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Body Transformation: Half The Fat, Double The Man!

Fabian always had the drive to work out. It was the diet that kept his potential at bay. See how he slashed body fat and lost 50 pounds in mere months!
Name: Fabian Pineda
Email: fabi01693@gmail.com
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Fabian Pineda Fabian Pineda
AGE 19
HEIGHT
5'10"
WEIGHT
235 lbs
BODY FAT
30%
AGE 19
HEIGHT
5'10"
WEIGHT
185 lbs
BODY FAT
15%

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Why I Decided to Transform

Believe it or not, I lifted in high school before my "before" photo, but the results weren't visible because of my poor diet. I actually worked out more often leading up to my "before" photo, but the workouts were poorly designed, so my results were extremely poor and almost pathetic.

I had enough of being "big," so my roommate and I designed a workout routine that put me on the path I'm on now.

How I Accomplished My Goals

From the start, I knew my diet needed to turn a complete 180 because I had nothing to show for all my past training, so I engaged in a completely different lifestyle starting with my diet.

Although I'm content with my results to date, I still haven't completely accomplished my goals because I'm constantly trying to better myself and my results.

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Supplements that Helped Me Through the Journey

Supplementation is often thought to play a big part in transformations like mine, but I used supplements because of their convenience. Dieting is by far the most important part to complete a successful transformation.

With Meal 2 and 4
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Diet Plan that Guided My Transformation

I kept my diet high in protein and healthy carbs so I could maintain sufficient energy for workouts. Refined sugars were only consumed directly before and after workouts. It was important to get 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight while maintaining a calorie deficit to lose weight.

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Meal 2
Meal 3
Meal 4
Meal 5: Post-workout
Meal 6
Meal 7
Training Regimen that Kept Me on Track
Day 1: Back/Biceps
Day 2: Chest/Triceps
Day 3: Legs
Day 4: Shoulders
Day 5: Biceps/Triceps
Day 6 & Day 7: Rest

What Aspect Challenged Me the Most

The most difficult part of my transformation was the diet. I had to give up many foods that I enjoyed, but after a while eating healthy became a habit. I can no longer see myself eating the way I did in the past.

My Future Fitness Plans

I do plan on continuing my healthy eating habits and workouts, but I'm not interested in competitions because I'm concentrating on graduating from college.

Suggestions for Aspiring Transformers

Anything is possible if you put your mind to it. Always keep your head up and try your hardest. Results in the future are worth all the work and effort you put in the past.

If you give 100 percent, you cannot disappoint yourself. Hard work makes the pay-off feel that much better. Eat good, look good, and feel good.

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Xiinc

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Did you do any cardio or use a fat burner? Did the abs just come naturally once you lost the body fat?

Apr 22, 2013 5:44pm | report
btr1208

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btr1208

lower bodyfat= abs

Apr 22, 2013 6:15pm | report
GlassMoon

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GlassMoon

only person to ever over estimate bodyfat

Apr 22, 2013 7:13pm | report
OptimusPun

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OptimusPun

Haha..i thought so too

Apr 22, 2013 7:44pm | report
spoier

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spoier

It's kind of odd that it says 15% body fat and you look ripped...

Apr 22, 2013 7:18pm | report
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KasparsJ

seems like scam

Apr 22, 2013 7:42pm | report
  • Body Stats
  • ht: 18'10"
  • wt: 226.6 lbs
  • bf: 23.0%
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Homix

That can't be 15% BF
That's about 8-9%
I'm 10% and I'm not as ripped as you are.

Apr 22, 2013 8:05pm | report
  • Body Stats
  • ht: 13'9"
  • wt: 165.35 lbs
  • bf: 11.0%
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Egleaves22

It's not below 10%. You're probably above 10% then (I don't care what the BEI scale or fat calipers said).

Apr 23, 2013 12:51pm | report
dbman4

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dbman4

Only person I may have ever seen in a success story that may have over estimated his BF lol.. Great job Fabian!!

Apr 22, 2013 8:37pm | report
chumar47

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chumar47

amazed to read you have used mass gainer instead of whey protein while loosing fat

Apr 22, 2013 10:56pm | report
Sabeque

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Sabeque

he used whey too

Apr 23, 2013 2:22pm | report
freechilly

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freechilly

i was gonna say if you're 15% bf then i'm floating at 25% lmao! Nice transformation btw!

Apr 23, 2013 12:23am | report
  • Body Stats
  • ht: 14'10"
  • wt: 178.8 lbs
  • bf: 14.0%
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Dastardly739

see i don't buy half of these, yes great progress and well done to the guy. I don't like the way it says supps aren't necessarily important then he has supps with pretty much every meal, seems suspicious to me.

Also on the before picture there is very little if any muscle mass, so according to the stats he's lost around 8lbs of lean body mass AND gained what looks like a significant amount of muscle all whilst losing 50lbs of fat.

Apr 23, 2013 12:28am | report
  • Body Stats
  • ht: 17'11"
  • wt: 215.6 lbs
  • bf: 22.0%
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BonesPatrol

lol my thoughts too

Apr 23, 2013 12:37pm | report
face055

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face055

dont forget he did it on about a 2500 calorie diet and seemingly without cardio. strong clentech brah?

Apr 23, 2013 3:49pm | report
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QuickGainz

HMMMM Dat dere ... but mirin hard lmfao

Apr 25, 2013 2:23am | report
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bryanberic

One of the most radical transformations I have seen.
Very impressive and inspiration for those struggling with body fat etc.Dont stop there this is a lifestyle that you need to keep up with otherwise its a backward slide!
I wish you well.

Apr 23, 2013 12:39am | report
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rajatkhanna1986

very impressed with the results but there is no mention of cardio care to elaborate how much cardio you did with this routine ?

Apr 23, 2013 12:59am | report
sife89

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sife89

dude.. Cardio burns mainly muscle. If you want to get down to 10% bodyfat it is going to be by eating the right food. It is all about chemical reactions.

but he is definitely under 10 or ever 8% BF

Apr 23, 2013 5:55pm | report
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PedroSousa30

Excellent results! It's true I also agree that a perfect nutrition is essential to achieve awesome results! Congratulations bro, I have nothing else to say, the results speak for themselves ;)

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LoL there's no way those abs would show at 15% BF more like 8. I couldn't see my own abs at 13%BF

Apr 23, 2013 3:56am | report
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ConnorJF

it's a great transformation, but I just don't believe it was done exactly the way it is shown in tha article.
No cardio, and mass gainer. You gotta be kiddin me.

Apr 23, 2013 5:26am | report
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Vic1123

amazing. you look like a totally different person!

Apr 23, 2013 6:33am | report
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jstanek

How does that happen..? He's the same age and made all those gains fat loss like crazy..? Fishy...

Apr 23, 2013 9:01am | report
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georgemekhaiel

That's not 15%. Looks more like 6-8%. None the less, great chest and great transformation

Apr 23, 2013 12:23pm | report
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