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Name: John Hall
Age: 31
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Occupation:
I am a Hospitality Professional by Trade and work at one of Canada's best Universities in the Housing and Hospitality Services Dept. I am also a Nutritionist with an Associates Degree in Nutrition Studies and a Fitness Instructor. I am a Licensed ZIN (aka Zumba Instructor), now a Plate by Zumba Coach and enjoy Running 5k Races for fun and being outside taking part in a number of other fitness and fun activities.

Background Info:
I am a Type 2 Diabetic (Diagnosed on August 28, 2012) and a Sparkpeople user since ummm... 2007/2008 I believe. I am a proud member of the Biggest Loser Seasonal Challenge Indigo Team. My Starting A1C was 11.9% at diagnosis and is currently as of September 2014 at 5.4%! my Current updated A1C is 5.8% as of November 2015!

PERSONAL LIKES:

Enjoys learning about health and wellness topics
Drinking a zillion Starbucks coffees (I have a coffee addiction)
Spending time with the love of my life (My partner)
Fighting for Equal Rights #fightfor50
Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube)
*** Feel Free to Add me on any of those Sites! Sparkmail me for my info!

WEIGHTLOSS:
Weight (Sept 2010) - 308lbs
Weight (Sept 2012) - 236.5lbs
Weight (Sept 2014) - 185lbs
Weight (Jan. 2015) - 178lbs

Please Check out my Diabetes Success Story at...

http://www.diabeticconnect.com/diabe
tes-information-articles/general/953-t
his-is-my-time-john-s-story

ANY QUESTIONS, COMMENTS OR JUST WANT SUPPORT... FEEL FREE TO SAY HI!

http://www.johnhall.zumba.com


Member Since: 6/29/2007

Fitness Minutes: 53,396

My Goals:
1. To Maintain my Blood Gluclose Sugar at appropriate levels

2. Hit Goal Weight of 169,9 by May 31st!

3. Train for and complete the Vancouver SunRun (even if i half to walk it all)


My Program:
Healthy Eating
Regular Exercise
Proper Hydration
Good Quality Sleep
Stress Managment

"I have the...
Strength,
Determination,
Focus &
Knowledge,
To Take Action
and Better my Life!"



Personal Information:
My Idols:

Stacey London - "Shut Up" - Only stacey can say something kinda rude and make it sound cool!

Clinton Kelly - The Only man to ever pull off an Argyle Sweater and acentuate a toush from a great pair of jeans at the same time...

Derek Friday - Because everything should be "DEL-IS-IOUS"!!!

Oprah - "Considered next best thing to god for white women over 40"!

Ellen Degeneres - Because dance (no matter what kind) should be a part of everyone!


Other Information:
Fav. Music - Anything I can dance to in a Zumba Class

Fav. Movie -
Burlesque (2010), Monster (2002), North County (2008), Boy in the Stripped Pajamas (2009)

Fav. Exercise - Zumba and 5k Running

Fav. Drink - Iced Venti Skinny Vanilla Latte at Starbucks

Fav. Food - Fresh Italian Comfort Food!

Fav. Activites - Shopping. Dining Out with Friends, Sleeping. LOL! or Clubbing!




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  • v -WRKNG2ABTTRME-
    Today's Featured Motivator! emoticon
    214 days ago
  • v CZIMMYRNCEN
    John you are seriously fabulous!! What an amazing change you have made from your 2008 picture until now...you are my newest hero!! I am so happy to be on the team with you!! I can't wait to do this challenge!!!
    527 days ago
  • v RUTHIEBEAR
    The winter blahs are almost over! I, for one, will be glad to see the last of the snow outside my window.
    One way to beat the blues is exercise - and you are in the top five for team fitness minutes this week! Keep going strong! I am cheering loud for you!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    535 days ago
  • v RUTHIEBEAR
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    I hope you are feeling the POWer of being in the top five for team fitness minutes this week! Continue strong - emoticon ! You are doing it!!!
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    556 days ago
  • v RUTHIEBEAR
    emoticon You are amazing! I hope you already know that! You are in the top five for team fitness minutes this week.

    "People say that losing weight is no walk in the park. When I hear that I think, yeah, thatís the problem."

    -Chris Adams

    You are obviously taking those walks in the park in the form of exercise!! Keep up the fabulous work! I am rooting for you all the way!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    563 days ago
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