Family Status: Married with 3 children
Occupation: Production Planner
Location: Hampton, Virginia
Starting Weight: 283 pounds
Current Weight: 170 pounds
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 113 pounds! Size 18 to 8 and 2XL to a medium!
LaToya’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
After I had my first child.
What made you decide to lose weight?
My kids told me that I was fat and I needed to go on the show “The Biggest Loser”.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Eating healthier and exercising.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Criticism from everyone.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
About 3 months.
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
A little over a year.
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
About three months. I maintain it by staying in the gym.
What keeps you motivated to continue your weight loss success?
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I am more active and have more energy.
Do you have any advice for others who are trying to lose weight?
Eat healthier at a calorie deficit and exercise and it is guaranteed to fall off.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
The advice I get from ShapeFit.com is great. You guys gave me the edge I needed when I had questions or concerns. Thanks for your insight and all your valuable information.
LaToya’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Stay away from soda!
Weight loss tip #2:
Log your food intake.
Weight loss tip #3:
Measure everything until you have a good idea of portions.
Weight loss tip #4:
Stay active, exercise, and walk.
Weight loss tip #5:
Remind yourself daily that you are worth it!
LaToya’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Egg whites, whole grain toast, bacon, oatmeal.
Chicken salad or turkey and ham sandwich on whole wheat.
Chicken, fish, beef with lots of veggies. I love sweet potatoes.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Low fat cheese and Greek yogurt.
LaToya’s Weight Loss Workouts!
Squats, leg press, bicep curls, tricep dips, lateral raises and pulldowns, etc.
Elliptical, treadmill, laps in the gym and Zumba.