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Whats after induction?

S: 12st10lb C: 10st6lb G: 9st6lb BMI: 25.9 Loss: 2st4lb(17.98%)
#2
Am I right in thinking that induction is 2 weeks of following the food list in the book and not going over the 20g of carbs a day?
then how many carb g's are you meant to have a day after the induction phase?
x
you can stay on induction for as long as you like. the more weight u have to lose the longer you should stay on the 1st stage for.
 

ThinLizzy

Wants to be a yummy mummy
S: 16st4lb C: 16st4lb G: 12st0lb Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#3
oh right, how do you know when to move up to the next stage then?
 

StephenP

Mines a V&T Please
S: 14st8lb C: 13st0lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 1st8lb(10.78%)
#4
Induction 6 month MAX read the book informations all there
 
S: 12st10lb C: 10st6lb G: 9st6lb BMI: 25.9 Loss: 2st4lb(17.98%)
#5
sorry cant help you on that one as i am still doing the first stage. but i am sure some one will be along and give u an answer soon
 

StephenP

Mines a V&T Please
S: 14st8lb C: 13st0lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 1st8lb(10.78%)
#6
i skipped the next stage i.e OWL straight onto Pre-Maint, but only move on when your at 10lbs of your goal weight
 

cherl889

Loves this site!
S: 11st1lb C: 10st9lb G: 9st10lb BMI: 26.4 Loss: 0st6lb(3.87%)
#7
I cant help im afraid........Jim will know!
 

kezzyBee

Silver Member
S: 13st13lb C: 13st4lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 31.9 Loss: 0st9lb(4.62%)
#8
What I plan on doing is staying on induction for another 8 weeks and depending on how much weight I have lost going up to the next stage. I am on week 3 now and have lost 10lb in just over 2 weeks so if I go on like this then I won't be far off my goal when I go onto the next stage...that is the theory anyway!!:rolleyes: I have 2 stone 8lb left to lose!
I don't know if what I am doing is correct but this is just my plans:)
 

ThinLizzy

Wants to be a yummy mummy
S: 16st4lb C: 16st4lb G: 12st0lb Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#9
right okay thanks guys, i was under the impression you moved onto another stage after 2 weeks, doh! I'll just stick with the induction and will try and read more in the book. thanks x
 

Jim

Big Boy
S: 25st0lb C: 13st1lb G: 13st1lb BMI: 24.1 Loss: 11st13lb(47.71%)
#10
The book does say do a minimum of 2 weeks on Induction, But, if you have a lot to lose you can stay on induction for up to 6 months. I did that. The book then says when you move into OWL you add 5 Gm of carbs per week, i.e. 1st week in OWL = 25 Gm carbs per day, 2nd week in OWL 30 Gm carbs per day until you stop losing. At that point you reduce by 5 Gm of carbs and providing you are still losing (albeit slowly) stay with that until you are ready to go into pre maint.

I actually upped my carbs by months not weeks as I was scared to come out of induction and I skipped pre maint entirely.
 


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