Search:

Type: Posts; User: ejthomp

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.07 seconds.

  • Replies
    5
    Views
    4,180

    Describe "here lately" How long have you been...

    Describe "here lately" How long have you been holding on 1800 calories?

    If your maintenance is truly 2800, then it's impossible(over a 4 week timeframe) to not lose scale weight on 1800 calories....
  • 5'11" 260 lbs. Recently at 272... At 13 went...

    5'11" 260 lbs. Recently at 272...

    At 13 went from 240 to 180 starving himself....

    Now needs to RAMP UP the weight loss.

    Yeah...that will work.

    In these situations, I like the "just cut...
  • Replies
    10
    Views
    782

    Repeat after me: "My weight on the scale is...

    Repeat after me:

    "My weight on the scale is determined by the number of calories I put in my mouth."
  • Replies
    33
    Views
    2,099

    You are making progress. Eat 150 grams of...

    You are making progress. Eat 150 grams of protein per day. Lift heavy weights at least three times per week.

    Repeat for A YEAR....

    BE PATIENT. Good things will happen.
  • Replies
    17
    Views
    992

    Patience.... If you must weigh yourself every...

    Patience....

    If you must weigh yourself every day, just log it down and at the end of the week take the average... that will be your "true" weight for that week. Gaining or losing 5 pounds in a...
  • This^^^^^ You're about my size and my...

    This^^^^^

    You're about my size and my maintenance is 2750 calories. You're not losing any weight because you are eating too many calories. You're going to need to stay closer to 2100-2400...
  • Replies
    10
    Views
    761

    You are 16 years old..... I wouldn't have the...

    You are 16 years old..... I wouldn't have the same advice if you were 36 or even 26.

    20% body fat at your age is healthy and if your intentions are to gain muscle mass, there is nothing wrong...
  • But there is so much error in the measurement...

    But there is so much error in the measurement that you will never know for sure if you are at 10%. Heck you might take the test today and it will read 12%...tomorrow...8%. That range of error is...
  • Exactly what do you hope to learn and how will it...

    Exactly what do you hope to learn and how will it change what you do?

    Knowing (or think you are knowing) your exact(there is no fool-proof method for this) body fat is really of little value. ...
  • If you want to avoid gaining fat.... lift hard,...

    If you want to avoid gaining fat.... lift hard, keep your diet dialed in perfectly and don't gain weight quickly....

    Your 21...5'11" and 158lbs...

    Maybe set a goal of 178 a year from now......
  • Replies
    24
    Views
    1,454

    take a picture at 185 lbs. then tell us how much...

    take a picture at 185 lbs. then tell us how much belly and chest fat you have.
  • Replies
    5
    Views
    623

    And whatever you do, don't listen to this moron. ...

    And whatever you do, don't listen to this moron. His reputation power is red for a reason.

    You are 6' tall and have about 150 pounds of lean body mass....55 pounds of fat on you...of which about...
  • Good for you. Except....it's meaningless. ...

    Good for you.

    Except....it's meaningless.

    At 30+% body fat, the only numbers you should track are: calories, grams of protein, scale weight and waist measurement.

    What happened on the scale...
  • Replies
    9
    Views
    1,667

    Based on this, you will never have abs. ...

    Based on this, you will never have abs.

    Muscles require protein and exercise to grow.

    "Abs" require you to be lean...more muscle...less body fat...

    Your diet is bad...you don't lift... ...
  • Replies
    9
    Views
    710

    Go out tonight and have a few beers and forget...

    Go out tonight and have a few beers and forget about this nonsense.

    Come back when you're serious. Until then, this is all a waste of time.

    I mean really... it is a hassle.
  • Replies
    5
    Views
    717

    One week wouldn't be near long enough. More like...

    One week wouldn't be near long enough. More like six weeks of consistency to really understand the numbers.... Yes, THAT LONG!
  • Okay, well here is the deal then. I know that...

    Okay, well here is the deal then. I know that this is accurate....

    The Miffin-St.Jean BMR calculator for you: (9.99 x 80.45)+(6.25x172.72)-(4.92x24) = 1,762 calories

    x 1.35 (lightly active)...
  • OP, Start a logbook. Write down everything...

    OP,

    Start a logbook. Write down everything that enters your mouth. Weigh yourself every morning. Log it.

    At the end of the week, calculate your average weight and average calorie intake for...
  • This^^^^ I just monitored my intake for 7...

    This^^^^

    I just monitored my intake for 7 straight weeks.... Ate an average of 2,000 calories per day and lost 9 pounds. My maintenance works out to 2,750 calories per day. Which is exactly...
  • Tell us exactly what a normal day of eating looks...

    Tell us exactly what a normal day of eating looks like.... down to the calorie...grams of protein, etc.

    Tell us what you think your maintenance is.

    Tell us what cheats you've had over the...
  • Results 1 to 20 of 99
    Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4