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  1. Revised is offline

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    Posted On:
    5/25/2008 2:30pm

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    Slimming down

    Hello

    I have been lurking around this forum for some time now. Only recently i have registered for a account on here. I started taking BJJ and i start a MMA class June 3rd. I weigh about 180-185 pounds and im only 5'9. Im looking for a great and safe way to slim down to about 170-175. Alot of my weight is consisted in my stomach area and i really would like to be at that 170 weight or even 165 if i can make it there.

    I have been working out with a friend but im still not sure on what to do. I just want to slim down and gain muscle for the classes.

    If anyone can help me it would be very appreciated.

    -G@BE
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    5/25/2008 2:38pm


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    Gaining muscle and losing weight are counter goals.

    You typically do one or the other first.

    Were I you, I would attend BJJ as often as you can, and supplement the typically intense cardio of BJJ by lifting weights on your off days.

    The weight will come off in time, but you need to build a solid base of muscle first to be truly efficient.

    See this thread regarding what kind of weight lifting you should be doing:
    Guide to Novice Barbell Training, aka the Official RIPPETOE-STARTING STRENGTH FAQ - Bodybuilding.com Forums
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    5/25/2008 2:41pm

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    So just by attending the classes i should be able to lose it? The class is twice a week and im not sure how long the MMA class is a week only cuz it has not started.

    thanks though any other help or personl advice would be awesome.

    thanks

    -G@BE
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    Posted On:
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    This works for me:

    running intervals (most important Ive found)
    aerobic running ... but keep the distance low enough to not cause muscle loss nor impede muscle gain (compare a sprinter to a marathon runner)
    Keep the protein intake up - 1 gram of protein per pound bodyweight prefering animal protein sources (this could be considered controversial so do your own research).
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    Posted On:
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    Revised, check the sticky thread and read the nutrition links in it.
    Read this for flexibility and injury prevention, this, this and this for supplementation, this on grip conditioning, and this on staph. New: On strenght standards, relationships and structural balance. Shoulder problems? Read this.

    My crapuous vlog and my blog of training, stuff and crap. NEW: Me, Mrs. Macho and our newborn baby.

    New To Weight Training? Get the StrongLifts 5x5 program and Rippetoe's "Starting Strength, 2nd Ed". Wanna build muscle/gain weight? Check this article. My review on Tactical Nutrition here.

    t-nation - Dissecting the deadlift. Anatomy and Muscle Balancing Videos.

    The street argument is retarded. BJJ is so much overkill for the street that its ridiculous. Unless you're the idiot that picks a fight with the high school wrestling team, barring knife or gun play, the opponent shouldn't make it past double leg + ground and pound - Osiris
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    Eat more plants, and continue weight training but with higher reps and slightly lower weight (shoot for 3 sets of 10-12). Fat burning is something that should be handled aggressively, I would highly suggest not breaking your weight training schedule, and cutting out as many animal products as possible. Plant protein sources are nuts, seeds, grains, and legumes (beans and pods). My fat burn daily food plan goes as follows:
    Morn - Fruit Smoothie with hemp,pea,and rice protein
    Lunch - enormous salad, diverse, sprouts, broccoli, carrots, DARK greens onions, whatever you want.
    Dinner - Beans and brown rice (or some variation...like lentils and quinoa)

    for snacks, nuts and veggies are great...also clif bars, organic food bars, etc
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     Style: Heal-Jitsu..yet again :-(

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    how the hell do you get enough protein with that diet?
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    Posted On:
    6/02/2008 10:34am


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    I'm no weight lifter, so I can't really speak from that perspective, but....

    ...intro to nutrition will tell you that you can obtain sufficient protein levels from vegetables and legumes. I think there are only a few things you can't obtain from plants that require supplementary intake from other sources to complete your RDI.
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    Posted On:
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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeTKDnCT
    Eat more plants, and continue weight training but with higher reps and slightly lower weight (shoot for 3 sets of 10-12). Fat burning is something that should be handled aggressively, I would highly suggest not breaking your weight training schedule, and cutting out as many animal products as possible. Plant protein sources are nuts, seeds, grains, and legumes (beans and pods). My fat burn daily food plan goes as follows:
    Morn - Fruit Smoothie with hemp,pea,and rice protein
    Lunch - enormous salad, diverse, sprouts, broccoli, carrots, DARK greens onions, whatever you want.
    Dinner - Beans and brown rice (or some variation...like lentils and quinoa)

    for snacks, nuts and veggies are great...also clif bars, organic food bars, etc
    I am sorry to say that your diet sounds like my idea of hell; in my view as you will have to eat everyday of your life try not to look at eating as just filling up the tanks.

    Make eating something you look forward to, yes its important to eat a healthy balanced diet (minimum 7 portions of friut and veg plenty of oily fish not too much trans fat etc) but that does not mean that your days eating should literally resemble some sort of bland compost.

    Sorry about the thread derail!
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    Posted On:
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     Style: Heal-Jitsu..yet again :-(

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    my diet is pretty boring and is all about re-fueling - not enjoyment. i eat what i need to and leave out the crap with the exception of the cheat day. i eat tuna like its crack, eat uncooked veggies, drink my protein drinks, eat kefir and throw in some peanut butter in there somewhere. I do what i need to do to get my 130 grams of protein a day. i also just say no to rice, pasta, potatos and bread. that along with martial arts and power lifting keeps me in shape. want to slim down? clean up your diet and hit the heavy weights. and definitely make sure you get enough protein. i never got enough as a vegan so i started eating fish. am happy now.
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