Archive | 2013

How Sarah lost 160lbs, overcame yo-yo dieting and ran the Chicago Marathon!

This post comes from Sarah who lost 160 pounds!  While Sarah is not a member of our Chicago location, we at Downsize are leading the charge against obesity and empowering Americans to make healthier choices and feel better.  If you would like to share your weight loss transformation, please email kishan@downsizefitness.com to be featured on […]

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A friend will tell you what you need to hear: Initial Collision with Truth

There’s a major difference between the truth and the realization of the truth. Whether the subject is the millions who lack adequate nutrition daily or habits that produce consequences beyond our control, it applies. Even though I knew the 32 oz sugar-sweetened soft drinks I relied on daily to wake me up en route to […]

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How Downsize Fitness’ CEO lost 200 lbs and how to fight childhood obesity this summer!

This post originally appeared in the Huffington Post and serves as the reason why Kishan joined Downsize Fitness as CEO. How I Gained It: Growing up, my family had a lifestyle like that of millions of other Americans across the country. The kids sit through school and free time is spent studying or in front of […]

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NYC Customer Testimonial

Always thrilled to get positive feedback on our group fitness classes! See one member’s testimonial’s here: Click here, see text below So I joined Downsize Fitness NY and work with a trainer named Julie. She is AWESOME! She pushes me, but understands when my body will not allow me to go any further. She does […]

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Make this summer the best one yet.

Growing up, I remember the excitement of each June, when I envisioned the upcoming summer vacation to be that special one when I would finally change my life. Being a 200-pound 12-year-old is not easy.  It wasn’t my body that weighed me down; it was the helplessness and frustration of my family and friends.  My […]

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Nicole is a former Olympian, survivor of Hurricane Katrina, lost 80+lbs, and is now a trainer at Downsize Fitness!

Being born and raised in New Orleans, LA, my life was centered around love, life, and food.  Food was often the center of any family event, happy or sad.  It was through these experiences that my love for food was built. From an early age, I took pride in my athletic prowess, and was often rewarded the […]

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Why We Need Exercise

Can you lose weight through proper nutrition alone? Yes. But you diet would have to be very clean with relatively no room for error. How long do you think you could keep that up? A few weeks? A few months? Can you lose weight through exercise alone? Um, no, not really, and definitely not once […]

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Meet our NYC trainer, Julie, who lost 75 lbs!

I was always that kid who was constantly battling that 20-30 pounds. I continued the battle into college, where it became that 30-40 pounds. I learned how to cook healthy meals from an Italian friend, but simply ate too much of it. She also dragged me to step aerobics classes, but I never went with […]

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Meet Krisanne, Downsize Dallas Trainer who lost over 140 lbs!

  Weight has been a struggle my entire life. I have been on several diets throughout the years and was a diet-pill junkie. I would lose 20 pounds and gain 25 back. I tried exercise programs at home and joined several gyms, but the struggle continued. After the birth of my twins in January 2011 […]

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Six ways to avoid or move past a weight loss plateau

Our awesome Dallas GM, Michael Stout, shares his tips on how to break the cycle! 1. Have Patience First thing to do is recognize how much time and effort you have put in so far to achieve the goals that have brought you to where you are today.  Remember that the journey of weight loss does not occur overnight. […]

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