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Old 12-18-2010, 01:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default April Fool's Day 10% Body Weight Loss Challenge

By popular demand (well, not really but it sounds good) I throw down the gauntlet to my fellow "FitDay Losers" (perhaps I should rethink that name) to lose 10% of our body weight by April 1st.

I like to weigh in on Saturday mornings, but to each his or her own.

I'll start:

12/18/10 300 lbs. so I need to lose 30 pounds to meet the challenge so my goal for 04/01/11 is 270 lbs.

Who's in?

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June 19, 2011.... 229 lbs. (164 lbs. gone in one year :-)
Current Weight... 185 lbs. (Size 36 Jeans)

Next Goal 169 lbs. (07/04/12)
Ultimate Goal 165 lbs. (12/31/12)

The best exercises for weight loss are Fork Putdowns and Table Pushaways.

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Old 12-18-2010, 03:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm in! I now weigh 178 again. I have been at - or around - this weight for 2 months now because of 2 different trips, one business, one personal. It's time to break through this barrier! I will have to lose 17.8 pounds by April 1st but I think I'll round it up to 18 so I'll be at a nice even 160!

Thanks for throwing down the gauntlet, Michael! This is a challenging time to do it, what with the holidays and I will be spending a week in New York this season so I have got my work cut out for me! Best of luck to both of us!
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Old 12-18-2010, 03:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'm in! I now weigh 178 again. I have been at - or around - this weight for 2 months now because of 2 different trips, one business, one personal. It's time to break through this barrier! I will have to lose 17.8 pounds by April 1st but I think I'll round it up to 18 so I'll be at a nice even 160!

Thanks for throwing down the gauntlet, Michael! This is a challenging time to do it, what with the holidays and I will be spending a week in New York this season so I have got my work cut out for me! Best of luck to both of us!
Rose, glad to have you on board. I met my 10% Thanksgiving goal, and today my 10% New Years goal, so I decided to start the April 10% goal a bit early. Perhaps it will help us all keep more-or-less on plan throughout the holidays.

We CAN DO IT!!!!

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May 4, 2010...... 440? lbs. (Start FitDay Size 60 Jeans)
June 19, 2010.... 393 lbs. (First Weigh-in)
June 19, 2011.... 229 lbs. (164 lbs. gone in one year :-)
Current Weight... 185 lbs. (Size 36 Jeans)

Next Goal 169 lbs. (07/04/12)
Ultimate Goal 165 lbs. (12/31/12)

The best exercises for weight loss are Fork Putdowns and Table Pushaways.

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Old 12-18-2010, 05:42 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Default I'm In!

Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, count me in! I really need some support. I feel like nobody around me cares enough about my needs and desires to lose weight and become a fit, healthy young adult.

Starting Weight: 199.6 pounds

(I weigh in on Thursdays at 8am)

I'll just round up and say my goal is 20 pounds.

Goal for April 1st: 179.6
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Old 12-18-2010, 06:33 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Thumbs up So in!

I, too, weigh in on Saturday mornings! Today's weight: 187. I have 19 pounds to lose by April 1st! Thanks for the inspiration!
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Old 12-18-2010, 07:03 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Count this scale-buster in! I could use the challenge. If I'm successful it should set me up well for my 5/1 mini goal to be under 300lbs. You're a great inspiration Michael, and I intend to follow in your ever-less-deep footsteps.

I mentioned in the 100+ thread that I'll be away for the holidays, so will be weighing in on Christmas eve and will return to weigh in on New Year's day.

Good luck and good health everyone!

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Old 12-18-2010, 10:17 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I would love to join this challenge!! I am currently 207.6 so I will have to loose 20.76 to meet my goal. I will round it to 21. If I make my goal I will be 186.6. This is a great challenge!
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Old 12-18-2010, 11:01 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Matt, Glenda, Spence, Alex, welcome one and all! I'm glad you have accepted this challange.

Just think how much better we'll all look and feel 10% smaller, and just in time for spring.

I'm already planning on getting my bike out of mothballs, some hiking trips, Geocaching, all kinds of out doors activities that I've been too darned fat to do.

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May 4, 2010...... 440? lbs. (Start FitDay Size 60 Jeans)
June 19, 2010.... 393 lbs. (First Weigh-in)
June 19, 2011.... 229 lbs. (164 lbs. gone in one year :-)
Current Weight... 185 lbs. (Size 36 Jeans)

Next Goal 169 lbs. (07/04/12)
Ultimate Goal 165 lbs. (12/31/12)

The best exercises for weight loss are Fork Putdowns and Table Pushaways.

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Old 12-19-2010, 10:08 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I'm also in a have a minimum of 14.6 lbs but am going to round it up to 15 lbs to lose good luck everyone!
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Old 12-19-2010, 01:59 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I'm also in a have a minimum of 14.6 lbs but am going to round it up to 15 lbs to lose good luck everyone!
Welcome and glad to have you aboard the "Loser" train

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Michael
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May 4, 2010...... 440? lbs. (Start FitDay Size 60 Jeans)
June 19, 2010.... 393 lbs. (First Weigh-in)
June 19, 2011.... 229 lbs. (164 lbs. gone in one year :-)
Current Weight... 185 lbs. (Size 36 Jeans)

Next Goal 169 lbs. (07/04/12)
Ultimate Goal 165 lbs. (12/31/12)

The best exercises for weight loss are Fork Putdowns and Table Pushaways.

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