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Monday, December 24, 2012

Interview with fat loss winner: John Rizzo

Last Thursday we announce the winners of our 4th annual 21 Day Fat Loss Challenge. As we pointed out, it was our best year ever doing this challenge.

Out of all the 50 contestants one stood apart from the crowd: John Rizzo, our 2012, 21 Day Fat Loss Challenge.

I was fortunate to sit down with John, ask him a few questions and get a few pictures of him (even though he seems camera shy)... just kidding!

Here is his story:

Me: John, what made you start coming to Fitlorenzo Training Center?
John: My wife Julie had been working out with you and I noticed changes in her. After being a sloth for 2 years and turning 41, I decided to get back in shape. It is a lot easier to perform my job as a firefighter when you are in shape.

Me: What type of challenges have you overcome before in your life or while trying to fit exercise into your daily lifestyle?
John: Challenges overcame before in life are running and completing 3 marathons including the Goofy challenge " a half one day and a full marathon the next".
While trying to fit exercise in well, It is easier to just sit there and do nothing, or sleep in instead of exercising but you do need to schedule it and make it a part of daily routine so it just feels natural. I actually look forward to the workouts now.

Me: What have you accomplished since you started training?
John: I have lost almost 20 lbs and 3% body fat. I can fit into my clothes and feel good about myself. Job is a lot easier now.

Me: What are your future goals?
John: Try to get down in weight more and it sounds crazy but maybe have some abs showing for a cruise in March. lol

Me: How do your friends and family react to your changes?
John: The fire service always busting stones whether you are overweight or trying to lose weight. Usually the first question is, Are you sick? Then they start asking how you doing it and want to know everything. So that is positive.
Family real supportive and just say that you are looking good. Have not seen brother since summer and will see him over Christmas holidays so that should be fun to see his reaction.

Me: Looking back, how do you feel now?
John: I feel great now from when I started, not as tired and have lot more energy and look forward to the workouts.
After Picture

John was kind enough to share some of his before and after pictures.

Before Picture

Once again congrats to John Rizzo for his dedication and commitment to exercising and better lifestyle.

If just like John and all other participants from our 21 Day Fat Challenge you wish to find out how YOU to can get in the best shape of your life and shed unwanted bodyfat... CALL OR E-MAIL us for more information.

2013 is just around the corner, let's start the year like champions!


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