Yes, Robert Treglia was always a bit overweight. As a kid, he shopped in the “husky” section for his school clothes. But as a student athlete he was also highly active, which gave his life balance. That is, until his teen years arrived, and his weight became so problematic he didn’t make the cut for the team anymore. By the time he reached his 30s, he could no longer walk down the street without experiencing pain. He finally hit his breaking point at 602 pounds. But with a little perseverance and a lot of work, Treglia is officially out of the husky section after dropping nearly 400—yes, 400—pounds. “As I got older, my eating habits never changed. They actually got worse,” Treglia says. “There was always a new item out from a fast food place I wanted to try, or some amazing meal at a restaurant. I used food as a way to make myself happy. I couldn’t find happiness in myself, so food was my escape.” Treglia, who hails from … [Read more...] about A Few Easy Diet Changes Helped This Man Lose 400 Pounds
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Get the Better newsletter. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 29, 2018 / 8:34 PM GMT By Stephanie Thurrott Name: Hoang Nguyen Age: 38 Residence: St. Paul, MN Job: Ophthalmic medical technologist Home Life: Single, though she thinks it’s time for her boyfriend of four years to pop the question Peak Weight: 180 pounds Current Weight: 140 pounds Height: 5 feet 6 inches Hoang Nguyen’s weight gain followed a path that might be familiar to a lot of people. As a child and teenager, she kept her weight at healthy levels. “After graduating from college and getting a 9-to-5 desk job, though, that’s when I ballooned,” she says. Exercise had been nudged off her calendar — she had been active in her younger days but now she was tired after work. In her free time, she went out with friends instead of working out. Between her workplace cafeteria and meals in restaurants, she was tempted to turn to unhealthy foods. AN UNEXPECTED CONNECTION MAKES THE DIFFERENCE But in 2013 she … [Read more...] about How did Hoang Nguyen lose 40 pounds? She danced it off.
Want to lose 25 pounds now? Sure, it’s a tall order. But if you follow these 10 steps, it doesn’t have to feel like mission impossible.You can shed weight quickly, depending on how much you have to lose and how focused you remain. Oftentimes, simple, easy changes can help you see results right away. That said, patience is an important part of the successful weight-loss formula. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below The pounds didn’t get packed on overnight; it’s going to take some time to establish healthy eating and exercise habits, and shed the not-so-healthy ones.1. Do some detective work. Take some time to identify the most likely culprits of the unwanted weight. Are fried or sugary foods too tough to resist? Is it hard to avoid noshing whenever free food is within arm’s reach? Are you too tired and busy to shop and cook healthy meals? Or do emotions—like boredom, anxiety, nervousness, depression, and joy—send you straight to the … [Read more...] about 10 Secrets to Lose 25 Pounds Now
Name: Jim CormierAge: 60Occupation: Semi-RetiredHometown: Colleyville, TexasStart Weight: 195 poundsEnd Weight: 158 poundsTime Running: 3 and a half yearsThe first time I decided to run was for Lent in 2015. I wasn’t what you would call obese by any stretch of the imagination, but I was in fact overweight at 195 pounds on a 5-foot-10 frame. I did absolutely zero aerobic exercising. What I did do was walk the dogs and play golf (in a cart). Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Weight has long been a problem for me. I would say from age 9 or so I started to get heavier. I think the term back then was “husky.” Prior to now, I would say I spent most of my life minimally 20 to 40 pounds overweight. The problem was I ate for comfort. My diet really wasn’t that bad, though. I ate fish, salads, and lean meats, but the biggest problem I had was always consuming more calories than I was burning. I finally realized this after getting into running. Lent was approaching, … [Read more...] about How This Guy’s Starbucks Run Helped Him Lose 37 Pounds
Farley Hayes lost 10 pounds in one week on the ketogenic diet, which inspired his coworkers.Dubbed the "Keto Krew," the five Sprouts Farmers Market employees lost more than 200 pounds combined.Hayes has lost 65 pounds in just six months of following Keto.Aisle after aisle of chips, cookies, and candy can make it hard for grocery store employees to diet. But five coworkers at a Sprouts Farmer's Market store in Katy, Texas, lost nearly 220 pounds by following the ketogenic diet. Keto is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet that requires roughly 60 to 80 percent of your total calories to come from fat. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Known as the "Keto Krew," the group formed after grocery manager Farley Hayes inspired colleagues with his dramatic weight loss. Hayes weighed 354 pounds when he began keto in March, and now he's down 65 pounds. His sudden transformation stunned the others, who decided to join the keto craze. "I dropped almost 10 pounds in the first week," Hayes tells … [Read more...] about The Keto Diet Helped These 5 Coworkers Lose 220 Pounds