Weight Loss Stories – Janet Lost 51 Pounds in 13 Months

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Name: Janet
Age: 42
Family Status: Married
Occupation: Administrative Assistant
Hometown: Herndon, Virginia
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 51 pounds!
Height: 5’3″
Waist: 30″
Starting Weight: 210 pounds
Current Weight: 159 poundssuccess-stories-new-layout-janet

Janet’s Weight Loss Story!

When did you become unhappy with your weight?
December, 2010.

What made you decide to lose weight?
I was tired of looking at myself in the mirror and shopping for clothes made me cry.

What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
I made me a priority.

What was most challenging about losing weight?
Getting up at 4am to be at the gym, and then going back in the evening.

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How long did it take you to start to see results?
It took 6 months before I saw a difference.

How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
13 months.

How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
2 months.

How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I am healthier. My choices for eating are balanced. I am always looking for my next run instead of the next episode on TV.

How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
ShapeFit.com has great health and fitness resources, inspiration and guidance.

Janet’s Weight Loss Tips!

Weight loss tip #1:
janet-weight-loss-story-2Change starts between your ears.

Weight loss tip #2:
Good nutrition is NOT negotiable.

Weight loss tip #3:
Be honest about your goals.

Weight loss tip #4:
Track your changes and use pictures.

Weight loss tip #5:
TRACK EVERYTHING!

Janet’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!

Breakfast:
janet-weight-loss-story-3Steel cut oatmeal and fruit.

Lunch:
2 cups of mixed greens, 3-4 ounces of grilled chicken with balsamic vinaigrette (2 tablespoons) and gorgonzola cheese.

Dinner:
3-4 ounces of lean protein and vegetables (non-starchy ones).

Snacks or Mini Meals:
2 tablespoons of natural peanut butter with celery, 1/2 cup of cottage cheese.

Janet’s Weight Loss Workouts!

Weight Training:
Upper body 2 times a week, lower body 2 times a week.

Cardiovascular:
I run 4 times a week including 1 long run once a week. I also bike or do the elliptical machine 2 times a week and I swim once a week.

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