GAY How to be fit -OR- How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Salad

Whizzleteets

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this thread and the other thread about going from fat to fit make me wish i still had the picture of me with hershey's kisses on my nips.
 

strawberry love

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I think generally:

-create good habits, tackle changing something different every week. [im cray cray and just changed ALL THE BAD HABITS all at once] but general wisdom is that forming good habits works best when you change a single behavior at a time.

-be open to trial and error. KETO, PALEO, LOW CARB, LOW FAT, INTERMITTENT FASTING whatever. something will work for someone. it will just take time to find the right mix for you.

-move your body. fine, be a cardio bunny. sure, pound metal. whatever. JUST MOVE and stick to it. [including weight training does help decrease muscle loss, and helps with loose skin issues though, so there's that]

-creating measurable, specific goals is golden. it helps focus you, and you can track progress.

I'm no expert though. :iono:
 

Applesauce

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I think generally:

-create good habits, tackle changing something different every week. [im cray cray and just changed ALL THE BAD HABITS all at once] but general wisdom is that forming good habits works best when you change a single behavior at a time.

-be open to trial and error. KETO, PALEO, LOW CARB, LOW FAT, INTERMITTENT FASTING whatever. something will work for someone. it will just take time to find the right mix for you.

-move your body. fine, be a cardio bunny. sure, pound metal. whatever. JUST MOVE and stick to it. [including weight training does help decrease muscle loss, and helps with loose skin issues though, so there's that]

-creating measurable, specific goals is golden. it helps focus you, and you can track progress.

I'm no expert though. :iono:

Best words right there! I'm sick of people asking me what they should "to lose weight". Like, that is so general & not to be conceited but when they're basing that question on how they feel around me, it's the stupidest thing for me to tell them what I do...Which isn't a lot. Plus, I could never tell anyone to eat as much candy as I do and then counteract it with this and this. People really do need to analyze themselves first.
 

Coqui

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My intent was to get in shape, but I knew it would take me a couple of years to do so. I wasn't in a rush. Here's what I did to get in shape:

Step 1: Diet

No I didn't eat healthy, and I still don't. (In fact, I'm drinking a Coke as I type this)
What I DID do though is this. Back at my largest, if I went to a fast food restaurant like Wendy's, I would get a large Classic Triple with a large fries and large Coke. That right there is about 2,000 calories.
First step, was to decrease the size. Instead of getting the Biggie size meal, I went normal. From there, I went to a Classic Single, and nowadays, I just get a junior bacon cheeseburger when I go there. (no fries or Coke) So I went from 2,000+ calories to around 400 calories.

The issue is not always what you eat, but how much of it you eat. You can still get a 6-pack not eating healthy. It's just if you want to be at competition levels, you need to cut out all the crap.

Workout:
Squat, deadlift, bench press, overhead press. Lather, rinse, repeat. If you want to put on muscle mass, nothing increases testosterone (which in turn creates muscle mass) more than these four exercises. Incorporating squats three times a week doubled all my lifts in the span of a year. If you want to burn fat, nothing uses your muscles more and burns more calories more than these four exercises. Now what about cardio? Steady State cardio is nice, but as soon as you're done, you stop burning calories. Doing circuit training, will allow you to continually burn calories for up to 48 hours after the workout. One of my favorite circuits to do is called the Bear Complex. This incorporates three out of the four exercises (deadlift becomes a full power clean though) I mentioned and burns a crap ton of calories.


Now for the girls that say, I don't want to be a muscle bound girl, there are two things for that. 1.) You lack the testosterone to get huge. 2.) If you don't eat to gain mass, you won't gain mass, so if you're trying to burn fat, then you won't get all muscley.


I added muscle to make calorie burn easier, then worked on the fat loss afterwards.
 
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So we have a bunch of banana's on the counter and I tell Zac to take two tomorrow to work for a snack. He goes into this whole thing about how he will only take one because two is too much sugar to have.

Remember, Zac is a bean pole.

So I ask him if he wants a slice of bread with his perogi's and he said yes. I had sliced up some grape tomatoes and douced them with balsamic to go with my perogi's.

Wait, back up. He'll have a slice of bread, but NOT one extra banana during the day? I assume that the banana is much healthier than store bought bread. Plus the perogi's and the sour cream on top of them can't be that healthy either. Sometimes I think he likes to argue with me just because he can win.... I lay over a die too much.

Who is more crazy?
 

Mr. Argumentor

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So we have a bunch of banana's on the counter and I tell Zac to take two tomorrow to work for a snack. He goes into this whole thing about how he will only take one because two is too much sugar to have.

Remember, Zac is a bean pole.

So I ask him if he wants a slice of bread with his perogi's and he said yes. I had sliced up some grape tomatoes and douced them with balsamic to go with my perogi's.

Wait, back up. He'll have a slice of bread, but NOT one extra banana during the day? I assume that the banana is much healthier than store bought bread. Plus the perogi's and the sour cream on top of them can't be that healthy either. Sometimes I think he likes to argue with me just because he can win.... I lay over a die too much.

Who is more crazy?
What sort of die? one for cutting threads? a 20-sided? something else?