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AMYRNBSN1
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10/15/07 10:57 A

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Sherylj2006~
Thank you so much for the wonderful advice! Have a great day!
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SHERYLJ2011
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10/14/07 11:01 P

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For those trying this out, here are some IMPORTANT tips:

1. Keep your sodium within recommended limits!
2. Exercise or do your highest intensity workouts on your high-cal days, rest or do your lowest intensity workouts on your low-cal days
3. Continue to eat healthy - high veggies/fruits, high fiber, lots of water. Don't just pig out on everything in sight on your high cal days.
4. Try to vary your calorie differences by at least 100 calories a day. I.E., 1200, then 1400, then 1300, then 1500, then 1200...you get the idea. (this happens to average out to 1320 cals a day)

There is a thread in the Calorie Cycling Team with more tips, but this just about covers it.

Good Luck!

"Anyone who tries to describe the ineffable Light in language is truly a liar - not because he hates the truth, but because of the inadequacy of his description." - St Gregory of Nyssa, 4th c.

A healthy body is a guest-chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison.
- Francis Bacon

Which would you prefer: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret? -- anonymous


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CHERYLHURT
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10/14/07 9:59 A

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I gotta try that!



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10/14/07 8:08 A

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GREAT JOB..CONGRATS


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COLLINSBADW
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10/14/07 12:38 A

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now was there anything pumpkin there to torture me?

Barb

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10/14/07 12:28 A

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oooooooooh, now this is something I've never heard of and will definately have to try. I certainly got it off to a great start tonight! We had a family Halloween gettogether, and dang if they didn't bring my favorite treat, caramel apples.

Bad me.

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
-Albert Einstein

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10/14/07 12:16 A

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thanks I am going to try

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10/13/07 2:42 P

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hip hip hoorah..........emoticon


“There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.”

When you get to a plateau, think of it as a landing on the stairway to your goal. And maintenance is a lifelong plateau, so a bit of "rehearsal" for maintenance isn't the worst thing in the world

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10/13/07 2:12 P

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SHERYLJ2011
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10/13/07 12:12 P

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Here's some good news for everyone stuck on a plateau: try calorie cycling!

I've been stuck at 157.8 for 7 long months. And after my first week of doing this I've finally dropped 2.4 lbs! I did 60 mins of cardio 2x this week also, which didn't hurt, but before it wouldn't have made a difference.

What's calorie cycling, you ask? Simple, if you're goal is to eat, say, 1350 cals a day, then instead of doing that every day you stagger your cal intake for the week so that it *averages* 1350 a day. By doing this you trick your body into thinking starvation mode is over, and so you raise your metabolism.

Check out the Calorie Cycling Team thread on TIPS for more info.

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"Anyone who tries to describe the ineffable Light in language is truly a liar - not because he hates the truth, but because of the inadequacy of his description." - St Gregory of Nyssa, 4th c.

A healthy body is a guest-chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison.
- Francis Bacon

Which would you prefer: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret? -- anonymous


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