Articles by Brian Flemming

4 Things I Learned About Healthy Eating in the Process of Losing 390 Pounds

Many people have asked me what my secret is to my weight loss and maintaining my health. I can honestly say that there is no easy answer to this, and it isn’t something that I can define specifically. I don’t have a degree in health science, yet I’ve been asked to speak at universities on […]

My First Marathon Wasn’t About the Finish Line; It Was About the Process

On October 16th, I completed my first marathon. Four years ago, almost to the day, I quit drinking cold-turkey and decided to live a healthy life. I went from 625lbs to 235lbs, conquered high blood pressure, and prevented Type-2 diabetes. October 13, 2012 is the day I turned things around, and to celebrate this year, […]

390 Pounds Down, and I’m Training for My First Marathon

Since I lost 390 pounds, I have been training for a marathon. This has been a goal of mine for over two years now. I never ran a mile in my life until I turned 32. Even when I was a kid, I couldn’t run a mile in gym class—I was always the last one […]

Brian: Losing 365 Pounds & Getting My Life Back

My Story As of August 2012, I was at the heaviest I’d ever been—625lbs. I was an alcoholic (drank around a fifth of vodka mixed with a liter of pop every night) and was addicted to fast food. I am 6’2″ and was still able to walk around (with a good deal of difficulty). My […]