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28-06-2015, 18:12   #1
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What is a realistic time frame to lose 7 stone

I am 6ft tall and 20.5 stone , my long term goal is 13.5 stone. How long do you think it would take if I ate healthy 90% of the time and trained hard in the gym 4 or 5 times a week?
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The first 5 stone, about a year, the next 2 stone could take a while though...
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You need to define what eating healthy means to you.
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If you diet is close to perfect, then you'll do it in 12-18 months.
But depending on what your idea of "healthy 90% of the time"
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It's very age dependent too.
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I'd say 12-18 month.

But you'll see progress all the way it's not like 20 stone = bad and you feel bad all the way till suddenly 13.5 stone = good.

You'll start to notice improvements after a few weeks which should spur you on to keep motivated.
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I am 6ft tall and 20.5 stone , my long term goal is 13.5 stone. How long do you think it would take if I ate healthy 90% of the time and trained hard in the gym 4 or 5 times a week?
If you plan to do it the sensible, healthy way then it should be possible within a year.
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I was 19+st stone at the end of march, beginning of April. I am now 16st 5lb today so I am closing in on stone no.3 soon. I am walking 5km a day now. I cannot tell you how it has made an enormous difference to my physical and mental wellbeing!!! You can do it!!
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With proper diet and hard working you can achieve your goal in 1,5 years or maybe even in one year. Everything depends of your commitment.
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And remember - however long it does take you to come down, plan to allocate a similar amount of time getting back to "normal" eating patterns to make sure you KEEP it off
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