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.DUSTY.
4/11/2011 | 9:28 AM

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Lyle McDonald's advice on how to train when obese - part 6

How to keep progressing and moving toward goals. If you only read one of these, make it # 6. This one has nice specific suggestions about actual exercises, when to start them, what to focus on, etc. It's the most immediately practical article in the series. Everything else is really background leading up to it.
4A-HEALTHY-BMI
4/3/2011 | 11:32 AM

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Lyle McDonald's advice on how to train when obese - part 5

How to structure workouts
4A-HEALTHY-BMI
4/3/2011 | 11:30 AM

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Lyle McDonald's advice on how to train when obese - part 4

How to approach training without getting overwhelmed
4A-HEALTHY-BMI
4/3/2011 | 11:27 AM

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Lyle McDonald's advice on how to train when obese - part 3

Background: The best approach is a combination of progressive volume higher rep weight training (to deplete muscle glycogen) along with dietary modifications (both carbohydrate and/or calorie reductions) with progressive amounts of cardio as fitness improves to both burn of fatty acids directly and start to retool mitochondria to overcome that defect.
4A-HEALTHY-BMI
4/3/2011 | 10:43 AM

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Lyle McDonald's advice on how to train when obese - part 2

Background: Some practical issues that many forget when they give advice and/or train the obese hands-on; physiological issues including increased muscle mass in the obese, a brief look at metabolic rate (mainly a myth-buster thing) and then finally at some of the realities of exercise.
4A-HEALTHY-BMI
4/3/2011 | 10:42 AM

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Lyle McDonald's advice on how to train when obese - part 1

Background: A look at insulin resistance/the Metabolic Syndrome, resting and exercise fuel use, and the issue of impaired mitochondrial function. Plus a sort of grab-bag of other issues including a general low tolerance for activity along with a couple of psychological issues and others.
4A-HEALTHY-BMI
4/3/2011 | 10:42 AM

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SparkPeople's Secrets of Success

SparkPeople's members share their Secrets of Success and Tips.
.DUSTY.
12/29/2010 | 8:33 PM

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VIDEO: "I Lost 100 Pounds and Found Hope" Once Bed-Ridden, Now I'm on the Road to a Healthier Me!

Article about team member ~Indygirl
~INDYGIRL
10/8/2009 | 1:45 PM

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How to Meet Your Protein Needs without Meat

A Guide to Vegetarian Protein Sources
.DUSTY.
8/20/2009 | 3:57 PM

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