It’s almost universally agreed that losing weight is not an easy undertaking, as it requires discipline, determination, and focus. However, a 37 -year-old Amanda “Mandie” Wood observed three things that constructed losing weight so efficient, she managed to drop 150 pounds in just about 2 years.
Mandie started her weight-loss transformation in the Fall of 2015, after get fed up with feeling invisible and tired all the time. At that time the woman weighed 375 pounds and fit sizing 28. Amanda felt like it was time to change and consulted a nutritionist who helped her balance her diet, by settle appropriate section sizes, her calorie intake, as well as giving tips-off to start a healthier diet. “I follow balanced macros, which for me means that I try to ensure I am getting 35 percent of my calories from carbs, 25 percent of my calories from fat, and 40 percent of my calories from protein, ” Wood told PopSugar.
The second step was exert. After a couple unsuccessful attempts at the gym, she ended up get a personal trainer, which Mandie admits was a great investment. “Now going to the gym is one of my favorite times of the week”.
Amanda says that the key point of her journey was determining balance and defining reasonable aims. “Five pounds is much more manageable than the 200 pounds” she explains. In the end, she encourages people to simply be kind to themselves as no one is perfect, saying: “Just don’t give up”.