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tigerlilly01

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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #30 on: September 14, 2011, 04:04:55 am »
I am 120 but only 5 foot tall so I am overweight and trying to loose about 15 pounds.  I was doing great until I had a back injury and now it is very hard since I am limited as to what I can do.


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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #31 on: September 14, 2011, 04:50:32 am »

When I was real serious into body building/strength training I developed this problem where I didn't feel right if I couldn't induce the delayed onset muscle syndrome like you describe.  It is amazing how addictive that pain can become or possibly how addictive the use of that as a scale for training perhaps is a better choice of words.  Even though I knew that DOMS wasn't necessary for progression I still craved it and couldn't feel quite satisfied without it.  I am not that way anymore and have reduced my training quite a bit as I knew I was becoming obsessed and too much of a fan of mirrors.

Never heard of someone who was actually into body building, at least big time. But I suppose everyone has their days. What made you stop since then?

I was overtraining and had some injuries that were lasting for over a year (worst was internal oblique that didn't so much as hurt but felt very strange and was impossible to go a day without being aware of it).  Now understand I wasn't taking any pharmaceuticals to assist my training and I worked a regular job so there is only so much the body can handle and recover from.  I also primarily did targeted positive muscle failure (where I had a target number of reps with a predetermined weight and I would perform controlled and timed movements until I reached positive failure (failed to finish the rep).  If I could beat my target range I would increase weight for the next gym session by a small amount).  Always pushing every day to beat a previous performance can strain the mind and days where for unknown reasons you perform worse can seem frustrating (and sometimes devastating if repeated on multiple sessions of that groups training).
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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #32 on: September 14, 2011, 05:38:22 am »
I am 120 but only 5 foot tall so I am overweight and trying to loose about 15 pounds.  I was doing great until I had a back injury and now it is very hard since I am limited as to what I can do.

I would kill to have your body type and weight ;D  I'm 4ft 11 in and weight about 160-165 lbs!  My goal is to lose about 20-25 lbs; I have a large frame so modern weight charts allow for those extra lbs.  If I had an average body frame, the goal would be to reach 115 lbs.  I don't look terribly fat either; it's hiding in my hips, thighs and butt rather than on my stomach.  I'm more worried about my general health. 

If you don't know your body frame off-hand, a simple way to estimate which type (small, average, large):  hold your wrist with your other hand; if your fingers cannot touch, you have a large frame for your height, if your fingers can touch your thumb, it's an average body type; if your fingers continue on past the end of your thumb, you have a slim body frame. 

This test only really works if there's not much fat on your wrists, as it's the thickness of your bones your worried about.

If you have a large frame, add 15-20 lbs (average) to your expected weight for your height.  If you have a slim frame, subtract 15 or so lbs.

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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #33 on: September 14, 2011, 07:06:11 am »
i am 42 and am 5ft-5 and way 135, we moved in town last year and i have dropped 12 pounds from living in town and walking everywhere, so i am happy with my weight at the moment.

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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #34 on: September 14, 2011, 11:45:10 am »
I am 5' 6" and I am 155.  I want to lose a good 10lbs.  I have tried a few different things.  But the only thing that works for me is eating low carb and exercise.  Problem is I LOVE sugar, and I am lazy.  So it's been hard.  But I try to take one day at a time.

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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #35 on: September 14, 2011, 11:47:09 am »
Right now i'm at 170 but i need to lose about 10 to 15 lbs. Also for my health. Need to get in shape.

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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #36 on: September 14, 2011, 12:15:09 pm »
I would love to lose just 20 to 50 lbs.  I'm not big but just need too. :)

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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #37 on: September 14, 2011, 12:40:05 pm »
I just dropped 50 lbs. over the past 5 months.  Came off rather easy since I wasn't really trying to lose it.  Changed my eating habits.  I need to make sure I keep it off before I buy new clothes.  Feels strange having them hanging on me. 
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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #38 on: September 14, 2011, 01:57:55 pm »
i have weighed between 90 and 98 for so long. when i got pregnant i was so happy i gained weight because ppl were always calling me anorexic, no matter how much i ate. after giving birth i weighed about 130. i now weigh 100. i wish i can go back to at least 120 but nothing works.

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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #39 on: September 17, 2011, 09:11:47 am »
I would like to lose 15lbs

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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #40 on: October 01, 2011, 09:59:13 pm »
I'm 5' 4" and weigh 124. I weigh a lot more than I used to but I think I look healthier now. Even though I don't need to loose weight, I have to do something to my post child birth flabby belly. :confused1:

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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #41 on: October 02, 2011, 03:29:11 am »
I'm 5'9" and weigh less than 130.  If I eat sweets and chips that changes, so I lay off!

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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #42 on: October 02, 2011, 04:46:00 am »
5"8 150lbs

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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #43 on: October 02, 2011, 08:50:39 am »
I'm 5'8" and I was 220lbs several months ago at my heaviest weight. Now I am 205lbs. Although I didn't lose enough weight to make any difference on my clothing. I still wear the same size as before. It is much easier for me to lose weight in the summer but I don't know what I will do when the bad weather comes. I would really like to be back down to 180lbs at least since that was my weight in high school but I hate running and exercise unless it is an activity. Lately I have been gardening, painting and cleaning house that give my some exercise but I am sure that isn't enough.   

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Re: Current weight and/or how much weight would you like to lose?
« Reply #44 on: October 02, 2011, 09:14:21 am »
I am just under 6 ft. tall and only weigh 120.....have been this way all my life...would love to gain a little bit of weight just so it would be a little easier to find clothes to fit...but otherwise I like this size...I can ....and do....eat anything I want whenever I want.  lol :P

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