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20 pounds in 3 months

This is what I need to do before my reunion. Possible? Any suggestions? Is it too much? can I do it?

Mon. Nov 13, 4:12pm

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Well they tell you a healthy weight loss goal is 1-2 lbs per week. Assuming 3 months = 12 weeks this would be 12-24lbs so it's definately doable... but wont be easy.

Start counting calories and limit yourself to 1200 per day.
Excercise daily. I would say to strive for 45-60 minutes a cardio then 15-30 minutes of weights. The cardio will burn the most calories of any excercise activity to help you lose weight, the weights will build muscle which will help raise your metabolism so you burn more calories all day long.

Good luck, and try to remember even if you only lose 12lbs in this time, you will still look and feel so much better than if you are the same weight or more at that time.

Monday, November 13, 2006, 4:42 PM

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and tell us who you are - we'll check up on you and keep you motivated!

Monday, November 13, 2006, 4:56 PM

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45-60 minutes of cardio? That seems like a lot. I think 25 shoudl be enough.... am I thinking wrong?


Monday, November 13, 2006, 8:45 PM

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I'm the 4:42 poster. I have been dieting since February. I have an elliptical machine that I ride for 30-40 minutes a day and have been trying to keep myself in the 1200-1400 calorie range and have only managed to average a weight loss of .66 lbs per week. So to average nearly 2 lbs per week I would definately suggest higher... I'm also in the 'normal' range for my BMI so that could be making my weight loss effort slower.

Monday, November 13, 2006, 8:53 PM

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If I can do it than anyone can LOL Don't give up drink lots of water and add exercise and you will see a lose I did it using PT and weight watchers and it feels great Good Luck

Monday, November 13, 2006, 9:03 PM

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