Family Status: Single
Hometown: Pomona, New York
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 63 pounds!
Starting Weight: 260 pounds
Current Weight: 197 pounds
Karl’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
For the past 6 years.
What made you decide to lose weight?
When I got a decent job I decided to make a change for myself as well, stabilize my life.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Eating habits. No more midnight snacking, white castle crave cases to myself, soda.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Being mentally prepared for it and trying to get dedicated into it.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
Maybe after 3 months someone started saying something.
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
Almost 6 months.
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
I’m still on my diet. I run every day, visit the gym at least 3 times a week. And I watch what I eat.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
Well, it’s pretty funny how people stare at you and is like “Holy Cow! what happened to you!” and it makes you feel happy to be alive to know that you’re accomplishing something for yourself.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
Information! People jump in blindly into things, I jumped into it and had the information in my head to prepare myself. In my opinion, information is key and ShapeFit is the best place to find it!
Karl’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Run like crazy. It’s a pain but works.
Weight loss tip #2:
Dedicating yourself mentally.
Weight loss tip #3:
At least do ab workouts every night, even small ones.
Weight loss tip #4:
Don’t eat dinner after 8pm.
Weight loss tip #5:
Go to the Gym and do some weight lifting, it increases metabolism.
Karl’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Cereal or on some days bacon egg and cheese.
Turkey sandwich or egg salad sandwich.
Cereal or something small actually, on weekends I cheat with food to go out with(red lobster, diner, sushi bars).
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Any of those fruity zero trans fat fruit snacks.
Karl’s Weight Loss Workouts!
All types of free weight workouts, bench pressing for chest and triceps, etc. Monday = push type workouts, Tuesday = pull type workouts, that kind of thing.
I jog 1-2 miles every day, play DDR or Pump revolution, and play sports.