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From 256 Pounds to 138 Pounds: a Two Year Weight Loss Journey

Read about how one person achieved their goal of getting a six pack by losing 118 pounds over the course of two years.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A picture of a 5'8" male showing a weight loss from 256 pounds to 138 pounds. A respectable loss of 118 pounds.
M/20/5'8" [256lbs>138lbs= 118lbs] (2+ years) finally achieved my goal of getting a six pack! Just began my first bulk for a well needed diet break!
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Losing weight can be a difficult journey, but for one Reddit user, their hard work paid off after two years of dedicated effort. They started at 256 pounds and managed to lose a total of 118 pounds, bringing them down to 138 pounds. Their accomplishment? Finally getting a six pack.

The Journey

It took over two years for this Reddit user to reach their goal weight. During that time, they implemented a combination of diet and exercise to achieve their desired results. They didn't give up when they hit plateaus or struggled to see progress. Instead, they kept at it, pushing themselves physically and mentally.

The Achievement

After two years of hard work, this Reddit user can now say that they achieved their fitness goal of getting a six pack. They are currently on a well-deserved diet break and have just started their first bulk. Despite reaching their original goal, they are continuing to work towards improving their physique, and the results speak for themselves.


The weight loss journey is not an easy one, but with dedication and hard work, it is possible to achieve incredible results. This Reddit user's story is proof of that. It's important to set realistic goals and to remember that progress takes time. Consistency is key, and it's important to never give up, even when things get tough. Keep pushing yourself, and you might be surprised at what you can achieve.


The Reddit user's weight loss journey serves as an inspiration for anyone who wants to lose weight and improve their overall fitness. Their two-year effort, dedication, and hard work paid off in the end. By sticking to a healthy diet and regular exercise, they achieved their desired results and are continuing to work towards their ultimate fitness goals.

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