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answered How hard should my warm-up be?
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answered How to get started with minimal shoes?
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answered No such thing as a hardgainer?
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answered Should my running be aerobic or anaerobic?
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comment How many calories to burn daily to see a change in weight within a month
Exactly; the body will change how much energy it burns depending on how much energy is consumed in ways that we have no control over. Therefore, 500kcal/day = 1 lbs is the a completely useless estimate, especially in the long term, as shown in study after study. (note that in the ATOZ study, max weight loss was reached in 3 months and weight was gained back after that, despite a continued calorie deficit.)
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comment How many calories to burn daily to see a change in weight within a month
In the ATOZ diet study, jama.ama-assn.org/content/297/9/969.full people with an average weight of 180 lbs kept a calorie deficit of > 350/day calories for a year and lost an average of 6 lbs. They should have lost 36 lbs. That is more than a mis-estimate. Every other study shows similar issues.
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answered I feel sleepy while doing weight training
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comment How do I gain weight as a vegan?
Edited to make links clickable, thanks. Yes, I was focusing on the 500cal/day argument with the link. I can't argue that various combinations of protein/carbs don't work, except to say that no one has proven that they do.
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revised How do I gain weight as a vegan?
make links clickable
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comment How many calories to burn daily to see a change in weight within a month
-1 All nice ideas, if true, but there has never been a clinical trial where anyone lost 1 pound for every 3500 kcal deficit, or even close to that.
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comment How many calories to burn daily to see a change in weight within a month
-1 Simple, but wrong. Show one clinical trial where people lost the amount of weight predicted by their calorie deficit. You can't, because it does not exist.
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answered How do I gain weight as a vegan?
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comment Adding calories when switching from a weight-loss diet to maintenance diet.
I'm not trying to be your nemesis, but references please.
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answered What are some good alternative shoes for strength training?
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comment Why do I keep regaining weight and feel lethargic on my diet?
Berin, I hope someone does a study and you are proven right. It would be great for society, because I think the diet you describe above is sustainable. But, they haven't yet, so I am against anyone describing it as if it proven, or categorizing those who have failed on it as "cheaters".