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Weekly Weight Loss Results 01/19/09

FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
edited 4:11AM in Weight Loss Forum

Forum Handle Followed by Percentage of Body Weight Lost to Date.
[li]crghc98 6.27%[/li]
[li]Midnight Smoker 5.83%[/li]
[li]Kokeman 5.10%[/li]
[li]Fidel 3.49%[/li]
[li]BigGreenTree 3.26%[/li]
[li]Fishlessman 2.17%[/li]
[li]EGC 1.78%[/li]
[li]BKC 1.25%[/li]
[li]EmandM's Dad 0.66%[/li]
[li]Misippi Egger 0.42%[/li]
[li]Inksmyth 0.23%[/li]
I got no response from a few participants. I will continue to post these results in this format for a few weeks, then when I have more data will progress to charts, etc.


  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 23,014
    i know its not a race, but i see i have to pick up the pace. :laugh:
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    Look at it this way - you keep the same pace you're on and in 46 weeks you'll disappear completely!

    I honestly think any more than 1.5-2% per week is unrealistic. Nearly everyone drops quite a bit in the first couple weeks. A steady sustained pace is the key.
  • EGCEGC Posts: 448
    Thanks for keeping up with this. I'm also tracking it on the Wii Fit at home, but I figure that a little more public showing may help me out.
  • KokemanKokeman Posts: 819
    I have not exercised this week. :( Got a sinus infection can't hardly breath. Hopeful later this week I can get back into it. Thanks Fidel
  • crghc98crghc98 Posts: 1,006
    I think my % just tells me how fat I really got...and how lazy I had become...

    Thanks for doing this...seeing the results publicly is a good motivation to work hard this week at the gym
  • Fidel,
    I agree. My doctor has warned me repeatedly that any sustained loss of more than 1-1.5% a week is unsafe
  • crghc98crghc98 Posts: 1,006
    agreed...WWatchers even states after the first 2-3 weeks weight loss should be at 1-2lbs per week for the average person.
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    Hey Mike - did you get your email yesterday?

    Check your mailbox tomorrow or Saturday for a small surprise.
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