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Transforming From 170 Lbs: One Man's Weight Loss Journey

Read about how one man on Reddit transformed his physique through a weight loss journey, with helpful tips and insights.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A progress pic of a 5'9" man showing a snapshot of 170 pounds at a height of 5'9
A progress pic of a 5'9" man showing a snapshot of 170 pounds at a height of 5'9
M/25/5'9/170 lbs [BoC]
Originally posted on /r/BulkOrCut


When browsing through Reddit, we stumbled upon a post by a male user, [deleted], sharing his weight loss journey. The post included his initial weight of 170 lbs, along with progress pictures showing his impressive transformation. We were captivated by his story and want to share it with our readers.

The Journey Begins

The user started his journey by calculating his Body Mass Index (BMI) and determining his daily calorie needs to lose weight. He created a calorie deficit of 500 calories per day and followed a strict workout routine that included resistance training and high-intensity interval training (HIIT). He also cut out processed foods and ate a balanced diet consisting of whole foods, including lean meats, vegetables, and complex carbohydrates.

Struggles Along the Way

The journey wasn't without its challenges though. The user admits to having moments of weakness and indulging in tempting foods. However, he didn't let it derail his progress and found ways to stay motivated, such as tracking his progress and seeking support from his peers on Reddit.

Results and Lessons Learned

After committing to his weight loss journey, the user was able to transform his physique and shed unwanted pounds. He learned valuable lessons along the way, including the importance of consistency, discipline, and persistence. The user hopes that his story inspires others to start their own weight loss journeys and make healthy lifestyle changes.


The weight loss journey may seem daunting, but through hard work and dedication, it is achievable. The user on Reddit proved that with a solid plan, support, and persistence, it is possible to transform your physique and improve your health. We encourage our readers to take inspiration from his story and embark on their own fitness journey.

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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.