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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 11-30-08, 07:16 PM   #1
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Clydesdales Athenas Biggest Loser Week Ten 12/1 - 12/7

Biggest Loser Week Ten:champ2:
Total Pounds lost as of week 9 weigh in: 179.6+!!!

Week 10!! TIme for a new week.....Come on in and post your goals for the week. Thanksgiving has passed and hopefully people stayed on track...or time to hop back on the wagon!

New? Come join us! :WELCOME:.... We weigh in on Mondays and post our goals and often come back here and check in!!

Post your weight loss for last week on last week's thread - and post your goals for this week on this thread!

Weight Loss for Week 1 thru 9 will be posted at:
Thank you DorsalPhin for keeping track of the group weight loss!

Abbynemmy Light Green Team
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Old 12-01-08, 08:17 AM   #2
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Lose 1 pound. Commute by bike all five days, freezing rain be damned. Gym 4 times. Coming up are the 2 busiest weeks in my memory, so mostly I don't want to backslide more than I did last week.
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going for 5 lbs this week, and going hard for it.
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Old 12-01-08, 09:46 AM   #4
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I'd just like to lose a pound. I don't know how much cycling I'm going to get in. My wife is going on a business trip and I don't have a good sitter for the kids. So for me, it's all about portion control. And I need to be drinking more water.

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Old 12-01-08, 10:20 AM   #5
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1) Ride the trainer 5 x 30 mins
2) Reduce late night eating
3) Finish cleaning kitchen and bathroom
4) Loose 1 lbs or more
5) Try to be in a better mood
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Old 12-01-08, 12:30 PM   #6
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246, 2 lbs. down from 248 last week, 9 pounds down from 255 about 3 weeks ago. Been doing lots of riding because I've been on vacation. No more vacations in the near future.

My goals this week are:

Portion control
ride as much as possible
run as many errands as possible on a bicycle

I don't drink lots of water, because I work in live television. You can't drink a lot of water if you work in live television. I'll let you figure out why.
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Old 12-01-08, 02:21 PM   #7
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Goals for the week, same as last week except for the weight.
1) Current Weight: 252.6, Goal Weight: 251
2) Commute to Work 1 day this week.
3) 10 miles on the bike
4) Spinning class on Wed. and one other gym visit.
5) Cut smoking to 6-7 per day.

It would be nice to see the 240's again at the end of this week, but I think that would be unreasonable, and I don't want to push myself too hard.

Good luck this week to everyone.
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Old 12-01-08, 05:44 PM   #8
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Goals for week 10:

1) Lose @ 1 lb.
2) Ride a local bike path without concern about mileage or speed
3) Do 3 exercise videos

That should do it for this week. Luckily the holiday food doesn't start showning up for another week or so.
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Old 12-01-08, 06:37 PM   #9
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Week 10 Goals

Spin sessions 4 x 55 mins. 1 down 3 to go
Start taking vitamins to help supplement what I may be lacking
Plenty of water
All meals at home except lunch which will be prepared and packed at home
Buy one of those excercise balls and learn how to use it. Gotta start working on the core muscles now that I've lost weight.
And of course, Wish all my fellow BF BL participants a great week of riding, and keep those lbs coming off!!


December is when I start planning on what events I will try to make next season. Here's the short list so far.
Icycle Bicycle (annual bike clubs New Years Day Ride mileage varies depending on weather)
May 3rd: Appalachian Spring Spectacular in West Virginia (45 miles)
May 17th: Pedal Pittsburgh (50 miles) date still tentative
June 13th: Tour de Cure Indianapolis with BF Team Stormcrowe (100 miles)
August 16th: Pennsylvania Lancaster Covered Bridges Metric with BFer's
November 8th: Red Flannel Metric / Ohio with BFer's

That's all I can think of at the moment, but I'm sure there will be others
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Old 12-01-08, 07:20 PM   #10
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ride 80 miles lose 2 lbs. drink lots of water. ride bike at new locations and explore more trails.
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Old 12-01-08, 07:51 PM   #11
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Goals for week 10:
(1) Workout Tuesday, Thurday, Saturday - Jog/Fast Walk 60 minutes
(2) Workout Wednesday, Friday, Sunday - Swim 60 minutes (This one might be tough... a new habit)
(3) Go easy on the food....Eat lots of Subway!
(4) Drink 64 oz water
(5) Create update to Mom's cookbook - I know a bit too much food centerd - but a cool aweosme gift
(6) No riding - as I am in Chicago for the next 11 days
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Old 12-01-08, 08:26 PM   #12
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1) No more soda no sugared drinks! (I had been doing fine everyday up till today then 500 calories poof)
2) Ride 3 days
3) Gym 3 days
4) Not gain back what I've lost

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Old 12-01-08, 10:54 PM   #13
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1. Drink lots of water or non-sweetened iced least 60oz. a day.
2. Continue commuting to work on cross bike...start riding the beach cruiser anywhere I need to go within 5 miles.
3. Stay away from red meat and (Edit....) stay away from Nutella all together...because I just can't stop myself.
4. Fill up on salad and veggies as much as possible before eating the normal dinner.

MissBumble, I am doing better, thank you for the condolences. Pictures will be posted ASAP.
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Old 12-02-08, 09:04 AM   #14
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OK- This week I am going to track my calories. If nothing else it will make me accountable and aware! I am using the old fitday now called Everyday health

Yesterday was pretty clean - hopefully today will be even better.
Wt 182 Goal 140
Monday 12/2 1812 Calories In, Exercise - Not much - walked to my gate at airport DId have a glass of wine at night and now have a headache..Sounds liek I may need to skip wine!!
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I want to lose 2lbs this week I will do it by getting in an hour's worth of exercise a day, eating less sweets, eating more salads, I've managed to cut my coffee consumption a lot these past few weeks so I'll keep that up -- no more than 3 cups of coffee this week.

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1) No soda/sugar drinks at all this week
2) Treadmill c25k program week 2 3x's this week
3) More h20 during the day
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Goal this week is simply to continue monitoring food intake through The Daily Plate in order to lose approximately 1.5 pounds per week.
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Old 12-02-08, 08:54 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by DorsalPhin View Post
2) Treadmill c25k program week 2 3x's this week
Hey Dorsal - What's the c25k program??? Details....

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Old 12-02-08, 10:27 PM   #19
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Its called the Couch to 5K program. It's a program that will get you from no running what-so-ever (hence the couch part) to running a 5k in 9 weeks. I also have podcasts that do the interval training with music, so it tells you when to switch from walking to running and stuff. Its actually quite fun and doesn't work you too hard, but enough to get you used to the idea of running.
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Goals.. get back to it LOL
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Old 12-04-08, 07:41 AM   #21
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Goals.. get back to it LOL

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Old 12-04-08, 11:23 AM   #22
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Whoops, I lost track of this for a few weeks. Luckily, I haven't lost track of my weight.

I was at 272.0 on monday 12/1. Guess I should post that in the week 9 thread?

Yesterday I signed up for a gym and I got a personal trainer and did a session, and this morning I did a spin class. I'm trying to get stuff back on track.

My goals are now:
1) Do four days at the gym in a week, including 2 spin classes
2) Maintain a 2500 calorie diet
3) No high frutcose corn syrup at all
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Old 12-04-08, 11:28 AM   #23
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My problem is uneven food intake. some meals i do great, some less so, and it costs me. Did 10 miles on the bike and 20 minutes on the treadmill and a few late night crackers with cheese killed most of the loss for the day. Granted it might come off tomorrow but I need to keep working.
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Old 12-05-08, 05:01 AM   #24
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Well ,not sure of how this whole thing works but I changed my diet 2 weeks ago and I'm down 4 lbs!

I want to lose 30 which will put me be back in climbing form!

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Old 12-06-08, 10:51 AM   #25
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No alcohol or cigars until Christmas Eve. Begin serving pasta and rice only as part of mixed meals where the veggies and protein served "out-volume" the carbs portion.

Cressey Week 10-11; begin researching a follow-up strength training routine that relies on less volume for the 16 weeks following Cressey.

Ride outside Saturday before the rain moves in.

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