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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 15th Jul 15, 10:56 PM
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    Lose Weight 37
    • #1
    • 15th Jul 15, 10:56 PM
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    Lose Weight 37 15th Jul 15 at 10:56 PM
    Welcome to our new thread

    It's Summer time so it's time to shift the lbs and get the figure you've always wanted

    Welcome to the place where we encourage you not to save £'s but to lose Lb's instead

    So you wanna lose weight? Whether you want to lose a few pounds or several stone - you've come to the right place! Need a chat, a shoulder, encouragement and advice perhaps or even some downright silliness (even late at night or early in the morning)??

    Pull up a chair and join in the chat, whatever plan you're following to lose weight, be it SW, WW, RC, or just plain old reducing what you eat and increasing the exercise, there'll be someone here that can help and advise, or offer moral support. The more you join in the chat more support you will get from the thread.

    There are plenty of regulars here who follow all types of plan and will be willing and able to help you out or at least point you in the right direction.

    During the course of the week, feel free to post your weekly loss, gain or no change, and see your results in a chart that's updated every Wednesday evening. To help me quickly spot the losses late at night, please post the loss as BOLD and Colourful as possible (Its helps those of us with bad eyes )

    The chart is currently maintained by me, so if you can post your result before 10pm on a Wednesday you will be included on the chart.

    Also you can take part in the 5lb monthly challenge - This is a fun mini motivational monthly challenge, in which the goal of losing 2lb per week, is spread out to 5lb per month. To get started so get your name down quick and post your name and start the new list. You could be Slimmer of the Week, or Slimmer of the Month!

    We also currently have a monthly team challenge so if you want to join one of the teams it's never too late. This month we've a Home v Away challenge. If you want to take part send me a pm with the team you want to join and your starting weight. Then post your loss (or gain) each Wednesday

    Sometimes we also have a monthly exercise challenge this month we're climbing the equivalent of the Blackpool Tower twice a week. We try to make these challenges suitable for all levels of fitness to encourage as many people to take part.

    A few abbreviations:
    STS ~ Stay The Same (No change in weight)
    SOTW ~ Slimmer Of The Week
    SOTM ~ Slimmer Of The Month

    We have plenty of recipes to help you in the recipes thread (link below) and there are links to useful websites below.
    There are some friendly peoples 'Before and After' Pics on Lose Weight 19 and 20

    So come and join us, we're a friendly bunch! There are even one or two gentlemen hiding amongst us! You might even enjoy it
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    • Syman
    • By Syman 28th Jun 17, 5:54 AM
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    Syman
    Hi All

    1lb loss this week,

    Weekly Totals
    70,285 steps 91 floors 35.47 miles 20,319 calories
    Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today!
    Cos if you do it today and like it...You can do it again tomorrow..


    Bookworm's Thread 2017 reading Challenge total :- 36/30
    • dannie
    • By dannie 28th Jun 17, 6:58 PM
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    dannie
    Hi Syman/everybody,

    No weight/timed exercise to post concerning last week. Nevertheless, I have still been trying to "improve" my diet and doing different types of exercise. Seem to be making some progress!
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 28th Jun 17, 7:07 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Evening all.
    Pleased to post a 2.4lb loss this week.
    I've been sticking strictly to my calorie goals (apart from a carvery with my brother on sunday, but I did force him on a 2 hour walk to make up for it). I've been keeping active too, aiming for an average of 10,000 daily steps over the week, some days I do 7000, some days I do 14,000, and getting back into my running and gym visits.

    1.4 away from 20lb loss! Feeling very proud of myself.
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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 29th Jun 17, 2:37 AM
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    Hi apologies I'm away from home however excel on my notebook has decided to go to read only on the spreadsheet - I will try to sort it out tomorrow and do the chart.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 29th Jun 17, 11:59 AM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTW x_raphael_xx this week but congrats to our SoTM Syman - keep going everyone
    .

    If anyone wants to join the 5lb challenge please post below.

    Here's this weeks chart for the Swim the channel challenge:



    Well done to everyone taking part.

    Next months challenge will be to travel the same distance as from your nearest city to London to visit Wimbledon.


    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "Things that you enjoy are never a waste of time, everything else is suspect."
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 29th Jun 17, 12:00 PM
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    fredsnail
    I will be in a different timezone to you for the next 3 Wednesdays so the chart is likely to be done on a Thursday am rather than Wednesday night - but it will be done

    Good luck everyone.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 29th Jun 17, 3:30 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    If anyone wants to join the 5lb challenge please post below.
    I'll join please. Is it just a race to 5lb?

    Next months challenge will be to travel the same distance as from your nearest city to London to visit Wimbledon.
    This is 216 miles for me! So I'm going to aim for 10% and sign up for 21.6 miles.
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    • Syman
    • By Syman 1st Jul 17, 12:44 PM
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    Syman
    a will have a go at the 5lb challenge.
    For the wimbledon travel challenge i only live 25 miles from there.
    Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today!
    Cos if you do it today and like it...You can do it again tomorrow..


    Bookworm's Thread 2017 reading Challenge total :- 36/30
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 1st Jul 17, 10:40 PM
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    fredsnail
    The 5lb challenge is to lose 5lb by the end of the month.

    Syman you could always do multiple trips to Wimbledon if you wanted.
    Last edited by fredsnail; 05-07-2017 at 11:44 AM.
    • dannie
    • By dannie 3rd Jul 17, 6:29 AM
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    dannie
    Hi, I still kept up the exercise (28.6.17 - 30.6.17 inc.) but didn't record the time. Consequently, the "Channel Swim" chart (for me) remains the same.

    Thanks for everything this month (June 2017) fredsnail.
    Last edited by dannie; 05-07-2017 at 7:00 PM.
    • Syman
    • By Syman 5th Jul 17, 12:10 PM
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    Syman
    Hi all,

    1lb off this week

    Weekly Totals
    82,529 steps 44 floors 41.64 miles 22,173 calories

    good luck all
    Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today!
    Cos if you do it today and like it...You can do it again tomorrow..


    Bookworm's Thread 2017 reading Challenge total :- 36/30
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 5th Jul 17, 5:44 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    Very confused to have gained 0.2 lbs this week.

    This is 216 miles for me! So I'm going to aim for 10% and sign up for 21.6 miles.
    Originally posted by x_raphael_xx
    Think I need to adjust my target as I have ran 21.6 miles just last week
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    • dannie
    • By dannie 5th Jul 17, 7:07 PM
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    dannie
    Hello everybody,

    - 2lb since 14/6/17 so please ignore, if that was so, for SoTW.

    I'll just do the 5lb monthly challenge please fredsnail.

    Thanks.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 6th Jul 17, 1:32 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    Congrats to our SoTWSyman - keep going everyone
    .

    Here's this weeks chart for the Wimbledon challenge:



    Well done to everyone taking part.


    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "I am not my past. I am what I chose to become"
    • dannie
    • By dannie 12th Jul 17, 5:07 AM
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    dannie
    Hi,

    STS since last Wednesday. My diet was about the same as the previous week. Exercises were mainly "small" amounts of outdoor/indoor biking and very little gardening. Lots of factors are getting in the way of more exercise. Today, sun is expected, so hopefully some gardening will get done.
    • Syman
    • By Syman 12th Jul 17, 5:53 PM
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    Syman
    STS this week despite a walk up beachy head ( and back down again)

    Weekly Totals
    92,779 steps 77 floors 46.82 miles 24,202 calories
    Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today!
    Cos if you do it today and like it...You can do it again tomorrow..


    Bookworm's Thread 2017 reading Challenge total :- 36/30
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 12th Jul 17, 8:37 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    A whopping 4.4lbs gain.
    That will teach me to have a weekend of BBQs and beers.

    Hopefully most of it is fluid weight from the drinks, and will drop off like it did with my weekend away with the family.
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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 13th Jul 17, 3:16 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:



    No SoTW this week - keep going everyone
    .

    Here's this weeks chart for the Wimbledon challenge:



    Well done to everyone taking part.


    This weeks quote is by Anon.
    "A meaningful silence is better than meaningless words"
    Last edited by fredsnail; 19-07-2017 at 12:27 PM.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 13th Jul 17, 3:22 PM
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    fredsnail
    Apologies looks like I'll have to find a new place to upload the chart images - will take a look tomorrow.
    • Victory88
    • By Victory88 16th Jul 17, 3:58 AM
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    Victory88
    I eat more meat and vegetable, less wheat. Combining with weight lifting, abs practising and jogging, play soccer after work. After 1 week i'm from 85kg to 82kg. I look a bit slimmer now. I think That's my record . I hope to be 72-75kg, that's ok. I will keep going.
    If you have a dream, you must protect it.
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