Random health and exercise thoughts

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by Eason, Dec 20, 2009.

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  1. ElDave

    ElDave Senior member

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    I'm new to this thread (but not new to fitness/bodybuilding). Was getting ready to compete in physique when I got hit with some still-undiagnosed digestive issue. Lost 26lbs in the last three months, but was still able to pull 315x5 today at 176lbs after not touching a weight for six weeks. I can live with that.



    Unless you are genetically disposed to have ultra-low bodyfat (i.e. visible abs) it's not healthy to maintain such low bodyfat. While it's not good to be obese, it's also unhealthy to maintain ultra-low bodyfat (again, unless you are genetically disposed to be that lean).

    Even bodybuilders who are dedicated to their diets have to take time for an off-season...the point of which is not just to gain muscle, but to restore the metabolism after dieting to an extreme level.
     
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    Radiology....might consider Anesthesia as well.
     
  3. Benesyed

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    cool

    i was looking at interventional rad subspec for neurosurg
     
  4. TeeKay

    TeeKay Senior member

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    Are you a med student? Resident?
     
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    Benesyed Senior member

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    Med Student. 2nd year.
     
  6. Coldsnap

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    I didn't just eat a full meal at wendys then chipotle then some ice cream >.>
     
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    Was thnking bene the fastest way to get results would be to run a 10 day keto followed immediately by zig zag, the key would be to run the zig zag with a goal of mild weight loss maybe 10-20% net cal drop per week., so you could do 3 maintenance days on work days and -20% on off days. If you run keto then just bunk off and go back to eating whatever you will gain what you lost plus more.
     
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    I'm going to weigh out my portions. Also going to try to drink 3-4 glasses of water before eating. I think sometimes it takes my brain sometime to realize my stomach is a-ok. Gonna give that two weeks. I dont want to fuck with keto because pragmatically i dont have enough meat in my diet to do it and chances are ill fuck it up. If weighing + excess water doesnt work then ill just watch my macros and go by the book.

    I am not in any rush, would actually prefer slow stable losses . I feel like you are more likely to retain those changes. Ill report back in a month or so. I would be lean as i want if i could do the cardio that i wanted/was able to before med school.
     
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    so the cube method website just promised me it would do my dishes, give me a beej and leave me shitting gold bullion. funny its coming from the same site that emphasized "just do the fuckin lifts" and yet is now selling ***the secret*** to lifting success
     
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    Eason Bicurious Racist

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    Thanks. These have already been copped: [​IMG]
     
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    Eason Bicurious Racist

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    Whether you're hungry or not is a matter of when you last eat and what you ate more than calories. Basically you should find out your TDEE using a calculator such as this:

    http://www.iifym.com/tdee-calculator

    Then determine your protein and fat needs (1.1g/lb bw protein, .4g/lb fat), then fill in the rest of your calories with carbs.

    Use www.myfitnesspal.com or something similar to enter in your food intake on a typical day, even if you don't use it to track calories (I do, it's been extremely helpful) you'll still get an idea of whether you're at a surplus or not.
     
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    3k according to this bad boy. Alright alright.

    Also what stuff do you suggest to keep me feeling full. Also its weird but I dont crave sweets or any junk until AFTER a meal. After that its crazy sometimes i will grab a peice of chocolate and start eating it reflexively!
     
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    Eason Bicurious Racist

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    Fats! Cheese, olive oil, or avocados are where I get all my dietary fat from. If you eat too many carbs with not enough protein/fat then you'll still feel like you're craving sth. If you don't eat enough carbs then you'll find that you'll be craving carbs after a meal regardless sometimes. Get some low-calorie lemonade/soda if that's your thing, I even drink it on high carb workout days because it tastes fucking good and doesn't add to my macros at all, but stops me from craving sweets.
     
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    ill try that. ripped bene is about to make his return! fuck you med school!
     
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