Ok all. So FYI I'm 28, 5'8, 158lbs right now. I've always been a hard gainer and somewhat slim, and only ever put any weight on after I started getting into fitness. That being said I have ALWAYS had this bit of belly fat. Even during my first Iraq tour when I dropped from 150 to 137 it stuck with me and has never really left. My goals are simple: put on lean muscle, increase endurance and strength, and not be as slim. End goal is to be in great shape for when I'm free to go for PJ indoc in the future. For exercise I do SOFWOD three times a week and swimming three times a week practicing the total immersion program to improve my swim with a day of rest. Diet is as follows: Breakfast: three egg whites and bowl of oatmeal (plain, with cinnamon sugar and milk mixed in) Lunch: usually turkey breast (2-4 slices) and about half a cup of broccoli Dinner: grilled chicken or fish or turkey breast, broccoli or green beans My rest day is also my cheat day for at least one meal, sometimes two. Try and not eat any bread, pasta or rice in meals. Supplements: whey protein, multivitamin, fish oil, quercitin, beta alanine (currently on month break from creatine) Don't feel like I'm putting on enough mass healthily honestly. Trying not to spend a lot of cash either given I split the grocery bill with the grandfather. Usually don't drink except on Friday & Saturday to unwind for the weekend, and it's usually no more than a sixer of Guinness of shiner bock, though sometimes I'll enjoy some Johnny walker. Ok all lay it on me! I'm not planning on really changing my workout routine on the advice of a mentor on here but you can comment if you want , still diet advice would be most welcome!