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Old 05-11-08, 09:09 PM   #1
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How to lose the rest - the front porch

About a year and a half ago I started riding a bike. The result have been great. The one thing I have not been able to do is finish up. I still have a "front porch", or in other words, the belly is staying with me. I am in pretty good shape, even though I still weigh about 235 pounds.
I rode two metric centuries last weekend which included a fair amount of climbing. No problems, just a little tired. So, why can I not lose the other 25 pounds?
Has anyone else had this problem and then solved it? What did it take?
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Old 05-11-08, 09:13 PM   #2
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Yep, Its simple, Quit feeding the stomach. It will go away.
I had the same problem. 3400 miles this year and a 20 lb weight loss, all in the stomach area.
Eat very small meals. Rode 385 miles last week. 101 miles Saturday.
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Old 05-11-08, 09:32 PM   #3
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New exercise: PUSH away from the table. No beer. No desserts.
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