This couple has lost over 180 kilos - with just one trick!

Lexi and Dany Reed weighed almost 350 kilograms together - until they decided to lose weight together. They shared their struggle with the pounds on Instagram.

In 2016, Lexi Reed and her husband Dany weighed a whopping 345 kilograms together! The young couple from the US state of Indiana also knew that something urgently needed to be changed, because the weight not only made everyday life difficult for the two of them, but also had an impact on their health: 25-year-old Lexi was having more and more problems with breathing.

motivationmonday -407lbs ? combined since we set a New Years Resolution just over 2 years ago! The picture on the left was never meant to be seen by anyone and I saved it to an album folder full of candid photos that made me realize the truth of what I wasn 't ready to face. The truth of that as a couple we weighed 765lbs. I remember that day clearly as @discoveringdanny and I struggled to walk around the aquarium and then later on the beach where he purposed. He was happy enough to spend the rest of his life with me no matter what size and never asked me to change. However I realized that if we didn 't get our health in order I wouldn ' t be able to be a mom one day and our years to grow old together would be shorter. Together we changed our eating, counted calories, hit the gym 5x a week, and our futures became brighter step by step. Together we have taken back our health and hope to be parents one day. We are proof that small changes add up to big results, start today! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Easters over and summers getting closer! Lets get paid to get lean in 2018! Fedup & ready to spend 2018 fighting back for your health? Spring is here and its time to slim down into a healthier you! Next dietbet starts 4/18! I joined my first dietbet in January 2016 when I started my journey & it helped me change my life! Time to change yours too & make those resolutions stick! Lose weight, share tips / recipes, giveaways including @fedupfam tees & @proteinmilkshake, & get paid! Link in bio or dietbet.com / fatgirlfedup goals motivation fit fitfam obesetobeast weightloss weightlossjourney motivation fattofit dietbet diet plussize fitspo motivation fitness gym anytimefitness fitspo losingweight weightlosstransformation transform gymlife fitness effyourbeautystandards fedupfam fatgirlfedupsdietbet extremeweightloss

A post shared by Lexiiii ❤ (@fatgirlfedup) on Apr 2, 2018 at 8:10 am PDT

Lexi and Danny cook for the first time

But many people probably know how difficult it can be to lose weight at times. That's why Lexi's best friend decides to give the couple a helping hand and help them lose weight: At the beginning of 2016, she challenged Lexi not to go out to eat for 30 days. At this point in time, the young woman weighs just under 220 kilos, her husband Danny a proud 127 kilos. Together they both ate about 8.000 kilocalories a day - that's about twice as many per person as recommended by nutritionists and doctors.

transformationtuesday -312lbs down in 2 years on my own but gained an entirely new life. I was overweight since I was young and missed out on living due to my size. I 've learned it ' s not about the weight that you lose but the life that you gain. Don 't wait to get to your goal weight to be happy and fall in love with the journey of taking your life back. Start today! . @fedupfam shirt now available with link in bio or teespring.COM / STORES / FATGIRLFEDUP-3! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Lets Stick to Our Resolutions and Get Paid To Get Lean in 2018! Fedup & Ready to Start 2018 Fighting Back for Your Health? Come March Into A Healthier You! Next Dietbet Starts 3/19! I Joined My First Dietbet in January 2016 When I Started My Journey & IT Helped Me Change My Life! TIME TO CHANGE YOUS TOO & MAKE THOSE RESOLUTIONS STICK! Loose Weight, Share Tips / Recipes, Giveaways Including @feduPfam Tees & @ProteInmilkshake, & Get Paid! Link in Bio Or Dietbet.com / fatgirlfedup Goals Motivation fit fitfam besetoBeast fit fattofit Dietbet Motivation Fattofit Dietbet Mitivation Fitness fitspo Motivation FitnessPo LotingWeight WeightLosstransformation transform Gymlife FitnessMotivation EffyourBeauty Status fedUpfam FatgirlFedupSDietBet extremeWitchLoss

A post shared by Lexiiii ❤ (@fatgirlfedup) on Mar 6, 2018 at 7:29 am PST

transformationtuesday -91lbs since 1/1/16. This picture is what I looked like at the beginning of my journey and what I look like now. I ’m still on my journey and I ’ ve got a ways to go but I am proud of myself and how far I ’ve come. I was kind of nervous to post this picture but my wife @fatgirlfedup made me feel better about posting it. My weight loss journey hasn ’t been easy or simple I just always remember it ’ s a journey not a sprint. I plan on loosing a little more weight. Then I will be putting on more muscle. Never be ashamed of your before pictures or where you started but be proud of how far you ’ve come. weightlossjourney workoutjourney fattofit fatloss fitfam fedup fit fitnessmotivation gym gymtherapy gymlife obeasetobeast sweat gains muscles weightlosstransformation progess

A post shared by Danny Reed (@discoveringdanny) on Dec 26, 2017 at 4:57 am PST

So something had to change quickly. The deal with Lexi's girlfriend: no restaurant visits for four weeks, no quick lunch snack at the snack bar and no ice cream in between. The couple began to cook for the first time and to grapple with the foods they ate. "When I weighed 220 kilograms, I never cooked. My husband and I went out to eat almost every meal, and when we did eat at home it was frozen pizza or something unhealthy, "Lexi tells ABC News.".

But the change quickly pays off. The couple is losing weight. And they stay tuned: After the 30 days, Lexi and Danny do not fall back into their old eating patterns, but continue and don't even think about giving up again.

After a year, Lexy and Danny are 150 pounds lighter

The couple stayed on the ball for a year: At this point, Lexi was taking about 1.500 calories to himself, Danny eats a little more than his partner. And sport also plays an important role for the two of them. The couple go to the gym five to six times a week.

Got a good workout in today with my swolemate @discoveringdanny! I literally counted down every single minute but got it done anyways! My legs are a little sore this week but I told myself the same thing I did in the beginning: 'Lexi your legs arent giving out your mind is giving up ' and pushed harder. Just a reminder that every step, mile, work out, and healthy choice - add up to big results and you never regret a workout! No pain no gain! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Easters over and summers getting closer! Lets get paid to get lean in 2018! Fedup & ready to spend 2018 fighting back for your health? Spring is here and its time to slim down into a healthier you! Next dietbet starts 4/18! I joined my first dietbet in January 2016 when I started my journey & it helped me change my life! Time to change yours too & make those resolutions stick! Lose weight, share tips / recipes, giveaways including @fedupfam tees & @proteinmilkshake, & get paid! Link in bio or dietbet.com / fatgirlfedup goals motivation fit fitfam obesetobeast weightloss weightlossjourney motivation fattofit dietbet diet plussize fitspo motivation fitness gym anytimefitness fitspo losingweight weightlosstransformation transform gymlife fitness effyourbeautystandards fedupfam fatgirlfedupsdietbet extremeweightloss

A post shared by Lexiiii ❤ (@fatgirlfedup) on Apr 5, 2018 at 1:46 AM PDT

As you can see in the picture, staying tuned has paid off: Overall, Lexy and Danny lost around 140 kilograms in one year. Most of it is on Lexy's head, because after a year she is over 100 pounds lighter. The couple documents their success story on Instagram and keeps posting new pictures that clearly show their progress.

"Doing this as a couple has helped us in so many ways," says Lexy, "ABC News". "If we weren't as motivated one day, we spurred each other on to go to the gym. Day after day and pound for pound, we grew closer together as we traveled."

2018: The couple looks so great today

It's hard to believe what Lexi and Danny look like today. In total, the couple lost more than 180 pounds. Lexi is currently eating 1.400 calories a day and exercising six times a week. Of course, her husband Danny is always by her side.

With their story, the two want to encourage other people who want to lose weight to change something. Sometimes it just takes a little change in life that changes everything.

A girl could get used to this. ❤ 2 years ago @discoveringdanny couldn 't even fit his arms around me for a full hug and now he can lift me. Being closer than ever before is definitely one of my favorite non-scale victories! swolemate fitcouple goals health love fitnessmotivation motivation couplegoals relationshipgoals fit muscles lift weightloss travel explore nsv adventure fedupfam fitfam obesetobeast fattofit weightlossjourney dietlos losingweight

A post shared by Lexiiii ❤ (@fatgirlfedup) on Mar 30, 2018 at 10:35 am PDT

When your first trip to Hollywood is to be on the @sagawards Red Carpet. Is this real life?! Nobody else i 'd rather have by my side than @discoveringdanny. ❤ Thank you for this opportunity @tntdrama @lorealmakeup this has been a dream. Always believe in yourself and you never know what could happen! weightloss sagawards tnt tntdrama california losangeles losingweight blessed hollywood news fitcouple dream believe motivation makeover comeback fitfam ad healthy redcarpet weightlossjourney weightlosstransformation lorealmakeup loreal

A post shared by Lexiiii ❤ (@fatgirlfedup) on Jan 21, 2018 at 4:46 am PST

Rise & grind! ❤ Just a reminder to be happy with your body today and speak nicely to yourself because you 're always listening! Since its Easter weekend I am spending time with my favorite people & living in between my goals! Todays workout is getting my steps in. Not all workouts have to be in a gym & even if youre just walking it adds up! Also after losing over 300lbs ofcourse I have loose skin but what is most important is in healthy & not 485lbs. Skin is skin - love the body youre in! Also a reminder that battle wounds are beautiful. Todays workout is being spent walking, laughing, exploring, shopping, & making memories with my bestie. Hope everyone has a great day! weightloss weightlossgoals fit fitfam fitspire fitspo tennessee gatlinburg travel explore fattofit obesetobeast dietbet fatgirlfedupsdietbet fedup fedupfam fattofit obesetobeast beastselfmode loattlebour yndlove vey beastselfmode loattlebouroses standardseffs gym fitbit steps

A post shared by Lexiiii ❤ (@fatgirlfedup) on Mar 31, 2018 at 8:26 am PDT

Today I got an hour workout in with this cutie @fatgirlfedup. It was back day and I spent 40 minutes weightlifting and 20 minutes on the stair climber. I had a good valentines day with lexi. We hit the gym and then went out for lunch after. weightlossjourney workoutjourney fatloss fattofit fitfam fedup fit fitnessmotivation gym gains gymlife gymtherapy sweat sweatlife workout discipline lifting weightloss

A post shared by Danny Reed (@discoveringdanny) on Feb 14, 2018 at 4:47 am PST

5 exercises for the whole body:

Your browser cannot play this video.

Video by Aischa Butt

",