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Saran wrap anyone?

Before I go any further, here's a disclaimer: diet and exercise are what it's all about!

I'm interested in "unusual" weight loss approaches. I read about this one on another thread: Saran wrapping yourself before bed and wearing a sweat suit over the top.. goodness me!

Anybody know of any more bizarre tricks like this? I'd be interested to hear - I might be writing something about this, so anything anyone feels like sharing would be awesome.

[Don't try this at home, kids]

Thu. Jun 29, 3:39pm

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to the OP - I am assuming that this came from you on the other thread

"is it just me, or does anyone else think the saran wrap idea is really weird and not advisable? "

I suggested the saran wrap. I did say it was not a long term solution, but for a quick fix...... it does work.
Go look at any spa packages..... the ones that say the can guarantee that you will lose 10 inches with 4 sessions..... this is how they do it.

Hey.. but thanks for such an opened mind.

Thursday, June 29, 2006, 3:53 PM

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actually it was i who posted the comment on the other thread, not the op of this one...

i just think that store bought saran wrap is probably not the same thing...

would you put mud from your yard on your face because they do that at spas?

Thursday, June 29, 2006, 4:07 PM

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I remember a friend buying those thick shorts that make you sweat as a weightloss method in the 80's. I don't think it worked, and she ditched them after a few weeks. But that always seemed like a strange weightloss method to me.

Thursday, June 29, 2006, 4:09 PM

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whatever.... It does work. I have done it. If you are not going to be constructive. Don't post anything at all

Thursday, June 29, 2006, 4:10 PM

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well frankly, i do think it is constructive to offer one's experience with such ideas-whether they worked or not-in order to provide feedback for others who are trying to decide if they should try such things...

there are many differing opinions about the subject of weight loss on this site and i think all should be voiced-even if they disagree with you...

Thursday, June 29, 2006, 4:15 PM

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The saran wrap poster is right...they use a variation of it at spas. The poster asked for unusual methods and saran wrap was answered. Why do you keep judging it? It's what the op asked for.

another unusual one (or not so unusual, depending on who you are):


Thursday, June 29, 2006, 4:16 PM

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to the 4:15 poster......It is ok to disagree if you have tried it.

Thursday, June 29, 2006, 4:17 PM

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i had a friend who drank nothing but lemon-water with honey in it for about 10 days (yikes!!) and she lost a lot of weight...

i'd rather be heavy than dumb, though.

Friday, June 30, 2006, 8:39 AM

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The only thing saran-wrapping yourself does is cause you to lose water weight -which I guess would be fine if you had a particular event you wanted to look thinner for. But you'd gain it all back in a few days.

Friday, June 30, 2006, 8:51 AM

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All of these quick fixes are short-term. You can't keep weight off unless you take it off slowly and make permanent changes to your diet and exercise.

Friday, June 30, 2006, 10:06 AM

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