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Re: Overweight climbers.

Post by timisimaginary » Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:47 am

the quickest easiest way to lose weight? spend a week camping at the busiest lake you can find, and drink unfiltered water from that lake every day. your weight is guaranteed to plummet in short order.
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Re: Overweight climbers.

Post by highpilgrim » Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:12 am

timisimaginary wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:47 am
the quickest easiest way to lose weight? spend a week camping at the busiest lake you can find, and drink unfiltered water from that lake every day. your weight is guaranteed to plummet in short order.
That will work.
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Re: Overweight climbers.

Post by SamWerner » Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:19 am

timisimaginary wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:47 am
the quickest easiest way to lose weight? spend a week camping at the busiest lake you can find, and drink unfiltered water from that lake every day. your weight is guaranteed to plummet in short order.
Try the newest weight loss drug, Giardia!
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Re: Overweight climbers.

Post by ker0uac » Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:58 am

Those trendy diets are dumb. Losing weight can be a year-long endeavor, you need patience. You shouldn't weigh yourself everyday. In fact, hide that scale. Losing weight is a consequence of revamping your diet and altering your metabolism. You measure your progress by how much you are sticking to that plan.

My tips are to workout on an empty stomach and focus on HIIT exercises. I'd ignore the gym rats who say cardio is a waste of time.

One more tip: drink a lot of water, even when you are not thirsty
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Re: Overweight climbers.

Post by Harrison1991 » Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:29 am

I’ll add one thing; it’s easier to lose the weight, than it is to maintain that weight loss. Most diets have very high recidivism rates
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Re: Overweight climbers.

Post by FireOnTheMountain » Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:10 pm

Harrison1991 wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:29 am
Most diets have very high recidivism rates.
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Re: Overweight climbers.

Post by Harrison1991 » Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:49 pm

FireOnTheMountain wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:10 pm
Harrison1991 wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:29 am
Most diets have very high recidivism rates.
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Re: Overweight climbers.

Post by FireOnTheMountain » Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:03 pm

^ :lol: I'm elated my reference didn't fall on deaf ears.
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Re: Overweight climbers.

Post by Harrison1991 » Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:16 pm

FireOnTheMountain wrote:
Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:03 pm
^ :lol: I'm elated my reference didn't fall on deaf ears.
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Re: Overweight climbers.

Post by Jim Davies » Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:57 am

I lost 25 pounds in the year before my 14er finisher, but I wouldn't recommend my program - it was extremely expensive, unpleasant, and made my hair fall out. https://www.14ers.com/php14ers/triprepo ... trip=15577

I've also tried the giardia diet three times, and it didn't work for me. YMMV
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Re: Overweight climbers.

Post by Wildernessjane » Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:48 pm

Jim Davies wrote:
Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:57 am
I lost 25 pounds in the year before my 14er finisher, but I wouldn't recommend my program - it was extremely expensive, unpleasant, and made my hair fall out. https://www.14ers.com/php14ers/triprepo ... trip=15577

I've also tried the giardia diet three times, and it didn't work for me. YMMV
What a story! You are truly an inspiration, though I wouldn’t want to try that out as a weight loss strategy.
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Re: Overweight climbers.

Post by nunns » Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:18 pm

LetsGoMets wrote:
Mon Apr 12, 2021 12:48 pm
nunns wrote:
Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:27 am
pvnisher wrote:
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Eat real food. (1)
Not too much. (2)
Mostly plants. (3)

1. Things you can recognize. Not just the name but the shape of the ingredient.

2. It's less than you think. Eat small meals more often to combat hunger. Chew some gum.

3. Bread and pasta aren't plants.

If you do those things, and only those things, I promise you'll lose weight. Exercise is like 20 percent, diet is 80 percent of how you look and perform until you get to a high level.




Fortunately when you get older, you have to go to #3 (and take #2 more seriously).

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I think you mis-typed a word in your response so I fixed it for you.
Hahaha, no. I love a big plate of pasta and sauce with 8 pieces of garlic bread. Can't do that every other day anymore though, unless I want to weight 100 kilos.

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