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Posted: 08 Jul 2019, 17:32
I was on Medical disability for close to 3 years i just recently got the okay to go to the gym again, i am trying to lose my beer belly, i kept up with a healthy diet besides the alcohol but kick that too in January.

I am 6' 2", 27 yrs old, 215lbs, my current calorie intake according to this site is supposed to be 3700cals, i currently only eat 1885 and the workout i do is all high intensity; 1st is 1 mile run warm up (9min/mile) then walk for one minute to the 30 minute circuit training (shown on the Biggest Loser) after completion then 20 sets of 1 min on 30sec off Rowing (with water at the Highest setting) then a 5 min cool down and then i either i do resistance training for "pushing" (squats, bench press...) or "Pulling" (dead lift, bicep curl, lat row...) for 45-60 mins.

The site i feel does not do an accurate input system for the calories burned i should be at 1750 it says 1632.
So my question is; is there anymore i can do to ensure i get the belly fat gone and then start working on strength? Cal intake is 1885kcal, burned is 1632kcal, recommended intake is 3700kcal.

Thank you,


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Posted: 09 Jul 2019, 02:56
1. Work on strength ASAP. Do some resistance training. More muscle equals a higher metabolism and a healthier body composition.
2. Drop anything that has to do with The Biggest Loser. Rapid weight loss is a no no, especially when you're not morbidly obese. You will sacrifice muscle mass and may screw up your metabolism.
3. Focus on protein. Get at least 150 grams a day. This will help with building and/or retaining as much lean mass as possible.
4. Get a food scale and start weighing all of your food in grams to ensure that your calorie tracking is accurate. Count them 24/7.
5. At your height and weight, you should be able to eat 2500 calories a day and lose at a healthy pace. At 6'2" and 215 pounds there is little reason to rush this.

You're in this for the long haul. Ease into it to slowly build good habits instead of going balls to the wall and burning out. Most fat loss attempts fail for a reason.
Consume whatever foods you prefer, whenever you prefer to consume them, while ensuring nutrient sufficiency and meeting caloric goals.

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Posted: 10 Jul 2019, 03:15

I lost 22.5Kg in over a year (1.5Kg to go), so it was a very slow process. The upside of all this is that I don't have lose skin.

Anyway, I'm a woman, petite by all standards (155cm tall, 51.5Kg), and I eat 1800-ish Kcals daily... your intake seems VERY low to me for such a tall guy...

Good luck!

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Posted: 10 Jul 2019, 21:36
It might be a good think to do a good detox. Help you get any junk that might be in your system out and help you start with a clean slate. I do the red tea detox occasionally, especially if I fall off the wagon (usually around the holidays and summer time when we travel a lot.) here's a good resource if you're interested: https://livinghealthyright.wordpress.com/2019/07/10/red-tea-detox/

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