the people that I train who identify as heavy drinkers usually have a hard time controlling their calorie intake. 1. Drinks never have nutrition labels making it difficult to track 2. After downing a few drinks, you most likely forgot how much you've consumed. 3. You decided "F my diet" 4. Post-alcohol munchies
On top of all this, 5. fat burning is suppressed in the short term. So all calorie consumption during and after a night of drinking is more likely to be shuttled into fat stores.
However, it is possible to still reach your weight/fat loss goals! An alcohol calorie is still a calorie. So if you stay in a calorie deficit by the end of the day, week, month or year - you will lose weight.Read More