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  • Hey! If you are truly eating 1650 cals and not...

    Hey! If you are truly eating 1650 cals and not losing or gaining, then this is maintenance (like everyone above stated). You could, however, consider this a diet break to give your metabolism a break...
  • Hey! The Carbon Diet Coach adjusts your cals...

    Hey! The Carbon Diet Coach adjusts your cals every week after you check in. It doesn't weigh you obviously, but it does actually take in the data for the week and uses previous data to calculate your...
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    Since you said you just started working out 2...

    Since you said you just started working out 2 months ago I would recommend you worry more about your training and eat at a maintenance. Download a free calorie tracker and use that to log food and...
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    Hi! The best way to lose weight is to start...

    Hi! The best way to lose weight is to start tracking what you are eating and to reduce your calories. MyFitnessPal is free and easy to use and will do everything you need to do. There is no secret,...
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    The best free app (IMO) is MFP. It allows you to...

    The best free app (IMO) is MFP. It allows you to set your macros and track it all for free. A new(ish) app that just came out a few months ago that I personally use is called Carbon Diet Coach. It is...
  • Hey! Congrats on making the first steps to...

    Hey! Congrats on making the first steps to improving your health!

    My first bit of advice would be to start slow. A lot of people in your position have this all-or-nothing approach. These folks go...
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    Hey no problem! Glad I can help! You mentioned...

    Hey no problem! Glad I can help! You mentioned issues with going to the gym due to time constraints and not knowing where to start with your diet. If you are looking for a simple solution, I would...
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    Hey! Like most people here are saying, the best...

    Hey! Like most people here are saying, the best thing you can do at this age is to just try to eat more whole foods and implement more physical activity. One thing that is extremely important is not...
  • Hey! Thanks for your straight forward response. I...

    Hey! Thanks for your straight forward response. I will take your feedback to heart and try to stick to answering questions others have.
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    Hi, like most people said, you should...

    Hi, like most people said, you should weigh/portion out your food and dial in your macros. A normal place for protein is to start at roughly 1-1.2 g/ lb LBM. As far as health concerns, unless you...
  • Hi, this all depends on your average daily...

    Hi, this all depends on your average daily caloric intake vs your average output. I would suggest keeping your protein the same each day (i.e 1.2g/ lb LBM vs 35% daily cals). This will help with...
  • Thread: Diet Soda

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    Hi! just want to reiterate and enforce what...

    Hi! just want to reiterate and enforce what others have said. There is no scientific link between diet soda and weight gain when calories are equated. I actually drink diet pops at night to help curb...
  • First off, congrats on starting your journey!...

    First off, congrats on starting your journey! Second, I would strongly recommend starting off very slowly. Do not jump in with both feet or you will drown. I would suggest using a free calorie...
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    Hey! Keep fighting. It sounds like you are biting...

    Hey! Keep fighting. It sounds like you are biting off more than you can chew (pun intended). You say discipline and consistency are your biggest problems. That may be true but if you set yourself up...
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    Hi! Congrats for getting back on the wagon. I...

    Hi! Congrats for getting back on the wagon. I agree that exercise and body transformation will help with confidence. As far at the "best possible" program for you, the best program is one you enjoy,...
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    Hey! Congrats on your progress but I do have...

    Hey! Congrats on your progress but I do have concerns that are shared with others posted. I will not bash you for your current dietary plan, but there is a good chance that you are setting yourself...
  • Hi, thanks for your comment. Yeah it does read a...

    Hi, thanks for your comment. Yeah it does read a bit like a study guide. In some essence it is, but graduate school did that to me lol.
  • Hi, thank you for your comments. I understand...

    Hi, thank you for your comments. I understand that this article was a bit long winded, but I wanted to write it as a step by step guide for someone who has little to no exposure to the world of...
  • Hello, thank you for your post. I am not trying...

    Hello, thank you for your post. I am not trying to start an argument but you obviously missed the point of this article. It is designed to be more client-centered thinking opposed to the...
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    Hi! Congrats on your progress so far. Dont'...

    Hi! Congrats on your progress so far. Dont' forget how far you have came. That should help motivate you to keep pushing. The weight you gained from the gym was probably water weight due to minor...
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