Questions tagged [weight-loss]

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

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Is protein shake diet good?

I am 100kg, 196cm tall, 26 y.o, male. I am trying a diet consisting of: Breakfast - Anabolic Protein shake (not mentioning brand intentionally) 564 kCal 53g Protein 81g Carbs 2.6 Fat Lunch - ...
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Goals in order: run faster, lose bodyfat

Some background Male, born 1991, 184 cm, desk job In November 2016 I was about 103kg. Went to a dietitian and began a diet based on healthy balance of foods, breakfast, snacks between meals, food ...
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Losing weight altough eating normal because of bouldering?

I have always had a bit of fat on my body. I was never fat nor even chubby but always 4-5kg too much on myself. I just thought it to be my genes because my whole life i did a bit of sports. Going ...
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Fullbody vs body split workout for body transformation?

I have read lots of articles but its hard to find an optimal answer for this question: Fullbody workouts or Body part splits for better results. Goal is to get that single digit body fat %. I have a ...
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What is the optimal routine for overweight people, hypertrophy or strength training?

I have been reading several threads and seems to be very confusing about overweight people who are trying to get back in shape (reducing weight+loosing fat+building muscles). Looks a lot to get all ...
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What could be the best workout routine for loosing fat and building muscle simultaneously including weight training and cardio?

I would start with the short phrase "Transformation goal:Tyler Durden". I am 31 yrs, 6 feet and 91 kgs with sitting job.My routine is as follows: -Monday : Back + Cardio(HIIT) -Tuesday :Chest + ...
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How to construct workout with heavy lifting and not getting bulky?

I have reading so many threads but could not get any specific answer, how to construct a workout plan with heavy lifting but not getting bulky, shredded body is the aim without big arms or big thighs. ...
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1 hour of weights, followed by 1 hour of swimming, followed by 1 hour of jogging: analysis? [closed]

ive put on 40kg over the past 18 months due to eating large portions and a total lack of exercise. I used to be incredibly fit, and would regularly (weekly) follow the exercise regime outlined in ...
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Good exercises to burn fat with bad knees?

I want to not only exercise my upper body, but my legs as well. However, whenever I do squats I hear my left knee 'clicking'. Someone posted that swimming is a good exercise, but I'm not so sure ...
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How can I lose weight? 13yr old

I'm Emily. So, the past few months I noticed that I gained quite a bit of weight. I know why. I can't stop eating. I try but it's so hard. My diet and exercises only last for a day or two, then I'll ...
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Focus on 1 muscle group or not

I am thinking of building some muscle to help burn off the excess fat on my body. Of every part of my body, my abdomen has the most fat. So, I was thinking of focusing on my abs and obliques. But I ...
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How to maximize the benefits of a long time at the gym?

I have been exercising regularly (daily with a resting day per week) at the gym for a couple of months now. As I am quite busy, I exercise about one hour each session. This includes intensive (for my ...
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Progressing while losing weight on a low carb diet?

I am trying to lose weight and at the same time build strength. I am 6'2" and 33 years old. I started out at 258 lb about 5 months ago. Now I am at 205 lb, mostly due to switching to a modified Keto ...
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I'm not losing weight

I'm not losing weight instead I'm gaining I've been on calorie diet with range 1300 or 1200 With workout for 5 days per week and also lifting weight But I'm not losing weight !! I Donnu what's ...
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Sodium - reduce salt from a salty food? [closed]

How to reduce sodium from canned foods? Canned foods such as tuna contain protein but do contain a lot of sodium too. Is there smart way to remove sodium from the food? Maybe by boiling or using ...
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Does muscle gain equal fat loss

When I work out and see that I have more muscle, does that also mean that I have lost some fat? I have visible muscle but also a lot of fat just hanging from my bones.
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I grew fat due to age-related changes. Will I gain muscle mass more easily now?

I'm a 25 year old male and I added 20 pounds of fat in the last 3 months. My father had a similar experience at the same age, so I guess it's age-related. Before my mid-20s, gaining muscle, actually ...
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What's wrong with losing more than 6 pounds per week?

I'm a 24 year old male, 154 pounds. My goal is to lose 12 pounds. It's my first weight-losing experience, I've never read anything about it, so feel free to explain the basics. The reason for my ...
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Is it possible to gain muscle while being on a calorie deficit?

I know in order to gain muscle you have to be in a calorie surplus, and I know losing fat and gaining muscle don't mix together. But I'm just wondering why can't it be possible for someone who's in a ...
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What are the best excises to do in gym for beginners [closed]

I'm going to gym from 3days.I'm doing thread mill for 15min and cycling for 15 min ,another cross machine for 15min and some exercises.I'm also doing abs for only 5min .totally I'm spending 1hour time ...
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What are the fastest ways to lose weight? [duplicate]

I am 35, I mesure 184cm and my weight is around 100kg. Do you have any ideas on how I could lose weight ? Thank you.
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Am I losing weight too slowly?

I used to be a national, competitive swimmer - University put a stop to that. So from a 11st, 6ft swimmer I turned into 16st 12lbs after 3 years. I decided to start my gym work to get this under ...
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Should I bulk up or keep cutting fat?

I'm hitting gym for 6 months, When I started I had about 20% of body fat, I was a skinny guy with big fat belly. Now after 6 months of weight training and cardio I reduced body fat to 14% without ...
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Gaining muscle/strength while losing weight [duplicate]

TLDR: What can I do at gym wise, the gym is Planet Fitness, and nutrition wise to gain strength and muscle and also lose weight? I'm 17, going to be 18 in August, and I've wanted to be muscular and ...
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Does my breast size decrease permanently after weight loss?

I have been running for a while now and dieting, and I've lost a couple of pounds of weight. I'm now 130 lbs and 5 foot 11, and 25 years old. As a result, my breast size has also decreased. I've ...
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burpees for weight loss

I do 200 burpees every day. 20 sets of 10, with 15 sec rest between sets. I am not losing any weight. Is it possible that I'm doing them wrong? Would doing them more precisely be more effective? I ...
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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 ...
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Weight effect when dining out

I measure my weight every morning. I find that my weight increases by 2 to 3 pounds if I have my dinner at a restaurant instead of home the night before, even the portions are about the same. May I ...
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Faster way to lose weight for med test [duplicate]

I had to lose 6kg for my medical test, i already lost 2kgs but I'm stuck now and not loosing weight anymore.someone please tell me a faster and effective way to do this, i just have to lose as much ...
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What are some early signs of loose skin when trying to lose weight?

I have recently started my weight loss journey to get rid of some excess fat I have. My goal is to lose about 50 lbs, in a year. I'm not really married to the whole timeline, so I would actually like ...
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My body has adapted to walking

I started dieting and walking about 4 months ago, building up to around 60-70 miles a week, and lost 11kg/23lbs up to the middle of May ... But the last month I have had no weight loss so I think my ...
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Tips to avoid muscle loss when cutting? [duplicate]

I recently had Dexa scans three months apart (the first in the middle of a cut, another three months later). I was still strength training 3 days a week, still eating a lot of protein, kept cardio ...
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DEXA scan showing I gain more muscle when restricting calories. Why?

It's common parlance in the bodybuilding and muscle building world to assume that you need a surplus or diet above TDEE over constant periods called "bulking" in order to build muscle. I refused to do ...
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Is there any sport that helps increase height? [duplicate]

im 13 and i want to be taller is ther any sports can help to increase height cause im Short compared to the same age hope find a sport
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Weight loss and fat reduction with workouts / exercise / activity / diet [duplicate]

My height is 170 cm and weight is 88.7 kgs. As per the BMI index the ideal weight range for my height is 64-68kgs. I got my gym schedule stated on Monday of this week and as per the measurement by ...
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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 ...
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I have decent physical strength but do not look muscular. What do I need to change in my workout?

At a bodyweight of 101kg, I have the following 1RMs: Overhead press: 60kg Bench Press: 95kg Deadlift: 170kg Squat: 120kg Nothing particularly amazing, but it still took a fair amount of training to ...
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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:...
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Should I use Fat burner or do more exercise? [closed]

I am 27 years of age. I am 5.4 feet tall. I am weighing 80kg these days(BMI 29.6). I want to reduce it to 67kg(BMI 25) Three months ago, when i started gym i was weighing 84kg. I cut out sugar,bakery ...
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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 ...
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How does riding a unicycle compare to riding a bicycle for weight loss?

I see many on-line calculators for calculating calories burned while riding a bicycle. Would riding a unicycle be similarly useful for losing weight? I notice there are several differences between ...
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cardio workout : grading and fat loss efficacy

I weighed 331bs. For last 10+ yrs struggling against obesity. For quite sometime I had been doing cardo 1 hr daily . Here are my questions I read someplace in the past that low intensity - ...
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How to reduce belly and face fat [duplicate]

I am 26 years old, M, 5'7 height. I have been doing exercise running- 30 mins daily and cycling - 20 mins. I do crunches also in my daily activities. I drink lot of watter like hell, not taking ...
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The truth about calories from alcohol

For the past few weeks, I have been carefully recording my food and drink intake, together with my exercise. I would say that my net calorie intake is accurate to within 100 calories either way. I ...
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Should an obese 16 year old male cut calories?

I am 16, Male, 250 pounds, and am at a body fat percentage of 34%. At this point I'm considering cutting calories and consuming only 1900 calories since it is 500 calories below my TDEE as well as ...
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What would cause a sudden drop in motivation and workout avoidance?

A little bit of background which might help in appraising the situation. If you want to avoid the fluff, the actual concrete question in bold at the bottom. Up until the start of April this year I've ...
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P90x protein menu

Hello I'm about to start using the p90x and I'm looking over the fat shredder menu and was wondering when it says protein powder is that meaning to drink a protein shake or what because that's got me ...
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Right way to calculate calories loss while dieting and exercising

I am 48, male, 5 foot 9 inches tall, and weigh around 99 kg (so yes, obese). I am a little confused by the way to determine what weight I should be losing in a week or a month. Based on my age, ...
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What are the pros and cons of slow cuts versus fast cuts?

My Background I completed a 4 month long clean bulk a couple of weeks ago. Over those 4 months I put on 10lbs and my lifts went up significantly. I followed a keto-paleo diet (unconventional for ...
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To reduce obesity, can I depend on elliptical trainer exercise at high resistance?

I'm a man, 28 y.o., about 100 kg and 6 feet tall. I want to avoid weights if possible for a few months of initial training. I'm of the skinny fat types

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