I don't know that it "accelerated" weight loss, but once I added running into the mix, my legs toned up a lot more quickly, in ways they never had before. I did not notice a gain.
Take it easy, listen to your body, and enjoy!
"If you drop an egg, you don't say, 'Oh, shoot' and drop the other 11, do you?"
-Source unknown, but obviously brilliant
Reached goal 4/16/2010...but kind of afraid to look these days