Start Weight:(01 Oct 12) 246.9 lb
Current Weight:(16 Sep 15) 249.1 lb
Goal Weight:194.0 lb
following: New Diet
performance: gaining 0.2 lb a week

Hey guys and girls, I'm 29 yo, and I have been gaining a lot of weight in the last decade, a trend that started right before college when I was around 17 and lasted until about 4 years ago with me weighting as much as 125kg(275lbs)!! I'm 1,76m(5ft9).

Except for the time in college that ended in 2004, I have always been an avid martial arts practitioner, since I was 4 yo(literally), and even continuing my very bad eating habits, but with a lot of training, I dropped my weight to around 115kg(253lbs) 3 years ago, then after that it sort of settled in 110kg-112kg(242-246lbs).

I began to take my Jiu Jitsu training, at least 4 times a week in 1h30m sessions, far more seriously, and I ocasonally to bycicle rides in a moderate speed, around 15km/h, a couple times a week, after that since mid october, I lost around 3kg(7 lbs), my goal is to be at 99kg(218 lbs) by february, to lose that extra digit, because of that, I'm seen a nutricionist, that I went also a lot because of severe fatigue and muscular pains, caused in a combination of poor eating habits and excessive training.

I'm trying to log all that I eat and all the activities I do through the day, in some cases, overestimating what I eat, when I'm not so sure, feel free to check my diet/exercise/journals, they are all open.

Anyway, here is some of my weight history:

2001: 100Kg / 220lbs
2004: 110Kg / 242lbs
2007: 125Kg / 275lbs
2008: 115Kg / 253lbs
2010: 112Kg / 246.4lbs
oct 19: 110.9Kg / 244lbs
nov 7: 108.4Kg / 238.5lbs
dec 5: 104.5Kg / 230lbs
jan 9: 99.3kg / 216lbs -- MAJOR GOAL ACHIEVED!

Sorry for the long bio, just want you guys to have a good background info.

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When exactly do you stop being fat? at what BF% (Before and After Pics Inside)
Thanks @LunaXJJ and I was thinking about that @Spacey47, I thought maybe 18-20%, but a friend of mine who is at 18%, he is not ripped, but seems to be in excellent, really remarkable shape, and a friend of mine at 15% is ripped, so that just seemed rather really difficult goals, then again so did it look to be under 100kg.
posted 02 Apr 2013, 19:26
When exactly do you stop being fat? at what BF% (Before and After Pics Inside)
Here is the deal, I'm weighting better than when I was 17yo, however, when I was "fat", I didn't feel fat, neither did I care much anyway, today I look at the mirror and I see that I need to lose some more abdominal fat mass, and so on.

Below is a before and after pic, so I presume I'm just currently overweight, before up to 9 months ago (the pics are 4yo, but I still had the same body), I had around 112-115kg(246- 253 lbs) and 31-33% of BF, today I'm at 24% of BF with 93.8kg(206.4 lbs), so I would like know, how much is the recommended % BF of a healthy, "normal" person, IMF I know it's a bad parameter, because it only takes into account height and weight.

posted 02 Apr 2013, 14:24
Can you outwork your diet?
@kingheld and paperiniko

I'm definitely gonna improve my cal intake in the next week, but at the same time, eat better, only less refined carbs, not fully eliminate it, because my main objective is to reeducate myself and those protein diets just don't do that IMO.
posted 19 Feb 2013, 21:41
Can you outwork your diet?
I will try that, I always wanted to try bodybugg to see how much calories I spend in a daily basis, however it's impossible to get in brazil and they are very expensive to order from the US, not to mention custom taxes, also my HRM with the help of a friend of mine who is a physio, I can calculate with a lot of precision how much I spend on the exercises.
posted 15 Feb 2013, 16:34
Can you outwork your diet?
Thanks for all the response guys, using the exercise calculators, which are always a bit higher in expenditure, not to mention Heart Rate Monitor and apps, my daily cal cost is roughly around 4-4.5k with exercises, during weekends with heavy cycling it can reach between 5-6k, with bike rides burning as much as 3.5k.

I asked that because, a lot of people criticize the cal in vs cal out tactic, and to tell you guys, I was always an addict in exercises, even overweight, however I didn't exercise as much as I do now and I ate a ton of crap, which probally was the reason I was not morbidly obese.

However now I'm exercising a lot, gym 5x a week(in the morning), Jiu Jitsu 3x a week(that's the only sport that really takes a heavy toll in my body), moderate cycling 4-5x a week(20-30km each) and an intense cycling during sundays(between 80-140km).

I manage to do that just fine as long as I don't overtrain in the JJ, my body is able to resist all that load without complaining too much, of course if I get injured or something like that, the whole thing goes through the window and I regain all my weight loss back.

My point is that I'm thinking of normalize my eating habits to around 2-2.5k a day, instead of the radical all protein 1.4-1.8k that current is, and I'm worried that even with a cal deficit I will stop losing weight, for some reason I only started to lose weight significantly, when my cal deficit was around 2-3k a day, and the weight loss was still within the max recommended range of 1-1.5kg(2.2-3.3lbs) per week.
posted 15 Feb 2013, 14:46
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