fat loss motivation

@liannegetsfit submitted: 

 13 weeks and 7.5kg weight loss in between these two pics! My height is 166cm. I followed the BBG workout regime from Kayla Itsines, and made sure that this time I didn’t follow any fad diets. I eat whole, natural foods most of the time, but allow myself to eat small amounts of WHATEVER I’m craving. I never restrict myself if I really want something, because I want this to be something I can continue doing for the rest of my life.

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Two years difference 💙 There is no easy way, there is no secret 💙 It’s gonna take hard work and sacrifice 💙 You will want to give up, you will cry, you will probably think you can’t do it 💙 But you can 💙 Never give up on yourself because you are capable of so much more than you think 💙 DO NOT GIVE UP 💙

IG : wisegirlgetsfit

Calorie burning workout!

Sometimes I look at old pictures and I think- who was that girl? That girl on the left was sad. I used to lay in bed and cry.. I wanted so much more out of my life and my weight was truly holding me back from being happy. I never imagined being where I am today. I used to make every excuse as to why I was over weight- you know the “I’m big boned” or “my body was meant to be this size” all of which is total bullshit- but at the time I totally believed it! I had no idea what my body really looked like under all those pounds- 130 to be exact! Now it’s hard for me to look I the mirror and see what the rest of the world sees. Obviously I know I’m no longer “fat” but I also don’t see myself as “thin.” Sometimes I feel like a whale- how is that even possible? Extreme weight loss is a total mind fuck. 🤷🏻‍♀️ I just hope you know- if you’re that girl on the left- you are brave, you are capable, you are significant- and you can accomplish anything 💕

IG : kburg21

So this is another weight loss update: The first picture is from my first year in college and the second one is from my third year in college. The second picture was taken 3 days ago and I think I made progress. Haha! Follow me on Insta @coldcolorface for more updates. Feel free to ask me anything! 

I hardly remember the girl in the before picture, but I don’t want to forget her. I don’t want to forget what it was like to feel like a prisoner in my own body. The pain, the powerlessness to change. Change is slow and getting started is hard, but it’s possible when broken down into tiny manageable habits. If you’ve never struggled with obesity, it’s easy to think you just need to muster up a little discipline and put down the fork, but you’re wrong. It’s so much more complex than that. There’s a reason why 95% of those who lose regain it and it’s not because they’re lazy. We probably judge ourselves more than you because we’ve all been taught that it’s our fault. I’m working really hard to have compassion for myself – then and now –and for those who share the burden of obesity. I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy. But it doesn’t make us bad or lazy or stupid, it makes us sick. and I’m sick of a culture that believes otherwise and marginalizes people who are trying and failing despite their other achievements. Sorry to go off on a tangent, but this disconnect in understanding and compassion pains me. I am strong willed and determined and pursue my dreams with vigor, but when it comes to this, if I let my guard down, I’ll be back there in an instant. Seriously, eff obesity, but more than that, eff anyone who doesn’t have compassion for those of us who are up against it. Excuse my language, it’s the only word that feels appropriate this morning. Keep fighting the good fight babes and never give up. Happy Humpday 🐫

IG : excessmatters

Hey guys! My name is Jessica, I’m 21 and i started my journey at the end of February 2016. Ive always been a picky eater so for me, “over eating” isn’t what made me gain weight. It’s what I ate, because everything I put in my mouth were fried greasy foods or straight carbs! I’ve dealt with being over weight my whole life until I finally told myself that I didn’t want to be like that anymore. After a month of exercise, I stepped on the scale for the first time in a year and a half and I was 322. Seeing that number is what made me keep going. Being in the 200s is a scary thing let alone the 300s so that did it for me! So far I have lost over 135 pounds and I’m still kicking butt to reach my goal which is 160 then eventually 145. For the first 3-4 months of losing weight, I was using Herbalife meal replacement shakes.2 shakes a day and 1 meal with healthy snacks in between meals. Then I started to only do 1 shake a day with 2 meals and healthy snacks in between meals for another 4 months. Then finally gave up the shakes and started eating normal meals and exercising still everyday. My life has changed so much and I couldn’t be happier with how things are going for me on this journey:)

IG : getfitwjessica

Workout Log 5-13-17

My ass after this new leg and back workout. 

“If you plant them, they will grow!”

I did try to do the split squats at the recommendation of a few of you guys in place of lunges, and I still found myself really uncoordinated. I’ll try again next time and research more options, but as it is I feel like I hit most of those muscles pretty well with this routine.

Treadmill Warm Up (10 minutes)
Leg Press: 160 lbs 3 x 12
Calves (w/ leg press machine): 160 lbs 3 x 12
Dumbbell Step Up: 15 lbs 3 x 12
Dumbbell Squats: w/ 20 lb dumbbells 3 x 12
Sumo Squats: /w 20 lb (single) dumbbell 3 x 12
Dumbbell Dead Lift: w/ 20 lb dumbbells 3 x 12 
Bridges: w/ (single) 20 lb dumbbell 3 x 12
Lat Pull Down: 50 lbs 3 x 12
Low Row: 40 lbs 3 x 12
Dumbbell Row: w/ 15 lb dumbbells 3 x 12
Walking Cool-Down (until I get bored)

I’m going to be trying a bar soon for deadlifts, but the gym was crazy packed this morning and a lot of stuff was being used. It was a zoo!

Playlist Picks: Still got my massive George Clinton love going since seeing that concert. I love all of the components of “Computer Games.” The digital synth laid over your traditional funk affair–awesome. Just awesome. And, now for something completely different. Megadeth’s “Holy Wars…The Punishment Due”