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How to Lose 100 Pounds

Losing weight is never easy, especially when you are facing a large goal. Learn how counting calories, exercise, and lifestyle changes can help you lose 100 pounds.

By Madeline R. Vann, MPH

Medically Reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH

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If you are trying to lose 100 pounds, beyond diet and exercise you may need to examine other areas of your life to understand how best to achieve weight loss.

People who have 100 pounds or more to lose know all about what they should be doing to lose weight, says Gail Curtis, assistant professor at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC. In addition to nutrition and exercise, Curtis says it is important to consider stress, your sense of fulfillment, your work and home environment, and even people in your life who may be sabotaging your best diet efforts. Then you can concentrate on developing and sticking to a weight-loss plan.

How to Lose 100 Pounds: It Starts With Counting Calories

Counting calories is going to be a part of this process. Here are guidelines to follow:

  • If you want to lose a pound a week, you have to cut out 3,500 calories, or roughly 500 calories a day.
  • You never want to eat fewer than 1,200 calories a day, “and that’s on the low end,” says Curtis. You can always increase your physical activity, however.
  • You can safely aim to lose 1 percent of your body weight per week; a woman weighing 250 pounds should aim for a 2.5-pound loss per week, eating about 1,250 calories less per day.
  • Counting calories involves not just the food you eat, but also the calories you burn through exercise.
  • Keep a journal of what you ate, how much you exercised, and your thoughts and feelings at those times, and limit yourself to one weekly weigh-in to avoid focusing too much on the scale.

Good nutrition is key, says Curtis. Many people who want to lose 100 pounds are used to eating foods that are high in calories and low in nutrition. The challenge is to practice the reverse: Learn to eat the correct portions of foods that are low in calories but high in nutrition, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy.

How to Lose 100 Pounds: Break It Down Into Stages

How long it will take to lose 100 pounds varies — a 250-pound woman might need 40 weeks or more to achieve her goal — but Curtis recommends that you develop weekly and monthly goals that will help you track your progress and avoid becoming overwhelmed or discouraged. Attainable, feel-good goals include:

  • Being able to get down on the floor and play with your children or grandchildren
  • Being able to walk around the mall without feeling short of breath
  • Being able to do 20 minutes of physical activity three days a week — mornings are best, says Curtis (and work up to 30 minutes most days of the week)
  • Eating four servings of fruit or veggies every day of the week
  • Eating a healthy breakfast every day that includes a low-fat protein

How to Lose 100 Pounds: Exercise Is Non-Negotiable

Being physically active is an essential part of losing 100 pounds. “This was the biggest challenge for our clients,” says Curtis. “They would say they couldn’t do it because of their ankle or their back pain. But everybody can do an exercise program.”

Curtis recommends:

  • If you have a lot of joint pain, start with chair or water-based exercises.
  • Try walking short distances and gradually building up your endurance.
  • Involve a physical trainer or an exercise buddy as you get moving again.

How to Lose 100 Pounds: The Aftermath

Many people worry about how their body will look once they lose 100 pounds. This “depends on your age and condition of the skin,” says Curtis. “Some people’s skin will retract. For some it will not.” Once you reach your goal, if you find that sagging skin bothers you, you might want to investigate cosmetic surgery to remove excess skin.

Of course, the health and fitness advantages of losing 100 pounds, plus how much better you will look and feel in clothes, will more than make up for any after-effects of your overweight. With determination and a few smart diet strategies, you can achieve your goal.

How Much Weight Can You Lose in Four Months if You Weigh 230?

With a healthy diet and exercise, you can lose the weight you want to lose. In order to lose weight, you must burn off more calories than you consume. While many people feel weight loss should be instant, it takes time to get the physique you are looking for. At 230 pounds, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends losing weight at a rate of 1 to 2 lbs. per week. Dropping pounds fast is unhealthy.

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In order to lose weight, you must burn off more calories than you consume. This is done through exercise, healthy eating or a combination of the two. One pound equals 3,500 calories. The most healthy way to lose weight is to take off 1 to 2 lbs. a week. To do this, you must lower your caloric intake or increase the amount of calories you burn through exercise, or simply combine the two. The reason for losing 1 to 2 lbs. a week is because this will allow you to develop a habit of eating healthy and exercising on daily basis.

Losing Weight

In order to lose the weight you want to lose, you must develop what is called a caloric deficit. This can be done through a healthy diet, exercise or a combination of both. If your caloric deficit is 3,500 to 7,000 calories for the entire week, it is possible to lose between 16 and 32 pounds in four months. This is calculated based on an average of four weeks in a month. Sources say that it is possible to lose more weight by increasing your caloric deficit, however, it is not as healthy.

Decreasing Calories

The CDC says that in order to lose weight, cutting 500 to 1,000 calories per day will help you reach the recommended mark of 1 to 2 lbs. per week. By pairing this information with the recommendation of 60 to 90 minutes of moderate physical activity most days of the week, you will reach your goal of 16 to 32 lbs. of weight loss in four months.

Healthy Lifestyle

By the time you lose 16 to 32 lbs. in four months, it is very likely that you will continue the new lifestyle that you have started. Both the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion and CDC say that by losing weight gradually, you will develop a habit of exercising and eating healthy on a daily basis.

If I Weigh 245 Pounds, How Many Calories Should I Eat a Day to Lose Weight?

Cutting calories is an effective way to lose weight fast, even if you don’t exercise as much as you know you should. The USDA offers weight loss guidelines in its 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans report. This comprehensive report suggests limiting intake of sugar, salt and saturated fats. The USDA makes it easy to follow the guidelines spelled out in this report with its free MyPyramid tool. It can help design a customized diet to help you eat right and lose weight.

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In order to determine the ideal number of calories to target each day, MyPyramid considers several key factors beyond that of your body weight. It also factors in your age, gender, height and daily physical activity level to give you a more accurate depiction of how many calories is right for you. For instance, 18-year-olds weighing 245 pounds require more calories compared to a 60-year-old weighing the same amount. Also, males typically require more calories than females, and active people require more calories than sedentary people.

The food recommendations of the USDA include grains, vegetables, fruits, dairy and meat/beans. Most of your grains should come from whole grain sources, such as breads and cereals. A sample menu for a 30-year-old, 245-pound male includes 8 ounces of grains, 3 cups of vegetables, 2 cups of fruit, 3 cups of milk and 6.5 ounces of meat/beans. Choose low-fat or fat-free dairy and lean cuts of meat to avoid consumption of unhealthy saturated fats and added calories. A well-balanced, low-calorie meal may include chicken breast, side of seasoned broccoli and whole grain rice.

Using the example above for a 30-year-old male, the USDA recommends targeting 2,400 calories per day to help this person lose weight at a safe pace of 1 to 2 pounds per week maximum. A female of the same age and weight needs 1,800 calories a day to lose weight, according to MyPyramid. A 50-year-old male and female weighing 245 pounds should target 2,200 and 1,800 calories per day, respectively. These estimates are based on less than 30 minutes of exercise per day.

Im 15 and Weigh 240 Pounds. How can i lose weight?

Best Answer: Few things

-You’re brother may be super skinny, but there are a few factors: hes older (believe me I was round and stumpy in high school, and i weigh about 20 pounds more now at 23 but I look really skinny–your growth will even things out. Your brother is also probably ridiculously out of shape–he may be skinny, but be all body fat (my situation as well). Drinking will dehydrate you, add calories, induce rage and hangovers, and cause you to pee A LOT. So he may be living it up now, but in another few years (like one of my friends, his skinniness will turn into a beer gut (nasty!)). Also, everyone’s just different.

-I say you may be gaining weight because you are building muscle, it doesnt look like muscle because its under the fat and just making you bulky.

-Quitting drinking soda is an awesome choice! It will help you lose faster I promise.

-Running is good, but any cardio will work–in the summer, try to swim–works the whole body and is easy on your joints. Just remember cardio, and wait until you lose some more before doing muscle/strength training. Youtube has some great cardio workouts that you can do at home too.

-Eating: Don’t put yourself into starvation mode by not eating anything. Trick your body into feeling full but without the calories. I did and am currently on South Beach. The first time I did it, i lost about 12 pounds in 2 weeks, and i ddnt suffer to do it. I cut out carbs and sugar (yea even fruits), for two weeks, and then slowly introduced whole wheat and fruit back in, in moderation. The recipes will keep you full and theres really almost no restriction on how much you can eat since to eat 2,000 cals of vegetables would have you eating like. all day. Eat like 6 portions a day and you wont feel hungry. South beach has great recipe books, but you can modify almost anything to fit the rules when youre at restaurants

-Most importantly, sleep well, exercise, eating right, and doing things that make you happy. If you focus on losing pound for pound, its like watching a pot waiting for water to boil. If you give yourself a nice long timeline, and dont beat yourself up for slipping up, the weight will come off

AND, if it doesnt after all this, you may have water retention problems, or other medical needs as someone else says. Best thing is to see a doctor now and ask him/her what will help. they are professionals after all!

7 Factors That Determine How Fast You Can Lose Weight

1. How Overweight You Are

Chichiro (on the left who lost 177 Pounds in 7 Months) lost weight faster than Jammy (on the right who lost 81 Pounds in 6 Months) mainly because he weighed 100 pounds more than Jammy

The fatter you are = The quicker you’ll lose weight

A fatter person will lose weight FASTER than a lighter person because they have a higher metabolism or they require more calories/energy to maintain their current bodyweight.

For example, On a 1500 calorie diet…

  • A 300 pound person who’s metabolism burns 3000 calories per day would lose weight faster than a 150 pound person who’s metabolism burns 2000 calories a day because…
  • The 300 pound person’s metabolism would burn off 1500 calories of bodyfat per day to make up for the other 1500 calories they’re not eating vs. the 500 calories the 150 pound person’s metabolism would burn so…
  • Every 2 days the 300 pound person will lose almost a pound of fat on a 1500 calorie diet (lose 1 pound of fat = burning 3500 calories) and…
  • The 150 pound person will lose only 1 pound on fat every 7 days (500 calories x 7 days = 3500 calories) on a 1500 calorie diet.

A fatter person will lose weight FASTER than a lighter person doing the same weight loss activity for the same amount of time simply because more calories are burned (takes more energy) to move a heavier person. For example…

  • A 300 pound person may burn 1000 calories per hour doing any of these HIIT Workouts while a 150 pound person may only burn 500 calories per hour.
  • This is why you’ll lose weight faster or burn more calories when working out with a weight vest

So depending on how overweight you are it’s not only safe to lose more than 2 pounds a week… It’s almost impossible not to lose more than 2 pounds per week but as you lose weight your weight loss rate will slow down.

2. How Active You Are

The more active you are = the quicker you’ll lose weight.

  • The more intense you workout = the faster you’ll lose weight.
  • The longer you workout = the faster you’ll lose weight.
  • The more times a week you workout = the faster you’ll lose weight.
  • The more times a day you workout = the faster you’ll lose weight.
  • The more active you are while not working out = the faster you’ll lose weight.
  • Tip: The more time you spend in an area under 66℉ (19℃) = the faster you’ll lose weight (see why)
  • Important:DO NOT Eat back the calories you burn exercisingunless you want to lose weight slower.

Your ability to recover & how much rest you need will all affect how intense, how long, how many times a week and how many times a day you can workout.

3. How Much You Eat

The more you eat UNDER the amount of calories you need to maintain your weight = the faster you’ll lose weight. For example…

  • If you need to eat 2500 calories per day to maintain your weight then you’ll lose weight faster eating 1500 calories per day vs. 2000 calories per day.
  • Eating under 800-to-1200 calories is not recommend because you may not be able to deal with the cravings and/or hunger and you may gain back all the weight you lost.

4. How Much False Fat

If your diet before starting any weight loss plan was mainly carbs, high in salt, you drank little water and/or ate these bad foods then you’ve more than likely gained a lot of false fat or water weight.

You can quickly lose or flush out excess water weight or lose 5-to-20+ pounds in your first week on any weight loss plan depending on how much false fat you gained from bad eating habits, low water intake or medications

5. How Much Protein You Eat

Study after study after study shows that when protein is at least 30% of your diet you’ll lose weight faster.

  • You’ll burn an extra 262 calories per day.
  • You can lose 11 pounds in 12 weeks JUST by adding more protein to your diet
  • You’ll eat almost 500 less calories per day.
  • Use supplements like Optimum Nutrition Whey, Combat Crunch Bars or even Quest Protein Chips to help you get more protein in your diet.
  • Overall it DOES NOT MATTER WHAT YOU EAT when you’re trying to lose weight.
  • All that matters is how much you eat. see the NowLoss Diet & Can I Eat Anything I Want & Still Lose Weight but…
  • If you eat more weight loss foods and less bad foods then you’ll lose weight faster & easier since you’ll have less cravings and hunger that’ll will cause you to eat more slowing down your weight loss.
  • The more motivated you are = the quicker you’ll lose weight.
  • You’ll lose weight faster if you NEED to lose weight vs. just wanting or wishing to lose weight.
  • 7 Ways to Get Motivated to Lose Weight Fast

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Hi I’m 135kg roughly will know when i see my local gp today
175cm in height 23 year’s old.

I was wondering how mush you think i can lose before Christmas.

I’m going to the doctors today to make sure there no health problems to stop me from going to the gym(starting in two day’s)
I’ve also planned on going to my local pool daily unless giving instructions not to
My gym instructor said his gonna give me a strict workout plan as well as a meal plan.
Would love to hear what you have to say as I’m scared to start.

October 03, 2018

I’ve stopped counting calories as i wasn’t losing any weight but i honestly didn’t try hard enough.. from today i will be starting again

October 03, 2018

the workout/activiyt part looks fine but tracking calories is #1 important

October 03, 2018

Hi I weigh 300 pounds, what’s the max weight you seen lost? Or possible 55lbs? in a month, years ago I was an athlete so I can push it and jog 6 miles a day and maby do a 1200 calorie diet. Currently I don’t no my
intake.. Alot! I’m 29 male 5;11

September 29, 2018

look at the 2nd guy here – he lost 70 pounds in 2 months

September 30, 2018

J. 26y M 400 at 6’ 5” correctional Officer I want to drop to 300 before may. That’s 7 and a half months is that a obtainable goal.

September 18, 2018

easily attainable at your current weight

September 19, 2018

What are some steps you would suggest taking to start out

September 19, 2018

start here by seeing what program is best for you. I suggest you pick #3 & #5 together

September 19, 2018

5’5 275lbs presently want to drop to 200 that’s next goal mark by Feb? Could this process work w minimal mobility * dog walking occasional errands, dealing w basic movements & not too much sleep *dealing w senior parent?
I take in about 1500cal – mainly sugars & carbs.-sodas -need energy. No coffee or redbull. Blood work fine. Recently adding more “healthier choices”. Remove carbonated drinks- hunger increased. Eat small about 7 portions. Not much of Change in eating time. But down swirl is low energy. Plus lost weight was 310 & now 275. Hit a “slow” point / not losing at all. Any pointers?
Aside of increase mobility? & No diet supplements either.

September 18, 2018

this will help you lose weight without moving at all but the sub 1500 should be enough but if you hit a plateau,

how do you track calories? are you able to sacrifce 10-20 minutes for HIIT exercise

September 18, 2018

I’m on day 26 of a 30 day fast and I’ve only lost 10 pounds I read everything about fasting and everyone I saw on the internet lost 30 pounds or more in 30 days I only drank water and diet drinks I’m furious Do you have any ideas about what went wrong

September 06, 2018

what is your current weight and height

September 07, 2018

Aloha! I’m 313 pounds, 5 years post gastric bypass surgery. I started a 1500 calorie plan yesterday but I’m also a vegetarian so I only average 40-60 grams of protein a day. I just purchased Sunwarrior vegan protein which has 28g of protein per serving; I’ll start Sunwarrior as a protein meal replacement 1-2 times per day tomorrow. My goal is to weigh 280 pounds by my 34th birthday at the end of November, is that possible on 1500 calories a day at my weight? I also plan on adding cardio and strength training 15 minutes daily using YouTube HIIT, dance and resistance band workouts.

September 04, 2018

its very possible

September 04, 2018

I am 5’2 and weigh 203lbs.
I’m going back home In 8.4 weeks
I will do a 30 minute work out every day and watch my calories.
Is it possible to be 165-168lbs by that time.

September 03, 2018

i can see you losing at least 20 by then

September 03, 2018

Hey I’m 300 pounds now after giving birth to my son 8 weeks ago. before I was eating well over 3000 calories a day but now I’m currently eating 1200-1500 calories although it’s extremely hard, I’ll keep at it.. which exercise do you think I should do to help me get to my first goal weight of 250 pounds and how long do you think it would take ?

September 01, 2018

Also I’m doing intermittent fasting from 6pm to 8am

September 01, 2018

September 01, 2018

Yes the intermittent fasting 12-14 hours at night is amazing and I have more energy and less hours to overeat! Combined with Gym and running I’m getting slimmer and still eat tasty healthy food, plus coconut oil, turmeric and avoid dairy , pasta and bread.

September 12, 2018

Correction: I’m weighing 180. Want to drop down to 150. Is 45 days out of the question?
Thanks

September 01, 2018

possible. not probable. I can see 20 in 45 easily

September 01, 2018

I’m 200 pound , 31 yo male, 5’6″ . I will run an hour a day and lift weights an hour a day. Eating mainly fruits and veggies and a protein shake and bcaa and creatine to compliment wkout recovery. How long would you say I can drop weight to 150??

at least 3 months but I need to know your calorie intake

I am 35.
295 lbs.
I’ve gone to a high protein low carb low fat diet.
I have severe diastasis recti (severe separation of stomach muscles that can only be corrected thru surgery) and Type 2 Diabetic after having my kids.
I do 15-20 min punching bag and speed bag 6 days week (for the last 2 weeks).
I keep a food journal that helps me measure my calorie intake. I put down EVERYTHING I eat and drink.
I’ve maintained an average of 1400 calories a day.
I have lost 13 lbs in 20 days.
My goal is 175 lbs. How long do you think I may reach that?
Daily meals
Breakfast: 2 cups coffee with SF light creamer. 2 eggs with hot sauce.
Snack: Medium Apple
Lunch: 1 can of Tuna with 1 tablespoon olive oil mayo, hot sauce and pickle. Or 1 chicken breast.
Snack: 2 cups popcorn
Dinner: 1 chicken breast, 1/3 cup brown rice, and 1 cup green veggie.
How can I improve while still handling my food addiction?

the 13 pounds in 20 days is awesome and I have no idea how long that weight loss rate will stay high like that but i do know it will get slower as you get closer to 175

Unfortunately the link you replyed with to help with food addiction is not working. Thank you for responding so quickly! I will endeavor with my current diet, and work out. I do hope that as my weight loss continues, that I will find I have gained more energy. I also hope that means I will find myself doing more. Its been quite the challenge, and the results have astounded me to the point that its all very fun! From making my meals, planning them, and of course, beating the shot out of those bags every night when my crazy kids finally go to sleep!

sorry about that, try the link now

Hi I am a 240 pounds and 5’2″, 26 years old. I just recently 4 days ago stopped drinking sodas, fast food, junk food, and take out dinners. I try to drink 5 bottles of water a day, and i follow the intermitten fasting plan where i eat from 1pm to 8pm eating between 1000 and 1200 calories a day. I use the my fitness pal app to help calculate my nutrition intake. I use an elliptical for 30 min when i get home because by time i eat and exercise I need to shower and go to bed. Do you think that it’s possible for me to lose weight with this regime im on?

yes. and there’s no need to go so low to 1000cals. you should be able to lose simply off eating less than 2000 with your activiyt level

I am 15 at 245 pounds and 6’4, I am almost obese judging by bmi, I’m not too sure how much I eat per day, but I drink around 3-4 bottles of water per day. If I had to guess how much I eat, I would say 1500 to 2500. I’m not sure if I have gained any muscle, but the workouts I do usually consist of swimming, playing basketball, or just daily chores like mowing the lawn. Please respond so I know if I need to change anything.

first, STOP GUESSING and get an accurate calorie count. less than 2000 will guaranteee weight loss for you

I am a 370 pound male, 14 years old, I am 6’1’’, I have football practice 5 days a week, I eat around 2 thousand calories a day, and I weight lift. What can I do to lose weight?

sounds like you’re off to a good start. how do you track your calories

Hey there. I’m a 57 y woman weighing about 215lb. Due to a back injury, I can’t exercise. Walking is very difficult. How can I lose about 81lbs? I would really appreciate any help you can give me.

start here with these options for people with injuries

I’m 255 pounds at 19. I’ve tried diet and exercise (eating 1200 cal. And playing Wii fit and jump roping). In the last 3 months I’ve only lost 10 pounds. I just want to lose alittle faster but still be at a healthy rate and keep it off for good. Any suggestions ?

how do you track the 1200

I weigh it and measure everything.

do you think you may have gained some muscle mass? do you ‘LOOK’ like you’ve lost more than 10 pounds. see this

if not then i suggest you eat totally diffenent foods that add up to 1200 b/c you should lose more than 1 pound a week at your weight on that low of a diet UNLESS your bodyfat % is already low

How come you didn’t add weightlifting to this?

I weigh 240 pounds, how can i lose some weight?

Best Answer: I was there too man. at 6’1″ and over 300 pounds you can imagine I was quite the lady killer, literally. 😉 I’m nicely slimmed down at 209 Lbs.

Weight loss doesn’t, as so many people say, come down to the old fashioned calorie in/calorie out formula. Before this is shot down, let me tell you why. Laboratory test that measure calories burn the test subject to obtain a caloric value.

While this may give a net sum of the energy that is in a piece of food, your body treats this food quite differently. Firstly, your body doesn’t burn the food. Secondly, caloric intake is directly determined by how much your intestines absorb. Thirdly, related to absorption, the amount of food you absorb depends on how well you chew your food.

Case and point, swallow a handful of almonds without chewing them. Careful, don’t choke! Now in your upcoming trip to the toilet for a #2, you will notice a lot of whole almonds heading on down the pike there. It is plainly obvious you’ve obtained very few calories from those almonds.

Now with that said, if you were to drink a bottle of honey, there is a good chance that most of that will be absorbed and “counted” as calories. So again, the concept I’m developing here is that not all “calories” are created equal.

In losing weight, there are a few key things that you have to look at in your diet. Number 1 in the list is SUGAR. It is evil, it is poison. “He’s crazy!” you’re thinking. Wait a moment, let me explain. When I say sugar, I mean processed, refined, SUGAR. Corn Syrups, white cane sugars, and yes, even honey.

Sugar triggers the fat storage. It’s great for quick fuel if you’re a high energy burning athlete, but if you’re overweight, there is a good chance that is not your category.

Remove all white bread and pasta from your diet, and start looking for whole grain anything. Lots of fiber.

If you need to sweeten, avoid all sugar substitutes, NO DIET COLAS, and drink plenty of water. There is a great natural alternative to sweeten your foods and drinks. One is stevia. I tried stevia, but for some reason it had no sweetening effect to me. The second natural, low glycemic sweetening agent that I highly recommend is Agave Nectar.

Agave nectar tastes like a good honey, but has a very low glycemic index (how fast you body absorbs the sugars). Here is a good link where I buy agave nectar by the gallon:

Anyhow, with your sugar intake corrected, the next thing, and most important is to watch your portion size, and meal frequency. I have found that the north american lifestyle really plugs your body up with too much food. All the time, eating and snacking. And when you’re not eating and snacking, you’re thinking about eating and snacking.

In losing over 100 Lbs. the two most important factors in losing weight were portion size, and getting rid of all sugar drinks. I moved over to unsweetened green/black tea blend or just water.

Now diet is only part of the picture. Exercise is also important. In my case, I lost my first 60 Lbs. with diet change alone, but there will come a point where you will begin to slow down on the weight loss. This is when exercise begins to play a more important role.

Am 250 pounds how can lose weight

One very important thing, don’t go for aerobic exercise. I don’t care what anyone tells you. Focus on weight training/muscle building. The amount of muscle you have is a large factor in how much calories you burn just sitting still. Yes, biking and stair climbing have their place in endurance training, but don’t think biking alone will help you maintain weight loss. Pick up muscle weight and you’re assured to keep off the pounds.

To See How Much You Need to Eat to Lose Weight,

Select if you’re male or female, Put in your height, weight, age & your activity level and then Click the button that says “Tell me How To Lose Weight”

Under 1200 is not recommended b/c usually most people have a hard time sticking to that. If you can do 1200 without constant starving or cravings then more power to you

1500 should work for everyone for weight loss. I know you said 1500 helps you mainttain but I DOUBT it. try 1500 for 5 days to see if you lose any weight

October 10, 2018

I’m 175 lbs and 5’5′ in height I want to lose weight till I reach 130
Lbs how can do that how many calories do I have to take I have been doing keto diet since a month and lost 13 lbs

October 04, 2018

idk. that is something you need to figure out thru trial and error but with keto you’re probably automacticallty eating a low amount of calories which results in your 13 pound loss

October 05, 2018

I eat between 1200-1300 and walk alot nWill i lose the weight

September 24, 2018

Yes, off the 1200 alone you will lose weight

September 24, 2018

Hi.. what if I follow your plan to lose weight but I am a 35 year old female with hypothyroidism and pcos ? Will it still work ? I have been trying to lose weight for a long time . I am 5’5 1/2 and 218 pounds.

September 20, 2018

If you follow the calorie guideline then you’ll lose weight. exercise only speed things up

September 20, 2018

Hello everyone, My name is Angela. I am 52 years old. I had gastric banding back in 2003 and only lost 32lbs in 6 years. I had it revised to a gastric bypass in 2010, 8 years ago and had gotten down to 181 from 315. My highest weight was 345 but lost some before surgery. With that said, in the past 2 years I have since gone back up to 230. I started watching what I eat and counting calories about a week and 3 days ago. I Lost 4 lbs my first week counting 1200calories a day and drinking half my body weight in water (Which I miss somedays) . I weigh myself almost daily and keep seeing the scale go up and down 2 lbs. When I put my information into your system it says for me to eat 1400-1900 calories a day. With gastric bypass I am struggling eating the 1200. YES I add a lot of protein bars and such to get it in. I really need help here. I don’t know what the proper calories are that I should be eating. Oh I also have bone spurs on both heals which limit me in exercise although I do try to get to a store and walk around it each and every day. Please help me.

September 19, 2018

on the 1200 ALONE you should steadily lose weight. the 2 pound flucations is probably due more to water weight

try to only check your weight 1-2 times per month and rely on the mirror more for results

September 19, 2018

Hello Mr Bryant, I’m 21 years old, 5’4, weigh 140 pounds and I eat 1,200 calories. I exercise three times per week and each work out I burn over 700 calories. I want to get down to 130 pounds, but I continue to gain weight. I don’t know what’s going on with my body. Should I eat more? or eat less? or just wait it out and see?

September 18, 2018

Do you look like you’ve gained weight? if not then you are simply gaining more sexy muscle mass

September 18, 2018

Nope I don’t actually. Haha that may be the case, thanks!!

September 18, 2018

Hi, Adrian.
I really like your articles. I weigh 175lbs and soon going to start Jazzercise classes 4 times a week will I lose more than 2 lbs a week if I stick to a under 2100 calorie diet? I also drink ice cold water all day at work.

September 17, 2018

more than likely you will but if not then simply decrease the calorie intake.

September 17, 2018

I’m 68 years old. 5’5” and weight 170. I need to lose 20 pounds in 16 days. Is that possible on counting calories? Can do minimum exercise only.

September 17, 2018

use this emergency weight loss plan here for the best possible chance to do that

September 17, 2018

Hi, I’m 66 years and weight 153, I’m eating approx 800-858 cal per per day, walk 1/12 miles a day, how much can I expect to lose per week?

Thank you for you help.

September 13, 2018

a lot on just the 800cals alone but the question you need to ask is. how long can you seriously expect to stick to 800cals

September 14, 2018

Should the water I drink be iced to lose 10 pounds in a week as it says here, or just normal water?

September 02, 2018

iced is better but the losing 10 pounds will not be due mainly to you drinking water

September 03, 2018

101 ounces of water equals how many liters?

September 02, 2018

September 03, 2018

I am 60 years old 5″2
I weigh 185
My weight is out of control
I wanna weight 140 again
The dept I am in has me walking alot between 7 and 9 thousand steps a day how can I lose weight

the main step to get back to 140 is to simply add the calorie calculations to the walking workout you’re already doing

I am a 57 yr old – 5′ 4″ women – I walked for a YEAR (at least an hour a day) and lost NOTHING. then I started counting calories in May – I started at 129lbs – I now weight 116lbs – slow and steady. I am not starving, just getting the most out of my 1100 calories a day..Lots of veggies and grapes since they fill me up without using all my calories – You can do it!!

September 10, 2018

Sir I’m following 50 pounds in 5 months plan and my feet is hurting me soooo muchh I can’t exercise and I feel depressed for that. I’m intermittent fasting. What shall I do?

as long as you eat the right amount of calories you’ll still lose weight. exercise just speeds things up

I am 19 years of age 270 pounds 6’0 feet and have asthma I need the best thing method anything to help me lose weight I hardly can breath and I wanna get fit

Started my 1 year change recently. Trying to go from 285 to 190 in a year. Im down to 270ish currently. I just wanna give a heads up to people measure yourself every two weeks!! Your bodies naturally change in weight from around +/- 1-5 pounds a day especially with a higher water intake. Also try and measure yourself Around the same time. Im going for 1500 calories a day. Cutting out snacking helps you not reach it. I do try and have a healthy 100calorie snack a day like a piece of swiss cheese and strawberrries.

I’m 49 years need help to loss weight I’m 5”11 about 225lbs
I walk my dog many times a day walk 4-6 kms but never lose weight

ok, but are you tracking your calorie intake b/c it does not matter WHAT you do if you are eating too much

I’m around 250lb, 5’5″ 47 years old. I had lost 30 pounds over time slowly and have just maintained for awhile / not actively “dieting” since. So I started back a week or so ago (before seeing this site) doing 1500-1600 calories a day & trying to eat all my calories within a 10 hour span (nothing after 6:30). I see it’s a bit lower than the calorie range given out on calculator above, but since I seem to be adjusting to 1500 well I’m fine leaving it there (and can revisit it if needed) . Question is, I’m unsure how many pounds per week the calorie range given will lead to. If I’m doing the 1500 a day, what is a reasonable weekly loss to shoot for? I would love for at least 2 pounds a week (and more would be bonus of course!) I know it will take time as I have a LOT to lose, but I’m hoping to get 20/25 pounds off during next 10 weeks or so as a “jump start”.

nobody can accuratley tell you that but at 250 pounds. 2 pounds a week should easily happen.

Hi my name is Jessica im a 28 years old im 5″3 and 250 pounds. I would like to be around 130/150 pounds. I have 3 children so its hard to eat on a plan. Im in school for my emt certification and i would love to be abl to work without being short of breath due to my weight. What should be my calorie intake and exercise should i do to loss what i need to loss in a years time fram?

I am 5 ft 9in, 32 yo and weigh 243lbs. It’s my day 8 of HIIT workout and dieting. I didn’t eat no starches, fast food, soda, less than 10 g of sugar and I lost only 2 lbs. Maybe I’m not eating enough calories? How can I lose 15lbs in a month? What am I doing wrong? Thank you!

what exactly is your calorie intake

my daily intake is about 1300 – 1500 a day.

if you lost 2 pounds in 8 days then there’s is no need to panic. you can drink more water for quick weight loss (flushing out of excess water weight) but at this point you may have already done that.

With HIIT it is possible you may have gained some sexy muscle. do you llook like you lost more than 2 pounds?

You`d have to have a calorie deficit of 1750 calories per day to loose 15 lbs in one month. Chances are, if you`ve never really worked out, you`re not going to be able to handle that amount of exercise without seriously harming yourself. You need to allow time for your body to heal. Now, you can go the route of starving yourself, but then you`d be starving yourself. You`re doing everything right, you`re just being impatient.

October 09, 2018

Adrian,
I am 5’10” and 205 lbs. I would like to lose 35 pounds in the next 9 months. If I consume at least 100 oz of water everyday keep my calorie count at 1500 per day and walk 3x a week and do weight training 2x a week can is this goal attainable in 9 months?

Yes and as a matter of fact. the 1500 cals by itself should do the trick. the exercise will speed things up

I weight 410 lbs 6’1 and I’m 25 I walk 2 to 3 miles a day now an im only eating 1000 to 1500 calories a day.is it safe and am I doing the right thing to lose weight.

you’re on the right track. I would just simply eat less than 2000 cals at your weight. no need to starve on 1000cals

How many calories does a fried egg have?? Does it depend on the type of oil I’m using?

yes, the fatty oil will add more calories

Adrian what’s your take on Leto diet? I’m very tempted by the idea of quick weight loss but at the same time I know the normal diet is the real deal in longer run.

I’m 25 yrs, female 5’5″ and weigh 152 kgs. Most of it in on my middle and back. I never work out and it’s very difficult to start. Can diet alone make me lose weight? How much should I target to lose?

I have been following your page since 10 years and I must say it’s my favourite.

ALL Diets WORK only b/c they find some way to make you eat less total calories.

the trick is finding a diet you can stick to. see more about keto and then honestly ask yourself if you’re capable of sticking to it

Is it okay if I eat high-carb foods?? I just worked out and ate much rice and I’m feeling bad. I’m following the 50lbs in 5 months plan but I want to reach my goal in 3 months

see this for long answer but short answer = its okay as long as you dont eat more CALORIES than you need to lose weight

Weigh 240 pounds how can lose weight

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