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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #250 on: February 10, 2017, 09:07:01 AM »
was weird.  i weighed 2lbs more this morning than yesterday.  likely due to Work function and eating dinner later and drinking lots of extra water later at night.  i usually only have one glass when i get home.  Really hoping to cross that 200 mark tomorrow morning ... fingers crossed.

I find hydration status to cause large short term swings in daily weights. The long term average is a better measure of your actual fat loss IMO

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« Reply #251 on: February 10, 2017, 09:26:09 AM »
Feeling good about a small gain.  Visiting relatives for the last 10 days with lots of fancy eating had me afraid to step on the scale until this morning.  I need to up my game if I'm going to see any progress though.  So hard when its cold, snowing and blustery outside.   I can tell that in this type of weather I want to eat all the carbs!   And a houseguest just put a pot of potato soup in the slow cooker for tonight.  Sigh.

12/28 - 153
01/06 - 150
01/17 - 150
01/27 - 149
02/02 - 150 -  2% down

Goal:  137

eta:  Looking back I see that I tried a similar challenge last year and also got all whiny about cold weather in Feb.  On the plus side, I guess I have identified my weakness!!

02/10 - 144

Looks good but... I am in the last day of a 5 day fast.  So this may be largely water weight.  Did the fast as a challenge and to kick start myself into a low carb-high fat diet.


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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #252 on: February 10, 2017, 09:35:11 AM »
was weird.  i weighed 2lbs more this morning than yesterday.  likely due to Work function and eating dinner later and drinking lots of extra water later at night.  i usually only have one glass when i get home.  Really hoping to cross that 200 mark tomorrow morning ... fingers crossed.

I find hydration status to cause large short term swings in daily weights. The long term average is a better measure of your actual fat loss IMO

oh i agree.  i just want to see 1 as the first digit on a scale.  i have a bio electric impedence meter i use as well ... not 100% accurate but enough to see my fat content is dropping.
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« Reply #253 on: February 10, 2017, 10:20:17 AM »
oh i agree.  i just want to see 1 as the first digit on a scale.  i have a bio electric impedence meter i use as well ... not 100% accurate but enough to see my fat content is dropping.

It works for a trend, as do waistline measurements (for males). I use the modified YMCA formula for body fat % calculations

For Males:
(All circumference measurements are in inches, weight is in pounds)

% body fat =100*(4.15*waist-0.082*weight-94.42)/weight 

Super easy to calculate.

For females, its more complicated.

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« Reply #254 on: February 10, 2017, 10:59:24 AM »
oh i agree.  i just want to see 1 as the first digit on a scale.  i have a bio electric impedence meter i use as well ... not 100% accurate but enough to see my fat content is dropping.

It works for a trend, as do waistline measurements (for males). I use the modified YMCA formula for body fat % calculations

For Males:
(All circumference measurements are in inches, weight is in pounds)

% body fat =100*(4.15*waist-0.082*weight-94.42)/weight 

Super easy to calculate.

For females, its more complicated.

that seems extremely high for my build ... i'm no where near 25% fat.  yeah i figured out its flaw there is no height in that formula.  so a 5' tall guy with my exact same attribute could have the same % body fat measurement. 
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #255 on: February 10, 2017, 11:01:07 AM »
oh i agree.  i just want to see 1 as the first digit on a scale.  i have a bio electric impedence meter i use as well ... not 100% accurate but enough to see my fat content is dropping.

It works for a trend, as do waistline measurements (for males). I use the modified YMCA formula for body fat % calculations

For Males:
(All circumference measurements are in inches, weight is in pounds)

% body fat =100*(4.15*waist-0.082*weight-94.42)/weight 

Super easy to calculate.

For females, its more complicated.

Your equation struck a chord with me. I don't own a scale so have been tracking measurements instead. I have been curious how I could translate them into body fat %. Why is it more complicated for females?


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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #256 on: February 10, 2017, 11:20:57 AM »
oh i agree.  i just want to see 1 as the first digit on a scale.  i have a bio electric impedence meter i use as well ... not 100% accurate but enough to see my fat content is dropping.

It works for a trend, as do waistline measurements (for males). I use the modified YMCA formula for body fat % calculations

For Males:
(All circumference measurements are in inches, weight is in pounds)

% body fat =100*(4.15*waist-0.082*weight-94.42)/weight 

Super easy to calculate.

For females, its more complicated.

Your equation struck a chord with me. I don't own a scale so have been tracking measurements instead. I have been curious how I could translate them into body fat %. Why is it more complicated for females?

men typically carry almost all fat in their belly region women carry it all over the place from thighs and hips to arms.
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #257 on: February 10, 2017, 12:28:00 PM »
I've been lurking in on this discussion for a while trying to figure out how to join up with the goal without owning a scale. Perhaps it's fair to set my goal at losing 10% of my fatty area inches (waist and hips especially)? Thanks for letting me in on this even without a scale. :)
I've been on a high fat/low carb diet for 3 days now and really liking it and before that I was doing the Whole30. I keep my carbs between 20-30g daily. For example, yesterday was 83% fat, 13% protein and 4% carbs with a total of 1,799 calories and a 30 minute moderate workout. I'm 5'5" and last I checked I was about 140 lbs, but that was 6 months ago.

Last week's measurements:
Bust = 34.5"
Natural waist = 30"
Belly button = 32"
Hips = 39"
Thigh =24"

This week:
Bust = 34 (Δ-0.5")
Nat. Waist = 29 (Δ-1")
Belly button = 32 (Δ0)
Hips = 39 (Δ0)
Thigh = 23.25 (Δ-0.75)

My 10% goal:
bust = 31.05
waist = 27
hips = 35.1
belly button = 28.8
thigh = 21.6

Side note, I knew body statistics had changed in the last 50 years, but I didn't know it was this drastic. 1" gain in height and 10" gain in waist size! :-O
"Today, the average American woman is 5'4″, has a waist size of 34-35 inches and weighs between 140-150 lbs, with a dress size of 12-14. Fifty years ago, the average woman was 5'3-4″ with a waist size of approximately 24-25″, she weighed about 120 lbs and wore a size 8."

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #258 on: February 10, 2017, 12:56:20 PM »
I've been lurking in on this discussion for a while trying to figure out how to join up with the goal without owning a scale. Perhaps it's fair to set my goal at losing 10% of my fatty area inches (waist and hips especially)? Thanks for letting me in on this even without a scale. :)
I've been on a high fat/low carb diet for 3 days now and really liking it and before that I was doing the Whole30. I keep my carbs between 20-30g daily. For example, yesterday was 83% fat, 13% protein and 4% carbs with a total of 1,799 calories and a 30 minute moderate workout. I'm 5'5" and last I checked I was about 140 lbs, but that was 6 months ago.

Last week's measurements:
Bust = 34.5"
Natural waist = 30"
Belly button = 32"
Hips = 39"
Thigh =24"

This week:
Bust = 34 (Δ-0.5")
Nat. Waist = 29 (Δ-1")
Belly button = 32 (Δ0)
Hips = 39 (Δ0)
Thigh = 23.25 (Δ-0.75)

My 10% goal:
bust = 31.05
waist = 27
hips = 35.1
belly button = 28.8
thigh = 21.6

Side note, I knew body statistics had changed in the last 50 years, but I didn't know it was this drastic. 1" gain in height and 10" gain in waist size! :-O
"Today, the average American woman is 5'4″, has a waist size of 34-35 inches and weighs between 140-150 lbs, with a dress size of 12-14. Fifty years ago, the average woman was 5'3-4″ with a waist size of approximately 24-25″, she weighed about 120 lbs and wore a size 8."

Source: Webmd

when you make sugar and processed carbs readily available to the masses for cheap prices you get where we are now.
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #259 on: February 10, 2017, 01:14:08 PM »
1/9  : 340
1/19: 327 (3.8% loss)
2/1  : 322 (5% loss total)
2/5  : 316  (7% loss)
2/10: 311  (8.5%)

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #260 on: February 10, 2017, 01:25:28 PM »
I'm In!!
1/2/17 161.8#
2/3/17 158.2#
2/10/17 157.2#
I started running again after getting diagnosed with exercise induced asthma.  Also started drinking a protein shake for breakfast made with protein powder, chia seeds, frozen banana/ spinach, and soy milk.  I don't eat until I'm hungry.  Limiting alcohol and desserts.  I am feeling better :)

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #261 on: February 10, 2017, 01:32:58 PM »
I've been lurking in on this discussion for a while trying to figure out how to join up with the goal without owning a scale. Perhaps it's fair to set my goal at losing 10% of my fatty area inches (waist and hips especially)? Thanks for letting me in on this even without a scale. :) ...

Landlady, if you workout at a gym, a lot of times they have scales in the locker room you can use!

I do like the idea of measurements though, it's really good.  Progress pictures help too, I take mine at the beginning of each month and when I'm having a particularly rough day weight-wise and the day to day numbers aren't super great, the pictures help me see month to month clear progress.  I don't post them anywhere, I just keep them on my phone, but they've helped.

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #262 on: February 10, 2017, 02:27:37 PM »
BabyShark I'm not a gym member so I try to sneak a peak at friend's scales when I'm visiting.
Great idea for a progress picture! I'll give that a try too. Now to find the least harsh lighting in the house...

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #263 on: February 10, 2017, 04:16:51 PM »
Count me in as well.  I'm currently 150.  Aiming to get down to 125 within the first half of the year!
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #264 on: February 10, 2017, 04:20:58 PM »
was weird.  i weighed 2lbs more this morning than yesterday.  likely due to Work function and eating dinner later and drinking lots of extra water later at night.  i usually only have one glass when i get home.  Really hoping to cross that 200 mark tomorrow morning ... fingers crossed.
It is really easy to swing up to +/-4 lbs due to activity and diet that is just transient.  Try no to read too much into the measurement "noise".

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #265 on: February 10, 2017, 04:22:49 PM »
I'm a firm believer in working out.  My plan to achieve my goal is to spend at least one hour per day working out at the gym focusing on both cardio and strength training involving more functionally oriented programs.  Will of course cut down on intake of carbs, but exercise is the master key here.
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« Reply #266 on: February 10, 2017, 05:31:33 PM »
I'm a firm believer in working out.  My plan to achieve my goal is to spend at least one hour per day working out at the gym focusing on both cardio and strength training involving more functionally oriented programs.  Will of course cut down on intake of carbs, but exercise is the master key here.

If you're working out to be physically fit yes. To kill fat. Inefficient. Diet matters much more
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« Reply #267 on: February 10, 2017, 05:32:43 PM »
was weird.  i weighed 2lbs more this morning than yesterday.  likely due to Work function and eating dinner later and drinking lots of extra water later at night.  i usually only have one glass when i get home.  Really hoping to cross that 200 mark tomorrow morning ... fingers crossed.
It is really easy to swing up to +/-4 lbs due to activity and diet that is just transient.  Try no to read too much into the measurement "noise".

Yes I understand but i eat a very stable diet with a cheat day on Saturday. So my weight loss trends lower all week. Was just interesting water did that much that night.
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #268 on: February 10, 2017, 08:20:35 PM »
For females, its more complicated.

In my experience, that is always true.
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #269 on: February 10, 2017, 08:28:36 PM »
<----  Hey BabyShark, lower numbers are that a way.

Also, maybe consider the Bronx Diet. It dates back to near prehistoric time (the 1970's), but all I've ever read of the book is page one, which is all anyone really needs.

From page one of The Bronx Diet:
"The Radical Principle:
To gain weight, eat more. To lose weight, eat less."

It's the only diet I've ever needed.

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #270 on: February 11, 2017, 12:02:11 AM »
<----  Hey BabyShark, lower numbers are that a way.

Also, maybe consider the Bronx Diet. It dates back to near prehistoric time (the 1970's), but all I've ever read of the book is page one, which is all anyone really needs.

From page one of The Bronx Diet:
"The Radical Principle:
To gain weight, eat more. To lose weight, eat less."

It's the only diet I've ever needed.

Wowza. Are you trying to be funny, or just straight up trying to be a dick? if the latter, stop.

I was going for humor and support. I'd guess you didn't take it that way.

Yeah, I realized that eventually. Especially when Babyshark laughed. I rode to a rescue that didn't need to happen. My bad. I made an apology a couple posts above, too.

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #271 on: February 11, 2017, 03:57:40 AM »
199.6. Down under 200!!! 

And that was with a Sunday cheat day. Vs the typical Saturday.

5% lost.
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #272 on: February 11, 2017, 05:36:32 AM »
First week weigh in for me. Had a good first week. I like to start off slowly by making one change at a time. This week I just started using the elliptical everyday for 30 min first thing in the morning. I have been doing some weight training as well, but stayed away from cardio. Over the next few weeks I plan to start making some cuts to portion sizes.

1/28- 310
2/4-   306

2/11- 306
Maintained this past week which I'm happy with. Work provided 2 lunches. Pizza and Taco bar. Could have been much worse than maintaining. This next week will be better.

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #273 on: February 11, 2017, 06:59:19 AM »
182.6

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #274 on: February 11, 2017, 09:02:24 AM »
Been working out almost every day since the start of the year. I've lost 4 lbs and plateaued. I'm getting stronger and fitter, but not lighter--which is a goal of mine. Time to start experimenting.

Things that are working:

Really using my Daily Burn membership and participating in the online community and challenges
Purchased workout clothes, shoes, bras to feel good when working out
Finding a bike ride I want to do in May to motivate me to work out consistently
Decided to stop doing crazy diets and programs and adopt sustainable slow progress instead.

Things that are spotty:

Logging meals. Inconsistent,

New things to try
Upon recommendation of a trainer friend, starting to do Jenna Wolfe's "30 Days" book to experiment with weight loss strategies.

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #275 on: February 11, 2017, 12:10:16 PM »
Update:

Start: ~173 (varied around that)
Goal: 155 (prefer 135-145)
Current: 167 (stable for a week)
-3.5%

I'm cautiously hopeful that this will work. Exercise (separate fitness goal) has been mostly off due to an injury. I've been working on portion sizes and food choices.

Down just another pound...but still progress. Down 4% overall. Halfway to my goal is in just 2 pounds. That makes it sound more possible. :-)

DH is down 2 pounds....1/10th of the way to his goal.

At least we're both moving in the right direction.

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #276 on: February 11, 2017, 03:49:50 PM »
Weighed in at 167 this morning. Down 5%, but I drank last night and I'm probably dehydrated. Too soon to tell.

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #277 on: February 12, 2017, 05:06:46 AM »
Down one pound this week to 272 from a start of 294. Was hoping for at least 2 given the effort this week. It's still in the right direction though.  Off to do some yoga now. 

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« Reply #278 on: February 12, 2017, 06:59:41 AM »
Down one pound this week to 272 from a start of 294. Was hoping for at least 2 given the effort this week. It's still in the right direction though.  Off to do some yoga now.

2 pounds of fat in a week is hard to do - you have to undereat by 1000 Kcal/day to achieve that. At that level, you are likely to be losing significant muscle mass as well which will be counterproductive in the long term. 1 pound per week should be plenty, that's still 52 pounds in a year and if you maintain more muscle mass you will look much better with your shirt off :)

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #279 on: February 12, 2017, 09:02:16 AM »
Finally showing results. I'm aiming for 1lb per week.  Starting at 155.5 and aiming for 145 as first goal.  I'll see about 140 but that might be too low to comfortably maintain for me.  I'm 5'7" for reference.

Start - 155.5
Week one - 154.5
Week two - 154.5
Week three (today) - 153.0

As a prediabetic my waist size is important too but I'm  too shy to post that yet as it hasn't budged. :) seems more personal than weight.

I'm really happy about the health motivation to move everyday.  I average 60 mins a day of walking, most as part of my commute.  Will add in a body weight routine his week.

Also pretty happy about my eating.  Never hungry and motivated enough to resist the 3pm Clif bar or equivalent.  22g of sugar!  Planning is the key here.  Feels a lot like optimizing our finances!

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« Reply #280 on: February 12, 2017, 09:53:47 AM »
Count me in as well. Weighed in at 249.4lb on 1/8 and 245.6lb on 1/15 (today I am 244.6lbs). I have an upcoming trip to Austin, TX for the MotoGP race in April and I'd like to get down to ~215lb by then. The regiment I am following has me dropping my weight based upon a percentage, 1%, on a weekly basis. I'll provide weekly weigh-ins in the future and if I average a loss of 2.5lb per week I should reach my initial target.

Weigh In (lbs)
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1/15: 245.6
1/22: 244.2
1/29: 243.8
2/5: 243
2/12: 242
Getting closer to the 230s!

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #281 on: February 12, 2017, 04:00:58 PM »
Weigh in day.

191  December 24
188  January 01
185  January 08
185  January 15
184  January 22
184  January 29
181  February 05
181  February 12

A very disappointing stand still week. What made it especially bad was I sneaked in a mid week weigh in and I was at 179.5. 

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #282 on: February 13, 2017, 03:58:59 AM »
148.8 - January 16
147.0 - January 23
145.8 - February 6
145.4 - February 13

Stand still for me, too.  Surprising because I was sick last week and didn't have much appetite. 

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #283 on: February 13, 2017, 06:53:35 AM »
1/9           340
1/30    328
2/6           317
2/13     308 - oh god my identity. I'm not a super heavyweight for the first time in years.

Weight loss should be slowing soon now that I'm off the antibiotics and hopefully my appetite should increase. 2 pounds away from the 10% mark.33 pounds to go until re-evaluation.

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« Reply #284 on: February 13, 2017, 07:37:18 AM »
1/9           340
1/30    328
2/6           317
2/13     308 - oh god my identity. I'm not a super heavyweight for the first time in years.

Weight loss should be slowing soon now that I'm off the antibiotics and hopefully my appetite should increase. 2 pounds away from the 10% mark.33 pounds to go until re-evaluation.

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #285 on: February 13, 2017, 08:58:32 AM »
12/27: 228
So 12/27: 228
1/12: 220
I forgot to post, but I was at 218 last week.
2/1: 214
2/13: 214, but I feel thinner :P
One thing I meant to ask about.  My floor isn't very flat, so I move the scale around until I get the same weight 3 times, then use that.  But today it fluctuated from like 210 to 225, normally it's only a couple pounds.  Any suggestions on what to actually use?

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #286 on: February 13, 2017, 09:31:50 AM »
148.8 - January 16
147.0 - January 23
145.8 - February 6
145.4 - February 13

Stand still for me, too.  Surprising because I was sick last week and didn't have much appetite.

You lost almost half a pound. That sounds pretty good to me. Some weeks you do everything right, but still the body doesn't quite cooperate. It sucks, but we have to keep going. Here's to better results this week.

After I had surgery a few years ago, I barely ate for about ten days. I eagerly weighed myself expecting to have lost three or four pounds. I had lost *one* pound. I was pissed.

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #287 on: February 13, 2017, 12:50:00 PM »
Sorry if this is out of place.  Anyone can recommend a gym in Toronto that's around 100 dollars a month, with a swimming pool?
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #288 on: February 13, 2017, 01:07:20 PM »
1/9  : 340
1/19: 327 (3.8% loss)
2/1  : 322 (5% loss total)
2/5  : 316  (7% loss)
2/10: 311  (8.5%)

Inspiring!  I need to start my own program very soon.
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #289 on: February 13, 2017, 01:14:01 PM »
Weighing in because y'all are going to help be my accountabilibuddies:

Monday, January 2, 2017
Weight: 156.9 lbs
% Body Fat: 37.7
BMI: 28.7

Monday, January 9, 2017
Weight: 152.3 lbs
% Body Fat: 38.3
BMI: 27.9

Monday, January 16, 2017
Weight: 149.4
% Body Fat: 36.8
BMI: 27.3
Monday, January 23, 2017
Weight: 149.4
% Body Fat: 36.5
BMI: 27.3

Weight: 148.5
% Body Fat: 36.6%
BMI: 27.2

Monday, February 6, 2016
Weight: 152.6
% Body Fat: 36.1
BMI: 27.9

Monday, February 13, 2016
Weight: 152.6
% Body Fat: 35.7%
BMI: 27.9

Annoying because I pulled as low as 149.7 last week but this weekend screwed me up again.  I've got to be better.
« Last Edit: February 13, 2017, 03:28:23 PM by BabyShark »

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #290 on: February 13, 2017, 02:52:37 PM »
1/9           340
1/30    328
2/6           317
2/13     308 - oh god my identity. I'm not a super heavyweight for the first time in years.

Weight loss should be slowing soon now that I'm off the antibiotics and hopefully my appetite should increase. 2 pounds away from the 10% mark.33 pounds to go until re-evaluation.

It looks like you will be the first one to reach a 10% weight loss. Well done!
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #291 on: February 14, 2017, 02:44:17 PM »
Natural waist measurements:
2/8 - 30"
2/10 - 29"
2/12 - 29"
2/14 - 28.5" (5%)
10% Goal - 27"

My hip measurement isn't budging. I don't think the waist drop is water weight since I did Whole 30 in Jan and keto for 8 days now. But maybe keto is a different beast when it comes to water weight.

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #292 on: February 15, 2017, 06:11:35 AM »
Update
12/27: 198.4
1/3:   193.0
1/10: 190.6
1/17: 188.2
1/24: 188.4
1/31: 186.2
2/7:  184.4

2/14: 183.0

Down 7.8%. Progress continues!
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #293 on: February 15, 2017, 07:23:03 AM »
Everybody on this thread is seriously impressive and motivating. Which I guess is the point of Gauntlet challenges but man I need to step up my game.

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #294 on: February 15, 2017, 10:13:35 AM »
Is it too late to join?  I got to the heaviest I have ever been around Christmas at 185 lbs (5'10, f).  When I was in college, playing soccer on scholarship, my lowest weight was around 160 but I had a lot more muscle back then.  It's been a constant struggle to adjust from the "athlete diet" which is eat whatever you want cause you burn 1000s of calories a day (what I've been doing my entire life) to "normal human diet" where you can't eat half a pizza every few days without some consequences.

2/14: 179.8, 32.7 BF%

Goal: 155
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #295 on: February 16, 2017, 01:43:54 PM »

After I had surgery a few years ago, I barely ate for about ten days. I eagerly weighed myself expecting to have lost three or four pounds. I had lost *one* pound. I was pissed.

Candace that's how I felt after my baby was born... I thought I was going to have lost so much but all I could think was why do I still weigh so much??

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #296 on: February 17, 2017, 06:52:27 AM »
1/9      340
1/30    328
2/6      317
2/13    308
2/17    306 - BOOM. Light weight baby!

34 pounds down, 10% of my bodyweight off into the ether. I've dropped a clothing size my 3XL shirts are a little big now and the 2XL aren't quite big enough. So yeah, baggy clothes for a little, but the 2XL will be fitting in a month or two.

Anyone else get driven crazy by clothing sizes between manufacturers? Seriously, some of my 3XLs are smaller than some of the 2XLs. Fat guy problems, huh?

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #297 on: February 17, 2017, 06:53:49 AM »
1/9      340
1/30    328
2/6      317
2/13    308
2/17    306 - BOOM. Light weight baby!

34 pounds down, 10% of my bodyweight off into the ether. I've dropped a clothing size my 3XL shirts are a little big now and the 2XL aren't quite big enough. So yeah, baggy clothes for a little, but the 2XL will be fitting in a month or two.

Anyone else get driven crazy by clothing sizes between manufacturers? Seriously, some of my 3XLs are smaller than some of the 2XLs. Fat guy problems, huh?

i have tall guy problems with this.  due to the crazy variance in t shirt length.
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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #298 on: February 17, 2017, 06:55:29 AM »
1/9      340
1/30    328
2/6      317
2/13    308
2/17    306 - BOOM. Light weight baby!

34 pounds down, 10% of my bodyweight off into the ether. I've dropped a clothing size my 3XL shirts are a little big now and the 2XL aren't quite big enough. So yeah, baggy clothes for a little, but the 2XL will be fitting in a month or two.

Anyone else get driven crazy by clothing sizes between manufacturers? Seriously, some of my 3XLs are smaller than some of the 2XLs. Fat guy problems, huh?

i have tall guy problems with this.  due to the crazy variance in t shirt length.

I know, right? I accidentally put a shirt through the dryer a while back and was thinking "Oh, it'll just be tight". Nope, belly shirt now. The struggles of being well over 6 feet tall, I share the feels brother.

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Re: Lose 10% or More of Your Body Weight in 2017
« Reply #299 on: February 17, 2017, 09:47:25 AM »
I usually weigh in and post on Sunday but am posting here on Friday for added motivation.  The weekend uptick is real and I want to avoid it if I can this week.

Sunday Feb 12 - 153.0
Friday Feb 17 - 152.4
Sunday Feb 19 - ?

I want to see a solid 152.0 but would accept a 152.5.  :)