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    I've been pretty fat for most of my childhood (around 30 BMI). About a year ago I started losing quite a bit of weight and am now a 'healthy' BMI. But I still look fat, right?

    http://postimage.org/image/kgpkrry43/

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    Yup
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    It may not be a case of losing weight but toning up. Dramatic weight loss can cause you to have excess skin that makes you look 'fat'.
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    what kind of exercise are you doing currently or had done before OP?
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    No not fat, I would say put more emphasis now on weight training etc. What looks like fat is prob just loose skin so keep eating healthily and doing exercise, but I wouldn't want to lose any more weight if I were you.
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    (Original post by kka25)
    what kind of exercise are you doing currently or had done before OP?
    Never did any exercise to lose weight and still don't.
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    well you should- eat same as you are and start doing exercise-legit
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    (Original post by beepbeeprichie)
    Never did any exercise to lose weight and still don't.
    Really? :confused:

    How did you lose the weight then? :eek:
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    (Original post by kka25)
    Really? :confused:

    How did you lose the weight then? :eek:
    Low carb.
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    I don't think you're fat, but you either have loose skin or an unusual body fat distribution.You say you lost weight via a no carb diet, I would advise to take up some exercise, and start re-introducing some carbs into your diet because you'll need them to maximise your potential in a workout.

    Depending on what you do, how you eat, you may find your mass will increase, decrease or stay the same, but the aim here is to add to your muscle mass, and as you gain muscle use the change in the shape of your body to determine whether or not you require to then reduce your body fat.

    As I've said, it's difficult to say if it's fat or loose skin at this stage.
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    As people have mentioned, exercise is the key now.

    Find something you enjoy doing - I hate the gym as it's too much like "hard work", but found badminton and climbing actually interested and motivated me.
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    (Original post by beepbeeprichie)
    I've been pretty fat for most of my childhood (around 30 BMI). About a year ago I started losing quite a bit of weight and am now a 'healthy' BMI. But I still look fat, right?

    http://postimage.org/image/kgpkrry43/

    http://postimage.org/image/602bd78mr/
    I reckon if you made your chest bigger and back bigger you would look fairly trim if you kept your bottom half the same. It is is a matter of perspective and your narrow upperbody makes your lower body look bigger.
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    think you need to put some muscle on
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    (Original post by kka25)
    Really? :confused:

    How did you lose the weight then? :eek:
    Are you Cirius right now?

    OP, start exercising, you've got some serious love handles going on.
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    (Original post by TheInformer)

    OP, start exercising, you've got some serious love handles going on.
    I swear to god that stuff is bone.
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    (Original post by beepbeeprichie)
    I swear to god that stuff is bone.
    If it is, then may God have mercy on us all.

    We got any doctors in da' house to clarify? Never seen a body shape like that if that isn't fat.
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    You're skinnyfat, you have an amount of fat that would look decent if you had a reasonable amount of muscle, but you don't and hence you look like this. You can keep going with just diet but it will be easier / faster if you do weight training.
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    OP is skinny fat...this is what happens if you lose weight without weight training and you look like crap, male or female.Take note everyone.
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    (Original post by McHumpy92)
    OP is skinny fat...this is what happens if you lose weight without weight training and you look like crap, male or female.Take note everyone.
    Former skinny-fat now Adonis checking in. He's right.
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    May I say well done, I'm still overweight and trying to shift it. btw how long did you low carb for?
 
 
 
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