I have a F6 for just over a year now. Before that i was fat. Big belly, bulky etc. Then One year ago i was in good shape, and i was running with high BPMs for half an hour, to do weightlifting afterwards. Sometimes i replaced running with kickboxing which was a real calorie burner. I restricted myself on eating too much carbs. I was skinny and i had defined but flat muscle. But... Never a sixpack! only the upper two were visible.. damnit. My goal was to be muscled and defined. But i never reached that, i was skinny.
But the more i kept on doing that, the more tired i became during workout. Then for personal reasons i stopped working out. I started eating carbs again (then i talk white bread, pizza, you know what i mean)
Now i gained 10 kilo's in 6 months, and i want to start serious working out again. But when i look back at the pictures, i don't want to be skinny.. but muscled. I did it all wrong, didn't i?
This is where i need advice:
I restricted eating carbs again... but i will keep my heart rate low this time so that i burn fat and no carbs (food / muscle) to become well defined fast.
In the past i burnt 518 calories for half an hour running of which 35% was fat burning. so 181 calories of fat were burnt. (the rest was muscle as i barely ate carbs?? is that correct?)
Now (yesterday) i fastwalked 341 calories, of which 55% was fat, = 188 calories fat.
So i lost more fat then a year ago where i was running like being chased by death?? do i see this right? And then, was i stupid to eat that little carbs back then, and have i been burning muscle? because i did about 1 hour of weightlifting and always wondered why my muscle were so flat.
So my new plan is:
Restrict carbs to burn more fatcells
keep my heart rate in fat burning zone, which is burning even more fat than full speed running (says my watch) so that my muscle is not being used as fuel.
After that half hour "fastwalk" my body will be in full swing fat burn mode, and the weightlifting after that will keep on burning fat if i control my heart pace.
My muscle will become stronger, bigger (i do 8 reps in 3 sets) and my fat will dissapear.
Is this plan a good plan... or is this plan, an unrealistic plan. Please advise people, informationwise it is a jungle out there. At this moment in the jungle of diets and workouts i feel that a milder form of the atkins diet is the way to go for me, together with low heartrate walking and bodybuilding.
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