When you don’t eat for a while, say 4 hours or more, your brain, in its infinite wisdom, decides to conserve energy.
It does this remarkably efficiently: it stores the nutrients with the most calories per gram, instead of burning it for fuel.
Whilst this may be a wonder of nature, but the nutrient it is hoarding – instead of burning – is fat.
Clever body. Poor mirror.
That’s why it is so important to eat every 3 hours or so – it keeps your body burning fat, instead of saving it.
So you’ll be eating often, but not massive amounts. Best advice I’ve found so far to keep you feeling like eating and training:
Don’t get hungry, but don’t get full either.