View Full Version : realistic bf loss

06-01-2006, 01:39 PM
if my body fat is 18% how much body fat can i realisticly and SAFELY expect to lose in 2 months. following a clean diet, lifting and doing my damn cardio?

06-01-2006, 02:25 PM
Starting stats? Ie. weight?

06-01-2006, 02:40 PM
This will be a good thread...

06-01-2006, 10:35 PM
Originally posted by Brandi@Jun 1 2006, 10:40 AM
This will be a good thread...
If it ever gets going it could be. I am sure the more you have to lose the faster one can potentially lose BF..but I would be interested to hear more about this from the "T" guy and the why's behind it etc etc..

06-01-2006, 10:42 PM
18% is fairly lean for a woman.

Depending on how long you've been dieting and your history, you could expect to drop as much as 1-1.5 lbs per week. Over roughly 8 weeks, that's 8-12 lbs.

Of course that's contingent on it being all fat, which barring drugs, it won't be, and the leaner you are, the less fat it's going to be.

06-02-2006, 12:19 AM
I would love to know what is average also but can say that I am around 5'7.5/138-141 and 21% or so and have been dieting for a while but there is no way I am losing 1-1.5 pounds a week.

Edit: My dieting history is not the best track record though - zone, atkins, ED...I've given them all a whirl! ;)

06-02-2006, 02:20 AM
im 5'10" 143 lbs. i got my bf tested at my local gym. if it doesn't sound right let me know. im not looking for instant results.instant results don't last. i know it all takes hard work. im willing to do it. my goal is to just look better at 30 than i did at 20 and maybe compete in a competition. i should mention that i don't have some magic number as far as bf and weight that i want to get to. i just want to look good

06-02-2006, 05:25 PM
bump please :)

06-02-2006, 05:26 PM
Originally posted by cm13cm@Jun 2 2006, 01:25 PM
bump please :)
Matt already answered ...

06-02-2006, 11:32 PM
I think if you lose .5 pounds a week that is pretty good at 18%