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Advice for cutting 15-18 lbs

Discussion in 'Dieting / Supplement Discussion' started by DeadManWalking, May 22, 2008.

  1. hello, I'm 5'11" 165-168lbs depending on the time of day. I'm going to try a amatuer pankration fight. i've been doing kickboxing and bjj for a couple of months. The fight would be on may 31. Weight classes are 151-under or 152-173. Also it is 3 rounds of 3 minutes. i'm going to do the novice class because this will be my first time. I am wondering if i can make 151 by that time, what do i eat and how much weight is safe to cut still having enough cardio to fight. I've heard steamed vegtables and chicken breast, or protien shakes all days and one solid meal at night. The weigh in will be the day before at 7-9PM and my fight would be the next day some time after 11AM. any thoughts or help would be great. i just don't know if its a good idea to fight in the higher weight class is some guy is coming down from 190lbs.. ok thanks guys.
     
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    Depends man...

    You do not have much time, you could certainly cut your diet and lose a few pounds, but at that weight you are most likely going to have to sweat out a few (or even a lot) of pounds...

    Have you ever cut weight before in a sauna?

    Do can def do it...but it will be a hard cut...esp if it is your first time cutting/using a sauna...

    but def doable
     
  4. i got back from kickboxing tonight and after i showered i weighed 164lbs. so thats 13lbs to make the 151-under. i wonder if i eat very little and drink lots of water i can get down to 159 even, i think i could get out 8lbs int he sauna but anymore and i dont' know.
     
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    Not enough time to do it healthy
     
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    Yeah again you can do it...

    But it is going to be a hard cut...

    Not trying to discourage you, just being honest. Seeing as your weight-ins are in the evening, and the fights are the next morning, that does not give you a lot of time to recover...so just keep that in mind...

    i am sure you will be able to do it, but how you feel is another question.
     

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