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When will i see results! 18 female, 5'9, 150 lbs

Stats:: 18 female, 5'9, 150 lbs

Started working out: Feb.01
workout 5-6 days a week.. 40 minutes cardio, 20 minutes strength training

Ive noticed significant results in muscle toning and strength and very minimal weight loss

When will i see my sotmach flab melt off? Should i concentrate more on diet or fitness? MY GOAL IS too look hot in a bikini, i have skinny long toned legs and very nice toned arms, but stomach is short and flabby!! eekkk

Wed. Apr 9, 12:14am

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women carry more fat, unless you want to be skinny being 5'9 150lb is very healthy. as far as your stomach, you cant target train, continue working out, and add more protein and less carbs to your diet. i would reccomend you go on hydroxicut for 3 months. you will lose 10 or more lbs if thats what you really want

Wednesday, April 09, 2008, 12:31 AM

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hey, i'm the same height as you, a year older, and like 20 lb heavier, so don't worry too much. my roommate's like a twig and she weighs 146, so i bet you just need to work on muscle toning more than anything.

if you want your stomach to look good, do ab workouts! get a one-time personal trainer consultation and come up with an ab circuit, then make sure you've got the right form so that you're doing it efficiently. or take a pilates class or something. my best friend got the winsor pilates tapes and she said it made a huge difference for her.

don't worry too much about the number on the scale. muscle weighs more than fat, so you are probably not going to lose a ton numerically because you are building muscle. if you want to see results, i suggest buying the bikini you want and taking a picture in it every week (or two weeks) and then you will literally be able to see the results.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008, 2:20 AM

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no losing weight? - drop 200 more calories a day from your diet

- now you are losing weight - whammo!

Wednesday, April 09, 2008, 10:20 AM

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Yeah, definitely diet. It really matters for losing those last few lbs, which sounds like what you're trying to do. Sounds like you are exercising enough; if the layer of flab isn't coming off, it's definitely time to up the diet.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008, 11:33 AM

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Bump your cardio up to an should see good results.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008, 12:48 PM

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Weight loss, especially abs is 80% diet. You need a clean clean diet, protien in every meal, and cut your carbs.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008, 12:52 PM

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PP is right - it is 80% diet as long as you have some good cardio

DIET IS THE FOCUS and the hard part for really losing weight.

Just think about it :

You could eat garbage all the time + work out and not lose weight
you could not work out at all and eat very little and lose weight

- so as long as you are getting your good cardio IT IS ALL DIET FROM THERE

Wednesday, April 09, 2008, 1:48 PM

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You are doing, "workout 5-6 days a week.. 40 minutes cardio, 20 minutes strength training " ?

that is PLENTY - drop calories

Wednesday, April 09, 2008, 2:21 PM

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12:31 you mentioned Hydroxicut. Does it really work?

Wednesday, April 09, 2008, 2:24 PM

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I tried Hydroxycut Hardcore and it makes you run like a hamster on a wheel - but that is really all I think...

Mainly pills just make you think they are doing something when really:

1. they are helping you lose maybe 3% more (which is basically no impact)
2. They distract you from the fact that dropping like 50 calories would be just as effective AND a lot cheaper
3. want a kick in the pants ? just drink some coffee - done.
4. If the OP is doing 6 hours a week in the gym and not losing weight - pills aren't the answer - dropping a few hundred calories is.

Just my opinion - ( I would know - I have tried every friggin' pill since the 90's but the only thing that works to get skinnier is permanently dropping calorie intake !)

although honestly I wish ephedra would come back - I could work out for like 3 hours on that stuff it was like coffe's big bad CRAZY brother on angel dust!


Wednesday, April 09, 2008, 8:20 PM

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