A 'Really Big Loser' for his family

Updated: Tuesday, November 5 2013, 07:58 PM CST
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A trip to an amusement park inspired a father  to become a *Really Big Loser.*
He was at this amusement park --and simply wanted to take a train ride with his wife and son --

But at five feet seven inches tall and three hundred and six pounds -- Larry McFerron recalls --
I just couldn't buckle in , and it was the most embarrassing, I had a girl trying to kick down my stomach down while the other pulled the seatbelt down, and it just wasn't gonna make it,  Leaving my wife and my son on the ride when I got off, it was the worst walk I'd ever taken.

He said that journey was so humiliating,, that eventually, it really made him think about his life,, his family and his future,, and it led him to a journey,, that led him here,, six days a week, the results one year later -- a remarkable difference.>

This is Larry McFerron now -- 150 pounds lighter. He regularly works out with bill the trainer at this recreation center --
And says he really didn't diet --

I did count my calories ,, but I also counted the nutrients I was putting in my body.
Bill says Larry's secret to success?? Three things --anyone can do!

It takes really three things, Cardio, Nutrition and Strength training>
Larry now shares his story --to say if he can change his fitness and food habits --anyone can --

My whole life, even as a kid I was heavy
He and Bill both agree the hardest part is getting started:

Come in the door, give yourself five minutes, once you give yourself five minutes you are good to go.

As for his plans for the future -- Larry says he's going to continue daily workouts to keep the weight off.

He says having gone from this -- to this -- has been quite a ride --
And speaking of rides --guess what he plans on doing with his son --as soon as possible --when his favorite amusement park opens again.
   
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A 'Really Big Loser' for his family
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