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Adelicia...

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Posted: 24 Jul 2013, 12:08
i am 16 and my body is muscular and fatty.it makes me heavy and hard to loose weightCrying or Very sad .please suggest any wau to loose weight and even boys laugh at my muscles when i wear sleeveless.:Mad :
mamabear0213

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Posted: 24 Jul 2013, 12:11
the boys are just jealous they don't have arms like you. Nothing wrong with being muscular
eKatherine

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Posted: 24 Jul 2013, 12:14
There are a lot of women who are muscular and look bulky when overweight. When you lose that layer of padding, you will look very shapely. It's an illusion that you are overly muscular. I was the same way when I was speedskating and powerlifting.
Adelicia...

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Posted: 24 Jul 2013, 12:22
that is motivating but any suggestions on how to reduce muscles
eKatherine

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Posted: 24 Jul 2013, 12:30
You will start to look less muscular as you reach your goal weight. The only way to reduce the size of muscles is if you do a lot of bodybuilding or other strength training, in which case you could cut back or switch to a different form of exercise. But if you come by it naturally, you will find that just losing fat will make you appear less muscular.
Adelicia...

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Posted: 24 Jul 2013, 12:41
i dont do any kind of trainings .i have been resting for last one year due to tight study schedule . the muscles are a little loose but as i used to be a fighter i cant do anything about it
eKatherine

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Posted: 24 Jul 2013, 13:09
Distance running has a tendency to make the upper body become less muscular. But when you get your body fat down to 22% or so, you will be surprised at how much less muscular you look.
WhaleofaTail

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Posted: 24 Jul 2013, 19:50
You'll probably always be more muscular than other people due to genetics, but losing some weight will help with the bulk. I'm with eKatherine -- focus on something aerobic, like swimming or running, for exercise. I'm not an expert on strength training, but try low weights, high rep. My younger sister used to lift 5-lb weights at 100 reps each -- it toned her arms incredibly so she had little muscles and that nice round look to them.
reddarin

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Posted: 24 Jul 2013, 19:57
You are 16 so this may not be a problem in 6 months. And slugging a dumb boy that makes fun of you in any way is completely 100% acceptable to me. You can tell the dummies I said to man up too.

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coffeebiscui...

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Posted: 24 Jul 2013, 21:56
Yeah Adelicia, I'm with reddarin. Tell em' boys to man up and build some muscles too. In any case, I suggest light cardio and you will lose the bulk. Eat healthy too, and the weight will melt off. Don't expect a quick fix though...
“A diet is the penalty we pay for exceeding the feed limit.” ~Unknown~
SherylPT13

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Posted: 25 Jul 2013, 07:31
OP, you don't need the plan mentioned previously - - eat healthy, nutritious foods and get some cardio exercise. That person has posted three times and pushed that plan in all of those three.
Man who say it cannot be done should not interrupt man doing it.
Chinese Proverb
NCNOLE

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Posted: 25 Jul 2013, 07:43
I would suggest exercising - do some cardio, but I would also do weight training. While you may not want to look more muscular, if you can tone up you will look slimmer. I weigh about 5 lbs more than I did in high school, but I look so much slimmer. If you can join a gym and see a personal trainer that would probably be most useful for your age and then it would give you a foundation for your future. If not, then I would try getting some workout dvd's that incorporate weights. I use the slim in 6 slim series which has been helpful to me. It is important to learn the proper techniques so that you don't injure yourself. As far as diet, I would just cut back on sweets and snacks which are common for your age group; avoid fast food. Learn to like vegetables and try to make healthy choices when eating out.



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