Lost 42.4 lbs in 11 weeks

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  • labohn91
    labohn91 Posts: 113 Member
    Awesome.
  • QTpatootie82
    QTpatootie82 Posts: 2 Member
    Awesome! Thanks for sharing! I am inspired by your story!
  • DAnthonyCotton
    DAnthonyCotton Posts: 3 Member
    Awesome!
  • bobbimrn
    bobbimrn Posts: 74 Member
    Very inspiring and the country side looks so pretty! I will try walking more. Thanks for sharing.
  • mallory5385
    mallory5385 Posts: 45 Member
    wow just wow your amazing youve done such a great job you inspire me great job!!!!!
  • Seanb_us
    Seanb_us Posts: 322 Member
    Great job! An inspiration. 55 pulse seems a hair low for normal everyday heart rate. Love the before and after pics. :D Cheers.
  • rbee2015
    rbee2015 Posts: 50 Member
    Beautiful property! Awesome weight loss
  • megwa2001
    megwa2001 Posts: 31 Member
    Hi , I wish to know do u complete daily recommended calorie or u eat less

  • Steamy001
    Steamy001 Posts: 10 Member
    The more weight I lose the lower my resting heart rate has become. I guess this is a sign of fitness.

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  • Steamy001
    Steamy001 Posts: 10 Member
    megwa2001 wrote: »
    Hi , I wish to know do u complete daily recommended calorie or u eat less


    No I eat less than 2000-calories but never less than 1400. I never miss a meal, I snack late evening on cereal and fruit during the day.
  • Firefly0606
    Firefly0606 Posts: 369 Member
    You're awesome :) Love love LOVE how you incorporate more movement into your day....walking while the kettle boils...lol...it all adds up. Keep it up mate, good health to you!
  • Jessalane0607
    Jessalane0607 Posts: 89 Member
    Wonderful job darling!
  • Steamy001
    Steamy001 Posts: 10 Member
    edited July 2015
    Today's walk burnt 2164 calories, walking for 3 hours 37 minutes, 148 floors done during the walk.

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  • gainer39911
    gainer39911 Posts: 125 Member
    Steamy001 wrote: »
    megwa2001 wrote: »
    Hi , I wish to know do u complete daily recommended calorie or u eat less


    No I eat less than 2000-calories but never less than 1400. I never miss a meal, I snack late evening on cereal and fruit during the day.
    In theory to lose 42 lb in 11 weeks you would have to maintain a calorie deficit of about 1900 cal/day. (42 lb) x (3500cal/lb)/(11 weeks)/(7days/week). If you eat 2000 cal/day and exercise 5000 cal/day, that would suggest a calorie deficit of 3000/day. That hardly seems sustainable. Is it possible your exercise calories are overestimated?
  • MarziPanda95
    MarziPanda95 Posts: 1,318 Member
    Steamy001 wrote: »

    I have not eaten more than 2000 cals in any day but aim at 1500 or less

    Men should not eat less than 1500... and you said you're 6'2, so you could (and probably should) be eating a lot more. If you're only eating that much, but burning as much as you say you do (5000?) then you could be setting yourself up for health problems.
    Well done, anyway :)
  • DevilsFan1
    DevilsFan1 Posts: 342 Member
    Steamy001 wrote: »
    Today's walk burnt 2164 calories, walking for 3 hours 37 minutes, 148 floors done during the walk.

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    Great work on the weight loss! Your calorie burn looks highly optimistic. Studies show that walking burns about (.3 calories)(body weight in pounds)/mile. At your weight (250lb), that works out to about 800 calories. Maybe a bit more if your doing a lot of climbing. Still, whatever you're doing seems to be working. Great job!
  • Steamy001
    Steamy001 Posts: 10 Member
    Steamy001 wrote: »

    I have not eaten more than 2000 cals in any day but aim at 1500 or less

    Men should not eat less than 1500... and you said you're 6'2, so you could (and probably should) be eating a lot more. If you're only eating that much, but burning as much as you say you do (5000?) then you could be setting yourself up for health problems.
    Well done, anyway :)


    My deficit on calories is always 2000 or more, I am 6'3", I have checked with my doctor and he is very happy with my progress, I expect the progress to slow up hence why I have set 7-lbs drops as my next target. I intend to visit my doctor monthly as my aim is to get off my high blood pressure and Cholesterol medication, so please don't worry.
  • Steamy001
    Steamy001 Posts: 10 Member
    edited July 2015
    Steamy001 wrote: »
    megwa2001 wrote: »
    Hi , I wish to know do u complete daily recommended calorie or u eat less


    No I eat less than 2000-calories but never less than 1400. I never miss a meal, I snack late evening on cereal and fruit during the day.
    In theory to lose 42 lb in 11 weeks you would have to maintain a calorie deficit of about 1900 cal/day. (42 lb) x (3500cal/lb)/(11 weeks)/(7days/week). If you eat 2000 cal/day and exercise 5000 cal/day, that would suggest a calorie deficit of 3000/day. That hardly seems sustainable. Is it possible your exercise calories are overestimated?

    I tend to treat myself to a glass of wine and a bowl of cereal late evening if I hit the 5000 cals, I had a polar flow before and the calories burn monitoring of the surge matches, I am getting 10 cals a min on my walks, the intensity is extreme a)due the speed we walk, b) the terrain c)the number of very steep hills, as I said earlier the walk today incorporated 148 floors and this is a normal day.


    Whether is right or wrong I am achieving results and its results I want, I guess there will always be doubters but my waistline doesn't lie and I am liking the new me and I am only half way through my journey. My wife has lost 3 stones, my eldest daugher has also lost nearly three stone, we walk together, we motivate each other, we push each other, we help each other stick to our calories, I guess were a team and teamwork is working.

    Also fitbit Aria scales do the weight measuring and you will note I have lost more weight.
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  • Steamy001
    Steamy001 Posts: 10 Member
    Summary of today

    Burnt 4601 calories as of 11.20pm (no glass of wine as I did not hit 5000) :'(

    Walked 13.15 miles incorporating 170 floors a total of 26490 steps.

    Consumed 1799 calories

    Deficit 2167 calories

    2.8-lb to go to my next goal.
  • opalsqueak007
    opalsqueak007 Posts: 433 Member
    Absolutely brilliant progress! Well done to you :)