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User Progress: 17Lbs in a Month

Read this report on how a reddit user lost 17lbs in a month through a lifestyle change. Discover his method and experience for yourself.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A picture of a 6'1" male showing a weight loss from 250 pounds to 233 pounds. A respectable loss of 17 pounds.
M/40 6'1" [250>233=17] (almost a month)
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


We take a look at a post published on Reddit by user capitallaw2005, who shared their progress after almost a month of weight loss efforts.

The User's Journey

According to the post, the user, a male aged 40 and 6'1 tall, lost 17lbs in almost a month. The user provides limited details about their workout plan, but they do mention doing 30 minutes on the elliptical almost every day. The user also lifts weights twice a week and focuses on the arms while working on the chest and back on the other two days.

Diet and Lifestyle Changes

The user also mentioned making some changes to their diet, including cutting back on drinking regular coke and consuming sweets. They mentioned switching to Coke Zero and watching their caloric intake through MyFitnessPal. As a result of these changes in combination with their workout regimen, the user already feels better and is fitting into pants they haven't worn in several years.


It's important to note that everyone's weight loss journey is unique to them, and what works for one person may not work for another. However, consider making small changes to your diet and lifestyle, such as watching your caloric intake, drinking more water, and incorporating more physical activity. Stay consistent and have patience. Track your progress and celebrate small victories along the way.


In conclusion, the user's progress is a testament to the fact that consistency and small steps can lead to significant weight loss. Although the user still has 30lbs left to lose, the success he has experienced thus far serves as encouragement to us all. Consider taking control of your health and making the necessary changes to achieve 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.