Transformation of the day: Tamika lost 40 pounds. She is determined to avoid a family history of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and obesity. With the help of his coach, he discovered the right combination of healthy eating habits and exercise for his needs and his busy schedule.
What was your motivation? What inspired you to follow when you wanted to give up?
When I realized how much weight I had gained, and immediately said, "Enough is enough." My family has a history of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and obesity, and I said, "I don't want it to be me." The process was difficult. It was difficult to give up my comfort zone of eating what I wanted and not having time between work, family and life in general to go to the gym. However, the fact that I want to live a long and healthy life and feel good about my appearance is what inspired me to do something.
How did you change your eating habits?
I worked with a weight loss specialist called Terry Starks, who changed my life for the better. I started eating healthier foods with meal plans designed for my specific needs. I was able to eat well and feel full.
I ate things like fish, turkey, chicken, broccoli, brown rice, some fruits, cereals (like Special K), oatmeal, eggs and more. I had five meals in adequate portions daily with plenty of water. (Without diet pills).
What was your exercise routine?
I also went to the gym every day for 30 minutes, mainly doing cardio and some strength training.
What was your initial weight? what is your current weight?
My initial weight was 190 pounds and my current weight is 150 pounds.
How tall are you?
I have 5 & # 39; 4 ″.
When did you start your trip? How long did your transformation take?
I started my trip in November 2019, and my transformation took eight weeks.
What is the biggest lesson you have learned?
The biggest lesson I learned was to take care of myself and put my health first,
What advice do you have for people who want to lose weight?
My advice to those looking to lose weight and live a healthier and happier life: never give up. Find a routine that suits your lifestyle, be consistent and dedicated. Also, get a good support team and take it step by step.
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