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I want to eat a lot. How should I work out?

What kind of exercise regimen can I get into that will allow me to/require me to eat a lot? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 26, 2014 - 20 answers

Reliable information about pregnancy

I am looking for sources of reliable, science-based information about food / exercise / medication / etc during pregnancy. [more inside]
posted by insectosaurus on Mar 10, 2014 - 13 answers

Maintaining fitness and sanity on a low-calorie diet

I'm an overweight (technically obese) triathlete who was recently put on a calorie-restricted (1200-1400/day), moderately carb-restricted (100-130 g/day) diet by my doctor(s). They also have me front-loading my calories into breakfast and lunch at the expense of dinner. It's been hard on me in various ways, physically and psychologically -- my training is suffering, and I really miss being able to share a normal dinner with my partner. I'm also on seriously non-optional medication that makes it hard for me to lose weight and, relatedly, has probably made me insulin-resistant. Help me cope. (Psychological beanplating as well as gory metabolic details for nutrition nerds within.) [more inside]
posted by dorque on Oct 30, 2013 - 29 answers

What food will give me the most energy with the least cooking?

I'm making a concerted effort to ramp up my exercise, on my bike and at the gym, but it's leaving me exhausted - probably because I have a lousy diet. I'm not an enthusiastic cook, and on the go a lot, so I'm looking for alternatives to full meals. What can I add to my diet that will be good for me, support an exercise-ful lifestyle, but is still rudimentary, and can be prepared in batches then consumed in chunks? [more inside]
posted by bicyclefish on Jul 7, 2013 - 35 answers

extreme hunger weightloss edition

Been exercising for a few months now. Lost 20 lbs. Suddenly hungry all the time, and also really tired. What is going on?! [more inside]
posted by raztaj on Jun 24, 2013 - 24 answers

How do I avoid gaining weight and stay on a diet while on a cruise ship?

This year I made a resolution for healthier living and have been successful so far. Overcame a lot of bad habits compared to where I started. But I'm going on a cruise with a group of friends next month. From what I've been told it's going to be an around the clock buffet. I'm planning on using the gym but don't know how to deal with all of the food. I'm not going to be on the alcoholic drinks package and figure I can enjoy dinner that way. Breakfast and lunch are a free for all though. Any ideas for what my best options would be so I don't gain 15 by the end of the week.
posted by adapt on Jun 2, 2013 - 34 answers

Best combination food/exercise log app?

iPhone user; I've experimented with exercise logging apps such as MapMyRide+, Cyclemeter and Fitocracy (most of my exercise is cycling-oriented, but I'm also looking at Kinect exercise games and, potentially, weightlifting). Is there a good combo app that logs both exercise and food intake? Or one site that could possibly accept input/imports from both? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Mar 27, 2013 - 16 answers

How on earth do you stick to a diet?

I'm looking to lose some weight and tone up, but I'm having a really hard time with the drastic diet changes that will be required. I think I have entirely the wrong attitude towards food in general. Snowflake inside [more inside]
posted by nickhb on Feb 8, 2013 - 24 answers

How is the body's set point determined

What is the mechanism by which calories gained from eating unnatural foods, i.e. foods full of chemicals and preservatives, changes a person's appetite or metabolism, leading to weight gain? [more inside]
posted by davisnot on Jun 11, 2012 - 14 answers

How to start exercise and other daily routines when severely fatigued and depressed?

How to start exercise and other daily routines when super fatigued, sleepy, spacey, sad, but otherwise "healthy"? [more inside]
posted by ArgyleMarionette on Mar 28, 2012 - 33 answers

Help me gain weight in a healthy/cheap manner

Please help me in my goal, which is to gain weight in a healthy way, and to do so as cheaply as possible. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 2, 2012 - 24 answers

Diet question: What's the secret to increasing exercise, eating less, and feeling satisfied (not hungry)?

weight loss filter: how do you balance an increase in exercise (calorie burn) with a decrease of calorie intake without feeling really hungry all the time? [more inside]
posted by dmbfan93 on Jul 12, 2011 - 31 answers

Long-Term Weight Loss: What Does It Feel Like?

If you've lost a considerable amount of weight, and kept it off for more than five years, I have a question for you: How do you feel? [more inside]
posted by lore on Jul 5, 2011 - 23 answers

Mostly plants.

Calling All Vegetarians: Help us get enough protein and iron in our new, mostly vegetarian diet. [more inside]
posted by gauche on Jun 22, 2011 - 40 answers

Help Me Be Consistent, Or At Least Deal with Inconsistency Better

Tips for generating personal consistency? You're going to fall out of the saddle in life, and you're going to have to get back on. How do you make that getting-back-on process easier? Example problems inside. [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Jun 1, 2011 - 14 answers

Guess what my resolution is

It's New years time again...Let's talk about getting healthy. [more inside]
posted by doorsfan on Dec 28, 2010 - 15 answers

You gotta run, run, run, run, run

Help a college student with a history of bad habits get healthy. [more inside]
posted by Echobelly on Nov 17, 2010 - 15 answers

Marathon training meals suggestions

Help me with my eating problems as I train for my marathon. Please share your advice for daily meals and snacks so I can male it to and through my race. [more inside]
posted by scunning on Oct 15, 2010 - 7 answers

Somewhere in the middle... eating and exercise and being reasonable about it!

Help me reduce my anxiety about eating too little (when I'm eating enough) and getting my pre/post-workout nutrition EXACTLY right... [more inside]
posted by Chrysalis on Sep 2, 2010 - 8 answers

Best diet & exercise tricks evar!

Diet & exercise tips & tricks, please! [more inside]
posted by wwartorff on Jun 24, 2010 - 43 answers

What should I eat before a climbing comp?

Help me eat like an athlete for a week. [more inside]
posted by Fireland on May 13, 2010 - 3 answers

Can't stay full!

I'm trying to watch what I eat, but I'm hungry all the time! What should I eat to help curb the hunger? [more inside]
posted by yellowbkpk on May 21, 2009 - 44 answers

Body Weight Set Point

How to lose that stubborn, unwanted 5-7 pounds? [more inside]
posted by netbros on May 20, 2009 - 17 answers

Name my Health Blog!

hey all! So I really want to start a blog about the subjects I'm most passionate: eating and exercising. I need help naming it! (more inside!) [more inside]
posted by HPag on Mar 27, 2009 - 29 answers

What to make with Protein Powder that isn't chunky and mushy?

What can I cook with protein powder, other than smoothies or oatmeal? [more inside]
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Apr 17, 2008 - 19 answers

Food Log suggestions?

I'm looking for suggestions on where and how to keep a food log. I have a number of criteria that, I think will help me keep it up. 1. I'd like it to be online. 2. I'd like it to have some database of foods. 3. I'd like to it show trends, at least a weekly goal thingy. 4. I'd like to it to offer easy ways to update the log. 5. I'd pay for it. Free would be great, but ... I have a diet that I am already using that contains goals -- calories, carbs, protein, etc., -- all based on BMI and activity levels. A bonus question would be stories about how you managed to keep it up for yourself. :-)
posted by tcv on Jul 15, 2007 - 16 answers

I have to become an athlete for one night: what do I eat?

My boss has challenged me to complete some sort of marathon workout at his gym. I'm not very athletic, but if I can finish, my boss will buy all his employees an expensive steak dinner. I need tips -- especially as to what/when to eat. The workout is at 8pm tonight. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Jun 19, 2007 - 23 answers

How do I make a lifestyle change on little cash, time and energy?

Major lifestyle change needed but there are a few curve balls to make this situation more challenging. I'm a full-time college student majoring in art, I work part-time, I'm poor enough to be on a state health plan, and I just learned I have high blood pressure. How do I make the changes necessary to lower my bp? [more inside]
posted by pontouf on May 4, 2007 - 29 answers

Metabolism-boosting tactics

Does anyone have any tried and tested tactics for raising metabolism? (I know, I know...) [more inside]
posted by ajp on Feb 16, 2006 - 12 answers

Fatten us up and slim us down

Piggyback filter: I need help with two things. First, getting healthy, tasty food on the table for two people in under half hour. Second, finding a personal trainer. [more inside]
posted by LittleMissCranky on Nov 2, 2005 - 25 answers

Does UNDEReating slow weightloss?

I keep hearing that while you're trying to lose weight, you should be careful not to UNDEReat. True? [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Mar 9, 2005 - 17 answers

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