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A 360Lb to 172Lb Journey: My Transformation Story

Read about a Reddit user's astounding 188lbs weight loss journey in 40 months, from 360lbs to 172lbs, without any surgery or gimmicks.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A progress pic of a 5'10" man showing a weight reduction from 360 pounds to 172 pounds. A net loss of 188 pounds.
A progress pic of a 5'10" man showing a weight reduction from 360 pounds to 172 pounds. A net loss of 188 pounds.
M/22/5'10" [360>172= 188 lbs. lost] (40 months) No one from high school recognizes me
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


The Reddit user [deleted] recently shared a remarkable transformation post where he revealed his 188lbs weight loss journey in just 40 months. He started with a weight of 360lbs and dropped down to 172lbs. The most amazing part of his journey is that he achieved it without any surgery or fad diets but through consistent workouts and a good diet plan.

The Journey

The user shared that he had struggled with his weight most of his life, weighing around 270lbs when he was just 15 years old. Things started to change when he decided that he wanted to make significant changes to his life. He dedicated himself to a healthier lifestyle, working out for at least two hours a day, six days a week. Additionally, he focused on maintaining a calorie deficit by watching his food intake and portion sizes.

The Benefits

After losing 188lbs, the Reddit user experienced significant benefits. He shared that he is now more confident, has more energy, and enjoys a healthier lifestyle. Additionally, he receives positive comments and compliments from people around him for his incredible transformation.

The Takeaway

The most remarkable aspect of this weight loss journey is that the Reddit user accomplished this feat without any surgery or fad diets, proving that sustainable weight loss is achievable through a healthy lifestyle. Consistent workout sessions and a balanced diet plan can do wonders for your weight loss journey. If you are considering weight loss, it’s essential to focus on sustainable changes rather than quick fixes. Try to incorporate healthy habits that you can stick with in the long run.


This Reddit user's story can inspire anyone struggling with weight issues. It's a testament that persistence and dedication to a healthier lifestyle can produce significant results. As we've seen, by adopting a healthy lifestyle, you can transform your life, improve your overall health, and achieve your weight loss goals without compromising your wellbeing.

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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.