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Can't seem to shift my gut?!?!

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T_mo_13
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2015/03/02 22:21:53 (permalink)
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Can't seem to shift my gut?!?!

I've been on a strict diet coming up to 4/5 weeks now, and although I have lost around 8lbs I'm sticking around the 12.4 range.
Which I'm fine with, but i can't seem to shift the fat around my stomach/hip area.

Training 4 times a week, prodiminatly weight training, but a hard 20 min cardio sessions after weights twice a week.

My diet is pretty on form and by far the best I've ever had it.

Breakfast: Banana and protein shake

Then chicken veg and a small amount of brown rice 3 times evenly spread throughout the day

Then a shake after training.

Any advice as to what I could be doing wrong or pointers in the right direction would be much appreciated.

Thanks.
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    Floydy
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    Re: Can't seem to shift my gut?!?! 2015/03/02 23:00:48 (permalink)
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    There's another thread almost exactly like this on here at the moment mate "Best exercise to get rid of belly fat...". There may be some extra ideas in there for you :)
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    berserker
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    Re: Can't seem to shift my gut?!?! 2015/03/03 07:55:56 (permalink)
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    Wow, that's an exciting diet!
     
    You need to work out how many calories you're taking in and adjust accordingly. Try adjusting your carb intake and see if it makes any difference. Intermittent fasting is a favourite of mine too.
     
    Try some different stuff and see how you react.
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    Re: Can't seem to shift my gut?!?! 2015/03/03 14:47:13 (permalink)
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    T_mo_13
    I've been on a strict diet coming up to 4/5 weeks now, and although I have lost around 8lbs I'm sticking around the 12.4 range.
    Which I'm fine with, but i can't seem to shift the fat around my stomach/hip area.

    Training 4 times a week, prodiminatly weight training, but a hard 20 min cardio sessions after weights twice a week.

    My diet is pretty on form and by far the best I've ever had it.

    Breakfast: Banana and protein shake

    Then chicken veg and a small amount of brown rice 3 times evenly spread throughout the day

    Then a shake after training.

    Any advice as to what I could be doing wrong or pointers in the right direction would be much appreciated.

    Thanks.

    Sorry but it's not. Where's the fats in your diet?
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    Barbarian999
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    Re: Can't seem to shift my gut?!?! 2015/03/04 21:16:40 (permalink)
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    T_mo_13
    I've been on a strict diet coming up to 4/5 weeks now, and although I have lost around 8lbs I'm sticking around the 12.4 range.
    Which I'm fine with, but i can't seem to shift the fat around my stomach/hip area.

    Training 4 times a week, prodiminatly weight training, but a hard 20 min cardio sessions after weights twice a week.

    My diet is pretty on form and by far the best I've ever had it.

    Breakfast: Banana and protein shake

    Then chicken veg and a small amount of brown rice 3 times evenly spread throughout the day

    Then a shake after training.

    Any advice as to what I could be doing wrong or pointers in the right direction would be much appreciated.

    Thanks.

    Not a good diet at all. ditch the shake at brekfast and have 10 egg whites.
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    Lucky_jim
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    Re: Can't seem to shift my gut?!?! 2015/03/04 21:28:23 (permalink)
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    You need variety of foods. That seem to be a long term solution no matter goal you have
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    Re: Can't seem to shift my gut?!?! 2015/03/05 11:52:39 (permalink)
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    You've probably fried your metabolism with your restrictive starvation diet.  Better you up some calories, see how much you can add without gaining weight, keep your macros at a sensible level, (40% protein 40% carb 20% fat works for me).  Use that as a baseline, then reduce again from there GRADUALLY say 300 kcals deficit, your weight should start falling.
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    Re: Can't seem to shift my gut?!?! 2015/03/05 13:14:58 (permalink)
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    how many cals are you taking in?
    what macros ?(procarb fat)
     
     

      




     
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    Re: Can't seem to shift my gut?!?! 2015/03/12 21:52:30 (permalink)
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    Lack of fats is what is screaming out at me, fats are an essential nutrient and they support our endocrine function. So you need to address this quickly imo.
     
    It looks like a bit of an old school, bodybuilder type diet which is not going to be sustainable long term, you have no variety at all, could you see yourself sticking to that for very long periods of time? Probably not
     
    Also you need some quality food after training not just a protein shake.
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    Re: Can't seem to shift my gut?!?! 2015/03/15 01:23:47 (permalink)
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    Man o man, 4 to 5 weeks! Give the diet a chance. If your an average Joe, with stones to lose, your looking at months and months of dieting not weeks. I reiterate, give it a chance.
     
    BTW, the gut is always the last to go.
    post edited by indie - 2015/03/15 11:38:06
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