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Guys i just want to ask how much weight is enough to lose in a week..??<br>
Actually i want to compare it with my weight lose value...
 

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1-2 lbs is generally the healthiest amount to lose per week, though it might be a bit more when you first start losing weight (for the first couple of weeks or so) or if you've got a lot of weight to lose it will probably come off I little quicker than for a while. It's really not how quickly you manage to lose the weight; it's how long you manage to keep it off. Generally speaking, if you lose weight a bit more slowly then you will have made sustainable lifestyle changes which will allow you to remain slimmer for longer.
 

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2 lbs is the max you should be losing in a week. More than that on a consistent basis is excessive and probably unhealthy.
 

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i think it's very difficult to tell anything about what goes on over a week. i know my weight fluctuates 4-5 lbs, so i am more interested in tracking a range.than an absolute weight. so when my range goes from 205 to 200 down to 200 to 195, i say i have lost 5 lbs.<br><br>
i'd just focus on healthy eating and doing some aerobic exercise - even if it's just power walking (but you must do it consistently.) over the long run your weight will take care of itself.<br><br>
i think it's reasonable to expect 1 to 2 lbs a week.
 

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i think it's very difficult to tell anything about what goes on over a week. i know my weight fluctuates 4-5 lbs, so i am more interested in tracking a range.than an absolute weight. so when my range goes from 205 to 200 down to 200 to 195, i say i have lost 5 lbs.<br><br>
i'd just focus on healthy eating and doing some aerobic exercise - even if it's just power walking (but you must do it consistently.) over the long run your weight will take care of itself.<br><br>
i think it's reasonable to expect 1 to 2 lbs a week.</div>
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That's actually a wonderful idea, because weight fluctuates so drastically. I see my weight vary as much as 5 pounds from day to day, which is why I track weight loss on a month to month basis and not by the week. (i'm one of those people who stays on track by weighing daily... most seem to find this very discouraging.) The general guideline agreed upon by most experts is 1 to 2 pounds a week, so I consider anything from 4 to 10 pounds of weight loss a good month.
 

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I really think it depends on the person and how much they have to lose. That could be very different from 132lb female, to 200lb+ female and gender plays a lot into it.
 

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PeaceLoveKnit I weigh myself daily too, more of a monitioring thing for me.<br><br>
In order to lose 1 pound of fat, you have to remove 3500 calories from either your intake of food, or a combination of added exercise. if you dropped 500 cal per dayx7 days, that equals 3500 cal. If you gave up 250 calories and exercised/burned 250 cal per day- that would also be a loss of 3500 calories.
 

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As others have posted, 1-2 pounds (about kilogram) is about right.<br><br>
However, be aware that some claims for weight loss on high-protein, low-carb diets are misleading because much of the loss can be water. Water is stored with glucose as glycogen in muscle and liver.<br><br>
The other point is that you want to lose 'fat' mass, and not muscle or bone. With very-low-calorie diets you can lose both muscle and bone as well as fat. Slow and steady, with exercise, is the key.
 
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