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M/19/5'4 a Year Long Journey Towards Better Health, 190Lbs to 145Lbs

A young adult user named Mfpoop shared his weight-loss journey using a mostly dietary approach, but playing various sports recreationally served as his cardio routine. Discover how he did it and try to apply it yourself.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A photo of a 5'4" man showing a weight cut from 190 pounds to 145 pounds. A total loss of 45 pounds.
M/19/5'4 [190 > 145 = 45 lbs] (1 year)
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Mfpoop is a reddit user who shared his weight-loss journey that has inspired many. The post shows a young man's progression from weighing 190 pounds to having a lean body at 145 pounds, about 45 pounds lost over a year-long journey.

Approach to Weight Loss

According to the post, Mfpoop attributed his success to a strict diet plan, mostly following the core principles of 'iifym' or 'If It Fits Your Macros' approach. In addition, playing various sports recreationally gave him enough physical activity to burn off calories.

Importance of Diet

The transformation of Mfpoop's physique proves the importance of the saying 'abs are made in the kitchen.' He underwent a remarkable change in appearance by limiting his calorie intake, planning and tracking his meals, and sticking to his diet. Mfpoop took inspiration from others who have succeeded in losing weight and improved his eating habits significantly.

Consistency is Key

Mfpoop’s progress was not an overnight success. He tracked his progress and kept himself motivated, even on days he wasn't feeling up to it. Focusing on his diet and physical activities every day resulted in visible progress over time.


Mfpoop’s progress is undoubtedly commendable, and his experience may be the motivation for those who would like to begin their weight loss journey. Finally, he never failed to mention the importance of proper diet and perseverance, which are fundamental in achieving long-term success. Try things for yourself and see what works best for you in terms of diet and exercise routine, always keep in mind, consistency is key.

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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.