Hi guys, So to cut a long story short, over the past 3 years, I've gone from being 16 stone (around 220lbs), training in Muay Thai, working out every other day with KBs etc, to being close to 23…Continue
"As you can see there are many opinions on what to do. Do this to gain muscle and lose fat...no no no that will burn more muscle than fat etc etc etc. I have quite a bit of training when it comes to health and fitness nearly completing a masters in…"
"HIIT will do you good. Extended steady state will kill the muscle. Keep in mind that ultramarathoners already have minimal muscle mass, so losing any of it would be really hard, and they're not trying to gain…"
"Can you get the NIH to pay for a few sessions with a nutritionist? And ask your GP how he recommends you lose weight.
In the States, you can well on the right track with a few sessions with a personal trainer for under $200."
As you progress, consider making a weekly 6-8 hour window to use high GI carbs to awaken your metabolic functions. 4-10 PM works best (must end close to bed time). Jess Levens above mentions that a keto diet is not a long term…"
"Extended steady state cardio kills muscle.
Low calorie dieting kills muscle.
Low fat dieting kills muscle.
Low calorie low fat dieting with extended steady state cardio kills lots and lots of muscle.
My post above, though brief, points to a…"
Since February I've been able to drop about 40 lbs via a combination of diet change and exercise. I generally have 2 hardboiled eggs for breakfast, an Atkins shake for lunch and dinner is meat with salad and lots of veggies. I cut out…"
"I was able to drop 35 lbs quickly by going on a ketogenic diet and doing the Insanity program. Keto diet is not a long term solution, but if you want a head start, it's an option. For me dropping that weight was made working out much easier on…"
"I Agree with the eating, but sometimes that alone is not enough. However, it is a great start. Past that you might want to focus on works outs designed to burn fat vs gain muscle. I'm returning to being an avid cyclist, and I know there are…"
"Do just what you said, ease into it. I've been on a hiatus (again) from the gym due to scheduling conflicts with work and my childrens' schedules. I never seem to have time to hit the weights.
However, you should pick a time to…"
"I find that the people who are most in danger of putting on massive amounts of weight are those who previously were very active. In high school, I was on sports teams year-round. When I went to college I joined the Judo team and that kept me in…"
Hi guys, So to cut a long story short, over the past 3 years, I've gone from being 16 stone (around 220lbs), training in Muay Thai, working out every other day with KBs etc, to being close to 23 stone (320lbs) and none of the above.Some of this was due to a bad ankle fracture that took a long time to clean up and a long move to the UK which got me right out of any good habits eating wise, etc.Excuses aside, it's high time I got back into this, but I need to ask... how?I still have my (12 and…See More
"I guess as far as household repairs goes, it depends on what your hardship tolerance is and if you have kids.
We just toughed it out without a water heater for a month while I very, very, very slowly figured out which tankless hot water heater…"
"Thanks all, much appreciated.
It's good to hear that these are very possibly lingering issues from what indeed was a tough time.
You're very right I think. I am guilty of 'clinging on' to the honeymoon period and…"
"Actually, the major (expensive) fix-its that have happened at the house have been the "gotta get it fixed NOW" sort of things. Like when the bottom rusted out on the ancient water heater. That's really when having $500 or…"
"I think y'all are just moving down the intimacy timeline and expecting it to look like the first few months, and reacting to it when it doesn't, then taking the rub too seriously.
If one of you is in a bad mood, just spend time apart or…"
"Of course not, that is how a believer is to live, friend.
It took me 20 years of prayer; I have the wife the Lord provided me, and now I understand why it seemingly took so long... Our Lord is not in a hurry, he provides the best for us, if we…"
"1) like I said earlier. Ultimatums are pretty stupid, esp very early in a relationship. It makes a stupid power play that almost always comes back to bite you in the ass. I still remember my first "date" with my wife(we had already messed…"