My name is Fred Lechuga (fat2fitfred)
. The is also the official Google+ profile for the Fat2fitfred website
please +1 and follow my Fat2FitFred Google+ page
. My website is an extreme weight loss success story and it is about how I used running, eating right, exercise to lose over 150 lbs. The website is a blog of stories about being overweight then becoming a marathon runner. Please watch my weight loss story video
to capture where I started from to where I am now. I am also now a Google Glass Explorer and will be adding videos to my Youtube Channel
to show I am now a Google Glass Runner.
I live in a west suburb of Chicago called Carpentersville. I was obese and overweight my entire life. I lost over 150 lbs
through running and eating right (2006-2007). I have run multiple marathons, 1 ultra marathon (50K), numerous 5Ks, 10Ks, half marathon, etc. Please like my Facebook page
or add me to your Google+ circles
for daily updates, inspiration for weight loss and weight loss motivation.
Or visit my website that covers how I am still running for weight loss, lost weight, losing weight, continue weight loss, eating right, marathon training and marathon running.
My stories have been featured on Lifehacker
, Dumb Little Man, CafeTruth, and Marathon Nation.
Here are 3 articles I wrote about losing over 150 lbs:How I Lost 150+ lbs-Part 1How I lost 150+ lbs-Part 2How My Life Changed After Losing Over 150 lbsRunning Goals:
Run a marathon in less than 4 hours.
Run a 50 mile ultra marathon.
Keep my weight around 200 lbs for the next 10-20 years.Circles I could be engaging in:
Ultra Marathon Running
All major sports, especially baseball
MMA - Mixed Martial Arts (UFC)
Books (electronic or hard)
Books, e-books, Kindle
Reasons to Circle Me:
If you like to discuss any of the topics above. Or if you are interested in free giveaways. Through 09/30/13, I have given away 2 free entries to Reebok Spartan Race giveaways.
Note: If you make purchases on Amazon.com, please feel free to use the banner at the top of my website. When you make purchases through that link it does not cost you anything extra but Amazon will kick over a few pennies per purchase to my website.
Reasons Not to Circle Me:
If you are easily offended.
If you are looking to sell me something.
If you are going to send me some type of invite everyday.
Reasons I Will Circle You:
You have a profile picture AND after looking at your profile, I realize you have similar interests.
Reasons I Will Not Circle You:
If you have no profile picture.
Looks like your main purpose is to sell something.
You keep sending posts directly to me.
Running Clubs/Teams I Belong To:
New Leaf Ultra Runs
Dick Pond Fast Track Racing Team
I will only chat with you if we have engaged previously.
Words With Friends Name = fredl44
Other Social Media:
Instagram = fat2fitfred
Twitter = @fat2fitfred
Facebook = Fat2fitfred
Tumblr = Fat2fitfred
Father, husband, little league baseball coach, veggie and fruit smoothie lover, Vitamix owner, MMA junkie, UFC fan, baseball fan, full time worker at a telecommunications company, obsessed with fitness, running and now google glass. Also very new to road cycling.
Always striving to improve on #cleaneating, ultra marathon #running, #cycling, #exercise and #fitness.
Get strong, stay strong, go long.