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Kevin’s Fat to Fit at 50

Posted by on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 @ 3:58 pm | Leave a reply

We’re going to be following our friend Kevin Jones for a while. Kevin’s amazing transformation began after attending a Newton Natural Running Form Clinic, Kevin’s quest to retake control of his life began.

This is Kevin’s story (so far).

My story goes like this; my running days started back in 1974 as a freshman at Massapequa High School in New York which then migrated on to my undergraduate days at Santa Rosa Junior College and California Poly Tech State University of San Luis Obispo in California and was finally followed by several years of post collegiate racing.  The competitive running days ended in 1990 after entering Chiropractic College from where I dabbled in a few low key 5K’s during the early 90’s.  By 1995 I had given up running altogether after moving to Oklahoma.  Since then my weight and I have had some serious battles.  Over the past 15 years, I had let my weight approach around the 250 pound range three previous times and each time I finally fought back with a Body for Life style program losing roughly 70 – 80 pounds.  During this period I had intermittently gotten into weight lifting, indoor cardio and outdoor cycling but nothing ever held my attention for long and I allowed life to dictate my activities and not the other way around.  Thus, each success was short lived and the weight had eventually found its way back as if it had never left in the first place. Continue reading

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