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With the statistics you've given, you're about 6ft weighing 195lbs. You aren't really overweight (based on recommended height/weight from this, this, and this sources ). My recommendation is that rather than focusing on losing weight, focus on building muscles. Based on that, I'll criticize a few things: First, your breakfast isn't completely balanced. ...


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According to multiple sources a good estimate is about 2 seconds per pound per mile (This is something around 2.7 seconds per kg per km). Note that it is not a linear formula, there is a point where losing more weight will result in loss in muscle mass, which is likely going to hinder performance. Unfortunately I couldn't find any scholarly research on this ...


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The Afterburn effect, aka Excess Post-exercise Oxygen Consumption occurs regardless of the time of day the exercise happened. The main thing it depends on is the intensity of the exercise. So, whether you exercised in the morning or evening, your EPOC should be similar as long as the intensity applied is similar. Are there benefits to exercising in the ...


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Presuming that your goal is to eventually run the whole way I would start with a five minute fast walk. Then run for 5 minutes(if that's the most you can currently do). Then walk, then run. Use a stop watch though, and try to be strict with yourself. Start with five minutes walk, 5 minutes jog, on your next run start to reduce the time you walk do 5 ...


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I'm doing Starting Strength myself right now and naturally, I did think about how to get rid of the fat I'll gain during the next few months. As @Calvin pointed out in his comment, the workout programm you do is not really important for weight loss. If you want to stay strong while losing fat, though, you should continue lifting heavy. Now, when dieting ...


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Be very cautious. The key chemical of Jack3d was DMAA, which was pulled off of the market when it was marketed as a nasal decongestant due to "headaches, tremors, and increased blood pressure". The chemical structure is similar to amphetamines and. And no, they don't extract it from geraniums. At the level of the compound in geraniums, they'd have to crush a ...


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First, congratulations for recognizing that you need to lose weight. You've taken the first step. Second, don't plan to "hit back to gym soon and work hard on the cardio." That doesn't usually work. If you can go for a walk right now, go for a 30 mins walk. If not, perform 10 squats. If possible, do jumping jacks (modify it if you cannot lift yourself) ...


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Boris_yo, Congratulations on your transformation! You're one of the people who should frequent this site and help answer more questions. Since you've had personal experience with weight-loss, your anecdotal stories can motivate others to keep shedding the goo. Although I'm not certified qualified to give a fitness/nutrition critique, I will give some ...


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If you're indeed doing the above exercises consistently (hopefully you take time to rest), you should not need any other exercise to burn fat. Those will torch your fat for you. What you might want to do is consistently track your body fat percentage. There are tools on the market for measuring your body fat percentage. Get one and measure your fat ...


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Keep the article at the back of your mind as a caution to not to under-feed yourself; besides that, there's little reason to think about it. If you exercise your body to a fatigue level, your body'll alert you before reaching this stage. If you pay attention to your body, you can easily identify when you've overworked it. If you do happen to fall into ...


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Well I see people in my work succumb to "metabolic damage" in the sense that stress takes a toll on their physical/mental health. And I skimmed the article, from what I gather, the whoe "eat less exercise more" paradigm taken to the extreme can cause the same. The high cortisol and sympathetic stimulation can lower testosterone, mess with the thyroid, and ...


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If you're sprinting, breaking the routine into intermittent sprinting and walking is a great idea. It's similar to a High Intensity Interval Training exercise. However, if you're jogging, perform your jog first before walking. Your goal is to increase your endurance so that you can jog all the way without walking. This accomplishes that goal for you. As ...



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