New to this board with a question.............. - ABCbodybuilding

Go Back   ABCbodybuilding > Iron, Metal, & Steel!! > Female Specific Athletic Forum

Notices

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 07-07-2003, 07:30 PM
Calico Calico is offline
Calico should change his/her status!
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: PA
Posts: 34
Default New to this board with a question..............

I have a question, I am having trouble eating enough, I don't tend to eat when I am not hungry, plus I don't eat after 6 pm. I am trying to lose weight and after a year long plateau finally as again. I don't want to mess that up but I feel that I could lose more if I could only eat more. It may also be the heat too making me not want to eat. I do cardio(circuit training)and lift weights using a Cathe tape which is high rep. /low weight. I did up all my weight today during my workout and it felt good. I just need to know how to eat more.

Thanks [img]/forum/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]
__________________
Take care and God bless you!!

Annette
  #2  
Old 07-07-2003, 07:37 PM
enderwigginout enderwigginout is offline
enderwigginout should change his/her status!
Heavyweight
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 2,372
Default Re: New to this board with a question..............

How often do you eat and how much?

Split your meals up into 5-6 meals if possible, eating every 2-3 hours. Forget the "no eating after six" rule because it doesn't work and hurts ya. You want to keep your metabolism going and that would mean you're fasting for about 12 hours (if you wake up and eat at six am)! That's too long to go without food...try the post stickied at the top of the page for some helpful advice.

Also, you can easily make a few protein shakes and supplement your daily intake with them.
  #3  
Old 07-07-2003, 07:38 PM
JV1311 JV1311 is offline
JV1311 should change his/her status!
Light-Heavyweight
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Brazil
Posts: 1,051
Default Re: New to this board with a question..............

When I started eating more, I had to force myself sometimes. After a while you start enjoying it.
  #4  
Old 07-07-2003, 10:49 PM
bombflower bombflower is offline
bombflower should change his/her status!
Super-Heavyweight
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Pumping Iron
Posts: 3,981
Default Re: New to this board with a question..............

Start out slowly too. Maybe adding a meal or two at first, then keep adding until it's up to 6. And make your meals smaller (ie: knowing good portion sizes). And IMO, low-weight/high-rep doesn't do much. Try upping your weight and lowering your reps.
__________________
Age: 17
Sex: Female
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 140
Squat Max: 225
Bench Max: 120

My training & diet journal
My bodyfat % and weight chart
My fitday account
  #5  
Old 07-07-2003, 11:41 PM
teletummy teletummy is offline
teletummy should change his/her status!
Middleweight
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: the matrix, lifting with no limits
Posts: 784
Default Re: New to this board with a question..............

I know, I couldn't eat "so much" at first too. But the posters are right, keep meals small n frequent. As bombflower says, up weights too.
__________________
<font color="blue">May DOMS be with you ...</font>
______________
http://www.flexonline.com/mro/final_...s/FDBE0597.jpg
<font color="red">____________________ [ The Beauty of Symmetry and Power ] __________________</font>

Maintenance calories = 1908-2226
BMR = 1498.98
Closed Thread

Thread Tools

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 On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:27 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.