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Old 11-04-2012, 06:49 PM   #10 (permalink)
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How the heck are you guys hitting 35-40% proteins? I literally have to consciously eat extra tuna, eggs, and snack on lunch meat all the time just to get close to 30%!
I don't. I am usually more in the 25% - 30% range.

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I finally budged the scale this week by 2 pounds, but went out to lunch with a friend on Friday, ate a bacon burger and fries, and the scale added a whole pound! What is that??
That is most likely salt/water weight. Restaurant foods have huge amounts of sodium. Give it time.

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I'm really starting to think that my caloric requirements are less than what they were a couple months and 20# ago.
Yes, your caloric requirements do go down after you've lost 20 lbs.; there is not as much mass to move, so it takes less energy, and calories are energy. If you are updating your weight in FitDay, it should reflect a lower calories burned number now than it did 20 lbs. ago. One way to counterbalance this a bit is to include weight training...muscle burns more calories pound for pound than non-muscle tissue.
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