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Old Mon, May-11-20, 06:50
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Plan: P:E=>1 (Q3-22)
Stats: 168/100/82 Male 182cm
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I didn't even think this board went all the way back to 2001 - wow!
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Old Mon, May-11-20, 08:07
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Plan: Keto (Atkins Induction)
Stats: 235/175/185 Male 5' 11"
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Progress: 120%
Location: Florida
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I've been doing this for decades. Everyone's results are different. For me maintenance is the same as induction. Fewer than 20 carbs/day, twice as much fat as protein, and fewer than 1600 calories per day.

I hope you can do better.

Bob
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Old Tue, May-12-20, 19:41
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Plan: Keto
Stats: 250/215/180 Male 68
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Location: Coffeyville
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What bkloots said. Regular workouts. I'll lift 50-100 times my bodyweight in a free weight workout. I can have a cheat meal on Friday night, Saturday morning is a heavy lifting day. I'm in keto before I start working out.
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Old Tue, May-12-20, 19:47
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Plan: LC--Atkins
Stats: 195/158/150 Female 62in
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Progress: 82%
Location: Kansas City, MO
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Good to see you here, Paul in KS. However, please notice that this thread goes back a long way--and my post from 2006 is old news, too.

Happily, I'm still LC, still maintaining, although above what I considered my best weight back then.

Even better, I still believe in working out, especially with weights, for sustaining a healthy body at any age. No heavy lifting for this old dame. I'm just aiming to stand up straight, climb the stairs, and not shuffle around the house.

Best wishes to you!
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Old Tue, May-12-20, 21:40
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Plan: Keto
Stats: 250/215/180 Male 68
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I've encountered intruders in my rental houses. They are furnished with all utilities on, cable tv and a full kitchen. They are people on meth. I was able to get police there in 45 seconds and they were arrested in 2 minutes without me encountering them, but there may be a time where there is a 1 on 1 confrontation. I box on the days I don't lift.
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Old Wed, May-13-20, 08:17
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Plan: P:E=>1 (Q3-22)
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I feel like I'm in outer space or on the wrong thread. Or both
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Old Wed, May-13-20, 22:44
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Plan: Keto
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thud123, I'm just sharing my experiences. It helps me sleep better at night. I didn't mention the prostitutes, rattlesnakes and intruders and dead bodies that I've encountered.
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Old Thu, May-14-20, 04:44
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Plan: P:E=>1 (Q3-22)
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thud123, I'm just sharing my experiences. It helps me sleep better at night. I didn't mention the prostitutes, rattlesnakes and intruders and dead bodies that I've encountered.

Paul, if you are "maintaining" after those "life got in the way" experiences that throw most people that come back to this BBS after long absence, then it's totally apropos for this thread

Rock on!
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Old Fri, Sep-18-20, 13:15
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Plan: HFLC
Stats: 145/122/120 Female 5'4"
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Progress: 92%
Location: Australia
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I've tried just about every diet plan under the sun and come to the conclusion that very low carb is the only sure-fire way of maintaining at the lower end of my 'happy' weight range (54-55kg), I'm a HFLC fan so keep carbs to around 20-30 g per day. When you've done this for a month or so and counted calories you will get a feel for what and how much you can eat each day. Weigh daily or weekly to keep check.
I've been maintaining in the 55-57kg range since 2005.
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Old Wed, Jul-26-23, 04:53
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MAINTAINING ON CALP
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Plan: CALP/CAHHP
Stats: 180/125/150 Female 65 in
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Progress: 183%
Location: usa
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Twenty years- still going strong. Iíve been maintaining for 19 of those years and plan to keep on going. With LC I feel great, Iím healthy and at a good weight for my body. So many life changes- bad and good- in the 20 years but LC has been a constant.
Just wanted to post to say thank you- this saved my life.
20 years!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old Wed, Jul-26-23, 19:57
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Plan: Keto (Atkins Induction)
Stats: 235/175/185 Male 5' 11"
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Progress: 120%
Location: Florida
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Congratulations!!!!

Don't know exactly how many years for me, but Bob Atkins was still alive and he died in 2003 (according to Wiki).

My doc says my body's age is 20 years younger than my physical age, and that's a bonus for living without sugar.
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Old Thu, Jul-27-23, 18:29
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MAINTAINING ON CALP
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Plan: CALP/CAHHP
Stats: 180/125/150 Female 65 in
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Progress: 183%
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Thanks- and congrats to you too.
E
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Old Sun, Jul-30-23, 05:32
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Plan: Muscle Centric
Stats: 238/153/160 Female 5'10"
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Progress: 109%
Location: UK
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Back to maintaining again, after falling off the wagon.

These days I still eat low carb, but have moved more towards high satiety eating, prioritising protein, high nutrient density foods, and lowering fat. I also practice intermittent fasting and am fairly consistent with eating within a six to eight hour window.

Along with exercise, it all works well for me
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Old Sun, Jul-30-23, 05:46
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Plan: Primal/P:E
Stats: 171/145/145 Female 5'7"
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Progress: 100%
Location: Southern Ontario, Canada
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Congrats, Eno!
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So many life changes- bad and good- in the 20 years but LC has been a constant.
I can relate to this 100%. Several moves, relationships, job changes, financial situations, a lot of it rough. I wasn't always able to stick to a strict plan, but overall, it's stayed entrenched with me that the poorer I treat my body nutritionally, the poorer my mental health and ability to handle stress will be.

Wishing you continued good health forward.
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