Do you watch your weight?

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#1 Edited by Legend002 (13374 posts) -

Americans generally do not according to statistics. We were up 15lbs on average from 1990 to 2011. I wanna know the census of the Gspot OT on this topic.

I'm 5'9-5'10 133lbs, pretty ripped(not bragging!) waist up because I skip leg days. A bit surprised myself at the number after stepping on the scale. Just 6 months ago I was walking 142lbs. Guess that's what a crazy metabolism will do to you. My goal will be to cleanly bulk up to 155-165lbs by next year.

Do you have a certain weight range you shoot for or do you have the "It is what it is." mentality?

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#2 Posted by lostrib (49999 posts) -

Yeah, but it just kind of sits there

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#3 Posted by jun_aka_pekto (23003 posts) -

Nope. Between going to the gym and housework/family, I don't need to.

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#4 Posted by genius2365 (488 posts) -

I'm in a similar situation as the OP. Crazy fast metabolism means I have no weight to watch. I actually want a bit more weight. I'm 5'9-5'10 at about 140 pounds.

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#5 Posted by Ring_of_fire (15755 posts) -

Yes, can't put the weight I lost since last January back......

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#6 Posted by foxhound_fox (96914 posts) -

Why would I? Food tastes too good.

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#7 Posted by certifieddata (46073 posts) -

5' 9" and 154lbs currently, sitting at around 13%bf so just kind of trying to gain some muscle while retaining the same bf level. Not eating any snacks/candy or pop sure helps.

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#8 Posted by indzman (27735 posts) -

My waist 32 expensive jeans not fitting me anymore, 36 atm :(

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#9 Posted by Legend002 (13374 posts) -

@genius2365 said:

I'm in a similar situation as the OP. Crazy fast metabolism means I have no weight to watch. I actually want a bit more weight. I'm 5'9-5'10 at about 140 pounds.

@certifieddata said:

5' 9" and 154lbs currently, sitting at around 13%bf so just kind of trying to gain some muscle while retaining the same bf level. Not eating any snacks/candy or pop sure helps.

Cheers for us being in the same height and weight range with similar goals! =)

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#10 Posted by PS4hasNOgames (2620 posts) -

@indzman said:

My waist 32 expensive jeans not fitting me anymore, 36 atm :(

Paco jeans aren't expensive.

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#11 Edited by indzman (27735 posts) -

@ps4hasnogames said:

@indzman said:

My waist 32 expensive jeans not fitting me anymore, 36 atm :(

Paco jeans aren't expensive.

paco ? i'm talking about my passport jeans =P

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#13 Posted by FreedomFreeLife (3948 posts) -

Im super skinny. Yeah, i watch my weight because i don´t want to gain any more weight or else i can´t wear my super skinny skin tight jeans. Jeans are already so tight... so if i gain weight then it will be like... mega super skin tight jeans lol. And im dude...teen...

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#14 Edited by Hallenbeck77 (15324 posts) -
@lostrib said:

Yeah, but it just kind of sits there

You gotta teach it to move around...

"Look at that blubber fly!"

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#15 Posted by Netret0120 (3478 posts) -

I hit the gym a lot so i watch my weight. 6'0 tall and 76kgs. Athletic build and low body fat percentage

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#16 Posted by SaintLeonidas (26735 posts) -

Yeah, I do. Mainly because I lost a lot of weight two years ago and want to keep it off.

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#17 Posted by LostProphetFLCL (18526 posts) -

I am trying to get back in shape. Just kicked off a new focus on weight loss this last week and a half. Finally eating better and being more active, granted I managed to mess my right leg up jogging Friday and that has slowed me down for the moment...

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#18 Posted by lonewolf604 (8648 posts) -

Yep. Since 2010, I have lost 40 pounds and gained some muscle. I'm usually at a steady 160lbs or a bit heavier.

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#19 Edited by korvus (10747 posts) -

Kind of. I used to be really active and I really love my food so I could eat a ton a day and not gain any weight. Then I stopped and didn't adjust my eating and gained 30kg (66lbs)...yeah, it was crazy....a little over a year ago I decided to adjust my eating and lost all of that weight but now that I actually started exercising I'm regaining muscle pretty quickly so the weight is going up again, but I guess it's good weight....it looks good in the mirror, which is more important than a semi random "perfect weight" on the scale.

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#20 Edited by sukraj (27389 posts) -

@indzman said:

My waist 32 expensive jeans not fitting me anymore, 36 atm :(

gget ur ass to the gym.

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#21 Posted by Shmiity (6095 posts) -

I have to. I've struggled with weight and food problems since I was little. When I get stressed out, I tend to eat. It's a bad habit. My weight goes up and down a lot. I'm reading the posts on this thread, and I would kill to be 140 pounds at 5 10. For my body type, that would just never happen. For my job, I'm in the public eye a lot, and man, getting my photo taken is so stressful.

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#22 Edited by indzman (27735 posts) -

@sukraj said:

@indzman said:

My waist 32 expensive jeans not fitting me anymore, 36 atm :(

gget ur ass to the gym.

Been doing it for some time now , but less concentration on waist =P

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#32 Posted by PSP107 (16796 posts) -

@Shmiity said:

I have to. I've struggled with weight and food problems since I was little. When I get stressed out, I tend to eat. It's a bad habit. My weight goes up and down a lot. I'm reading the posts on this thread, and I would kill to be 140 pounds at 5 10. For my body type, that would just never happen. For my job, I'm in the public eye a lot, and man, getting my photo taken is so stressful.

Are you a chick?

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#34 Posted by thehig1 (6230 posts) -

@Shmiity said:

I have to. I've struggled with weight and food problems since I was little. When I get stressed out, I tend to eat. It's a bad habit. My weight goes up and down a lot. I'm reading the posts on this thread, and I would kill to be 140 pounds at 5 10. For my body type, that would just never happen. For my job, I'm in the public eye a lot, and man, getting my photo taken is so stressful.

Me too.

My weight is always high, despite I'm very active, I play tennis and football at decent levels. Football I play twice a week in 5 a side leagues and tennis a few times in afternoons when off work and Match nights once per week for my tennis club.

I'm normally fitter, faster and strong than many other people I compete against who are skinny.

I'm 5 foot 11 and weight about 15 stone 10 lbs at the moment. In the last 2 years my weight has been as high as 17 stone and low as 13 stone.

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#35 Posted by Star67 (4213 posts) -

I'm 5'4 and weigh around 142 pounds. I weigh more than some of you guys saying your 5'10...............

My problem is I went on a big diet and exercise kick and got down to 133 pounds, but I still had belly fat.

I don't understand how I could do any better, I was miserable doing my diet.

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#36 Posted by Tabris91 (7779 posts) -

I'm 140lbs so not really.

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#37 Posted by ShepardCommandr (4890 posts) -

No.We don't even have a scale at home.

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#38 Edited by Shmiity (6095 posts) -

@PSP107 said:

@Shmiity said:

I have to. I've struggled with weight and food problems since I was little. When I get stressed out, I tend to eat. It's a bad habit. My weight goes up and down a lot. I'm reading the posts on this thread, and I would kill to be 140 pounds at 5 10. For my body type, that would just never happen. For my job, I'm in the public eye a lot, and man, getting my photo taken is so stressful.

Are you a chick?

Male musician. Consistent photos, interviews, and coverage, and video.

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#39 Posted by ninjastar (9589 posts) -

I would say I do. I run a couple times a week and weigh myself daily. I'm really short so any extra weight tends to make me look huge.

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#40 Posted by chaoscougar1 (37597 posts) -

There's nothing to watch
It doesn't go up
It doesn't go down

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#41 Posted by ninjastar (9589 posts) -
@chaoscougar1 said:

There's nothing to watch

It doesn't go up

It doesn't go down

ha, you're really skinny, you don't have to worry about it. :P

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#42 Edited by chaoscougar1 (37597 posts) -
@ninjastar said:
@chaoscougar1 said:

There's nothing to watch

It doesn't go up

It doesn't go down

ha, you're really skinny, you don't have to worry about it. :P

haha that is for damn sure
But done some serial work since June last year
I WANNA GO BACK

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#43 Posted by ninjastar (9589 posts) -

@chaoscougar1 said:

@ninjastar said:
@chaoscougar1 said:

There's nothing to watch

It doesn't go up

It doesn't go down

ha, you're really skinny, you don't have to worry about it. :P

haha that is for damn sure

But done some serial work since June last year

I WANNA GO BACK

I'll believe it when I see it. haha

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#44 Posted by chaoscougar1 (37597 posts) -

@ninjastar said:

@chaoscougar1 said:

@ninjastar said:
@chaoscougar1 said:

There's nothing to watch

It doesn't go up

It doesn't go down

ha, you're really skinny, you don't have to worry about it. :P

haha that is for damn sure

But done some serial work since June last year

I WANNA GO BACK

I'll believe it when I see it. haha

hahaha is that so? ;p

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#45 Posted by ninjastar (9589 posts) -

@chaoscougar1: Just don't get too big, certain people will need to carry you when you're drunk. :P

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#46 Edited by Star0 (451 posts) -

No and I laugh at people that do, especially guys. I'll eat whatever I want when I want to. It just means I'll spend longer working out. Whatever, no big deal.

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#47 Posted by chaoscougar1 (37597 posts) -

@Star0 said:

No and I laugh at people that do, especially guys. I'll eat whatever I want when I want to. It just means I'll spend longer working out. Whatever, no big deal.

You are a tool

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#48 Posted by sukraj (27389 posts) -

@indzman said:

@sukraj said:

@indzman said:

My waist 32 expensive jeans not fitting me anymore, 36 atm :(

gget ur ass to the gym.

Been doing it for some time now , but less concentration on waist =P

I need to focus more on my waist too.

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#49 Posted by chaoscougar1 (37597 posts) -
@ninjastar said:

@chaoscougar1: Just don't get too big, certain people will need to carry you when you're drunk. :P


Girl please
You're like 5'-1"
I'm fairly sure it was Nicole and Toni that carried me :P

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#50 Edited by Star0 (451 posts) -

@chaoscougar1 said:

@Star0 said:

No and I laugh at people that do, especially guys. I'll eat whatever I want when I want to. It just means I'll spend longer working out. Whatever, no big deal.

You are a tool

You must be fat. Keep blaming other people.