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Old 04-11-2004, 10:49 AM   #2
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Jersey City, NJ
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zip2play HB User
Re: If I burn 430 more calories than I take in, will I be put in starvation mode?

No, not a chance unless you are a teeny 90 pounder.

A 500 calorie deficit yielding a pound weight loss a week (3500 calories) is an ideal weight loss program and you are fortunate to be able to burn 2000 calories at 122#...ahh to be 16 again- I think back then I could eat 3000 calories a day and not gain!....sigh!

Best excercises for keeping muscle mass are the strength excercises with resistance rather than aerobics (which in my estimation are all too leg-oriented.)

Last edited by zip2play; 04-11-2004 at 10:51 AM.