Weight Loss Success Stories - Nikki Lost 43 Pounds
First Name: Nikki
Family Status: Single
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 43 pounds! Unfortunately I
didn't track inches lost.
Starting Weight: 198 pounds
Current Weight: 155 pounds
Nikki's Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
After getting pictures back from a trip to Mexico.
What made you decide to lose weight?
Realizing that I would avoid going downstairs in my house because
coming back up was too tiring. Also, not being able to run &
play with my kids who were 7 & 6 at the time.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
control! Food choices, and exercise.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
How long did it take you to start to see results?
About 4 weeks.
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
Just under a year.
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do
I've maintained for almost 2 years. Basically the same way I
lost. Portion control, making good food choices, and staying active.
How has your life changed now that you've lost weight?
MORE ENERGY! I spent 2 hours playing basketball with my kids
and never felt like I was going to "pass out"! I have
more confidence also.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
ShapeFit's tips and advice on diet
ShapeFit has excellent resources and generally has all the answers
to all of your questions!
Nikki's Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
water! Cut out pop completely.
Weight loss tip #2:
Don't deprive yourself, but don't overdo it. A couple cookies
will not ruin you, but an entire pack will!
Weight loss tip #3:
Exercise! A little goes a long way.
Weight loss tip #4:
Weight loss tip #5:
Find supportive people.
Nikki's Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Fiber enriched yogurt, fruit, granola. Coffee.
Grilled fish, loads of steamed veggies, bread (I go with bread
over starches, I love bread).
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Fresh fruit is the best way to go. Add a granola bar if I'm really
hungry in between meals.
Nikki's Weight Loss Workouts!
3 days per week of full
body strength training. Upper body & lower body, plus
full body exercises like squats, pull ups.
Tae-Bo! Running, brisk walking, elliptical trainer.
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