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Old 07-02-17, 03:20 PM
Should I lower my calories?
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Right now I am at 3000 kcal/day. Macros are 313 protein, 42 fat, and 219 carbs. I have been loosing fat but its going sort of slow. I have around 33 lbs of fat to loose to hit my new goal of 10% bodyfat. What do you guys think? Stay the course or decrease kcal?

All I am on right now is 100mg/week test c.

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Old 07-02-17, 03:35 PM
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What is your rate of fat loss in lbs per week? Are you under your maintenance calorie number?
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Old 07-02-17, 03:48 PM
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You've possibly hit a plateau brother, that's the hard part to get over.
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Old 07-02-17, 04:31 PM
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What is your rate of fat loss in lbs per week? Are you under your maintenance calorie number?
Ive lost 10 lbs since I started 3 months ago. I believe the 10 lbs is all fat.

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Old 07-02-17, 04:36 PM
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if progress has slowed yes you need to change something.
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Old 07-02-17, 04:38 PM
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Ive lost 10 lbs since I started 3 months ago. I believe the 10 lbs is all fat.

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1 lb per week is a healthy loss for someone trying to lose a few lbs. Since you are trying to lose quite a bit, you can try to drop your cals a bit more, say to 2500 or 2600 Kcal to see how that goes.
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Old 07-02-17, 05:14 PM
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Agreed with scrumhalf. You can drop your calories lower or increase your cardio. I would recommend dropping your calories a bit lower, wait until you hit another plateau and when you do just increase the cardio and then you will continue seeing results. After that I think you should take a diet break (eat at maintenance for a couple of weeks) and then go back to caloric deficit.


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Old 07-02-17, 06:22 PM
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your macros are wrong by the way.

your eating 2506 calories per day. not 3000.

313 grams protein = 1252 cals
42 grams fat = 378 cals
219 grams carbs = 876 cals

total = 2506 cals

1 gram protein = 4 cals
1 gram fat = 9 cals
1 gram carb = 4 cals

so yea your math is off by 500 fucken cals. no wonder shit dont make sense to you with diet. lol
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Old 07-02-17, 06:50 PM
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Haha. I had changed my calories on MyFitnessPal and put down what I want to drop to instead of the 3000 I am currently on.

Currently carbs 262g, pro 375g, fat 50g

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Old 07-03-17, 05:00 AM
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How much cardio ya doing daily bro? Cutting Cal's n upping the cardio is the proven method...Period. no magic just dedication to both aspects. I found for me...That switching up what I did for cardio helped me.maybe it was just mental...But it changed up routine did me good. Dropped 50 lbs in 6 months.
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Old 07-03-17, 08:13 AM
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This past week I did some cardio but before that I did not.

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This past week I did some cardio but before that I did not.

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Old 07-03-17, 09:40 AM
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Plus it improves many health markers.

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Old 07-03-17, 10:03 AM
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This past week I did some cardio but before that I did not.

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There's your problem...but you know this.


Cardio is what you need more of
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Old 07-03-17, 11:24 AM
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Do you think 3 or 4, 60 minute sessions of a fast paced walk will do the trick?

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Do you think 3 or 4, 60 minute sessions of a fast paced walk will do the trick?

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Old 07-03-17, 12:33 PM
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I don't want to post anything because it feels like it's a rollercoaster with you...and we had this discussion on FB....

Incline 10 to 15 percent on the treadmill 40min-1 hour.. keep the heart rate 120-135.. 4mph... easy walk... 5 times a week.. lift 30 mins if you cardio same session... don't know my dude.. it's a lil frustrating with you cause you keep switching and we keep giving the advice.. you have the knowledge, but you got to do it because you the strongest version of yourself...
Don't take it personal it's tough love cause we know you can do it!

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Old 07-03-17, 01:01 PM
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agree with bori. if avid would just put his head down and get to work it would all be done by now. it feels like he enjoys researching and talking about it more than he does actually taking care of business.

wtf do you mean you didn't do any cardio the week before? why? just didn't feel like it?

if you can't be consistent its never going to happen bro.
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Old 07-03-17, 02:55 PM
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Yeah... I do not want to be spastic but I cant help myself. I am better than I was. I would have really frustrated you guys 2014 and before.

One of my buddies thats a trainer just told me I should plan my workouts and meals as if I am giving advise to someone else who is exactly like me. That way I change my perspective and can look at the situation objectively. I am going to try to do that. Make a plan for "John."

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Old 07-03-17, 03:42 PM
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I think your biggest issue is your fickle. You can't stick with anything. You see or read something and you gotta change to that and try it. Bro...You know how and what to do just stick to the basics fuck the fancy shit...You just aren't gonna get it done untill you determined dedicated and persistent. As the old saying goes....Shit or get off the pot. Now make happen already
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Old 07-03-17, 04:17 PM
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True that

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