+ Reply to Thread
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 24 of 24
  1. #21
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    13,067
    Thanks
    9,846
    Thanked
    12,959
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 9/1/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 7/11/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 3/10/14100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by IndigoJ View Post
    Nope, took me 8mths to lose a single gram. I walked 10km a day, everyday and ate perfectly. It can take up to 6mths for your metabolism to reset, so it's not always as easy as diet and exercise. Plus you need to be doing the right kind of exercise. Your body is smart, if you don't change it up it will anticipate the work its doing and well store energy.
    I totally agree with you: you need to do the right type of exercise. And if after 8 months of walking you only lost a gram hat would suggest walking alone was not the right type of exercise for you. As you mentioned your boys gets used to something and stores fat.

    If you stagnate you need to kick things up a notch. Run, do interval training, introduce some weights.

    OP: if what you are doing isn't working can you get a personal trainer to do up a training plan for you to make sure you are doing the right exercise?

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to VicPark For This Useful Post:

    IndigoJ  (06-05-2014)

  3. #22
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    3,282
    Thanks
    2,627
    Thanked
    1,273
    Reviews
    10
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I'm struggling right now aswell. I'm finding that I do much better if I have ready cut up fruit and veg to have as snacks so I leave the chips etc alone! Also every time I get hungry I drink a bottle of water first - makes sure it wasn't just thirst and also keeps my water intake up!
    I do pole dancing and aerial fitness for 2 hrs each week. It's great because I'm having fun so I don't realise I'm exercising. I always find the gym just depresses me lol. Have a think about something you enjoy doing like dancing, boxercise etc and find some classes that incorporate that so it doesn't feel like a chore and you actually look forward to doing it!

  4. #23
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    2,248
    Thanks
    489
    Thanked
    1,263
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    I totally agree with you: you need to do the right type of exercise. And if after 8 months of walking you only lost a gram hat would suggest walking alone was not the right type of exercise for you. As you mentioned your boys gets used to something and stores fat.

    If you stagnate you need to kick things up a notch. Run, do interval training, introduce some weights.

    OP: if what you are doing isn't working can you get a personal trainer to do up a training plan for you to make sure you are doing the right exercise?
    Yeah I'd say the walking wasn't cutting it either.

    I went from doing no exercise to running 5km 4-5 times a week. Within 8 weeks I'd lost 10kg. However within 8 weeks my metabolism adapted to that exercise and despite continuing to follow that exact same exercise plan for the last 4 months, i haven't lost anymore. It's very well documented that there's a weightless plateau.

  5. #24
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    4,187
    Thanks
    1,622
    Thanked
    2,178
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    You don't mention if you're still breastfeeding but like PP mentioned it can cause some people to hold onto weight. I've just weaned and, after struggling to lose a gram for 10 months, 3kgs have just fallen off in less than a month without trying. I'm sure some of that's been my boobs but most looks like it's come off my stomach. I didn't start to lose weight until I weaned my first either.

    Sent from my GT-S5830 using The Bub Hub mobile app

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to Stretched For This Useful Post:

    Sonja  (06-05-2014)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 15
    Last Post: 21-01-2014, 19:37
  2. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-01-2014, 12:24

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
TPS Health Physiotherapy and Pilates
TPS Health Physiotherapy and Pilates has three clinics located at Morningside, Redlands and Lutwyche. We offer pre and post natal services as well as physiotherapy and Pilates. All clinics offer child minding services so bubs are always welcome!
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!