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Old 07-30-2012, 06:54 AM   #1
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Hi, first of all my name is David, I'm 16 and I come from Austria (mid-europe) so please neglect minor grammatical and verbal mistakes.
I'm struggling to lose weight for about 5 years now although I am not "too" obese, I am 6.1 foot tall and I weigh 211 pounds.
Now here comes the twist: I already lost much weight due to extreme diets so now I am at a point where I can't lose or gain any weight (I am sure I can although it just doesn't work for me). It doesn't matter whether I eat extremely healthy and exercise or I just sit all day and eat fast food. Of course this is not good for my motivation.
Has anyone of you any tips and/or solutions for my problem?

Here are some facts about me:
>I am a vegetarian
>I eat healthy (for now)
>I don't exercise but my job is hard enough
>I don't binge eat

Thanks in advance for the help!
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:36 AM   #2
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Depending on your build, 210lb at 6'1 might be alright: you're not very overweight at all, which might be part of your problem.

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- How many pounds are you looking to lose?

- Do you count calories? If not, you should start.

- At your height/weight, body recomposition might be the best thing to focus on: lift heavy weights, eat a healthy diet that is high in protein, and swap out some fat for some muscle. A program such as those in the New Rules of Lifting series would be a great place to start.
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Old 07-30-2012, 11:30 AM   #3
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Thank you for the fast answers!

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- How many pounds are you looking to lose?
I'd like to get down to 165 lbs but any kind of feeling of success would be enough for me.

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Do you count calories? If not, you should start.
Well, it's not exactly calorie counting but I keep records of what I eat and I rate it on a scale from one to ten so I get an average day and week calorie income.

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lift heavy weights, eat a healthy diet that is high in protein,...
noted!

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Servus David!
Servus!

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Counting calories is a good way to keep track of how much you really are eating.
Looks like I'll really have to start doing that!

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go to an online calculator
Can you recommend a trustworthy one?

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talking with a doctor
The sad thing is, the doctors I frequently visit tend to be neglecting me/not taking me seriously.

You both already helped me a lot!
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