Weight Loss Stories – Lacey Lost 80 Pounds

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Name: Lacey
Age: 22
Family Status: Married with Children
Occupation: Stay at home mom
Hometown: Fayetteville, North Carolina
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 80 pounds!
Starting Weight: 195 pounds
Current Weight: 115 poundssuccess-stories-new-layout-lacey

Lacey’s Weight Loss Story!

When did you become unhappy with your weight?
I was a size 9 for the most part of my life, then I had my little girl and a size 13 was too tight.

What made you decide to lose weight?
I wanted to be healthy for the first time in my life. Plus, it’s not easy being larger than your husband.

What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Cutting out the junk food, and exercising a lot.

What was most challenging about losing weight?
Actually watching what I was eating, you never know what your body is taking in.

How long did it take you to start to see results?
Around 2 months or so. For the first part.

How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
It has taken me almost 2 years.

How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
So far 6 months.

How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I have more confidence in myself, more energy, and my husband loves it. I have also learned how to cook and eat healthier much healthier.

How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
Lots of good tips on fitness, little bit of everything.

Lacey’s Weight Loss Tips!

Weight loss tip #1:
Cardio: 30-45 minutes 4-5 days a week.

Weight loss tip #2:
Strength training: 45 minutes 4-5 days a week.

Weight loss tip #3:
Eating 5 small meals a day.

Weight loss tip #4:
Allowing myself to cheat a little every now and then, it actually works.

Weight loss tip #5:
Lots of water, at least 64 oz.

Lacey’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!

Breakfast:
1 cup of Cheerios with 1/2 cup skim milk and 1 cup hot tea.

Lunch:
Salad with fat-free dressing or turkey sandwich on wheat bread.

Dinner:
Salad and chicken or turkey.

Snacks or Mini Meals:
Fruit, triscuits with homemade low-fat chicken salad spread or wheat thins with fat-free cream cheese.

Lacey’s Weight Loss Workouts!

Weight Training:
Mondays-legs; Tuesdays-chest and back; Wednesday-off; Thursday-abs and biceps; Friday-shoulders and triceps.

Cardiovascular:
Walk and jog: 25-30 minutes on the treadmill-walking at 4 for 2 minutes then jogging at 6-8 for 3 minutes. And elliptical for 30 minutes. Alternating each time I did cardio.

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