Weight Loss Stories – Jeff Cotner Lost 146 Pounds

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Name: Jeff
Age: 31
Family Status: Divorced
Occupation: IT Administrator
Hometown: Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 146 pounds!
Height: 6’0″
Waist: 34
Starting Weight: 361 pounds
Current Weight: 215 poundssuccess-stories-new-layout-jeff-c

Jeff’s Weight Loss Story!

When did you become unhappy with your weight?
I became unhappy a few years ago.

What made you decide to lose weight?
I was tired of not being able to do everyday things like tie my shoes.

What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Eating habits and exercise routine.

What was most challenging about losing weight?
Plateaus.

How long did it take you to start to see results?
I saw results within the first 2 months.

How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
1 year and 2 months.

How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
6 months and still losing!

How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I’m much happier with myself and I feel great!

How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
ShapeFit’s weight loss success stories are very motivational.

Jeff’s Weight Loss Tips!

Weight loss tip #1:
jeff-c-weight-loss-storyCount everything you put in your mouth.

Weight loss tip #2:
Get off the couch and workout.

Weight loss tip #3:
NO SODAS!

Weight loss tip #4:
Set small goals each week whether its one or five pounds.

Weight loss tip #5:
Make it a lifestyle change, NOT A DIET!

Jeff’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!

Breakfast:
A cup of Special K cereal with skim milk and a banana. Or a bowl of instant oatmeal and some fruit.

Lunch:
Light Campbell’s soup with a small sugar-free Jell-O and some fruit.

Dinner:
Lots of fish and chicken with plenty of greens along side.

Snacks or Mini Meals:
Fruits, vegetables, sugar-free Jell-O, pretzels, tuna or anything light. I cut out all white pasta and white breads and switched to whole wheat or whole grain and light or fat-free everything.

Jeff’s Weight Loss Workouts!

Weight Training:
I workout at least 4 times a week. My workouts include:

  • Workout #1: Chest and triceps
  • Workout #2: Back and biceps
  • Workout #3: Shoulder and legs
  • Workout #4: Forearms, abs and other muscles

Cardiovascular:
Run, run, run! I run a mile a day. I started off barely able to walk a 1/4 mile and worked my way up to running 1 mile every day.

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