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Forum: Support group for just men 01-21-2013, 10:54 PM
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Posted By rmnsuk
here we go again...

A few years ago I reached about 280lbs and decided to lose weight. I was quite successful and ended up at 185 at which point i had several crises in my life and the diet went out the window
It's...
Forum: Support group for just men 01-21-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,554
Posted By rmnsuk
At 303lbs (assuming you are obese) you don't have...

At 303lbs (assuming you are obese) you don't have to worry much about the details of weight lifting. You need to go to a gym and learn how to lift weights safely. Get your food intake sorted out and...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 02-16-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,024
Posted By rmnsuk
Birmingham UK It's a US site but we all have...

Birmingham UK

It's a US site but we all have our cross to bear :)
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 02-16-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,509
Posted By rmnsuk
the scale is just a tool to tell you your current...

the scale is just a tool to tell you your current weight. Some people like to track their weight daily other don't, it doesn't matter, do what you are comfortable with. If you track your weight every...
Forum: Support group for just men 02-16-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,252
Posted By rmnsuk
I agree with above - choose sedentary Also...

I agree with above - choose sedentary
Also double check that you log correctly. A 'cup' for instance is a lot less than you might think.
Forum: Support group for just men 02-12-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By rmnsuk
me too! If you are limiting your calories and...

me too!
If you are limiting your calories and exercising just be patient. Your body has had a bit of a shock and is adjusting. Stay with it and you will start losing again.
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 02-08-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,534
Posted By rmnsuk
I started at 280 so getting down to 180 seems...

I started at 280 so getting down to 180 seems like a nice round number :) I've been there before so I know it's possible. it'll just take some time !!
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 02-08-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,399
Posted By rmnsuk
I've been taking alli for 3-4 weeks. It is the...

I've been taking alli for 3-4 weeks. It is the best thing for giving feedback on bad eating habits! I try to limit fat as much as possible, but I end up with 30% anyway. The main problem is that I...
Forum: Food talk 02-03-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,259
Posted By rmnsuk
I have no problem eating protein bars or protein...

I have no problem eating protein bars or protein shakes and I love chinese food.
Forum: Food talk 02-03-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,623
Posted By rmnsuk
> Not only is it a poison, but it also confuses...

> Not only is it a poison, but it also confuses your body. Your body doesn't
> know what to do with artificial sweeteners because they are man-made

I'm really sorry you have been lured into...
Forum: Support group for just men 02-02-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By rmnsuk
> Your weight fluxiates through out the day ...

> Your weight fluxiates through out the day

also when you start out you will have relatively large losses. I started about 3 weeks ago and have lost about 12 pounds. That will slow now to 2 pounds...
Forum: Food talk 01-31-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,769
Posted By rmnsuk
> You both really need to go thru and read these...

> You both really need to go thru and read these 2 web sites

I've read some of the stuff on these websites and they've convinced me that they are typical 'conspiracy theory' sites.
Forum: Food talk 01-31-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,623
Posted By rmnsuk
> drinking diet soda is strongly correlated with...

> drinking diet soda is strongly correlated with overweight and obesity

People who are overweight tend to drink 'diet' drinks - well thats a surprise.

Nothing at all wrong with drinking diet...
Forum: Support group for just men 01-31-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,385
Posted By rmnsuk
Good luck. Chocolate and cheese are my downfall,...

Good luck. Chocolate and cheese are my downfall, and I hate cardio. But sticking to 2000 calories seems to work well for now. I'll have to reduce it a bit once I get nearer goal, but thats a long way...
Forum: Support group for just men 01-31-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By rmnsuk
What grumpyphil said is right. You need to eat a...

What grumpyphil said is right. You need to eat a balanced diet for the long term. Lowering your fat intake is good for general health as well as losing weight. If you want to put on muscle then lift...
Forum: Support group for just men 01-28-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,594
Posted By rmnsuk
I'm just doing some cardio at the moment. I'm...

I'm just doing some cardio at the moment. I'm pretty unfit so I'm working up, and time is limited so I can't workout every night. I have also started some absurdly light weights but not tracking them...
Forum: Support group for just men 01-26-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By rmnsuk
The new bike is cool - took and hour and a half...

The new bike is cool - took and hour and a half to set up, then 12 minutes to see what it can do.

Almost silent and the saddle is not bad. The cool thing is it's programmable and changes gear by...
Forum: Support group for just men 01-26-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,478
Posted By rmnsuk
> I started Fitday and my diet/excercise routine...

> I started Fitday and my diet/excercise routine on 1/6 and weighed in at
> 261. This morning I weighed 248.4.

If you have plenty of weight to lose (you and me both) and you are strict on...
Forum: Support group for just men 01-24-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By rmnsuk
Just ordered another one - york c201 from amazon...

Just ordered another one - york c201 from amazon - hope it's a good one.
It'll be here tuesday, so tuesdays workout will be lifting it upstairs and assembling it :)
Forum: Support group for just men 01-24-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By rmnsuk
my bike just broke !

:mad: My bike just broke :mad:

I got a bike years ago and used it a lot when I lost loads, but since then it's been in the garage for a couple of years. I used it this evening and it broke. It's...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 01-22-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,667
Posted By rmnsuk
I think the answer is that for sedentary people...

I think the answer is that for sedentary people 12 calories/pound is about maintenance. For athletes it's a starvation diet. You have to guess how many calories you need and then over time increase...
Forum: Support group for just men 01-22-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By rmnsuk
I just try to fix in my mind the anger at that...

I just try to fix in my mind the anger at that kid and the disgust I felt for myself when I realized it was MY fault.

Funnily enough I work in a team of 7 and 5 of us are eating healthy and...
Forum: Support group for just men 01-17-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By rmnsuk
What was the final straw?

Some kid in a supermarket said "Mummy, why does that man have boobs". Don't we have wonderful children in the UK? It did give me the impetus I needed to start losing weight though.

What triggered...
Forum: Food talk 01-17-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,506
Posted By rmnsuk
a good way to increase protein intake is to have...

a good way to increase protein intake is to have a whey protein shake after exercise. The protein will be available when most needed to rebilud muscle and whey has very little fat.
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 01-17-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,070
Posted By rmnsuk
I think weight loss is more to do with total...

I think weight loss is more to do with total calories than where the calories come from. Some diets get you to do fancy arithmatic with food. It works by getting you to watch what you eat rather than...
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