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    Re: Should Governor Chris Christie appear on NBC's The Biggest Loser?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rocketman View Post
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    As did my Dad from Mom and others. I don't think cancer targets people by size
    Heart problems take more people than cancer and I think that is probably the concern with Christie. Although I hear obesity can bring on all sorts of medical problems.

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    Re: Should Governor Chris Christie appear on NBC's The Biggest Loser?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Heart problems take more people than cancer and I think that is probably the concern with Christie. Although I hear obesity can bring on all sorts of medical problems.

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    that is what they keep saying ignoring that genes play a bigger role

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    Re: Should Governor Chris Christie appear on NBC's The Biggest Loser?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rocketman View Post
    that is what they keep saying ignoring that genes play a bigger role
    No doubt that genetics play a huge roll. And that is something you cannot change. My dads grandfather lived to his mid 90's and both my folks are still alive - late 80's - and doing very well with all their faculties and in good health. For my money, I want to live forever and every little thing - and perhaps major things - I can do to increase the odds of that are things I try to do.

    I have run 2,000 miles a year going back to the mid 70's. Never smoked, never drank coffee, and lead a very conservative life style that would make most people look like libertines. If it gives me five extra years - and I do not get run over by a damn truck - while a drunken driver distractedly munches a triple cheesburger while chugging a red bull - I will be happy.
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    Re: Should Governor Chris Christie appear on NBC's The Biggest Loser?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    No doubt that genetics play a huge roll. And that is something you cannot change. My dads grandfather lived to his mid 90's and both my folks are still alive - late 80's - and doing very well with all their faculties and in good health. For my money, I want to live forever and every little thing - and perhaps major things - I can do to increase the odds of that are things I try to do.

    I have run 2,000 miles a year going back to the mid 70's. Never smoked, never drank coffee, and lead a very conservative life style that would make most people look like libertines. If it gives me five extra years - and I do not get run over by a damn truck - while a drunken driver distractedly munches a triple cheesburger while chugging a red bull - I will be happy.
    I am built just like my Dad but 4" taller. I use the elyptical every day and a bowflex 3 times/week. I take no presecriptions but can't get my waist size down any further.

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    Re: Should Governor Chris Christie appear on NBC's The Biggest Loser?

    Quote Originally Posted by clownboy View Post
    Oh please let this happen. Don't care if he needs it or not it's would just be comedy gold.
    i'm with you
    what reality tv needs is an angry fat man
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    Re: Should Governor Chris Christie appear on NBC's The Biggest Loser?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Christie is an a very good place right now taking his political image to new heights. A cheap show like that could only damage him.
    Yes, he is in a good spot right now except Republicans don't seem to like him right now because he worked with Obama and praised him. I think if he did well on the show, it could boost his recognition factor tremendously.


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    Re: Should Governor Chris Christie appear on NBC's The Biggest Loser?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Yes, he is in a good spot right now except Republicans don't seem to like him right now because he worked with Obama and praised him. I think if he did well on the show, it could boost his recognition factor tremendously.
    You could be right. I remember Dick Nixon saying "sock it to me" and riding a tricycle in a raincoat on LAUGH IN --- and he ended up with the nomination and the White House. So I guess anything is possible.
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    Re: Should Governor Chris Christie appear on NBC's The Biggest Loser?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    I still don't think Democrats will really make him their nominee for president despite his current popularity among Democrats.
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    Re: Should Governor Chris Christie appear on NBC's The Biggest Loser?

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Agreed. It is not healthy for a man of his age to carry all that weight and then expect to run for president. Its a recipe for potential disaster.
    while the stress of the presidency plus obesity presents a real risk, i'm not convinced that he couldn't do it. the problem is perception. my prediction is that the Mike Huckabee model will hold here : if you see him starting to slim down in the next couple years, he's probably going to run.

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    Re: Should Governor Chris Christie appear on NBC's The Biggest Loser?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Should Governor Chris Christie appear on NBC's The Biggest Loser?
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