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6 people lost 1,000 pounds – but who will become a Weight Loss Master?

Several years ago I began collecting weight loss stories, hoping to glean additional insights to add to my own diet/fitness toolbox. Not surprisingly, some of the people I interviewed eventually regained the weight they’d lost. In one unfortunate case, the … Continue reading

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Interview with a Weight-Loss Master: Shannon Canaday

Shannon Canaday lost roughly the same amount of weight I did in slightly less time using the same basic methods: Weight Watchers and jogging. But Shannon’s kept her weight off for nearly four years now. That makes her a “weight … Continue reading

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Interview: Weight-loss master* turned hula hoop guru

Five years ago Linda Tobey Duesler was 58 years old, 264 pounds and suffering so badly from arthritis she was walking with a cane. Now more than 110 pounds lighter, she’s teaching Fort Wayne to hula hoop for fun and … Continue reading

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Interview with a weight loss “master”: My sister Traci

I’ve written before about what a vital role my sister Traci played in my weight-loss campaign, serving as my personal fitness trainer in my quest to run the 5K Swiss Days Race last year.  What I haven’t mentioned is that … Continue reading

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