I'm 5'11 and 225lbs (down from 237 6 weeks ago) with 15% body fat. I've been hitting the weights pretty hard and even though I haven't loss as much weight as I wanted to I am seeing definition in my chest and arms. My goal is to get down to 200lbs in 2 months, by any means necessary.
The problem is I can't lose the belly fat. I eat clean 90% of the time, pound water and eat foods that are belly friendly (almonds, avocados, etc).
I sometimes try and mix in cardio but I have some ligament damage t one of my knees.
I know you can't spot train to get abs, so any advice will help.
Thread: Can't lose the belly fat
04-24-2013, 01:33 PM #1
Can't lose the belly fat
04-25-2013, 12:40 AM #2
At 5'11 225 chances are your not 15% bf. eating clean is good but is worthless for weight loss if you don't have a calorie deficit. I would read into some of the stickies and get your nutrition squared away. That's generally the hardest part. Hitting the weights is good but your gonna need some cardio to lose the weight. Try low impact stuff like the bike, swimming, Ect. Best of luck
04-25-2013, 06:21 AM #3"So you think you can win?....... I don't think I can lose."
05-02-2013, 08:57 PM #4
05-02-2013, 09:02 PM #5
05-03-2013, 01:26 PM #6
Hi all .. im new to the whole bodybuilding world .. i have a bit of a belly and wanted to how best to lose it ... im lifting heavy weight and taking anabolic mass gainer, about 90% of my diet now is good foods ... apart from the 10% of **** is there anything else i should know to help to the unwanted fat ... any advise is great .... thanks
05-03-2013, 03:00 PM #7
05-04-2013, 10:14 AM #8
Help! Advise me please
Hey everyone so Ive lost 40 lbs over the last two and half months but my stomach hasnt changed much. Im On kris gethins dtp program/diet.
PLEASE ANY TIPS ON HOW TO LOSE ALL THIS XTRA BLOB IN MY STOMACH AREA, MY UPPER BODY LOOKS BETTER BUT IM NOT SATISFIED!!?
What should I incorporate in my diet (egg white, oats,chicken,fish,almonds, brwn rice, broc, etc) and what exercises should I really go hard on my ab days (2-3 days a week) i know you cant spot reduce, any help would be appreciated..
Also Ive recently started to do mtn climbers, leg raises, scissors and toe touches all from vids on youtube but what else should I be doing I'm patient but I'd love to see some progress in a month or so! THANK YOU
05-05-2013, 12:35 PM #9
but you need to re-read the nutrition stickies because it is evident you are missing some important concepts.... All you're answers are in there. Eating "clean" is worthless and means nothing for specifically losing bf.
Calories in vs. Calories out (Weigh/Measure/Calculate Everything you put in your mouth)-
20% Deficit is a great place to start
Macros-This is specific to YOU
Lifting heavy (for YOU) weights
Time and Consistency-
Focus Like a Hawk - on Short Term Long & Term Goals- Write Everything Down in Logs. Empirical evidence that you can see over time , makes all the difference.
05-14-2013, 03:18 AM #10
05-14-2013, 10:55 AM #11
For most people belly fat is the last to go so you have to lean out everywhere else before your stomach gets lean. Just be patient, stick to what you're doing and you will see results.Man cannot remake himself without suffering for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
My 5 month transformation: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=153826261&p=1067501641#post1067501641
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