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    (Original post by Rucklo)
    Quite a few of the best bodybuilders in the world have occasional cheat days, it's nothing to do with weak willed.

    Of course it is. If you say to yourself that you are going to eat nothing but heallthy food or go on a strict diet. Then cheating is weak willed.

    These body builders obviously pllan in their 'cheat days' which sort of defeats the object of their being so.

    If however you were to look at my original post in this thread you will note that i say; If you are going to eat healthy then you may aswell do it properly. Hence a 'cheat day in the context of my suggestion would indeed be bought about through weak willpower.
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    (Original post by tinktinktinkerbell)
    im really craving a big bag of walkers sensations thai sweet chilli today

    just wondering how many times a week its ok to eat junk?
    I wouldn't know, I eat what I want, when I want and remain not-fat!
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    (Original post by tinktinktinkerbell)
    im clearly not since i have none in the house and havnt been to the shop for any

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    Ok, its bloody hard work, its a pain in the neck and all you really want to do is eat cake, chips, crisps or any other number of miscreant foods.

    But if im on a diet the i dont eat ANYTHING bad, as soon as you have a taste... you only want more.
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    (Original post by Miss_Scarlett)
    Ok, its bloody hard work, its a pain in the neck and all you really want to do is eat cake, chips, crisps or any other number of miscreant foods.

    But if im on a diet the i dont eat ANYTHING bad, as soon as you have a taste... you only want more.


    not if you can stop yourself
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    (Original post by tinktinktinkerbell)
    not if you can stop yourself
    But isnt that the point in the first place? You want some crisps, but you cant stop yourself...hence you asking how much of an affect it would have?

    Diets require control as you know, eating crisps loses that control. I think you have to do it 100% or not bother, thats just me though
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    (Original post by Miss_Scarlett)
    But isnt that the point in the first place? You want some crisps, but you cant stop yourself...hence you asking how much of an affect it would have?

    Diets require control as you know, eating crisps loses that control. I think you have to do it 100% or not bother, thats just me though

    and i realise that everyones different, i lost weight before on an everything in moderation diet im just struggling with working out whats moderation this time round thats all
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    (Original post by tinktinktinkerbell)
    but i could cut 250 through diet and 250 through exercise to lose 1lb a week right?
    yes so if you only want to lose 1lb a week, thats fine to eat 1750 cals and do 30mins intense cardio everyday to ensure you burn 250 cals. remember that the amount of cals you burn per hour will vary according to your weight x
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    (Original post by uni4med)
    yes so if you only want to lose 1lb a week, thats fine to eat 1750 cals and do 30mins intense cardio everyday to ensure you burn 250 cals. remember that the amount of cals you burn per hour will vary according to your weight x
    well im going to try to eat anywhere from 1600-2000 cals as my BMR is 2500
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    2000 calories a day, that seems like a lot if you're trying to lose weight:lolwut:.

    I highly doubt one or two bad things a week are going to make a difference, as long as the rest is good.
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    (Original post by Lauren__x)
    2000 calories a day, that seems like a lot if you're trying to lose weight:lolwut:.
    BMR says 2500 to maintain weight
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    (Original post by tinktinktinkerbell)
    BMR says 2500 to maintain weight
    Im not quite sure what that means tbh. How long have you been trying to lose weight for and how much have you lost if you dont mind me asking?
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    (Original post by tinktinktinkerbell)
    BMR says 2500 to maintain weight
    Honestly stop repeating yourself and get a bloody clue. This thread is utterly pointless, you come asking for advice and then you tell everybody they're wrong.
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    (Original post by tinktinktinkerbell)
    im really craving a big bag of walkers sensations thai sweet chilli today

    just wondering how many times a week its ok to eat junk?
    They sound weird. What have you eaten today so far?
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    (Original post by tomo2000)
    Honestly stop repeating yourself and get a bloody clue. This thread is utterly pointless, you come asking for advice and then you tell everybody they're wrong.
    2500 probably does sound about right.
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    (Original post by Lauren__x)
    Im not quite sure what that means tbh. How long have you been trying to lose weight for and how much have you lost if you dont mind me asking?
    BMR is your basal metabolic rate basically its how many calories your body would burn if you just lay in bed all day doing nothing

    go here

    http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-calculator/

    work it out

    mine says 1676

    then go here

    http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-ca...dict-equation/

    and add your activity level to it

    ive put mine at moderate

    so if i was doing no/little exercise my BMR would be 2011 but because im working out 5-6 days a week its 2597 so to lose i would cut it by 500 or more (but never more than 1000) and if i wanted to gain i would up it by 500

    ive been trying on and off since about last september, up till christmas i lost almost a stone going from 207lbs to 194lbs then at christmas put on 4lbs which leaves me now at 198lbs
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    (Original post by Kash:))
    They sound weird. What have you eaten today so far?
    so far had garlic baguette (302 cals) 3 salmon fish fingers (153 cals)

    later will be having chicken and steamed veg and maybe a couple of crumpets with a tea spoon of margarine on each
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    (Original post by tinktinktinkerbell)
    so far had garlic baguette (302 cals) 3 salmon fish fingers (153 cals)

    later will be having chicken and steamed veg and maybe a couple of crumpets with a tea spoon of margarine on each
    Have some fruit instead.
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    (Original post by tinktinktinkerbell)
    ive been trying on and off since about last september, up till christmas i lost almost a stone going from 207lbs to 194lbs then at christmas put on 4lbs which leaves me now at 198lbs
    Okay, I've never heard of that before lol.

    So thats 5/6 months[ish] on and off and you've only lost 9lbs? Thats really not very good. 2000 calories is too many idc what that thing says, if you're serious about losing weight you'd manage on less.
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    (Original post by Kash:))
    Have some fruit instead.

    got no fruit in
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    (Original post by tinktinktinkerbell)
    got no fruit in
    Have you get any fruit and veg, or anything healthy in?
 
 
 
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