Weight Loss Stories – Avery Lost 55 Pounds in 6 Months


Name: Avery
Age: 22
Family Status: Engaged
Occupation: Waitress and stay at home mom
Location: Ontario, Canada
Height: 5’7″
Waist: 37″
Starting Weight: 295 pounds
Current Weight: 240 pounds
Pounds or Inches Lost: I have lost 55 pounds so far!success-stories-new-layout-avery

Avery’s Weight Loss Story!

When did you become unhappy with your weight?
I’ve always been overweight, except when I struggled with an eating disorder in high school and lost 160 pounds in about a year.

What made you decide to lose weight?
My kids, and not wanting to spend a fortune on ugly clothes anymore!

What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
I stopped eating junk food all the time. I limit carbs, sugar, dairy and meat.

What was most challenging about losing weight?
Stalls in losing weight. Seeing no weight loss for 2 months while still eating well everyday is frustrating.

How long did it take you to start to see results?
About a month.


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

How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
I’m still losing! I’m planning to lose about 60 or 70 more pounds.

What keeps you motivated to continue your weight loss success?
Shopping and feeling energized.

How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
It hasn’t really. I feel a lot better on a day-to-day basis though.

Do you have any advice for others who are trying to lose weight?
Just stop eating junk. Eat as clean as possible and do something you love to get you moving.

How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
Reading other ShapeFit weight loss success stories definitely helped!

Avery’s Weight Loss Tips!

Weight loss tip #1:
avery-weight-loss-story-2Drink water.

Weight loss tip #2:
Eat clean.

Weight loss tip #3:
Don’t starve yourself.

Weight loss tip #4:
Get moving.

Weight loss tip #5:
Enjoy the process!

Avery’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!

Greek yogurt, fruit.

Cucumber salad, veggies, Lean Cuisine (not often).

Stir-fry with veggies and lean chicken, salad.

Snacks or Mini Meals:
Greek yogurt, nuts, berries, cheese (on occasion).

Nutritional Supplements:
CoQ10, vitamin D, chromium, green tea extract, CLA, green coffee bean, vitamin B12, vitamin B50 complex, apple cider vinegar, multivitamin.

Avery’s Weight Loss Workouts!

Weight Training:
I strength train with 5 or more sets of 8-10 reps using different exercises with 35 pound weights.

Elliptical, squats, walking.

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