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How Sergeant Nick Ferrara Lost 96 Pounds. 
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by / on June 2, 2014 at 7:42 am / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Success Stories, Weight Loss

Amazing Weight Loss: How Sergeant Nick Ferrara Lost 96 Pounds

Nick Ferrara, 38, Police Sergeant, High Springs, Florida Tell us about your “before” in your before pic. I was 20 years old in this picture. I was probably anywhere between 260-280 pounds and had never set foot in a gym. What convinced you to start losing weight? I would have to say it was the day I stepped on the […]

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How to Deal with Backlash from Friends Who Don’t Support Your Weight Loss
by / on May 28, 2014 at 7:01 am / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Ask Fitz Q & A, Weight Loss

How to Deal with Backlash from Friends Who Don’t Support Your Weight Loss

You thought your amazing weight loss success would bring you nothing but kudos. Now you’re shocked to be experiencing negative backlash from folks who don’t like what you’ve accomplished. I hear it all the time and I’ve experienced it myself.  Stemming from genuine concern or bitter jealousy, sometimes it’s just extremely difficult for some people to cope with their overweight […]

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Elizabeth McKay: Before and After
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by / on May 27, 2014 at 7:12 am / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Success Stories, Weight Loss

How Elizabeth McKay Lost 110 Pounds and Became an Ultra-Marathon Runner

Elizabeth Ascencio-McKay, RN, 53, Southern California How much weight have you lost? 110 pounds! Originally between April, 2006 and February, 2007 What were you like during the time your “before picture” was taken? Not too different personality-wise, but physically … I was a  wreck! I was short of breath with ANY activity, uncomfortable in my clothes, and I refused to […]

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Hey You! Stop Trying to Please Anyone But Yourself
by / on May 20, 2014 at 3:55 pm / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Ask Fitz Q & A

Hey You! Stop Trying to Please Anyone But Yourself

I hate to break it to you, but you’ll never please everyone. I can’t, nor do I care to. This doesn’t mean I’m not consistently trying to do better and be better … I just do those things because I choose to, not because I give a rat’s ass about what others think of me. I know that sounds crass, […]

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Why Losing Weight is Hard
by / on May 5, 2014 at 1:23 pm / in Ask Fitz Q & A, Weight Loss, Workouts

Why Losing Weight is Hard

I’m frequently asked why losing weight is so hard. The answer is simple, it probably won’t sound super sweet, but my job is to give you honest advice with a dose of reality. I’d like to start answering this question by pointing out that gaining weight was probably a lot of fun and required zero effort at all.

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How John Dziak Lost 52 Pounds
by / on May 1, 2014 at 9:07 am / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Success Stories, Weight Loss

How John Dziak Lost 52 Pounds

John Dziak, 36, Commercial Insurance Agent / Disney Iphone App Developer, Albuquerque, NM What was your highest weight? 230 How much have you lost? 52 Pounds Present weight? 178 How long did it take you to lose it? 1 ½ Years What inspired your weight loss efforts? My wife was preparing a photo book to give to our family and […]

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Super Dumb Stuff People Trying to Lose Weight Say
by / on April 28, 2014 at 10:05 pm / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Ask Fitz Q & A, Weight Loss

Super Dumb Stuff People Trying to Lose Weight Say

“I’m going to start exercising after I lose weight”. No, goofball. Start moving TODAY! This is like waiting to sleep until you start dreaming. You can’t have a hard/lean body, strength, resilience, endurance or a powerful heart/lung combo without exercise. Eat right and exercise today and every “today”, and your weight will eventually cease to be an issue.   “I […]

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How Michele Elbertson Lost 244 Pounds
by / on April 28, 2014 at 4:47 pm / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness, Success Stories, Weight Loss

How Michele Elbertson Lost 244 Pounds

Michele Elbertson, 27, Special Needs Preschool Teacher, New Jersey What was your highest weight? My highest weight was in 2010; I weighed 427 pounds and wore a size 32 clothing. How much have you lost? 244 pounds. Present weight: 183 pounds and still losing! How long did it take you to lose it? I began my weight loss journey on […]

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Healthy Steps to Make Living with Diabetes Easier
by / on April 24, 2014 at 10:51 am / in Achieving Ultimate Fitzness

Healthy Steps to Make Living with Diabetes Easier

Diabetes is hard enough to deal with without enduring the difficult side-effects due to unhealthy lifestyle choices. Take some of these easy-to-implement steps to improve your health and day to day life. This is a presentation of The Diabetes Institute at UF Health and Fitz Koehler, M.S.E.S.S. of Fitzness.com

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by / on March 25, 2014 at 3:09 pm / in Celebrity

Christina Applegate Talks Marriage, Motherhood, and the 15 Extra Pounds She’d Like to Lose

Christina Applegate has remained in the spotlight since her years as a teen star. Now a mother who faces many of the same struggles as any woman, Christina recently opened up to Wonderwall for an interview. On the latest milestone with her daughter, Sadie: “If tantrums are a milestone, then yes, we are knee-deep in that [milestone] right now. It’s […]

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