Start Weight:(11 May 10) 170.0 lb
Current Weight:(20 Aug 15) 156.0 lb
Goal Weight:155.0 lb
following: ieGod's own diet
performance: losing 0.7 lb a week

Living a healthy lifestyle and focusing on aesthetic goals. Currently doing cut/bulk cycles and loving the progress. Summer abs + winter gains holding strong.

FatSecret member since: 11 May 10

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Diet Break
Barney45 wrote:
into starvation mode (adaptive thermogenesis.) To counteract that diet breaks should be taken every 10-12 weeks and you calorie intake should match calories burned.

Starvation mode is a myth. You're not in stravation mode. That's not what adaptive thermogenesis is, and you won't get it for eating under TDEE for only 18 days.

Here's a good reference.

I know you say you're counting to the gram which is fine and if you're honest with the caloric totals being entered that's good too. Where you're mistaken is on your initial TDEE assessment. That is, your baseline is way lower than you originally estimated.

When using an online calculator, keep in mind that you're going to be getting an average and not necessarily what is required by your specific body. Additionally, most people overestimate their activity level, which is why you should definitely enter completely sedentary and go from there.
posted 19 Nov 2015, 13:26
Diet Break
You almost certainly don't have that unless you've been diagnosed. How are you counting your calories? Are you actually being honest here? What's your daily TDEE and how did you calculate it?
posted 17 Nov 2015, 14:44
Losing an average of 15 lbs a month
That's quite accelerated, and probably not sustainable long term. Keep on trucking but remember to do so carefully. Rapid weight loss always sounds great, but often times comes with severe sides and if you're not careful a rebound in weight later on.

posted 05 Nov 2015, 10:04
Intermittent fasting
Feli loves food wrote:
is it sustainable?

Yeah, sure, it's all about if you want to keep going with it. I typically do this when I'm cutting (I just skip breakfast entirely) and after a few days I no longer feel hunger in the mornings, and speeds up my morning prep time before work too. I get to sleep more which is nice.

Feli loves food wrote:
If you do not wish to make this a lifestyle pattern- which I'm sure no one does

Again, personal choice. I personally like it. It's not sustainable for me personally because for six months of the year I'm actually trying to gain weight, and without multiple meal times I can't do that.

Feli loves food wrote:
then when you have reached your goal weight and start eating 'normally' again, won't you gain it all back?

You only gain weight when you consume more calories than you expend. If when you switch back to 'normal' eating habits you're still matching or coming in under your TDEE, you won't gain any weight. IF simply helps you manage cravings.

Feli loves food wrote:
And if you fast then you don't meet your RDI every second day which could lead to nutrient deficiencies...

Are you sure you understand IF? IF simply means that you're not eating for a portion of the day. It doesn't mean not hitting your RDI. It also doesn't imply you're not getting the appropriate macro or micronutrients you require.
posted 05 Nov 2015, 10:00
You'd love the butter tart festivals in Canada. So delicious.
posted 04 Nov 2015, 14:05
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07 August 2015

Pizza Hut buffet cheat day. Life is grand.
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17 July 2015

5k calories yesterday. Badass. I haven't had a cheat day that epic in a while. It's all good, today that's going to fuel a new deadlift PR of 4+ plates. ...
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