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Plans

plan

1. A draught or form; properly, a representation drawn on a plane, as a map or a chart; especially, a top view, as of a machine, or the representation or delineation of a horizontal section of anything, as of a building; a graphic representation; a diagram.

2. A scheme devised; a method of action or procedure expressed or described in language; a project; as, the plan of a constitution; the plan of an expedition. God's plans like lines pure and white unfold. (M. R. Smith)

3. A method; a way of procedure; a custom. The simple plan, That they should take who have the power, And they should keep who can. (Wordsworth) body plan, floor plan, etc. See Body, Floor, etc.

Synonym: scheme, draught, delineation, plot, sketch, project, design, contrivance, device. See Scheme.

Origin: F, fr. L. Planus flat, level. See Plain.


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Re: Anyone have any good diet tips/plans

You could try Atkins diet, it is basically focusing on decreasing your carbohydrates intakes, combine it with regular exercising and you could see some weight loss results.

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by timiber013
Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:39 am
 
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Re: Anyone have any good diet tips/plans

Crash diet plans and excessive amount of exercise can cause loose skin after weight loss so try to avoid these types of weight loss programs. Try to aim for 1 to 2 pounds losing per week, make sure of including weight lifting also ...

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by jaykhyes
Tue Jan 08, 2013 6:53 am
 
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Re: Anyone have any good diet tips/plans

Loose skin after weight loss can be prevented by paying attention to your hydration needs. Water being an important part in maintaining elasticity of skin, should be taken at least 2 litres every day. Eating properly can also help you in avoiding loose skin after weight loss. To maintain the elastic...

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by MaddisonSupple
Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:37 pm
 
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