Sclonda lost 17 pounds and many inches with exercise and intermittent fasting. This Zumba instructor learned that consistency and patience are key. Look at his story.
This did not happen overnight. It took a lot of patience and consistency. Do not twist it. I am human, and I still fight from time to time. However, at this moment, I am very proud of myself and how far I have come.
What is your initial weight? what is your current weight?
My initial weight was 170 pounds and my current weight is 153 pounds.
Total pounds lost: 17 pounds
My waist has gone from 34 inches to 28 inches.
My hips have gone from 45.5 inches to 43.5 inches.
My thighs have gone from 25 inches to 20 inches.
What was your motivation? What inspired you to follow when you wanted to give up?
The diseases in my family history motivated me to begin my journey. It also motivated me to look back at photos of me from years ago when I was healthy.
Responsibility is what kept me going when I wanted to give up. I am a Zumba instructor and I wanted to be a good example for my students.
How did you change your eating habits?
I started with intermittent fasting for 14 hours a day; However, I didn't lose much. Then, I began to decrease my sugar intake and the pounds went down.
What was your exercise routine?
I teach Zumba three times a week. I do strength training once or twice a week.
When did you start your trip? How long did your transformation take?
I started in October 2019 and my transformation took three months.
What is the biggest lesson you have learned?
The biggest lesson I learned was not being so hard on myself. I also learned that consistency and patience are key.
What advice do you have for women who want to lose weight?
My advice to other women would be to never give up. Find exercises that you will have fun doing. Also, do not diet and cut food. Instead, just eat in moderation.