Transformation of the Day: Jena lost 46 pounds. This petite lady just wanted to look better and feel better. Prepping her meals in advance and going gluten-free made a big difference when it came to getting results. Check out what she shared with us.
What was your motivation?
I was motivated by wanting to feel better and look better.
What inspired you to keep going when you wanted to give up?
Seeing the numbers in the scale drop, as the weight came off, was my biggest inspiration. Having more energy and feeling better also made me want to keep going.
How did you change your eating habits?
I started doing meal prep for 5 meals per day. During this journey, I learned that I am allergic to gluten, so I cut out all foods that contain gluten. I also increased my fruit and vegetable intake.
What did your workout routines look like?
I joined a local gym and worked out 3 days per week for 1 hour.
What was your starting weight? What is your current weight?
My starting weight was 159 pounds and my current with is 113 pounds. My height is 4’11”.
When did you start your journey?
I started my transformation in June 2013. It took 10 months to lose the weight.
What advice do you have for other women who want to lose weight?
Make a lifestyle change. Don’t use fad diets or crash diets. Just let the weight come off slowly and steadily. Also, I suggest having a cheat day as part of your eating routine.