Family Status: Single
Occupation: Aerobics Instructor and Personal Trainer
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 75 pounds and went from size 16 to size zero!
Starting Weight: 189 pounds
Current Weight: 114 pounds
Danielle’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
12 years ago.
What made you decide to lose weight?
My doctor said I was obese and I knew I would not be around to raise my children.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Weight training and changing my eating habits.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
How long did it take you to start to see results?
After 1 month I had more energy and at about 2 months I started to see little changes.
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
1 1/2 years.
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
I have kept it off for 10 1/2 years. I workout 5 days a week.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I’m a happy person. I now help others reach their goals. Seeing others happy, makes me happy.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
I just found ShapeFit.com but I do use it for ideas for my clients.
Danielle’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Eat 5-6 meals a day.
Weight loss tip #2:
Weight train along with cardio.
Weight loss tip #3:
Weight loss tip #4:
Weight loss tip #5:
Have a cheat meal.
Danielle’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Muscle Milk and oatmeal.
Salmon and a green veggie.
Chicken or steak, veggie and sweet potatoes.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Apples, tuna, Ezekiel bread with soy nut butter, protein shakes.
Danielle’s Weight Loss Workouts!
I weight train 3 days a week:
Day 1: legs and back.
Day 2: chest and biceps.
Day 3: triceps and shoulders.
I teach spinning, kickboxing and step classes. I also lift weights in all my classes (even spinning).