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About

3 or 4 Years Ago.

I was about 220 lbs on the left side picture and 235 lbs on the right side picture.

I am a fat man. My name is Israel Lagares. I used to be the kind of guy that was always in shape: a gym rat. But over the last few years I have fallen off tremendously. This is my final attempt to get back into shape and get to where I once was.

At the start of my journey and the start of this weight loss blog, I am weighed in at 348 pounds and 6 foot tall. I will list my weight weekly until I reach my target weight.

So far I’ve lost 66.6 lbs. Check out my weight loss chart, weight loss videos and progress pics.

Mentally I feel like I am fine since I can move and run (with good stamina for a 350 lb guy) and be active. I feel like I haven’t changed one bit. But then I see my body and realize that I have changed. That is actually where the site name came from. My best friend was in the gym working out, I was watching, and he was like, “damn dude, you’re a phony fat guy.” He said this because even after months of laying off the weights I could still lift a pretty decent amount of weight for 15 reps. I have always been a heavy guy, even when I was in the best shape of my life I was about 210 pounds. Lean and mean. That was through rigorous exercise, reduced eating, and some minor weight loss supplements. My ideal weight is 225 pounds. I do not want to look too fragile and sickly. The last time I was 225 lbs was about 3 years ago I think. My aim is to get to that point and stay there for the rest of my life. I am going to add some pictures throughout this process so that you can see my healthy weight loss change and so that you can also see what I mean about not feeling so big. Peace.

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You are about to see something special happen…

Keep it real,
Israel Lagares

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