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2018 weight loss thread

Post by Paul Victory » Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:36 pm

I decided I should start a new thread for the current year. One advantage of having the final weigh in on New Year's Eve is that your first weigh in after that is likely to show a loss! Good start to the year, but still not quite in the 'green zone'. Maybe next week?

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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by JonT » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:44 pm

Paul Victory wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:36 pm
I decided I should start a new thread for the current year. One advantage of having the final weigh in on New Year's Eve is that your first weigh in after that is likely to show a loss! Good start to the year, but still not quite in the 'green zone'. Maybe next week?

Date_________Mass (KG)_______Weekly change_______Total change
31/12/17_______97.0__________n/a__________________n/a
07/01/18_______95.2__________-1.8_________________-1.8
That nicely cancels out the gain at the end of the year Paul. So that's one hurdle overcome already =D> =D>
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Liefcat » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:10 am

Wow, Paul - ambitious goal with your green zone - now almost there... ^O^ ^O^ ^O^
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Wolfmiester » Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:58 pm

If you don't mind Paul, I'll be joining you this year.
Just missed the dreaded 100kg at 99.6 this morning, so here goes...
Under 95kg being the modest(?) target.

Date_________Mass (KG)_______Weekly change_______Total change
09/01/18_______99.6__________n/a__________________n/a
16/01/18_______xxxx__________xxxx_________________xxxx
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Jonny L » Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:42 pm

I've been otherwise occupied from fitness for a while but I was still quite shocked to see I'd ballooned to an all time high when I did my annual weight test recently - my target is <98kg. So erging has recommenced - not been doing it seriously for 8 years. And alcohol consumption has stopped (temporarily) - been doing that seriously for too long.

Date_________Mass (KG)_______Weekly change_______Total change
08/01/18_______112.6__________n/a__________________n/a
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by strider77 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:25 pm

Paul, slow down you will be lighter than me soon and you are 3" taller :lol: =D>

Well done mate ^O^

Great to see you back Jonny-good luck with losing weight and getting fit again :D
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Paul Victory » Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:30 pm

Thanks Alan and welcome onboard Wolfie and Jonny. Good to have some company.
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by strider77 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:45 pm

Thanks Alan and welcome onboard Wolfie and Jonny. Good to have some company.
You are welcome Paul and you need to update your signature !!

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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Paul Victory » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:52 pm

Thanks for the reminder Alan. It was getting a bit too long anyway!

I still need to update my PB/SB widget, but it's too depressing to do right now.
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by paulgould » Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:53 am

Need to get myself onto this thread too:

After 3 or 4 years of very little erging and constructive exercise I weighed in at the beginning of 2017 at 118kg:oops:.
Lost a bit of weight then stalled.
Weighed in at 115kg on 19th June, and then got down to 98.5kg 4 months later.
Weighed in again this morning after the end of year excesses and some time off the erg with a slipped disc and found myself at 103.5kg.

Will weigh at the beginning of every month and the aim is the low 90's by August, and ultimately sub-90kg, a weight I have not been at for about 18 years.

Date_________Mass (KG)_______Monthly change_______Total change
13/01/18_______103.5__________n/a__________________n/a

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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Paul Victory » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:14 pm

Welcome on board Paul. I finally reached the 'green zone' today (just about). :mrgreen: The trick will be staying there. Jennifer and I are off for a two day post wedding hotel break (in Castle Leslie in County Monaghan) tomorrow, so that may sabotage next week's weigh in. :roll:

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Date_________Mass (KG)____Weekly change_______Total change
31/12/17_______97.0__________n/a__________________n/a
07/01/18_______95.2__________-1.8_________________-1.8
13/01/18_______94.8 :mrgreen: _______-0.4_________________-2.2
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Jonny L » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:06 am

Sub 98kg could take a while ...

Date_________Mass (KG)_______Weekly change_______Total change
08/01/18_______112.6__________n/a__________________n/a
15/01/18_______111.6__________-1.0__________________-1.0
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by strider77 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:29 am

Well done Paul and Jonny =D> =D>
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Wolfmiester » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:04 pm

Some proper South African beef there Mr G! :-)
Not sure how, as I've had/got the lurgy and done very little training, but I've recorded a loss.
But I'll take it.
Date_________Mass (KG)_______Weekly change_______Total change
09/01/18_______99.6__________n/a__________________n/a
16/01/18_______97.4__________-2.2_________________-2.2
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by paulgould » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:26 pm

Wolfmiester wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:04 pm
Some proper South African beef there Mr G! :-)
Not sure how, as I've had/got the lurgy and done very little training, but I've recorded a loss.
But I'll take it.
Date_________Mass (KG)_______Weekly change_______Total change
09/01/18_______99.6__________n/a__________________n/a
16/01/18_______97.4__________-2.2_________________-2.2
I wish it was beef without all the trimmings though :D

Well done on a good start to your weight loss journey.

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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Paul Victory » Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:23 pm

Slight gain this week, but not too bad considering we had a lovely (and very calorific) break up in County Monaghan.

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Date_________Mass (KG)____Weekly change_______Total change
31/12/17_______97.0__________n/a__________________n/a
07/01/18_______95.2__________-1.8_________________-1.8
13/01/18_______94.8 :mrgreen: _______-0.4_________________-2.2
20/01/18_______95.0__________+0.2_________________-2.0
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Jonny L » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:37 am

No booze, no cakes and lots of erg = 1.6kg. Pretty good but it'll be a while before I need to change my profile pic.

Date_________Mass (KG)_______Weekly change_______Total change
08/01/18_______112.6__________n/a__________________n/a
15/01/18_______111.6__________-1.0__________________-1.0
22/01/18_______110.0__________-1.6__________________-2.6
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Wolfmiester » Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:10 am

Well done Jonny, a kilo and a half every week would be superb in the long term :fsgrin:

I had a feeling my first week could have been an anomaly!

Date_________Mass (KG)_______Weekly change_______Total change
09/01/18_______99.6__________n/a__________________n/a
16/01/18_______97.4__________-2.2_________________-2.2
23/01/18_______97.6__________+0.2_________________-2.0

Feeling much better after the cold/cough, more meters in a week than since I can remember, still no booze for Jan, and the scales go up slightly :lol: :lol:
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Thomas W-P » Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:52 am

I too am back on weight loss plan. I held the ~20kg I lost in the first 6 months of last year and am trying to push on. My rowing weight at Uni was 96kg, so that is the target.

Date_________Mass (KG)_______Weekly change_______Total change
01/01/18_______102.3__________n/a__________________n/a
08/01/18_______102.5__________+0.2_________________+0.2
15/01/18_______101.4__________-1.1_________________-0.9
22/01/18________99.5__________-1.9_________________-2.8 (rode 201km in the week - 60km in snow)

I am still a cyclist and trying to cycle 200km each week. I row once a week at the gym aiming for sub 1:40 3 x 300m/30s but that is on hold at the moment after cracking a rib sneezing! Once I can consistently manage the 3 x 300m / 30s at sub 1:40 I might start thinking about doing longer pieces.
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Grobi » Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:57 pm

Wolfmiester wrote:
Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:10 am
...more meters in a week than since I can remember, ... , and the scales go up slightly :lol: :lol:
Must be muscle mass then :D
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Jonny L » Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:03 pm

20kg and kept it off - respect TWP. I'm expecting my anomolies to end soon Wolfie!
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Paul Victory » Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:55 pm

Dropped over 1kg this week and back under 94kg for the first time since May 2015. :mrgreen:

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Date_________Mass (KG)____Weekly change_______Total change
31/12/17_______97.0__________n/a__________________n/a
07/01/18_______95.2__________-1.8_________________-1.8
13/01/18_______94.8 :mrgreen: _______-0.4_________________-2.2
20/01/18_______95.0__________+0.2_________________-2.0
27/01/18_______93.8 :mrgreen: _______-1.2_________________-3.2
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Jill » Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:20 am

Paul, many virtual ' Thumbs Up ' to you, it's so pleasing to see that you are back in the Green Zone =D> :D

Be careful with your back; unlike Kryten in Red Dwarf, we cannot open our wardrobes and take out Spare Back One ... or Two ... :)

I do hope that everyone else will reach their weight loss goals. Good luck. :)

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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Jonny L » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:34 am

Austere lifestyle continuing with good results - at this rate I'll be back on the beer and curry before I know it :)

I've managed to get back into the routine of longish sessions without too much problem. However, on the odd occasion when I have tried to increase pace for a whole session then the extra effort required is significant to say the least! So I think another month or so of weight reduction is in order before I start targeting PB's ... not that I'm realistically expecting to achieve any but I'd like to get close(r).

Motivational posts by other members of what they have achieved are keeping me keen :)

Date_________Mass (KG)_______Weekly change_______Total change
08/01/18_______112.6__________n/a__________________n/a
15/01/18_______111.6__________-1.0__________________-1.0
22/01/18_______110.0__________-1.6__________________-2.6
29/01/18_______107.4__________-2.6__________________-5.2
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Re: 2018 weight loss thread

Post by Grobi » Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:02 am

Do I read that correctly that you lost more than five kilos in just three weeks? :shock: Don't overdo it, you'll be lightweight before you know it :lol: Well done by the way! =D>
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