Success Using Walking as a Sole Method of Keeping Fit
Anyone using walking alone to stay fit? If so, how much & how frequent? Do the results reflect in your GP checkups? Pray tell. Eric
How Do You De-stress Your Mind & Body?
I like to put on noise canceling headphones and play non-vocal jazz or non-vocal electronic music while reading a book. Another thing I’ll do if I’m anxious or worked up is head over to the gym and listen to downtempo tunes or podcasts to help me switch gears while I workout. A third still is I’ll take a warm shower at…
Healthy Snacks <= 100 Cal.
Looking for healthier options between meals fellow MFPs. Whaddya got? Eric
Are all calories equal?
Breakfast: Flan w/ coffee light & sweet Lunch: Frappuccino w/ cake pops Dinner: Deli meats with melted cheese on a roll and an OceanSpray drink Supper: Beef lo mein w/ a Coke So long as I stay under my caloric allowance I’m good to go, right? What say you? Eric
Git yer Potassium Up!
MFPs, how do you get your recommended potassium daily? Only so many bananas a brother can eat. I've had varying degrees of success here, mostly not. MyFitnessPal is recommending 3500mg daily. I average a third of that roughly. I also understand potassium offsets sodium to balance your electrolytes? Hit me! Eric
5’11” Late 30s Gents - Goal of 180lbs
I’m currently stuck at 235 lbs. Anyone have a pro-tip for a fellow MFP? Wanting to light up 55lbs of body fat in the next 12-18 months or so. I work out 2 days for a total of 4 hours a week and that’s all the time I have for the gym. Open to just about anything else. Go! Eric
Cinnamon Stick Tea
Anyone use Cinnamon Stick Tea to regulate blood sugar and improve gut health? How’s it working for you? Eric
Gastric/Stomach Emptying Rate
Gastric emptying begins roughly 30 minutes after eating a meal. Carbs and proteins break down the quickest. A high gastric emptying rate can lead to blood sugar spikes, insulin surges in the body to counter the sugar, and ultimately rapidly stored fat. Do you have any pro-tips to slow stomach emptying and prevent blood…
Need help losing the next 40 lbs.
So I’ve been logging now for 910 days and I’ve lost 40 lbs. Most of that came off in the first year and a half or so. I’ve largely been maintaining since. I’m 5’ 11” and weigh 235lbs. I’m wanting to get under 200lbs. I try to keep my caloric intake close to or just under 2000 cal daily. I don’t consume calories from…