Losing weight is never easy but if you’re determined anything is possible. Gcobisa proved to herself and others that even after years of bad eating habits, it was totally possible to take control of your life and change it for the better.
Here’s how this mom of two did it…
Occupation: Senior Programme Manager
Weight before: 136kg
Weight after: 73kg
Time taken to lose weight: 2 years
Secret weapon to weight loss: Healthy eating
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Once she became lighter, exercise started feeling easier. “I used to feel pain in my legs after exercising, but it’s gone now. I’m also more flexible,” she says. She dropped six dress sizes and seriously upped her fitness game: she’s run the full Soweto Marathon. The best part? Being the best version of herself. “I wanted to be able to climb the stairs without being out of breath, I didn’t want to suffer from chronic diseases like high blood pressure. The losing part was just the cherry on top,” she says. Hear, hear!