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buzzman003 01-29-2013 12:01 AM

Cut back on Beer because the belly is too big?
 
Any one else cutting back on their beer consumption because they are gaining too much weight? I've gained 6 pounds so I have to stop drinking until I lose it again. :(

Sad thing is, I can't stop brewing the beer so I figure I would brew more porters and stouts that take a while to age since I can't drink it.

New years resolution - down the drain.....:mug:

Cathedral 01-29-2013 12:04 AM

no.

StittsvilleJames 01-29-2013 12:08 AM

I'll stop drinking beer when there's six feet of dirt between me and the nearest homebrew. :)

Cathedral 01-29-2013 12:09 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Cathedral (Post 4837706)
no.

That being said, I do keep a pretty vigorous workout schedule and I try to eat healthy. I have a bit of a paunch but I wear it as a badge of honor.

If I ever come down with dickey-do* then I probably would cut back. There is a fine line to balance between indulging in your passion and being healthy. Everything in moderation.





*"mah belly sticks out ferther than mah dickey do!"

Craigmn 01-29-2013 12:10 AM

I work out enough that I don't gain much weight, and I've convinced myself that the extra calories are "bulking" calories.

matt2778 01-29-2013 12:11 AM

Never! I just run a few more miles a week. The fancy new treadmills at the YMCA even tell you how many calories your burning. Two big beers is right around five miles.

the_trout 01-29-2013 12:11 AM

Im going the other route and trying to be more active and eat more fresh foods. The beer weight is a real concern though. Im hoping I can make enough of an impact with other lifestyle choices that I dont have to regulate my beer consumption.

Billy-Klubb 01-29-2013 12:12 AM

nope. 5'7" and 120 lbs. hyper active metabolism rocks sometimes.

buzzman003 01-29-2013 12:15 AM

I am trying to run more, cut out High Fructose Corn Syrup (Its in EVERYTHING!), eat more whole foods, and work out more. (3x a week)

I noticed that when I went cold turkey for 3 weeks, I lost 6 pounds without changing anything in my diet or workout. Food for thought... no pun intended.

Cider123 01-29-2013 12:16 AM

yep. Only one per day and maybe 2 on a weekend night. Also moderate portions, low carbs and exercise. Otherwise I'll gain back the 60lbs I lost.


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