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Old 09-18-2006, 01:33 PM   #21
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6'4", 250. Got lots to lose.

It seems like there are a lot of tall guys here.

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Old 09-18-2006, 01:35 PM   #22
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It seems like there are a lot of tall guys here.
Even more in Holland:

Dutch are tallest people on Earth
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Old 09-18-2006, 02:02 PM   #23
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It seems like there are a lot of tall guys here.
it does seem that way.* these numbers would, by the way, be better reported as body-mass-indexes ... for those reporting so far, there's an average height of 72 inches, average weight of 196 pounds, and average bmi of 26.6, which is generally considered "overweight" (near 60% reporting have bmi's in excess of 25, none are "underweight" (bmi < 18.5).
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Old 09-18-2006, 02:05 PM   #24
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Ok, I'll bite. 6' 9" 262 lbs. Still trying to get down to 250. Raised on meat and 'taters.
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Old 09-18-2006, 02:28 PM   #25
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I'm 5' 10" and ~182 pounds. That said, I also have 10% bodyfat and wear a 31.5" waist.

The gym is a wonderful place.
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I'm 5' 10" and ~182 pounds. That said, I also have 10% bodyfat and wear a 31.5" waist.

The gym is a wonderful place.
Wow, nice build.
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Old 09-18-2006, 05:30 PM   #27
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Iím 5í-9Ē and 172 lbs. I would like to get down to 160-165. A year ago I got back into bike riding and Iím at 25-30 miles per week. I love it and would like to get in 60-75+ per week but fighting to find the time. One more thing to look forward to when I quit the rat race.
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Old 09-18-2006, 09:55 PM   #28
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Ok, I break the mold at 5'9" and 145 lb....been same weight for last 20 years and I couldn't gain a pound if I tried. Eat like crap and don't excercise much either...probably be the first one to meet the maker of all of us. Could use another 10 pounds but it'll never happen.
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Old 09-18-2006, 10:38 PM   #29
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I'm 5' 9" too. 155 lbs. I'm a runner, around 25 miles/week.
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A year ago I got back into bike riding and Iím at 25-30 miles per week. I love it and would like to get in 60-75+ per week but fighting to find the time. One more thing to look forward to when I quit the rat race.
spark - have you considered biking to work? That's how I get my "miles per week" (my roundtrip commute is 13 miles).
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... these numbers would, by the way, be better reported as body-mass-indexes ...
I have to disagree with that. BMI doesn't take into account your build type or muscle mass, so I don't see how it can be accurate.

I'm 6'5" and if I remember correctly, my BMI should be around 160-170lbs... yeah, whatever....
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Yup, BMI is nothing more than a fancy height/weight ratio. It works well for people who are couch potatoes, but for those who are physically fit it is irrelevant.
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Old 09-19-2006, 12:52 PM   #33
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BMI doesn't take into account your build type or muscle mass ...
neither does a simple reporting of height and weight, but it remains the standard method of converting those two numbers into a single metric.
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Yup, BMI is nothing more than a fancy height/weight ratio. It works well for people who are couch potatoes, but for those who are physically fit it is irrelevant.
Bodyfat might be a good measure.
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Bodyfat might be a good measure.
... yes, if it could be readily, easily, and consistently measured
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Are we having a contest here?

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Are we having a contest here?

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I might win the body fat percentage one :P

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6'6", 280, 32" waist -- Arrrrrrrr! (is it still 9/19?)
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Old 09-20-2006, 11:46 AM   #39
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I'm 4' 10", 295lbs and have a waist of 28". I'm rock solid.
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Hmmm

34" waist - before dinner - Walmart suspender's after - rock who

heh heh heh heh heh - no cigarette's for a month and a half - seven lbs heavier - strange off hour visits to Subway, Chinese and Mexican Buffett's along with snack attacks.
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