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I figure I'll start with the relevant details and just see what people have to say. I'm a 32 year old guy, 6'3" and about 230 lbs. I'm one of those people who have always struggled with my weight. When I was in my early 20s, I was over 300 lbs and decided that I needed to make some serious changes in my life. Since that point, almost ten years ago now, I've been more physically active and had a better diet. By the time I was 25, I was down to 185 lbs and working out every day. A couple of years after that, I got into the video game industry. The combination of stress and long hours led to me gaining about 60 lbs. I got myself out of that industry and got my ass back to gym. For the past two years, I've been in the gym, working out an hour a day, five days a week (at least 80% of the time). I've dropped about 15 pounds, I have much better muscle tone, better energy levels, better mood, etc.
So why ask for advice? Well, I'm still overweight and still have a lot of fat around my midsection. I've been working with a trainer for the past couple of months, but I'm still not really seeing any results - my weight has been pretty constant for the past year or so. So I'm wondering what else I can do. Since I'm in the gym pretty regularly, I have some exposure to the guys who are more serious fitness addicts than I am, and they are all about supplements. I'm on the fence about these, as there's a lot of information out there, and there seem to be a lot of scams out there as well. So I'm looking for advice on supplements (specifically) and any idea on losing that last bit of weight (more generally).