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MFP topics of studies or tips

Just wanted a place to store links to studies I posted about, or routines, or useful info. 

Just TDEE Please spreadsheet - better than rough 5 level TDEE charts from 1919 study. 

Spreadsheet for TDEE Deficit methods, BMF Tweaks, and HRM tweaks/zones

Future You group

EM2WL group

IPOARM group

Fitbit group

Forum thread

Showing the predicted changes in metabolic rates decline sharply in individuals undergoing adaptive thermogenesis which does lead to plateauing. ie suppressed BMR, slower metabolism, ect.

  1. Christian Weyer, Roy L Walford, Inge T Harper, Mike Milner, Taber MacCallum, P Antonio Tataranni and Eric Ravussin, "Energy metabolism after 2 y of energy restriction: the Biosphere 2 experiment", American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 72, No. 4, 946-953, October 2000.  Free Full Text
  2. Friedlander AL, et al. "Three weeks of caloric restriction alters protein metabolism in normal-weight, young men" Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab., 2005 Sep;289(3):E446-55. Epub 2005 May 3. PMID: 15870104
  3. Keys A, Brozek J, Henschel A, Mickelsen O, Taylor HL. "The biology of human starvation", Minneapolis: University of Minneapolis Press, 1950.
  4. Welle SL, Seaton TB, Campbell RG. "Some metabolic effects of overeating in man", Am J Clin Nutr. 1986 Dec;44(6):718-24. PMID: 3538842
  5. Martin CK, Heilbronn LK, de Jonge L, Delany JP, Volaufova J, Anton SD, Redman LM, Smith SR, Ravussin E. "Effect of calorie restriction on resting metabolic rate and spontaneous physical activity", Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Dec;15(12):2964-73. PMID: 18198305
  6. Rosenbaum M, Hirsch J, Gallagher DA, Leibel RL., Long-term persistence of adaptive thermogenesis in subjects who have maintained a reduced body weight. Am J Clin Nutr., 2008 Oct;88(4):906-12. PMID: 18842775

Effects of dieting and exercise on resting metabolic rate and implications for weight management. Reasonable deficict can spare LBM loss. Resistance training helps with bigger deficits Weight of Nation study comments - Lyle MacDonald on why so hard women lose fat

Why muscle building burns fat

Aerobic burns fat better

Interval info

Water retention and effects. 

HRM and machine comparison for calorie burn and why

Body composition methods and accuracy

MFP and TDEE activity level multipliers

current weight BMR/TDEE daily goal calc

current weight BMR / future weight TDEE daily goal calc

Eating more

Track progress down the road.

104 lost to 225 on 4/14 (lost  that in 2 years doing extreme deficit)

14 lost to 110 lb on 12/20

24 lost to 110 lb on 7/8

45 lost to 68 lb on 12/11

60 lost to 63 lb on 4/14 

1200 gross eating level, lots of exercise

16 lbs lost to 165 goal on 4/8/14. 

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