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      09-28-2012, 10:20 PM   #45
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You may try this Glucoach It will stabilize healthy glucose level and crank up your metabolism. My mom is a witness, she tried it and says it melts her fat. Also highly recommended when you over eat or consume a lot of alcohol. Pm me with other questions.
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You may try this Glucoach It will stabilize healthy glucose level and crank up your metabolism. My mom is a witness, she tried it and says it melts her fat. Also highly recommended when you over eat or consume a lot of alcohol. Pm me with other questions.
Any prob with blood pressure,education or anti depressives?
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Go to a CrossFit gym. Buy a Paleo cookbook. Stop eating simple carbs and sugar. No sugar. Water = no sugar. Gatorade = sugar. Feed yourself like you fuel your car.

Hierarchy of importance:

1. NUTRITION
2. Exercise
3. Rest

Don't focus on a diet just don't eat shit food. Don't drink soda.....ever.......EVER! Start there dude.
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      09-30-2012, 11:20 PM   #48
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Any prob with blood pressure,education or anti depressives?
No problems all safe, in fact your mood is getting better especially with Classic one.
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      10-02-2012, 04:21 PM   #49
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hey op, there's some sound advice on here and some... not so sound advice. I'll just throw my 2 cents in as well. not sure if you listened to what others have already said about your calories being way too low, but just to give you an idea, i'm 5'10" 180 and i'm cutting at 1350 cals. So your cal intake should be way higher. You may lose a ton of weight really quickly at 1300 cals... but once you eat just a little more, you'll start gaining weight again. Just eating a bunch of protein (to stay satiated longer) and keep carbs and sugars to a minimum... don't make it so complicated, at such a high weight, there is no need. Once you get down to a good weight, then you can worry about counting cals and getting in your macros and all that.

At this point, I'd recommend just walking for your cardio and start working compound lifts (dead lifts, bench, squats... etc), I'm a strong believer in heavy weight training. I maybe in the minority here but I believe that if you lift heavy, there's no real need for cardio...

Anyways, this is just my approach. There are many different ways to lose weight, most important thing is to educate yourself about how it all works, pick a method, and stick to it... be patient, this stuff doesn't happen overnight... and if it does, it won't last...
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Hey man,

I dont usually post in threads like these but its very close to my heart. I lost 47 pounds this year since January 1st (first new years resolution I kept lol) and i couldnt feel better about myself. As others have mentioned, its not a diet change its a lifestyle change. I went from 225 to 178 and it took me a little over 8 months. Thats healthy, sustainable weight loss. Crash dieting and pills will leave you in a worse position than you were in before. trust me, iv been up to 235 and down to 175 a few times.

THERE ARE NO SECRETS, i repeat, NO SECRETS. Do research, look into muscle confusion (a technique that p90x and insanity use, however i am not a fan of either extreme calorie burning routine as it is, imho, not sustainable).

Diet is 80%, workout is 20%. Dont fool yourself into thinking its otherwise, and im being conservative with those figures. Also it is important to cheat or you will want to kill yourself. Hormone levels inevitably change when your diet changes drastically. Speak to a nutritionist/dietician and find out your Resting Metabolic Rate and work from there. Count calories. If you have an iPhone, download one of many apps (i use LoseIt!).

If you want any other tips, hit me up, i have been an inspiration to a lot of my friends but i couldnt have done it without the countless hours of research i did myself to get to where i am.
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      10-02-2012, 05:55 PM   #51
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If you can afford it, Order a M135i or somothing that has a 12+ weeks to get.

Set yourself the first target weight for that time period

Then you have the time it takes for the car to arrive to loose the weight you set yourself.

This gives you a goal to aim at and helps you stick to whatever weight loss programme you use. Reduce the food intake, do not remove food items (that only makes you crave it)

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I need to lose weight too.. I used to be 150-180 now im at 221.

I have no motivation to go to the gym anymore... part of it is the meds I take (need to take ) cause weight gain, and they slow you down. So im getting like triple screwed.
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If you can afford it, Order a M135i or somothing that has a 12+ weeks to get.

Set yourself the first target weight for that time period

Then you have the time it takes for the car to arrive to loose the weight you set yourself.

This gives you a goal to aim at and helps you stick to whatever weight loss programme you use. Reduce the food intake, do not remove food items (that only makes you crave it)

Good luck
Man... that'll be some crazy motivation right there!

I agree with getting the M135i... but I have to respectfully disagree with the not removing food items... it's pretty critical to be eating clean foods in order to properly nourish your body, and a caloric deficit only makes it that much more important to choose the correct foods.
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Stop eating simple carbs and sugar. No sugar. Water = no sugar. Gatorade = sugar. Feed yourself like you fuel your car.

Hierarchy of importance:

1. NUTRITION
2. Exercise
3. Rest

Don't focus on a diet just don't eat shit food. Don't drink soda.....ever.......EVER! Start there dude.


Excellent advice!

I have lost over 40lbs since June by cutting out grains, starchy vegetables and sugars. No bread, potatoes, rice, pasta or any sugar whatsoever. Just meat, fish, poultry, eggs, salads and vegetables. And fat, lots of it!!!
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      10-07-2012, 09:16 PM   #55
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The very best way is to really eat good foods... Try to minimize carbs and processed food and eat as much as you want of it but just don't eat crap! Eventually your body will become used to the blander tastes and they will become easy to eat! Just work at eating better foods and the weigh will just start to fall off
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For losing weight exercise and diet both are important. If you want to lose weight then you must avoid oily food like burgers and pizza. Try to eat less but healthy food. You can also do exercise like running and jogging. Both are effective.
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Hi SyL3nTFoRcE,
To lose 83 lbs break your meals in 5/6 small meals including snacks and prefer raw food over processed food. Increase your water intake, start drinking green tea and avoid beverages, soda and even diet soda. Do not eat late and before going to bed. Have enough sleep of 7/8 hours a day.
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Read "The Rapid Fat Loss Handbook" by Lyle McDonald.
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No doubt, that the best time to work out is morning if you intend to do yoga, or stretching movements a lot, since they require an empty stomach, and if you need to build muscle, you have to put in something at least an hour before workout for best results, but coming to your case ( if by now you haven't reached your target shape) my advice is to increase intake of water.

Workout in a heated room (little more than normal temp.) and include Chia seeds in your diet. That way, you will be gaining strength as you lose weight gradually. They need to be soaked in water before consuming. Good if they are available in your area, or you can go for a Chia gel by ordering online
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Go to the gym, start lifting, get on a calorie defict. You'll thank me later, trust me. I'll give you a work out schedule
Mon - Chest/Calves
Wed - Back/Biceps/Traps
Fri - Shoulders/Deltoids
Sat - Quads/Hamstrings

##ONLY EXERCISES YOU NEED TO DO##

Chest - Flat Barbell x3 - Incline Benchpress x3 - Slight Incline Dumbell Fly x3 - Burnout Pushups to Failure x1 - Seated Calf Raises x4

Back - Pendlay Barbekk Rows x3 - VBAR Attachment Pulldowns x3 - One-Arm Dumbell Rows x2 (Each Arm)

Shoulers/Triceps - Seated or Standing Military Press x4 - Standing Side Lateral Raises x3 (Eacg Arn) - Bodyweight Tricep Dips x3 - Tricep Pushdowns x3

Quads/Hamstrings - Seated Leg Extentions x2 - Laying Hamsring Curl x2 - Barbell Squat x3 - Deadlift x3

~ Crucuial Training Tips ~
- use pefect forn on all lifts ESPECIALLY - Squats, Deaadlifts, Military Press, Benchpress
- #1 focus should be to retain all strength on compound lifts - if possible try & get stronger
- lift between 5-12 reps - anything over is useless
- with ALL upprbody movements GUIDE with the elbows
- keep workout under 1hour if possible'

~ Crucual Diet Tips ~
- consune 0.75g of protein per lb of bodyweight
- bodyweight x 15 - 500 = calories consumed for cutting
- Healthy Fat are crucual for muscle buildig hormones - aim for atleast 70g of fats everyday

# AIM TO LOSE NO MORE THAN 2lbs A WEEK OR YOU WILL RISK LOSING MUSCLE #
# if you're eating between 1900-2200 calories a day cardio will not be necessary if you are trying to build muscle while losing fat
# DRINK ATLEAST 10 TALL GLASSES OF WATER EVERYDAY
# ONLY SUPPLEMENTS YOU NEED - Whey Protein, Creatine, Beta Alaninine, EC STACK FOR MAXIMAL FATLOSS (16mg Ephedribe, 20mg caffien) EC Stack taken direcly in the morning & id afternoon,

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CONSISTENCY IS THE MOST CRUCUAL FACTOR IN LOSING WEIGT
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So calories is really a big factor i never believed it honestly. It will be ahrd for me to keep a calorie count, ive been told at least 1000 a day? I know my hunger will want to eat greasy foods but i really am making a sacrafice. Im thinking running at the gym will help me, but with little upper body and lower body workouts, but mainly focusing on running.

I noticed that im really overweight and smoking is making it worse but quitting cold turkey will be difficult but im looking at the end of all this when im healthy

1000 calories a day!? DO NOT ONLY EAT 1000 calories a day. you're basically starving yourself.

Try to eat 1900-2200 calories a day. Use a calorie counter.
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dont go out much try to avoid it st8 up gym and diet i lost a 100lbs by just that 5 days a week in the gym for 3-4 hrs start off slow like 1-2 hrs daily go by the 80\20 ratio 80 be good 20 cheat give up most carbs and watch your cals
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What worked for me was the Paleo Diet and joining Crossfit gym. I started at 300 a year and a half ago, now i'm down to 195. Read through this, it's not for everyone, it's like alot of people said on here, a lifestyle change but it worked for me.

http://paleodietlifestyle.com/
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You've got so much advice already your head's probably spinning. The bottom line is 'go with what you can persist with'. I'm probably similar to you in many ways:
  1. I too found it problematic sticking to a diet for a long time
  2. I love my food!
  3. I hate doing exercise for exercise's sake
  4. Counting calories confuses the hell out of me

However, the NHS here in the UK runs a pretty good scheme to help people lose weight. It's not about restricting what you eat per se - more around reducing overall volume to match your activity.

Everyone's right that your activity has to be greater than your intake to lose weight. But the sustainable way of STARTING to do this:
  1. You need to reduce your stomach size - basically you eat too much. You want to eat something so bad you wolf it down in seconds. Get away from that - start to really taste your food and figure out what you love to eat & don't avoid it - embrace it. Just eat it alot slower. Chew your food like 30 times before swallowing. Drink water between mouthfuls so you taste the food properly each time. read or watch the stuff by Paul McKenna called 'I can make you thin'. I'm not a fan of hypnotists but this isn't hypnotism - it's simple logic. If you love food then really taste it and take your time over it and chew it well. That alone makes a HUGE difference. Do this for at least 2-3 weeks and your stomach will shrink and you'll automatically feel fuller with less food.
  2. You need to keep your general metabolism going higher. Once you get going with the first point, then you'll find yourself getting hungrier. Make sure you don't leave too long a gap between eating things - then you'll get overhungry and you'll over-eat. Breakfast, lunch, dinner - and maybe 1 snack between each of those. This should get your body generally more active and burning calories without you even doing anything special - ever wondered how some people can do no exercise and eat all they want but not get fat - similar concept. Try to eat dinner early - like 6-7pm and then not eat anything horrible in the evening. If you have to have desserts etc then do it in the daytime, so your body has time to process it properly. As soon as you hit the sack, it's going to fat!
  3. You need to keep a food diary and spot what you're doing right/wrong. It's not calorie counting, but it's close. Once you're getting the hang of point 1, you need to balance your diet. Increase your veg/fruit intake to match your meats. Decrease your meats & carbs drastically. Decrease fats and dairy too. This is easily said by everyone but the way to do it is only eat the things you love and eat it slow - that way you WILL reduce these things. Your food diary will keep you honest and track how your weight changes week to week with your efforts on what food you've eaten.

I'm no guru, but this is what's worked for me. Good luck.
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Okay heres my deal I was at most 301lb ate a lot of crap and sugar and all that stull couldn't get enough of it when I started to think and vision how I wanted to look and went to the gym even though you know all the guys in there staring at me , But you gotta start somewhere right , So I did it cut all the sugar out no soda's no candy no Burger King and today Im at 190lb and with a New M5 Im looking sexy then ever and this is a True Storie , Don't let people put you down I didn't care I was determined
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