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Further to OG and GS Barba's posts regarding weight loss and helping each other out, I'm starting this thread in the hopes that those of us that need or could stand to lose a bit of weight will chime in.

 

I really want to get down to 180lbs. I've been struggling with my weight for years and my lowest (about 6 months ago) was 199.2lbs. 

 

I've crept back up to 207lbs and am not really happy about it....but that's the holiday season.

 

So, I'm thinking that those of you who want to participate can just post here, maybe what you're doing, eating etc or just a weekly/fortnightly weigh in.

 

So that's it in a nutshell, chime in or I'll talk to myself.

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Awesome! Let's start the New Year off right. Any good recipes, eating tips, exercises, etc. can be added to the thread. Good luck folks!

 

January 1st is official start

 

 

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Alrighty! These quests always work better when there's a group and there's a little friendly competition involved. I know I don't want to be the guy who actually gains weight during this challenge...

 

I like it - first official weigh-in January 1, but let's agree not to post shirtless pictures. None of us wants to see that.... :o :o

I may be 306 but my shoulders are the size of some people's heads so you sure you don't want shirtless pictures lol.

 

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I may be 306 but my shoulders are the size of some people's heads so you sure you don't want shirtless pictures lol.

 

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Amen to that -- my icon isn't Chewbacca 'cause I like Star Wars, brother!

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I have used a low carb diet and had success. It works for me. Plus I feel full (instead of like I'm starving myself).

Have been able to drop 20+ lbs. on a few different occasions.

I never had to worry with this stuff until my metabolism waned during late 40's.

 

 

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Alrighty! These quests always work better when there's a group and there's a little friendly competition involved. I know I don't want to be the guy who actually gains weight during this challenge...

 

I like it - first official weigh-in January 1, but let's agree not to post shirtless pictures. None of us wants to see that.... :o :o

Definitely agree!!

 

 

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Personally haven't tried it, but putting either (or both) apple cider vinegar and lemon juice in your water is supposed to be a good way to help you lose weight. Controls insulin levels (fat storage hormone and blood sugar drop), helps with digestion, and boosts metabolism

 

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I'm in. I'll avoid shirtless posts, but I assume bottomless are still ok.

 

Absolutely Dave, you first!

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Driver: :titelist-small: TSi2 Project X HZRDUS Smoke RDX Black 6.0
Hybrid: :mizuno-small: Fli Hi 3 & 4 Project X HZRDUS Smoke RDX Black 80 6.0

Irons: :mizuno-small: JPX 923 HMP 5-PW UST Mamiya Recoil 95 F4
Wedges: :mizuno-small: T-22 Denim Copper 48°, 52° & 56° UST Mamiya Recoil 95 F4
Putter :Sub70: Sycamore 005 Wide Blade
Bag: 
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Balls: :mizuno-small: RB Tour or RB Tour X

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8


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Personally haven't tried it, but putting either (or both) apple cider vinegar and lemon juice in your water is supposed to be a good way to help you lose weight. Controls insulin levels (fat storage hormone and blood sugar drop), helps with digestion, and boosts metabolism

 

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I drink a small glass of apple cider vinegar every morning.  I mixed mine with honey and water. It gives me a good shot of energy and has really helped my digestive system.  

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So should this go from Jan 1st to say around April-may? That's when the north should thaw out I'm guessing

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Trying to drop about 20lbs for the wedding in May. Need all the help I can get

 

 

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Awesome! Let's start the New Year off right. Any good recipes, eating tips, exercises, etc. can be added to the thread. Good luck folks!

 

January 1st is official start

 

 

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The only eating tip I have to offer is "chew more, swallow less".

If I were able to practice that regularly, I'd lose those last 10 pounds!

 

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I'm in. I'll avoid shirtless posts, but I assume bottomless are still ok.

 

 

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The only eating tip I have to offer is "chew more, swallow less".

If I were able to practice that regularly, I'd lose those last 10 pounds!

 

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Makes sense about the swallow less.    ;)   This is going to be a fun kick off for 2018 and hopefully we will have a bunch of healthy spies playing better golf.  At the least having more fun doing it.

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