Tag: calories

Bruce’s Journal: Week Seven. Part 1

I spent most of my week focused on running. I have always enjoyed the activity but for a great deal of last year, my knees were not up to it. But now, it seems like the most effective way to burn calories. And it seems to work. I ran about 30 miles last week and swam close to two. Read more

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Ken’s Journal: Week 5. Part 2

You started to count calories the week you were sick — you averaged about 1,000 calories a day. I guess that cold medicine really took away your appetite! I would rather you not regularly eat that little — your body will use up muscle mass as well as fat with that few calories. You could eat 1,600 to 1,800 calories and still lose weight if you exercise regularly. So, keep planning, counting and moving — and you will continue to be successful! Read more

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