06-03-2010, 11:26 AM
well i got a bout on september 11th, im currently 3.5kg off my fight weight. i aint in training now but gonna start july 11th. which is around 8weeks before the fight
how should i go about losing 3.5kg in 8weeks in a healthy way. meaning how many kgs should i be loosing weekly?
appreciate it guys
06-03-2010, 12:13 PM
3.5kg is pretty much 8lbs, so if you're doing 8 weeks of training you'll probably want to be losing about a pound a week. This can be achieved by having a calorie deficit of 500 each day (burning off 500 calories more than you consume), seven days a week. You'll have to monitor everything you eat to make sure you're doing things right.
If it was me, I might want to burn a bit extra just to be sure (metabolic rate differs from person to person), but providing you regularly weigh yourself to make sure you're on course, you should be fine.
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