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07SOJO Posts: 1,648
2/1/13 11:29 A

I would think it would be noticeable!

SLIMANDTONED Posts: 1,964
2/1/13 11:27 A

Yes, you would definitely see a difference.

BRYANTS1 SparkPoints: (8,505)
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2/1/13 11:03 A

why sure

DADOFSPARKGAL Posts: 453
2/1/13 10:27 A

absolutely..... It is on me and I am 6'2

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 13,704
2/1/13 10:27 A

I bet that it would be noticable

CEEMAY SparkPoints: (9,882)
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2/1/13 9:33 A

Absolutely! May even lose a clothing size.

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GOLDEELOCKS SparkPoints: (43,641)
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2/1/13 9:13 A

I would think so :)

BLUENOSE63 SparkPoints: (101,558)
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2/1/13 6:37 A

Yes but I find losing inches is what really gets noticed.

NOT2L82BME SparkPoints: (3,274)
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1/31/13 10:37 P

15 pounds? Yes. I'm small framed and short. 15lb pounds is a HUGE difference for me, personally.

QUEEN3510VA Posts: 439
1/31/13 6:38 P

most definitely!!!!

ANGHARAD3 Posts: 966
1/31/13 6:37 P

Definitely

LOLEMA SparkPoints: (92,530)
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1/31/13 4:01 P

I would say it depends but surely!

RIET69 SparkPoints: (47,087)
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1/31/13 3:56 P

Ohhhhhhhhhhh yessssssssssssssss.

PARKERB2 SparkPoints: (129,515)
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1/31/13 2:39 P

yes

SCHEALTHNUTT SparkPoints: (45,636)
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1/31/13 1:56 P

Of course !!! Each 10 lbs. is a dress size!!

REYNINGSUNSHINE SparkPoints: (20,346)
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1/31/13 1:12 P

Yes, probably. If you're a size 6 at that weight you probably have a low body fat% (this a high muscle mass) and assuming you are going to continue training (I'm assuming you are an athlete!) it'll really cut down some of that fat and make your body fat even lower- which will be noticeable, especially on your frame.

IRISHFANUH87 Posts: 1,038
1/31/13 12:53 P

At 5'4" I'm sure you will. I'm 5'1" and on me even a fluctuation of 3 or 4 pounds is very noticeable!

TRI_BABE Posts: 2,938
1/31/13 11:00 A

I'm thinking it would take me down to a size 2/4 and I would look overall more toned/defined.

BLUEBIRDSFLY Posts: 3,627
1/31/13 10:51 A

I believe so-yes! Sometimes though, it will only be noticeable by you.

SBURDEN Posts: 3,317
1/31/13 10:22 A

Yes but it may not always be noticeable in ways you expect

KAITLYNN51 Posts: 762
1/31/13 9:30 A

Yes I think it would for someone at your current weight and height!

LOUNMOUN Posts: 1,290
1/31/13 9:19 A

I agree with others that going from 141 to 126 lbs would be somewhat noticeable. I'm not sure if it would be drastic enough visually that everyone you know would comment but some people would probably notice the change.



FIREWOMN Posts: 634
1/30/13 9:17 P

You bet. go for it!

SARAHANN01 SparkPoints: (1,658)
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1/30/13 9:14 P

It will definitely be noticable. I am 5'6" and have lost 17 lbs. I went from a size 6/8 to a size 2/4 (it really depends on the brand/store). I have also been strength training so I have gained muscle and toned a bit as well.


HOLLYM48 Posts: 5,822
1/30/13 9:09 P

it would be noticeable to those that only see you once in a while. I have lost 26 lbs and those that I see on a daily basis really can't tell the difference but i sure can.

PLUMERIA50 SparkPoints: (7,383)
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1/30/13 9:02 P

yes, even though I need to lose a ton. I am short.

JULIA1154 Posts: 1,783
1/30/13 8:47 P

At your size, yes, I think a 15lb. loss would be quite noticeable - and I'm sure you would feel it as well, when running for example, as you mentioned.

EWL978 Posts: 2,021
1/30/13 8:46 P

I think that 11 pounds equals to about 1 inch all around....so you figure it out!!

SMWILLIAMS29102 SparkPoints: (15,156)
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1/30/13 8:15 P

Yes. I noticed it on myself, and so did others.

ANGIEN9 Posts: 2,509
1/30/13 8:09 P

I noticed a change in my face with 15 pound loss as did others.


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CSROBERTSON621 SparkPoints: (78,360)
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1/30/13 8:08 P

Absolutely depends on what size you are. No one noticed my first 15 pounds at all (or 30 for that matter - which is how long it took me to get to a 20 from a 22) -- but I started at 260.

I'm 150 now, and a size 4 (I'm 5' 7" but have a lot of muscle and high bone density - about the only good thing long term obesity got me!).

Anyway, 5-10 pounds is the difference between a 4 and a 6 for me. (Depends on the cut of the clothes, and where the weight went on.) If I get even a few pounds below 150 (147 or so), I fit into 2's. 160 is definitely a 6. 155 could be either 4 or 6.

Based on that, you'd probably be a size 2 with a 15 pound loss, starting from a 6 (assuming a 6 is comfortable now and not tight). But you'd almost certainly go down at least one size.

NGREGOR SparkPoints: (16,381)
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1/30/13 7:57 P

Absolutly noticable at 140-15. You ought to be a size or 2 down or in need of a tailor.
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Edited by: NGREGOR at: 1/30/2013 (20:00)
WHYWEIGHT552 SparkPoints: (4,393)
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1/30/13 7:39 P

When I weighed 225 pounds and lost 15 pounds, people were noticing!
so with your height and weight (I'm the same height too!) you'll definitely notice a difference- and it sure does help when you take pictures of your progress!!
keep it up :)

UMBILICAL Posts: 11,721
1/30/13 7:00 P

To me - don't care about others.

DRAGONCHILDE SparkPoints: (57,014)
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1/30/13 6:56 P

At your size, yes. You would be dropping of your weight, from a BMI of 24.2 to 21.6.

You'd be dropping about 10% or so of your weight. If you add strength training in there, and improve your body composition, you'll find you look even better.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (228,440)
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1/30/13 6:31 P

I think it would be noticeable.

KARLARY SparkPoints: (13,539)
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1/30/13 3:57 P

Yes on me

DIDS70 Posts: 5,070
1/30/13 3:28 P

I've lost about 6 pounds in the last three weeks because of the bootcamp I am doing. But i lost a ton more inches. people have noticed.

LYNNJ1976 Posts: 448
1/30/13 3:22 P

Yes.

FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,855
1/30/13 3:02 P

depends how big the person is it might not be noticeable if you have to lose a lot of weight, but 15 lbs off a person who only needs to lose 30 would be very noticeable

KKLENNERT809 Posts: 7,641
1/30/13 2:59 P

Not to everyone--but I would say probably

FOXMOON Posts: 822
1/30/13 2:59 P

I find that extra weight on us shorter girls (I'm 5'3" myself) shows up a lot more drastically than some of my taller friends. If I put on or lose 10 lbs. at my height and a friend 6 inches taller than me does the same thing, it's more of a marked difference on me and can be negligible for her.

Good luck!!

GLITTERFAIRY77 Posts: 8,023
1/30/13 2:39 P

I dunno. I've been exercising quite a bit.

JLTRACY Posts: 462
1/30/13 2:34 P

I think it also depends on how much you exercise. Someone who loses 15lbs by diet alone doesn't appear to have lost as much as someone who has included exercise which has helped toned their muscle.

GLITTERFAIRY77 Posts: 8,023
1/30/13 2:32 P

I think it is really dependent upon how much you have to lose. Like, on me? I pee 15 pounds off in a matter of days. No one notices. I have lost nearly 30 pounds, and just recently went down ONE freaking size.

ASHLEYGILLE SparkPoints: (11,169)
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1/30/13 2:32 P

Yes! Absolutely! Good luck on your journey!!

SONICB Posts: 4,240
1/30/13 2:21 P

Yes, I think it would be very noticeable! 15 pounds is a lot to lose for someone who is 5'4", and it is also over 10% of your current weight.

KJFITNESSDUDE Posts: 15,787
1/30/13 2:11 P

My gf is 5'4" and she recently lost 20lbs......at 15lbs lost you could definitely tell that she lost weight. She went from 158 down to 138 in 6months.

SLENDERELLA61 SparkPoints: (158,582)
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1/30/13 2:07 P

Yes, definitely. It would be noticed. Best wishes!!

TRI_BABE Posts: 2,938
1/30/13 2:06 P

I am 5 ft 4, 141 lbs with an athletic build around a size 6. I want to lose 15 lbs. Do you think it would be noticeable to anyone but myself?

I am losing it for health reasons and so I can run faster, not just for what other people think, but am curious.

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