Done with this challenge! Down another 4.4 lbs this week. Total 17.4 lbs loss since starting this challenge. Think I will continue on and try to double the challenge. My mom is coming for a visit at the end of March. I cant wait to see the look on her face when she sees I've dropped 50+ lbs since the last time we saw each other.
Edited by: KKRAVIG1975 at: 2/27/2012 (09:20)
2/23/12 10:26 A
They say it does. I also only drink green tea from the Korean market. Not saying anything is wrong with Lipton Green Tea. I just prefer the ones at the Korean market. They don't taste like hay.
"In a study reported on in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, it was found that green tea extract resulted in a significant increase in energy expenditure (a measure of metabolism), plus also had a significant effect on fat oxidation. While some of the effects were originally theorized to be due to the caffeine content of green tea, the researchers discovered that the tea actually has properties that go beyond those that would be explained by the caffeine. The same amount of caffeine as was in the green tea, administered alone, failed to change energy expenditure in other studies. This led reseachers to believe that there is some interaction going on with the active ingredients of green tea that promotes increased metabolism and fat oxidation."
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2/21/12 6:00 P
congratulations thats amazing success so far! does green tea really help with metabolism?
I've got a trip to Florida planned for mid-April and this challenge is just what I need to kickstart my weight loss!!!
2/21/12 11:38 A
02/14 253.4 02.21 249.2
I'm not complaining with the crap I ate this weekend. Got in over 5 miles walking yesterday and an hour at the gym with weights. Heading out for a walk now, hoping to get in about 8 today because I am not going to the gym, so next week I KNOW I will have better weight loss.(at least if I can stick to my plan on the weekend.)
@HEIDICJ13- All I do is walk 3-5 miles every day. I eat/drink 1 grapefruit/juice every day. Starting back on 2-3 green tea every day (to burn the belly fat). And I count my calories religiously. I started tracking on 1/17/12 and so far I am down 34 lbs, 13 of those this month. If I can do it, I know you can.
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2/21/12 7:24 A
i am ready to get this weight loss started! what are you guys doing to reach this goal?
2/20/12 8:14 P
I'm in! Definitely can use the extra push starting back!
CW 180 March 31-175 or less...
Edited by: AWOMANOFPURPOSE at: 2/20/2012 (20:17)
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Phillipians 4:13
down another 5.2 lbs this week. I'm 2 lbs away from completing this challenge!!!
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5 2/17/12 9:22 A
I want to join! With controlled eating and lots of exercise, I feel like I can lose 15 lbs by March 31! I'm in there like swimwear! LOL
2/16/12 11:13 A
Even though I know it is not a "healthy" goal, I am looking to lose almost 20 lbs by March 16th. My husband has promised me a whale watching trip if I get to 230 by his birthday. It should have been easy, but I fell off the wagon big time for over a month. So this week I am back and really needing a challenge to keep me going, so I'm in. I get on the scale almost everyday when it is cooperating with me, but my normal post days are Tuesdays. Tuesday I was at 253.4. Today just under 250.
Walked 5mls today and started strength training. Got in 21 cups of water. That's a lot I know. I snacked on some wild rice crisps last night and was crazy thirsty today. Sorry to hear you are ill. Get well soon.
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21,584 2/4/12 7:11 A
I am with you I want to lose in small goal so this is perfect
my weigh in are usually thursdays
Leslie Central time Area Captain TOPS ask me about it. www.tops.org
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3,648 2/4/12 2:30 A
Stopping by to see how you with the challenge today. I still have not been able to workout because of illness by my eating is right on track. I am still working on getting enough water per day.
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