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Forum: Weight Loss Tips 08-03-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By stocky1
Unless you are going for ketosis (less than 50...

Unless you are going for ketosis (less than 50 carbs per day), it shouldn't really cause too much water weight if you only go over by 20-30 grams. However, if you really have a blow out day then just...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 07-30-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,225
Posted By stocky1
To be honest, since you are female you have a lot...

To be honest, since you are female you have a lot of things stacked against you when talking about losing weight. Less muscle mass, more potential water weight and other things. I really have a lot...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 07-29-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,225
Posted By stocky1
Well, it can take 3 days or more to release the...

Well, it can take 3 days or more to release the water. Not sure exactly why and it varies from person to person. Sometimes what happens is people eat salty food frequently so, they may be dumping...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 07-29-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,225
Posted By stocky1
Normally when you see unexplained gains it's...

Normally when you see unexplained gains it's water weight. If you eat salty stuff, you will gain some water weight.

The other, and most common, thing is that you simply are underestimating how...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 07-28-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,225
Posted By stocky1
It's true, what you say. But still 3500 is still...

It's true, what you say. But still 3500 is still a good estimate.

There are actually people who need less than 3500 to burn a pound of fat and some who need closer to 4K to lose a pound of fat....
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 07-26-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 21,526
Posted By stocky1
I'm currently, 227 and 5'6. I did a bod pod...

I'm currently, 227 and 5'6.

I did a bod pod to get a baseline last week and I was about 43% BF. I had 134 lbs of lean mass. I plan to put on some muscle (or at least try) while losing weight.
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Forum: Support group for just men 07-23-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,021
Posted By stocky1
I agree that BMI is not that useful but then we...

I agree that BMI is not that useful but then we all think we're large framed.

I was once 185 lbs and 5'6" and had 12% according to calibers. Well, after about 10-12 years of sitting on the couch...
Forum: Support group for just men 07-23-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,287
Posted By stocky1
Flaxseed oil also has the benefit of making...

Flaxseed oil also has the benefit of making things stick to your ribs a little longer. Good for keeping hunger under control.
Forum: Support group for just men 07-23-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,287
Posted By stocky1
Tandoor is right on with the natural fats. This...

Tandoor is right on with the natural fats. This is one of the reasons taking a fish oil supplement is important.

As for midwestj's post:

General rule of thumb is your maintenance is 11x body...
Forum: Support group for just men 07-22-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,531
Posted By stocky1
Yes, you are correct. Though, the reason lifting...

Yes, you are correct. Though, the reason lifting is better in some ways than cardio is that you metabolism can be raised for as much as 48 hours after the exercise, while residual burn from cardio...
Forum: Support group for just men 07-21-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,955
Posted By stocky1
100% correct, right there.

100% correct, right there.
Forum: Support group for just men 07-21-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,955
Posted By stocky1
Where in there does it say ketones cannot be used...

Where in there does it say ketones cannot be used as energy? Just because ketones are a by product of fat oxidation does not mean they cannot be used as energy.

Yes, your basic idea that if...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 07-21-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,452
Posted By stocky1
http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/23/6/779....

http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/23/6/779.full.pdf


Edit: I should add that Vesceral fat is more active than subcutaneous fat but neither is as active as muscle.
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 07-21-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,651
Posted By stocky1
Plan for more calories when exercising

Yes, your problem may be too few calories.

Your BMR is about 1800 or so.

I would say if you ate 1500 per day and burned 200 or so you should lose some weight.

Now, if you've been eating...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 07-21-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,452
Posted By stocky1
Sorry, I missed where she said 1200 calories. ...

Sorry, I missed where she said 1200 calories.


Yes, your problem may be too few calories.

Your BMR is about 1800 or so.

I would say if you ate 1500 per day and burned 200 or so you should...
Forum: Support group for just men 07-21-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,531
Posted By stocky1
Still awaiting your proof. The only study...

Still awaiting your proof.

The only study I've ever seen that somewhat makes spot reducing seem possible says that lipolysis in the muscle is higher when you contract the muscle but it does not...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 07-21-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,452
Posted By stocky1
Have you reduced your calories since you've...

Have you reduced your calories since you've dropped 50lbs?

Fat is a metabolically active tissue, so with less fat comes the neeed for less calories. Some suggest a 50 calories reduction for every...
Forum: Exercise 07-21-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By stocky1
As others have mentioned I think it depends on...

As others have mentioned I think it depends on where you are at and what your goals are.

If you are obese and just want to lose weight, just getting off of the couch and eating right will allow...
Forum: Support group for just men 07-21-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,955
Posted By stocky1
Well, you are both right to a point. ...

Well, you are both right to a point.

Ketones are a by product of buring fat. This is most commonly seen when insulin levels are very low, not allowing the body to use glucose for energy. So,...
Forum: Support group for just men 07-21-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,531
Posted By stocky1
Ok, josh, if you are so correct why does...

Ok, josh, if you are so correct why does virtually every study and every expert on the subject say you are wrong?

Several studies have been done that show this does not work. Do you really think...
Forum: Support group for just men 07-20-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,426
Posted By stocky1
No, you can't. You absolutely cannot spot reduce...

No, you can't. You absolutely cannot spot reduce or "burn fat in target specific areas".

Excercising your abs does not make you lose weight soley in your abs, maybe not at all. The way fat comes...
Forum: Success Stories 07-19-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,952
Posted By stocky1
Nice, job. Definitely had some gear here,...

Nice, job.

Definitely had some gear here, but you still have to do the work to get the results.
Forum: Success Stories 07-19-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,572
Posted By stocky1
P90X does work. It's very tough, but if you can...

P90X does work. It's very tough, but if you can say you completed it then you've accomplished something.

I did p90x for about a month, then injured myself (not doing p90x) so I had to quit for a...
Forum: Support group for just men 07-19-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,426
Posted By stocky1
Well, the problem is that genetics determines...

Well, the problem is that genetics determines where the fat comes off and in what order.

Most people see a good amount of difference in the face after only a relatively small loss. There's really...
Forum: Support group for just men 07-16-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,009
Posted By stocky1
Thanks, for your service. My brother spent...

Thanks, for your service.

My brother spent the better part of two years in afgan, in the mountains, with a special forces unit. Tough work but much appreciated.

Anyway, to your question.
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