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Men Weight Loss Success Story: Mike’s 105 Pound Weight Loss Journey

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I lost 105 pounds! Read my weight loss success story and see my before and after weight loss pictures at the website The Weigh We Were. Hundreds of success stories, articles and photos of weight loss diet plans for men, tips for how to lose weight for men. Build muscle and lose belly fat with healthy male weight loss transformation pics for inspiration!BEFORE THE TRANSFORMATION: The weight made things difficult for me with my social life, but more importantly the little things, going up and down the stairs. I was exhausted coming in from getting the groceries. I was exhausted so it affected my everyday activities. It affected my life socially, I was embarrassed more than anything. That’s why I was wearing clothes that were much bigger than what I needed to wear, because I was really just ashamed of where I was.

THE TURNING POINT: The deciding factor, when I decided to make a change, was when I was playing PlayStation and I threw an interception and got extremely upset. I threw down the remote, and when I bent over to pick it up, I couldn’t see much of my feet and I saw this big stomach. And that’s when I had kind of an epiphany and I knew I had to make a change right then and there.

THE PLAN: I set a goal of I was going on vacation of June of that year and I started in January and I had a goal of losing 50 pounds by the time I went on vacation.  I changed my eating habits and the way I looked at it. I just try to make smarter choices. If I went to the mall and there’s a choice between a cheeseburger and fries and grilled chicken and vegetables, obviously I took the grilled chicken and vegetables. Just little choices like that.

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MOVING WAS KEY: I went to my old high school track and I started out with just one lap. I was a little discouraged because after the first lap, just one lap, I was exhausted. I attempted to jog but only lasted for about 10 seconds. I knew that this was going to be a long process but I just looked at the road ahead.

THE BEST REWARD: When I saw people that I haven’t seen in a while, it was — I can’t even explain it. The looks of the jaw was dropping to the ground. It was just an amazing feeling. And even to this day when people look at my old pictures and stuff, they can’t believe it, and it never gets old to see that reaction.

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INSPIRING OTHERS: I wanted people to realize that if somebody as stubborn as me can do it, anybody can do it. And I just wanted to inspire and help other people. At first, it was very difficult for me to lose the weight because it was just such a hard process and the exercises were hard, but I knew that if I just kept chiseling away and just never gave up that good things were going to happen. And now it’s really easy for me to keep the weight off.

TOOLS OF MY SUCCESS: A “cheat” day. Regular exercise. A target weight loss and goal.


  1. Chickie Cohen Kait

    October 29, 2015 at 3:49 pm

    I’ve been getting your emails for a while and would like to follow you on facebook, but don’t know how to do that. Thanks for all the good advise.

    Chickie Kaitz

  2. Kimberly Shelly Zamora

    June 17, 2015 at 11:55 am

    You look amazing!

  3. Diane Dick

    June 15, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Can we just say. HOT!!!

  4. Darla Robtoy

    June 15, 2015 at 1:25 pm

    wonderful job!

  5. Mary Capasso-Newman

    June 15, 2015 at 10:26 am

    Great job you look amazing!

  6. Monique Mullin

    June 15, 2015 at 8:09 am

    he looks amazing. 🙂

  7. Del De Paola

    June 15, 2015 at 8:04 am

    inspirational..and one very hot looking dude..

  8. Shannon Johnsen

    June 15, 2015 at 7:18 am

    Way to go!!

  9. Tracy Tannen

    June 15, 2015 at 3:44 am

    proud of you!

  10. Heather Mayweather

    June 15, 2015 at 1:01 am

    The songs n Rocky IV r addictive. My fav workout song is No Easy Way Out! Awesome!

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