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Forum: Support group for just men 03-10-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,239
Posted By midwestj
Giving up is simply not an option that you can...

Giving up is simply not an option that you can take if you want to be successful.
Forum: Diets 01-11-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,472
Posted By midwestj
Michael that reminds me of when people say light...

Michael that reminds me of when people say light beer isn't real beer lol.

I can see what you mean, but fasting for only 24 hours at a time is easy to fit in your life. I am unsure of how long...
Forum: Diets 01-10-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,472
Posted By midwestj
Green tea and gum should not interrupt the fast....

Green tea and gum should not interrupt the fast. Avoid food items and drinks with calories like soda, juice and specialty coffees.

I remember reading that anything around 15-20 calories is fine,...
Forum: Diets 01-08-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,472
Posted By midwestj
The book is a research based overview of how...

The book is a research based overview of how fasting effects the body and metabolism. If you want the information in the book I suggest you buy it.

Brad Pilon basically preaches simplicity in the...
Forum: Exercise 01-07-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,168
Posted By midwestj
What the? Yeah push-ups are a good warm...

What the?


Yeah push-ups are a good warm up.
Forum: Exercise 01-06-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,168
Posted By midwestj
If you want to build muscle you have to do one of...

If you want to build muscle you have to do one of two things:

Lift heavy and lift progressively heavier or:

Lift until failure every time


I choose progressive loading. Lifting until...
Forum: Diets 01-06-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,472
Posted By midwestj
Its not a one meal a day approach. I eat normally...

Its not a one meal a day approach. I eat normally every day. 3 meals + snacks. Sometimes more.

I fast once or twice a week for 24 hours. I never go a complete day without eating. Today I am going...
Forum: Diets 01-06-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,472
Posted By midwestj
I have exercised and lifted weights while...

I have exercised and lifted weights while fasting, it really is no different. Sometimes it is better because 100% of your energy is going into the workout, instead of into food and digestion.
...
Forum: Diets 01-06-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,472
Posted By midwestj
Yep this is the exact structure. I usually do it...

Yep this is the exact structure. I usually do it Thursday and Sunday or just Sunday.

When I fast I just mentally accept that I am not eating because I am fasting, if I do get any hunger pains...
Forum: Diets 01-04-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,472
Posted By midwestj
The fat burning from fasting actually kicks in a...

The fat burning from fasting actually kicks in a lot sooner than that. Usually within 6 hours if I am not mistaken.

I started fasting for weight loss and for health as a lifestyle just recently. I...
Forum: Success Stories 12-31-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,416
Posted By midwestj
Michael, I recently bought into this whole...

Michael, I recently bought into this whole fasting thing. Check out a book by Brad Pilon called Eat Stop Eat.

I started this method and stopped counting calories and nutrient macros. I have still...
Forum: Exercise 12-30-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By midwestj
Its much easier to burn the weight off through...

Its much easier to burn the weight off through creating a calorie deficit with diet, rather than exercise.

Exercise helps us maintain and build muscle. Build endurance among other things. But 500...
Forum: Success Stories 12-28-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,416
Posted By midwestj
That seems very anecdotal to me. By the rules of...

That seems very anecdotal to me. By the rules of human biology the body stores calories during moments of calorie surplus. When you reach a point of having a caloric deficit the body uses stored...
Forum: Diets 12-28-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,286
Posted By midwestj
As long as you are not fasting for a period of...

As long as you are not fasting for a period of longer than 24 hours, the body has enough stored energy in the form of glycogen to power a weight lifting session.

You would however run into a...
Forum: Diets 12-28-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,286
Posted By midwestj
I picked up the book Eat Stop Eat and since then...

I picked up the book Eat Stop Eat and since then I have done two weeks with a single fast and last week I did two fasts. Even after pigging out on holiday treats and potlucks for the last couple of...
Forum: Exercise 12-23-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,754
Posted By midwestj
These are pretty cool devices because you could...

These are pretty cool devices because you could wear this while doing all sorts of body weight exercises.

I would try and spend some extra money on one that is adjustable in size and able to...
Forum: Success Stories 12-23-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,416
Posted By midwestj
The whole idea of being naturally thin takes away...

The whole idea of being naturally thin takes away the credit of the people who are working at staying healthy and fit.

Naturally thin? Ya maybe as a school aged child.

The people I know who...
Forum: Success Stories 12-21-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,382
Posted By midwestj
<----------------- WINNER! Thanks for all...

<----------------- WINNER!

Thanks for all your votes and support, it helped me win first place!
Forum: Exercise 12-21-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,865
Posted By midwestj
Thats hilarious! Whats sexier ladies: calf...

Thats hilarious!

Whats sexier ladies: calf muscles or biceps?
Forum: Success Stories 12-21-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,382
Posted By midwestj
No I think that was swo7. I use the...

No I think that was swo7.

I use the accu-measure fitness 3000 and the handheld scanner at my gym both read about 11% atm.
Forum: Success Stories 12-20-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,382
Posted By midwestj
Nice thats pro! I'll announce the results...

Nice thats pro!

I'll announce the results when I find out.
Forum: Exercise 12-20-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,865
Posted By midwestj
Try Turbulence Training if you want to workout...

Try Turbulence Training if you want to workout less. I know P90x works but I also know that it is a 6 days a week plan.

TT is a 3 day a week plan. Check out the women under 40 category: Fat Loss...
Forum: Success Stories 12-20-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,382
Posted By midwestj
Thanks for the votes. The voting ends today. ...

Thanks for the votes. The voting ends today.

The grand prize is $1000 cash and a 3 year platinum membership at ttmembers.com.
Forum: Success Stories 12-18-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,382
Posted By midwestj
Haha thanks for your effort Mike, I had...

Haha thanks for your effort Mike,

I had friends spamming it too not realizing its 1 per IP but I appreciate the enthusiasm.
Forum: Success Stories 12-18-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,382
Posted By midwestj
Thanks all for the support! Voting ends...

Thanks all for the support!

Voting ends Monday!

I will be participating in the next contest as well to help me put the finishing touches on my transformation.

Thanks again.
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