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weight loss for enlisting?

weight loss for enlisting? Topic: weight loss for enlisting?
April 19, 2019 / By Cary
Question: I'm 17, have talked to my recruiter and acknowledged that I'm 50lbs over the weight standard for the US Air Force. Now I'm eating healthier, but I feel like I'm not losing the weight fast enough. I have till December (that's what he would like) to get down to weight. I just need some tips to get me there. Maybe from someone who has gone though the same thing? Ps. I chose the Air force because I want to become combat control or security forces, but I'm open to listen to anyone who wishes to sway me to join a different branch
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Allister Allister | 5 days ago
Weight loss results can only be achieved thru the tried & true combination of exercise and eating right (meaning eating healthy, weight loss nutritious food)........... Doing one without the other will always frustrate your results. So, in addition to hill climbing, start eating a well-balanced, healthy weight loss diet that cuts down on fat, oil, salt , sugar and banks on fruits & veges, lean meat, good protein and carbohydrates and fiber-rich food.
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Allister Originally Answered: Calorie deduction in relation to decreasing BMR and weight loss, to sustain steady weight loss of 2 lb/week?
You're way over thinking (and overcalculating....) it. Weight loss is an experiment with a sample size of one - you. 1. BMR is a very approximate number. If you get it within ±10%, you're doing better than most. Everyone's metabolism and digestive efficiency are different. Yours even varies from day to day depend on what you eat, when you eat it, and even how well you chew. 2. Same goes for caloric intake. Even if you're measure everything to the gram, you're doing good if your estimates are within 10% 3. Calculating the caloric effect of exercise is even worse. "lightly active" is a completely vague and meaningless term. You're calculating numbers out to 2 digits for something you can't even put a number on. The bottom line is, you're doing the right things, ie, eating less and moving more. Will you lose weight steadily at 2lbs/week? No. It doesn't work that way. Results will be bumpy as your body adjusts to varying work output (exercise) and fuel input (food).

Temple Temple
wrap up any extra food you ve cooked before you sit down to a meal so you re not tempted to get seconds
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Ronit Ronit
if food was your only source of pleasure make sure to reconnect with other things you enjoy music sports volunteer work or movies for example
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Monday Monday
make it a point to use the steps whenever possible use the bathroom on a different floor at work take the stairs at the bus station the airport or the mall
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Monday Originally Answered: I have appt at weight loss clinic, with a BMI of 36 will the doctor prescribe me weight loss pills?
I would imagine somewhere in the range of $30-$50 a bottle. I don't know how much the bottles usually contain. Also whether or not he prescribes the pill will probably be based on you and what you've talked about. He may tell you it's up to you, or he may recomend it. If your obesity is at a point where your a daily health risk, he's probably going to strongly recomend a pill to help. Good luck, and remember your doctor is there to help, tell him what your feeling about price and such, and he'll discuss it with you. There are different drugs to choose from, he may know of a cheaper one.

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