Don’t like the calories tracker?
So I’ll attempt to not contradict myself… But you DON’T have to track calories as a method of making sure you’re eating to lose weight.
I’ve got another method for you today.
Don’t mistake what I’m saying – eating less calories than your body requires to maintain body weight is and will always be the governing factor to weight loss. And while I always try to encourage my clients to track their calories, it isn’t the only way.
Another simple method is to use your hand size (freakishly sized handed people are exempt – sorry!).
This is something I came across years ago, and used to use, even before I started using calorie and macro tracking, and it’s fool proof.
So providing you have a hand, and you’re eating between 3-4 meals a day, use these measurements:
(The example here is for men)
- Two palms of meat per meal (leaner cuts are more beneficial)
- Two fists of veggies
- Two cupped hands of carbs
- Two thumbs of fats (if you have a fattier cut of meat, drop to one thumb)
Keep yourself hydrated, exercise at least 3 times a week and try this out for 1 month, and providing that you’re eating around 70-80% single ingredient foods, you should see a good improvement in your body shape.