Family Status: Married
Hometown: Boonton, New Jersey
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 102 pounds and 10 inches off my waist!
Starting Weight: 300 pounds
Current Weight: 198 pounds
Jamie’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
Since I was 18 years old.
What made you decide to lose weight?
I went to the doctor and he wanted to put me on 13 medications to reduce and also increase different levels within my body. My triglycerides were 500!
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
I went from 40% body fat to under 12%.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Getting 6 pack abs at age 41!
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?
I maintain my weight loss by sticking to my current exercise regime.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I feel good about myself and I have an improved self-esteem.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
ShapeFit.com provides me with tremendous motivation!
Jamie’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Cut out fried foods.
Weight loss tip #2:
Cut out snacking.
Weight loss tip #3:
Eat multiple little meals per day.
Weight loss tip #4:
Don’t follow the scale, follow BMI indicator.
Weight loss tip #5:
Exercise and rest.
Jamie’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Oatmeal, bananas and fruit blended up into a shake with water.
Chicken, veggies, sweet potato, almonds and plenty of water.
Either fish or red meat along with veggies and plenty of water.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Apples (no skin), almonds, carrots, bananas.
Jamie’s Weight Loss Workouts!
I do heavy endurance weight training (full body workouts).
When I started, I could only run for about 1/4 mile per day. Currently, I run 4 miles every morning.