In exactly two years, Jacob Eckstein managed to lose 170 pounds. To put this in different perspective, in two years Jacob lost a weight of an average American person. On his weight loss journey, Jacob recognized the importance of the little victories. His inspiration came from himself, but his grandfather also played a major role. The secret to his success is eating less in general and limiting the intake of carbohydrates to a minimum. He does treat himself on Sunday evenings, when he allows himself to eat anything he desires. Physical activity and exercise are also important to Jacob and he concentrates now on cardio. Looking back to who and where he was, Jacob cannot believe he is the same person. In many aspects, he realizes, he is not.
- Jacob Eckstein was motivated to keep losing weight by celebrating small wins during his journey.
- Over the last two years, Jacob has lost over 150 pounds of weight.
- Read on to learn about why he decided to lose weight and his weight loss plan.
“To put his weight loss in perspective, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the average weight and waist circumference for adult men 20 and older in the United States is 197.8 and 40.3, respectively.”