Cutting 10 pounds
- 12-14-2011, 09:41 AM
Cutting 10 pounds
I'm looking to cut 10 pounds in fat from my waist as I currently weigh 175 and am looking to get down to 165 an appropriate weight for me being 5'10"
How do I do this without losing muscle mass in my arms etc. I'm afraid running on the treadmill/biking/going on the elliptical for an hour or more will take a lot away from my muscles??
- 12-16-2011, 11:29 PM
I am in the same boat. I was 176. Now 164 and trying to get to about 158. I'm 5'9"
Will use probably lose a little muscle mass? Yes
But, if you train right and try to ensure your getting good protein at the appropriate times pre- and post-work out, you'll preserve a lot.
You certainly are unlikely to gain any muscle during the weight loss. I am personally taking the sacrifice to burn the belly, and will rebuild hard on the arms and chest when I reach my target weight.
12-16-2011, 11:37 PM
Why do you guys want to weigh the same as someone in junior highschool??
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12-17-2011, 11:47 AM
12-17-2011, 11:51 AM
Agreed. But, I didn't want to bulk and simply add more to the waist.
I wanted to cut a bit first, and then I do intend to gain, but the right way.
Ideally, I would probably like to be at 175, but more muscle not fat.
12-17-2011, 12:43 PM
Yeah i'm trying to get down to about 150 lol . But whatever floats your boat, it seems from what's going on in tv and the movies that the thin ripped look is in.
12-17-2011, 12:44 PM
12-18-2011, 12:26 AM
I'd be more than happy staying at my 175 if I didn't have my belly fat..I wanna lose that fat which will drop my overall weight and then bulk back up to my current weight ~175
12-18-2011, 12:29 AM
12-18-2011, 12:30 AM
12-18-2011, 12:37 AM
I'm trying to avoid any weight loss supplements
I'm lifting Mon/Wed/Fri with a short high intensity run on those days and on Tuesday/Thursday I bike or elliptical for an hour.
I've cut most carbs out of my diet and have noticed a slight drop in my weight over the past week and a half.
12-18-2011, 12:51 AM
Do you supplement bcaa's? It's not really a weightloss agent, no stims or anything. Nothing but muscle goodies haha
12-18-2011, 12:54 AM
Nope, the only supplements that I use are Jack3d and creatine...I'll have to give it a try--any suggestions on a good bcaa?
12-18-2011, 01:05 AM
I received some free AI sports nutrition recover pro and those taste great with a 4:1:1 ratio and I get great recovery with it. I also switch it up with Extend too. Some people don't think you need glutamine and I'm on the edge with it from a recovery standpoint but it works well with your immune system. Either one taste great and have really good prices right now on NP so I would go with one of them. I keep a lot of muscle when using these. I wrestle and have a huge calorie deficiency at times and I maintain a lot of muscle drinking these two products.Originally Posted by sportsnh
12-18-2011, 01:07 AM
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