Reggie Watts is a beloved comedian, known for his diverse talents in comedy, acting, beatboxing, and singing. With such a wide range of skills, Reggie often found himself too busy to focus on his health, which eventually led to weight gain.
His struggle with weight had been ongoing, but a turning point came when he embarked on a world tour. During his travels, whenever Reggie felt exhausted, he sought comfort in restaurant meals. It was only after the tour that he took a closer look at his personal life and realized that obesity was holding him back.
In an interview, Reggie Watts candidly shared, “I felt like an in-shape guy in a fat suit. I’d be like, ‘Argh, I can move much better than that, I can look much better than that’.”
With this realization, Reggie decided to start a weight loss journey that would improve his life. He managed to shed more than 60 pounds, and we’ll delve into the details of how he did it.
Reggie’s Weight Loss Journey
Multiple habits were contributing to Reggie’s increasing weight, however, one of them was the most notorious one. His eating habits. While working for long hours under full stress Watts built the habit of overeating. Food was a source of relief for him.
To eliminate this negative habit and to limit calorie consumption to the extent that an average person needs, Reggie followed a diet plan. He put restraints on certain things and limited others.
Reggie’s Diet Plan
The American comedian took the help of a professional trainer. He helped Watts in building a healthy diet plan for him.
Reggie limited the calorie consumption to just 1500 calories. He stopped going to restaurants more often.
Watts substituted processed food with homemade healthy food. Reggie would have one of the following dishes for lunch and dinner: Baked Chicken, cod, steamed broccoli, and wilted spinach.
For lunch, Reggie would have a unique recipe that he created with the help of his trainer. His breakfast dish’s ingredients are a half cup of water, a cup of oats, one scoop of chocolate egg-white protein, a half cup of plain kefir, and blackberries.
That recipe not only tastes good but is very beneficial for health as well.
Reggie’s Workout Plan
Reggie also burned a lot of calories by working out. He joined a gym where he would do all kinds of cardio workouts. Besides that Watts also took the help of his music to lose some pounds. He would dance while playing his music.
Before and After Weight Loss
Reggie Watts achieved an impressive transformation by shedding 60 pounds, which brought his current weight down to 163 pounds from his old weight of 225 pounds. What’s even more remarkable is that he didn’t just lose weight; he also gained 20 pounds of muscle, making him stronger and fitter.
Sure we all are busy in our daily lives. We all have our work that can’t wait. But please listen to your body as well. Listen to what is it saying to you. Because if you keep your body happy, that’s to say to keep it well, then it will keep you energetic and happy throughout the day.
Just follow what Reggie did. He realized that his body was demanding some care and acted at the right time.