Family Status: Divorced
Starting Weight: 271 pounds
Current Weight: 215 pounds
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 56 pounds!
Brandon’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
I have always struggled with my weight. Starting from elementary school through my adult life.
What made you decide to lose weight?
I finally got tired of looking at myself in the mirror and not liking what I saw.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Portion control and cutting out sugars as much as possible!
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Giving up foods I have grown to love over the years.
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?
About a year and a half. I didn’t fully dedicate myself like I should have, so it could have taken a lot less time.
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
About 6 months. I still workout and I keep my diet in check as much as possible.
What keeps you motivated to continue your weight loss success?
I have about 25-30 more pounds to lose, so seeing how far I have come keeps me motivated.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I have so much more confidence in myself! I like being able to wear certain clothes that I couldn’t before.
Do you have any advice for others who are trying to lose weight?
It is totally possible. You just cannot let your mind get in your way. No excuses, just get it done.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
Seeing all the weight loss success stories on ShapeFit.com and finding out what worked for other people helped the most.
Brandon’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Believe that YOU can do it.
Weight loss tip #2:
Do not give in to the crap food. You WILL feel guilty after.
Weight loss tip #3:
Lift weights and do cardio!
Weight loss tip #4:
Try to include more protein in your diet.
Weight loss tip #5:
DO NOT give up!
Brandon’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Hard boiled egg, scrambled eggs, protein meatballs, or protein shake.
Grilled chicken, beef, broccoli and cheese, salad, or tuna salad.
Same as lunch, except I may throw steak in there too.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Nuts, peanut butter, tuna.
BCAA (branched chain amino acids), whey protein, multivitamin, creatine.
Brandon’s Weight Loss Workouts!
I weight train 4 days per week. I split up my workouts between chest, arms, back, legs and shoulders. I always try to lift heavy.
I run at least one mile on weight training days. On non-training days, I try to run more.