Family Status: Single
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Starting Weight: 250 pounds
Current Weight: 157 pounds
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 93 pounds!
Chris’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
When I got on the scale at 250 pounds.
What made you decide to lose weight?
I wanted to live longer and get fit.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
I started running!
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Most challenging was the feeling of isolation. Friends and family didn’t understand what I was doing or why I was doing it.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
I felt it before I saw it. Probably 3 weeks into my Couch-to-5K Running Plan.
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 run almost every day.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
My energy levels are off the charts. I sleep like a baby and wake up refreshed looking forward to the day.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
ShapeFit has informative data and fitness articles.
Chris’s Weight Loss Tips!
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Everything in moderation.
Chris’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Oatmeal and coffee.
Tuna, granola, banana.
Large pizza with mushrooms and jalapenos.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Almonds, lean beef jerky.
Chris’s Weight Loss Workouts!
I use bodyweight drills. Pushups, burpees, squats, planks, 10 minute ab workouts.
Running. Initially, I followed the Couch-to-5K Running Plan. Then a 5K to 10K plan. Then a 1/2 marathon training plan. Now I run almost every day from 3 miles at a fast pace all the way up to 20 miles at a slow pace