Melody’s (IG @melmechelle) Weight Gain!

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 “Everyone’s fitness journey isn’t the same. We all have goals! This is to inspire those who have difficulties with gaining and maintaining weight because we work hard too!! In the pic on the left I was an avid runner weighing approximately 130lbs (6’0″). The pic on the right is current and I lift heavy and do interval training. Current weight is 157lbs. “ Thanks Melody

Brianna – @Carbsdontkillmyvibe’s Weight Loss Story

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My name is Brianna (@carbsdontkillmyvibe) and I started my weightloss journey in 2012 after I finished graduate school and realized that I had gained 50lbs! Weighing 187lbs I never exercised, ate tons of fast food, was depressed and unhappy with my body. When I stopped going out and taking pictures because I was so unhappy I knew I had to make a change. I cut out fast food, began eating clean and working out 5x per week. Slowly but surely the weight began to fall off and in 2 years I lost 50lbs! My weight loss has been completely natural… more

Consha (IG @ IamConshay) Weight Loss Story

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Hi I’m Consha and I’m 25 years old…I’ve pretty much been obese all my life but it got outta hand my 9th Grade Year in High School…where I found out I was 300lbs…from there I desired to lose weight but emotional  eating took control…My Mom was my inspiration….Studying to become a  Nurse and interacting with people at work explaining the risks of their overall health is My Motivation and STILL is…Changing my eating habits took some time I put myself on a 4/3 ratio…Where I’d eat what I wanted for 4 days and healthy the other 3 days…Now I’m down… more

Nina Webster’s Weight Loss Story

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I’m an Instagram follower of Black Women Do Workout and would like to share my story if I may. The heaviest I’ve ever been is 250lbs and I currently weigh 155lbs. Here’s my story in detail… I’ve always been an athletic person, being slim and in shape. I had my first child in 2010 from which I gained about 70 lbs (weighing 250 lbs). Within a year’s time, I managed to lose 60 of those 70 pounds. The funny thing is that before I got pregnant, I was already trying to drop 10 lbs (weighing 180lbs at the time). I… more

Chipotle Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Try something green, lean and clean for change! We are counting down the days to summer! Will you be ready? http://blackwomendoworkout.com/60-days-until-summer-challenge/ Ingredients: 3 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil, divided * 1 cup frozen corn * 1 pound chicken breast * 2 – 3 chipotle peppers (depending on your love of heat) * 3 Tbs. adobo sauce (that comes from the jar) * 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro * 1 lime * 1/2 red bell pepper, diced * 3 scallions, thinly sliced * 1 head butter lettuce, rinsed and leaves separated * coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1 head Bibb, Romaine… more