Family Status: Single
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 188 pounds and 18 inches!
Starting Weight: 367 pounds
Current Weight: 179 pounds
Michael’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
I really became unhappy around age 19.
What made you decide to lose weight?
I initially wanted to lose weight for the women 🙂 I really wanted a girlfriend and needed to shed some pounds. Now, I see it’s really important for general health reasons.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
Basic things: Diet and exercise!
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Sticking to the diet and keeping the motivation to get into the gym for workouts.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
It was pretty drastic, the first week I lost an amazing 18 lbs!
How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
1 1/2 yrs.
How long have you maintained your weight loss and how do you do it?
I have maintained my weight for 1 year.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
I’m so happy and I’m also treated very well by others now.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
Their website is an amazing resource for health and fitness information!
Michael’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
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Weight loss tip #3:
Water. Drink at least 1 gallon a day.
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Weight loss tip #5:
Don’t give up. Remember where you have come from and all the success you achieve along the way will keep you inspired to continue!
Michael’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Veggie egg white omelet and water.
Turkey breast sandwich on whole wheat bread (no mayo, no cheese).
Fish or chicken breast (broiled) with veggies and water.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Sugar free Jell-O, salsa, air popped popcorn, protein bars.
Michael’s Weight Loss Workouts!
3-4 days of weight training each week.
Running, elliptical machine, jumping rope at least 3 times a week.