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b_ellie private msg quote post Address this user
Hi!

So I'm on a mission to get shredded at the moment, I am 5'2 and weigh 9st10. I have been rigidly following a meal plan for nearly 3 weeks which was given to me by my personal trainer. I am doing 5-6 hours of intensive training each week including weights and some cardio too, again set out by my personal trainer.

After 3 weeks I still have not lost a pound! It's beginning to really get me down- often feel quite bloated too. I drink around 4-5 mugs of green tea daily and am drinking plenty of water. I have done measurements and have lost about half inch off waist but none elsewhere. I thought I would at least start seeing some results by now.

If anybody can help me please do!!

Stressed and annoyed!
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Markovich private msg quote post Address this user
"weigh 9st10"
what is that? never heard that weight before
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b_ellie private msg quote post Address this user
It's 62kg
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NJT private msg quote post Address this user
It could be compensated for in water weight. Just be patient, 3 weeks isn't a long time. If it gets to 8 weeks and you still feel this way then lose the trainer and construct your own nutrition plan.
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b_ellie private msg quote post Address this user
But surely I should have lost something by now!?

Example diet looks something like this:-

Meal 1- 3boiled eggs and broccoli
Meal 2- total 0% fat Greek yogurt with whey protein powder and blueberries
Meal 3- chicken, brown rice
Meal 4-pre workout - chicken and brocolli
Meal 5-post workout - whey protein shake and maltodextrin
Meal 6- chicken and brocolli

I sometimes have cottage cheese and natural peanut butter before bed too.
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Originally Posted by b_ellie
But surely I should have lost something by now!?


You did. You already said so.

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I have done measurements and have lost about half inch off waist


You lost a half inch in three weeks. How much did you expect to lose? -3X
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b_ellie private msg quote post Address this user
Hmm! What does an average person lose doing this? I guess it just doesn't seem much. I know it's going to be a long journey though and I'm not going to give up, just need a boost!
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Originally Posted by b_ellie
But surely I should have lost something by now!?

Example diet looks something like this:-

Meal 1- 3boiled eggs and broccoli
Meal 2- total 0% fat Greek yogurt with whey protein powder and blueberries
Meal 3- chicken, brown rice
Meal 4-pre workout - chicken and brocolli
Meal 5-post workout - whey protein shake and maltodextrin
Meal 6- chicken and brocolli

I sometimes have cottage cheese and natural peanut butter before bed too.


Is it just me or does this seem a tad low on dietary fat?
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Hamer93 private msg quote post Address this user
Also whats the weights and measurements for your meals? Apart from the 3 boiled eggs were clueless in terms of how many calories your consuming? Isit 3 chicken breasts and 400g brown rice? Or half a breast and 50g? Weights are needed!
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b_ellie private msg quote post Address this user
Ok so I have about 100g meat each time and 75g brown rice. If I have sweet potato I usually have about 150g (raw weight- approx 1 potato)

I feel bloated all the time too!
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faina00 private msg quote post Address this user
I'm not so sure the diet needs to be so restrictive? Broccoli three times a day and no other veggies? Not enough carbs either, I have carbs pre and post workout. Chicken 3 times a day?

But regardless of that, 3 weeks is nothing in the grand scheme of things, it took you longer than that to put on the weight, it should take longer to lose it. Also, you should not just watch the numbers on the scale, but watch the fit on your clothes and your body. You're trying to change your body fat/muscle composition so focus more on that.
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ezvmoneybeast private msg quote post Address this user
Water Weight. Last thing you want is think you won't/ aren't making gains. Give it more time btw
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teewhat private msg quote post Address this user
3 weeks is nothing, try not to focus so much on the scales, but the progression of your weights and how you look visually

and Id highly suggest switching your chicken every few meals, that shit will start to get boring AF!

on another note, does your PT even lift, does he ACTUALLY know and understand what hes talking about when it comes to the nutrition side of things?
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