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    lbs fat x 31 kcal = maximum deficit you can...

    lbs fat x 31 kcal = maximum deficit you can support with normal activity (the number "probably" increases with higher activity levels). Essentially it is the maximum amount of calories from your fat...
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    It takes some time before hormones and such...

    It takes some time before hormones and such crashes enough to retain water, so initially you don't get the water retaining effects (some never do either) so especially on a low carb diet you lose a...
  • Sticky: Go the gym, infect everyone and wreck their gains...

    Go the gym, infect everyone and wreck their gains then go brag on the misc about it ?
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    Extreme temperatures/climates (be it hot or cold)...

    Extreme temperatures/climates (be it hot or cold) does affect you to some degree and increases rmr, is it significant ? Nope not really. Worth even thinking about ? Definitely not as it's going to be...
  • Thread: Weight Loss

    by Znik
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    Your not counting properly, subconsciously...

    Your not counting properly, subconsciously eating, having cheat meals/days that wrecks your deficit or something along those lines.
    If you are not losing weight you are not in a deficit, it's that...
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    2lbs/week should be fine initially, a general...

    2lbs/week should be fine initially, a general guideline is 1% bodyweight loss per week.

    Weight loss doesn't stagnate due to metabolic adaptions, it merely slows down. The biggest abnormal TDEE...
  • It's water, you lost the fat earlier and the...

    It's water, you lost the fat earlier and the relaxing/increase intake flushed the excess water that has been masking the fat loss.
    The calorie cycling just causes a massive flush of water, doesn't...
  • Lifting retains lean mass, retains or increases...

    Lifting retains lean mass, retains or increases strength, avoids metabolic adaptions (which can be quite severe with a big weight loss and no resistance training), gives several hormonal and mental...
  • Cut, gettin fairly fat. Get down to 11-12% and...

    Cut, gettin fairly fat. Get down to 11-12% and get back on bulking.
    Doing it in cycles saves you from having to cut for like 6-10 months to get back to low bodyfat.
  • If you are truly eating 1400-1600kcal and with...

    If you are truly eating 1400-1600kcal and with lots of activity, then you are retaining water as there is no other explanation as to why you are not losing.
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    in on 16%. Gonna look pretty good at the end...

    in on 16%.

    Gonna look pretty good at the end of your cut.
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    You don't lose weight fast, ever hear about those...

    You don't lose weight fast, ever hear about those people who looks anorexic, regains weight incredibly fast,massive metabolic adaptions, loses tons of muscle etc. ? Because that's what you do on very...
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    Nope you have not. There is no metabolic adaption...

    Nope you have not. There is no metabolic adaption or sickness that I have ever heard of that would stop someone at 225lbs from losing weight at 1000kcal on daily average.

    In your case you should...
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    How does one do that ? OP: Carb cycling has...

    How does one do that ?


    OP: Carb cycling has no proven benefits to my knowledge, same as with refeeds and such (unless sub 10% bodyfat where the game changes).
    Constantly playing around with...
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    I imagine a mix of both, low calories + no...

    I imagine a mix of both, low calories + no resistance training = fat and muscle loss.
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    Sub 10-12% bodyfat is when most people start...

    Sub 10-12% bodyfat is when most people start having their energy and endurance affected.
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    Get down to 10-12% bodyfat before you start...

    Get down to 10-12% bodyfat before you start worrying about your leg size.
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    In general people start bulking at 10-12%...

    In general people start bulking at 10-12% bodyfat, which is when abs are visible relaxed. And bulk up to 15-18% and start cutting when abs disappear.
    There is no magic behind it, but it gives...
  • Sticky: ^^ What he said, thats a damn good cut.

    ^^ What he said, thats a damn good cut.
  • Thread: "Skinny fat" help

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    I would cut down a bit further, still carrying a...

    I would cut down a bit further, still carrying a decent amount of fat. And then get bulking for 6-12 months.
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