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"I had to stay focused, develop discipline, and to be honest with myself."
You don't gain weight from vegetables!
"I just ate in moderation."
"I wanted to run with my kids and not just stand on the sidelines any longer."
"It will require sacrifices, but in the end it will be worth it."
Christina Chiu Cadiz
"If you mess up, accept it, move on, and try to get right back on track."
"Determination and willpower play a very big role in your path to success."
A little positivity can go a long way.
"At 17-years-old I weighed 407 pounds."
"I wasn’t looking for a quick fix, so I took my time."
"I was tired of slowly killing myself with food and alcohol."
"I realized that I was no longer living a life of my choosing."
" I wanted to finally be happy and look at myself with love."
Sam Shane Siemens
"Little by little I felt my energy increasing and some weight was coming off."
"I tried the grapefruit diet, the starvation diet, the no carb diet, you name it, I tried it."
Justin James Wright
"It wasn’t just the weight that changed. It was how I saw myself and how I saw my life."
"I set myself a goal. I said I was going to do it and I did."
"I learned how to balance things out even if I end up eating that slice of cake."
Steve Nash Fitness
Like always, it's about diet and exercise.
"I cut out processed foods, caffeine and alcohol."
"I felt like I was 67 instead of 37."
"This is only the beginning! I feel incredible having lost over 100 pounds."
"I saw a picture of myself at a wedding I attended. I didn’t recognize myself."
Fit Factory Fitness
His advice? Don't count calories.
"I cut out bread, pork and added sugars."
"He laughed at me with some unkind words. I used it as ammo!"
That almost 100-pound weight loss started with just a little movement.
"He was part of my inspiration to change my life around."
WHO: Nikki Norton-Amaral AGE: 30 CITY: Markham By The Numbers: 222 at my heaviest, currently 172, for a total weight loss of 50 pounds The Weight Gain: I was always a little overweight as a child and...
WHO: Kelly Arnold, early childhood educator, 5'2" AGE: 27 CITY: Halifax By The Numbers: 231 at my heaviest, currently 179, for a total weight loss of 52 pounds The Weight Gain: As a kid I was always o...