drummingpariah

Start Weight:(18 Jan 11) 161.5 lb
Current Weight:(03 Feb 14) 178.6 lb
Goal Weight:145.0 lb
following: Healthy simplicity
performance: gaining 0.2 lb a week

I work with computers, so I end up spending altogether too much time sitting without any movement. Here's my attempt to work around that and actually get into shape.

FatSecret member since: 27 Mar 09

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cals: 114kcal | fat: 4.90g | carbs: 15.72g | prot: 3.10g
Oatmeal Banana Cookies
With very little oil, these cookies are moist, delicious and very filling.
cals: 272kcal | fat: 6.15g | carbs: 49.45g | prot: 7.40g
Creamy Baked Oatmeal
Homemade baked oatmeal with raisins, cinnamon, brown sugar and pecans.
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Sex
I had just added it into my lifestyle for kcal estimates. I sit in front of a computer a lot for work, and just guessed that sex makes a lifestyle 'more active'. The last thing I want to do afterward is have to walk over to the computer and log it.
posted 08 Feb 2011, 16:29
Weights First or Cardio
kimg1 wrote:
our trainer has us bouncing back and forth like circuit training..the cardio gets your heart rate up and then you go to the weights..you are supposed to burn more calories that way.

Example...we do 3 min on the bike at about 80 to 90 rpms then we something like lunges then another machine...then back to the bike, back to the machines (3 times) then we move to the treadmill for 3 min then a different two machines or crunches then back to treadmill again 3xs a round...we do this for an entire hour and it is quite a workout.


That's generally the 'preferred' safe way to work out. It's pretty much what I do, but sometimes I'll skip the cardio for a different muscle group on weights.
posted 08 Feb 2011, 16:24
Please help me.....I don't know what to do!
Physical therapy is extremely painful in my experience. I've been through multiple broken bones, torn ligaments, and plenty of other injuries that have tossed me back into the sadistic hands of a physical therapist. They always want you to do exactly what hurts the most.

I consistently saw the best results from non-repetitive stretches. Wherever I was having physical problems, I would stretch the areas all around it a few times a day.
posted 08 Feb 2011, 16:20
Significant Others
"I cannot make him jump on the band wagon anymore than he can make me jump on his band wagon" -momx04

I don't think there's a better way to put it. Everybody wants to be in shape. It's all a matter of how badly you (personally) want it.

As for snacks/sweets/comfort-foods, I'd never throw them away! I love them! One at a time. I don't eat a box of cookies, I eat a cookie. I don't go through a half gallon of ice cream... I have a coffee mug of it. Take your time and enjoy whatever you eat, whether it's "healthy" or not. Exercise is so essential, and it's the primary problem I see with "diets".

All that being said, I've found that the best way to motivate someone else is to get them outside. Go hiking, or mountain biking, or just grab a camera and go take some pictures outside. Talk them into moving their body, and I guarantee you'll see a change in their outlook of all things.
posted 08 Feb 2011, 16:13
Calorie Count too restrictive?
I can give you advice for what worked for me:
1 - Stabilize your calorie intake
2 - Increase physical exertion

It's amazing what a difference raising your heart rate a few times a day will do. Go for a 15 minute run (run, not jog) instead of coffee breaks. Your body will get used to it, and you won't have to focus on what you eat nearly as much.
posted 08 Feb 2011, 16:08
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03 February 2014

Haven't been paying attention to my health at all. Work has been busy, and winter set in pretty heavily, leaving me pretty heavy.
on diet Healthy simplicity  gaining 0.2 lb a week

25 April 2011

I haven't been to jiu jitsu in nearly two weeks now, and it's driving me a little insane. I always feel so much better after I do, and it's a huge empty ...
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