Inês...

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Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 15:08
I'm looking for someone to talk to about sports diets and things like that! Unfortunately my colleges don't understand me and it is not easy. If someone is also doing a sports diet please, please and please be my buddie!!!

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Soulnoid

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Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 15:35
What do you mean by 'sports diets'?
Inês...

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Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 16:23
I'm trying to get fit, so that i can compete again and that envolves losing weight!
eKatherine

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Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 20:05
If you are very active, you will need more protein than a sedentary person to maintain your muscle mass, repair after workouts, and build more. Both fats and carbs should be a source of energy. Try to avoid empty calories while you are losing weight and exercising.
Tom2013

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Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 20:34
Hi Ines! What sport are you looking to compete in?

If it's running events, like the 5K or marathons, then I'd be happy to trade ideas. I've been researching that for awhile.

But if its something like power-lifting or baseball, perhaps someone else could give you better advice.

Good luck! Smile
Inês...

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Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 04:52
Thank you all so much for the ideias! I'm a swimmer, so i don't know if your ideas Tom2013 are going to be the same but thank you anyway.
Tom2013

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Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 16:32
I suppose swimming is like running in that they are both are great for losing weight.

My exercise approach is to run 4 time a week, then do a basic leg exercise at the gym once a week. For example: rowing.

My diet approach is to burn ~500-1000 calories a day more than I consume. Not hard if one is running/swimming regularly.

Also, as a runner I need to lift weights to stop my body from burning muscle. But I would guess swimmers don't have to worry as much about that.

Inês...

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Posted: 30 Dec 2012, 09:35
Thanks so much for the advise Tom, it is really helpfull



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