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  • Welcome to the new Weight Loss forum

    Welcome! We are excited to have this new forum for members to share tips, tricks, success and motivation for the great American obsession - LOSING WEIGHT!!

    Whether you can "pinch an inch" or have a more substantial amount of weight to lose, we hope you'll join us in our quest to live a healthier (and longer) life.
    ...it is what it is...

  • #2
    Alright!

    For starters- drink more water! 80 ounces of water every day and you can lose five pounds the first week.

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    • #3
      RIGHT!! I'm off to fill up my jug right now!!
      ...it is what it is...

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      • #4
        Remember the potato sack lift exercise?

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        • #5
          No, is that what Nightcrawler is doing in your siggy?
          ...it is what it is...

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          • #6
            Originally posted by wyo_rose View Post
            No, is that what Nightcrawler is doing in your siggy?
            Uh.......yeah!

            Here is the potato sack exercise:

            EXERCISE FOR PEOPLE OVER 40 Begin by standing on a comfortable surface, where you have plenty of room at each side. With a 5-lb potato sack in each hand, extend your arms straight out from your sides and hold them there as long as you can. Try to reach a full minute, and then relax. Each day you'll find that you can hold this position for just a bit longer. After a couple of weeks, move up to 10-lb potato sacks. Then try 50-lb potato sacks and then eventually try to get to where you can lift a 100-lb potato sack in each hand and hold your arms straight for more than a full minute. (I'm at this level.) After you feel confident at that level, put a potato in each sack.
            I can't remember who first posted this, but her username begins with a K.

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            • #7
              100 lb potato sacks? wow u must be buff lol

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              • #8
                YAY!! and for this thread


                ill support ya'll, even tho i havent been in the gym or pumped iron since my injury ... im shooting for either next month or august to return to the gym ... still have a fair amount of pain in my knee

                thats what u get 4 breaking my heart...

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Grits & Beans View Post
                  100 lb potato sacks? wow u must be buff lol
                  Not me. I'm still at potato chip bag level. I quoted that from another powwow poster.

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                  • #10
                    You're not confident at that 100 pound sack level yet??
                    ...it is what it is...

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