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A Reddit User's Weight Loss Journey: Week 4 Update

Read about one man's journey to lose weight and discover the methods he used to achieve success.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A progress pic of a 5'7" man showing a fat loss from 178 pounds to 175 pounds. A net loss of 3 pounds.
[Update] Week 4 - 27 / M / 5'7" / 178.5 -> 175.3 (-3.2lbs wk)
Originally posted on /r/BTFC


Meet d0ug, a 27-year-old man who is 5'7" and started at a weight of 178.5 pounds. Using Reddit to document his progress, he shares his journey towards a healthier lifestyle.

Week 4 Update

After 4 weeks, d0ug has lost 3.2 pounds and his current weight is 175.3 pounds. He shares that he has been regularly exercising by running and lifting weights. In addition, he has been tracking his calorie intake using MyFitnessPal and sticking to a caloric deficit.

Methods Used

D0ug has found success through regular exercise and tracking his calorie intake. He has found that lifting weights helps him maintain muscle mass while losing fat. Additionally, using MyFitnessPal has allowed him to monitor his daily intake and make healthier choices.

Advice for Others

If you're looking to lose weight, d0ug's journey provides some helpful tips. First, find a type of exercise that you enjoy and can stick with. Secondly, calorie tracking can be a helpful tool in understanding what you're putting into your body. Finally, be patient with yourself and celebrate small milestones along the way.


D0ug's journey is a great example of how making small lifestyle changes can lead to big results. Whether it's tracking calories or finding a new exercise routine, discovering what works best for you is key. With hard work and dedication, you too can achieve your weight loss goals.

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