Family Status: Single
Occupation: Assistant Manager of LA Fitness
Hometown: Belarus (Eastern Europe)
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 30 pounds!
Starting Weight: 184 pounds
Current Weight: 154 pounds
Aleksey’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
When I got to 184 pounds, I felt uncomfortable, self conscious, and depressed.
What made you decide to lose weight?
I went to my cousin’s wedding where everyone was telling me that I needed to lose weight. I looked in the mirror that day and saw my double chin and realized that this is not where I wanted to be.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Added a carb depletion diet, and exercised 6 days a week.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Decreasing my carb intake.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
About 1 month.
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
I have maintained my weight loss for about 14 months. I make sure to watch what I eat and exercise.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I feel more confident, energetic, and happy.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
ShapeFit provides a variety of workouts where I can confuse my muscles every time I train.
Aleksey’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Eating a low carb diet.
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Weight loss tip #5:
Walking instead of taking the car.
Aleksey’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Salad with grilled chicken, or lean steak (no dressing).
Baked fish with avocado.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Advance Edge protein shake with almonds.
Aleksey’s Weight Loss Workouts!
Different workouts every day. I split my body into 6 days:
Monday: Legs and abs
I change my cardio workouts everyday. The exercises I include are kickboxing, cycling, bootcamp, step, circuit training, stadium stompers, sprinting, and long distance running.