Questions tagged [weight-loss]

How to lower one's overall mass. Questions are about diets and training programs that improve body composition.

27 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3 votes
0 answers
241 views

Understanding the scale of measurement of visceral fat (1 - 59)

I see that many-body composition measurement devices give visceral fat result as an integer between 1 and 59. These are results I got from a body composition analysis. Weight: 87.7 kg Body fat: 19.9 ...
Vinayak Kaniyarakkal's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
179 views

Skinny fat - What running/hiking routine or tips would you recommend?

Background: Age: 34 Height: 167cm Weight: 76kg Waist : 96 cm(38 inches) Average running pace : 7 min 17 secs/km Average distance : 4 km. I lead a rather inactive lifestyle, mostly keeping indoors over ...
Quasar's user avatar
  • 195
3 votes
0 answers
220 views

Which will produce faster fat loss results in a caloric deficit, myofibrillar or sarcoplasmic hypertrophy?

With all other things equal, such as a caloric deficit of about 15-20% TDEE, ~1-1.2g protein/lb. body weight, approximately the same amount of time spent in the gym, a solid routine, and no cardio, ...
Christine Urban's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
179 views

How would drinking carb blend after workout affect my weight lose program?

I have passed my bulking phase and have got a bit of muscle gain during that. From the beginning of this month, I starting the cutting phase with low calorie intake (about 1500 Cals a day - weight 5 ...
user31782's user avatar
  • 131
2 votes
0 answers
77 views

How much competition weight loss can be considered safe?

When I watch professional martial arts fights, I often find myself baffled how fighters that - judging by the looks - share my body composition compete in weight classes that are more than 10 kg below ...
UnbescholtenerBuerger's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
98 views

For my case, I see almost zero difference in the burning rate of calories between my steady state cardio and HIIT - should I still choose HIIT?

I'm 38, male 5'6", weigh between 150-155 pounds, and I do strength training for about three to four hours per week, aside from the cardiovascular workouts, the present question is based on the ...
Mathmath's user avatar
  • 169
1 vote
0 answers
24 views

Is this workout schedule good for cutting fat and maintaining muscle mass?

Day 1: Upper Body + Cardio Upper Body Strength: Push-Ups: 3 sets of 12 reps Dumbbell Rows: 3 sets of 12 reps per arm Dumbbell Bench Press: 3 sets of 12 reps Bicep Curls: 3 sets of 12 reps Tricep Dips: ...
user40119's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
163 views

How to reduce body fat if we increase the caloric intake

So I'm a 24 M working IT I weigh at 66 Kg , my maintenance calories are 2500 but the thing is before I thought of starting to workout I used to consume around 1200 calories in a day and I didn't used ...
Kushagra Bajpai's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
135 views

Losing weight and getting fit whilst holding down a desk job

I'm a software engineer and spend pretty much all day everyday in front of my computer coding. 3 months ago I realised that my sedantary job had also become a sedantary lifestyle that made me sad to ...
David Barker's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
57 views

Will riding a bike for 2 hours in 30 minute increments, burn roughly the same number of calories as riding 2 hours straight?

This question assumes most other variables are constant. Assume that a bicycle rider rides ("exercise time") the exact same distance over the exact same course for a 2 hour duration. During ...
the_endian's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
78 views

Battle Rope Workouts

There are two Battle Rope workouts I plan to do in the same session: (Workout #1) An HIIT workout as explained here. (Workout #2) Strengthening the core by isolating it using these routines. What ...
SyndicatorBBB's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
671 views

Stomach muscles burn after doing crunches?

I used to be able to do 100+ crunches, but now I can only do 40 and my abs feel like they're burning so badly(after). I don't do crunches often anymore. I lost weight(about 5 pounds) before this ...
Rob Sterach's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
106 views

why am i suddently so worn out in cardio?

I started gym 2 months ago and nearly every day except maybe 1 one rest day I will complete 1 hour cardio (about 500 calories, some days even 600-700) and an hour intense weight training targeting all ...
Tori Montgomery's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
180 views

Deriving TDEE from calorie intake and weight changes over time

I have historical data for my own calorie intake and weight over the past few years. I'd like to calculate my TDEE from this data. Can anyone point me towards an appropriate mathematical model? ...
Patrick Collins's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
3k views

I seem to gain and lose muscle mass very quickly- what gives?

I am the type of individual that looks at myself in the mirror every morning and night briefly to make sure I am not drifting off into an undesirable body shape. Sometimes, this will warrant me ...
James McDermott's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
1k views

Can't go below 16-17% body fat. What is wrong with my diet?

I started to loose weight 1 year ago, when I began to practice MMA. Few months ago I realized I lost too much weight so I began weightlifting. I was around 79 kg ( 174 pounds ) last year and my ...
Cosmin's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
43 views

Fat loss : cut or bulk?

I'm 1.70m tall and my weight is 73kg. My fat level is at 23%. I hit the gym 5/6 times a week and use the push/pull/legs method and eat 1900 calories a day with 35% of my diet based on protein. I'm ...
Paul Martin's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
75 views

Is my approach to cutting body fat good?

I've researched and understood that in order to cut my fat, I need to be in a caloric deficit of around 500 calories, do lots of cardiovascular exercise to lose fat, and do a moderate amount of ...
Haseen Siddiqui's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
192 views

Lost a lot of weight ( around 13-15 Kg ) but cannot see any visible difference in my body shape. What's wrong?

Background & History I used to be a fit guy during my childhood till age 11-12 but after that I started gaining weight so much so that about 3 months ago I was 174.5 cm, around 83 Kg (age 18) my ...
Tushar's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
266 views

Bulking up in maintainance calories

As an intermediate individual in fitness with decent bit of muscle definition and body fat, I was hoping to bulk up. However, I fear that with with a surplus I might end up gaining unnecessary fat ...
EPIC Tube HD's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
106 views

Please help me with the diet plan plan

I am gym beginner and my trainer suggested to me the following diet plan with about 400g protein. I am 210 lbs and 6 ft tall guy 07:00Am - 1 Scoop Protein, 60g oats, 10 Almonds, 4 Walnuts 08:10Am - 1 ...
user26051's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
340 views

What's a good plan for losing 50 pounds in 3 months without diet?

I'm a 5"10 16 year old male weighing at 180 pounds (81.6kg). I'm not terribly fat, however I do appear to be a wider guy when compared to most of my friends. I begin working full-time this summer (7:...
Josh Silveous's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
120 views

Will someone help me construct a weight loss plan?

I am a 16 year old, American girl who wants to lose weight. Obviously, I am not unique in this regard, but I'm not interested in magic pills and chemicals and Jenny Craig programs that promise results ...
just me's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
44 views

What kind of bands exercise are appropriate for mini stepper

I bought a mini stepper with bands. But I am curious: What kind of band movements are appropriate for the mini steppers in general? I saw this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfkpdMXEzuQ, but ...
george's user avatar
  • 1
-1 votes
2 answers
179 views

Is this a suitable diet for weight loss?

I am 23 old male and in weigh 62 kg at a height of 5.1. I want to lose weight; how can I alter my diet to better accomplish this? My food intake and exercise: Breakfast: a few grams of chickpeas ...
Prabhu Krishnan's user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
255 views

Trouble losing weight, need help creating a diet and workout plan

I am a 20 year old male and have been at my current height and weight, 5'8" and 190 lbs, since I was 16. I have tried dieting and exercising but see no results. This past summer I spent 3 months doing ...
Ryan Raten Kuhar's user avatar
-1 votes
2 answers
1k views

What's my GDA to lose weight?

I'm 5 feet 11 and I weight 189 pounds, I'm trying to lose some weight to reach 176 pounds. My calculated GDA (with online tools) should be 2800 Kcal/per day. My question is: if I lower this value to ...
EdoKo2's user avatar
  • 1