Lose 5% in 12 weeks

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Lose 5% in 12 weeks

#1 Postby VeganS » Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:34 pm

Hey All

I'm 29 years old, 5'6, 128 pounds with 25.7% body fat
I run 3 miles 3x week, do yoga (one strong and sweaty, one stretch) and have just started RT 1x week, working up to 2.

If I run in the morning I have a protein shake with 3 scoops raw vegan protein powder (24g pro), 2 dates, 1 t maca, 1 t msm, and 4 cups of water. Otherwise I have 1-2 pieces of fruit.
Lunch is usually 1/2-1 avocado, greens, chickpeas- something like that
Dinner is usually a big salad with nut butter or tahini, soup, sushi, mung bean pasta or sweet potato
I sometimes snack on nuts/dates and dark chocolate or I have a raw protein bar if I think I didn't get enough protein, occasionally I will air pop popcorn or have vegan homemade almond flour cookies.
I drink 2-3 L water/day and lots of herbal tea.

What do I need to change/add/take away to meet my goal of losing 5% body fat in 12 weeks. I need to firm, tone, and slim my entire body after having a baby. Lost the weight but definitely not in shape. The Bodpod trainer says I must add animal protein to see results :psycho: Would appreciate your expertise. I will add that although I have been doing the diet above for awhile, the amount of exercise is new (2 months) and I have just increased my water to a min of 2 L/day.

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Re: Lose 5% in 12 weeks

#2 Postby C.O. » Wed Jul 30, 2014 1:55 pm

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Re: Lose 5% in 12 weeks

#3 Postby tylerpc73 » Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:44 pm

I think that losing 5% body fat is definitely possible within 12 weeks but this is probably the maximum amount you can lose if your diet is perfect and your training routine is intense.
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