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Scooter
08-02-2005, 12:48 PM
Hey everyone. I decided to give a journal a try. I've been on a cut for almost a month now, and have 2 months left. Here are my stats:

Height - 5' 11"
Weight - 173
Body fat ~16%

I'd be happy to reach 165 lbs by October 7th, but anymore I could take off would be fine too. I started at about 177 lbs. I lift weights about 2 times a week, and play softball around 2 times a week as well. I eat 6 meals a day (3 regular and 3 snacks). These meals consist of some combination of the foods below:

Breakfast
4 Egg Whites
Oatmeal
Cottage Cheese
Wheat Bread + Natural PB
Kashi GOLEAN Crunch

Lunch
Wrap (tuna, chicken, deli meat, etc), and veggies or fruit
Lentil Soup
Leafy-green Salad with chicken with oil and vinegar.

Dinner
Stir fry - Chicken with mixed vegetables
Chicken Tacos - whole wheat shell, lettuce tomato and salsa
Steak, sweet potatoes, and string beans
Chicken and Brown rice with salad
Whole wheat pita with low sodium sauce, ff cheese (topped chicken or turkey pepperoni)
Chicken or Beef Shish kabobs and yams

Snacks
Fruit or Veggie + Natural PB
Jell-O Sugar free
Jell-O Pudding Sugar free with protein powder
Cottage Cheese
Meal Replacement Shake
Peanuts, Walnuts, Almonds, Sunflower Seeds

Beverages
Water
Diet Soda
Crystal Light
Tea (mostly green)

I'll try and keep you all posted daily!

Scooter
08-03-2005, 08:24 AM
8/2


Breakfast: Kashi GOLEAN Crunch

Snack: Cottage Cheese

Lunch: Chicken on a whole wheat wrap with peppers and onions. Fruit on the side

Snack: Orange Jell-O

PreWO: Protein shake
WO: Tibialis Anterior 3 exercises 9,12,15 reps
Brachioradialis 3 exercises 9,12,15 reps

Dinner: Chicken breast with Brocoli and Rice

Snack: 2oz steak

MM
08-03-2005, 08:33 AM
Are you doing any cardio? Why do you only lift twice a week?

Scooter
08-03-2005, 08:56 AM
I'm doing two days of softball, and I plan on running to the gym every Saturday (a little over a mile). I literally hate being on a stationary bike or treadmill for more than 5 minutes. I figure 3 days a week of exercise is good enough.

I lift twice a week just for maintenance. I do each muscle once every other week. I thought it would be enough to keep all my muscles active without losing too much strength.

Scooter
08-04-2005, 09:53 AM
8/3

Breakfast: NatPB on slice of wheat bread

Snack: Peanuts

Lunch: Chicken on a whole wheat wrap. Carrots on the side

Snack: Orange Jell-O

Dinner: Deli slices of ham

Snack: Alcohol

Oddly enough I weighed myself this morning and I hit a new low (170)! I'm guessing the alcholol I drank last night drained out all the excess water. I'm not looking forward to weighing again now that I put all that water back in.