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    When I came to Japan I weighed in at 65Kgs and was fit as a fiddle ( used to
    mountain climb about twice a month and train about twice a week in a climbing
    gym ).

    In Japan I managed to stay at 70Kgs for about 6years then got married……………….

    So my goal is to drop from 82Kgs down to 70Kgs, by June. Slow and
    steady. 2Kgs per month…………….



    Will update my progress here.............................................. ...........
    • Measured 82Kgs 02 Dec 09
      • Jan10 02 Targeted 80Kgs by 02 Jan 2010
    • Measured 79.8Kgs on 6th January
      • Targeted 78Kgs by 02 Feb 2010
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    Only 12kg to lose, I'm envious!

    65kg was also my normal weight for years, last weighed that in '99. Now also aiming for around 70kg.

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    The last time I weighed 65kg I was 16 years old. That was roughly my weight class on my high school wrestling team, and I had to "cut weight" (read: sweat out water weight the night before a match and not drink it back) to get there!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Jinbaiquerre View Post
    The last time I weighed 65kg I was 16 years old. That was roughly my weight class on my high school wrestling team, and I had to "cut weight" (read: sweat out water weight the night before a match and not drink it back) to get there!
    Yup, besides being a couple inches shorter I have a small bone structure. My waist was 29'' for years...

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    Jeebus - 65kg... my lean mass is 80kg....
    1312.

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    I gotta do something, playing that tag game nearly killed me. I'm 163cms and 86kg I wouldn't mind getting back to the 74 I was when I came to Japan.

    Pete.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Antkiller View Post
    I gotta do something, playing that tag game nearly killed me. I'm 163cms and 86kg I wouldn't mind getting back to the 74 I was when I came to Japan.

    Pete.
    Man, if you've got good knees just start going for a run in the AM before work. It'll take off the weight in no time and you'll feel great. Start out with reasonable durations, you'll work your way up to 40 minutes or so in no time!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twinrider View Post
    Man, if you've got good knees just start going for a run in the AM before work. It'll take off the weight in no time and you'll feel great. Start out with reasonable durations, you'll work your way up to 40 minutes or so in no time!
    I don't have good knees, ruined by rugby and bike crashes. You are right though, I need exercise. I like working out on the punching bag.

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    Will update my progress here.............................................. 6th Jan 2010
    • Measured 82Kgs 02 Dec 09
      • Jan10 02 Targeted 80Kgs by 02 Jan 2010 - Reached
    So month 1 goal has been reached much to my surprise. Told the wife and she cooked
    me this huge meal. Think I have a problem....................
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    Nice................Soon you will be fit as a fiddle again.....As long as you stop celebrating your weight loss with huge meals!!!

    I picked up a couple Kgs when I went back tot he states so time to get my fat ass a runnin!

    Good job!
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    Nice job!

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    I am 66KG.... this is my best shape, feel light and agile ...Ofcourse I practice Ashtanga Yoga (power Yoga) 6 days a week, about 90 min...

    Last Summer after 2 weeks Italy vacation . came back and I was.. 71.5 Kg !!!! Those extra Kg were not muscle, but something like Life Belt kids use for swimming, U know what I mean ?..

    Anyhow, felt fat, jeans were not fitting and worst of the worst, I could not look into the mirrow and see that strange shape around my belly anymore !!!
    So on top of regular practice of Yoga, I cut with carbs, bread twice a week, pasta twice a week,no sugar during weekday just weekend cake if I really felt like. Never eat that kind of cake they have at place like Starbucks for example..there are about 350 to 500 Calories each!! Bruce Lee use to say , they are empty Calorie kind of food, means u get calorie and hardly any nutrition...Just sugar and butter and other bad stuff..

    Of course I almost double lean protein ,so muscle grows and fat lower (the bigger are the muscle the more they burn calories..)...the other thing of course is the alcohol.. a glass of red wine is about 80 K/calories....keep in mind..
    So U need to look what U eat and drink, be selective and read what is inside the food U buy and put in your body.. U cannot imagine how much sugar U will find in product that U never imagine, like onnigiri from Kombini and so on...Dont let the mind win when U see melting cheese, double burgers with all kind of sauce on top...creams ...
    Instead, lots of veggie ,raw food like salad, some fruit for getting vitamin and natural sugar.
    Do some kind of aerobic exercise 3 to 5 times per week for at list an hour, if U have time 6 days a week ! U will loose wait and feel so good and light !! Bicycle , swimming .running, fast walking....Dont take elevator ,walk up the stairs..when U see stairs be happy !!:-)

    By the way I am 42 years young, almost 43 !! 174cm tall....and feel great !!

    U need strong mind man, U can do it !!
    Ciao!

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    Go for it Jav. I'm 62.5kg down from 65kg from late January. I've just gone vegan, about two months, which has had the effect of kicking a lot of junk food off the menu. 2.5kgs dropped off and I haven't even been able to run since late January after working up a stress fracture from overdoing it with two half marathon length runs in four days. Justin can fill you in the bad carbs deal if you're not already sussed on that info. He's well clued in on that.

    I can't recommend running highly enough for general all round fitness, meaning physical and mental. If you like to read, Born to Run by Christopher MacDougall is one of the best books I've read in years. It's a great true story that includes some pretty compelling running science about running styles and proper footwear. Well worth a read. And running must be the cheapest sport on the planet.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Twinrider View Post
    Man, if you've got good knees just start going for a run in the AM before work. It'll take off the weight in no time and you'll feel great. Start out with reasonable durations, you'll work your way up to 40 minutes or so in no time!
    Check out 'barefoot' or 'minimalist' running styles regarding bad knees and ankles. The science is pointing to modern running shoes as being the primary reason for modern day running injuries. It's fascinating science.

    It goes like this: people ran for millennia without shoes, and only in the last 100 years did people really start wearing running shoes. Then, in the early 70s, Nike appeared with these fat, bouncy soles which took off like a rocket and became the modern running shoe style. But, according to some, this coincided with an epidemic of running injuries. Apparently a group of Russian scientists were testing the effects of mat thickness for gymnasts, and when they measured the impact of the gymnasts' landings, the thicker the mat, the more pressure the gymnasts were putting on their legs when landing. The theory is that the body is looking for a stable surface and, therefore, is pushing hard on the spongey surface looking for it.

    Now, it is argued, with thick-heeled running shoes, people are running unnaturally. If you take off your shoes and run, the last thing you'll do is let your heel hit the ground first because it is painful. Natural running form, some say, is a fore-foot or mid-foot strike, directly under the hips, with very little impact on the joints. People who heel strike do so in front of their bodies, creating a seriously increased impact, doubled with the effects of trying to find stable ground through the spongey heels, sending that impact through the legs and wreaking havoc on the joints.

    I have friends who had to stop running due to injuries, but after switching to the minimalist/barefoot style of running they're running further and faster than before, without their old injuries reoccurring. I had a left knee pain which forced me to stop running numerous times, but since I changed my shoes and my style, I haven't felt it since.


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    The OP is from 2009 - usheer's 3 posts have been zombie spams, with copies from other people's posts...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kamikuza View Post
    The OP is from 2009 - usheer's 3 posts have been zombie spams, with copies from other people's posts...
    Ah! gotcha. Anyways Jav, how fat are you now matey? You didn't look at all overweight when we met last summer.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kamikuza View Post
    The OP is from 2009 - usheer's 3 posts have been zombie spams, with copies from other people's posts...
    I thought it was spam, but there weren't any links in his posts. Can someone explain to me what's the point of spamming if you're not including links to your free Viagra website or whatever?
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    After seeing my weight creep up the past month I've had to re-realize that
    eating after dinner is taking a step back every night. I've "manned up" the last
    two nights and gone to bed on a very empty stomach. I was having some
    yogurt and a little cereal nightly and it started showing up around my middle.
    NO MORE!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasBoxer View Post
    After seeing my weight creep up the past month I've had to re-realize that
    eating after dinner is taking a step back every night. I've "manned up" the last
    two nights and gone to bed on a very empty stomach. I was having some
    yogurt and a little cereal nightly and it started showing up around my middle.
    NO MORE!
    After I put the kids to bed I have a bowl of cereal with soy milk, and I really must stop doing it. It's bad news.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Jinbaiquerre View Post
    I thought it was spam, but there weren't any links in his posts. Can someone explain to me what's the point of spamming if you're not including links to your free Viagra website or whatever?
    Links in sig? That's usually what you see with that kind of post...

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