Why can't I loose my little belly pouch????? HELP

  • I've been working out HARD the last 3 months, burning between 500-700 calories a day and consuming 1200-1500 calories. I can definately notice how tone my body has become, even my abs but I have a fat pouch on my belly I can't get rid of! I eat a lot of fruits, veggies and lean meats and I weigh 126. Am I not consuming enough calories?

    joleen   by: joleen
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    Acidique  4 months ago by: Acidique

    Are you eating 1200-1500 calories a day, and then burning 500-700 of those calories you ate, for a total calorie consumption of between 500-1000 calories? If so, you are NOT eating enough. You need a minimum of 1200 calories to keep your body from thinking it's being thrown into starvation so it clings to everything it can.

    • Acidique
      Acidique 6 days ago

      You might try just adding things to what you're already eating. I'm not sure if you're on the ignite phase, but if not, you can add a little cheese to things to bump up the calorie content. Almond butter is a good one too. Any nuts are great calories. I know it's hard to eat when you don't want too. I wish I had that problem. I eat when I shouldn't!

    • joleen
      joleen 6 days ago

      Yes that's exactly what I'm doing, I've been trying to consume more calories the last few days but I feel like I'm forcing myself to eat when I'm not hungry.

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