Vegas Weight Loss Retreat – Over 400 Lbs, Can’t Walk!

Morbidly obese mission to lose 100 Lbs at Vegas weight loss retreat camp.

Disclaimer: Weight loss camp results from significant nutrition and exercise efforts vary per individual.

At the Vegas Weight Loss Retreat, his original weight of 455 Lbs was down to 439. A simple assignment of eliminating soft drinks for two weeks before arrival earned his first weight loss. Then, he embarked on a 112-day weight loss journey. As a result, his faith and body become stronger and fitter day by day. This faith journey focuses on a man debilitated by morbid obesity and a sedentary lifestyle.

Success comes quickly when you do all the right things at the same time.

While at the Vegas weight loss retreat, Corey has started a weight loss ministry back home. Consecutively serving a local fellowship and his church congregation back home added another level of accountability. Following the daily disciplines he is doing at the weight loss camp in Las Vegas, they, too, lose weight. In addition, three times weekly, he served up the devotion alongside his fitness coach, Debra Stefan, to lead those inspired by his progress. Both congregations added another level of accountability to his program as a leader setting the example.

Vegas Weight Loss Retreat Results and Exercise Benefits

Disclaimer: Weight loss camp results from significant nutrition and exercise efforts vary per individual.

The daily focus is on nutrition and fitness at the Las Vegas weight loss retreat residence. Faith in his own abilities to overcome physical obstacles and hard-wired eating habits started the size of a mustard seed. The Lord has shown a miracle to this good and faithful servant and blessed him with a new level of fitness. 

430 Lb Man’s Vegas Weight Loss Retreat Experience

Results from significant nutrition and exercise efforts vary per individual. 

Faced With Morbid Obesity and Life-Threatening Disability, he opts for the Las Vegas Weight Loss Retreat.

How did he become Morbidly Obese?

Disclaimer: Weight loss camp results from significant nutrition and exercise efforts vary per individual.

Before deciding on weight loss camp, a former athlete and collegiate wrestler gradually slipped into a sedentary lifestyle for 20 years due to his dedication to driving for the family trucking business. Then, a year and a half ago, a severe motorcycle accident resulted in 6 weeks of hospitalization to compound the situation.

Consequently, the debilitating pain and muscle atrophy caused Corey to slip further down the spiral of inactivity. Ultimately, long after healing, with a bodyweight that teetered 450 lbs, he found that he could not regain his former abilities.

Exercise is the medicine for a 430-pound man at the Las Vegas Weight Loss Retreat. 

Training should begin for a person of any age or condition to assess and then progress. Corey’s first week of progress should encourage just about anyone who faces the challenge of regaining health and fitness.

At the Vegas weight loss retreat, Corey sees dormant muscle and motor movement reactivating. The human body craves action and thrives on it. To his delight, daily personal bests are occurring with each workout. Each day’s workout progress is astounding. My goal as his personal trainer is to discover his capabilities with a tentative approach. Beginning with the least challenging exercises and progressing until he reaches a reasonable effort level. His positive sense of accomplishment builds for the next achievement. Each approach is a revelation for Corey to learn that he can activate the dormant muscle and realize capabilities he hadn’t used in years.

The UBE upper body ergometer or arm bike is the first exercise session. Seated in his special chair (rated for 500 lbs), he works a bilateral hand crank with adjustable resistance varying RPMs. This method of cardiovascular conditioning is said to be 50% more beneficial than treadmill exercise. The best thing about it is that it allows him to work in a non-weight-bearing position and still increase his heart rate for conditioning. The catalyst for increased benefit is the addition of oxygen. Corey hand bikes while breathing concentrated oxygen. The clinical recommendation is 20 minutes for energizing and recovery. First thing upon arising and after each workout, he exercises while on oxygen.

Short bouts of all exercise drills

 Short bouts of all exercise drills followed by sitting on the exercise ball allowed Corey to recover from the leg fatigue under his 429 lbs. So, a basic kettlebell technique starts with two-handed swinging, first with ten pounds, then progresses to 18 and 26-pound kettlebells. Noting, he does better during locomotion drills rather than static standing. Possibly it could be that his focus on motor coordination takes his mind off the discomfort. Also, weight shifting alleviates leg pressure to allow him to continue longer. Both concepts are positive factors in getting him to increase activity duration.

With that same concept, Corey progresses to doing walking drills while whirling a jump rope in a figure-eight pattern with each step. Again, he does it well and claims that his upper body and core benefit while adding cardio effort.

The best body activator has proven to be the balance work. After the arm bike workout in the support chair, he progresses to a seated position on an exercise ball. The ball for Corey is a 75” Duraball Pro, which is 1,100 pounds rated and burst-proof. From a simple progression of sitting to weight shifting, he can roll himself out reclining on his back and return to a seated posture while activating his core muscles.  

The Duraball Pro is now his seat of choice. His very first weight workout happens while lying on the ball. Next, he did dumbbell chest presses, flyes, and pullovers. It went exceedingly well, and I have never seen a client adapt so readily to these challenges. Porting around the additional weight has given him particular strengths. The first day of training was very encouraging.

The Bosu Balance Trainer begins our next adventure.  

Bosu balance drills prove to be the fast track to strengthen the feet and lower extremities and increase balance. Bosu balance training starts in the middle of a doorway. Corey holds onto both sides of the doorway. Practicing step-ups and leads to 30-second static stances. When his feet and legs burn, he must stop and sit for recovery. With each of the last seven days this week, Corey’s performance ability is tenfold in progress.  

Delighted, Corey adds his ability to juggle while doing the Bosu Balance training. See his training videos, and you will see his balance progression. 

Vegas Weight Loss Retreat Takeaway- Less Weight Means Less Health Complications

Observe the visual results in the photos showing dramatic improvement. Exercise and weight loss accountability rely on proof. As Corey completes his first of four months at my Las Vegas weight loss camp, the progress is evident.

 Disclaimer: Weight loss camp results from significant nutrition and exercise efforts vary per individual.

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