Family Status: Single
Hometown: Humacao, Puerto Rico
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 50 pounds!
Starting Weight: 200 pounds
Current Weight: 150 pounds
Barbara’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
When no clothes would fit me right. Also, when I saw pictures of myself.
What made you decide to lose weight?
My image, my family health history and the new gym in the town.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Not eating too much at night and eating only one serving.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Not failing again with temptations and working out with no time to do it.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
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?
2 years and 4 months! Sometimes cheating on my diet but always watching my weight and working out harder when I cheat.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
My attitude about everything. Now, I can help lots of people do the same thing and I feel great. My health is better now and I have a way to get the stress out of my life. Of course, the guys looking at me feels really good.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
I found inspiration to keep working out when I saw ShapeFit’s weight loss success stories. ShapeFit.com also has lots of tips and great exercise guides.
Barbara’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight Loss Tip #1:
30 minutes or more of cardio.
Weight Loss Tip #2:
Small but frequent meals.
Weight Loss Tip #3:
Lots of water.
Weight Loss Tip #4:
Weight Loss Tip #5:
Take pictures of yourself every week.
Barbara’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
3 egg whites and 1 yolk omelet with veggies, 1 slice of low-calorie bread, coffee.
Brown rice with bass fillet breast and vegetables, red tea.
Chicken wrap with onions, lettuce and tomato (81 calorie tortilla), tea.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Fiber One bars, wheat crackers with tuna, fruits, protein isolate shakes.
Barbara’s Weight Loss Workouts!
I alternate upper and lower body 5 or 6 times a week.
I do cardio 5 times a week. 1 hour on upper body days and 20 minutes on lower body days.