Success Story: Brothers Lose a Combined 500 Pounds

It’s pretty amazing when anyone loses more than half of his or her body weight and wins a national award, as Brian Dunaway did four years ago. Yet Brian’s younger brother, Chris Dunaway, decided to do the same thing. And we’re glad he did!


Chris, who weighed 440 pounds at his heaviest five years ago, weighs less than 200 pounds these days. Combined, the Dunaway brothers have lost an extraordinary 500 pounds!

I was feeling miserable, emotionally and physically, before I started exercising at the club, Chris says, Brian talked me into to joining and I found everything I needed to get healthy: friends, support and confidence. It’s a real family atmosphere at the club and it’s amazing what you can accomplish when others have confidence in you.

What about you?
How did you succeed with your weight loss?

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