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in: Work4justice; Work4justice > 2016-03-10

Mar 17, 2016 4:57 AM # 
runninghils:
I meant to comment on this earlier. I enjoyed reading this dietary analysis. I find that completely cutting out this stuff is the most efficient way to drop pounds, but I end up rebounding BADLY after a while and then go crazy on the junk. Finding the right balance of how many treats to enjoy and when seems to be the hardest part.
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Mar 17, 2016 12:27 PM # 
Work4justice:
For sure....but having an oasis will be helpful. I am about 18# from my goal weight I think, and once there, I think I will still have to maintain some assemblance of this. I can't ignore that my heart rates don't run as high (which means I think I can put forth more effort? Need to check RHR again) and hunger comes slowly. BUT! Once I am in the hole, even after eating I do feel hungry for at least a half hour. So, like racing, I try to avoid getting in the hole.

So, in short, I am taking Easter off, and then back at it the next day. I am also thinking about 8+ hour races I may not be as strict. EG, have gu, shot blocks, clif bars, jerky and such things at the ready if the all natural options aren't working.

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