I'm sixteen, 120-125 lbs, 5'7", I do strength training 3 times a week plus walking, but otherwise I don't get out and do much... My body at percentage is also 21.2 (caliper testing at my gym)...
I'm just wondering what my macronutrient breakdown should look like? I'm wanting to lean out a bit, maybe look a little more athletic, if I could do so healthily.
Thank you in advance :D
If I were you I would focus on getting stronger, what type of strength program are you running? The side affect of getting stronger is that you should be able maintain a similar body weight whilst looking more athletic and dropping a couple of points of body fat - though 21% is a pretty healthy level for females.
So how to eat? You could try playing with cyclic low carb / high carb gig. So eat well and higher carb on your training days, and eat a little less and higher fat on non training days.
So as a rough guide and starting place on training days you may have 100 - 150g of carb and non training days around 50ish.
Carb/calorie-cycling works wonders.
I usually go ~2500kcal on workout days, ~2000kcal the day after, ~1500kcal the next. (Rinse, and repeat)
I IF every once in a while too. I'd recommend checking out Stuart McRobert's book Beyond Brawn.
Good luck / Be consistant. Being a paleo teen can be weird sometimes.
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