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Old 10-04-2002, 01:40 AM   #1
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Post Hi! can someone answer these questions please?

Hi! i am chris from Australia.
I notice how nice and experienced people are on this board! so i though i would ask a few questions.

1. I used to be an overweight teen, now i have lost 20 kilos (in comparison with pounds, kilos is more i think) I now play sport plenty etc.
i have even had to throw my clothes away.
However i always get tired during sport - even though i am very very fit..... is this because i don't eat enough? ( i do limit my eating )
I know i exersise more then i eat..... i have no more weight to lose really..... should i increase my eating?
because i really get physically exhausted.

2. i work on my abs every day for the last week and a bit. how soon should i expect results and exactly how long should i work on my stomach area during a workout at home involving rather simple sit ups and cruches?
Is 30-45 min long enough? or too long?
I work them really hard for about an hour a day.... sometimes 2 hours but at different times.
does the consistency of my workout matter?




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Old 10-04-2002, 06:18 AM   #2
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If you are experiencing increased fatigue & exhaustion, consider supplementing your diet w/ these nutrients from your health food store:

Multivitamin/mineral. The more nutrients in the profile the better.

Ginsing root. Ginsing will strengthen your adrenal glands, thus increasing energy while decreasing fatigue. After 1 bottle, alternate to other tonic herbs like Astragalus.

CoQ10 (ubiquinone). The human heart needs and loves this nutrient. It will combat fatigue associated w/ increased demands on the heart, like intense athletic training.

As for diet, eat regular well balanced meals. Do not eat unhealthy foods. Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids are also very important in diet. Flax and Fish oils are good sources of 3's and 6's.

This should get you back in the game of top performance.

 
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Old 10-04-2002, 06:32 AM   #3
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Be sure you are eating a healthy diet and take a good vitamin/mineral supplement every day. Also add a good antioxidant supplement daily to keep you healthy. Once you get you nutition back up I am sure you feel better. Congratulations on your weight loss and exercise program.

 
Old 10-04-2002, 10:54 PM   #4
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Thankyou very much.
I will be sure to do these things.
We already have multi-vitamin tablets at home.... i have taken them very infrequently though - so i will be shure to take them daily from now on.

 
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