One man credits the keto diet teamed with exercise for helping him to shed a grand total of 92 lbs (almost seven stone) in just 150 days.
Jeremiah Peterson, 40, kick-started his remarkable weight loss journey back in 2017 after struggling to find the energy to keep up with his children.
“I looked myself in the mirror and thought about my family, my responsibilities and how I would be 40 in less than a year,” he explains on his website. “I knew I HAD to make some serious changes in my life. It was like a switch flipped inside of me.”
DON’T MAKE EXCUSES!!! WE ALL HAVE THE TIME FOR WHAT IS IMPORTANT. I get a lot of feedback about my fitness journey “you must spend all day in the gym” or “it must be nice to have that kind of time” or “what about work and family”. The truth is I run 2 businesses that I work at 7 days a week, I have 3 kids who all participate in multiple sports and programs and I still have a social life. It’s just my wife and I who run the businesses, no employees, our house is clean and no we don’t have a maid and our cars are running because I fix them. Beyond work and the gym I read books, I watch tv, I love cooking and my family and I go to church every Sunday and spend the rest of the day together. Trust me I understand busy. The difference is I don’t look at it as busy, I see it as being productive. I want to be productive. Believe me- If I can find the time and persistence to make these goals happen, so can you!
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He first started to gain weight in 2008 after finding it difficult to juggle family life with his first business. Peterson weighed 292 lbs (just over 20 stone) at his heaviest.
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Through exercise and the keto diet – a high-fat, low-carb eating plan – Peterson managed to shift the weight and now boasts an impressive six pack.
Fast-forward to 2019 and Peterson is known as ‘The Keto Fitness Coach’ with a goal to help others in a similar position change their lives for the better.
Most recently, the Montana-based father shared a before and after photograph to demonstrate his dramatic weight loss.
The truth of the matter is we are in a place of transformation. Transforming is nothing to be ashamed of. Because if we are not in a place of transition…Then we are standing still. Like our feet are plastered to a singular place.That place of standing still isn’t in quiet reflection either. It’s a place of suffocating internal madness.It’s a place where we feel stagnant and unimportant. If you have ever felt this or feel this know you aren’t alone. Also know YOU CAN make a change. IF NOT KNOW THEN WHEN? WHY NOT RIGHT NOW? Do not waste another day of your life wishing for something! Take your life into your own hands! My gosh! Life is too short to waste the opportunities right in front of your face right now!Quit wasting opportunities to make your life better!!! N o O pportunity W asted You have to change! If you don’t change the next 5 years of your life will likely be exactly like the last 5 years! YOU HAVE TO DO SOMETHING TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE! Make a choice to change something RIGHT NOW! You don’t like your body, make a change. Throw away the junk food. The fact that you are not happy has NOTHING to do with what you have or do not have. You are unhappy because your life doesn’t match the way you think it should be. You have an idea of what you and your life should be like… If I can do it, or someone else can do you YOU CAN TOO!!! Do something NOW that confirms in your head and your heart that you mean business! Quit lying to yourself. Quit short changing yourself. DO SOMETHING NOW!!!
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He captioned the image [sic], “Life is too short to waste the opportunities right in front of your face right now! Quit wasting opportunities to make your life better!!!”
WHAT IS YOUR WHY? I want to get into shape because I don’t have enough energy to be productive at work. I want to be productive at work because it’s important to provide for my family. I want to provide for my family because being a great parent is rewarding. I want to be an amazing parent because I believe it’s part of leading a good life. My family has and always will be my why. Finding your reason why is essential if you want to achieve success in life. If you don’t have a strong reason behind your actions you are less likely to get the results. Your why will pull you up when you feel like you don’t have the strength anymore. Your why will keep you fighting when everyone else thinks you are down for the count. Who are you fighting for? WHAT GETS YOU OUT OF BED IN THE MORNING AND WHAT KEEPS YOU UP AT NIGHT? WHAT EXCITES YOU? Is your purpose your family? Is it to prove the doubters wrong? Or is it to prove it to yourself that you can do it? Your purpose will always be what lights that fire in you. I WILL DO THIS. NO MATTER WHAT! MY FAMILY IS COUNTING ON ME!
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“If you don’t change the next 5 years of your life will likely be exactly like the last 5 years! YOU HAVE TO DO SOMETHING TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE!”