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From 260Lbs to 180Lbs: a 6 Year Weight Loss Journey

Read about a reddit user's transformation journey from 260lbs to 180lbs by practicing resistance training and cardio.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A progress pic of a 6'0" man showing a fat loss from 260 pounds to 180 pounds. A net loss of 80 pounds.
M/36/6'0" [260lbs > 180lbs = -80lbs] Your best self is a continuing process, whether 1lb or 100lbs you want to change, keep fighting for it!
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Losing weight is a continuous journey, and a reddit user, trans_figure, proved it by losing 80 pounds in six years. His post received an impressive 247 upvotes and a lot of positive comments. His journey became an inspiration to a lot of people who are struggling with their weight loss goals.

A Balanced Fitness Routine

Trans_figure practiced a balanced fitness routine by doing resistance training 2-3 times a week and cardio/pack hike for 2-3 times a week. He found it easy to adjust his fitness routine based on his level of energy and recovery. He kept his physical activity consistent over the years that allowed him to have remarkable progress.

Patience and Perseverance

Trans_figure's weight loss journey was not an instant process. It took him six years of back-and-forth progress. The hardest part for him was finding a balance in eating without being a prisoner to chicken, broccoli and rice for every meal he ate. He also emphasized that progress should be in small increments, whether it would be 1lb or 100lbs that you want to change. It would help if you kept fighting for your goals.

Positive Feedback

Trans_figure's post received a lot of positive feedback from the reddit community, and the comments section was full of good vibes. His transformation inspired a lot of people that weight loss is not an impossible goal. All it takes is the right routine, patience and perseverance, and a positive mindset.


Losing weight takes a lot of patience and commitment, but the results are worth every effort. Trans_figure's journey is a testament that gradual progress can bring about amazing changes in our lives. His post inspired a lot of people, and we should take his example to heart. Find a balanced routine, keep striving for progress, and eventually, you will reach your goals.

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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.