This one's for the athletes out there.

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    Dec 29, 2008 3:55 AM GMT
    Got Strong and put on wieght... too much weight.

    I'm a hurdler, i train 6 days a week and I lift weights.

    Got to Snatching the big 200lbs and Power Cleaning 270lbs but at 195 lbs thats useless. I'm looking to cut the new weight for late February and I don't think eating less or some diet under 3500 calories is gunna cut it.

    ya im punny.... what...


    I'll be duin no hypertrophy and upper body lifting is only going to be with my body weight or in the 20 rep range. as far as olympic lifts they will be 3 rep max.

    other than using so simple carbs in post workout drinks do you guys have any other tips?

    wanna keep the strength and loose the weight. I'm still young lol this should still be doable icon_razz.gif

    i weighed 175 3 months ago and wasn't as fat as I am now, weight gainers and 7000 calorie diets will do that.
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    Dec 29, 2008 8:02 AM GMT
    I'm not a nutrionist or weight trainer, but I lost mass by increasing my aerobic activity. One of my very best buds started running and dropped mass. Might be something to look into.
  • GQjock

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    Dec 29, 2008 11:52 AM GMT
    If you're into track my man
    Then you got the tools to get you lean

    Like erik said you're going to have to get out on that track and increase the cardio to burn off some of those excess stored cals
    simple math equation
    the output has to be more than the input
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    Dec 29, 2008 4:16 PM GMT
    It's funny that people have a problem losing weight when I can't gain weight... I've been stuck at 165 for the past couple of years but at 6'1", thats not going to cut it for my collegiate swimming career for the level of competition I am in. People tell me to eat more... HA, I consume close to 6000 cals a day, but swim 22 hours a week so its kind of hard to gain weight.
    If you wanna lose weight, up your cardio like the two guys above me said. Also doing some cross training with swimming could help you keep your strength, work more muscle groups, and help cut the weight.
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    Dec 30, 2008 5:51 AM GMT
    thanks guys, i really appreciate the feed back.

    but as a sprinter cardio is well... it doesnt have its place in sprinting lol

    i will attempt more tempo style workouts and abuse with lactic acid but the last thing i want to do is loose the fast twitch.

    anything else boys?

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    Dec 30, 2008 6:36 AM GMT
    I was a distance runner, but still, I'd imagine that sprinters want to do some endurance running - that's cardio.

    Otherwise just do lots of sprints. Even us distance runners didn't only run distance. We'd do sprints, too. So sprint 100m and then walk it back. Repeat. Say 30 times. Or up it to 400m. See if you can do 16 of those in under, say, 70 seconds. Run a (400m) lap and walk half a lap and repeat.