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how can I drop faster weight and be healthier?
you don't have to live vegan if you want to live healthier and lose weight, just control your eating habits, meat is healthy at all, just reduce the amount of fat you eat faggot, might just go running or snort amphetamines
keto was great for me because it reduced my appetite (which reduced my calorie intake) and the food I've eaten has been delicious. I also had increased energy levels, which was the opposite of how I felt as a (now-former) vegetarian "for health reasons". (Veganism was a million times worse!)
think of it this way: you can have fats (keto) or carbs (veg*), but you can't have both at the same time or it'll mess you up.
I've been following my own plan for less than 2 months and have lost over 35 lbs without increasing exercise (due to unrelated injury).
best of luck in your weight loss journey!
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I'm thinking about making the cheapest viable food possible, that will still sustain me.
So i'm thinking high fiber oatz mixed with a bit of protein powder. Now this is what i actually came to ask you about: Will protein powder deteriorate if cooked with the oatz?
I assume it won't, but i'd like to know if it's sensible to use it in regular poor mans cooking to get some cheap protein in a meal.
Oatz n protes are the cheapest and most viable poor mans food i can think of.
Will it work flawlessly? Keep in mind, i'll have a sip of vitamins each morning too, i figure that will be cheaper in the long run, compared to buying fresh fruit n shit.
https://7chan.org/jew/ usually has some good tips for cheap food.
Oats are great.....make sure you opt for old fashioned rolled oats though.....not the sugar-laden prepacked stuff loaded with sugar.....this is my typical breakfast and good til noon or later.......after I cook it over the stove, I let the oats cool down a good 2 minutes or so, then stir in a scoop of whey protein.....cause yea, if u add the protein while it's cooking, it is said to breakdown the protein.....
this is a smart idea
I have lived like this for a long time in relative health
I suggest not cooking oats at all. Mix whey, milk, fruit, oats, and maybe some greens together in a shake. Get all the fiber you need to digest that gluey wad of future muscle in one.
But I gotta say you should just skip adding the whey to above. That shit is full of crazy agricultural shit that shouldn't exist let alone be consumed by living things.
For like $1 you can get a pound of lentils that contains about 100g of protein. Most days I eat about a pound of lentils. It makes my bowels feel healthy. Sure I have to take three large shits per day, but the overall feeling of wholesomeness is pervasive. My whole body responded to this change in diet when I first started. Felt like I was cured of some kind of disease, I had more energy and a more positive point of view. My theory is that since my lower bowels were evacuated before sleep, there was less pressure in the system and so now I sleep better.
True power comes from the bowels
sounds funny but I swear to Gaga its the plain truth. Your overall energy comes from food. If you eat wrong, you probably do a bunch of other shit wrong as a result. Theory holds water.
there used to be a really good steroid thread on here. where did it go?
It grew too big
First and foremost - What can you suggest to help me slim this down in three months or shorter? What foods? What workouts that don't cause me to take pills or purchase heavy equipment (as I'm kind of poor), and what have you done to help self-esteem?
Secondly, I understand it is a very silly question to ask. To lose belly fat? Crunches more as I've been told by so many. What meals? Go vegetarian with a little red meat. What workouts? Run, Bike, Crunches. But here's the thing: I'm in my mid 20s (above the half way mark), I feel horrible with my weight as shown in the photos attached, and I want to lose it within the next three months.
I feel like such an idiot asking for suggestions and I feel disgusted by myself. I was a solid 240.00 this time last year, but I began rock climbing and jogging three days a week until mid-March due to injury.
My belly has never gone away neither...
I have some bad habits as follows:
- I work out too hard at times (push body too hard)
- I smoke once every one to eleven days
- I drink once every eight to sixteen days
- I live alone
- I eat alone
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>I've gone up to 291 now since original posts.
You mean you're getting fatter?
Dude, let's speak it clear in here. You don't need to lose some kilos to fit in your summer clothes, you are really fat, probably obese, and your (physical and psychological) health is in real risk, this is serious. Calorie counting WON'T TAKE YOU OUT OF THIS ONE, that's just for ladies to do the week before prom. For gentleman in your situation we need a more drastic change. GET INTO A FUCKING KETO, and count calories after you've lost at least 40 pounds. You don't fucking know how to eat, you can't just "eat less", you gotta eat different stuff, ok?
Also, walk or work out somehow, it's important. But the key in here is diet. Keto is my suggestion, take other if you want, but not this caloric bullshit, the guys that are telling you this ain't evil, just have never been the fat you are. I've lost 80 pounds on this 5 years from now and never got them back, what I'm telling you actually works. You need to learn how and what to eat all over again, because you don't know it. Read, learn, do. Losing weight isn't even the hard part, maintaining is, so use the lose as practice, as a period for your body and mind to adapt to a brand new relationship with food. Or die.
Calculate your TDEE and eat at a caloric deficit of 500 calories. Do some cardio or weightlifting too. DO NOT eat more unhealthy shit to "reward" yourself for working out.
If you actually eat 500 calories less than your TDEE and do cardio you will lose weight very quickly.
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I've been working out every day, burning at a minimum of 500 calories a day, and also flipping my diet to cut all sugars and most carbs out while at the same time boosting proteins and veggies and fruits.
I've also joined a private gym.
I've lost over 30 pounds in three weeks.
More updates later!
1) The Motivational Orientation Theory:
* High Achievers: High achievers have a high motivation to achieve success, a low motivation to fail and a focus on the pride of success.
* Low Achievers: Low achievers have a low motivation to achieve success and a high motivation to achieve failure. They focus on the shame and worry that may come from failure.
2) Attribution Theory:
* High Achievers: High achievers ascribe their success to factors within themselves and that they can control - like their own endurance and drive. They ascribe failures to outside factors that they can't control - like other peoples abilities.
* Low Achievers: Low achievers ascribe their success to factors outside their control - such as their opponents abilities and they ascribe their failure to internal factors within their control - such as their own abilities.
3) Goal Adoption Theory:
* High Achievers: High achievers have goals for doing certain tasks (i.e., like running a good race).
* Low Achievers: Low achievers have goals for getting a certain outcome (i.e., like winning a race).
4) Perceived Competence and Control Theories:
* High Achievers: High achievers have a high belief in their abilities and feel that their achievements are in their control.
* Low Achievers: They have low perceived competence and feel that achievement is out side their control.
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is this a fucking pep talk? wtf?
Well this is a fitness board. It's relevant!
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Some time ago, a feget told me that the body can only make use of 40 grams of protein from one meal. Is this true at all? This would mean that if i ate a can of tuna and have a glass of milk, i would no longer be able to make use of any more protein. For some time at least.
If this is true, then how on earth do serious lifters keep their protes on top bros? Keep in mind, some pro bros eat as much as 10.000 calories a day. Certainly they can't be hindered by a 40 gram limit per meal?
It would be rather inept to considering getting your protein mainly from hamburgers. Chicken/eggs, tuna, protein powder (google is overflowing with plant-based alternatives as well) are cleverer options. 2 grams of protein per kilogram of body mass is the upper limit of what I've seen recommended (not for health reasons, but for gains). Usually the ratio is 1.5-1.7g/kg for athletes.
I'm not sure how empirically based the 40g of protein per meal is. His comment would be more easily falsifiable if he had provided at least a time span instead of just saying "per meal". Applying common sense though, it seems obvious that the body can't make full use of large amounts of protein ingested in a short amount of time, just like it can't make use of carbs or fat this way either. If it could, it would be possible to just eat one very large breakfast and be done with eating for the rest of the day.
What makes the 40 gram limit seem arbitrary is, as you suggested, that it is not a variable number. Certainly some bodies of low mass and, relatively speaking, low muscle mass, would not be able to utilize 40g of protein for its intended use: After spending the required amount building muscle and organs etc., the rest would either get pissed out or stored as fat. On the other hand, a 110 kg weightlifter would more likely be able to absorb that amount of protein for its intended use.
TLDR; Maximum possible protein utilization in the body is more likely to be written out in this way:
X grams of protein per kilo of body mass per hour
and not like this:
40 grams of protein per meal (hurr durr, I'm a logical)
>It would be rather inept to considering getting your protein mainly from hamburgers.
That's not the point. I used hamburgers as a relatable example for meat. A 100 gram burger with 15% protein is easier to calculate than "chicken".
How many chickens does it take to fill the quota?
Other than that, i think i agree with you.
muscle milk has unsafe levels of heavy metals in it which would be what causes the pancreas problems
also blaha said that if you get more than that amount of protein in a short time the body just slows the protein absorption rate slightly so it uses it as it needs it rather than all at once or something
Hi guys, been looking For Mike Matthews new book, And cant find it anywhere, beyond bigger leaner Stronger!
How do you stay on a good sleep sched.?
Depends on what you mean by good sleep.
I'm sleeping 4 times a day, hour each. Feels just fine.
Do you recon it to be possible to have a 7x 30 minutes sleep schedule and still work out to any sizeable degree?
Currently I'm napping 4 times a day for 20 min, sleeping 3.5 hours at night. Diet is not a problem.
Plan is to jog 8 to 10km interval every 5-6 phase, and do muscle separately with free weights, maybe in between every other set of jogging. Also swimming every other day, with some increment in intensity.
Sometimes long distance without interval.
Plausible/lethal? Will my body be able to recover with minimal sleep? Or am I being retarded?
From personal experience, anything besides full 7.5 hours or 6 hours plus 30 min nap, is unsustainable over extended periods of time. Preferably 7.5 hours + 30min nap to stay energetic throughout the whole day.
Your needs may be different of course, but I'd be very sceptical about not getting several complete sleep cycles every night.
Anything right of the "everyman" pattern is nonsensical. You need to sleep for at least and hour or two to descend into REM sleep. To put it in layman's terms: Non-REM sleep will only rest your body. REM sleep will rest your brain. If your brain doesn't rest, it will perform at a less-than optimal level (if it performs at all).
As can be seen on the wikipedia page this graph was on, it's titled "Claimed sleep patterns", which I think, says quite a lot.
Why not try it and see what happens. What better way to know how you feel, how you recover from training, how your mood is, Immune system function, mental clarity?
FWIW, it can be highly dependent on the individual. I know a number of my friends who have 4 hours sleep a night and are just fine, I however don't function well at all, as my wife and business partner tell me!
An example you can look too immediately, is Manu Grewal, (http://forum.a1supplements.com/showthread.php?20828-Manu-s-Training-Journal-Go-Big-or-Go-Home!)
He goes on 3-5 hours sleep a night, is a successful fitness model, Researcher, bodybuilder etc. He's a machine, the exception to the rule IMO,just like my friends, but you might be aswell.
Looking for a pdf of "Powerlifting Basics, Texas-Style: The Adventures of Lope Delk" By Paul Kelso
Any god out there with this book?
It should be in one of these dropboxes. If not, enjoy all the other amazing info they have to offer. Get 'em.