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75% of people who have lost 30 lbs and kept it off for a year weigh them self at least once a week
Monday, April 07, 2008 12:41 pm Email this article
Seventy-five percent of those in the National Weight Control Registry, who are people who have lost at least 30 pounds and kept it off for a year, weigh them self at least once a week according to the National Weight Control Registry website. Comment
Comment : I think this is crucial
Some people suggest that you should not weigh yourself so often, but I think weighing yourself daily is crucial to losing and maintaining weight loss.
As Ari Kiev, MD says, a psychiatrist who has helped Olympic athletes achieve gold medals, “You must relentlessly monitor your feedback to figure out if what you are doing is working or not.”
Average women, 45 and weighs 145 lbs; average man 49 and weighs 190 lbs
“The ‘average’ woman is 45 years of age and currently weights 145 lbs, while the ‘average’ man is 49 years of age and currently weights 190 lbs,” the site notes.
Average Weight Loss
Average weight loss of 66 lbs for 5.5 years
They have lost an average of of 66 pounds and kept it off for 5.5 years.
Anonymous. National Weight Control Registry. http://www.nwcr.ws/Research/default.htm
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