Back in high school, I was skinny as shit. I was 6 foot, 135-140. I was a twig. Basketball kept me conditioned. Since graduation (3 years) and in between working numerous desk jobs, I've gained SIXTY-FIVE pounds. I'm currently at 205 pounds. I feel like shit. I don't want to be 140. I want to be about 170. I still play ball, but it's like once or twice every two weeks which doesn't really do shit. My eating habits are horrible. I eat late every night, and eat fast food too much. I drink tons of soda. I know these need to change, that's common sense. So strictly to lose weight, not to gain muscle mass in the process, what would you suggest? After reading through this forum I see a few things are being suggested: Sit-ups/Crunches Running on a track every night Interval Running Jump roping I love Smart Ones, Budget Gourmets and whatnot, so eating those aren't a problem. I just have this big gut now. I don't drink or smoke, so it's purely the food I eat, when I eat it, and the lack of exercise. What do you suggest? Could someone write up a weekly exercise routine for someone in my situation? Here's what to remember: Currently 205 pounds, wanting to get down to 170. I like to play basketball, so if you could factor that in somehow, great. Thanks in advance!