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A 32-year-old member asked:

I lost a stone and a half in four weeks is it possible to do it again?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
1 1/2 stones or : 21 pounds - it may be harder if you are doing it right after second loss because you will have already lost water weight, glycogen in the liver and reduced some of your muscle mass. How about setting a healthier goal of 0.45 to 0.9 kg per week. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories >.
Last updated Apr 9, 2014


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