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    I am currently 133 pounds and want to lose 6 pounds. So i went to the gym twice last week and spend around 1hr 45mins there. i would lose 200 calories on the cross trainer, 700 on the spinning cycle and 150 on the treadmill at a incline of 6 as running hurts my knees so just walk on that.
    Plus i burn 200 from walking.
    Is this healthy?
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    How tall are you?
    Male or female?

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    (Original post by chikane)
    I am currently 133 pounds and want to lose 6 pounds. So i went to the gym twice last week and spend around 1hr 45mins there. i would lose 200 calories on the cross trainer, 700 on the spinning cycle and 150 on the treadmill at a incline of 6 as running hurts my knees so just walk on that.
    Plus i burn 200 from walking.
    Is this healthy?
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    (Original post by XxKingSniprxX)
    Pro tip: Key to success = Dieting and nutrition>exercise.

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    Really? i see loads of people dieting and do zero exercise. I would rather exercise instead of eating rabbit food.
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    (Original post by chikane)
    Really? i see loads of people dieting and do zero exercise. I would rather exercise instead of eating rabbit food.
    I agree I see so many people "dieting" and still remaining the same year round.



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    (Original post by chikane)
    Really? i see loads of people dieting and do zero exercise. I would rather exercise instead of eating rabbit food.
    Combination of both is always best, though I know from experience that you can lose 3lbs in a week from sitting on your arse all week :lol:

    As for whether or not what you're doing is healthy, depends on numerous factors. How much you're eating and how active you are in general are the main things, as they'll ultimately determine how fast you lose weight. Also, if you feel like you're doing too much for your body to handle, you probably are.
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    You lose weight based on the calorie deficit over time. As long as you are at deficit you will lose. Horses for courses.

    You can burn 1000 caories, but its 3500 accurate ones for a theoretical 1lb in weight loss over time. Weight loss is not linear so dont expect a perfect obversion, just count your calories and weigh yourself. calorie burns tend to be overestimated plus people get confused with water weight loss and fluctuations.

    You should be careful about losing too much weight too quickly and you will need to replace some of your burned energy with adequate nutrition.
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    (Original post by chikane)
    Really? i see loads of people dieting and do zero exercise. I would rather exercise instead of eating rabbit food.
    ...you don't have to eat rabbit food to lose weight...like at all. It's calories not lettuce.

    Also you may want to take into account your estimates of what you burn at the gym may be lower in reality.
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    What nobody else has mentioned is that OP is 130lbs. I'm not convinced OP needs/has any weight to lose

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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    What nobody else has mentioned is that OP is 130lbs. I'm not convinced OP needs/has any weight to lose

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    To be fair she didn't state her height. I don't make judgements about what weight people should be without knowing their height, because I realise a lot of people don't fall within average height. If she's anywhere near my height then 130lbs is overweight. If she's average height (around 5'4) she's a pretty good weight but might want to lose body fat and if she's really quite tall she probably shouldn't be losing much if any weight at all. But impossible to say without knowing more details about her.
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    (Original post by SophieSmall)
    To be fair she didn't state her height. I don't make judgements about what weight people should be without knowing their height, because I realise a lot of people don't fall within average height. If she's anywhere near my height then 130lbs is overweight. If she's average height (around 5'4) she's a pretty good weight but might want to lose body fat and if she's really quite tall she probably shouldn't be losing much if any weight at all. But impossible to say without knowing more details about her.
    I did ask, it was conveniently ignored

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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    What nobody else has mentioned is that OP is 130lbs. I'm not convinced OP needs/has any weight to lose

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    As sophie mentioned- no height stated.

    The thread was about burning 1000 calories, which is a big enough topic in itself.
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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    I did ask, it was conveniently ignored

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    ah so you did, I didn't that.
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    ah so you did, I didn't that.


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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    What nobody else has mentioned is that OP is 130lbs. I'm not convinced OP needs/has any weight to lose

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    Ugh, lbs....disgusting.

    There should be an SI-only rule

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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    How tall are you?
    Male or female?

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    Gender should be obvious
    Im 5ft4.5
    Im sorry i think i skipped your post didn't mean to ignore you
    I love going to the gym love the feeling you get after better than eating a greasy burger.
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    (Original post by chikane)
    Gender should be obvious
    Im 5ft4.5
    Im sorry i think i skipped your post didn't mean to ignore you
    I love going to the gym love the feeling you get after better than eating a greasy burger.
    Well you're well inside the normal BMI parameters. So not great rush to lose a lot of weight. If you wanted to get leaner, I recommend you put in your activity level, your height/ weight into the MyFitnessPal app and a goal weight. Then eat the number of calories it recommends by weight out your food and keeping to your calorie limit that it prescribes. So if you exercise 3-4x a week for an hour or so, but are sedentary for much of the day otherwise, you'd be somewhere between active and lightly active (like I am)

    It's fail proof
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    I've sorted your thread out Anymore questions, feel free to ask
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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    I've sorted your thread out Anymore questions, feel free to ask
    Thanks lol surprised it got to 5 pages and caused a heated debate!
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    (Original post by chikane)
    Thanks lol surprised it got to 5 pages and caused a heated debate!
    It wasn't a debate so much as one guy just getting his arse handed to him.
 
 
 
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