Family Status: Married
Occupation: Network Administrator
Hometown: Polk City, Iowa
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 197 pounds and over 10 inches!
Kent’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
Not being able to do the things I used, being left out of activities, and feeling horrible about my state of physical health.
What made you decide to lose weight?
Finally becoming disgusted with my weight and state of health.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Going on Atkins Diet and the exercising from all the energy.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Giving up of former comfort foods, and creating new ones.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
I started seeing the results soon (within a month), but it took a year for all the weight to come off.
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
I lost 197 pounds in one year (April 2004 to April 2005).
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
So far its only been 1 month.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I am much more active with the kids, I am biking again and seeing the countryside, and I am being a good husband and dad to my family.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
I learned a bunch of exercise ideas!
Kent’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Cut your carbs down.
Weight loss tip #2:
Stop eating sugar and refined flour.
Weight loss tip #3:
Drink plenty of water.
Weight loss tip #4:
Exercise 5-6 days per week.
Weight loss tip #5:
Stay positive and focused on your goal weight.
Kent’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Sausage, eggs, salad.
Chicken salad with full fat dressing.
Ribeye, broccoli, mock danish.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Pork rinds, eggs, beef jerky (no sugar added).
Kent’s Weight Loss Workouts!
Friday: Deadlift, Arms
6 times per week (elliptical, stair climber, or treadmill).