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Weight Loss Success: a Reddit User's Weight Journey

Read about this Reddit user's impressive weight loss transformation through healthy eating and intense exercise.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A photo of a 5'9" woman showing a weight cut from 135 pounds to 125 pounds. A respectable loss of 10 pounds.
18/F/5'9" (135-125=10lbs) Maybe not as impressive as some of the other transformations here, but I'm proud of the lean muscle I put on, and glad I started eating right!
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Many people turn to social media to share their weight loss journeys and gain support from others. One Reddit user, throwawaymybody3334, took to the community platform to document her transformation journey from 135 to 125 pounds.

Healthy Eating and Muscle Building

Throwawaymybody3334 made sure to incorporate healthy eating habits into her lifestyle, primarily consuming whole grains and lean meat. She also drank whey protein every morning and snacked on kind bars throughout the day. However, her dedication to a healthy lifestyle did not stop there. She began lifting weights three times a week and practicing cardio exercises like the elliptical and treadmill on her off days.

Celebrating Milestones

The Reddit post received 294 upvotes and various comments congratulating her on her hard work and impressive transformation. Commenters praised her toned arms, shoulders, and biceps, a result of her intense weightlifting routine. Despite being self-proclaimed 'skinny legged', she proudly shared her increased max squat.

The Importance of a Supportive Community

The Reddit community proved to be a significant source of support for throwawaymybody3334, offering encouragement and advice throughout her journey. She stated that the way she felt was the biggest transformation of all, as she was no longer winded by running a 10:00 mile.

Encouraging Others to Stay Motivated

Throwawaymybody3334's weight loss journey serves as an inspiration for others looking to make healthy lifestyle changes. Her story reminds us that making small, incremental changes to our diet and exercise routines can lead to significant transformations over time. With the support of a committed community and a determined mindset, anyone can achieve their personal weight 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.