BTW, this 7 point body fat page is telling me I have 12.02% bf. But I have
about 18% to 19% (depending on where I measure) 1 to 2" on the left or right
the navel area: http://www.rustyiron.net/formmal7.htm - is this calculator
"Richard" > wrote in message
> "Steve Freides" > wrote in message
> > "Richard" > wrote in message
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> > > "Steve Freides" > wrote in message
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> > >> "Richard" > wrote in message
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> > >> > I've been lifting weights and doing squats. I'm fairly small for my
> > > size,
> > >> > 5'
> > >> > 11" at 158 pounds. my arms are showing some progress (however small
> > >> > that
> > >> > might be), but my stomach fat won't go away. I don't want to do
> > >> > because I'm afraid of loosing the little bit of muscle I have
> > >> > the
> > >> > past two months.
> > >> >
> > >> > If you are bulking up for awhile, would you say that the longer you
> > >> > bulk
> > >> > up,
> > >> > the less muscle you will loose when finally cutting? Doesn't fat go
> > >> > away
> > >> > faster than muscle? I'm confused because it seems like a 1 step
> > >> > forward,
> > > 1
> > >> > step back sort of thing to me.
> > >>
> > >> For most people most of the time, you're better off losing the
> > > then
> > >> worrying about putting on muscle, because you'll add some fat while
> > > add
> > >> muscle, anyway.
> > >>
> > >> Get your bodyfat checked in a way you're confident is accurate, do
> > >> reading about diet, and give it a go.
> > >
> > > I had it measured by a fitness expert. Its 15.5% - a little less now.
> > > was a month ago.
> > > Thanks.
> > How old are you?
> > Some people's fat is more concentrated in their belly than others -
> > just life. You will have to lose bodyfat overall to get that to go
> > Post your actual diet for a few days, please.
> On days when I lift weights its 2000 to 3000 calories depending on how
> I do, but on days I do squats and abs, etc., its only 1500 or fewer.. this
> is the diet:
> Breakfast: 3-5 eggs, 1 slice bacon, 1 slice wheat toast, tea no sugar.
> Lunch: Roast beef sandwich (1/4lb), one slice of bread on the bottom
> in-between lunch & dinner: protein shake with 1% milk (25g protein)
> Dinner: 1/2lb steak or turkey, mixed veggies, sometimes sweet potatoes but
> not often
> Cream of wheat or oatmeal, 1 slice toast, ginger root tea
> Tuna sandwich on wheat (1 slice), boiled egg, a few potato chips (big
> deal?), tea
> Protein shake 1% milk
> Hamburger (very lean), 1 side of bun, baked beans, tea
> Oatmeal, 1% milk, 1 slice toast
> Soup & sandwich with lots of turkey (again, one slice of bread), a few
> Protein shake 1% milk
> half of roast chicken (breast, thigh, leg, wing), sweet potatoes, veggies,
> An apple, pecans, raisins here and there.
> Sometimes when I'm in a hurry I'll eat a half of a Mc Donalds grilled
> chicken sandwich on one slice of wheat bun with a small dr. pepper. But
> that's not too often.
> I think its reasonable. No ice cream, cool whip, doughnuts, pizza, candy
> bars, etc.
> Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun I work upper body, arms, chest, etc. The other days I
> squats (just started those three weeks ago), abs, exercise bike on
> super-difficult setting for 5 minutes (like sprinting). have been doing
> for months. 5' 11", 158lb, 15" bicep, 12" forearm, 33" waist. There's
> virtually no fat on my upper body (arms, chest, etc.).. it has ALL
> accumulated around my stomach. I see two large ab muscles just below my
> first rib cage, and below I have about 2" x 6" of fat that just will not
> away. But I've had this since 15 years old. I'm 31 now. A few months ago
> when I was doing the bike every day, I dropped from 30% on the stomach
> to 18% (using a caliper). I think I could get it down pretty low, but I
> to stop the bike because my arms were shrinking (you could see it!). I
> an inch or two on my arms using the bike with a 1000 calorie diet. But it
> was the only way I could get some of the flab off.
> > -S-
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