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Old 08-06-2010, 09:54 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I also don't know how fast you are expecting the weight to come off. 1-2 pounds a week is what you should aim for, anything more long term can be unhealthy. So if you are getting 1-2 pounds per week you are doing fine, but I still recommend limiting the alcohol if you want to change your body composition, and not just lose weight.

It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself. ~Muhammad Ali

You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures. ~Charles C. Noble
July 6th 2010: 225 lbs, 24% body fat
Nov 30th 2010: 181 lbs, 12% body fat
Dec 28th 2010: 177 lbs, 11% bf
Total weight loss 48 lbs.
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