This mother’s affordable weight loss plan is for EVERYBODY!

This mother’s affordable weight loss plan is for EVERYBODY!

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1 year ago

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Weight loss might be attained in the gym, but it begins in the kitchen. For Pooja Madan, a mother and a professional, weight only became an issue post pregnancy. The biggest hindrance weight gain can have on your body is not being able to the most basic everyday tasks. But, Pooja decided to change things for herself and lost 24 kgs. Not only this, she lost weight with easy lifestyle changes and now looks and feels healthier than ever. Read on to find out how Pooja lost weight.
Name: Pooja Madan

 

Occupation: Finance Officer
Age: 34
Highest weight: 83 kilograms
Weight lost: 24 kilograms
Duration it took me to lose weight: 2 years
The turning point: Post-pregnancy, when I could not do basic day to day activities like sitting in one position, was a task for me
My breakfast: Healthy fats like toast with avocado, some nuts, and cheese
My lunch: Rice and any green vegetable
My dinner: Green vegetables with curd
I indulge in (What you eat on your cheat days): I indulge in chocolate cakes and anything that is seasonal such as a seasonal flavour in ice creams or an Indian sweet.
My workout: Long walks for 45 minutes and body weight training at home. i.e sit-ups, skipping etc.
Low-calorie recipes I swear by: Vegetable rice
Recipe: Cook rice with vegetables of your choice such as cauliflower, carrot, spinach and onions and saute in ghee.
Fitness secrets I unveiled: Eat simple and include exercise in your daily life.
How do I stay motivated? My 3-year-old keeps me motivated. I can run around with him and enjoy things with him.
How do you ensure you don’t lose focus? I consciously try to eat healthy and home cooked food. It has become a part of my lifestyle now.
What’s the most difficult part of being overweight? I was struggling to do basic daily life tasks. Even walking for 15 minutes would make me tired.
What shape do you see yourself 10 years down the line? I wish to be healthy inside out.
What are the lifestyle changes you made? Eating healthy food and including exercise daily.
What was the lowest point for you? It was hard to get started since I was unaware of the challenges that came along. Also, not seeing results faster was difficult to overcome.
Lessons learnt from weight loss: It is not hard to lose weight especially if you stick to home cooked food and eat simple meals.

 

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