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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!

In:
GrodnoKnig



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 #160 on: December 27, 2015, 09:07:47 PM »
I personally feel creating a WhatsApp group for the participants can go a long way, who is with me?

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #161 on: December 27, 2015, 09:08:44 PM »
I personally feel creating a WhatsApp group for the participants can go a long way, who is with me?
+1 not everything am i ready to post on a forum :D
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #162 on: December 27, 2015, 09:09:04 PM »
I personally feel creating a WhatsApp group for the participants can go a long way, who is with me?
I agree. I was just thinking the same.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #163 on: December 27, 2015, 09:12:41 PM »
What I would like to accomplish with this 4 week challenge, is to learn from others how to stay on track, what not to do and so on. I feel that a WhatsApp group would be more personal and informative.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #164 on: December 27, 2015, 09:12:50 PM »
Please PM me your number to be added.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #165 on: December 27, 2015, 09:13:49 PM »
Can I join the group without joining the challenge? Can't imagine I have a chance of winning since I'm too close to my goal
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« Reply #166 on: December 27, 2015, 09:28:07 PM »
Can I join the group without joining the challenge? Can't imagine I have a chance of winning since I'm too close to my goal
I think we're going to keep the WhatsApp group for actual participants, at least for now. But feel free to post here and we'll be posting here as well.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #167 on: December 27, 2015, 09:28:48 PM »
Or just put $20 into the pot...

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DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #168 on: December 27, 2015, 09:29:59 PM »
Can I join the group without joining the challenge? Can't imagine I have a chance of winning since I'm too close to my goal

You can feel free to post on the thread, but the group is specifically for those who joined the challenge. You might want to consider joining anyways. Think of the $20 as a much smaller fee than you'd regularly pay a personal trainer, life coach or dietician!

And congratulations on getting so close to your goal!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #169 on: December 27, 2015, 10:15:45 PM »
I remember seeing this on the train a few years ago, it's quite shocking when you think about how quickly you gulp down a drink.



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« Reply #170 on: December 27, 2015, 10:58:03 PM »
Pot is up to $183!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #171 on: December 27, 2015, 11:04:25 PM »
A friend of mine told me "I think dieting makes fat, 90% of the people on a diet are overweight..."
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #172 on: December 27, 2015, 11:09:40 PM »
Fascinating.

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A study published recently in the journal Obesity Research & Clinical Practice found that it’s harder for adults today to maintain the same weight as those 20 to 30 years ago did, even at the same levels of food intake and exercise.

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/09/why-it-was-easier-to-be-skinny-in-the-1980s/407974/

There is so much more to weight gain than simply food. Genes and culture play monumental roles as well.
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #173 on: December 27, 2015, 11:18:03 PM »


Genes play a monumental role as well.

Thank you for that!

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #174 on: December 27, 2015, 11:33:38 PM »
Pot is up to $183!
How the extra $3?
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #176 on: December 28, 2015, 08:46:10 AM »
Remember to take a "before" pic!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #177 on: December 28, 2015, 09:06:06 AM »
Remember to take a "before" pic!

Are we sharing those on the Whatsapp group?  ;)

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #178 on: December 28, 2015, 12:20:20 PM »
Recommended Reading: "It Starts With Food" by Melissa and Dallas Hartwig
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #179 on: December 28, 2015, 12:37:19 PM »
Recommended Reading: "It All Starts With Food" by Melissa and Dallas Hartwig

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