I actually had to increase my workout time also. However, I was exercising for about two hours 4 days a week. I have included at least two extra hours in my routine. I will be changing that up also though. I do classes at a gym, and use weights in those classes, so I will incorporate more cardio instead of a class or two. It's always great to get suggestions, I think u must find what works for you. I agree with the other post, if u utilize the calorie tracker and the fitness tracker youbwill figure out much quicker what u should do...if u need more exercise or sometimes more calories...or less of each. Hope this helps.
Pounds lost: 14.0
Fitness Minutes: (53,959) Posts: 1,878 12/8/11 3:01 P
you might consider using the diet and exercise trackers on the site to figure out if you are burning more than you consume. in theory, if you create a calorie deficit, you will lose. for me, it didn't work that way until i started taking metformin. i could cut calories and exercise until the cows came home and i didn't see a change on the scale. if it continues to be an issue, perhaps you could take your food and exercise log and consult a doctor or dietician or trainer and see if they have any advice.
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current weight: 178.0
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if you have been exercising for only 30 and you are no longer losing like you used to, then yes, you might need to change things up or add a little time. Otherwise if exercise isn't a norm, you need to re-evaluate what you are eating. Remember 1-2 pounds a week is what you should shoot for, no more than that otherwise you can easily rebound.
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