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superu superu
Wed, Mar 17, 2010 15:03
doing something wrong?
iam not sure if i am doing this right. i have lost over a 100lbs in about 13 months. i still have a lot of fat to lose,stomach of course i work out 5 days a week for about an hour and a half a day. very intense workouts. 30-40 min cardio and at least 40-50 min weight training. and i cant seem to lose anymore. i know i am probably putting muscle on, but it do not feel like the fat is coming off. i do eat very well,good food ,right portions any suggestions

holieta holieta
Wed, Mar 17, 2010 16:03
Change something.....
Dietician recently told me when you stop losing is when your body is used to doing what its doing. To get it going again and "wake it up" you need to make a change. Either by changing something in your exercises or change something in your foods. Right now your body doesn't have to work so by making a change you will force it to work again. You've come a long way!!! Congrats to you!!! Keep up the good work!!!

vyskol vyskol
Sun, Mar 21, 2010 14:03
try something different
Try increasing your calories a bit to give your metabolism a boost. It sounds counter intuitive, but if you've been "dieting" for over a year, your body may have dropped its metabolic rate down to such a point that it becomes extremely difficult to lose weight. Usually good exercise will counter this, but not always; especially if you're running at a large calorie deficit.

It *could* also be that since losing all that weight, you're no longer at a calorie deficit and you need to decrease your calories.

Hard to say without more info (current weight and diet). But I'd pick one, try it for a couple weeks and check the results. Then adjust or switch according to those results.

beyourownmodel beyourownmodel
Sun, Mar 21, 2010 23:03
The other's are correct. Your doing such a Great job. I think changeing your workout is the best. Try "upping the intensity of whatever it is that your doing. It should help you to burn more calories.

hope this helps.

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