Start Weight:(29 Jun 10) 242.0 lb
Current Weight:(31 Aug 14) 209.6 lb
Goal Weight:225.0 lb
following: karateorangutang's own diet
performance: gaining 0.6 lb a week

Hey Everyone!

I'm a 30 year old man. I have the strangest work schedule so getting in a workout can be challenging. I work four, twelve hour days with a 1 hour drive back one way to my work. I'm trying to prove that you can have a family, work, play, entertain, diet, and train. It's not an impossibility, just a matter of drive.

I've been studying martial arts nearly all of my life and its one of my greatest loves. I enjoy resistance training.... but I just HATE doing cardio, but I do it anyway.

At the end of the day though I look forward to curling up on the couch to a good movie or a book.

P.S. I'm 6'4" tall or 193 cm tall for you that use the metric system.

FatSecret member since: 29 Jun 10

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Yeah, heh...

He's definitely not the only one that does that. Has he tried keeping a journal at all? Depending on what he has access too right now there are tons of journals around. Everything from apps to a old notebook.

Maybe if he knows his limit and accurately tracks what hes is in-taking, he will realize some of the problem.
posted 11 May 2014, 13:03
getting annoyed with calorie counting
Well just be aware that the fat around the midsection is extremely tough. Visceral fat has a bad habit of hanging around than other types. With a proper calorie deficit in your diet it will slowly go away.

Make sure that you are in-taking enough protein to support your new muscle growth as well. I don't know what your intake between carbs, fat, and protein are; but your protein should be high enough to support muscle growth.

For example if your in-taking 1200 calories I would thing you'd want to intake anywhere from 70-90 grams of protein.

I feel you on the numbers too... this site wants me to eat 3100 calories a day... i stay right around 2000 when I'm trying to cut fat off. So, it might be a little off.
posted 10 May 2014, 16:35
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gonna be bulking for 2 months to get back some muscle mass I lost during spring cut down. go go 3000 calories!!
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31 May 2014

So if you haven't seen my picture... I'm possibly the palest person alive. Took my family to the zoo and failed to bring the sunscreen. Now, aside from ...

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