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Forum: Support group for just men 09-17-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,957
Posted By Mark999
Thanks Michael, I remember you from when I...

Thanks Michael,

I remember you from when I was here before. I even participated in one of your 10% challenges. I see you have caught up to me. I can't seem to keep going in one direction, unless...
Forum: Support group for just men 09-17-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,957
Posted By Mark999
I can certainly relate. I was headed in a good...

I can certainly relate. I was headed in a good direction. I lost 55 lbs. and was even starting to gain some muscle. Was doing Power 90 and C25K simultaneously. I even made it to running a 5K before ...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-18-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By Mark999
I've been giving in to temptation lately, too. ...

I've been giving in to temptation lately, too.

The bigger problem for me is not just trying to satisfy my hunger - it's dealing with my desire for the bad foods! I can consume frozen yogurt or ice...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-05-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,049
Posted By Mark999
I'm not a nutritionist or any other expert. I can...

I'm not a nutritionist or any other expert. I can only say what happened with me. I think, for myself, the early going was much easier to shed the pounds. I feel my body is always attempting to...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-05-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,049
Posted By Mark999
Welcome to Fitday. I'd say your number look...

Welcome to Fitday.

I'd say your number look fairly close based on the calculators I use. Keep in mind this is not an exact science for anyone. If you can get your actual results close to your...
Forum: Exercise 04-30-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 175,639
Posted By Mark999
I sorta exercised. My town has an annual festival...

I sorta exercised. My town has an annual festival and it was today. I walked around for 4 hours straight, only sitting long enough to eat. There was food everywhere - hamburgers, hot dogs, home baked...
Forum: Exercise 04-28-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Mark999
I'm 6' 3". I currently weigh 188-189 and most...

I'm 6' 3". I currently weigh 188-189 and most people would say I don't need to lose anymore weight at my height and they're probably right. I mainly need to work on composition. I have a medium frame...
Forum: Exercise 04-27-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,315
Posted By Mark999
I can only speak for myself. I imagine it all...

I can only speak for myself. I imagine it all depends on a persons condition when they start. For me, I'm 49 years old and I smoked for 28 years, had a desk job for 6 of the last 12 years and had...
Forum: Exercise 04-27-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 175,639
Posted By Mark999
Yes, today it was sunny and 69 degrees, so I put...

Yes, today it was sunny and 69 degrees, so I put in 9 miles. I jogged 3.7 miles and walked 5.3.
Forum: Exercise 04-27-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Mark999
I made some great progress with only 2 dumbbells...

I made some great progress with only 2 dumbbells (15 lb max), some resistance bands and a pull up bar. I did a workout routine called Power 90 (precursor to P90X), and it's loaded with ab workouts,...
Forum: Exercise 04-27-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,315
Posted By Mark999
I can remember trying to make it through those...

I can remember trying to make it through those first weeks. I thought running for 90 seconds and beyond would kill me. I was running through my neighborhood and I would use mailboxes as goal posts,...
Forum: Exercise 04-22-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,315
Posted By Mark999
I did Couch to 5K late last year. I had already...

I did Couch to 5K late last year. I had already been walking for a couple months but I really couldn't jog more than a city block or two. Couch to 5K got me to jogging 3 miles by the 5th week. The...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-22-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,386
Posted By Mark999
I would tend to agree that weight loss isn't...

I would tend to agree that weight loss isn't really the focus for anyone here. It's more accurate to say "fat loss goal". Lets face it, "weight" means everything - fat, muscle, bone, hair and nails....
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-19-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By Mark999
This is something I figured out while trying to...

This is something I figured out while trying to increase my protein. I never ate this my entire life but I eat the every week now. I have it as a snack or dessert.

1/2 cup canned pineapple chunks,...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-19-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By Mark999
Yes, slower is better! Being skinny isn't so...

Yes, slower is better! Being skinny isn't so pretty with loose hanging skin all about. :eek:

Going slower gives the skin time to rebound. Also, be sure to drink plenty of water. :cool:
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-18-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Mark999
No, 8 lbs. doesn't seem like a lot, but it's...

No, 8 lbs. doesn't seem like a lot, but it's actually 15% of total weight that I had lost and it was going back on just as fast as I was taking it off, if not a little faster. Had I continued on that...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-18-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By Mark999
I know it's easier said than done, but you (and...

I know it's easier said than done, but you (and I, and the rest of us) need to view our current state as the product of our lifestyle. Unfortunately this means that the only real life long solution...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-18-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,549
Posted By Mark999
I need more food now days.

I made it to within 6 lbs. of my goal and hit a wall. Not only would the weight not keep coming off, but I felt like I was literally starving as well. I had to start eating more food because I was...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-18-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By Mark999
My two cents...

Hi skysaff,

I've spent a lot of time online learning these formulas and I put it all into a spreadsheet. I decided to plug in your numbers and see what it says.

Using a lightly active life...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-14-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Mark999
I have a choice!

It was almost one year ago now that I got started on trying to get my body back into shape through diet and exercise. I've had some successes and some failures. When I began this journey I weighed...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-26-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,938
Posted By Mark999
I've been eating a lot of apples lately. Mostly...

I've been eating a lot of apples lately. Mostly Gala Apples. They are quite good with peanut butter, too. I average two apples a day, so I should be able to keep the doctor away for twice as long.
...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 01-31-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By Mark999
Change

Thanks for all the responses. I plan to give several of the things, said here, a try.

One person said to find out what it is you want and push yourself to reach it. I think in the end that's...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 01-30-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By Mark999
Maintaining Focus, Motivation, and Drive

Just like so much of nature, I too, seem to move through cycles. In the early going I was quite motivated and my focus was great. It seemed the my whole world was all about getting myself into a fit...
Forum: Exercise 01-19-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Mark999
Give this...

Give this (http://www.livestrong.com/article/335614-power-90-ab-ripper-100-exercises/) a try. It's the Ab Ripper 100 from Power 90. Do this routine for 6 weeks then double the reps of each exercise...
Forum: FitDay Classic Feedback and Support 01-17-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By Mark999
If the "calories you can eat" is at zero you have...

If the "calories you can eat" is at zero you have a data entry issue someplace. Check to insure you have setup your profile completely and correctly. Then recheck to make sure you have the weight...
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