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Weekly Weigh-In: 302.4 Lbs.


Weekly Weigh InI finally weighed myself after a few months of not weighing in and the result was a measly 302.4 lbs. Yuck. I was seriously aiming for the 290s at the very least. Not much I can do but keep on keeping on, right? I’ll be under 300 next week!!! I guarantee it!

This is what happens when you slack off for a while then kick but for 2 months. I suppose I put on weight when I was slacking off and just ended up losing that weight that I put back on. Which sucks because it has kept me at a constant yo-yo for 302 lbs to 320+ lbs.

I came up with a solution. I will be working my ass off, literally, for 4 to 6 weeks at a time and then chillax (chill and relax) for a day or two then get back on my 6 week ass kicking routine. So I should be able to drop significant weight, gain good strength/stamina and still be able to have a break every few weeks.

I think I can keep myself sane that way. Don’t get me wrong, I feel better than I have felt in a long time. I feel strong, and I think I need a new wardrobe because my clothes are starting to look Kris Kross baggy on me (cuz inside out is a miggity, miggity, miggity wack!). I’ve been getting the “you look skinnier” thing from all types of family, friends, and peeps online so what I am doing is working. Now I just need to stay consistent.

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Over the last 2 months I’ve significantly increased the amount of fruit and vegetables that I eat. Almost to the point where lunch will consist of several fruits and water. Something I have noticed since actively increasing my fruit/veggie intake is that I am not as tired. I have some intense workouts and I can get through them now where before I would nearly pass out.

My eating is the least of my worries since I have that on lock. I eat fish, chicken, meats, bread, fruits, vegetables and drink a gallon or more of water a day. I’m actually sipping some green tea and munching on a plum as I write this. I also take a multivitamin and whey protein after workouts.

My workouts are varied. I make sure to lift weights, run, bike, walk (which is seriously underrated!) and perform bodyweight routines. I’ve taken a liking to bodyweight workouts. One of my fears is not being able to lift myself as I hang from a rooftop. That’s why I started working on chins ups and pull ups. Thanks to Iron Woody Fitness, I have some bands that will assist me with my chins up until I can start lifting my own weight again.

For me it’s all about real world strength and stamina. You should be able to carry a person out of a burning building, sprint to track down a mugger who stole your wife’s purse, and walk 100 miles to safety if you’re stranded in the desert.

Oh, and I’m back to my weekly weigh-ins. Every Monday homies!

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About the Author

My name is Israel Lagares. I used to be the kind of guy that was always in shape, but over the last few years I've fallen off tremendously. This site is my final attempt to get back into shape. So far I've lost 70.4 lbs. Check out my weight loss chart, weight loss videos and progress pics. Follow my journey, those of others, and read our thoughts on various health topics. Share your thoughts, experience, and journey here on FMU.

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  1. Yum YuckyNo Gravatar says:

    Well you can only move forward and it sounds like a solid plan…but did you have to mention bread!?! It’s my weakness.

    I’ll be following your weigh-ins!

    • I love to eat bread with peanut butter and a banana, all made like a hotdog. It’s so good!!!

      • willisNo Gravatar says:

        that dog on bread is a wheat product that your body likes to crave. it makes you crave sugar. it also creates the spread around your thighs and love handles. be careful- note to self :)

  2. theantijaredNo Gravatar says:

    Remember, you challenged me! I will be watching your WI’s as well. I know you can do it!!!

    Enjoy your peanut butter banana sammmiches!!! :)

    • thanks Tony. Just read your post and see that you are staying focused throughout this hectic lifestyle change. Good stuff! Oh, and I joined your challenge, took the pics and everything.

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