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My 50 lb loss in 90 days (with pics)

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Old 03-08-2010, 06:17 PM   #1
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Default My 50 lb loss in 90 days (with pics)

Well this was exciting enough for my first post in the mini-goal forum.

I joined 3FC 3 months ago and have been on this process for the last 90 days. As of Saturday when I hit the official 90 day mark, I also hit my official 50 lbs lost mark.

Started at 260 and am down to 210.

I'm thankful to 3FC, reading and posting here has been a big contributor to my progress thus far. I've been posting regularly in this progress thread Randomcard's Progress Thread which has a lot of fun stuff about my successes and failures.

Progress Pics
I just posted progress pictures in my thread...
50 lb loss Before/After Pictures

While a lot of things have contributed to my progress, most of which are detailed in my thread, I can sum it up in a few key points....

Nutrition
Used TheDailyPlate to calorie count, goal of hitting 1800-2000 cals a day, but zigzagged quite a bit from that range. Focused on getting a lot of protein, low fat/carb, but did not technically restrict any foods. Drastically cut down on processed solo carby food (bread, chips, pasta, etc.). Completely changed how I eat on the road since I travel a ton.

Exercise
Working out 4-5 times a week in the gym. Never repeat the same exercises within a week. Mixed up cardio between machines, running, basketball, sprints, swimming, etc. Plenty of weight lifting interspersed. Incorproated a lot more physical activity into my day, especially in playing with my toddler.

What's Next
Still have 20 lbs to hit my current goal of 190. I think I'll be pretty pleased at that weight (although still considered quite high for my height). I might reevaluate, but don't want to to start losing muscle mass so we'll see.


Thanks to 3FC for letting a guy in here, and for all the fantastic advice, support, and inspiration I've received every day!
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Old 03-08-2010, 06:19 PM   #2
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Yay! That is awesome. At the rate you are losing, you will hit your goal in no time.
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Old 03-08-2010, 06:29 PM   #3
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Congrats!! You look great! Awesome job!
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Old 03-08-2010, 06:33 PM   #4
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Congratulations that's amazing!
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Old 03-08-2010, 06:49 PM   #5
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Thats fantastic! Congrats!!
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Old 03-08-2010, 06:51 PM   #6
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Such a big difference! Great job!
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Old 03-08-2010, 06:54 PM   #7
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Congratulations!
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Old 03-08-2010, 07:10 PM   #8
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Congratulations! You look really good. You can really see the difference!
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Old 03-08-2010, 07:28 PM   #9
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Wow! What a transformation, congratulations!
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Old 03-08-2010, 08:30 PM   #10
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congrats keep up the good work
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Old 03-08-2010, 08:39 PM   #11
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Old 03-08-2010, 09:02 PM   #12
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Wow!! Congratulations!!! keep it up!

Maybe I need to show this to hubby for encouragement. He is 5'5" at 235. I worry about his health everyday. He worries too, but is too tired after work to exercise.
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Congratulations, I am so glad to hear you did it with a healthy diet and exercise program.
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Old 03-08-2010, 09:07 PM   #14
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woah! you didn't say you were nekkid! Congrats.
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Wow, amazing!
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