Weight Loss

How this mum lost 18 inches of belly fat after being obese most of her life

My name is Chanelle Kapea and I’m married with 3 kids (aged 7,2,1). I’ve always struggled with my weight and been obese most of my adult life.

This year I decided I’d had enough of the back pain, I had heel spurs and could hardly get up out of bed every morning, so I knew something had to change.

How this mum lost 18 inches of belly fat after being obese most of her life


My starting weight was 17.6st and today I’m 13.7st. I have lost 18 inches alone off of my belly.

How!? This is something I get asked a lot. I have been eating healthy and exercising, walking as well as using The Healthy Mummy 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipes and Healthy Mummy smoothies.

I was the person who always laughed off my size and said I didn’t care but on the inside I did. I would feel so down when I had to dress up or go shopping for new clothes because nothing fitted right and I didn’t like the way I looked.

I carried the bulk of my weight around my tummy and I was scared that if I didn’t do anything I would be sending myself to an early grave.

That’s all changed. I live healthy and happy and it’s a lifestyle, it’s about setting yourself some goals to work toward and achieving them.

Get yourself some like minded supporters, people to help you through the hard times.

On my goal list I had complete a colour run and an obstacle course. I can check off the colour run and I have about a month to go before I embark on my first ever obstacle course (through mud!).

I can keep up with my kids and be an active role model to my kids daily. Im doing things I never thought possible thanks to the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge!

When I set out on my weight loss journey I was looking to lose weight but I honestly feel I got so much more. A sense of feeling my life is more fulfilled. I’m happier and more confident to meet others.

The Healthy Mummy private support group has taught me to take compliments as well as give them.

I’m extremely passionate about changing your life and being that person you want to be and I would love you to know that anything is possible if you just try!

Inspired by Chanelle? Check out the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge!

With over 4,000 recipes, 350 fat burning exercises and 24/7 support, the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge  can help YOU hit your goal weight faster.

Our Challenge includes:

  • 28 days of at home exercise routines (no gym needed) – with video instruction
  • New CHALLENGE THEME each month – so you’ll NEVER get bored
  • Customisable and breastfeeding friendly meal plans
  • Time-efficient exercises for busy mums – under 30 mins
  • Challenge combines Pilates exercises with interval and circuit
    training (HIIT)
  • Suitable for basic to advanced fitness levels
  • Home to thousands of EASY-TO-MAKE recipes!

Join the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge today!

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