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Title: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: weazletoe on February 17, 2010, 01:36:09 AM
   So, I started a diet program yesterday. six meals a day, smaller portions, a protein and a carb. Drinking tons of water. ONe gallon plus per day. I'm hitting the tread mill, and weights. I started at 235, and My goal is 215. I'm happy to say, I've already lost 4.5#. I know a lot is water weight, but it's still cool to say I lost 4.5lbs.
   Cool thing is, the plan I'm doing gives you a "free day". So, Sundays I can go nuts, and even hit the taps. Wish me best, my brewers.  8)
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: dhacker on February 17, 2010, 01:52:30 AM
All the best, brew bro.

Don't know about no pants brewing, but dropping 20 lbs. will definitely mean new pants brewing . . .   :D
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: blatz on February 17, 2010, 02:57:03 AM
good luck barry

my best advice is to really focus on running.  you can shred pounds in no time if you start running, and can even drink a bunch of beer every now and then and not show it.  set a race as your goal and work toward it - maybe there's a 10k in the spring or something up there - look up a plan (I like halhigdon.com) and work at it. 

BTW - aren't you like 6'5" - 235 ain't that bad at that height, my man.
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: weazletoe on February 17, 2010, 03:09:29 AM
I'm 6'3". I'm not really fat anywhere, except a belly. I think I am going to look and see what I can enter, as far as a marathon, or something. That would be a great goal. Thanks for the encouragement.
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: The Professor on February 17, 2010, 03:40:23 AM
Good luck man...I'm doing something similar myself right now.  So far down 10lbs....hang in there...the first week is the toughest.

A word of advice...get your carbs from veggies rather than grains, bread, pasta,  or potatoes, and it goes a LOT faster.  And when you reintroduce the grain and starch based carbs, watch the portions, and you'll be fine.

Getting older with a slowed metabolism sucks.
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: denny on February 17, 2010, 03:48:29 AM
Way to go, buddy!  I'm making up for a lapse by hitting the treadmill nearly every day.  Some days you just don't wanna do it, and those are the days you need it the most.
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: tom on February 17, 2010, 04:25:20 AM
I'm 6'3". I'm not really fat anywhere, except a belly. I think I am going to look and see what I can enter, as far as a marathon, or something. That would be a great goal. Thanks for the encouragement.
It always amazes me how the body will react to training. Definitely plan ahead. 6 months is a good time period.
Last time we trained for a marathon we couldn't jog 3 miles without wheezing. Just before the marathon was scheduled we ran into friends. They said "just getting started?" after we had run 10 miles (of a 22 mile day).
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: a10t2 on February 17, 2010, 06:15:04 AM
Good on ya, Weaze. I'm right there with you - lost 22 pounds since July, with 6 more to go. My number one suggestion would be to count calories. I use caloriecount.about.com (http://caloriecount.about.com). As long as you're honest with yourself about intake and output, you can't *not* lose weight.

When in doubt, keep the diet the same, and increase the exercise. Weight training might hurt you on the scale, but it'll help you burn calories in the long run.

Make sure you have fun! No point getting healthy if you aren't enjoying the process.
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: majorvices on February 17, 2010, 12:55:03 PM
Good luck dude! The most important part of staying fit is to get off yer' butt. Turn the TV off and go for a walk, even if you hit the tread mill earlier in the day. ;)
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: ndcube on February 17, 2010, 01:00:05 PM
Way to go Wease.

I lost 15 lbs at the end of last year just by running 3 miles 3 - 4 times a week.  It felt great to get into good cardio shape but when I started back up this year I got my right IT band screwed up.  Probably from cheap shoes or my right leg might be a touch shorter.  I'm gonna do higher reps in the weightroom instead of my usual strength training to replace running for a while.
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: wzl46 on February 17, 2010, 02:24:34 PM
I suggest jiu jitsu, cardio and moderate weight training.  That regimen helped me lose about 40 pounds in the last year, but then again, being in Afghanistan without beer has helped.  My wife did what blatz said- she started running with half marathons as her goal.  With about 6 months of training and watching what she is eating, she has dropped a bunch of weight also. 
Jiu jitsu is more fun than running in my opinion, and just think- you might get lucky and find out where BFI trains.
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: beerocd on February 17, 2010, 02:41:18 PM
 
Jiu jitsu is more fun than running in my opinion, and just think- you might get lucky and find out where BFI trains.

Running is at least a thou$and cheaper a year though.  ;)
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: bluesman on February 17, 2010, 05:44:30 PM
They say to maintain a healthy diet, assure adequate rest and get good excercise. If I could maintain all three consistently, I would be in better shape.

Sounds like a good plan Weaz. Just make sure you get adequate rest.  ;)
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: a10t2 on February 17, 2010, 06:16:44 PM
Probably from cheap shoes

FWIW (and sorry to sidetrack the thread) there are many studies that suggest athletes who run in cheap shoes sustain fewer injuries. The more padding you have on the sole, the less perceived impact there is, and the more force you'll unconsciously transfer into your legs. A ball bearing superglued under the heel will do wonders for your form. ;D
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: ndcube on February 17, 2010, 06:40:52 PM
Probably from cheap shoes

FWIW (and sorry to sidetrack the thread) there are many studies that suggest athletes who run in cheap shoes sustain fewer injuries. The more padding you have on the sole, the less perceived impact there is, and the more force you'll unconsciously transfer into your legs. A ball bearing superglued under the heel will do wonders for your form. ;D

So if I wear the outside corner of my heals down faster, your saying to superglue a BB there?  or are you joking?
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: beerocd on February 17, 2010, 10:26:56 PM
Probably from cheap shoes

FWIW (and sorry to sidetrack the thread) there are many studies that suggest athletes who run in cheap shoes sustain fewer injuries. The more padding you have on the sole, the less perceived impact there is, and the more force you'll unconsciously transfer into your legs. A ball bearing superglued under the heel will do wonders for your form. ;D

So if I wear the outside corner of my heals down faster, your saying to superglue a BB there?  or are you joking?

A ball bearing under your heel would be so uncomfortable it would force you to run on the balls of your feet.
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: a10t2 on February 17, 2010, 10:42:30 PM
So if I wear the outside corner of my heals down faster, your saying to superglue a BB there?  or are you joking?

Nope, that's probably actually a pretty good technique you have. You want to land more or less in the middle of the foot, on the outside edge where you have a giant muscle for padding, then roll along the outer edge until you push off with the ball. It's called "pronation", which Nike has turned into a bad word, but it's the stride people who don't run in shoes naturally adopt.

A lot of people who have been running in thick-soled shoes their whole life land smack in the middle of the heel, which is the worst thing you can do, injury-wise. It's also a less efficient stride, since it doesn't take advantage of the natural alignment of the tendons in the foot and lower leg.
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: timo on February 18, 2010, 01:57:52 AM
Way to go Weaz !!!

Keep up the hard work. Been a while since we conversed....today I just happened to be looking at pics I had downloaded from you of some very delicious jalapenos wrapped in.....BACON!!!!


.....no pressure, OK?

TimO
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: weazletoe on February 18, 2010, 03:48:07 PM
delicious jalapenos wrapped in.....BACON!!!!


.....no pressure, OK?

TimO

 Truth be told, I'm leavibg tonight for a long weekend in Albany, NY. And yes, the wheels, and the rest of the cart are gonna fall off!!!!   ;D
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: bluesman on February 18, 2010, 04:06:58 PM
Weaz...I was thinkin' about these today.

Bacon wrapped cheddar chese stuffed jalapenos...with a nice IPA.  ;D

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3643/3683877115_5a2eb37117.jpg)
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: wzl46 on February 18, 2010, 05:23:28 PM
Weaz...I was thinkin' about these today.

Bacon wrapped cheddar chese stuffed jalapenos...with a nice IPA.  ;D

(http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3643/3683877115_5a2eb37117.jpg)

Do you put those things in the smoker, and if so, for how long?  That would be delish.  Just use the fat free bacon and fat free cheddar, and they will fit right into Weaze's diet plan.
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: bluesman on February 18, 2010, 05:35:39 PM
Awwww Yeaaahhh!

You just took them up another notch. To the smoker they will go!  :)
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: dimik on February 18, 2010, 10:23:43 PM
Dude, won't you lose your moobs that way? What'll you do then?
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: mikeypedersen on February 18, 2010, 10:42:32 PM
Dude, won't you lose your moobs that way? What'll you do then?
Think about how much he'll save on Manziers (way better name than the Bro).   ;D
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: SwashBuckling Drunk on February 19, 2010, 07:38:40 PM
This bacon craze is really taking off- at least in St Louis.  I recently went there to visit family.  We took a whirlwind tour of 4 microbreweries and two of them prominently featured bacon as an appetizer.  I'd never seen that before, but it sure was popular.

Weez- if you ever go to St Louis, make it on your diet off day and go check out the brewery in the old Lemp stable bldg.  Amazing old bldg, fresh brews and baskets of bacon.  I wish I woulda thought of that
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: beerocd on February 19, 2010, 08:33:37 PM
check out the brewery in the old Lemp stable bldg.  Amazing old bldg, fresh brews and baskets of bacon.  I wish I woulda thought of that

What's the name of the brewery at Lemp?
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: SwashBuckling Drunk on February 20, 2010, 06:39:13 PM
check out the brewery in the old Lemp stable bldg.  Amazing old bldg, fresh brews and baskets of bacon.  I wish I woulda thought of that

What's the name of the brewery at Lemp?

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=lemp+stable+brewery&l=1 (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=lemp+stable+brewery&l=1)
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: tubercle on February 21, 2010, 12:53:21 AM
Good luck with your program weazletoe.

 But, running is not an integral part of the Tubercle Diet and Fitness Plan

 Bacon, beer, pickled eggs and spam is though :P
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: beerocd on February 21, 2010, 02:41:47 PM

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=lemp+stable+brewery&l=1 (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=lemp+stable+brewery&l=1)

(http://deconstructingthoughts.mlblogs.com/Soccer%20Fail.jpg)
Why bring up the brewery in the first place if you're going to come up with that sort of witty and original reply?
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: SwashBuckling Drunk on February 21, 2010, 06:08:53 PM
I apologize.  I didn't know the name of the place, just that its in the stable and they serve bacon.
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: weazletoe on February 23, 2010, 10:50:27 PM
Quick update.....While in New York this past weekend, all four wheels fell off. As off today, three are back with the final one tomorrow. (just as soon as I polish off this bag of Fritos  ;D)
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: beerocd on February 23, 2010, 11:14:20 PM
You almost went a week, congrats!
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: mikeypedersen on February 23, 2010, 11:42:02 PM
Quick update.....While in New York this past weekend, all four wheels fell off. As off today, three are back with the final one tomorrow. (just as soon as I polish off this bag of Fritos  ;D)
Have you ever looked at the Nutritional Info for Fritos Scoops?

Average Serving Size:  10 Chips
Total Fat:   10 Grams

That's 1 gram of fat PER CHIP!  :o  :o  :o

If only they weren't so damn delicious......
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: bluesman on February 24, 2010, 12:49:55 AM
Frito scoops are the bomb diggity dogg!
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: weazletoe on February 24, 2010, 12:56:09 AM
And the best thing to scoop with them is cottage cheese!   drool...........
Title: Re: A newer, helathier Weaze.
Post by: bluesman on February 24, 2010, 12:57:08 AM
Hot Chili con queso dip. Yeah Buuoooyyy!