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Forum: Food talk 05-05-2010, 12:51 PM
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Posted By glenn1978
In addition to the info that has been posted, on...

In addition to the info that has been posted, on the days that I am falling behind on my protien intake, I will grab a protien bar as well. There are some good ones out there that will give you 20g...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-05-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,121
Posted By glenn1978
Your post is right on gallusgal. I have done...

Your post is right on gallusgal. I have done many a face palm with some of the stuff I have read on the forums...especially when absolutes start getting thrown around. Everyone is different, and...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-20-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,975
Posted By glenn1978
The point I was trying to make by saying that you...

The point I was trying to make by saying that you lose fat in layers is you can't target a specific area of fat and lose it by doing one type of exercise. You can tone certain groups of muscles, but...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-09-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,149
Posted By glenn1978
just so I don't come across as totally...

just so I don't come across as totally disagreeing with you, I agree that there are combinations of food consumption that will lead to differing results. After my lifting sessions, I make sure to...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-09-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,149
Posted By glenn1978
wow i must be a odd ball then :) ...I have not...

wow i must be a odd ball then :) ...I have not timed a single meal or snack. I eat and perform cardio to maintain a consistant caloric deficit below my BMR. In doing so I have consistantly lost 1.8...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 04-09-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,982
Posted By glenn1978
I go by a 40C/30P/30F ratio. It was mentioned,...

I go by a 40C/30P/30F ratio. It was mentioned, and should be mentioned again that these ratios have nothing to due with fat loss. As long as you are burning more calories then you consume then you...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-08-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,975
Posted By glenn1978
Started getting serious in Nov. @ 227 lbs. ...

Started getting serious in Nov. @ 227 lbs.

Goal is 170 lbs by the end of may. I am currently at 180 lbs.

31 YO male; 6ft tall....
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-08-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,975
Posted By glenn1978
what farr said...you cannot spot reduce fat ...

what farr said...you cannot spot reduce fat

As much as I wish one could, this is just not possible. Your body losses fat in a layered effect much like a onion.

A punching bag is a great...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-08-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,149
Posted By glenn1978
that makes sense...people who just go and drop...

that makes sense...people who just go and drop their calories do run the risk of losing muscle. There are some that can be done to insure the loss of muscle is kept to a minimum though. If you are...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-06-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,149
Posted By glenn1978
Please explain this... All weight loss boils...

Please explain this...

All weight loss boils down to the simple idea that calories out has to be greater then calories in. There are not magic food combinations or magic eating times that will...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-26-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,149
Posted By glenn1978
Verdy, Your suggestions sound interesting on...

Verdy,

Your suggestions sound interesting on the morning drink...I will definately look into that. I know Cardio also is a good means to jump start your metabolism, but I can't do it first thing...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-26-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,149
Posted By glenn1978
Melissa, I know that you mentioned pretty...

Melissa,

I know that you mentioned pretty specific schedule in another post about timing your eating. Could provide some reports or logic on how eating in this manner will lead to weight loss...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-26-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,238
Posted By glenn1978
Wow paul...Melissa's teas must be amazing for you...

Wow paul...Melissa's teas must be amazing for you to jump to the defense of her. I could only wish for complete strangers on the internet to support me if someone challenges my posts on the...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-19-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By glenn1978
You are so right on the numbers...it can be way...

You are so right on the numbers...it can be way overwhelming in the beginning. I think it took me about a month and a half before I settled on what numbers to be aiming for. Someone said it...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-18-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By glenn1978
wow

I have to agree with the other poster 1200 calories mixed with 8 hours of working out is pretty nuts...Did you lose a lot of weight while you were there? I am curious how your body reacted to that...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-17-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,238
Posted By glenn1978
wow thanks guys...sorry if my 2 cents rubbed you...

wow thanks guys...sorry if my 2 cents rubbed you the wrong way...

1. I did read the post...all is says is don't overeat. If you look at what I said, I was adding to that and fleshing out that it...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-16-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By glenn1978
I wouldn't trust the numbers that fitday gives...

I wouldn't trust the numbers that fitday gives you for calorie expenditures on activities. If I ate up to the level fitday said I burned at I would be gaining weight like crazy.

You can use the...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-16-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By glenn1978
It is true that muscle will burn more calories at...

It is true that muscle will burn more calories at rest then fat does, but I would get frustrated waiting for my muscles to catch up to my goals. If you are trying to bulk up, I would understand...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-16-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,977
Posted By glenn1978
no problem...just make sure that in trying to get...

no problem...just make sure that in trying to get that amount of protein in you are still staying within your daily calorie limits...that will be what pushes you towards weight loss. The protein...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-16-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,238
Posted By glenn1978
More important then when you eat, is how much you...

More important then when you eat, is how much you eat. Make sure that you know what your daily caloric needs are and maintaining a calorie deficit. You could perfectly time your overeating and...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-16-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,977
Posted By glenn1978
my bad...it should be your weight - (your...

my bad...it should be

your weight - (your weight * body fat percentage) = lean mass
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-15-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,977
Posted By glenn1978
easy rule of thumb

For an active person (working out 3-5 days a week) I have found that the best way to determine my protein intake is simply eating 1 gram of protein per lb of lean body mass.

That means you take...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-15-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,977
Posted By glenn1978
I supplement with Whey protein powder. I will...

I supplement with Whey protein powder. I will usually have a shake made with 1% milk for breakfast, and one in the afternoon (usually after I work out) with some frozen fruit. Also fish, protein...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-15-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By glenn1978
Also, I would not trust the "calories burned"...

Also, I would not trust the "calories burned" calculations you get from fitday. If I ate the 3000 calories that it says I would burn, I would be ballooning not maintaining. For some reasons, the...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 03-15-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By glenn1978
I posted this in another thread, but it applies...

I posted this in another thread, but it applies here.

By and large losing weight is about taking in less calories then you need to burn in a given day. What has worked for me (down 40 lbs since...
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