300lbs Woman Reveals What 3 Years Of Workout Did To Her Body, And Her Transformation Photos Are Unbelievable
At 22 years old, Laura Micetich AKA’ The Iron Giantess’ weighed over 300 lbs and was facing a raft of health issues including hyperthyroidism, blood pressure and prediabetes. She realised that without a radical change in diet and lifestyle, her precious youth would be lost already and she was facing a short and difficult life.
“I decided to take charge of my life and make a change, ” she said. “After trying and failing to get a handle on my health numerous days, my weight had become a serious enough concern that I was considering weight loss surgery.”
However, she instead began to go down to her local gym, where she promptly find an affinity with lifting weights. So much so, that it became clear that surgery wasn’t going to be necessary at all. “What initially began because of its further consideration of weight loss surgery rapidly developed into an intense love of health, fitness and nutrition, ” she writes on her website. “I started by going to the gym, lifting weights and eating a clean diet tailored to my body’s necessities. It only took a few weeks for me to realize that I didn’t need to go under the knife. I needed to get under the bar.”
“In the first year, I shed more than 100 pounds without surgery and significantly changed my unhealthy habits. I am now health issue free and my life has changed for the very best with the simple realization that what we want and what we do are entirely in our own control.”
It all voices so simple doesn’t it? While there are a billion techniques, fad diets, capsules, nutrition schemes and other methods out there, Laura’s story proves that a little discipline, hard work and common sense can render amazing makes. “I only adjusted my diet. I feed lots of clean meat and removed all starches and processed carbohydrates. I stopped eating out. I stopped getting takeout. I stopped buying junk at the grocery store. I stopped having alcoholic drinks with friends. I stopped binging on turd. That was it.”
Combined with the new observed routine and discipline that lifting weights at the gym offered her, Laura insured the pounds begin to shed rapidly with none of excess skin that many other rapid weight loss diets tend to leave behind. What began as a weight loss travel has become a life long fervour for Laura, and she shares her results and tips on Instagram where she has over 330,000 followers.
Scroll down below to check out how she did it for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!
“I grew up heavy. I likewise grew up a ball buster. So there was no chance I was going to admit I was insecure about my appearance”
“I played it cool and a lot of people bought it. After ultimately having time to think about who I wanted to be, I decided to make a change”
In 2014 Laura weighed over 300 pounds and that’s when she chose she wanted to change
It all started with the barbell. “I fell in love with weightlifting and that changed the game for me”
“It only took a few weeks for me to realize that I didn’t need to go under the bayonet. I needed to get under the bar”
“I started weight qualifying almost daily, spending hours in the gym and analyse research and scientific findings relating to health, fitness, and nutrition”
“In the first year, I shed more than 100 pounds without surgery and significantly changed my unhealthy habits”
“I simply adjusted my diet. I ate lots of clean foods and removed all starches and processed sugars”
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