3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Diet Central > General Diet Plans and Questions > LA Weight Loss

please please help

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-23-2009, 01:12 PM   #1
twinkletwinkle1
 
Posts: n/a

Default please please help

I was on LA wight loss program last year and did very well. I have been reading the posts here and it seems like some things have changed. I was wondering if you could give me some clarity on a few things. The last plan I was on was Red w/lites (weight at the time 182) I was put on that plan because I was working out 5-6 hours a week. Now I am 205 pounds, and I will begin working out 5-6 hours a week again without lites. What plan should I use? Also, I was thinking of doin the master cleanse to help boost results, what do you think about that? Oh yeah I am 5'4. Thanks!!!
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2009, 07:03 PM   #2
Amy- Red w/Lites
 
amylou7777's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Northern California
Posts: 846

S/C/G: 286/ticker/199

Height: 5'9

Default

I would say you would probably stay on red so long as you were working out that much. You can use luna bars or other comparable supplements to act as lites, or just try red w/o and see if you get a good losing streak.

I have had friends do the cleanse and I've heard mixed reviews. If you think it will help you get your head in the game so to speak, I'd say go for it. I know there are arguments both ways as far as the health benefits, but it might set you on the right track.

Let us know how you do!
__________________
AMY on LAWL since 6/6/07




amylou7777 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2009, 08:17 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
BarbaraB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 1,234

S/C/G: 207/?/160

Height: 5'8"

Default

I do think they probably would have still put you on Red at your current weight. If you need to drop down later to keep losing, you'd go to Blue, which is the same exchanges with a smaller protein portions. (basically wherever you got 8 oz you'd get 6 and where you'd get 6 you drop to 4 oz). Both of those plans are typically used for those who exercise a fair amount or have an active job.

It is quite likely at the 182 there were close to moving you to Blue, although they usually keep you at the current plan until you stall out on losing for awhile.

I've bought Luna bars on amazon for a reasonable price. I've often used zone bars too. I've tried a variety of bars, and haven't found a huge difference as long as they contained a goodly amount of protein. I think it is the protein that keeps you from getting hungry for awhile.

If you wish to do less than 5-6 hours of working out, you could try purple. Which is about the same as Red with one less starch and half a protein (I think that is what it is anyway). Perhaps if you start out kind of slow at the gym, you could do purple for a short time and then ramp up to Red once your workouts get up to a level that you are feeling the need for more calories.
__________________
ON LAWL since 9/5/2006
BarbaraB is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:33 AM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2