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Day 23 – 600 Calorie Goal Reached

Today is the 23rd day of my Intermittent Fasting Diet and I’m feeling a bit under the weather. I woke up with a sore throat and I had a head cold and had no desire to go to the gym. Luckily, I slept a full 8 hours the night before, and was able to push myself to go to the gym after all. Yes, I am that committed.

Yesterday, I mentioned that I wanted to burn over 600 calories today and that was my goal. Well, guess what folks? This morning I burned 611 calories on the elliptical machine! I was motivated and knew I was going to do it. From now on, I want to always hit 600 calories because think about it this way. If I burned 600 calories per day, for 5 weekdays each week, that is 3,000 calories burned. 3,500 calories equals a pound so 3,000 is pretty close to that. You naturally burn calories all day and even when you are sleeping so you could lose a pound of weight in a week just from the cardio you are doing.

I’m actually thinking about going to the gym twice a day on certain days because I am a numbers man and as long as my body can take it, I’m going to take advantage of it. Suppose I burned 600 calories every time I worked out and I worked out twice for 5 days straight. That’s now 1,200 calories a day burned at the gym, and that would equal roughly 1.7 pounds burned in a week, not to mention my metabolism will be increased a majority of the day.

Day 23 – What I ate

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I did a little calorie calculator and just realized I consumed about 1,600 calories today. That is way to damn much. I am definitely going to start cutting it down and being more careful, I really want to start losing some serious weight and I need to crack down. At least, I have the gym going for me. More Updates tomorrow! Thanks for following!

  • Congrats on ” ……….This morning I burned 611 calories on the elliptical machine!” because I know from experience how hard this can be.

    The important thing is that you have set yourself a goal. This is the important thing and it makes it much easier for you to reach your target. I agree that you should try and eat less per day even a small amount of calories. By doing this over the longer term, it’s easier to lose the required weight.

    Good luck

    Mike

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    Thanks Mike!

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