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Every time I work out I'm starving
August 28, 2015, by Rebecca Jackson
"Help! Every time I work out, I'm STARVING!"

We hear this comment all the time. We work out hard, and then we defeat our success in the gym or outside, by over consumption when we are done. We have to stop this, or we will never get to our weight loss goals.

Being more hungry after starting a new workout routine is natural and normal. Your body is burning more calories than it's used to, and so it thinks it needs more to make up for that deficit. So, what do we do??

Well, we don't want to over-eat excess food that's not good for us. Instead, try filling your body with healthy fats and proteins. Fat and protein take longer for the body to digest, so when we consume it, we can feel more full for longer. Another way to battle the starving feeling is to eat every few hours throughout your day. By constantly giving your body some nutrients, it shouldn't ever get to that point of "starving." Eventually, your body will start to get used to the greater physical demand and the starving sensation will go away.

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Written by:

Rebecca Jackson
Rebecca is the Founder of Build It For Life.

Rebecca Jackson is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor. She is a working mom who believes that exercise should be part of everyday living. She received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Mary Washington.