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Re: Overweight?
Old 02-17-2006, 02:41 PM   #21
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Here is a really good weight loss website. They have lots of caluculators, and the forum is good, tool

http://www.caloriesperhour.com/forums/login.php
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Re: Overweight?
Old 02-17-2006, 02:46 PM   #22
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Re: Overweight?

I'm about 10 lbs. over with a BMI of 25.6.

And like all the other 6'6" guys on the Internet, I'm one of them... 8)


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Old 02-17-2006, 03:18 PM   #23
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Well then, I could use you for a PLP, but I'd have to lean down a good bit...
Ack! All I can think of is "progressive labour party."

Or things having to do with podiums, pencils, pancakes and popsickles.
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Old 02-17-2006, 03:46 PM   #24
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And I thought the internet made everyone six feet tall...
I am really 6'2" but I was also trying to pick up some ER babes with my post.
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Old 02-17-2006, 04:01 PM   #25
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Re: Overweight?

Check your waist measurement men.

I learned this way back in the 60's, and I've observed that it is pretty much true.

No matter how tall you are, every inch your waist is over 32 means you are 5 lbs. overweight.

If you have a 40" waist then you need to lose 40 lb's.
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Old 02-17-2006, 04:42 PM   #26
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Wow, zipper, that's awesome. Current weight 191. Goal 177 = 14 lbs.

Waist measurement.....drum roll please.....35! Pretty accurate for me!

Geez, everyone is 6 feet+, I guess we are all from Lake Woebegone, where all the kids are above average....
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You could do what I do and pace madly around the office all day long.

A coworker of mine wants to install a standing desk in his office.* He thinks it is healthier and he will burn more calories. His doctor at the Mayo clinic has a treadmill in his office.* He spends all his office time on the treadmill, with a working area designed on the top, walking at the rate of .8mph.
I do all my computing standing. Also a lot of my drum practice. (Everything but the bass drum; I haven't figured out how to operate 2 separate foot pedals while I stand on those same 2 feet.) I have a wobble board that I stand on part of the time. A real kick to try to balance while I type.

It isn't really heavy duty exercise, but it all adds up. I am 5'10", and fairly muscular. My ribs are visible. I love to eat, but I am vain about my body, so I try to keep moving.

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No matter how tall you are, every inch your waist is over 32 means you are 5 lbs. overweight.
Super easy trick. I like.

Another easy trick- 1/2 your waist is your neck size.
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Ack! All I can think of is "progressive labour party."

Or things having to do with podiums, pencils, pancakes and popsickles.
Made you work for it. Good.

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Re: Overweight?

I used to have a guy that worked for me that was about 6'3 and about 140lbs.

I told him at least once a week that at some point we were going to start holding him down every morning and pour bacon grease into his mouth until he gained some weight.
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Not me: 4' 11".*
A* 4'11" managing partner of a law firm must be one tough babe. Congratulations to you Martha.

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Gosh, I hope thats height...

C'mon....
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Gosh, I hope thats height...

C'mon....
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Oompa Loompa: [Oompa Loompas start singing] Listen close, listen hard / The tale of Violet Beauregarde / This dreadful girl she sees no wrong / Chewing, chewing, chewing, chewing, chewing, chewing all day long / Chewing, chewing all day long / Chewing, chewing all day long / Chewing, chewing all day long / She goes on chewing till at last / Her chewing muscles grow so fast / From her face her giant chin / Sticks out just like a violin / Chewing, chewing all day long / Chewing, chewing all day long / Chewing, chewing all day long / Oompa Loompa, Oompa Loompa, Oompa Loompa, Oompa Loompa/ For years and years she chews away / Her jaws get stronger every day / And with one great tremendous chew / They bite the poor girl's tongue in two / And that is why we try so hard / To save Miss Violet Beauregarde / Chewing, chewing all day long / Chewing, chewing all day long / Chewing, chewing all day long./ Chewing, chewing all day long./ Chewing, chewing all day long./
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Old 02-17-2006, 08:01 PM   #34
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Re: Overweight?

Until I had surgery in Dec I was just right, the inactivity has put me 10 lbs over, dr told me today that I can ramp up my exercise again. My lab and I do between 3 to 5 miles a day, keeps us both in shape.
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Perfectly round.
Come on....say it....SAY ITTTTTTT!
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Old 02-18-2006, 01:19 AM   #36
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BMI is such a poor measure of obesity. . .

http://www.seekwellness.com/wellness...2006-01-05.htm

Healthy Skepticism About Obesity

http://www.tcsdaily.com/article.aspx?id=010405I

The BMI Problem

http://www.consumerfreedom.com/oped_detail.cfm?oped=160

Tom Cruise: Hottie or Fatty?

http://www.voiceoffreedom.com/archiv...l/obesity.html

IS OBESITY THE PROBLEM OR JUST A SYMPTOM?



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