Seven Years ago, Christian could not have imagined that he would soon run a marathon or be seen by those around him as an ardent athlete. The path to becoming a healthier version of himself wasn’t always easy – but Christian succeeded and told us here how he reinvented himself.
“I feel so much better in my body now.”
I was a full babyAnd the And over the yearsAnd the I have continued to gain weight. In 2015, she stepped up the scale and reached 180kg. My son was four years old at the time. It was actually he who inspired me. I didn’t want him to be ashamed of me. In addition, I wanted to be Good an example.
“I lost my breath after only going up three steps.”
When I decided to lose weight, I started walking which gradually became longer and faster. So I finally started running. I loved this kind of exercise and Positive effect on my health Much I focused more and more on running and regularly set my goals higher:
“Getting in shape isn’t a goal – it’s an attitude.”
When I decided to lose weight, I started walking which gradually became longer and faster. So I finally started running. I really liked this type of exercise and Positive effect on my health I focused more and more on running and regularly set my goals higher:
- In 2016 I finally managed it Run 10 km in one go.
- One year later I was celebrating my first half marathon.
- With an ambitious training plan, I fulfilled another dream in September 2019: I ran BMW Berlin Marathon.
“Nothing changes until you change yourself. Then all of a sudden everything changes.”
A lot depends on your environment when you decide to lose weight. I was fortunate that my lifestyle change was enthusiastically welcomed. Maybe some people secretly thought I couldn’t really change. But I prove to these people that change is possible and worth the effort. Sport isn’t a necessary evil anymore – I love exercise and it’s contagious. Many of my friends and colleagues have also started running and coming to me for advice.
“A person can achieve great things if he believes in himself and does not give up!”
Running is my life. Today – after the loss 80 Kg around my waist I exercise every day and alternate between strength and endurance exercises. Guidelines and tips from blog posts along with workouts and training plans in adidas training app And the adidas app is running Help me stick with it and stay motivated.
Seeing and feeling progress in my daily life is an incredible feeling that I don’t want to give up. In the process, I also learned that you can’t just listen to your ambition. You are You also have to pay attention to your body. All my motivation and enthusiasm led me to it over injuryWhich forced me to skip a marathon planned for 2018. It was a small setback that taught me that Always listen to my body and never give up.
She lost her first 75kg between spring 2015 and summer 2016. After that, she stabilized until spring 2020. This was followed by a phase of weight gain to 125kg until just before Christmas 2020. A victim of the famous yo-yo effect, caused by stress-related fatigue. I gained another 20 kilos. I managed to get out of this hole by the spring of 2021, Dispose of not only 20 kg of 2020 but an additional 5 kg. I lost 80 kilos in total, bringing me to the magic number: 100 kilos.
Now I weigh 100 kg and feel healthier and more Confident. I never will I could manage it if I wasn’t persistent and disciplined.
If you are at the beginning of changing your life as I did, start slowlyAnd the And don’t get discouraged! “The miracle is not that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” The first step is always the hardest, but also the most important. Only those who dare to take that first step will reach the finish line.