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crispybug2crispybug2 Posts: 2,915
edited April 2018 in The cake stop
So what is your food weakness, the thing, or things, that you’d be as skinny as f*ck if you could just stop eating it!!

Mine:- Cheese

Any cheese, don’t care, just cheese
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  • TheBigBeanTheBigBean Posts: 16,254
    Quantity
  • mouthmouth Posts: 1,195
    Anything sold in Sainsbury's. Or Tesco. Or Asda. Or Morrisons. Except mushrooms.

    Joking apart, I'm a lover of all things dairy, and all things wheat. I probably use my toastie maker more than I do the microwave.
    The only disability in life is a poor attitude.
  • tonysjtonysj Posts: 386
    Retirement.
    There's only so much fitness activity I can do, the rest of the day is sat on my ar*e smacking.

    T
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 10,482
    Basically anything edible and sweet.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • vimfuegovimfuego Posts: 1,783
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  • rolf_frolf_f Posts: 16,015
    Pfft. I'm as skinny as Chris Froome and I eat what I like. Though I am trying to eradicate cake and chocolate outside the Christmas season - but that won't make any difference to my shape.
    Faster than a tent.......
  • mrfpbmrfpb Posts: 4,543
    Crisps. Lots of crisps. I can demolish a potato sack sized pack of Dorittos in the time between ad breaks on Dave. I've stopped buying them now, and just walk back and forth to the cupboard for little packs from a multipack.

    It's part of my new fitness routine.
  • ProssPross Posts: 31,674
    I was as skinny as him until about a year after getting married / having our first kid so it must be either be marriage or children rather than the biscuits.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 9,146
    mrfpb wrote:
    Crisps. Lots of crisps. I can demolish a potato sack sized pack of Dorittos in the time between ad breaks on Dave. I've stopped buying them now, and just walk back and forth to the cupboard for little packs from a multipack.

    It's part of my new fitness routine.
    Regular trips to the cupboard and fridge are part of my fitness routine also. I'll go have a look in the fridge to see if there's anything exciting then wander away dejectedly. I'll go back and check another 4 or 5 times in the evening to see if anything has changed.
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  • TashmanTashman Posts: 2,961
    TonySJ wrote:
    Retirement.
    ar*e smacking.
    :shock:
  • TashmanTashman Posts: 2,961
    Food mainly, oh and beer, and rum, then more food
  • Being idle.
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  • bompingtonbompington Posts: 7,674
    Food.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 25,295 Lives Here
    Cake, beer, biscuits, beer, pizza, cheese, beer, cake, and most food types really with a good chunk of being lazy thrown into the mix. Age doesn't help, rapidly approaching 50 my lifestyle hasn't changed and I'm not as slim and trim as I used to be.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 61,048 Lives Here
    Pastries. Of the sweet kind.
  • Wine.
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  • kingdavkingdav Posts: 416
    Work, it's all work's fault.

    Good bits:-
    - ample secure bike parking
    - decent showers
    - towel service
    - free lunch mon-thur
    - free energy/cereal bars
    - each desk has it's own wardrobe

    Bad bits:-
    - Fridge permanently stocked and routinely topped up with coke/fanta/lilt/7up/apple juice/oj/all sorts
    - free crisps, permanently stocked cupboard all the time.
    - free energy/cereal bars/biscuits

    Basically there is an ever present temptation so I snack all day long. I'm not gaining weight because I put in 2 hours a day on the bike getting to and from the office, but the exercise makes me ravenous and not feel too guilty so I snack. Mostly are eating pepsi-max and popchips today

    Poor me!
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,867
    Somebody please fix the thread title...
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  • Kingdav, where the hell do you work?
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  • kingdavkingdav Posts: 416
    Kingdav, where the hell do you work?
    I work for a US firm called FactSet
  • fat daddyfat daddy Posts: 2,605
    pride

    ... I am sure that look is great if you are a Pro cyclist, or really really have to get up the Gloucester rd in 5 minutes ... but I would rather have upper body mass and be able to change a car tyre, open jars etc etc etc and be able to flex my guns at the beach

    As it goes I have neither ...
  • twist83twist83 Posts: 761
    the fact I don't want to look like I have anorexia!! I don't get the want for that 'Pro' look. Awful.

    Anyway on topic. Bread based carbs basically, potato based products as well. Plus other stuff..

    I actually find I stay trimmer when I hit the gym 3-4 times a week doing weights/strength than if I cycle 150+ miles a week. I tend to just eat everything in sight after cycling. Just because I can. But really I cannot.
  • ...those pesky kids.
  • TashmanTashman Posts: 2,961
    ...those pesky kids.
    :lol::lol:
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 49,402
    All those sodding chocolates, cakes and biscuits that people keep leaving out as freebies in the office. First it was birthdays, then it was whenever somebody had been abroad on holiday or business. Then someone started bringing stuff in because it was Friday...then it was when the local Tesco Express had chocolate on offer (which is pretty much all the time :roll: You could pretty much avoid ever buying your own lunch in our office. (Rant over).

    That and cider.
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  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    ...... having a job where I had to carry the equivalent of a hod full of bricks everywhere so have to go to the gym all the time.

    that and being Italian so eating and drinking vino rosso are two of my top three pastimes.
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • To answer the question..........alcohol. I know I've got probably 2000 calories a week right there. Full flavor beer and red wine.

    To deflect the question..........those guys often even have "hunger strike" camps.......here's a quote from a book "a guy once told me he saw a world tour rider buy a bar of chocolate in the airport, smell it, then throw it in the trash".

    It's not just "back to basics", it's a matter of putting race fuel in the Ferrari instead of piss. All day, every day.
  • joe2008joe2008 Posts: 1,531
    To answer the question..........alcohol. I know I've got probably 2000 calories a week right there. Full flavor beer and red wine. .

    Alcohol is converted to acetate by the liver. Alcohol/acetate alone cannot cause fat gain by itself. It’s all the junk people eat in conjunction with alcohol intake that causes fat gain.

    True alcoholics, who drink endlessly but don't tend to eat much, are usually very skinny.
  • I was told this /\ once, alcohol makes for very poor food choices. How many times after a couple of glasses of red do you reach for some nibbles at 11pm?

    Me? Lots of times :(
    Advocate of disc brakes.
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