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Old 01-06-2008, 06:05 PM   #1
Larry Wright
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Zone seems like alot of food.

I just started the Zone diet. I am 6'2 about 350-360. I started doing something about my weight right after Thanksgiving. I found Crossfit about a month ago. I have started the beginners routine found on the website the day after Christmas. The Zone is alot of food. I do 4 blocks protien, carb, and fat five times a a day 3 meals and 2 snacks based on the recommendation for my size ( X-Large male). Is this normal? I actually started yesterday but comparing it to the way I was eating before It seems like alot. I am on fitday.com I started posting before Christmas but was inconsistent due to the holiday. I am just checking to see if I am getting this right.

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Old 01-07-2008, 10:31 AM   #2
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Re: Zone seems like alot of food.

Larry, I noticed the same thing when I started on the zone. For me, it was a lot more volume, but fewer calories than my previous eating habits. It just took some getting used to, that's all. If you stick with it, you really will feel better. I know I do.
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Old 01-07-2008, 01:00 PM   #3
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Re: Zone seems like alot of food.

You could try calculating it based on your lean mass rather than your frame size. Use the Dr sears web site, and you can estimate your body fat percentage or have it measured.

Another method is black box it. Eat this recommended amount untill you hit the limit of the diet. Meanng no more weight loss or muscle gain, and then tweak it to suit your needs.

Less blocks to get smaller, more blocks to get bigger, more fat to maintain weight if you are simply getting thin.
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