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Good news! Beer bellies are a myth!
« Reply #30 on: June 15, 2013, 05:49:39 AM »
I never had a beer belly until I opened my brewery. Sat at an office desk job 40+ hours a week and barely an oz of fat. Now I'm on my feet all day lifting heavy things and running from one end of brewery to other with barely a minute to grab lunch.  But at 4 o'clock after brewing all day I find myself compelled to hit the taps.
The same here.
I think I gain 20 lb in 2 years.
I tell to my kids that I need that muse to lift 150 lb kegs.

And the worst of it Is rarely have beer at home.
Nobody told me that before I opened a brewery.

I am pushing past 20 lbs now. And I always make sure there's at least 2 taps at home. That's another part of the problem! I still work out by weight lifting 3 or 4 days a week in addition to brewery work and hiking another 2 days a week but it's no use. I keep getting fatter!

OTOH the other part of the equation is I turned 43 last October.
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« Reply #31 on: June 15, 2013, 06:19:32 AM »
What are you eating majorvices?
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« Reply #32 on: June 15, 2013, 07:52:06 AM »
What are you eating majorvices?

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« Reply #33 on: June 15, 2013, 09:11:19 AM »
What are you eating majorvices?

Lots! ;)

I eat pretty healthy. Very little fast food. It's the beer and second helpings that are killing me!

I'm still in pretty good shape though. For  a brewer.

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« Reply #34 on: June 15, 2013, 09:20:30 AM »
I think you are right. It is the second helping.
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« Reply #35 on: June 15, 2013, 10:54:07 AM »
FYI: I was sucking my gut in on that picture
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« Reply #36 on: June 15, 2013, 11:47:20 AM »
What are you eating majorvices?

Lots! ;)

I eat pretty healthy. Very little fast food. It's the beer and second helpings that are killing me!

I'm still in pretty good shape though. For  a brewer.



Looks like you lost a few pounds of hair!
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« Reply #37 on: June 15, 2013, 12:55:54 PM »

If they're a myth, I'm carrying around a great big myth on the front of my body!

Skinny homebrewers scare me.

Don't come near me then!

6'4" with a 32" waist, 48 years old and a svelt 152 lbs, good genes run in the family. My brother is 6'7" and about 190-we make and drink a lot of beer!
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Good news! Beer bellies are a myth!
« Reply #38 on: June 15, 2013, 03:02:10 PM »
What are you eating majorvices?

Lots! ;)

I eat pretty healthy. Very little fast food. It's the beer and second helpings that are killing me!

I'm still in pretty good shape though. For  a brewer.



Looks like you lost a few pounds of hair!

Nah. I just don't shave my back anymore!
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« Reply #39 on: June 15, 2013, 06:09:42 PM »
At 25 I was a bobcat at about 35 I morphed to grizzly bear, at >50 I'm heading toward Pooh bear

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« Reply #40 on: June 15, 2013, 08:37:50 PM »
Ya look great for an old man Major :)
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« Reply #41 on: June 16, 2013, 04:57:00 AM »
Ya look great for an old man Major :)

I was thinking the same thing about you! :D
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« Reply #42 on: June 17, 2013, 06:46:22 AM »
FYI: I was sucking my gut in on that picture

Ha! Looking good man!  ;)

On that note: I have to say that you are what you eat.

Drinking a lot of beer will tend to put the weight on, but your metabolism/genetics play a big role as well.
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« Reply #43 on: June 19, 2013, 02:10:49 PM »
I really watched what I ate and worked outside doing Hydroseeding and landscaping from the time I was thirty till 41 and I still went from 135 to 175. Spent 7 years working in a office, went up to 198 and now at 50 I just got down to 192 and my doctor says I got 15 more. Would be ok if I was about 4 inches taller. Trying to quit drinkin during the week as the extra weight is killing my back.

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« Reply #44 on: June 19, 2013, 06:36:25 PM »
I swear sometimes the more physical the labor the heavier you will be. For one thing, you have to feed the machine to keep going. And the heavier you are the stronger you can be. Trying to lose weight while doing physical labor is extremely hard.
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