One Connecticut man is feeling just like the hero of his personal story after dropping 70 kilos in a story that’s gone viral on Reddit.
In 2016, Jeffery Kendall was dwelling at residence to care for his mom after she suffered a traumatic mind damage. Battling depression and vanity problems with his personal, every thing modified when a heartbroken good friend invited him to the fitness center for motivation after a nasty breakup.
“It started off small. We did some light workouts with a 45-pound barbell and made an agreement to do push-ups every day,” the now 26-year-old informed Best Life of his upward trajectory. “Soon I started waking up and starting my day with a walk in the sun, listening to the Beatles or some sort of music that lifts the soul. I’d then head home and help with my mom, then later in the night, I started doing yoga!”
Finding inspiration on YouTube for “great” free exercise movies, Kendall quickly embraced HIIT, body weight routines and the facility of “self-love” inherent to a fitness-focused way of life, notably crediting the Yoga with Adrienne collection.
Kendall additionally revamped his food regimen, gave up binge-drinking, and took to Reddit to Reddit to chronicle his accomplishments with a collection of selfies which have followers likening his “majestic locks” and “epic jawline” to a “real life Disney Prince.”
Two years later, he has misplaced 70 kilos, and gained extra confidence than he ever thought potential.
“I’ve lost a lot of weight, a lot of sadness, and a little facial hair,” Kendall writes od his transformation on Reddit. “I’ve gained a whole new appreciation for life. Remember to always love yourself.”
Now, he hopes to seek out work within the arts, describing himself in his Instagram bio as an “aspiring Model, Actor, Singer” in a quip that Disney would definitely approve of.
More than that, Kendall has discovered peace, and a new sense of gratitude.
“Being home helping with my mother has been a huge help and motivator for me as well. She’s the toughest person I know and gives me a constant appreciation for life. She’s always telling me to take a day off and I love her so much for it. At the end of the day, I just want to make her proud,” he wrote in an essay for Love What Matters