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fast57
02-02-2006, 02:42 PM
Ive gone to fitday.com and set up an account about a week and a half ago. I have been tracking every little thing i eat. I am A newb i guess because ive never taking working out this serious. Would taking a supplement like T-REX help improve my weight loss? Check it out and tell me what you think

Herehttp://fitday.com/WebFit/PublicJournals.html?Owner=fast57s the link

Sisay
02-02-2006, 07:29 PM
Broken link. Says you don't have a journal.

fast57
02-02-2006, 07:31 PM
hows about this one?




http://fitday.com/WebFit/PublicJournals.html?Owner=fast57

Unreal
02-02-2006, 07:40 PM
Looks like it needs ALOT of work. Read builts post on diet help and go from there. Protein is way way way way way too low. Calories are probably way too low. Fats are too low.

Built
02-02-2006, 07:42 PM
Link is in my sig.

Built
02-02-2006, 07:46 PM
Just clicked on the link and re-read your diet. Interesting - you're basically following standard nutritional guidelines for 55% of cals from carb, 15% from protein and 30% from fat.

Remarkable how badly it works ...

Are you lifting?

fast57
02-02-2006, 07:54 PM
im lifting heavy weights. and only do a little cardio in order to get a little blood flowing. what do you suggest to up protein and why? I have a good amount of fat on me but also alot of muscle. I'm aiming for 2000 calories a day....is that to low? I need to lose some fat and would like to gain muscle also. what should my levels be at??

Built
02-02-2006, 07:58 PM
Good.

Can you describe your lifting split to me?

fast57
02-02-2006, 08:18 PM
what do you mean by lifting split?? i'll give you some what of a brekdown..

One day ill do chest,triceps and stomach...

bench 205, 215, 225..all 10 times
tri's pull downs on wires..110,120,130 10 time each
dips 10 on a gravatron machine for some assitance
i also do incline and decline bench and flies

on other days back and bi's
curl on preacher 100,110 ,120 10 times
shrugs 310, 320 ,340 10 times each
lat pull downs
ill also do freeweight dumbell curls and a few other weight lifting excersises.

and on other days i do legs. Thers some things im forgeting and there different variations in the weights at times butthis is a general description. I go to the gym about 4 times a week. I hope this is what you wanted if not let me know!

brickt.
02-02-2006, 08:23 PM
Yeah, as Built posted above, it's a 'diet' for a sedentary, normal person. Most of us around here are neither.

1) Lots of carbs, the majority refined/worthless to your body, apart from giving you energy.

2) Protein is damn low. You need AT LEAST ~270g, everyday, for your size.

3) Fat is damn low. You need AT LEAST ~130g, everday, for your size.

So, everyday, if you are gonna lose weight effectively, you must have 270g protein and 130g fat. This will help you body hold onto muscle and drop fat, and it will help with any appetite problems

At 270g protein, and 130g fat, that is approx 2250~ cals per day, as a Baseline. You said you are trying to cut on 2000 cals? That is REALLY LOW for a guy your size, unless you have some kind of thyroid problem.

Now for some carbohydrates, these will bring your daily calories up to a 'safe level,' so that your body doesn't do some wacky stuff in a state of crisis. (Hold on to fat like glue, burn off muscle, **** your metabolism)

To start off with, I want you to get 200 carb a day. Therefore you daily nutrients are 3050~cals : 270p/200c/130f.

Try to nail that into fitday, consistantly, for a week, eating GOOD FOOD (read the Blue Link in my sig) Post back after said week with your weight. Then we can move on from there :)

fast57
02-02-2006, 08:47 PM
do you reccomend any shakes if i cant get all the stuff ineed? keep in mind im fat too :D

Built
02-02-2006, 08:51 PM
No.

You don't need anything but proper food at this point.

fast57
02-02-2006, 08:59 PM
where can i get a more extensive list of what to eat for protien and fat and carbs. I cant stnd fish, you dont see venison or game meats around me and i dont feel i could liv off of chicken and steak alone,,,,,this is so confusing. I think i know why i got fat now :burger:

Built
02-02-2006, 09:09 PM
Read the sticky "what a bodybuilder eats"

Built
02-02-2006, 09:10 PM
Here.

It was in brict.'s sig, too

http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showthread.php?t=46565