No surgery, no fad diets: Woman drops 300lb thanks to "simple sweat equity"


No surgery, no fad diets: Woman drops 300lb thanks to "simple sweat equity"

No surgery, no fad diets: Woman drops 300lb thanks to “simple sweat equity”

9:03 PM on 10th June 2011

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No gimmicks: Shannon Davis, 39, from Broomfield, Colorado, who was 589lb three years ago (left) has lost 300lb (right) after embracing a simple diet and regular exercise routine

Shannon Davis

Transformed: Ms Davis has lost so much weight, she can now fit inside a single leg of her old trousers

Shannon Davis

“Simple sweat equity”: The masters student admits there is no magic cure for weight loss

Hitting the gym: Shannon Davis

Hitting the gym: Ms Davis does an hour of cardio on four days of the week, and weights on the other three

Shannon Davis

Healthy lifestyle: She can now go hiking in the Rocky Mountains, something she had always longed to do