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The recent pandemic has turned everyone’s world inside-out, and for those living and working at home, stresses have been mounting, along with extra weight (ever hear of the COVID-19…pound weight gain?) It’s a given many are turning to comfort foods in a time of crisis.
Lvovski, too, has been navigating the current pandemic, but he’s been staying the course and keeping his weight under control with excellent meals and exercise programs. It should be noted Lvovski found the Paleo program, “not a diet, but a lifestyle,” was the perfect fit for him, but anyone looking to lose weight should check with their doctor first for guidance and recommendations.
We recently reached out to Lvovski to talk about his past weight struggles, and what he would recommend for those looking to get back into a healthy eating frame of mind, especially during these tough time.
Q: Did you have a weight problem your whole life?
A: I’m 34 years old and yes, I struggled with being overweight for as long as I can remember. On the night of my 27th birthday, that all changed (his blog details how he ultimately lost weight and gained a new sense of self-worth.)
Q: At your heaviest, what did you weigh?
A: I weighed 255 pounds. The kicker was I was only 19 years old and had a body fat percentage of around 40%.
Q: How many times do you think you have “dieted” in your life?
A: I honestly couldn’t tell you. I tried every diet in the book and failed each of them twice.
Q: What was the one thing that galvanized you into making the change that has resulted in your weight loss?