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Motivational Weight Loss Journey of a Powerlifter

Read about NikhilT90, who went from 165lbs to 145lbs in 10 months, while powerlifting, and following IIFYM diet

Article by Madeleine Smith

A progress pic of a 5'3" man showing a fat loss from 165 pounds to 145 pounds. A respectable loss of 20 pounds.
M/25/5'3" [165lbs to 145lbs] (10 months) + (B: 240; S: 375; D: 455lbs)
Originally posted on /r/Brogress


NikhilT90, a powerlifter, took a long-term view of his weight loss journey and lost 20lbs in 10 months. Read on to know more about his journey.

Training routine

NikhilT90 trained specifically for powerlifting, focusing on squat, bench, and deadlift. Each week's rep range and intensity varied slightly but on average, he trained four times a week.

Diet and Nutrition

NikhilT90 followed the 'If It Fits Your Macros' (IIFYM) diet and aimed for a slow bulk, with a gain of 0.5 lbs per week. He kept his protein intake high and followed a balanced diet.

Weight loss journey

In 10 months, NikhilT90 went from 165lbs to 145lbs. He attributes his success to his long-term approach, where he didn't cut too aggressively too fast.


Weight loss journeys take time and dedication. NikhilT90's journey shows that having a balanced diet and regular exercise routine can help you achieve your goals. Try things out for yourself and find a routine that works for you.

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Madeleine Smith

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Madeleine is passionate about empowering individuals with the information and tools they need to transform their bodies and lives.