Need to lose weight

Need to lose weight

I am 6.1ft and weigh 401lbs

My daily diet consists of:
10 glasses of water
Morning - Oats / Muesli & Yogurt
Lunch - Chicken Breast / Fish with Steamed Veg
Dinner - 3 Cracker bread / Rice Cakes with Plain Cottage cheese and cucumber

I train 5 days per week. Each session would be:
10min Treadmill Walk (1/2 mile)
10min Row
10min upright cycle (3.5 miles)
10min body shaker

In Total if I add up what the machines tell me I burn +- 400 Calories per session.

I lost 9 lbs in 2 weeks but in week 3… read more

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Muscle weighs more than fat, so you could see weight plateau or gain due to that as you build muscle.

Other factors like genetics, health issues like Diabetes etc can also play a role in weight loss and you didn't mention if you have any of those.

Weight loss is a numbers game.. more out than coming in.
3500 calories is one pound of actual fat lost. It takes time and should be done slowly.. Rapid weight loss normally doesnt stay off.

Try taking measurements... chest hips waist etc.. and dont just watch the scale. Then count those calories.. stay around 1600 with 40-60 grams of lean protein a day and keep working out increasing times as you can and focus on fitness lifestyle change and not the scale. It will happen..

You may see your measurements and body changing or slimming down without much change on the scale as you burn fat and replace it with muscle.. Be patient!

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Oh.... and you may not be eating enough. The food looks healthy enough, but sometimes the body slows down burning calories if it feels like its not getting enough food.

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I do not think y ou are eating enough. I think you should eat 1200 calories a day and spread it out over 5 small meals. Workout in the AM to get your metabolism revved up. Increase cardio if you can.

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Add more healthy calories. Our body has to have fuel to burn fat.

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I am sure you are not eating enough. (and I am sure are gaining muscle too).
the more you weigh, the more calories your body needs just to get through the day. and if you are not getting enough, we store what we do eat.
I just looked on line for a calculator for how many calories you need to eat based on height, weight and age.
http://www.shapefit.com/calculators/calories-pe...
then to loose weight, you need to reduce yoru calories, or burn them by 3500 for every pound you want to lose that week

posted almost 3 years ago
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