Family Status: Married
Hometown: Pensacola, Florida
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 35 pounds! My waist went from 36 to 33 inches!
Starting Weight: 210 pounds
Current Weight: 175 pounds
Mark’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
It all started when I found out I was a diabetic. The doctors wanted to put me on meds but I found out that exercise and eating right could control it.
What made you decide to lose weight?
I found out I was a diabetic.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Joined a gym.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
A complete lifestyle change in my eating habits.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
In about 3 weeks.
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?
I have been maintaining between 175 and 180 for the past two months. I workout 6 days a week and continue to eat the proper foods.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
A resounding yes!
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
I would put into practice ShapeFit’s exercise guides database. Both weight lifting and cardio!
Mark’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Eat healthy foods.
Weight loss tip #2:
Stay away from deep fried foods.
Weight loss tip #3:
Drink lots and lots of water.
Weight loss tip #4:
Do a lot of cardio.
Weight loss tip #5:
Don’t eat late night snacks that are high in carbs.
Mark’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Bowl of oatmeal with cinnamon. One piece of whole grain bread (plain). Sometimes a fruit.
Turkey or Chicken sandwich. Salad with different vegetables. Cottage Cheese.
Chicken: baked or grilled. Salad. A vegetable. Or a whole wheat pasta.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Apple with natural peanut butter. Cottage Cheese. One piece of whole wheat bread. Nuts. Pumpkin Seeds.
Mark’s Weight Loss Workouts!
1. Bench Press 2. EZ curl bar for biceps 3. Triceps Extensions 4. Rows 5. Lat Pulldowns 6. Lunges.
Run 2 miles. Elliptical machine for 10 minutes. Row machine for 5 minutes. Stationary bike for 10 minutes.