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    • bigfreddiel
    • By bigfreddiel 16th Sep 16, 6:10 PM
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    bigfreddiel
    How to lose weight - it's simple
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    • 16th Sep 16, 6:10 PM
    How to lose weight - it's simple 16th Sep 16 at 6:10 PM
    For anyone wanting to lose weight this the answer and it's very simple.

    Eat less - exercise a bit.

    And that's it. If you really do want to lose weight just do it!

    Diets do not work, that is why there are so many.

    Eating less is just as easy, if not easier than following some fad or diet of the moment.

    Good luck fj
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    • fireblade28
    • By fireblade28 22nd Sep 16, 6:57 PM
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    fireblade28
    The problem is though if you don't track stuff most people are really bad at estimating the amount of calories in food.

    Im currently having 1700 calories a day as I'm cutting and its so little food compared to what I would normally just eat if I was left to my own devices.

    I can easily smash out that much in one meal especially if I'm out.
    • Top Girl
    • By Top Girl 22nd Sep 16, 7:17 PM
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    Top Girl
    I don't think I've ever read so much denial codswallop for quite a while.

    Just eat less folks, it really is that simple.

    A report yesterday said people who rely on these fitness monitors lose less weight than those who don't.

    Forget calotype counting, forget low fat foods, cut out sugar, eat less and get a bit of exercise, walk don't take the car, stairs not the lift.

    It is easy everyone JDI

    cheers fj
    Originally posted by bigfreddiel
    If it was that easy, you'd be smallfreddiel.

    End of.
    • Anoneemoose
    • By Anoneemoose 22nd Sep 16, 7:39 PM
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    Anoneemoose
    If it was that easy, you'd be smallfreddiel.

    End of.
    Originally posted by Top Girl
    This times a million!!!😂
    • nanny beach
    • By nanny beach 23rd Sep 16, 4:04 PM
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    nanny beach
    A bit of excersise wont cut it, There is a chart tells you how many miles you need o run/swim to burn off say a Mars bar, and its a lot. I have done Michael Mosleys Blood Sugar diet, 800 cal a day, no carb, no diary, I lost 2kg in the first 3 days, 2kg more in the first week. I wont say it was easy. He says dont use low fat "diet" stuff because it is inevitably full of sugar instead.
    • bigfreddiel
    • By bigfreddiel 23rd Sep 16, 4:46 PM
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    bigfreddiel
    Actually I am smallfreddiel I only weigh in at 75kg.

    You don't need to count calories, sheet common sense can tell you if you're eating too much. Use smaller plates if it's too hard for you.

    And all low fat foods are loaded with sugar, I said this right at the start of my thread.

    Exercise is a waste of time so don't bother wirh going to the gym, but making an effort to walk instead of using the car or lift does help by keeping you fit, well fitter than if you just sit around munching on a bag of crisps watching daytime TV!

    Come on people it is easy, don't bother with fads, expensive weight watching drinks, just eat less, eat fresh, and before you know it you will lose kilos

    Cheers fj
    • Anoneemoose
    • By Anoneemoose 23rd Sep 16, 4:56 PM
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    Anoneemoose
    Actually I am smallfreddiel I only weigh in at 75kg.

    You don't need to count calories, sheet common sense can tell you if you're eating too much. Use smaller plates if it's too hard for you.

    And all low fat foods are loaded with sugar, I said this right at the start of my thread.

    Exercise is a waste of time so don't bother wirh going to the gym, but making an effort to walk instead of using the car or lift does help by keeping you fit, well fitter than if you just sit around munching on a bag of crisps watching daytime TV!

    Come on people it is easy, don't bother with fads, expensive weight watching drinks, just eat less, eat fresh, and before you know it you will lose kilos

    Cheers fj
    Originally posted by bigfreddiel
    What if you can't walk and struggle to cook, so much so, you have to rely on others or convenience foods?
    • Mrs_Ryan
    • By Mrs_Ryan 25th Sep 16, 12:37 AM
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    What if you can't walk and struggle to cook, so much so, you have to rely on others or convenience foods?
    Originally posted by Anoneemoose
    this is me exactly. It's all well and good saying walk half an hour a day when some days I can barely crawl to the toilet! I'm not able to cook because of my disabilities and have to rely on whatever I can manage.
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    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 25th Sep 16, 8:30 AM
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    Pollycat
    Actually I am smallfreddiel I only weigh in at 75kg.
    Originally posted by bigfreddiel
    This is meaningless without context of height.

    Almost 12 stone isn't a great weight if you're only 5 feet tall.
    Exercise is a waste of time so don't bother wirh going to the gym, but making an effort to walk instead of using the car or lift does help by keeping you fit, well fitter than if you just sit around munching on a bag of crisps watching daytime TV!
    Originally posted by bigfreddiel
    'Exercise is a waste of time'?
    What do you think walking is then?
    Isn't that exercise?
    • Anoneemoose
    • By Anoneemoose 25th Sep 16, 11:07 AM
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    this is me exactly. It's all well and good saying walk half an hour a day when some days I can barely crawl to the toilet! I'm not able to cook because of my disabilities and have to rely on whatever I can manage.
    Originally posted by Mrs_Ryan
    Me too. I have ME/CFS/Fibro and I am similar. I force myself to do the school run - as in park close, walk from the car to the playground and that's pretty much me done. I also need to recover before I can drive home again. And yep, I rely on others cooking too. I struggle to stand and chop and lift.

    I never used to be like this before I got ill.
    • Sharon87
    • By Sharon87 25th Sep 16, 11:41 AM
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    Sharon87
    Actually I am smallfreddiel I only weigh in at 75kg.

    You don't need to count calories, sheet common sense can tell you if you're eating too much. Use smaller plates if it's too hard for you.

    And all low fat foods are loaded with sugar, I said this right at the start of my thread.

    Exercise is a waste of time so don't bother wirh going to the gym, but making an effort to walk instead of using the car or lift does help by keeping you fit, well fitter than if you just sit around munching on a bag of crisps watching daytime TV!

    Come on people it is easy, don't bother with fads, expensive weight watching drinks, just eat less, eat fresh, and before you know it you will lose kilos

    Cheers fj
    Originally posted by bigfreddiel
    Really? No exercise? Being 4ft 11, I have to exercise to lose weight, reduction in calories just doesn't work. Believe me, when I stopped going to the gym (because of an operation), even with eating the same things as I did before I put on 4kgs! Now that I'm exercising again my weight is going down steadily.

    Stop being a close minded idiot and realise different things work for different people!

    Oh and I don't watch daytime TV cause I have a job, something that you may not have based on the time of day you post.
    • .Gigolo Aunt
    • By .Gigolo Aunt 25th Sep 16, 9:06 PM
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    People do get their knickers in an awful twist! If someone says something that annoys you, just scroll past or look at another thread.
    • bigfreddiel
    • By bigfreddiel 26th Sep 16, 8:22 PM
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    bigfreddiel
    Really? No exercise? Being 4ft 11, I have to exercise to lose weight, reduction in calories just doesn't work. Believe me, when I stopped going to the gym (because of an operation), even with eating the same things as I did before I put on 4kgs! Now that I'm exercising again my weight is going down steadily.

    Stop being a close minded idiot and realise different things work for different people!

    Oh and I don't watch daytime TV cause I have a job, something that you may not have based on the time of day you post.
    Originally posted by Sharon87
    Thanks for that, actually I do work, but have a few days off now and then.

    Well I can only imagine you are eating too much food, and the wrong sort if you put on 9lbs, that's nine bags of 2lb sugar.

    Take a tip, cut out sugar, cut out low fat food, it's full of sugar and eat less.

    If you have to exercise to keep your weight level your intake is more than you need without the exercise.

    If you like exercising good, keep it up.

    If you don't eat less to balance input with output.

    Good luck fj
    • bigfreddiel
    • By bigfreddiel 26th Sep 16, 8:24 PM
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    bigfreddiel
    This is meaningless without context of height.

    Almost 12 stone isn't a great weight if you're only 5 feet tall.

    'Exercise is a waste of time'?
    What do you think walking is then?
    Isn't that exercise?
    Originally posted by Pollycat
    Your right, walking is exercise, well done on pulling me up on that.

    But going to the gym to exercise is a waste of time. As is running, swimming, etc. But if you enjoy it do it, if not just walk 30 mins/day
    • bigfreddiel
    • By bigfreddiel 26th Sep 16, 8:25 PM
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    bigfreddiel
    This is meaningless without context of height.

    Almost 12 stone isn't a great weight if you're only 5 feet tall.

    'Exercise is a waste of time'?
    What do you think walking is then?
    Isn't that exercise?
    Originally posted by Pollycat
    Well of course 5' 11"

    Thanks for pulling me up on that, obvious it was meaningless.

    Good luck fj
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