Nishha lost 18 pounds

Transformation of the Day: Nishha lost 18 pounds after giving birth. This mother of two feared she would not be able get the fat off post-pregnancy. She changed her eating habits, did HIIT cardio, and learned how to enjoy the process.

Nishha before and after

What was your motivation?
My son was my motivation. This before photo was taken while I was pregnant with my 2nd child. While is was pregnant, I gained 34+ pounds and it was all on my stomach. My stomach was huge. I feared I would not be able to get the fat off.

What inspired you to keep going when you wanted to give up?
My health. I am a colostomy survivor and knew that if I didn’t change, I could possibly have a setback.

How did you change your eating habits?
I started with things I loved to eat, like fruit and salmon. Then I moved on to drinking fresh smoothies. (homemade, of course)

What foods did you stop or start eating
I stopped eating Oreos and over-processed sweets. I ate less bread and wheat products.

What did your workout routine consist of?
HIIT cardio

How often did you workout?
I started out working out 2 to 3 times a week. Then, I boosted my workouts up to 3 to 4 days a week after eight months of consistency.

What was your starting weight? What is your current weight?
I weighed 168 pounds while pregnant. After I gave birth, I weighed 156 pounds. My current weight is 138 pounds.

What is your height?
5’2″

When did you start your journey? How long did your transformation take?
Two years ago. It took five months to get the extra fat off.

What is the biggest lesson you’ve learned?
Enjoy the process, and stay consistent.

What advice do you have for women who want to lose weight?
You may think you are doing something or everything wrong, but you are not. Just keep going, and the results will come.

Instagram: @nishha_curves

Nishha before and after

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