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Old 06-17-2009, 01:18 PM   #1801
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Old 06-17-2009, 06:36 PM   #1802
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..mmmm....rhubarb pie....mmmmm....

grrrr....137 lbs....grrrr! Some stress eating must have snuck in, somewhere. No rhubarb was involved, more's the pity
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Old 06-17-2009, 06:38 PM   #1803
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6' 1" Target range 170 - 175.

Highest was 210lb (2002)

4/15 177.5
4/22-5/6 away
5/13 - 182
5/20 179.5 2.3 miles in 30 mins
5/27 179.5 2.6 miles in 30 mins avg HR 132 max 197
New short term target is to be running 3 miles in a 30 minute session and to lose 5lbs by end of June to get to 175.
6/3 - 178.5 2.94 miles in 30 mins avg HR 142 max 178
6/10 177.5 3.01 miles in 30 mins avg HR 136 max 157 1 minute walking warm up, 6.0 mph for 14 mins then 6.2 all the way

6/17 179.5

Boooo!! Having worked up to running 3 miles twice a week I've now hurt my back and it immediately shows on my weight. Better luck next week.
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Old 06-17-2009, 07:51 PM   #1804
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I'm outta here. All my weight loss attempts have done for me are to create a yoyo effect. I'm 12 lbs. down from where I was a year ago, but in the meantime I've yoyo'ed back and forth over a 22 lb. range. Everything I've read says this is worse than being overweight. I think I'll just try to eat sensibly and have fun, maybe get back on the scale in October or so, see what's happening. As a wise man has recently said, "Eat what you want, and die like a man!"
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Old 06-17-2009, 07:57 PM   #1805
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07-23 219.5
10-20 219.4
10-29 218.8
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11/12 220.4
11/19 220.0
12/04 220.0
12/11 218.2
12/24 219.6
12/31 219.6
01/21 218.8
02/25 219.0
03/04 219.6
04/01 217.0
04/08 216.4
04/15 214.8
04/23 216.4
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Old 06-17-2009, 08:31 PM   #1806
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Thinking about getting a Schwinn airdyne exercise bike, trying to justify the 600 in my head first. Does anyone have one.
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Old 06-24-2009, 06:30 AM   #1807
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The last 2 days I was 125. I haven't changed my diet or exercise, so not sure why 1# heavier today, but I'm cool with it. Quite happy with my current weight.
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Old 06-24-2009, 06:59 AM   #1808
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Old 06-24-2009, 07:05 AM   #1809
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5/13/09: 158.5lbs 7.5% body fat
5/20/09: 159.5lbs 8.0% body fat
5/27/09: 160.0lbs 8.0% body fat
6/03/09: 159.5lbs 8.0% body fat
6/10/09: 160.5lbs 8.0% body fat
6/17/09: 161.0lbs 8.5% body fat
6/24/09: 162.0lbs 8.5% body fat
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Old 06-24-2009, 07:14 AM   #1810
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4/15 200.2
4/22 198.2
4/29 197.2
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5/13 194.6
5/20 193.4
5/27 196.2
6/03 193.2
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Old 06-24-2009, 09:19 AM   #1811
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DateWeightFat %
1/23/08196.817.1%
7/30/08191.816.0%
11/12/08195.217.1%
12/03/08198.217.8%
1/07/09200.617.9%
2/04199.418.4%
3/04201.817.7%
4/01198.217.3%
5/06197.416.7%
5/13198.417.4%
5/20198.817.2%
5/27200.018.2%
6/03200.217.6%
6/10198.617.8%
6/17200.217.3%
6/24197.217.6%
   
Goal190.015.3%
Highest260May 2001
Lowest190June 2007

I didn't eat much last night and I was a bit dehydrated this morning, so my weight is reading slightly lower and my fat slightly higher than normal. I'm feeling pretty good right now. I'm making progress on my weight lifting routine and between lifting and martial arts I'm working out six days per week. I still have a layer of fat over my muscles, but I'm won't be that concerned about dropping weight until I get closer to my strength goals.
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Old 06-24-2009, 11:38 AM   #1812
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My weight was a bit down this morning, but also think I might be dehydrated. I just got back from a quick 1 week trip to Australia, so my body is a bit out of sorts at the moment. However, due to the emergency trip I had to drop out of boot camp. However, I am going to sign up for the next class as without a doubt it was having an effect on the shape of my body.
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Old 06-24-2009, 03:02 PM   #1813
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Today: 6/09 179

Finally, after 24 months of recuperating from a fall (June 07) resulting in 3 damaged lumbar discs, groin strain, and consistent sciatica pain, I am back with my fitness trainer. Picked up cycling in August 2008 resulting in a daily maximum mileage of 40 miles 3-4 days back-to-back.

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Weight loss: 20 lbs by September 15 (6.6 lbs/month)
Nutrition: 1430 calories 25 fat 174 carbs (LOL) 155 Protein (LOL) Much Fiber
Activity: 3X/week strength training, 4X/week treadmill walk, 2-3X/week cycling

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Old 06-24-2009, 06:40 PM   #1814
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6' 1" Target range 170 - 175.

Highest was 210lb (2002)

3/4 177.5
3/11 176
3/18 178
3/25 177.5
4/1 176.5
4/8 - 178
4/15 177.5
4/22-5/6 away
5/13 - 182
5/20 179.5
5/27 179.5
6/3 - 178.5
6/10 177.5
6/17 179.5
6/24 178.5
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Old 06-24-2009, 08:06 PM   #1815
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Seems like everyone is doing well or at least seeing some progress. SimpleGirl, you're back at your fightin' weight! Congratulations. Alan, hope your back is feeling better.
Aaron, good heavens, you are turning into a mawn-stah!

I'm at 136#, my official "Go No Higher Than" weight. Seeing 137# caused me to go on oatmeal/salads/zero sweets all week, which paid off. I intend to see 135# on the scale again.

NewLife, how are you doing on 1400 calories per day? I can't seem to get along on so little. I actually "hit the wall" while working out unless I eat at least 1600-1700 per day. They're good calories, too--not refined sugars and starches.
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Old 06-24-2009, 08:12 PM   #1816
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11/19 220.0
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12/24 219.6
12/31 219.6
01/21 218.8
02/25 219.0
03/04 219.6
04/01 217.0
04/08 216.4
04/15 214.8
04/23 216.4
04/30 216.4
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06/17 217.8 Just had a big dinner though (lame excuse)
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Old 06-24-2009, 08:20 PM   #1817
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Seems like everyone is doing well or at least seeing some progress. SimpleGirl, you're back at your fightin' weight! Congratulations. Alan, hope your back is feeling better.
I second that comment for SG. She seemed disappointed to not lose from the previous week but is doing great and right on target.

Ditto for many posters this week, good progress.

My back is still sore so the aerobic stuff is still well down. Tried elliptical trainer yesterday but had to give up after 20 mins. Tonight I did lower body exercises and did 1 set instead of 2. But my back, which was feeling lousy when I got home from work, is feeling great now. That is down to the exercise, ibuprofen and/or a glass of wine
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Old 06-24-2009, 08:33 PM   #1818
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SimpleGirl, you're back at your fightin' weight! Congratulations.
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I second that comment for SG. She seemed disappointed to not lose from the previous week but is doing great and right on target.
Thanks guys! I feel really great.

Alan, hope your back feels better soon. Uggh. I hate it when my back/nerve problem flares up!

It does seem like everyone did well this week: either lost or maintained. That is, except for Aaron - great job gaining! You are almost 10# up!
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NewLife, how are you doing on 1400 calories per day? I can't seem to get along on so little. I actually "hit the wall" while working out unless I eat at least 1600-1700 per day. They're good calories, too--not refined sugars and starches.
Amethyst, 1430 calories is down from my previous 1550 calorie daily limit. The calorie limit is due to my aggressive 90-day self-imposed goal. I am reassessed at the end of each month. If my body can handle more activity, I can feed it more calories. I pack in fiber and protein whenever possible, with plenty of water to make me feel full. I will be happier when I am nearer to 1600 like you.

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newlife, it looks like you've got a well thought out plan there. The only thing that gives me pause is the 25g of fat. At 1430 calories, that's 15.7% of your diet, which is pretty darn low and that makes a diet tough to follow.

Make sure you get some of those calories before your workouts (to give you some energy while working out), and some afterwards, especially on strength training days.
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