Techie Dad’s Workout Success

When Jim found out that his only daughter was getting married, he was extremely thrilled, and was very happy to be gaining a new son. However, in spite of his excitement, he couldn't help but feel a little apprehensive at the same time. He had one good tux in his closet (barely used) but he knew that there was no way that he would fit into it at his current weight.

He wanted to walk his daughter down the aisle with pride, considering that he would only have one chance to do so. The last thing he wanted was to walk his daughter down the aisle in a rental tux with his belly hanging outâ€"in fact the image of this was so undesirable, that it was enough to motivate Jim to lose weight. So right there and then he promised himself that he would work out in order to fit into his tux.

Weight Loss Gadgets and Apps Jim was a very techie guy. He had all the latest gadgets and knew everything there is to know about the cool apps in the market. He was always on Amazon, or Best Buy, or at the Apple Store looking at sleekest devices. This was probably one of the reasons why he didn't get enough exercise. He often sat in front of the computer or on the couch fiddling with his phone or tablet instead of going out there to exercise and play sports.

Nonetheless, instead of letting his geeky side get the better of him, he decided to use it to his advantage. He used his techie and savvy research skills to find the best gadgets and programs for weight loss. He also looked up several diet and workout plans to determine which one was best for his body type and lifestyle. In addition, he participated in health forums, to find out about the best foods that he could eat to make sure that he doesn't gain too much weight.

When he had enough information, Jim committed to hitting the gym every day. He also got himself advanced calorie counters, BMI measurement gadgets, and joined fitness social networks online to keep him motivated. On top of that he even downloaded apps like Calorie Counter which let him keep an eye on his calories even when on the go, Fooducate, which is an app that scans bar codes to determine if items are healthy, and Lost It to ensure that he was able to watch his goals, and keep track of how he was doing.

He Made His Daughter Proud

After less than a year, Jim was able to reach his target weight. Thanks to his determination and tech know-how, he was able to find the best workouts and keep track of how he was doing. And the most rewarding part of it all was the fact that he was able to fit into his tux and walk his daughter down the aisle with pride.

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