Mmm anyone on Atkins diet phase 2 OWL ?

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Posted: 13 Dec 2012, 04:01
Hello guys Smile i'm no on Atkins phase 2 and i still don't loss weight . this is the third week for me and i take about 35g carb per day and about 50 to 70 g protein per day . i raise my carb intake 5g every week i didn't see any result even if i'm doing exercise Crying or Very sad i still waiting to loss weight actually i don't know what to do =( my weight stick in 71 for along time and my measurement still the same also Crying or Very sad can you tell me what should i do ? how many carb you take to lose on phase 2 ?
- i drink water about 1 to 2L
- i do counting my carb
- i eat vegetables
- my calorie around 1200 - 1500

i just wanna to know what should i do to take the belly fat cuz my belly fat is about 25% of my body weight =(

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Posted: 13 Dec 2012, 07:43
plz any answer for my Qus will make me happy =(

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Posted: 13 Dec 2012, 12:17
Hi there, I think you should go back to 20g of carbs like in induction and only add 5g carbs per week if you are losing. If you are not losing, you shouldn't be adding 5g of carbs. Does that make sense? Did you start on Induction?

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Posted: 13 Dec 2012, 18:13
I agree with socagal, try back on 20 net carbs, also log & maybe weigh your foods, you maybe getting more net carbs than you think?
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Posted: 14 Dec 2012, 03:08
Hello my friend ^^\thank you for answering my QUS =) I think you are right =) i didn't lose anything actually until now . I was thinking that if i raise my carb intake i will lose weight. But it's seems not ="( i will back to 20 carb and i will see what will happen with me ^^ thank you so much for your help i really appreciate that <3333333

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Posted: 14 Dec 2012, 08:19
If you are actually running a calorie deficit the amount of carbs should not make a difference for fat loss. It might have a short term effect on weight because of water weight if you actually increased the carb intake, but that has nothing to do with fat loss and even less with belly fat. There are no ways of targeting an area rather than another one, you do not have any control on where the burnt fat comes from. Eventually if you are consistent over time also the belly fat will come down.
When I started most of my fat came from visceral fat and other areas so the effect on the belly was slow, after 6-7 months despite the pace of fat loss decreasing the waist reduction rate increased because clearly the other fat areas started being depleted.

Eat what you like and are sure to enjoy for the long term not what other people suggest, as long as you are actually creating a deficit you will loose fat.

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