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    Any ideas for losing 40 pounds by January 1? Im at 210. Im doing the portion control and a gallon of water per day.

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    Depends on how much you weigh now. My honest advice would be to follow portion control and aim for 15lbs by then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by agent [Register to see the link]
    Depends on how much you weigh now. My honest advice would be to follow portion control and aim for 15lbs by then.
    I weigh 210. Why only 15?

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    I typically drink water BEFORE food, warm beverage AFTER food. no cold beverages with/before/after food. coffee works as a great digestion assistant so two cups a day after your biggest meals will do. running is a great way to lose weight quickly. 20 minutes a day 4-5 days a week. throw in light weight training with high repetitions on your off days from running and you will be golden by Jan.1. also check out bodybuilding.com great advice on proper work out routines

    ps no sugars, or fats, no soda/pop. avoid at all costs! eat veggies and protein and leave 2 days a week for carb cycling (bread/pasta/rice/potato) with small portions and more on veggies and fruits and yogurt smoothies.

    pps: target your weight training on your biggest areas first to get faster results. for example, if stomach is your first target, do more core weight training exercises. good indicator your work out is on track is if you sweat A LOT. meaning high repetitions! and schedule your week accordingly. commit to it and you will do wonders

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    What's your target weight? Why not join one of those support groups/diet clubs either a commercial one or in your community at a local hospital,etc?

    What is your incentive for this particular amount on that particular day?
    Quote Originally Posted by NOSLIWEEB30 [Register to see the link]
    Any ideas for losing 40 pounds by January 1? Im at 210.

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    Here's a thread I started about losing weight. Many people contributed great advice to it, so I hope you find some good ideas!

    [Register to see the link]

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    How tall are you? Do you have a good amount of muscle?

    Agent's going off the wisdom of generally not wanting to exceed 1 - 1.5 pounds lost per week. You can get away with a bit more if you've got an exceptionally high body fat percentage, which is is why I ask the questions above.

    But, speaking to the general person at 210 and wanting to hit 170 in less than three months? 40 pounds is perhaps "doable," but you'll likely destroy pretty much any lean body mass your body can afford to give up and, in the end, you'll most likely look less attractive than you would if you carried the extra weight. Not to mention, you'll be employing methods that aren't sustainable in the long-term and it's highly probable you'll put the weight right back on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseman2 [Register to see the link]
    What's your target weight? Why not join one of those support groups/diet clubs either a commercial one or in your community at a local hospital,etc?

    What is your incentive for this particular amount on that particular day?
    A cruise ! My target is about 170.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j.man [Register to see the link]
    How tall are you? Do you have a good amount of muscle?

    Agent's going off the wisdom of generally not wanting to exceed 1 - 1.5 pounds lost per week. You can get away with a bit more if you've got an exceptionally high body fat percentage, which is is why I ask the questions above.

    But, speaking to the general person at 210 and wanting to hit 170 in less than three months? 40 pounds is perhaps "doable," but you'll likely destroy pretty much any lean body mass your body can afford to give up and, in the end, you'll most likely look less attractive than you would if you carried the extra weight. Not to mention, you'll be employing methods that aren't sustainable in the long-term and it's highly probable you'll put the weight right back on.
    So what do i do for fast and permanent weight loss? I'm 5'5

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    Quote Originally Posted by WithLove [Register to see the link]
    Here's a thread I started about losing weight. Many people contributed great advice to it, so I hope you find some good ideas!

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    Thank you love! How is the journey going?

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