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forfit submitted:
The weight started to come off when I started to improve my diet. Eating well rounded meals and working-out at home 5-6 days a week. I recently joined a gym and I am doing a lot more weight training to build muscle as the fat comes off.
Most of my progress happened over 3 months. 11 lbs doesn’t sound like a lot but I’m proud of my progress and I’m looking forward to the upcoming months.
 5’4 171-160
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The weight started to come off when I started to improve my diet. Eating well rounded meals and working-out at home 5-6 days a week. I recently joined a gym and I am doing a lot more weight training to build muscle as the fat comes off.

Most of my progress happened over 3 months. 11 lbs doesn’t sound like a lot but I’m proud of my progress and I’m looking forward to the upcoming months.


5’4
171-160

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uwillturn submitted:
-Height : 1m65 (5ft4) -Weight in both before & after : 98kg (216lbs) before / 59kg (130lbs) now-How long did it take you ? I don’t know exatly when I started losing weight but I stopped and started again so it wouldn’t be helpful anyway ! -Diet and exercise strategy? At first I literally starved myself but I regained 25 lbs when I stopped so that’s not the best way to lose weight, not to mention the bad mood, the lack of energy and eating disorders. 
After my exams I decided to lose those extra 25 pounds to begin with but in a totally different way than I did before. I eat healthier (I’m vegetarian), I exercise a little bit and I try to go to the gym 4 times a week. I’m not at my goal yet but I feel much better, more confident, stronger and I understood that like many people say, there is no secret to losing weight : eat clean and exercise with a positive attitude, that’s the key. 

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-Height : 1m65 (5ft4) 

-Weight in both before & after : 98kg (216lbs) before / 59kg (130lbs) now

-How long did it take you ? I don’t know exatly when I started losing weight but I stopped and started again so it wouldn’t be helpful anyway ! 

-Diet and exercise strategy? At first I literally starved myself but I regained 25 lbs when I stopped so that’s not the best way to lose weight, not to mention the bad mood, the lack of energy and eating disorders.

After my exams I decided to lose those extra 25 pounds to begin with but in a totally different way than I did before. I eat healthier (I’m vegetarian), I exercise a little bit and I try to go to the gym 4 times a week. I’m not at my goal yet but I feel much better, more confident, stronger and I understood that like many people say, there is no secret to losing weight : eat clean and exercise with a positive attitude, that’s the key. 

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alice-in—wonderwall submitted:
5’4”Starting weight (top pictures): 144Current weight (bottom pictures):127Goal weight: 115 (by the start of school)
As it says April 2nd was the first two pictures, and the second two were around late June, early July.
My strategy was to just cut back!! For my size and age, I was eating way too many calories so i cut back to the suggested 1300-1600 calories a day. I also don’t drink much soda any more because it has a lot of empty calories. I drink tea (especially Arizona Peace tea; 150 calories for a drink that lasts HOURS) and water.
Along with cutting calories, I did small amounts of exercise with very little effort. 10-20 minutes of sit ups, pushups, jumping jacks, and butterfly sits!!

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5’4”
Starting weight (top pictures): 144
Current weight (bottom pictures):127
Goal weight: 115 (by the start of school)


As it says April 2nd was the first two pictures, and the second two were around late June, early July.


My strategy was to just cut back!! For my size and age, I was eating way too many calories so i cut back to the suggested 1300-1600 calories a day. I also don’t drink much soda any more because it has a lot of empty calories. I drink tea (especially Arizona Peace tea; 150 calories for a drink that lasts HOURS) and water.


Along with cutting calories, I did small amounts of exercise with very little effort. 10-20 minutes of sit ups, pushups, jumping jacks, and butterfly sits!!

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drunkenlyskinny submitted:
5ft, 5in — before:150lbs, now: 135, goal: 120 — took about six weeks
gained 30lbs my freshman year of college… seriously whoever said freshman fifteen obviously didn’t know what they were talking about. sophomore year better get ready for me cause i’m coming back not only skinnier, but fitter. i run 8km 5-6 days a week, hit the gym 3-4 days, and run/hike/bike/walk with my dogs. i eat carbs (oatmeal, quinoa, sweet potato), protein (chicken, eggs, yogurt), and always snack on fruits and veggies until i’m stuffed. can’t wait for these next six weeks ahead!

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5ft, 5in — before:150lbs, now: 135, goal: 120 — took about six weeks

gained 30lbs my freshman year of college… seriously whoever said freshman fifteen obviously didn’t know what they were talking about. sophomore year better get ready for me cause i’m coming back not only skinnier, but fitter. i run 8km 5-6 days a week, hit the gym 3-4 days, and run/hike/bike/walk with my dogs. i eat carbs (oatmeal, quinoa, sweet potato), protein (chicken, eggs, yogurt), and always snack on fruits and veggies until i’m stuffed. can’t wait for these next six weeks ahead!

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minimizingmissmelissa submitted:
HW:245lbs
SW:240lbs
CW:173lbs
UGW:145lbs
I am absolutely still a work in progress. It is incredibly hard for me to post these pictures because of my mom belly. But you know what? I have worked SO damn hard over the last 8 months and I am so proud of that. 
I began my journey November 29th, 2013 and I have lost a total of 67 pounds so far! I have posted in here before, but wanted to submit a more recent update. 
Stay strong everyone. You CAN do it. 

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 submitted:

HW:245lbs

SW:240lbs

CW:173lbs

UGW:145lbs

I am absolutely still a work in progress. It is incredibly hard for me to post these pictures because of my mom belly. But you know what? I have worked SO damn hard over the last 8 months and I am so proud of that. 

I began my journey November 29th, 2013 and I have lost a total of 67 pounds so far! I have posted in here before, but wanted to submit a more recent update. 

Stay strong everyone. You CAN do it. 

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sophisitikated submitted:
5’1122kg loss progress shot8 monthsI ate clean and exercised regularly, there is no secret, just hard work and a good BALANCED diet and lifestyle…yes, that includes eating carbs ;)
I started out completely confused and lost about where to start, i cut calories and carbs dramatically, but soon realised that this wasnt a maintainable health lifestyle and resulted in weight gain. so I cut the crappy excuses and found someone who knew what they were talking about to help me and got myself a personal trainer.. I am now a PT myself and study nutrition at Uni 

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5’11
22kg loss progress shot
8 months

I ate clean and exercised regularly, there is no secret, just hard work and a good BALANCED diet and lifestyle…yes, that includes eating carbs ;)

I started out completely confused and lost about where to start, i cut calories and carbs dramatically, but soon realised that this wasnt a maintainable health lifestyle and resulted in weight gain. so I cut the crappy excuses and found someone who knew what they were talking about to help me and got myself a personal trainer.. I am now a PT myself and study nutrition at Uni 

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I did it! I hit my goal! I lost 100 pounds!

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32 years old.
5’6”
From 235lbs down to 135lbs

"I lost the weight by cutting fried foods and sugar. My guts can’t handle it anyway. I found out, not too long ago, that I have IBS. So, that made it a little easier to select foods with less fat."

Read her weight loss answers on Reddit.

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benzedrine submitted:
Me and Zac Efron (lol) a few years ago compared to today. 5’6”, 240 before, 155 currently; over about a year and a half. Lots of volleyball, running, lifting, and better eating!
weightless blog: smallerbenz.tumblr.com

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Me and Zac Efron (lol) a few years ago compared to today. 5’6”, 240 before, 155 currently; over about a year and a half. Lots of volleyball, running, lifting, and better eating!

weightless blog: smallerbenz.tumblr.com

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Height: 5ft 9-Weight in both before: 13.5 & after 12.09-How long did it take you? 2 Months

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Height: 5ft 9

-Weight in both before: 13.5 & after 12.09

-How long did it take you? 2 Months

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he-gassen submitted:
Height: 5’6.5HW: 270CW: (I stay away from scales)Another update on my weight loss progress! This is the progress over the past month. I went vegetarian and the weight just started melting off. I have not started exercising, yet, but I plan to start Insanity before the month is over!

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Height: 5’6.5
HW: 270
CW: (I stay away from scales)

Another update on my weight loss progress! This is the progress over the past month. I went vegetarian and the weight just started melting off. I have not started exercising, yet, but I plan to start Insanity before the month is over!

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Primary Blog: a-temple-for-the-crazyFitness Blog: attackofthefat
Height: 5’2”Age: 18
Start Weight: 179llbsCurrent Weight: 166lbs (though I’ve stopped weighing myself and only do it on rare occasions)Total Loss (So Far): 13lbs (Nearly a stone! Whooooo!)Time Taken: 6 months which I know is not the shortest amount of time but I hit a plateau when it came to exam season so I’m pretty pleased I didn’t pile it all back on through stress. 
How: Yoga, Running, Mild Cardio and Strength, and I’ve just introduced swimming! Also cleaned up my diet loads though I still have naughty days! :) 

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Primary Blog: a-temple-for-the-crazy
Fitness Blog: attackofthefat

Height: 5’2”
Age: 18

Start Weight: 179llbs
Current Weight: 166lbs (though I’ve stopped weighing myself and only do it on rare occasions)
Total Loss (So Far): 13lbs (Nearly a stone! Whooooo!)
Time Taken: 6 months which I know is not the shortest amount of time but I hit a plateau when it came to exam season so I’m pretty pleased I didn’t pile it all back on through stress. 

How: Yoga, Running, Mild Cardio and Strength, and I’ve just introduced swimming! Also cleaned up my diet loads though I still have naughty days! :) 

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trexscanclap submitted:
-5’7” -About 240lb in the left photo, about 176lb in the right photo. -These photos were taken a year apart at the same convention. I’d stopped actively attempting to lose weight by the second photo and was starting to do more Olympic lifting. -As for strategy and diet; I had a high protein, no sugar (not even fruit for the first 2 months) diet, and my exercise was very HIIT based for the first 6 months. I then got a new trainer who was more inclined to strength and I began Olympic lifting and just general focus on strength. I also play sports; Rugby, and Ball Hockey.
I’m still doing Olympic lifting, but I’ve heavily reintroduced cardio to make another 25lbs push with the help of Shred Matrix - which I’m currently blogging about too.

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-5’7”

-About 240lb in the left photo, about 176lb in the right photo.

-These photos were taken a year apart at the same convention. I’d stopped actively attempting to lose weight by the second photo and was starting to do more Olympic lifting.

-As for strategy and diet; I had a high protein, no sugar (not even fruit for the first 2 months) diet, and my exercise was very HIIT based for the first 6 months. I then got a new trainer who was more inclined to strength and I began Olympic lifting and just general focus on strength. I also play sports; Rugby, and Ball Hockey.

I’m still doing Olympic lifting, but I’ve heavily reintroduced cardio to make another 25lbs push with the help of Shred Matrix - which I’m currently blogging about too.

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myspectacularstart submitted:
Name: Meg (Blog: myspectacularstart)
Age: 15
Height: 5‘7
Weight in the first photo: 250 lbs
Weight in the second photo: 225 lbs
Time it took me: 5 months
Dieting & Strategy: Just being active. I started walking, going to the gym more often, ate portion sizes instead over-eating, workout videos (Especially the 30 Day Shred- I feel that was the most helpful.)
I’m not even close to my goals, but I’ve hit a milestone. It’s hard, but so worth it in the end, even if I’m sounding too cliché. Just stay strong. If you need somebody to talk to, you can always message me:)

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 submitted:

Name: Meg (Blog: myspectacularstart)

Age: 15

Height: 5‘7

Weight in the first photo: 250 lbs

Weight in the second photo: 225 lbs

Time it took me: 5 months

Dieting & Strategy: Just being active. I started walking, going to the gym more often, ate portion sizes instead over-eating, workout videos (Especially the 30 Day Shred- I feel that was the most helpful.)

I’m not even close to my goals, but I’ve hit a milestone. It’s hard, but so worth it in the end, even if I’m sounding too cliché. Just stay strong. If you need somebody to talk to, you can always message me:)

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tatertotharry submitted:
5 months later…
height 5’7”
sw 205
cw 170
gw 130ish?
i chose to go with a leg photo because you can really see the difference and until i took this picture 10 minutes ago i did not even know that my legs look like this.
my diet is as carbless as it gets. i eat mostly chicken and fish and a lot of broccoli and some fruit. i ran on the the track team for my first 3 months 6 days a week and now i go on the treadmill as often as i can with my busy schedule. i haven’t felt this good about my body in a long time and im not stopping yet!!!

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5 months later…

height 5’7”

sw 205

cw 170

gw 130ish?

i chose to go with a leg photo because you can really see the difference and until i took this picture 10 minutes ago i did not even know that my legs look like this.

my diet is as carbless as it gets. i eat mostly chicken and fish and a lot of broccoli and some fruit. i ran on the the track team for my first 3 months 6 days a week and now i go on the treadmill as often as i can with my busy schedule. i haven’t felt this good about my body in a long time and im not stopping yet!!!

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emerlyslimmingdowwwn submitted:
Height: 5’2”
Before: May 2012, approx. 205 lbs.
Now: Today, July 2014, 156.8 lbs. (In the bathroom at work.)
To get to this point, it’s taken me about two years. 
In June 2012, I joined Weight Watchers with a friend from the office. A combination of a diet overhaul and amping up my activity has allowed me to loose 45 pounds. I’m still in my “during” phase, but I don’t think that’s grounds to not celebrate progress! Looking forward to murdering these last 16.8 pounds.
I often times see before and afters that talk about how unhappy the subjects were in their before. That’s not totally the case with mine. While I was far from thrilled with my body, I was truly happy in that photo. I was in a beautiful city with my two best friends who live in opposite corners of the country. My job was great, I was feeling good. But about two weeks later, my good friend, Jessica, convinced me to start going to meetings with her, and it changed my life. I feel physically better. I feel emotionally better. I feel great.

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Height: 5’2”

Before: May 2012, approx. 205 lbs.

Now: Today, July 2014, 156.8 lbs. (In the bathroom at work.)

To get to this point, it’s taken me about two years. 

In June 2012, I joined Weight Watchers with a friend from the office. A combination of a diet overhaul and amping up my activity has allowed me to loose 45 pounds. I’m still in my “during” phase, but I don’t think that’s grounds to not celebrate progress! Looking forward to murdering these last 16.8 pounds.

I often times see before and afters that talk about how unhappy the subjects were in their before. That’s not totally the case with mine. While I was far from thrilled with my body, I was truly happy in that photo. I was in a beautiful city with my two best friends who live in opposite corners of the country. My job was great, I was feeling good. But about two weeks later, my good friend, Jessica, convinced me to start going to meetings with her, and it changed my life. I feel physically better. I feel emotionally better. I feel great.

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