Most of things in life are easy to lose and hard to gain. Unfortunately, this isn’t in the case for weight…Megha, 29, a married Software Engineer from Delhi, India lost a whopping 21 kg in 7 Months.
Megha’s Pre & Post Weight Loss Statistics
Height: 5 ft. 2 inches
Starting Weight: 78 kg
Current Weight: 57.6 kg
Current Waist Size: 30″
Megha’s Journey of Total Body Transformation
Q. When did you become unhappy with your weight?
I gained 10 kg extra in my final trimester and after having my baby. Being overweight, I had a terrible lifestyle with several health problems. To overcome them, I decided to start my journey towards a healthy body transformation.
Q. What were the changes you made to lose weight?
I went to bed early so I could wake up early and get on with my exercise routine. I also ate an early dinner that also helped.
Q. How long did it take you to start to see results?
Within the first 3 months, I started to notice positive changes.
Q. How long did it take for you to reach your current weight?
It took me 6 months to reach my current weight.
Q. How long have you maintained your weight loss and what are the important factors for keeping it off?
It might take some time to be consistent and follow a healthy routine, but once you get on track you can maintain it. Remember, it’s 80% mental and 20% physical.
Q. What keeps you motivated to continue your weight loss success?
When I’m complimented about looking young, it feels great. I also have no health issues now, which is a huge motivator. My life is transformed. I am so much more confident and active now. I feel proud about my body.
Q. Do you have any advice for others who are trying to lose weight?
Health is vital, so dedication is key. A determined mindset is the foundation of motivation. Only then will one’s goals be reached.
Q. How did ‘ShapeFit’ help you reach your weight loss goals?
I read so many weight loss success stories on ShapeFit.com which inspired me.
Megha’s Weight Loss Tips
- Whilst categories of foods are also important, when there is a lot of weight to shed, track your food intake and cooking at home is wise.
- Eat dinner as early as possible and watch the carbs. Less is more.
- Balance out your meals. After a big meal, eat moderately next time.
- Workout daily for 30 minutes to build muscle and burn fat.
Q. What do you normally eat in a day?
Breakfast is usually gluten free muesli, egg whites, milk, dalia (cereal dish made from cracked wheat) or poha (made from flattened rice). For lunch, I eat vegetables with 1 wheat bran roti (flatbread). Soup, dalia or any vegetable with bran roti for dinner. In between, I snack on a low sugar fruit like a green apple, kiwis or pear.
Q. What do you do for weight training (exercises, workouts)?
Power yoga for my strength training workouts.
Q. What do you do for cardio training (exercises, workouts)?
For cardio, I enjoy running and cycling.