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  • Yeah, contrast showers. I've been doing them the last few days. They are AWESOME. Seriously, you feel great afterward. Frankly much less torturous than a straight up cold shower.
  • I'm a fan of the 90% rule: eat healthy 90% of the time, eat whatever you want 10% of the time. So for 2 meals per week don't worry about it. In the long run it will be fine. Personally I agree with what others have said: throw in some exercise in the evening. When I've gone way over I'll hop on the exercise bike and get my…
  • Lightheadedness while working out is a symptom of dehydration. So that's one possibility. How's your hydration?
  • Thanks everyone for the insight and perspectives! I'll check out the other forum post and, for now, stick with my program as long as I see progress (my energy levels have never been better so I'm definitely not dragging). I'll try and bump up my protein intake also. Really appreciate the feedback.
  • Well that's my MFP net calorie goal (calories eaten - calories burned). So today I burned something like 1,200 calories according to my HR monitor. I'll probably eat around 2,500 - 2,800 calories total today. Hopefully that's a good approach for weight loss without sabotaging strength too much - that's really what I'm…