100 lb. Club - The Biggest Loser - Week 2




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Jen
10-26-2004, 05:28 PM
For all the fans of this show, don't miss the new episode on tonight.

I don't believe that every week they will vote off the person that loses the least amount of weight. Say the guys that are up around 300 decide to break into their forbidden food fridges and don't lose very much or if there is someone who is being very negative and getting on people's nerves? Whatever. I'd have voted off Gary from the blue team if it was up to me, he seemed really annoying.

BTW, if you check out the nbc web site they have the teams stats, food journals etc.


missaprylj
10-26-2004, 07:34 PM
That's cool. I found the girl they did vote out annoying as well though....

But what bothers me: obviously someone who weighs 175lbs. isn't going to lose as much weight as someone who weighs 400lbs. It seemed like they were disappointed in their teammates when that happened.

Also: Is it healthy to lose 25 lbs in one WEEK? Good luck keeping that off when they're not exercising 5 hours a day........


Anyway, I'll be out tonight, so could someone update me here? Thanks! :D

jkfla
10-26-2004, 10:00 PM
i watched it tonight. it was so sad!


howie6267
10-26-2004, 10:16 PM
I've got it on tape so I will watch when I get home.

SuchAPrettyFace
10-27-2004, 12:46 AM
After further review, Aaron is still hottt.

I thought some of them were dumb, expecting to lose so much weight 2 weeks in a row. That's what I like about 3FC the best--there is ALWAYS someone here to bring you back to earth.

I liked that one of them said to the other, "I bet you lost inches, though"--it bothered me that they are not counting inches, muscle mass or doing blood tests for HBP, cholesterol, etc. Too much emphasis on numbers on a scale.

Aaron is still hot.

Sandi
10-27-2004, 10:10 AM
Ok, did they REALLY believe that they would lose 10-20 lbs this week too?? I mean they have had to have dieted in the past right?? We all know that their initial losses were unheard of...what did they expect? It just cracked me up that they were all so "stunned".

I think I'll visit the website. I'd like some more details.

Ryan - what a <insert your bad word of choice>!!!

Charbar
10-27-2004, 10:16 AM
I watched last night for the first time. I loved that show! I could relate to everyone there.. (except for that rude guy at the end - was that Gary?)

I know what it's like to get a scale and not get what you expected or thought you deserve - it's heartbreaking. I think we all can relate.

Dana

Sandi
10-27-2004, 10:52 AM
It was Ryan - I goofed.

djs06
10-27-2004, 12:08 PM
DANGIT!! I had class when it was on, and I forgot to tape it! It's always on Tuesdays, right? I'll definitely have to remember next time, I've been dying to check it out.

howie6267
10-27-2004, 12:18 PM
You picked up on that too Sandi. I was laughing through part of the weigh in. I'm thinking come on you had to have dieted at some point and know the big losses were just water. That part just cracked me up. On the other hand I could feel for them not losing. That would be really hard to do all that work and then gain 3lbs like Matt did.

Jen
10-27-2004, 12:51 PM
Well I think the trainers could have told them not to expect huge losses the 2nd week. Yes they did think they were going to have huge losses again. Matt says at one point before the weigh in that he was hoping for 10 lbs. It was sad that he gained 3 lbs, he looked utterly destroyed. I'm really surprised that Maurice didn't lose any. I mean the guy is like over 400 lbs and he's doing all this exercising and watching his diet and he didn't lose anything? I don't think that they are building that much muscle this fast such that the muscle weight would cancel out the fat loss. I agree that Ryan is a total twit for what he said at the elimantion and I"m not that keen on Gary either.

Right now if you had to make a prediction who would you think will be left at the end? I think Aaron has a good chance, right now he would be my pick.

barbygirl43
10-27-2004, 02:19 PM
I missed last week so I was playing catchup this week and their losses from the first week shocked me. I don't think if I went on one of those liquid diets and exercised as much as them would I EVER lose 20 pounds in one week (maybe 10) but sheesh to expect another big loss 2 weeks in a row.
Just by the quick eval of their plans I look for the blue team to do better overall in the long run.
I agree that they should be measuring so much more than just the pounds. on dr. phil didn't he go by the percentage of amount to lose. (ex. if you weighed 250 and wanted to lose 100 pounds and you lost 10 pounds that would be almost 7% of what you needed to lose.)
Maybe if they do it again, they'll add more variables.

SuchAPrettyFace
10-27-2004, 08:02 PM
Right now if you had to make a prediction who would you think will be left at the end? I think Aaron has a good chance, right now he would be my pick.Oh, I would choose Aaron as my pick for lots & lots of things. :devil: :devil: :devil: :angel:

But I think you're right. He was saying that he grew up fat & lost a lot of weight about 6-7 years ago & just put it back on gradually. So he knows what to do, and how, it's just a matter of doing it. He even said at the lunch table, "There ARE healthy things we can eat here." and I thought that was a great idea to work out while the others were at the spa. :) I'm all for the Blue team.

I can't stand anyone on the red team except Matt. I'm sorry. The 2 dark haired girls are interchangeable as far as I'm concerned. Not even on my radar enough to remember their names & yes, Ryan is an :censored: for doing that to Lizzeth. I think they should've eliminated Dave.

jkfla
10-27-2004, 08:39 PM
After further review, Aaron is still hottt.
Aaron is still hot.


mmmmm....... i definitely have to agree with that! :T

boiaby
10-27-2004, 10:09 PM
It was heart wrenching to see Matt break down in tears at the sight of his 3lb. gain. I can't believe that they really expected a repeat of last weeks losses. They had to know better. It's almost as if they got so caught up in the game that they lost sight of the fact that losing the weight was real life. Their bodies aren't going to function differently just because they are in this game. I dunno, it was just sad to see such dissapointment in their faces. I also wonder if they're consuming enough calories for all the exercising they're doing? One of the trainers said their bodies were in shock from the first week. Maybe they switched right into starvation mode because of the drastic, sudden changes. I really wish they would focus more on the emotional and mental issues that accompany such a lifestyle change. And base who wins on more of an overall transformation rather than the most dramatic weight loss. More like the weight loss challenge from TLC did. Anyway, I'm still hooked and plan to continue to watch it, I just wish it was being done a little differently.

Beverly

jkfla
10-27-2004, 10:28 PM
i cried when he weighed. it was really sad.

boiaby
10-27-2004, 10:43 PM
I did too, Shelly. It was truly heartbreaking.

Br00klyn
10-27-2004, 10:52 PM
I'm totally loving this show.. Its my new reality show right now that I'm focused on! :D I'm pretty big on reality tv.. and the only other one running right now that I'm watching is the Apprentice.

As for last night's episode... I wanted to jump in through the tv and tell these people it was OKAY! Its normal to only lose a couple pounds per week and its healthy. I'm confused as to why some of them didn't stop and figure this out.. :chin: Maybe they did after it went off air.

As for Matt, I wanted to jump through and hug him... I was in tears when I saw him start to cry... :( He's doing amazing though and I hope he does realize that.

Ryan - GRRRR! Don't even get me started?! Who does he think he is?

Anyways, looking forward to next week...

lessofsarahtolove
10-27-2004, 10:59 PM
I'm surprised that more time wasn't spent educating them and the VIEWERS about normal, healthy weight loss and staying the course even when you're NOT losing 22 pounds a week!

I cried for Matt too.....that poor guy. And I'm in total agreement about that guy (Ryan?) --- well, you know the only thing worse than being that much of a jerk? Being that much of a jerk on national television. What a loser. (And not in a good way. :lol: )

Br00klyn
10-27-2004, 11:02 PM
Agree with you Sarah... 100%, some of these people are eating only 500 calories per day.. That cannot be good! And the viewers need to be better informed of "healthy" alternatives..

vibrantecho
10-27-2004, 11:17 PM
Okay, HELP! My VCR went on the fritz and I completely missed what happened at the end of the elimination - fill me in pleeeeeeze?!?!?

I think they should have voted off Dave - yes Lizzbeth doesn't have as much to lose but considering the duration of the show (does anyone know how many weeks it's actually going to be? I haven't been able to find that anywhere), it's totally conceivable that she could lose consistently while Dave slacks off.

I have to disagree with you on the Aaron thing, girls - ick. I think of all of them, Matt is the cutest - too bad he's gay. And I'm married. LOL!

Personally I'm rooting for Kelly Mac, although unfortunately I think all the women are eventually going to face the same opposition as the first two - if the guys just keep thinking that they can win because they have more to lose.

Fiona

howie6267
10-27-2004, 11:40 PM
The blurb at the end said that there diets and workouts have been talored by doctors according to each person. So I don't think they are giving them more than they can handle.

On Dave, don't forget this is TV so they can make it look bad or good. If they want Dave to be a energetic on plan type of guy they will show him doing those things. That also goes if they want him to look lazy and not doing the right things. If all is how it seems I would have voted him off also.

Now Ryan on the other hand. I don't think they can hide how much of a jerk he is. Or make him look worse than he already does.

I am all for the blue team also. I like there trainer. I think he really wants to help them start a new life.

Jillegal
10-28-2004, 12:36 AM
I'm trying not to like this show for reasons previously stated, but its difficult not to get caught up in all the drama. I'm rooting for Aaron also, but it has nothing to do with looks - I just like his wholesome personality ;). SAPF, on the other hand, is no doubt more intent on thinking of ways she could help him sweat off those pounds. :devil:

SuchAPrettyFace
10-28-2004, 12:52 AM
SAPF, on the other hand, is no doubt more intent on thinking of ways she could help him sweat off those pounds. :devil:
Oh Jill. I have just the workout plan for him! :lol: :devil:

Like I stated in my previous post, I think they should be focusing on other things, not just the numbers on the scale.

KICK BUTT BLUE TEAM!!!!!!!!!!!!

lessofsarahtolove
10-28-2004, 01:04 AM
I'm all about the Blue Team too -- and I completely agree with you, Howie, about their trainer. He seems to genuinely want to help them get healthier and help them to make lasting positive changes. The Red Team coach just does not strike me as having a genuine interest in them as people, and I do NOT think her approach works with everyone equally. I know I wouldn't have responded to it back when I was starting out. No way.

I do feel kind of traitorous to my B-Team brother, Matt, because I think he's just great! I'm with you, Fiona -- Matt all the way! And I'll go you one step further: I'm not just married, I'm married to a WOMAN, and STILL I think he's adorable!! :lol: Now how's THAT for appeal??

As for your wanting a lowdown, Fiona, why don't you watch the repeat on USA, or whatever station airs it later in the week......Howie, maybe you could help with this?

howie6267
10-28-2004, 11:20 AM
It seems NBC has it on Saturday night but I'm not sure of the time. USA has it on Mondays at 7:00pm eastern time.

lessofsarahtolove
10-28-2004, 12:10 PM
Howie, you always come through! :)

Jen
10-28-2004, 12:43 PM
If you look at the web link through the nbc site you'll see that you can view the food journals. I looked at Lizzbeths and she was hardly eating anything where if you look at Aaron's he was eating a decent amount of healthy food and he was drinking tons of water.

I don't think that they really need to talk about eating right. I mean let's face it, I think we all know what kind of food is good for us and what isn't. If someone put a Big Mac and a turkey breast sandwich on whole wheat bread and told you to chose the most healthy one which one are you going to pick?? It doesn't take a lot for people to know that apples and carrots sticks are better snacks than a bag of chips and a chocolate bar. Really they need to do more stuff like counselling with them but then I don't think that would really be in line with the type of show they are trying to do, that would be more like dr. phil's weight loss challenge. I think for a lot of them once they get past the first few weeks of low carb eating they'll be able to handle it a lot better.