Pawn Stars’ Chumlee 160-Lb. Weight Loss

Chumlee weighed 350 lbs. at his heaviest.

Pawn Stars Chumlee has had a dramatic and inspiring weight loss of 160 lbs.

The reality star said he’s lost 160 lbs. since undergoing gastric sleeve surgery. Feeling healthy at 190 lbs. He told TMZ that he was “tired” of struggling with his weight and decided to make a change after hitting 350 lbs. in January 2019.

Explaining that his weight would fluctuate as much as 100 lbs. at a time during the “years-long battle” for a healthier lifestyle, the TV personality had surgical weight-loss procedure.

Gastric sleeve surgery typically removes 75 to 80% of the stomach, according to UCLA Health. The procedure reduces feelings of hunger, leading to a smaller appetite.

Since slimming down, Chumlee has been focused on staying healthy with clean eating, exercise and surrounding himself with a strong support system.

“Can you believe it, I’ve lost over 150lbs !! How many people out there have always struggled with your weight like I did?” he wrote on social media of the side-by-side photos.

Since his transformation, the History Channel star has also spoken about his new outlook on life on Instagram, where he’s posted photos of his new physique and shared uplifting messages with his followers.  

“You could have everything you want, if you can put your heart and soul into everything you do,” he wrote of a photo in April. 

Weight loss relieves strain on the joints and knees, which can enhance mobility. A significant 2012 research on obese persons with type 2 diabetes discovered that even a 1% weight loss reduced mobility restrictions, such as difficulties moving or stair climbing, by more than 7%. Losing 10 pounds can relieve 40 pounds of strain on your knees, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Even more fantastic news! Weight loss was observed to alleviate rheumatoid arthritis symptoms in a 2018 research of 174 patients.

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