weight lose question

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  1. digipokemaster
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    hi i have been trying to lose weight since last november so far i lost around 53lbs, maybe more. im still working on losing weight but i was curious if " the belly burner" would aid in my weightlose like help in shedding water weight off my stomach area maybe more then that. i do walk about 2hrs or so or doing excerise at home plus my work does keep me on my feet on moving around/ lifting/pulling/pushing/etc. i have done some research on it, it gotten mixed reviews but im wondering if it really works. im currently around 205-213lbs im not really sure where it at really
     
  2. jonthedit

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    Nope. Belly burners are bs.

    All i can say is find something you enjoy doing.

    I bike ride every week at least.
     
  3. ShadowSoldier

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    I wish I had the drive to lose weight. I'm at 210, and the lowest I got to was 195. But then when things started getting slow at work, I went up to 210.

    I don't have the drive to do hard exercises, it's sad. But yet when work is steady, it comes off like nothing. But I've never been able to get below 195, just way too damn hard.
     
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  5. Rydian

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    I lost a good ~30 pounds in air force training, no diet crap. In fact I probably ate more per meal there than ever.

    It was all the physical activity.
     
  6. Hadrian

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    I wouldn't waste money on it, basically if it doesn't require effort then it's not worth it. Tried it myself over a year ago, followed the instructions exactly and not even half an inch was lost in a few months (there was supposed to be a notable difference after 2 weeks), had I just exercised for the half an hour required I would have been better off.

    Just stick with what you're doing and it'll eventually go, it took several months but my belly has started to decline, I understand it's the hardest chunk to get rid of. All I do is jog twice a day for an hour and sit ups, plus drinking water when I feel peckish. I still have three good meals a day, sometime two depends on how I feel in the morning.
     
  7. Lanlan

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    I lost like 50lbs from not having any food available for like a year :D
     
  8. Ammako

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    And then you regain like double of if once you start eating more again.
     
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  10. Ritsuki

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    The only good way to lose weight is exercice and good alimentation (basically a healthy lifestyle). Don't eat too salty, too sweet, too much, eat vegetables, etc... And don't skip any meal. It's a common mistake to think that missing a meal = weight loss. It's actually the contrary.
     
  11. Gahars

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    You know the old mantra "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is"?
     
  12. Hielkenator

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    Lost 40 Kilo's last 4 months.
    Everyday walk about a hour.
    Never miss a meal, low fat, no sugar,low salt, lots of water.
    Eat as much veggies as I liked, except patatoes, pasta- use those sparengely, and have a save fallback ( apple ) in case it gets hard.
    Do not eat after 8 o'clock in the evening.
    You will loose about 5 - 10 KG a week.
     
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    1) Get a piece of exercise equipment that shows estimated calories burned
    2) Count the calories in everything you eat and drink
    3) Try to have both figures identical by the end of the day.

    I've lost nearly 30lb in 9 weeks by doing this.
     
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  14. Lanlan

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    Nope. I'm in the best shape of my life, the only weight I've put on since then has been muscle.
     
  15. Tom

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    Dude if I miss a meal I lose like 3 pounds, I'm skinny yeah
     
  16. Elrinth

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    Best weight diet: Meat + vegetables combined with intense trainings. Don't drink anything besides plain water and you'll not only be losing weight like a boss but you'll be keeping them muscles aswell..
     
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  17. Ammako

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    Not eating/eating less for a while makes your metabolism slow down.
    So most of the times, when you start eating again, you'd end up having more calories than you burn daily.

    I guess you were one of the lucky few. :P
     
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    Start a running routine and, gradually, set goals to better your previous running performances
     
  19. Attila13

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    Hi,
    Things that I suggest:

    1.Don't skip meals and eat what you like (not too much but not too less) you don't necessary need to start a diet if you can control yourself and don't eat like for the whole family..
    2.After meals don't go and sleep, but go and walk a bit are anything that requires a bit of effort.
    3.If you need to get rid of the water or if you have water in excess in your body, then I'd suggest drinking Green tea instead of water.
    4.The most important is, make exercises. (here I let you chose what kind you want).

    I'm talking from personal experience. I did the things above and I lost like 100lbs/45kg a year.
    I daily made bicycle exercises for a couple of hours and like 200km's/124miles. (Yeah, I have a fitness bike. :P)
    It's important that if you want to lose an average of 9lbs/4kg a month you need to burn like 1200 calories a day which will result in 2lbs/1kg a week.

    I saw some previous posts for losing like 5-10kg/11-22/lbs a week, but trust me, that's not healthy at all. Too much weight loss in a short period of time can cause serious problems.

    And finally you can mix up the type of exercises like do Aerobic (Cardio) one day the other some weight lifting if you want to make some muscles and when you're up to it do some Anaerobic (Hardcore training) and trust me, that you'll love your results. ;)

    But all of these isn't important, the important thing to succeed all of the above you need determination, strong will power and the most important thing is to be optimistic and to never think of giving up.
     
  20. Lanlan

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    Actually since then my metabolism has been on fire. I eat all the time now and burn it off almost immediately. Maybe I have a tapeworm...