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Forum: Exercise
09-06-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,354
Posted By mmbrown74

Belly exercises..

Hi - I have been doing the Hip Hop Abs videos. They are a blast and you are dancing, which for me doesn't seem like working out. They don't work as quickly as strength training or just crunches, but...
Forum: Exercise
09-06-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,040
Posted By mmbrown74

Cool Gonna try this!!

shineright - great tip, I am going to try this. Something I can do when I am at work too. Thanks.
Forum: Exercise
08-22-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,718
Posted By mmbrown74

To eat or not

For me right now, because of minimizing my calorie intake to lose weight, I find that if I don't have something light but with protein before I exercise first thing in the morning (I get up at 5:15...
08-21-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,464
Posted By mmbrown74

Calorie Counting

For eating out, I go to the restaurant's website and pull the nutritional facts from there and then enter into the custom foods area. As for recipes I make at home, I use
You can create a free...
Forum: Newcomers
08-21-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 914
Posted By mmbrown74

Online support

When you are on your Dashboard down at the bottom of the page (scroll all the way) there is a link for support. There is more information there on the software. In fact, the first part is "What's...
08-21-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,893
Posted By mmbrown74

Update

Feeling a bit frustrated this week.- I need to step up my work. I have a goal this week to eat 1200 calories (plus what I burn working out.) The numbers are still going down but hardly at all. I am...
Forum: Newcomers
08-14-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,544
Posted By mmbrown74

How's it going?

Have you talked to your trainer about whether it is common not to see number on the scale go down with strength training? Also, are you drinking enough water? Water retention could also be the reason.
08-14-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,893
Posted By mmbrown74

New week

Well had a rough week on the whole un-diet. Still was down .2 lbs and worked out 4 days this week. Since our fridge went out, I found that we ate out way to much.

So back on track this week. Good...
08-07-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,893
Posted By mmbrown74

Weekly Update

Today was weigh in and I am still going in the right direction! Whew!!

Down 1.8 lbs (3.4 lbs so far)
Body Fat% - down 1% and Muscle Mass% went up .05%

Overall I have lost 4.5 inches all over...
08-07-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,260
Posted By mmbrown74

Sugar

I have heard and experience the cravings for sugar and fat too, especially when I have been in the habit of eating them regularly. Now that I have not had really sweet or fatty food for about 3...
Forum: Exercise
08-07-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,405
Posted By mmbrown74

Awesome!

That's great news. Now you are all set!
08-06-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,260
Posted By mmbrown74

Advice

You are on a good start by researching all the pros and cons. If you feel that surgery is the way to go and are willing to put in the work, then good. You have to do what is best for you and to be...
Forum: Exercise
08-05-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,405
Posted By mmbrown74

Welcome

Good to see you here - I have been on the forum for a little over 2 weeks.

Based on your comments, and with your high blood pressure, you may want to check with your doctor first before...
Forum: Newcomers
08-05-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,544
Posted By mmbrown74

Don't be discouraged

Don't be discouraged - with two sessions with a trainer and jogging, you are probably gaining muscle and it weighs more than fat, which would explain why the scale may not have changed this week....
Forum: Newcomers
08-05-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,544
Posted By mmbrown74

Progress

I am down only 1 lb this week, but when I weighed in my muscle mass increased and my fat percentage dropped. I am trying to not look so much as the number on the scale.

Today I started walking...
08-02-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,596
Posted By mmbrown74

Search results

Type in raw hamburger and it will jump you right to the spot you need. Also, if you list items with a comma separating the text the program sees the "," as an "and" search so your list is very long....
08-01-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,893
Posted By mmbrown74

I'll Join the Un-diet

Hi my name is Michelle and I totally agree with the un-diet idea. I am looking for a lifestyle change. I'm in!

I just started a 10 week challenge with a group of people in my neighborhood. My...
Forum: Newcomers
07-31-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,544
Posted By mmbrown74

Starting Again

Hi - sounds like your goals are the same as mine. I wish you luck along your journey. I just began again logging my food and trying to workout at least 30 minutes daily. My goal is to lose 20 pounds...
Forum: Newcomers
07-29-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By mmbrown74

Don't be discouraged

Hi - sounds like you have the right idea with the exercise. A couple things I thought of - 1) have you been logging everything you eat in a day? I found when I started that logging the food let me...
Forum: Diets
07-26-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,308
Posted By mmbrown74

Weight Watchers

I have had success with Weight Watchers and in the beginning I was also hungry. What helped me is the types of foods I was eating. I tried to keep a balanced plate and have enough protein to keep me...
10-03-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,026
Posted By mmbrown74

I agree with scheduling workout time like any...

I agree with scheduling workout time like any other appointment. I work from home and when I first started I thought it would be easy to get in exercise, but I found that was not the case. So now I...
Forum: Newcomers
10-03-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,617
Posted By mmbrown74

Welcome DeAnna! I am new here too (only a couple...

Welcome DeAnna! I am new here too (only a couple of weeks.) Well it seems that we have taken that first step with getting healthy. Glad you are here and I have noticed that there are a lot of folks...
Forum: Newcomers
10-02-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By mmbrown74

Cupcakes!

Do they have mini cakes? I have found that if I have a craving and it doesn't go away, I tend to obsess about it. And then I end up going overboard. So I decide to let myself have a mini size or get...
Forum: Diets
10-02-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,271
Posted By mmbrown74

Green Tea

I have been taking the green coffee extract for three weeks. I am losing weight, but at a good rate of approx 2 pounds a week. The main thing to look for was having Svetol as the key ingrediant and...
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