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    11ABBY11 posted:
    question, iv signed up for a gym about 3 months ago i do stationary bike 30min at diff levels for cardio and like another 20min different machines also alternate treadmil. i only loose a pound or two and gain it back but have noticed my clothes fit better. why is this? also im eating better. subway sand at lunch, dont eat aft 9pm drink at least 30oz water. what am i missing? im pre-diabetic and high bp trying to do better with my health. i do feel better more energetic but just not dropping and lbs
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    Tomato05 responded:
    Your exercise sounds good, now you just need to work on the eating pattern and then the weight should come off.

    You need to reduce your calories, and since you are pre-diabetic, try to limit refined carbohydrates (such as white bread, white rice, pasta, flour, sugar etc.).

    It is good that you are eating better. Keep working on improving your eating. For example instead of a Subway sandwich at lunch, maybe eat a mixed salad (various salad ingredients, raw veg) and a source of lean protein such as tinned fish or grilled chicken breast/shrimps, or a boiled egg.


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