Family Status: Married
Occupation: Building Inspector
Location: Passaic County, New Jersey
Starting Weight: 289 pounds
Current Weight: 175 pounds
Pounds or Inches Lost: I lost 114 pounds!
Paul’s Weight Loss Story!
When did you become unhappy with your weight?
January 3rd, 2013.
What made you decide to lose weight?
My diabetes was getting worse and my blood pressure was way too high.
What were the most important changes you made to lose weight?
An App called Lose It! helped me track calories and I joined a gym and went every day.
What was most challenging about losing weight?
Impatience for faster weight loss.
How long did it take you to start to see results?
The first day I lost 1 pound.
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 will always check and post my calories to help me maintain.
What keeps you motivated to continue your weight loss success?
Compliments and confidence.
How has your life changed now that you’ve lost weight?
In remarkable ways. The most important is that I can now walk!
Do you have any advice for others who are trying to lose weight?
Do it and don’t listen to naysayers.
How did ShapeFit help you reach your weight loss goals?
ShapeFit.com really helped to inspire me!
Paul’s Weight Loss Tips!
Weight loss tip #1:
Weight loss tip #2:
Join a gym.
Weight loss tip #3:
Document your successes.
Weight loss tip #4:
Be patient, it takes time.
Weight loss tip #5:
Set realistic goals.
Paul’s Weight Loss Eating Plan!
Eggs, cottage cheese, wheat toast.
Whatever is being served but only a “fist” size worth.
Snacks or Mini Meals:
Vitamins and protein shakes.
Paul’s Weight Loss Workouts!
For weight training I do: arms, core, legs, chest and back (in that rotation).
Treadmill and bike.