If we told you that the secret to looking skinny was to ‘eat like a man’, you'd probably think that we were pulling your damn leg. But yes — the trick to burning fat is to simply eat like a man. This doesn't mean that you should be wolfing down the same portions as your man, as that would have the opposite effect.
Instead, consume more animal proteins on the days that you’re hitting the weights (that was our January #fitgoals right?) and eating a more vegetarian-inspired palate on cardio-intensive workouts, travel or rest days.It's also more advisable to drink more water to curb those hunger pangs and getting tired from dehydration, something us gals are more susceptible too. Also, eat constantly — this helps boost the metabolism by keeping it high and burning calories. Here are more ways for you to choose from ...
EAT WHEN HUNGRY, NOT STRESSED
Don’t let yourself get hungry! You make far worse food choices when your belly is empty (ever been grocery shopping when you’re starving?). The trick is to eat before you actually get too hungry, that way you’ll make healthier food selections. Women often use food to help cope with stress, which is problematic because the foods we tend to eat when frazzled are typically sweet, salty and fatty, which can actually worsen your stress levels. So if you do need to stress-eat, choose quality foods instead.