What are you doing?

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mama cracker

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Posted: 19 Sep 2011, 12:20
There are always lots of opinions and advice given when someone posts an question. And just like an individuals body and mind, the way we choose to live a healthy life style is different as well.

So for this post, I would like you to simply state your plan for a healthier you!!!!
Aunt Keeks

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Posted: 19 Sep 2011, 12:25
For me a balanced diet with more protein and veggies-less fat and simple carbs around 1600-1800 calories/day. "Clean eating" with as little processing as possible at least 90% of the time. A constantly changing exercise plan focused on strength and cardio (running). I have been following this plan easily for 4.5 months with 15 lost inches and 10 lost pounds---and 30 seconds faster per mile running.
You can get there from here.
mama cracker

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Posted: 19 Sep 2011, 12:44
I follow the "Diet Solution Plan"

Basic Concepts:
Sugar is Enemy #1
Processed Foods are Enemy #2

Good Carbs:
sprouted Grain Bread (Eziekeil)
Brown or Wild Rice
Spelt
Millet
Quinoa
Sweet Potatos
All Fruits and Vegetables

Good Fats:
Real Butter
whole Eggs
Coconut Oil
Olive Oil
Avacados
Raw Nuts

Avoid Processed Foods:
Artificial Sweeteners
High Fructose Corn Syrup
Hydrogenated Oils
Processed Soy Products

Avoid these fats:
Hydrogenated Oils
Canola Oil
Margarine
Substitute Butters and sprays



I DO NOT COUNT CALORIES


mama cracker

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Posted: 19 Sep 2011, 12:46
I forgot to add...

I walk/bike/jog for an hour every morning and 3 nights a week I do an TEAM fitness class at my gym that focuses on strength training and cardio
pineapple2o1...

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Posted: 19 Sep 2011, 13:56
Less beer.
thewillie

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Posted: 19 Sep 2011, 15:13
less beer Sad
Collazos

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Posted: 19 Sep 2011, 15:38
Running. Lost 70 lbs.
dadams10

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Posted: 19 Sep 2011, 15:44
1. Strength training... lifting HEAVY weights (the many reps of light weight didn't work for me)
2. Running
3. Strength training
4. Avoiding "fake" foods. Eating only real food 95% of the time.
5. Low on the grains... I think individuals vary on this one, but they just leave me slow and lethargic
6. Walking to work and biking to the gym
Losin25

Joined: Apr 11
Posts: 367

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Posted: 19 Sep 2011, 15:46
1. Count calories
2. No processed sugars
3. Gluten, egg, diary free (not by choice)
4. No caffeine
5. Swim 2 miles a week
6. Run & weight lift 2 times a week
7. Hot Yoga 4-5 times a week
8. Play soccer 1-2 times a week
9. Walk (almost) everyday
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155: After regaining 16 pounds. It's my goal again.
155: Goal Weight | March 17, 2012!!!! I did it!
Size 8: levi's jeans | February 3, 2012 (Actually, I'm a size 6. I skipped Cool
168: BMI 24.8 no longer overweight | December 1, 2011
174: Vegas vacation | September 15, 2011 (two weeks early)
180: first 27 pounds gone | August 25, 2011
186: 10% body weight lost | July 14, 2011
199: 200's gone forever | May 12, 2011
207: Starting Weight | April 28, 2011
xania81

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Posted: 12 Oct 2011, 12:02
Been walking, now starting (uber-beginner) running, watching the food. Tradign all my dishes for smaller ones--Bowls became ramekins, large dinner plates are becoming 9" salad plates. I'm only cooking the portios recomended, and all the fresh veggies we want.....



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