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Weight Loss For Quadriplegic




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#1 St. Peter

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 07:02 AM

Hi,I've been thinking of taking Marijuana to lose weight, but I'm not fully aware of its effect on my body and mind.Could any of you Quads enlighten of its pros and cons?
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#2 Trinity

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 08:23 AM

1 word of advice.........

MUNCHIES!!!!

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#3 curbyi

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Posted 18 October 2011 - 02:01 PM

Could i recommend Coke or maybe smack for your weight loss programme far better results i would imagine.

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Personally in my experience to lose weight you have too do what ever exercise you can, a hand bike can be purchased for 50.

Secondly calorie intake forget the normal 2500 kcal for men and 2000 kcal for women.

For me to reach my tipping point and actually lose weight i eat no more than a 1000kcal a day and very slowly have began to lose weight.
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#4 Tetracyclone

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 02:16 AM

Marijuana would make you gain weight- was that your goal?

For weight loss do what able bodied people do- more exercise and less food.

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 02:06 PM

Could i recommend Coke or maybe smack for your weight loss programme far better results i would imagine.

Joke!!

Personally in my experience to lose weight you have too do what ever exercise you can, a hand bike can be purchased for 50.

Secondly calorie intake forget the normal 2500 kcal for men and 2000 kcal for women.

For me to reach my tipping point and actually lose weight i eat no more than a 1000kcal a day and very slowly have began to lose weight.

Hi Curby,

I do the same as you. We eat a large lunch and in the evening, we'll eat a salad or nothing at all.

Good luck.


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#6 ebeth

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 07:06 PM

I've been loosing weight by doing cardio for 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week. I also lift weights 2 or 3 times a week. Finally, I also eat around 1200 to 1300 calories per day. I eat 4 times a day and I'm sure to get a healthy balance of the 4 food groups. I avoid processed foods, fast food and junk food as much as possible. I try to stick with wholesome, natural foods. So far I'm down 2 clothing sizes and I feel a lot better. In conclusion, live a healthy lifestyle instead of going on a temporary diet.

#7 SpencerNY1

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 10:32 PM

1000 calories or less is the only way


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