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Old 06-30-2012, 11:06 AM   #106
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Damn, I have never seen that before! Its good to see the demon that is stopping me from being my true self and enjoying my life. I won't let it win! RAWR!
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Old 10-01-2012, 02:18 AM   #107
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Gross! That's a motivator to get out there and move my butt!
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Old 11-04-2012, 01:06 AM   #108
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Wow. I need to exercise.
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Old 11-05-2012, 06:18 AM   #109
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Old 12-14-2012, 02:03 PM   #110
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That is gross! Really puts it into perspective though! Thanks for sharing everyone, great motivator!!!
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Old 03-02-2013, 03:01 AM   #111
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This is great motivation...
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:57 AM   #112
MG #1: lose back that 10#
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Originally Posted by I Meant-Ah! View Post
Haha me too!

I never knew 5 lbs of fat was actually that much fat.
I always think of it a sticks of butter

Fell off the wagon
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:00 PM   #113
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Ive seen that before. Truly is amazing!
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Old 04-15-2013, 12:30 PM   #114
One pound at a time....
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what a comparison! YUCK!
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:47 AM   #115
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Great pictures--Muscle takes up 1/3 the space that fat does--and of course muscle weighs more than fat. You also need muscle to burn fat.

I workout with a young woman--who is in great shape--not an ounce of fat on her. She keeps telling me she weighs 142 pounds at 5'3" and she discouraged thinking she should weigh less. I keep telling her she really looks like she's around 120 pounds, and certainly doesn't need to lose weight. If she did lose any weight she would look like a bean pole.

Meaning you can't depend on the scale for all your weight loss needs. A lot of people who just are starting an exercise program actually gain a few pounds at first just because of the muscle they're building. The way to get around the scale is to take measurements of your body--prior to starting a program--and if the scale doesn't do what you want it too--re-measure yourself for inches lost. You'll notice it first in the pants you wear--and be proud of that new found looseness around your waist. After a month to six weeks of regular--consistent excercise--you'll see the scale starting to cooperate with you. And remember pounds lost slowly--stay off --if you stay consistent with your eating habits and exercise routines. "Eat less--move more."

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