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From 145Lbs to 164Lbs: a Weight Journey of a 17 Year Old

Read about the progress of a 17-year-old who gained 19lbs in a year. Learn from their journey and find inspiration for your weight journey.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A picture of a 6'3" male showing a weight gain from 145 pounds to 164 pounds. A net gain of 19 pounds.
M/17/6'3" [145lbs > 164lbs = +19lbs] (1 Year) My humble progress from one year. Thank you for the motivation, progresspics.
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


One of the most challenging journeys a person can take is the journey towards physical fitness, weight loss or weight gain. For a 17-year-old Reddit user, this journey involved gaining weight and achieving a healthier physique. The user shared their progress on Reddit, gaining inspiration and motivation from the progresspics community.

The Journey

The 17-year-old began their journey at a weight of 145lbs and a height of 6'3". Their goal was to gain weight and build muscle mass to achieve a healthier and more attractive physique. Over the course of one year, they gained 19lbs, reaching a weight of 164lbs. Despite facing challenges along the way, such as difficulty in maintaining a consistent exercise routine, they persisted until they achieved results.

The Importance of Motivation and Inspiration

The Reddit user expressed their gratitude towards the progresspics community for the motivation and inspiration they provided throughout their journey. Having a community to share progress with and receive support from can make a significant difference in one's fitness journey. It is essential to seek out like-minded individuals and leverage the power of community to stay inspired and motivated.

Lessons Learned

The journey of this 17-year-old serves as a reminder that with patience, consistency, and motivation, significant progress can be achieved. It is also essential to find a routine that works best for you and stick to it, albeit with flexibility. One must also remember to celebrate small victories along the way and focus on progress rather than perfection.


The weight journey of this 17-year-old provides inspiration and motivation to anyone looking to achieve a healthier and more attractive physique. It is essential to find motivation from within and leverage the power of community. Try new things, stay consistent, and celebrate small wins; these are the keys to success.

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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.