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pamb67
pamb672019 May
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iam writting because iv lost alot of weight but im finding now that iv come to a stand still and i cant get rid of the jelly belly which i hate so much and it makes me feel so horrible i need tips on healthy snaks and what kind of dinners to have and exvercises when u have pain in ur body

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Lauratb

Following, need tips myself 🙂

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Elisabeth3
Elisabeth3Host
in reply to Lauratb

It's not always easy.

Healthy snacks we know about. Celery sticks, etc.

What kind of snacks do you like?

How many times a day?

I read a tip on the forum about snacks. The urge comes in waves. Let the first wave pass. Let the second wave pass. By the time the third wave is coming, there may be lunch time.

If you don't know healthy snacks, yet, cut down the portion or frequency.

Dinner: less carbohydrate. (As you lost a lot of weight, you must know this 😀)

Exercise: depending on the pain, can you abdominal exercises? There are a lot on YouTube. But it can cause massive muscle soreness, so be very gradual.

Ah, and a bunch of ladies are up to hulahooping! Would you like that?

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Lauratb
Lauratb
in reply to Elisabeth3

I'm slowly lowering my carbs, I eat them all day if I could haha. Not really there with workouts , need to get on it!!

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Elisabeth3
Elisabeth3Host
in reply to Lauratb

There's a Strength and Flex subforums here. Walking and swimming are great, as lucigret suggested. Zumba or other forms of dancing?

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Lauratb
Lauratb
in reply to Elisabeth3

Cant do zumba- I dont shimmy for anyone 😂😂 I've heard the has fit on YouTube are good for home workouts will need to give that a go

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Elisabeth3
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in reply to Lauratb

Ah, no problems. Shimmy for yourself then. I love the music during the exercises. Hm, but when I am out, I never listen to anything. I was going to try but I think I don't really know how.

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Lauratb
Lauratb
in reply to Elisabeth3

I really want to get back to my kickboxing club, but haven't got the confidence at this weight, hopefully in the new year!

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Elisabeth3
Elisabeth3Host
in reply to Lauratb

Wow. That's great. Get back there as soon as you can.

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lucigret
lucigretAdministrator

Hello Pam and welcome to the forum,

Well done on your weight loss so far.

Personally I would suggest that you look at the amount of carbs you are eating and incorporate some good satiating fats so that you don't feel the desire to snack.

You may find this link useful,

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As for exercise, simply walking for 30 minutes a day will help. Swimming is a really good way of toning all of the body and gentle if you are in pain.

Take a look at our daily chat thread to see all that we have on offer to help to keep you motivated, healthunlocked.com/nhsweigh...

To make navigating the forum easier, we’ve put all the information you’ll need in a Newbie pack and here’s the link -

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We also ask that you read this important information about internet privacy and security, especially as you have not locked your post,

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Please take the time to read all of the above information carefully and ask questions if you need to :)

Wishing you all the best on your weight loss journey :)

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pamb67
pamb672019 May
in reply to lucigret

thku so much ur so kindxx appreciate u

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lucigret
lucigretAdministrator
in reply to pamb67

your very welcome :)

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S11m
S11mMaintainer

Raw carrots are a healthy snack... but I am sure there are some calories in them. Would they be LCHF with a suitable high-fat dip?

The theory is that you should eat enough good food at meal times to avoid the need to snack... but, if you only eat two meals a day, in a four-hour feeding window - you can eat between meals!

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pamb67
pamb672019 May
in reply to S11m

thku u so muchxx

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Kk16
Kk162019 May

Hi Pamb76,

I'll tell you what's worked for me in terms of shifting stubborn belly fat. Exercises that target the belly area ie plank, yoga postures such as suryanamaskar (sun salutations). Its important to listen to your body too. Do exercise but if you start to feel pain stop. And try something else. Honestly speaking though to loose that belly fat you will need to focus on abdominal exercises.

All the best xx

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lucigret
lucigretAdministrator
in reply to Kk16

Hello Kk, are you just passing through and sharing advice or would you like to join the Weight loss forum? Either way, you are very welcome. :)

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Kk16
Kk162019 May
in reply to lucigret

Hi Lucigret, I do read a lot of the advise and tips here but have never really contributed, as I'd really been struggling to loose weight and now that I'm seeing results I feel a bit more confident sharing what worked for me. :)

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Elisabeth3
Elisabeth3Host
in reply to Kk16

Great that you are contributing. We all learn from each other.

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Elisabeth3
Elisabeth3Host
in reply to Kk16

I also thought that there's plenty of focus on areas like running but less on the ladies' 'trouble zones' and core.

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pamb67
pamb672019 May
in reply to Kk16

thku so much xx

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pamb67
pamb672019 May
in reply to Kk16

thkux very muchx

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Heldog11
Heldog112019 May

I'm actualy not sure but you could always try granola bars.

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pooper-scooper

what r granola bars

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IndigoBlue61
IndigoBlue61Administrator
in reply to Heldog11

Sorry to disagree but granola bars aren’t that healthy, generally about 50-80% sugar ☹️ If you can I would advise against eating between meals at all, it’s not necessary if you eat enough at meal times

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Elisabeth3
Elisabeth3Host
in reply to IndigoBlue61

Can make your own granola (ish) bar or ball. Then you can change the ratio of the ingredients. Still an energy 'bomb' but less sugar.

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Emm1978
Emm19781lb
in reply to Elisabeth3

I use maple syrup instead of golden syrup to make flap jack & add apricot,& dates .cherries..& mashed banana ..to help sweeten it up ..I also use seeds for extra fibre ..

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Elisabeth3
Elisabeth3Host
in reply to Emm1978

That sounds good. You limit the extrinsic sugar. Well done.

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pamb67
pamb672019 May
in reply to Elisabeth3

thku xx

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pamb67
pamb672019 May
in reply to Elisabeth3

thku Elisabethx

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pamb67
pamb672019 May
in reply to Emm1978

thkux

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pamb67
pamb672019 May
in reply to IndigoBlue61

thku xx

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pamb67
pamb672019 May
in reply to Heldog11

thkux

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pamb67
pamb672019 May

thku to everyone who took time to reply to me really appreicate itxx

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Elisabeth3

How are you getting on with the weight loss and healthy snacking?

Have you found some suitable exercises?

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