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Seaman 07-07-2011 11:40 PM

Weight loss tips
 
Hello friends...!
What is the best way to weight loss...? I think drinking more water and daily exercise are the best weight loss tips... Do you agree with me....? Thanks in advance...!

jet510 07-24-2011 11:10 AM

yes, regular excercise. and a sticking to a specific diet. didnt know swimming worked great, good to know!

mma13guy 07-26-2011 02:12 PM

Eating 5 or 6 small meals instead of 3 big meals shrinks the size of your stomach.

PerverseTeen 03-27-2012 05:51 PM

Exercising daily with variation in techniques, green tea (personally i'd say at least 2 a day), lots of water. I also agree with having smaller more frequent meals instead of 3 larger meals, as I personally feel better doing this anyway, and my stomach has been much flatter since I adopted this routine.

ToonKing 03-28-2012 05:16 AM

I find counting calories to be working great. Just burn more then you take in.

Creating a daily 500 calorie deficit will get you rid of 1 pound/week. Work out hard at least 3-4 times a week, eat less and drink lots of water.

I stepped up my calorie counting 3 weeks ago and lost 9 pounds since then.

Narkin 04-08-2012 08:15 AM

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Originally Posted by mma13guy (Post 1444810)
Eating 5 or 6 small meals instead of 3 big meals shrinks the size of your stomach.

Eating smaller meals doesn't "shrink" the size of your stomach. Neither does it make you lose weight at a faster rate while ingesting the same amount of calories. The difference between 6 meals a day and 2 meals a day, pertaining to weight loss, is insignificant.

It's all about personal preference. If eating 6 meals a day leaves you more satiated than 3 meals a day, eat 6 meals a day. If 2 meals a day works better around your schedule, don't feel like it's the end of the world.

OP, if you want to lose weight: figure out your macros, calories, and count your calories. PM me if you want me to calculate these for you. :)

Narkin 04-12-2012 08:20 PM

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Originally Posted by UFCfan1001 (Post 1570869)
Hi

Just want to throw in my 2 cents. I train MMA and my girlfriend is a naturopath nutritionist, and she's passed on a load of useful info to me which has helped my training massively. I'm ripped and I know a large part of it is down to my diet.

The crucial thing about how many meals per day/ size of meals is blood sugar. The theory goes, that if you eat say 5 meals per day, with no more than 3 hours between meals (and these meals should contain a balance of brown carbs, lean protein and vegetables, organic preferably) then your blood sugar levels stay more constant througout the day. The reason this is good, is because when our blood sugar levels drop, we get that post lunch dip, which makes us reach for the fatty, sugary foods, which make us fat and lethargic. More constant blood sugar levels means our energy levels remain more consistently high, which means we make better decisions about what food to eat.

I agree that insulin sensitivity is vital aspect in calorie partitioning if that is what you are referring to??

I haven't heard about the "food decision" aspect of it though. Thanks for informing me :)

*no sarcasm intended* I'm glad that you gave some advice. I love learning new things about nutrition and such! :)


OP, like I said in my previous post, whatever works for you, DO IT. If my method sucks for you, go with the previous posters. People get caught up on what other people say is the "right" way of doing it; while for you, other ways may be more effective. It's all about what works for YOU.

Hope this helps!

blogs 04-13-2012 09:23 AM

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Originally Posted by UFCfan1001 (Post 1570967)
Hey!

Glad it was of some use to you. I know that if I'm on an energy dip, I'm much more likely to grab the fatty and sugary foods. My gf sees her nutrition clients and it's a useful tip she passes on to them, which they always report back as very helpful.

I'm using Eric Wong's Strength and Conditioning guide at the moment, and there's an excellent section on nutrition. I kind of understand the relationship between blood sugar and insulin, but I think he explains it much better,

"Eating less, more often is all about controlling your insulin levels. You want to control your insulin levels because insulin is the fat storage hormone, if you have high levels of insulin, you have high levels of fat storage. Your cells will also become more resistant to insulin, thus youíll need more insulin to get the same effect, causing more fat storage, and more resistance, and the cycle continues until youíre fat and you donít know what to do!

When you eat less often, your blood sugar levels have bigger peaks and valleys, causing your insulin to follow suit. Since insulin is the fat storage hormone, when your insulin peaks, it puts your body into a fat storage mode."

I personally feel better doing this anyway, and my stomach has been much flatter since I adopted this routine.

Armando11 04-20-2012 01:59 AM

hi if You are looking for loss some weight.
There are some useful tips for you losing weight.
1. Drink plenty of water. Our body needs a lot of water so give in to water. Water is not just way to flush out toxin but if you have more water in your body you will generally feel healthier and fitter. The best thing about water is that is has no calories at all.
2.simply try some cardio exercises . like swimming , running , jogging walking and cycling . cardio exercises are best for losing some weight and fitness .
3.Physical activity is important for health. Exercise is always best source of energy and fitness.

Emeric 04-21-2012 12:12 PM

Also, take supplements that are regulates the cortisol, insuline and blood sugar levels.


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