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ihaveapigyo
05-18-2006, 04:23 PM
hi, i just started a new weightlifting/cardio/abs/nutrition program on monday, and ever since i did, i've been low on energy, having headaches, stomachaches, and feeling lightheaded. oh by the way, i'm 6'0", 175 lbs. do you think i'm not eating enough? any advice would be helpful!

here's my typical day for cardio/abs:
7am - wake up, water
7:20am - HIIT for cardio
7:45am - abs
8:30am - breakfast: 3 scrambled eggs, 2 slices of toast, 1 cup of oatmeal, water, multivitamin
10am - nutrition shake: myoplex deluxe
1pm - lunch: either a tuna fish sandwich w/ lettuce and vegetables, or a healthy choice dinner (fish/chicken), water
4pm - nutrition shake
7pm - dinner: healthy choice dinner (fish/chicken), water
12am - go to bed


here's my typical day for weightlifting:
7am - wake up, water
8am - breakfast (same as cardio/abs breakfast)
11am - nutrition shake
2pm - lunch (same as cardio/abs lunch)
5pm - nutrition shake
7pm - weightlifting (upper/lower)
8:30pm - dinner (same as cardio/abs dinner)
11pm - go to bed

ihaveapigyo
05-19-2006, 05:27 AM
anyone?

TheGimp
05-19-2006, 05:30 AM
I wouldn't recommend cardio on an empty stomach.

How many calories/protein/fat/carbs does that come to?

djreef
05-19-2006, 10:39 AM
esp. HIIT. That's a good way to end up in the hospital. And quit eating food out of a box. Learn how to cook.

DJ

Ferdo
05-19-2006, 11:07 AM
As the other dude said, dont eat those box meals, your diet is pretty low on cals, you wont get gains with a diet like that. Are you trying to cut or gain?

ihaveapigyo
05-19-2006, 03:24 PM
i'm trying to cut, and i think it comes out to be around 2,000 cals

Relentless
05-19-2006, 03:32 PM
what was your diet like before this?

making massive changes in diet is a good way to make your body unhappy

ihaveapigyo
05-19-2006, 03:45 PM
what was your diet like before this?
umm let's just say that i could give a sumo wrestler a run for his money :eek:

i found out the total cals/fat/carbs/protein though:
1,850g cals
42.5g fat
215g carbs
167g protein

ihaveapigyo
05-19-2006, 03:47 PM
esp. HIIT. That's a good way to end up in the hospital. And quit eating food out of a box. Learn how to cook.

DJ
maybe i'm not getting enough cals/carbs/protein and if i learned how to cook i could get more of them lol

TECHO
05-19-2006, 03:53 PM
umm let's just say that i could give a sumo wrestler a run for his money :eek:

i found out the total cals/fat/carbs/protein though:
1,850g cals
42.5g fat
215g carbs
167g protein

That's a drastic change in diet if you were actually eating like a sumo wrestler and you dropped to 1850 calories. Not only that but you must be way below maintanance level @ 6'0 175lbs.

I'm 6'2 and 168 and I think my maintanance calories are much higher than 1850...I can't remember exactly, though. Maybe try to bring your calories closer to 2500 or so? Not sure, others here know a lot more about how much one should eat to successfully cut and stay healthy.