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Not sure why this is getting downvoted, but there is no surefire, fast, "urgent" way to get healthy. There are no shortcuts to becoming healthy or fit. Thinking otherwise is dangerous. This is also a very difficult question to answer, because it's vague. But the bottom line is, eat healthy, and become more active. Learn more about healthy nutrition from ...


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The idea was to eat enough protein ( 1.5 x body weight in Kg), keep working out, and have calorie in < calorie out. With the above understanding, you're on the right track. Since you're allowed to eat and exercise during the night, it seems that you've basically inverted the day-night cycle as far as nutrition is concerned because quite a few people ...


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5 lbs lost could be 5 lbs lost all over your body. If you're pretty overweight it's going to take much longer than 2 months for you to start seeing SIGNIFICANT(keyword) differences in composition. As harsh as the reality is, I like to repeat the one thing that I read at one time that was also told to someone else: It took a long time for you to allow your ...


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What your friend is referring to is commonly called the "Golden hour" or the "Golden Window". It is also dependent on the type of exercise that you are doing. Many studies have shown that for endurance exercisers that have a need to replace glycogen in both muscles and body storage, that sooner is better, as the body is primed to deliver glycogen to the ...


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The premise for this notion is based upon glycogen depletion. Replenishing glycogen allows the body to recover better and start working on muscle repair, however, You would need to work out for a few hours to consider that your glycogen might have been depleted. Assuming your friend is an athlete like you claim he probably trains for hours at a time and ...


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How to maintain shredded abs while bulking up? By lean bulking aka small caloric surplus(TDEE + 100~500 calories). However, if you are afraid of not being able to see your abs, consider doing small cuts for 1-2 weeks(not recommended since you are lean bulking and you should not be gaining too much fat while doing so).


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Whether or not you eat before a workout is relatively unimportant, but there has been a lot of debate about working out in a "fasted" state (such as a morning run before breakfast). It's a method used by bodybuilders, models, the military, etc. to keep lean. According to this article, which has some very good information and links to various studies, there ...


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Of course @Lego Stormtroopr is right: Loosing weight, when you are in a habit of eating way more then you need is gooing to suck. But there are things that can help: Have vegatables and fruits nearby in an easy to munch way: carrot sticks, apples, cut bell pepper. So you can eat this kind of stuff when you feel a little hungry. It is relatively low in ...


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The first thing I would look at is your food: {Breakfast: 2 pieces of brown bread with extra light spread and pinches of sugar+2 egg whites,and a cup of coffee(70kcal), mid morning : an apple/orange/pears, Lunch:Veggie with salad/Cuscous with vegetable/ half cup of rice with vegetable and salad (not often)+ another cup of cappuchino (3 in one); after gym ...


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Your body has to convert calories to something it can use, whether that be glucose or fat. If calories are converted to glucose, your body is going to burn it off (or it goes to the toilet). When calories are stored as fat, it takes longer for your body to access that energy because it now has to convert stored fat to glucose. This makes a person feel ...


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For a general workout of 60-90 minutes (not a competitive event such as a triathlon), it doesn't matter. The reason is because your body stores enough carbohydrates to fuel moderate/high intensity activity for approximately that long. Longer than that, however, and you will need to supply additional fuel. Much of your body's physical adaptation to your ...


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You can simply google the health benefit of each of the fruits/vegetables. Those would be the benefits of consuming those fruits/vegetables. About the consequences of not eating them, (assuming you aren't obtaining the same nutrients from other sources), you'll be deficient in those nutrients as well. I would tell you the health benefits of each fruit, ...


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You didn't get to where you are overnight. Why do you think that it is possible to reverse the damage quickly? One of the most dangerous things you can do to your health is to make sudden and drastic changes in your level of physical activity in an attempt to compensate for years of poor habits. Engaging in a strenuous exercise regimen without physician ...


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http://www.muscleforlife.com/pre-workout-nutrition/ has some good information on this. When I am not trying to lose weight, I've been eating 1 cup almond milk, 1 frozen banana, 1 scoop whey blended together.


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It is all about foods with a high level of satiety, that do not spike your insulin, which makes you more hungry. For example, 300 calories of spinach is going to keep you full longer than 300 calories of soda. Even foods higher in fat, such as full fat yoghurt or meat will be more satisfying than high carbohydrate foods such as bread or pasta, and not spike ...


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I know your question mentions this is not about food, but I think you have a fundamental misunderstanding. If you cannot even eat a maintenance diet, you should not be burning even more calories on exercise. An alternate question title could have been: "My car has run out of gas, how do I keep driving?" Obviously this question would be absurd. But that's ...


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Since you're on a cutting diet, I think that 3050 is a bit too high and seems more like a maintenance diet. One of my issues with some of those equations online is the activity multiplier is too high based on the exercise you commit to during a week. I can see how you'd get tired of eating over 3,000 kcals a day. One trick that makes hitting your macros a ...


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You say you have another 300 grams you want to lose. How would you even measure that? Weight fluctuates by time of day, bowel contents, levels of hydration etc. I think you are looking at it too strict. You say you are "FED UP with the diet mentality", so let it go. Take the advice of the professional who is trying to help you.


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Yes There's progress and optimal progress. You may get faster results if you follow a strict, regimented schedule of eating vs training. There may be an ideal time to eat which will maximize muscle growth. You may calculate each macro of food down to the gram, even taking in to account TEF of the food. But, we're human. We have jobs. We have social lives. ...


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Too little protein and you won't be building muscle/getting stronger (and if you're seriously deficient it can lead to worse health problems). Too little fat could throw off your sleep/mood, as fat helps regulate horomones. Too few carbs leaves you feeling sluggish /u/LiveAndLetLift Here are some other gems from that thread: I was ...


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Losing/gaining weight often has to do with battling hunger. Overweight people who want to lose weight, will have to refrain from eating when they ARE hungry. Underweight people who want to gain weight, will have to eat when they are NOT hungry. Don't blame your appetite. Overcome it instead.


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As JJ says, you need to have the kitchen clean to be able to cook/prepare healthy food, even if it's only once or twice a week. On the bright side, it can easily be accomplished to spend as little time as possible in the kitchen and still eat healthy for the week, it just takes some prep time/planning, and possibly a little bit of $$. I would spend a ...


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If you can not eat enough, if you try going to a nutricionist explaining your problem and he can't give you a solution junt by eating normal food, he might tell you to take carb-shakes. They have a high ratio between calories and volume. I'm not telling you just to drink gainers all day long. Just try to combine it with a healthy high caloric diet. If you ...


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Why not juices and smoothies? Juices are probably what you're looking for since juicing will remove a lot of the fiber from a vegetable combo and allow you to get the concentrated nutrition as well as carbs without filling you up. For smoothies maybe use almond milk home made or store bought as your smoothie base. Then add fruit, like berries, apples, ...


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Your schedule is good, keep it up. I must tell you that Muscle mass is denser as compared to fat. So chances are high that you have lost some fat and gained Muscle mass, that is good. But you can't measure your progress by only measuring your weight. You should use other methods as well For example try to keep a record of your waist size and other body ...


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If you burn 2000 calories a day and eat 2000 calories a day, 1500 of which you eat before bed, your body composition will remain constant. There's no fooling thermodynamics.


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