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    Quote Originally Posted by Brandon View Post
    Why? Get back on the fitness train.
    Not working anymore and i've been traveling around for some time now (the past 3 months)

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    Well get on it, sir!
    "The biggest adversary in our life is ourselves. We are what we are, in a sense, because of the dominating thoughts we allow to gather in our head. All concepts of self-improvement, all actions and paths we take, relate solely to our abstract image of ourselves. Life is limited only by how we really see ourselves and feel about our being. A great deal of pure self-knowledge and inner understanding allows us to lay an all-important foundation for the structure of our life from which we can perceive and take the right avenues.

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    Been on a diet for a fortnight, about to blow it on a bourbon and cola while watching the rugby.

    Will have to get back on the horse tomorrow.
    Really felt the difference at my game of indoor cricket this week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brandon View Post
    Well get on it, sir!
    I'm on it now, Sir!




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    Glad to hear it.
    "The biggest adversary in our life is ourselves. We are what we are, in a sense, because of the dominating thoughts we allow to gather in our head. All concepts of self-improvement, all actions and paths we take, relate solely to our abstract image of ourselves. Life is limited only by how we really see ourselves and feel about our being. A great deal of pure self-knowledge and inner understanding allows us to lay an all-important foundation for the structure of our life from which we can perceive and take the right avenues.

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    Can you please give me some advice or give me a plan on what i should be doing to lose more weight quicker please?

    I joined a gym on the 01/06 and go at least 4 times a week.

    I generally do a mix of cardio and resistance machines. My goal is to loose weight but in seem to be losing weight very slowly. I dont have much money to have a great diet, but i dont really eat that much crap. I weigh a flat 13 stone and am 5"11. Anyone who has seen me says ive lost weight, but i dont feel it/see it.

    Normally in the gym i do a 5min warm up on the treadmill/bike and then do 20mins of HiiT, 30secs flat out then 1min moderate/walking pace.Then a 5min cool down. Then normally i do some upper body work on the resistance machines.

    Can you please tell me what im doing wrong? Or what i can do to lose weight faster? Is HiiT really the best way to lose weight?

    Thanks!!

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    Diet is important, you need to lower your caloric intake.

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    HiiT is definitely the best training. I imagine it will be hard without a coach though. Keep a food diary perhaps.

    Asked a passionate friend of mine about this, and he suggested I could cut out cardio the first year and a half.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Naxi View Post
    Diet is important, you need to lower your caloric intake.
    Im trying.........but i dont have the money to really eat correct. i drink a lot of smoothies, i try and est just chicken, turkey/ fish an veg after the gym.......?

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    Quote Originally Posted by K2D View Post
    HiiT is definitely the best training. I imagine it will be hard without a coach though. Keep a food diary perhaps.

    Asked a passionate friend of mine about this, and he suggested I could cut out cardio the first year and a half.
    HiiT is literally all i do now. Every other day. But i just dont seem to be shedding the fat THAT quickly

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    Your diet doesn't have to be that strict. How is your sugar, alcohol intake? It isn't a fast process.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 33x View Post
    Im trying.........but i dont have the money to really eat correct. i drink a lot of smoothies, i try and est just chicken, turkey/ fish an veg after the gym.......?
    You just have to eat less. Period.

    As for cardio, say you need to eat 2000 calories to maintain your current weight. You could either eat 1800 calories and then burn off 300 more with cardio. Or you could just eat 1500 calories.

    What sounds like more effort?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Naxi View Post
    Your diet doesn't have to be that strict. How is your sugar, alcohol intake? It isn't a fast process.
    I dont drink alochol at all and i drink a LOT of Evian, everyday damn day! Sugar? Natural sugars i suppose when i have fruit, but i dont eat sweets etc that oftern

    Quote Originally Posted by Ixion View Post
    You just have to eat less. Period.

    As for cardio, say you need to eat 2000 calories to maintain your current weight. You could either eat 1800 calories and then burn off 300 more with cardio. Or you could just eat 1500 calories.

    What sounds like more effort?
    Im trying to eat less man! Sometimes i dont even eat! (money issues)
    generally i eat breakfast and lunch and then thats it. Today i had a breakfast smoothie, banana, oats, almond milk and strawberries. For lunch i had a 380 calorie ready meal. Ive not got much money so i wont really have a dinner

    Another issue is i suffer with IBS so i look a lot bloated then i actually am and suffer a lot of gut discomfort so i dont think that helps either

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    You do HiiT cardio? My experience has been with MMA, but I figure cross-fit can give the similar results.

    Also agree with what's being said about calorie intake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K2D View Post
    You do HiiT cardio? My experience has been with MMA, but I figure cross-fit can give the similar results.

    Also agree with what's being said about calorie intake.
    Yeah, 5min warm up on treadmill/bike then 30secs flat out then 1min rest for 20mins. I only do this as my form of cardio

    Think its my calorie intake where im $#@!ing up then.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by 33x View Post
    Yeah, 5min warm up on treadmill/bike then 30secs flat out then 1min rest for 20mins. I only do this as my form of cardio

    Think its my calorie intake where im $#@!ing up then.......
    Earlier you said you do 5 min warm-up, followed by 20 min of hiit-what? ..ending with 1/2 minute flat and 5 minutes cooldown?

    The hiit you do is treadmill /bicycle? You could consider full-body workout. Cross-fit or martial art drills.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K2D View Post
    Earlier you said you do 5 min warm-up, followed by 20 min of hiit-what? ..ending with 1/2 minute flat and 5 minutes cooldown?

    The hiit you do is treadmill /bicycle? You could consider full-body workout. Cross-fit or martial art drills.
    5min warm up. Gentle running or pedalling

    then i run flat out or pedal as fast as possible for 30 seconds
    then i "rest" for 1min
    i do this for 20mins then end with a 5min cool down (all on a treadmill/stationary bike)

    My gym does offer a body pump class (full body work out) so i may add that into my regime

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    started back at the gym today, I don't know if its because I havent really eaten much but my energy/fitness level was rock bottom! I used to be able to run 10-15 mins and still have loads of energy but now I cant even manage 5 minutes

    things can only get better I suppose




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    does anyone have any advice for skipping/jump rope exercising? I haven't tried skipping since primary school and i'm struggling a lot!




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    Quote Originally Posted by Sylar View Post
    does anyone have any advice for skipping/jump rope exercising? I haven't tried skipping since primary school and i'm struggling a lot!
    Persist with it mate. I can just about skip after months of trying. Slowly slowly you'll get there and your stamina will too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazy_gooner View Post
    Persist with it mate. I can just about skip after months of trying. Slowly slowly you'll get there and your stamina will too.
    thanks man I definitely hope so! The best I managed was 5 in a row haha, I was there for about an hour just practising and I am worn out!




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