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Set Point and Basal Metabolic Rate

Set point. To those that know what this is, it is either a blessing or a curse. Set point is the point where your body naturally wants to weight-wise. 113 more words


Calories in and calories out: supplements count

To minimise stress on my poor joints I am on the weight loss and then maintenance treadmill. I’m a firm believer in the simple maths approach: if one puts in more than one uses, one gains weight. 603 more words

Our New Life

GodDOMS! Why Am I So Sore?!

DOMS, DOMS, DOMS! Good ole delayed onset of muscle soreness. I remember it like it was yesterday…wait, it was. The day before was leg day. Oh leg day. 201 more words

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Counting Calories - Starve Yourself and Expect Weight Gain!

Are you eating enough calories on a daily basis? While many people are eating too much, many are actually eating too few calories. The fact is, our bodies have a minimum energy requirement that does no more than maintain one’s vital functions while at rest. 214 more words

Weight Management

How Many Calories Do You Need Per Day To Lose Weight?

There’s a quote that says “you can’t improve what you don’t measure”. I’m not sure who said it but they were spot on when it comes to losing weight. 33 more words

Basal Metabolic Rate

Calorie counting: 3 Reasons to Start Today

A certain friend of mine … I won’t share any names … never keeps her check register. She doesn’t add deposits and she doesn’t document her spending. 615 more words


Week One: The Journey Begins

Week 1:  I weigh 97.6kg and I want to reach my goal of 166.77lbs/75.6kg before my 24th birthday on 11 June 2015. According to BMR Calculator my BMR (basal metabolic rate the calories my body uses everyday) is 2144 calories per day. 239 more words