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Welcome to the DDF Weight Loss Challenge!

Want to win against your DDF debating nemesis?
Put your money where your mouth is. Compete against other members to lose the greatest percentage of excess bodyfat  over the course of 1 month. The biggest loser wins the entire pot!


NEW CHALLENGE STARTING AFTER PESACH!

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EXPIRED CHALLENGE:

The challenge officially starsts Monday 12/28/15 and ends on Monday 1/25/16.

To Join: Send $20 via paypal to DDFWeightLossChallenge@gmail.com, PM @wayfe when you've done so and you're in!

Daily Weigh-in: Each morning members will update the wiki by recording the changes in weight as well as the total amount lost.
Weight Loss % Calculator https://www.fitwatch.com/calculator/weight-loss-percentage

Rules: Members found frequenting this thread will be immediately disqualified: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=21151.0;topicseen
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Members:
wayfe-          weighed 1/25/16 - lost 4.43%

Ephcc90

ygygold -        weighed 1/25 - Lost 3.24%

ShlockDoc -   weighed 1/4/16 - lost 1.8%

Ergel -            weighed 1/26/16 - lost 3.7%

Super Speed- weighed 1/4/16 - lost 1.7%

Mordyk -        weighed 1/25/16 - lost 3.6%

Venilla -        Weighed 1/25/16 - lost 7.41%

Sammy82 -    weighed 1/25/16 - lost 4.76%

ryg -               weighed 1/5/16 - lost 1.5%
« Last edited by grodnoking on April 10, 2016, 03:03:31 PM »

Poll

How should we measure the weight loss?

% of loss of the excess weight over a BMI of 20 or 25 for women
5 (20%)
% of body weight lost
20 (80%)

Total Members Voted: 25

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #140 on: December 23, 2015, 09:13:26 PM »

Someone should change the name of this thread to let's vote about things
Let's put it to a vote!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #141 on: December 24, 2015, 11:36:52 AM »
Sorry @henche. Bodyfat percentage it is.

Guys, for all the talk, there are only 3 people actually in- c'mon!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #142 on: December 24, 2015, 12:29:36 PM »
Sorry @henche. Bodyfat percentage it is.

Guys, for all the talk, there are only 3 people actually in- c'mon!

if it started a week later i would join

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #143 on: December 24, 2015, 12:31:17 PM »
if it started a week later i would join
If it started a week earlier I would definitely join. I'm still on the fence.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #144 on: December 24, 2015, 12:33:58 PM »
if it started a week later i would join

Just join and catch up.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #145 on: December 24, 2015, 12:37:57 PM »
Guys, for all the talk, there are only 3 people actually in- c'mon!
Need to get a new battery for my scale.
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #146 on: December 24, 2015, 12:38:20 PM »
If it started a week earlier I would definitely join. I'm still on the fence.

lol

Just join and catch up.

i'm in it to win it. being behind a week doesn't excite me. now if it was a "hit your goals and split the pot" type competition vs "winner take all" I would join.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #147 on: December 24, 2015, 01:03:01 PM »
Payment sent. I'm coming home from an all inclusive resort on Sunday night so it's perfect timing! 


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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #148 on: December 24, 2015, 01:05:33 PM »
I thought we were getting rid of the daily weigh in?
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #149 on: December 24, 2015, 01:12:28 PM »
Be careful when reading labels- sugar can hide in many forms!

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #150 on: December 24, 2015, 01:16:03 PM »
I thought we were getting rid of the daily weigh in?

It'll be optional, but I think just for accountability it must be done at least once a week
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #151 on: December 24, 2015, 01:16:32 PM »
Pot is up to $100!

You want to get in this!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #152 on: December 24, 2015, 01:32:38 PM »
My first time using PayPal, Do I select "pay for goods and services" or "send money to friends and family"?
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #153 on: December 24, 2015, 01:34:12 PM »
My first time using PayPal, Do I select "pay for goods and services" or "send money to friends and family"?
Family and friends, and use bank account add finding source, otherwise receiver loses 2.9% +$0.30.
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #154 on: December 27, 2015, 11:30:45 AM »


Last chance to get in on a group who will join you, support you, commiserate with you, and if necessary goad you on your journey towards a healthier lifestyle!
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« Reply #155 on: December 27, 2015, 01:30:21 PM »
Joined!

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #156 on: December 27, 2015, 01:31:06 PM »
What are we eating tonight?

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #157 on: December 27, 2015, 03:37:18 PM »
Pot is up to $140!

Think we can make it to $200?
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #158 on: December 27, 2015, 04:14:31 PM »
So we start tomorrow!

First thing- weigh yourself. Even though you're still young and you've got an awesome memory, record the weight. Write it down, put into an app like MyFitnessPal or using the Health app most smartphones come with. If you don't write it down, you might forget (you are human, after all) the exact number or get confused as each day's numbers add up. You might also find it inspiring later on to look at the downward trend you've created!

It's also worth it to take down your measurements. That way if your fat loss is showing itself as muscle gain and isnt easily recognizable on the scale- you won't be frustrated.

A good way to start you day is following the "30 in 30" rule. That's 30g of protein within 30 minutes of waking.

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Here's why:
1. Eating protein first decreases your white carbohydrate cravings, which in the morning aren’t usually ideal carbs. Do you often crave a bagel, toast, or donuts in the morning? Wouldn’t it be great to kick that habit?

2. While you sleep, your body is doing a ton of maintenance, and part of that means it dips into your fat stores. When you give your body sugar in the morning, it’ll burn the sugar instead. I don’t know about you, but I prefer continued fat loss.

http://www.findingmyfitness.com/2014/03/the-truth-about-30g-protein-within-30-minutes-of-waking/

Try 2-3 whole eggs, a can of tuna, some beans or 4 tablespoons of (no sugar added) peanut or almond butter. Or a mix of some of those. Or eat some leftover chicken. Or put the leftover chicken into an omelette...

You get the idea.
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #159 on: December 27, 2015, 05:06:05 PM »
The best way to stick to any plan is to be prepared.

Make sure to plan your meals ahead so that when you get hungry you know what to do instead of just finding the closest thing edible.

Some great snacks to have on hand:
nuts
crunchy veggies
beef jerky (make sure there's no added sugar)
no sugar added nut butters (sweet, and so satisfying)
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