Busy Executive's Weight Loss Success Story

Published:  05/04/2016

In the fast-paced world of the modern executive woman, juggling countless responsibilities often leaves little time for personal wellness. However, in the midst of a demanding schedule, one remarkable executive managed to defy the odds and embark on a transformative weight loss journey. Join me as we delve into the inspiring story of this woman who not only conquered the challenges of a high-pressure career but also prioritized their health and well-being.

Through determination, strategic choices, and a touch of ingenuity, she discovered the keys to sustained weight loss. This is a tale of resilience, balance, and the incredible power of prioritizing self-care, even in the busiest of lives.

This busy woman contacted me saying that she was an active person who skied, hiked and ran but had struggled with her weight for most of her life. And although she is a vegan, she admitted to eating too many calories and wanted to get help with her nutrition as well as the strength training and accountability.

Did I mention she is busy? And I mean BUSY! She is a top executive with a major company and works 12-to-14-hour days at her highly demanding job.

Despite the lack of free time, she did her best over the first 6 to 8 months of us working together to discover what nutrition strategies and regular workout schedule worked best for her. At about that point, that's when she started making major progress with her weight and body fat reduction. She was able to find habits and strategies that worked for her. 

Its been impressive to watch her attention and dedication to her nutrition plan. I can recall large family parties, vacations, company dinners and lavish restaurant dinners where she said no to the luscious, high-calorie foods available to her and stuck with her eating plan. Even on the company private jet, she asked the flight attendant to have healthy foods available that were on her plan. She was ultra-motivated and nothing was going to take her off course.

She has been just as dedicated to her workouts. She runs several times a week, hikes with her dogs, or skiis on weekends, lifts weights with me twice a week, attends a boot camp one evening and a Pilates yet another. When she spends weekends with her niece and nephew, she plays pickle ball. Some nights she doesn't get home until 9 pm from her workouts, yet she is dedicated to them knowing it helps maintain her weight. 

She tells me she would like to lose another 15 pounds and I know she will. I also am confident that she will then be able to maintain her weight loss because of the healthy lifestyle habits she has incorporated. And if you are struggling with your weight, let her be an inspiration to you.


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Progress Summary

54 pounds lost             

37.5 inches lost              

9.9% body fat lost          

Doubled upper body strength

Muscle gained! 


The Goals of A Weight Loss Fitness Plan

The goal of a weight loss fitness plan is to help individuals achieve a sustainable, gradual reduction in body weight while simultaneously promoting overall health and well-being. This is typically achieved through a combination of balanced nutrition, regular physical activity inlcuding cardiovascular exercise and strength training, and lifestyle modifications. The primary objectives of a weight loss fitness plan include:

Safe and Sustainable Weight Loss: Focusing on gradual weight loss (typically 1-2 pounds per week) to ensure that changes are sustainable and do not compromise overall health.

Preservation of Lean Muscle Mass: Emphasizing strength training and balanced nutrition to preserve lean muscle mass while targeting fat loss. This helps to maintain metabolic health and avoid the pitfalls of crash dieting.

Improved Metabolic Health: Addressing factors like blood sugar levels, cholesterol profiles, and blood pressure to support overall metabolic health and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

Enhanced Fitness and Endurance: Incorporating cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and flexibility exercises to improve overall fitness levels, endurance, and mobility.

Increased Energy and Vitality: Providing the body with the necessary nutrients and regular exercise to boost energy levels, improve mood, and enhance overall vitality.

Establishing Sustainable Habits: Teaching individuals how to make long-lasting, positive changes in their eating, exercise, and lifestyle habits that can be maintained for the long term.

Enhanced Body Composition: Focusing on achieving a healthy balance between lean muscle mass and body fat percentage, which contributes to a more toned, fit appearance.

Improved Mental Well-being: Recognizing the positive impact of exercise on mental health, reducing stress, anxiety, and improving overall mood and cognitive function.

Enhanced Quality of Life: Achieving a healthier body weight and improved fitness levels can lead to increased confidence, better mobility, and a higher overall quality of life.

Reduction of Health Risks: Lowering the risk of obesity-related health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancer, through weight loss and improved fitness.

It's important to note that a weight loss fitness plan should be personalized to an individual's specific needs, preferences, and any existing health conditions. Additionally, it should be undertaken with the guidance of a healthcare provider or qualified fitness professional to ensure safety and effectiveness.

Are you ready to say YES to a Healthier You with Sustainable Weight Loss?

I'm a Dietitian and Master Personal Trainer who educates and inspires people LIKE YOU to shape their eating, exercise and lifestyle habits through my specialized programs. 

If you're ready to take that step towards a happier, healthier you, contact me to apply for one of my programs.  I'm eager to celebrate your journey with you. 

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