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Losing Weight and Getting Fit

Discussion in 'Random Discussion' started by Rodney-2187, Sep 17, 2019.

  1. Rogues1138

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    I don't think he's depressed. He's a very happy person, again I'm not a doctor, but I remember one time I was talking him about his weight, and he said he doesn't plan on living long. It's like he's given up and accepts his obesity. He can play video games for 8 hours easily but to go the gym for 30 minutes is a horror to him.

    I tried playing a game with him when we play video games, every time we get killed from the video game, we have to drop and do as much push ups or sit-ups as possible (10 to 20)... but that got old fast, so I stopped. The more I try to help him the more he eats and tells me I got this new video game...

    He called me up to play Call of Duty. We usually play online. We played from 2pm to about 830pm. We spent the entire day playing taking breaks for dinner and so forth but If I told him lets go to the gym for an hour he would say I'm crazy. So I do my own thing. I don't play video games much anymore. I try to be active. Moderation is the key.
     
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    Sometimes it's hard to tell how someone is really feeling. Maybe gyms just aren't for him anymore? You could try to find some other activity that interests him. There is a saying though that you can't outrun a poor diet. Exercise is great, but it's very easy to eat more calories than you burn. Did you tell him you're worried about him? It's a slippery slope because too much could just make someone turn more to their bad habits. From what you've said, he and his wife have to know there is a problem. All you can do is show them the door, they have to walk through it. Just keep showing that door!
     
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    Yeah, maybe I should tell him that... Ironically, his wife is not obese. She eats salads and is very active. I think some women like the Jabba the Hutt Gangster type.
     
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    Full disclosure, I haven't been eating the healthiest this weekend. Many Oreos were killed. Back on the wagon. I will be healthier for The Rise of Skywalker than I am today.

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    Crawling out of bed for yoga this morning then weight training. Eating Tuna fish or salmon after weight training today. Just protein no carbs. I had my Oreo week in early August. Milk and cookies are the best. But yeah, back on track for TROS.
     
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    That is what I did to lose over 50 lbs in 5 months. Check out an app called “LoseIt”
     
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    I need to lose weight again. At one time i weighed 215 lbs back in 2010. I went on the Atkins diet plus jogging daily and lost about 40 lbs. Now I'm at 194.4 lbs and creeping on 200 again.

    I just don't know what to do. Don't feel like doing the Atkins again. Looking for something different.

    But jogging helps lose like you wouldn't believe. Just gotta get motivated to do it.
     
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    If you're looking for motivation, use the premier of The Rise of Skywalker as a goal. Tell yourself you will lose weight before then. We have a little over 2 months.
     
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    Happy to report that I've found something that works for me, been on it consistently for two weeks and despite the fact that I currently have a cold, I'm feeling pretty good about things.
     
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    Turned 50 this year and figured it's now or never. Feels like I'm playing on the back nine. Got the gym down pretty good x 14 months now. Shoulders are looking like grapefruits and I'm lifting way more than I did when I worked out in my 20's. Even noticing lats are flaring out. Cardio is mainly elliptical machine for the sake of the joints.

    Problem is the metabolism isn't the same. Haven't been able to make the same commitment on the dietary side and still don't have a 6 pack. I swear it will happen though. Just have to up my mental game (the force is with me, I am one with the force!)
     
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