Ok, I'm sure y'all have all heard this time and time again, but can someone help me too? Please??? I'm training for my first contest, or trying to. I started about a year ago. I was pretty over weight and had a long way to go. Got a trainer, who is a bodybuilder, and he's been bustin my ass every since. He's good at what he does and I say this because last Nov. when I came to him I was weighing about 255 and about 39% body fat. We started off slow and took our time getting the fat off and building muscle. I now stand at 213 and 11.3% body fat.
My problem is this, and maybe it's just me, so can someone help. I've been stuck in a rut with weight loss. I've been weighing 213 for about 4 weeks now and only droped .5% body fat last check. My trainer says I'm fine and not to far behind for the show in Houston, TX in 9 weeks, but I'm kinda worried. We want me to weigh in as a middle weight, 187.25! Right now I'd have to loose about 26 pounds to make the max weight for the middle weight class. Is it doable? With out loosing a lot of muscle at the same time? I'm taking a few supplaments to help with gains and to grow. I've been eating the same diet for about 5 weeks now and just changed my cardio to the morning as soon as I wake up to help burn more fat that way. I'm doing a carb depleation diet on a 6 day rotation. I get carbs every meal the first day and then take 1 carb off on day 2, 2 off on day 3, 3 off on day 4, and so on till the only carb I get is my plain oats for breakfast on the the last day and then start over with a full load of carbs. I'm eating a ton of potein. 15 egg whites in the morning and in the evening and 10 oz. of chicken or turkey during the day.
Breakfast day 1: 15 egg whites and a bowl of plain oats
Meal 2: 10 oz. chicken/ 6 oz. potato
Meal 3: same chicken/ 1 cup brown rice
Meal 4: same as meal 3
Meal 5: same as meal 3
Meal 6: 10 oz. chicken or 15 egg whites and a 4 oz potato.
Then I start taking my carbs off on day 2.
I'm training weights 4 days a week and cardio at least 5 days. Weights for about an hour and cardio the same.
The place I'm having the most trouble is my lower abs, and lower back. The love handle area. I've even been trying body wraps to see if that'll help. And it has a little. I wear a sweat belt when I work out, but I don't think it's doing much good any more.
Does anyone have any advice, or help, or anything. Or am I just worried over nothing?
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