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CainMcCloud
10-14-2009, 06:43 PM
1. Junk Food (this has been fixed)
2. Too many cals.

I thought I had got into fat loss, cause I lowered by calorie intake by around 400, but that was at 205. I am at 190 now, and that 400, is more like 150-200 now. I am still losing weight, but at a snail's pace. My problem is, I am eating less then usual, but my whey shake, with the 2 milk cartons I use to drink it, my V8 them right there take up about 750 cals alone. That is without any solid food.

So, should I just stop eating less food? I can do this relatively easy, the whey shake boosts me up, and I plan on starting to drink 2, so I will really have to cut down, so is it a good idea just to cut back on solid foods?

Unholy
10-14-2009, 08:21 PM
Eat real food brah.

Don't drink your cals.

What are your macros looking like grams of f/c/p

CainMcCloud
10-14-2009, 08:35 PM
hmm probably like 20%50%30%

steve_op
10-14-2009, 09:01 PM
percentages dont tell a whole lot without knowing how many cals your totally eating per day.

For me, I find good results sticking to carb cycling. Low carbs on rest days, high on workout days.

Keep protein high, and don't neglect on the healthy fats.

CainMcCloud
10-15-2009, 08:12 AM
Well, I am just trying to stay at about -600-(-1000) calorie deficit. I am doing cardio every night, and weights 3x a week, hard. (SS program)

Skalami
10-16-2009, 09:41 AM
Remember whey and other Supplements are just that a SUPPLEMENT. Whenever you hear the term used its usually in reference to adding a little something on the side to an existing setup. Protein shakes/liquid food cant take the place of real food for a bunch of reasons, its just not real theirs so much stuff in real solid food you need (including filling you up) that powderized protein can never fully replicate. Maybe cut down on the milk maybe add ice or water to the shakes and add in an apple. Those apples are mostly fiber and somewhat slower acting sugars. If youre doing two scoops of protein cut down to one and add in a few hard boiled eggs. Eat more spinach its a damn wonder food, with lotsa protein for a veggie and vitamins and minerals.

Unholy
10-16-2009, 06:59 PM
You still haven't divulged the simple information of how many grams of carbs, fat, and protein you are consuming daily. Also your caloric intake. Are you eating 1200 calories or 3500 calories?

CainMcCloud
10-16-2009, 07:48 PM
I thought I already had UnHoly, here is my stats:

Maintenance: 2525 Calories/day
Average Per Day: 1900-2100

This is saying I do workouts 3x a week, which I do SS. Then every night I do treadmill which burns 300 cals (judging from a calculator, not from treadmill, according to treadmill I am burning 400...) a night, so I am about -700 to -900 cals a day.

LuNa
10-16-2009, 09:44 PM
That is actually the first thing Unholy taught me, think in actual grams, not percentages. Doing so makes it a lot easier. Keep going at it and adjust where needed. You could also try several different diets and see what works.

CaptainMorgan
10-17-2009, 10:24 AM
Cut out the junk food.

Keep carbs below 100. Keep fats below 100-150. Count each and every calorie.

Simple.

CainMcCloud
10-17-2009, 11:10 AM
Ok, thanks for advice.

LuNa
10-17-2009, 03:57 PM
Cut out the junk food.

Keep carbs below 100. Keep fats below 100-150. Count each and every calorie.

Simple.

That carbs level isnt necessarily true. It depends on where you are in your cut.

Wayward
10-18-2009, 12:03 AM
I've been dieting for awhile now, and recently hit a spot where I was losing absolutely nothing for almost 3 weeks.

I dumbed down the carbs for about a week with pretty much the same calorie count. Lost a couple pounds finally. I just carbed up for a meal late last week, and my metabolism seems to have shot back up a bunch. It's coming off again.

CainMcCloud
10-18-2009, 08:48 AM
Congrats! I am hoping mine will work since I am on a heavy calorie deficit, and cardio daily, and no junk foods for sure. :)