Let's be real for a sec: Weight loss is complicated. On the one hand, literally every body is a beach body if you take it to the beach—on the other, wanting to drop a few (or even more than a few) pounds for whatever reason is totally valid, too. The most important part of weight loss—aside from actually making your own decision to lose weight and doing it for yourself—is to do it in a healthy way (which also leads to a more sustainable weight loss). That means no crash dieting or exercise binging—but here's the million-dollar question: How much weight can you lose in a short amount of time and still make sure you're doing it in a healthy way? (Because, yeah, nobody wants to be dieting forever.) So, how much weight can I lose in a month? There's not one set number, says Christine Santori, RDN, program manager for Center For Weight Management in Northwell Health’s Syosset Hospital in Syosset, New York. It takes 3,500 fewer calories per week—or 500 … [Read more...] about How Much Weight Can You Lose In A Month—And Still Be Healthy?
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East Yorkshire native Alex Lee has always battled the mirror. Over the years, Lee watched his reflective image stretch and widen as he lost weight and then gained it back again. Simply dressing himself or picking out clothing became the most draining part of the day, and he resorted to wearing a jacket most days to escape the fear of others judging him. In September 2016, Lee’s best friend, Danny, a fit and healthy 24-year-old soccer player, collapsed at home in front of his mother. Danny died of a sudden heart attack. “It hit me like a rock,” says Lee. He turned to food and daily binge eating, which left him at his heaviest weight: 297 pounds.Over the next year, Lee would drop close to 50 pounds and regain much of his self-confidence. But that journey was a hard-fought one; it wasn’t just about losing weight. He had to tackle grief too.One morning, Lee awoke to take a shower. He found himself in the mirror, and this time, he was horrified. “I was up to … [Read more...] about This Man Had a 50-Pound Weight Loss Transformation by Meal Prepping on Sunday Nights
Getty Images Losing weight is hard. Losing weight in the public eye? Now, that’s something else entirely, coming with all sorts of pressure and scrutiny. But these guys did it. Of course, we can credit the personal chefs, nutritionists, trainers, and others who made it all happen, but ultimately, losing weight is a matter of willpower—and we’d like to credit these dudes for putting in the work. Let these 25 celebs serve as all the inspiration you need to finally shed those pounds in 2019. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 1 Kevin McHale The Glee star was spurred to change his diet from stomach pain. “I had been working through an intestinal/digestion issue that was eluding diagnosis and that really took a toll on me," McHale told us. As he put it, he had become “skinny fat,” eating out almost every night. McHale changed his diet, ended up with a trainer, and lost seven pounds of fat and gained five pounds of muscles in the span of … [Read more...] about 25 Celebrity Weight Loss Transformations
Jonathan Clinthorne went from midnight chimichangas to “big-ass salads” and found a passion for running ultramarathons. He lost 100 pounds in the process and has kept it off for a decade. This is his story.The BasicsAge: 32Height: 5’10Heaviest weight: 251Current weight: 145-150Total weight loss: 100 poundsLives in: Denver, COIn college, Jonathan ate like a football player but wasn’t on the team.“I went to Michigan State, a Big 10 School, and lived your typical freshman college lifestyle, eating a lot of cafeteria food. In high school, I played varsity sports and was very active, but in college I lived with football players and ate like they did but didn’t work out like them. We ate chimichangas before bed and a lot of fried foods. About the only physical activity I got was a 15-minute walk to class and after that I would say, ‘I worked out today.’” Visiting a favorite campsite led Jonathan to his breaking point. For each day of … [Read more...] about This Man Ran His Way to a 100-Lb. Weight Loss Transformation. Now He’s an Ultramarathoner.
For each day of January, we’ll spotlight a new story of physical and mental transformation. Click here for more. . Chad Dean kicked off 2019 on his usual truck route from Fort Worth, Texas, to Cranston, Rhode Island. His 14-year-old daughter, Taqua, accompanied him on his week-long commute, and during a routine rest stop, he suggested they run a few laps around the truck for 15 minutes. They laughed the whole way through, but when he sat back inside the driver's seat, Dean began to cry."Daddy, what’s wrong?" Taqua asked."I just realized what you said in the first episode of My 600-Lb Life, and what you wanted to do with your father," Dean responded."That I wanted to run with you," Taqua added, before tearing up herself. Nearly three years ago, the idea of Dean and Taqua doing any physical activity together seemed impossible. In April 2016, Dean, a self-proclaimed food addict, weighed 701 pounds. He was confined to his couch and was forced to collect disability checks … [Read more...] about Star Chad Dean Opens Up About His 400-Pound Weight Loss Transformation