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who loses weight faster if truly dedicated

the person who is 60 to 80 pounds overweight

or the person who is looking to drop 10 to 20 pounds?

Wed. Sep 6, 4:26pm

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What is the point of this question? Seriously.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 4:31 PM

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It was a real question. People can talk about boyfriends, PMS, and foul language, but I can't start a thread about peoples weightloss experience?

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 4:43 PM

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Initially the person with more weight to lose is going to lose faster

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 5:16 PM

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Yes, the heavier person will lose faster in the beginning.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 6:02 PM

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The person who is overweight will lose faster because more weight means your body is burning more calories all the time, even fat burns some calories (though not many, and not as many as muscle). For example, a 300 pound person will burn more calories in a 30 minute walk than a 120 pound person.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 6:04 PM

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I think that last 10 lbs is always the hardest to lose. So, I agree with the rest of the posters.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 6:56 PM

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If you've ever watched Biggest Loser it's usually the ones with the most to lose that lose the most on the scale and they're all usually working pretty hard in the gym everyday and eating right.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006, 8:31 PM

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For me he does matter if I lose slow or fast. It matters that I am on the right track!

Thursday, September 07, 2006, 10:10 AM

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