Family Status: Single
Hometown: Akron, Ohio
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 110 pounds with portion control, running & weight training.
Starting Weight: 290 pounds
Current Weight: 180 pounds
Joshua’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
Most of my life.
What made you decide to lose weight?
I was always the big guy and never had a girlfriend. I also wanted to join the army.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
NO MORE SODA POP and I fell in love with exercising.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Realizing that I was no longer the fat kid.
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?
3 months. I do it with weight training, running, jump rope, and school sports.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I feel awesome and can enjoy being a teenager and having fun with all my friends.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
ShapeFit helped me realize that there are other people out there experiencing the same things I’m going through.
Joshua’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Control your portions.
Weight loss tip #2:
Weight loss tip #3:
Drink water before and after meals.
Weight loss tip #4:
Have a friend to keep you on track and focused.
Weight loss tip #5:
Run, run and run some more!
Joshua’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Protein shake, 2 eggs.
Peanut butter sandwich on wheat bread, apple and a protein bar.
Anything that my mom makes but I stay away from fatty foods, pizza and wings. When I go out to eat, I stick with healthy meals.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Joshua’s Weight Loss Workouts!
I love to use body weight training such as push ups, pull ups, crunches. I also do a wide variety of weight lifting.
Running and jump rope.