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    (Original post by alharrison4)
    That was my view once as well, but apparently you do need to take it reaally slowly. As I said, it depends on your starting weight; if you're only 10st to start with, 2lb every week would be quite rapid. Also, simply cutting out junk food and snacks is not a realistic plan that can be maintained once the weight is off; doing it slowly gives you time to adjust to a new lifestyle.
    That's why I mentioned exercise. 2lbs isn't rapid at all. 500-calorie daily diet deficit plus an hour of swimming or jogging once a day - it's not a particularly strenuous regime. Of course the idea is to change your lifestyle / diet habits alongside losing weight, but there's no reason you can't do that when you're losing 2lbs a week. Less than that? You could lose 1lb a week just by skipping breakfast, and ultimately change nothing about your lifestyle
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    (Original post by AmyJ)
    That's why I mentioned exercise. 2lbs isn't rapid at all. 500-calorie daily diet deficit plus an hour of swimming or jogging once a day - it's not a particularly strenuous regime. Of course the idea is to change your lifestyle / diet habits alongside losing weight, but there's no reason you can't do that when you're losing 2lbs a week. Less than that? You could lose 1lb a week just by skipping breakfast, and ultimately change nothing about your lifestyle
    Whatever works for everyone I guess; personally I've found I lose weight best, and keep it off more effectively, when I do it slowly.
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    (Original post by starr_loca)
    hey mate if your serious check out lipotrim, i lost like 2 stone in the summer, then stopped for uni, back on lookin to lose the other 2stones by christmas, it honestly works
    i'm considering the lipotrim diet but i was wondering when you reach your target weight with the shakes how do you stop the weight from coming back when you start eating real food again?
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    (Original post by tr12)
    i'm considering the lipotrim diet but i was wondering when you reach your target weight with the shakes how do you stop the weight from coming back when you start eating real food again?
    It would be quite difficult to get the balance right, and you'd have to eat a lower amount of calories that you ate before the diet.. so you might as well just get a healthy diet in the first place!
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    Well to put it in my perspective:
    Im: 1.83m, originally 102kg and have dropped down to 95.2kg in 40 days, by simply calorie counting with "My Fitness Pal" - it's free online/Android and IOS devices.
    I think my goals set were to lose 1-2lb per week in which i calculated i could eat 1800kcal, then i just simply dropped off to 1700kcal and have eaten to that ever since.

    So yes, 3 months is very doable assuming the person is quite heavy with a high bodyfat percentage but for the average joe's out there, its not attainable by eating healthily!

    *If any of you have/want to join Myfitnesspal, add me as a friend... nickname = krhn (remember to say your from TSR)*
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    I am 13 years old soon 14 i weigh 12 stones and want to lose 4 whole stones so i decided in 3 months i lose 2 stones pls help
 
 
 
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