Weight Loss Stories – Claudia Lost 85 Pounds and 8 Sizes


Name: Claudia
Age: 21
Family Status: Single
Occupation: Student
Hometown: Brawley, California
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 85 pounds and went from a size 18 pants to a size 10!
Height: 5’6″
Starting Weight: 235 pounds
Current Weight: 150 poundssuccess-stories-new-layout-claudia

Claudia’s Weight Loss Story!

When did you become unhappy with your weight?
I always had been self-conscious about my weight. Ever since I was little I was overweight and I got to a point where I couldn’t take it anymore.

What made you decide to lose weight?
When my size 18 pants got too small for me, I knew I had to do something.

What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
I started reading and learning about nutrition and how my body works. I also started working out at least 4 times a week.

What was most challenging about losing weight?
Not having the food that I love and craved.


How long did it take you to start to see results?
It took me about a month to start noticing my clothes getting big on me.

How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
Took me about 2 years to get to the point I am right now.

How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
I have maintained for 3 years now.

How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I feel like I have the body and the energy I was meant to have.

How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
ShapeFit.com gave me the tools and motivation.

Claudia’s Weight Loss Tips!

Weight loss tip #1:
claudia-weight-loss-2Drink plenty of water. Divide your weight by half and drink that number of ounces a day.

Weight loss tip #2:
Don’t eat before you go to bed and keep healthy snacks around like fruits and unsalted nuts.

Weight loss tip #3:
Eat the right kind of carbohydrates. For example, 100% whole wheat bread and brown rice.

Weight loss tip #4:
Avoid over eating because of hunger by eating 4-6 smalls meals a day. And don’t completely stop eating the food you enjoy because it will only make you crave them more. Simply have them in moderation and once a week.

Weight loss tip #5:
Watch out for misleading labels on food, always read the back for the ingredients. Try to avoid anything too processed.

Claudia’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!

claudia-weight-loss-3Egg whites, piece of toast, and fruit.

Boiled chicken breast, brown rice, and any vegetable of your choice. Be careful with veggies like potatoes, they are carbs!

Anything from a salad, to tuna, or a sandwich (be careful with the mayo).

Snacks or Mini Meals:
For snacks, stick to fruits, nuts, veggies and granola bars (watch out for the sugar in them).

Claudia’s Weight Loss Workouts!

Weight Training:
Alternate between boxing and weight lifting.

I love running now. I usually run about one and a half miles at least 4 times a week.

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