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Am I on the right track to weight loss?

Am I on the right track to weight loss? Topic: Am I on the right track to weight loss?
July 18, 2019 / By Donogh
Question: I've always been a thin girl, ranging from a size 0 to a size 5. At age 17, I started birth control, which took me from 101 pounds to 164 pounds in just 2 years. This drastic weight gain has really taken a toll on my personal life. I'm definitely not as outgoing as I used to be, and I've lost a lot of confidence. I'm making some changes! I just purchased an elliptical, which I plan on using every other day. As well as Jillian Michael's 30 Day Shred that I plan on using the days I don't use the elliptical. ALSO, I've made positive changes to my diet. I completely cut out sodas (I normally had 2 or more a day), went from whole milk to organic fat free, and white bread to wheat bread. Even though I'm not a big fan of diet pills, I'm actually terrified of what they can do, I purchased Lipo 6 because of it's great reviews. Anyhow, I'm just asking for some advice. I've never had to watch what I eat or do anything to maintain my thin physique 2 years ago. Am I on the right track to weight loss?
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Brandt Brandt | 8 days ago
Pills over the counter are never a good idea for weight loss. I have seen too many young girls with damaged health from taking one pill or another. Gaining that much weight in two years might be caused by other things like PCOS, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Certain hormones may correct the situation. Fad diets are never good, everyone's nutritional needs are different. Getting rid of soda is a great idea ,it is so toxic. Go to a nutritionist and do a consult, it is worth the money, write down what you eat, doing this has shown to be the most successful in losing weight and keeping it off. Get some blood work done and get a medically based sound diet and you will succeed and feel good too. But it really seems to be associated with hormones, so its worth seeing an Endocrinologist to explore that possibility. A specialist in hormones and how they react on the body. I know someone who had PCOS and saw the physician, took some medication to balance out her body chemistry and lost 80 pounds.Good Luck
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Brandt Originally Answered: Lose weight fast and run track? help!?
If you want to lose fat fast and get in serious shape try long duration iso holds. These are nasty but they really work for fat loss and strength gain. As a runner try extreme iso holds by getting in a low squat position pulling down with hamstrings and glutes and try to hold that for as long as possible. Work up to a 5 a minute continuous hold. Also do hamstring iso bridges with knees barely bent and extreme iso pushups in the lowest position. These teach you to be tough, you lose fat and get faster.

Adolph Adolph
Hello, and good day to you. There is so much to choose from, it can paralyze you, or just take all day searching. Maybe I can help? Because most diets typically keep you fat and PREVENTS weight loss. Rather than bore you here, I have a friend who has had wonderful success, with the diet solution program and can STILL EAT without starving. Perhaps this is something that can help you as well? Well good luck & and don't give up.
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Stevie Stevie
think ahead to how youll eat and exercise on the weekends its easy to get too relaxed on saturdays and sundays but healthy living is a 7 day a week endeavor
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Quilla Quilla
drink tons of water, make sure most of your carbs come from fruits and vegetables, only eat whole grains, watch your sodium, take out the red meats and egg yokes. Eat fat free and sugar free.
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Melanie Melanie
invest in a standing desk like the ergotron workfit s 379 ergotron com or get crafty and raise your monitor and keyboard with books
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Melanie Originally Answered: Advice wanted =] Right track to losing weight?
It sounds good so far. You don't sound too big to begin with. I would recommend hitting weights too. They will help you lose fat. The best range to lose weight in is 1 to 2.5 lbs a week. This will allow your body to accustom itself to the loss and the skin to regain its prestretched stage. Losing weight too quickly will cause the skin of abdomen, chest and inner thighs to sag, possibly dramatically. I don’t personally believe in any of the fad diets that keep showing up. I think that they put your body into an unhealthy famine mode which will cause you to gain the fat right back if you start to eat normally again. The best idea is to eliminate all junk food. You can do a cheat day if you need to but don’t go overboard. Eat balanced meals of reasonable size. Overeating will cause your stomach to be too large and you will still feel hungry when you’re not. Also have lots of healthy snacks during the day. Ideally you’ll want to eat 5 or 6 small meals throughout the day. Carry food with you so you aren’t tempted to eat unhealthily when you’re out of the house. And don’t buy unhealthy foods. Get foods that are low in bad fats—we do need fat to survive but not saturated fat. Minimize the processed flours and sugars, no white bread, no sugar. Choose leaner meats and protein sources. Don’t expect to eat pizza and burritos all the time and lose weight. And eat tons of vegetables. Eat salads, steamed vegetables and raw vegetables too. You can’t eat so much celery that you’ll get fat. Don’t eat too much fruit or things containing high fructose corn syrup. The reason is that fructose is hard on the liver because it can only be metabolized there. You can eat fruit during or after a workout. Don’t eat late at night because your body will turn it into fat. Eat a smaller amount of calories than needed to maintain your weight. You have burn more than you intake. Always exercise. Cardio especially, but weights are good too. Don’t give up. You’ll be glad you chose to lose the weight. Here’s what I do and it has been working for me. Obviously a workout needs to be tailored to the individual, but these exercises may help. Arms Lying dumbbell triceps extensions standing barbell curl behind head reverse hammers one-arm preacher curl Close-grip pushdowns incline dumbbell curl Parallel bar dips hammer curl Single-arm reverse-grip pushdowns reverse grip EZ bar rope push downs super light dumbbell curls Chest Dumbbell Incline Presses, Pullovers and Presses, Dumbbell Bench Presses, Narrow-Grip Bench Presses, Incline Dumbbell Flyes, Barbell Incline Presses, Push-Ups Between Benches, Cable standing incline flyes Cable standing decline flyes Back Barbell row Dumbbell Row Lat Pull Downs Cable Row Lower Back Machine Forearms lite wide lat pulldowns Supermans Shoulders Lateral Raises Bent-Over Lateral Raises No rest front raises Shrugs Military Presses Front Raises Rotator Cuffs Superlight lateral raises On incline bench, with 2 10lbs dumbbells: 1st: Facing forward bring dumbbells up from sides to parallel to ground palms inward, slow repeat for ten reps. 2nd: Facing bench bring dumbbells up from sides backwards as far as you can palms inward, slow repeat for ten reps. 3rd: Stand up with dumbbells and do 10 lateral raises. 4th: Back in position 2, raise arms so they are forward, palms inward, arms bent in a semi bear hug position and parallel to ground. Bring to sides and back to center for 10 reps. I usually do 5 lbs here because this exercise is hard. Do this set three times with out rest. The third set I change to all 5 lb movements. All of this is slow pace, like 1 second up and one second down. Legs Squats Leg Extentions Leg Curls Adductors Abductors Calf Lifts Glute Machine Leg lifts I also do 100 crunches per night. My idea is to hit a variety of ranges and movements in order to work the muscle to the maximum. I tend to use a weight I can do for 10 reps and for 25 reps on the last two movements. Apart from this I do 20 minutes or Cardio every day and stretch before and after the workout, as well as frequently during. Stretching is very important to muscular growth because not only does it help prevent injury and alleviate recovery pain, but it also stretches out the fascia tissue that surrounds the muscle and inhibits its growth. When you are pumped and you stretch is when you get the best stretch of the fascia. Lastly rest and nutrition are every bit as important as the workout itself. Eating enough protein for the muscle to recover and grow as well as enough carbohydrates to replenish diminished glycogen stores in the muscles and liver is vital for repair and being ready for the next time you tax those muscles.

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