It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Weight Loss Message Board

A little help from the experts


Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-08-2005, 08:39 AM   #1
TracieWilton
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Utah, soon to be in Hawaii
Posts: 76
TracieWilton HB User
A little help from the experts

Hi there! People seem to really know what they are talking about here, so I thought I would ask for a little help from the experts.

I am 5'5, 140 pounds, and want to lose those last annoying 15 from having my baby boy. I want to shoot for 1 pound a week, and thought the following might work out?

1500 calories, 60% carbs, 20% protein, 20% fat. Workout for 30 minutes, or the equivalent of 300 calories a day.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to whether this will help me lose a pound a week or not? What about my proportions? Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks!
T

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 09-08-2005, 12:07 PM   #2
bluehen94
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: NJ
Posts: 780
bluehen94 HB User
Re: A little help from the experts

I know where your coming from, I had twins and I am about your height, maybe a half inch taller and I was stuck at 140-145 for months trying to get it off.

I don't really like your ratios, I think a little less on the carbs and a bit more protein would be better for weight loss. Personally I like 40 carbs, 40 protein, 20 fat. Also you will not burn 300 calories in 30 mins unless you are all out sprinting the 30 mins. I would advise 5 days of cardio a week, 45 mins a session and also some resistance training, the more lean muscle you add the more calories you burn, even at rest. I think 1500 calories is a good starting place. Make sure you are eating lean meats, veggies, low GI fruits, healthy fats and minimize your starchy carbs for optimal weight loss. Good luck, I got there with hard work, you can too.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Need info from my Experts on Thyroid labs Oleander53 Thyroid Disorders 4 06-06-2009 05:52 AM
Newbie From Taiwan gregge Cancer: Prostate 15 12-22-2008 06:35 PM
what happens from here dreamhair Cancer: Prostate 6 04-03-2007 07:09 PM
Need advice from any Sleep Apnea experts anxiouslady Sleep Disorders 2 04-06-2006 06:47 PM
fatigue may be from a sleep disorder hry33 Chronic Fatigue 1 06-26-2005 06:06 PM
i need a little help hiera Heart Disorders 23 11-30-2004 06:05 PM
A little survey scant5 Inner Ear Disorders 20 08-30-2004 07:34 AM
This one's for Vee! A little update... thanks for caring! UT_mom Lupus 9 07-27-2004 09:08 PM




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:59 PM.





2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!