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03-10-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,652
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: 11,668
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: 11,668
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: 11,668
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: 3,813
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: 3,813
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: 11,668
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: 11,668
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: 11,668
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: 11,668
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...
12-31-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,067
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: 1,062
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...
12-28-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,067
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: 11,836
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: 11,836
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: 5,587
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...
12-23-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,067
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...
12-21-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,402
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: 3,546
Posted By midwestj

Thats hilarious! Whats sexier ladies: calf...

Thats hilarious!

Whats sexier ladies: calf muscles or biceps?
12-21-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,402
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.
12-20-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,402
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: 3,546
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...
12-20-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,402
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.
12-18-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,402
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.
12-18-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,402
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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