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December 09, 2011

My Primal Transformation: Discovering the Art of Fit

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It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep coming in. Thank you for reading!

Hi, my name is Frank Sabia Jr.. My story starts out like most in that for my whole entire life I have struggled with my weight. I ate well as a child and never developed weight issues until my late teens when my eating outpaced my activity. From there it was a slow and steady increase in weight gain. Like a lot of people, I have a desk job and sit all day long. Sometimes my work requires me to put in long hours, frequently sitting for up to 16 hours a day in front of a computer. This only helped to make my problems worse. My sedentary job along with my eating put me on a path to poor health and uncontrollable weight gain.

At my worst, I exploded to a whopping 255 lbs and over 40% body fat with a waist at 44 inches. The shocking thing about this time in my life is that I still worked out 3 times a week yet saw no change.

My diet was a SAD (Standard American Diet) one which was typically high carb, low fat, moderate protein, filled with fast food and processed foods. I felt depressed and ashamed of how bad I allowed myself to become in terms of health. I had trouble breathing, aching joints, acid reflux, high blood pressure and was constantly tired just to name a few health issues. I was morbidly obese and knew I had to do something about it.

That all changed the day I stumbled upon Mark Sisson’s Mark’s Daily Apple. I had decided to commit myself in not only exercise but also diet. Having to travel frequently for my job I decided to do an at home exercise program that would incorporate body weight movements for both strength training and cardio fitness. During this time I slowly transitioned from my SAD diet to a full Primal Blueprint diet removing all grains, gluten, legumes and dairy. For the first time in my life I was eating whole unprocessed foods and was no longer afraid of fat. This is when I not only started feeling better but looking better. Over a 13 week period I managed to lose 43 lbs of fat, going from a little over 30% body fat to 12%.

Not satisfied with my results, I decided to see how far I could get with this new Primal way of life. I decided to use weights for the first time and mixed in some IF (Intermittent Fasting). Still keeping to a strict Primal Blueprint diet, I was able to enjoy foods I thought were previously unhealthy like bacon, butter and eggs. For the first time I tried coconut and loved it. I became a master Primal chef creating things like gluten free Mexican buffalo pizza. Never having cooked for myself before, I quickly become a whiz in the kitchen converting all my mom’s home cooked meals and recipes to Primal friendly versions.

All my illnesses quickly disappeared, the high blood pressure went from stage 1 hypertension to that of an athlete level. Gone was the depression, acid reflux, joint pain, energy crashes, and mood swings. I pushed myself to limits I never imagined possible. I now weigh 167 lbs with a 29 inch waist at 8% body fat while packing on extra muscle in the process. This all took place in a 6 month period. My final numbers were shocking to my doctors and loved ones, 48 lbs of fat lost, 4 lbs of muscle gained, from 30% to 8% body fat and all improved markers of health. My health and fitness-age, previously tested by a sports physician, went from one of a 42 yr old to that of a 28 yr old.

Over a short 6 month period, with the help of Mark’s Daily Apple and the Primal Blueprint, I finally discovered the art of fit.

I continue on my path to Primal living having completed my first race, through the mud! Grok would be proud!

Thanks for your help, support and continued inspiration.

Yours truly,

Frank Sabia Jr.

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Jim Arkus
4 years 9 months ago

Wow. This has to be one of the most dramatic success stories that’s been posted. And he looks a lot lower than 8% bodyfat. Amazing. Congratulations, dude.

Abel James
4 years 9 months ago

Holy smokes, Frank – your story is one of the most incredible I’ve seen. I’d agree with Jim about your having even lower bodyfat; you’ve got some serious bodybuilder-esque vascularity! Well done!

Alex
Alex
4 years 9 months ago

Ditto. I think you’re well under 8%. Closer to 4-5%. Very impressive. I was definitely not expecting THAT after picture.

Art
Art
4 years 9 months ago

When I saw the transformation picture, a loud “Whoa!” came out of my mouth. 🙂 I definitely agree.. kudos to anyone who transforms themselves, but this is definitely one of the most dramatic transformations I’ve read. And in only 6 months!

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toaster for sale
4 years 9 months ago

@ Art

That was my reaction also, and I’ve been reading these success stories for a while.

Ellie
Ellie
4 years 9 months ago

I completely agree! Frank- your story is absolutely amazing, I did not even think it was possible to have a such a huge transformation in only 6 months! I was shocked when I saw the after picture!

Kylie Ryan
4 years 6 months ago

I did an out loud ‘whoah’ too! awesome work Frank.

Frank
4 years 8 months ago

Hey guys thanks again! Just to update. I finally got my blog site up off the ground as long as a transformation video!
Please check it out and let me know what you think!

www .ArtofFit .com

arthur
4 years 9 months ago

amazing¡¡¡¡¡ really congratulation,I will go for 8% bodyfat yeeeeeesssss.

Frank Sabia
4 years 9 months ago
Thanks everyone! It was scary to put my results out there like that. Not sure what kind of reaction I would get. I believe in this style of eating so much I finally had to just go for it. Its truely been a total life changer and introduced me to so many new things like IF. Its opened my world to all new foods and taught me how to cook. This is all in addition to all the symptoms of disease that I had literally disappeared. I just hope to inspire others to be brave and take bake there lives… Read more »
Abel James
4 years 9 months ago

Frank, we’re so glad you put your story out there. It takes guts, but it will inspire many.

As for the caliper measurements – at some point the hard numbers don’t matter… I think you’re at that point!!

Frank
4 years 9 months ago
Thanks Abel. I tried not to get caught up in the numbers. I didn’t want some kind of flame war about not really being that % of bodyfat. I was just happy to reduce my health and fitness age from a 42yr old down to a 28yr old. Not to mention getting rid of a life long battle with high blood pressure. I’m just trying to focus now on maintaining my health and fitness and trying to make it as effortless as possible and its going really well. Thanks for such positive feedback on my results. It inspires and motivates… Read more »
tom jentink
tom jentink
4 years 9 months ago

We got bodyfat measurements via a Bodpod at a local university. They’re supposedly a very consistent method and more accurate than calipers, while less accurate than a dunk tank. But it takes seconds without the numerous dunkings!

Frank
4 years 9 months ago

Thanks I really appreciate the reaction to my story. Ever since my transformation I have so many friends and co workers now ask me how I can get lean and ripped eating so much food. I’ve been able to have quite a few go primal/paleo. Its been such a fun ride I hope it continues. The primal/paleo community is such a great one I hope I can contribute in some way. Thanks guys!!

George
George
4 years 9 months ago

Primal or P90X?

George
George
4 years 9 months ago

Primal or P90X? Which one?

Frank
4 years 9 months ago

Hehe…a little bit of both!

Shema
Shema
4 years 9 months ago

That. Is. INSANE! Wow! I’m honestly just – speechless!!!

Alison Golden
4 years 9 months ago

Holy cow! I practically fell of my chair. What a transformation! Congratulations. You truly are an inspiration.

Crunchy Pickle
4 years 9 months ago

Me too! Stunning!!

Kathleen
4 years 9 months ago

hahaha I had the same reaction!!! This is amazing! I LOVE Fridays at MDA!

homehandymum
homehandymum
4 years 9 months ago

Exactly my reaction! “Holy Cow!”

Incredible.

AustinGirl
AustinGirl
4 years 9 months ago

Ditto! WOW!! That looks like two different people!! Way to go, man!

Dianne
Dianne
4 years 9 months ago

When I got to the pictures, I gave out such a yelp that my husband came running!!!!!

Mike
Mike
4 years 9 months ago

Wow amazing!! I have to figure that the muscle must have been under there all the time waiting to be revealed!!

Shema
Shema
4 years 9 months ago

Frank – what I want to know is HOW did you achieve that level of DEFINITION?! I’ve managed to lean out pretty well on Primal but would love to achieve the magnitude of change that you’ve accomplished. It’s really, really incredible!

David
David
4 years 9 months ago

I second that. HOW!?!?!

When you IF do you do 24 hr fasts or not so much. Please do tell, we all wanna know!!

Frank Sabia
4 years 9 months ago
Hey there! Wow…thanks everybody for the kind words. Im currently on the other side of the globe for a job and woke up with my inbox flooded and saw this. Glad I could be an inspiration to everyone. It was a hard journey but well worth it! Ok now to some IF stuff. My main IF protocol is LeanGains where I fast 14-16 hrs and train in a fasted state with only amino acids pre workout. So I have a feeding window of about 8 hrs in which I eat two massive meals. These meals are over 1,000 calories each.… Read more »
Shema
Shema
4 years 9 months ago

OMG WOW, thank you for responding, I feel like I’m conversing with a celebrity! To say you’re an inspiration is a gross understatement!!!

So you eat 2 meals ever day and fast 16 hours? Is that your routine every day?

Do you mind sharing a snapshot of what you eat in those massive meals???

Thank you again for sharing your story! And I second the suggestions for you to start a blog/write a book!

Tony
Tony
4 years 9 months ago

Frank, Absolutely amazing. You must tell all how it was done and in detail for us who need picture painting details. I have been Primal for a year and a half and I have lost 20lbs, and thats it! I have lots more to go but im hitting a real plateau. So some real inspiration like this may help.
Carry on and all the best for xmas and the new year

Stacy
Stacy
4 years 9 months ago

Hi Frank! Awesome success! I’m curious of your IF. What amino acids do you use for you pre workout? Do you IF everyday? Thank you for your time! been doing paleo but having little results and need some guidance.

Frank
4 years 8 months ago

He Shema…thanks for the remaks. Just to update you. I finally finished my website and have a Transformation Video up there as well. I hope to get others shredded like me for 2012!

www. ArtofFit .com

taratootie
taratootie
4 years 9 months ago

I third this! Congrats on your new health, amazing job outside and inside!

Frank Sabia
4 years 9 months ago
@ Shema Yes thats correct! I eat two massive meals both over 1,000 calories from approx 2/3pm till 10/11 pm at nite. If I get a little hungry in the AM before I train I have a double shot of espresso with some coconut milk in there. I try to keep that low cal as to not break my fast. I train at lunch fasted with only amino acids pre workout. Then smash 50% or more of my daily calories in that epic post workout meal which is primarly protein and carbs. Carbs come as sweet potato and berries. I… Read more »
Frank
4 years 9 months ago
@ Stacy Thanks for the kind words. Yes I do IF everyday. I actually would like to take Sundays off and eat when I wake up but I usually sleep in and end up eating after lunch time anyways. IF has enabled me to get alot of work done. I don’t have to constantly worry about eating every 2-3hrs and prepping meals all day. I just have 2 massive meals that fill me all day long. I rarely ever snack. The aminos I take are called Scivation Xtend. I take one scoop an hour before the workout and another during… Read more »
Joe
Joe
4 years 9 months ago

Wow great story. You made an unbelievable transformation. Congrats.

chuck
chuck
4 years 9 months ago

it is time to interview the doctors of these success stories. i would like to hear their reactions.

Dave, RN
4 years 9 months ago

Typical response:

“Well, keep on doing what you’re doing. Next patient please”.

becky
becky
4 years 9 months ago

lol!

American Doctor
American Doctor
4 years 9 months ago

More like, “Well, I don’t believe cutting carbs out is healthy for you.. but it seems to be working. Just try to get some whole grains in there, they’ll do you good, trust me. Trust me.”

Island Girl
Island Girl
4 years 9 months ago

“Trust me.” Ha, good one.

Daniel
Daniel
4 years 9 months ago

ROFL!! 🙂

Frank
4 years 9 months ago

Actually my doctors response was quite funny. He pulled me aside, with no one around and asked me exactly I did and could I help him as he was struggling to lose some weight! PRICELESS!!

Getting There
Getting There
4 years 9 months ago

If you can get one doctor to learn something his/her peers would never even open their minds to, you will have done heathcare a huge benefit.

Congratulations! You are really inspiring. I shared your story on fb. And so sexy too, I bet the girls are not leaving you alone..do you still sit in front of the computer for hours?

Sara
Sara
4 years 9 months ago

That is awesome!!!

Kristie
Kristie
4 years 9 months ago

WOW!!!! Very inspiring!!!! You should be proud!!

Becca
4 years 9 months ago

DANG! What a transformation, you look amazing. Congrats on your success!

Oh and that Primal Mexican Buffalo Pizza sounds delicious!

Frank Sabia
4 years 9 months ago

Thanks!

The Mexican Buffalo Pizza is amazing. I think Mark published it in his latest e-book for his 21 Day Transformation. Its Primal as the crust is made from cheese but its the best pizza Ive ever eaten!

2 slices fill me up unlike the gluten filled regular pizza I used to eat…I used to be able to smash a whole large pizza…and it showed!

tokyogrok
tokyogrok
4 years 9 months ago

Frank,

Great story! Say, I’ve been looking all over for this Primal Mexican Buffalo Pizza and can’t find the recipie on this site, or in any of my primal cookbooks (I have all of Mark’s). Can you tell me where to find the recipie?

Frank
4 years 9 months ago

Ill have to post it online but the crust recipe I stole from some other paleo/primal site. The rest I made up myself as I love mexican food and I love buffalo meat!!

Lisa
Lisa
4 years 9 months ago

Can I write what I said when I scrolled down?

Holy sh*#!

Brooke
Brooke
4 years 9 months ago

Exactly my reaction. What an amazing transformation!! Best I’ve seen. Frank- All that in 6 months? I’ve never felt so compelled to share a success story, but yours will be sent to all those that have questioned my efforts. I’m so happy for you!! Congratulations doesn’t even cover it!

BG
BG
4 years 9 months ago

I said the same thing when I saw the back picture!

Jess M.
Jess M.
4 years 9 months ago

That’s EXACTLY what I said! Was not expecting that kind of after pic! Way to go…you are an inspiration 😀

Lindsey
Lindsey
4 years 9 months ago

I never comment on these, because everyone else usually has it covered, but… HOLY CRAP. You look incredible!

Susan Slattery
4 years 9 months ago

Wow. If that doesn’t make readers rethink their cheese doodles I don’t know what will!

Chase
Chase
4 years 9 months ago

Frank, your story and photos are truly amazing and inspirational. Still trying to get my jaw off the ground! Your story was just what I needed because as the days have gotten shorter, the weather colder, and the primal food choices sparce (holiday parties, ugh!), my motivation has been slipping lately. Congrats on your incredible progress man. Grok on brother!

Frank
4 years 9 months ago

Thanks Chase. Glad I was able to help and inspire. Just stay the course because it does work. I just did a whole primal/paleo Thanksgiving and I plan the same for Xmas. The holidays don’t have to derail your progress and goals.

HillsideGina
4 years 9 months ago

Wow, you sure did reprogram those genes! Congratulations Frank. Yes, please post what your workout regimen is, I want some of those abs!

jakey
jakey
4 years 9 months ago

that’s is f-ing crazy. go you!

Christopher Sturdy
4 years 9 months ago

Unbelievable! Way to go!

Ellen
Ellen
4 years 9 months ago

Inspiring! You look fantastic!

Erin
Erin
4 years 9 months ago

WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAT?!

Kim
Kim
4 years 9 months ago

I KNOW!!!!!

Chris
Chris
4 years 9 months ago

RIGHT?!

Darcy
4 years 9 months ago

That’s just the kind of motivation I need after seeing the results of my slow slide back into Korg practices.

Thanks

Kaylee99
4 years 9 months ago

I know exactly what you mean! I’ve been slacking lately and really feel it, then I see what this amazing guy did in only 6 months. It reminds me of just what this way of life can do if you are honest about your eating habits and stay on track.

Congrats Frank!!!

Frank
4 years 9 months ago

Thanks Kaylee! Appreciate it. Glad my story was able to help and inspire you. I know the end of the year people like to make new starts for the new year. If I could help that in anyway then I’m very happy for that. Just stay the course, believe and be steadfast because it does work. Let me know if I can help at all.

WAR
WAR
4 years 9 months ago

Amazing, the definition you’ve obtained in your muscles is nothing short of beautiful!! Congratulations!!

Maureen
Maureen
4 years 9 months ago

OH man I need these posts. I’m on week two and I have a feeling rapid amazing weight loss is not in my future. My goal is to be one of these amazing success stories by next October. Y’all just wait. You’ll hear from me I swear it!

Sara
Sara
4 years 9 months ago

Looking forward to it!

Alison Golden
4 years 9 months ago

Yes, indeed. Great goal. Good luck. Looking forward to it already. 🙂

Bruno
Bruno
4 years 9 months ago

You’ll do it, (wo)man! Just be true to yourself. A smart human doesn’t eat poison. I’m excited to read your story. 🙂

Lukas Andersen
4 years 9 months ago

Keep going! You’ll find momentum as you stick with it. Fat comes off slowly at first but then starts dripping off the longer you stay with it.

Rahsaan
Rahsaan
4 years 9 months ago

You go, boy! This is by the far the best story I’ve seen here to date!

Frank
4 years 9 months ago

Hi Rahsaan! Thanks so much. Im honored to be the best story you’ve seen to date : )

Sara
Sara
4 years 9 months ago

Oh my gosh! You look amazing!

I cannot believe your transformation took only 6 months – that’s crazy!

Great job sticking with it. I’m happy for you!

Paul Alexander
4 years 9 months ago

Cool transformation, congratulations!

Justin
4 years 9 months ago

Wow what a story. Thanks for sharing. In most before and after stories I don’t see the 2nd picture as being something that’s all that impressive.

Dude you’re ripped. Great job!

Primal Toad
4 years 9 months ago

This is crazy ridiculous in an AWESOME way! You really transformed like that in 6 months?

Damn dude! You are a massive inspiration – teach the rest of the world! Start a blog! For real!

Frank Sabia
4 years 9 months ago

Hey man thanks! Appreciate it. Sometimes its hard to see how far Ive come in a short time being I see myself in the mirror every day. So its great to hear such positive feedback like this.

I hope to start some kind of blog to help motivate and inspire people and keep them on there paleo/primal path. Its truely been a life changer. I really love the paleo/primal community and hope to help out and give back in any way I can!

Primal Toad
4 years 9 months ago

You need to start a blog as soon as you can. You’ll get lots of traffic right away and I’ll do anything I can to help you out my friend!

email… todd @ primal toad . com

Frank Sabia
4 years 9 months ago

Thanks man…I follow your site and am a subscriber!!

cate
cate
4 years 9 months ago

*drooooool*

Alyssa
Alyssa
4 years 9 months ago

Lol for real!!! Congrats 🙂

Matthew Muller
Matthew Muller
4 years 9 months ago

I can’t help but think of Danny Devito as before and Arnold Schwartenegger as after from their role in Twins.

Grokitmus Primal
4 years 9 months ago

I’ve read many success stories and had some success but that is pretty freaking amazing. The pictures are worth thousands words!

Trifith
Trifith
4 years 9 months ago

Holy crap.

I want that success.

Carlo Coles
Carlo Coles
4 years 9 months ago

now that’s what I am talking about!!!

Milla
4 years 9 months ago

Talk about LGN!!!

Jessica
4 years 9 months ago

O. M. G. I can’t stop looking at your before and after. You don’t look like the same person! What an amazing transformation. Way to go! Clearly you are on top of the world, looking great and feeling great. That’s just awesome. Thanks for sharing.

Frank
4 years 9 months ago

Thanks Jessica. Its weird to look at myself. I almost don’t recognize myself anymore. I do look like a different person for sure, but I wouldn’t want to go back to the old unhealthy version of myself for sure. Ive uploaded a few more pics online if your interested in see any other afters.

Daniel
Daniel
4 years 9 months ago

Hey Frank… did you do P90X as excercise rutine? By the way, congratulations on your perseverance!! 🙂

Frank
4 years 9 months ago

Hey Daniel..thanks for the kind remarks!
Yes, you are correct. The reason I made that choice was mainly due to the fact that my job required me to travel overseas and I wouldn’t always have access to gyms or personal trainers. I needed something portable I could do anywhere with limited equipment. I followed the program as it was laid out my first 90 days, then modified it during my LeanGains phase.

IcarianVX
IcarianVX
4 years 9 months ago

Well apparently I am doing something wrong. LOL.
Great job dude.

andy
andy
4 years 9 months ago

Awesome I still have a long ways to go way to modivate me thanks for sharing

Sarah
Sarah
4 years 9 months ago

I’ll ditto some of the above comments and say I’d definitely be interested in a more detailed account of your transformation. You look great!

Caleigh
Caleigh
4 years 9 months ago

Holy Smokes! That definitely perked me up! Strict primal eating has been a massive challenge these past few months, but this is completely inspirational! Great transformation!

Griffin
Griffin
4 years 9 months ago

To quote Kang and Kronos from the Simpsons:

“HOLY FIRKENSHNIT”

Unamused Mouse
4 years 9 months ago

HOLY SHIZ!!! My jaw dropped when I saw how ripped he is in the current photo. WOW!!

cTo
4 years 9 months ago

My response when I scrolled down to the before and after pictures:

“SHUT THE EFF UP!!”

Damn but I wish girls could get so outstandingly ripped so easily ;p ;D

tcb
tcb
4 years 9 months ago

The transformation is ridiculous and the fact that it was done is six months is mind boggling. You’ve got it dialed in for sure… great work!

Frank
4 years 9 months ago

Dialed in is the key phrase there. I think one key for me was not being afraid to fail. I am constantly experimenting with different foods, supplements and workout routines to see what my body reacts to. I would say I definitely have a personalized primal plan and encourage everyone to experiment. Don’t fear the word fail, as its a great way to learn what doesn’t work.

tcseacliff
tcseacliff
4 years 9 months ago

that is what I named my progress up til now , the FAIL routine! I am going bacj=kwards, congrats!

Arty
Arty
4 years 9 months ago

wow, i hadnt even read any of th words yet and jumped straight to the pics…

uhmm, HOLY SH!#?

Grats dude, you look awesome.

Anne
4 years 9 months ago

6 months??? That’s incredible. Way to go, Frank!

Jordan
Jordan
4 years 9 months ago

OMG. Congrats. That is amazing. Thanks for sharing!

Grog22
Grog22
4 years 9 months ago

Wow…you know I was reading and scrolling through the first pics I was expecting to see a leaned out, fit guy with a healthy average physique…maybe some definition and muscularity…and that would have been impressive!! But when I reached you’re after picture I almost sh%t myself. That is crazy. You are a Primal God, my friend. Grok salutes you!!

Frank
4 years 9 months ago

Thanks Grog! Great to hear such reactions to my transformation. Glad you liked it. Funny reaction indeed!

Brent
Brent
4 years 9 months ago

Whilst the ripped (or even significantly toned) bodies in the success stories looks great, it’s the smile on the faces of the success stories that does it for me. Look at the difference in how happy they are – all of them. That’s the real success to me.

Aileen
Aileen
4 years 9 months ago

I totally agree! I enjoy the stories and like looking at the before and after pictures, but I love seeing how absolutely happy and healthy people have become from their primal experience. That’s what really makes them successful =)

Spincycle
Spincycle
4 years 9 months ago

Good point. Those smiles are what really count. (Don’t mind staring at the awesome body though!)

Onge
Onge
4 years 9 months ago

FFS that’s massively impressive.

Holy cat’s as robb would say.

Frank
4 years 9 months ago

Thanks Onge…Holy Cats INDEED! I’m a huge fan of Robb’s work and his book and podcasts were definitely key to my results. Mad respect for him and everything he does.

Jason Sandeman
4 years 9 months ago

Holy Crap! I LOOK like the before picture now. I can’t see it taking 6 months to get me to where you are now…
One thing I was thinking is that since you were already working out 3 days a week, it was like your real body wanted to come out. I am guessing that is why you got such great results so fast. In essence, you found that sweet spot that Mark talks about in his book. Congrats man! You are an inspiration!

Frank Sabia
4 years 9 months ago

Yeah I worked out 3 times a week with a personal trainer but never saw results. He kept yelling at me to go stricter on my diet. I actually had a worse diet when I worked out then because I thought …hey..Im working out hard here so I can be a little lax in my diet. It wasnt until I changed my diet that I finally saw the results I have now!

Island Girl
Island Girl
4 years 9 months ago

It’s like Mark says, it’s 80% diet and 20% exercise. If you don’t have the diet dialed in you’re just rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic.

Miguel
Miguel
4 years 9 months ago

How tall are you Frank?

Frank Sabia
4 years 9 months ago

Im just about 6 feet tall.

pmpincali
pmpincali
4 years 9 months ago

Kudos for your fearless “before” pics. Usually these stories are filled with waay too much detail, but in this case I’d love a little more: how often and how do you exercise? How often and duration of IF?
Thanks for an incredible post.

Frank
4 years 9 months ago
Thanks pmpincali. Looking back on my before photos, I literally can’t believe that’s what I looked like. I also can’t believe friends of family didn’t say something about how big I became. I hope I can be held more accountable now by this great community so I can stay on my current path. During the first 3 months of my transformation I exercised 6 days a week and then during the last 3 months I cut that back to 4 or 5 times a week. I got smarter about working out and learned some valuable lessons the first 3 months.… Read more »
David
David
4 years 9 months ago

Quote: “One of the main reason was a compressed eating window allowed me massive meals that kept me full the rest of the day. I would have people always comment at work how could I eat such big meals and actually get lean!

Maybe that’s what I’ve been missing…guess I’ll try the big feed window along with IF. Been really strict with diet (Paleo) for 3 years and not much changed.

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