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Posted On:3/07/2008 11:12am
NAGA is coming up in about 6 weeks I think.
I am entering the no gi beginners <strike>old man</strike>, I mean masters, division. I have no clue about dropping weight so any advice or links to said advice are welcome.
thanks in advance
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Posted On:3/07/2008 11:18am
Style: Muay Thai (BJJ hiatus)
How much do you need to drop?
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Posted On:3/07/2008 11:27am
I don't know..
I am 186#, 6 foot, and fit. I only have about 5 - 7 "extra" pounds which I can easily drop in time.
Middleweight is 170 to 179 and that would be cake for me. However welter is 160 to 169 and I am wondering if I could/should try and hit that. Most of my 20's were spent at 165 and 170 so I don't feel I'd be overly small at that weight.
So is 16 pounds a lot?
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Posted On:3/07/2008 11:39am
Last time I made a concerted effort to drop weight was wrasslin in HS...and that was the bottled water & tic-tac diet.
I never grappled again.
Posted On:3/07/2008 12:04pm
Obvious things would be to cut down your carb intake (including beer) and running more.
I dropped 10kilos by running in a sweatsuit, wouldnt really recommend it though
Posted On:3/07/2008 12:18pm
Yeah.. cycling season has started here again. Judging by my weight loss last year I can drop 8 to 10 pounds as long as the weather cooperates and I stay away from the cheesy poofs.
If I did that would cutting another 5 or so pounds in water weight be hard?
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Posted On:3/07/2008 12:24pm
5 pounds in water isn't that hard to get off, it's keeping it off that's the problem. You don't want to be walking around dehydrated.
Posted On:3/07/2008 12:35pm
Style: various cma's
if you can adjust your diet enough to walk around at 178-79 then you'll have no problem cutting it the last week.
Posted On:3/07/2008 12:36pm
Style: creonte on hiatus
prof, you'll need to drop an average of 2.6666 pounds per week (0.381lbs/day) consistently and at a minimum - it should be manageable unless you are eating crap.
People have been known to drop up to 4lbs after a hard roll or a hard aerobic activity (.ie. running balls out on a treadmill for 40 minutes.) That's just water... and perhaps a mighty crap.... srlsy.
I have no clue how this can affect your performance when you go to NAGA, but one sure way to is to cut down your carb intakes in half, concentrating most of their intake during the first half of your day. The last thing you want is to take your carbs at night.
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