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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 15th Jul 15, 10:56 PM
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    Lose Weight 37
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    • 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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    • dannie
    • By dannie 19th Jun 19, 5:38 PM
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    dannie
    Back up again! + 2lbs since last Wednesday. Not sure how that happened apart from that the outdoor biking was less?


    Thanks fredsnail.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 19th Jun 19, 7:00 PM
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    2lbs gain for me. Finally back at the exercise, although still feeling shattered. Been upping the vitamin and iron intake.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
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    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 19th Jun 19, 10:58 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:


    No SoTW this week - don't give up - keep going everyone

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Mike Van Hoozer
    "Learn from the past, prepare for the future, and perform in the moment."
    • dannie
    • By dannie 26th Jun 19, 10:30 AM
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    dannie
    - 2lb since last Wednesday. Diet was very similar but difficult due to wanting to "overeat". Did some gardening instead and made an area look nicer by placing "decorative" stones along a stretch that needed doing.

    Outdoor cycling was a bit more than the week before. Also, had to go for an appointment which involved quite a lot of walking, in order to do other tasks to make the day more useful. Otherwise, the usual exercise activities were are about the same amount i.e. frequency.

    Thanks.
    Last edited by dannie; 26-06-2019 at 5:40 PM.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 26th Jun 19, 11:16 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:


    Congrats to our SoTW Dannie, no SoTM this month - don't give up - keep going everyone

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by John Chambers
    "Deal with the world the way it is, not the way you wish it was."
    • dannie
    • By dannie 3rd Jul 19, 6:56 PM
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    dannie
    June 2019 outdoor bicycle miles came to 42.5 miles. The second highest monthly miles of the year so far.

    + 2lbs since last week. Not been well for over one week so do not know if that was a factor. Also, the outdoor bike needed repairing.

    Good luck everybody.

    Thanks fredsnail.
    Last edited by dannie; 03-07-2019 at 6:58 PM.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 3rd Jul 19, 10:26 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:


    No SoTW this week - don't give up - it's a marathon not a sprint

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly."
    • dannie
    • By dannie 10th Jul 19, 7:50 PM
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    dannie
    - 2lbs since last Wednesday. Altered diet somewhat and food grocery items. Not used the outdoor bike, as although repaired, it punctured again and needed more spare parts. (Fixed today). Consequently, did "small" distance errands on foot, used the indoor bike and gardening. No weight training done.

    Good luck.

    Thanks.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 10th Jul 19, 9:48 PM
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    Here's this week's chart:


    Congrats to our SoTW this week Me - well done everyone a good week for all of us - keep going

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "Collect moments, not things."
    • dannie
    • By dannie 17th Jul 19, 5:10 PM
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    dannie
    Loads of exercise; even started to do the indoor weights again. "Healthier eating" and less calories. However, + 6lb.

    Thanks fredsnail.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 17th Jul 19, 7:08 PM
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    Hi Guys! Sorry I dissapeared!


    Illness and holiday and all sorts! Hope you've both been well.



    Fred can you please zero me down, I'm going to start again from today.
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    NSD's - 0/30 / EF Challenger #3 514.56/5000
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 17th Jul 19, 9:43 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 exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "You can't change what's going on around you until you start changing what's going on within you."
    • dannie
    • By dannie 24th Jul 19, 7:03 PM
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    dannie
    - 2lb since last Wednesday. All the usual exercises but not the indoor weights. Calories more than the week before when weight showed an increased of 6lbs.

    Thanks for the message last week x_raphael_xx. "Good Luck".

    Thanks fredsnail.
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 24th Jul 19, 9:12 PM
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    x_raphael_xx
    2.4lbs loss this week
    Managed to get back to the gym and my boxing class.
    Also had a 4 hour music jam session last night, my shoulders are aching from holding my sax up for so long
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    NSD's - 0/30 / EF Challenger #3 514.56/5000
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 24th Jul 19, 10:44 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:


    Congrats to our SoTW Dannie this week - keep going everyone

    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:



    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life."
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 26th Jul 19, 6:17 PM
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    Hi Fred, I haven't been put on the chart
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    NSD's - 0/30 / EF Challenger #3 514.56/5000
    • x_raphael_xx
    • By x_raphael_xx 31st Jul 19, 7:22 PM
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    4lbs gain for me this week. Bad news, takeaway pizza
    Debt Free as of 17/01/2009 Turtle Power!!
    NSD's - 0/30 / EF Challenger #3 514.56/5000
    • dannie
    • By dannie 31st Jul 19, 7:28 PM
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    dannie
    - 2lbs since last Wednesday. Been out on the outdoor bike more, usual indoor bike every day, bits of gardening and one indoor weights session of which I seem to have lost a lot of strength with. Diet was fairly constant; amount and type. Still 2lbs heavier than the start of the year!

    "Best of Luck" all and thanks fredsnail.
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 31st Jul 19, 11:06 PM
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    Hi Fred, I haven't been put on the chart
    Originally posted by x_raphael_xx

    I'm so sorry - I don't know what happened there .


    I've put your result on now - sorry I've been away otherwise I would have changed the chart
    • fredsnail
    • By fredsnail 31st Jul 19, 11:09 PM
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    fredsnail
    Here's this week's chart:




    Congrats to our SoTW Dannie and our SoTM Me - keep going everyone


    If you want to join the 5lb challenge next month please post below.



    Here's this weeks chart for the exercise challenge:





    Next months exercise will be to exercise for 90 mins a week.


    This weeks quote is by Anon
    "A thousand disappointments in the past cannot equal the power of one positive action right now."
    Last edited by fredsnail; 31-07-2019 at 11:11 PM.
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