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Inspiring: This Woman Filmed 100 Days Of Working Out, Leaves the 300lb Club

This video will get you inspired to keep up or jumpstart that winter workout routine.

San Francisco resident LaKeisha Shurn
San Francisco resident LaKeisha Shurn
The following was written and posted in the Huffington Post, an AOL brand, like Patch.

The Huffington Post  |  By Cate Matthews 
 
Prior to undertaking the #giveit100 challenge, San Francisco resident LaKeisha Shurn was feeling down on her body and on herself, but her resolve to take control of her life is apparent from day one.

"I have low self-esteem, I am going through depression, and I want to change all of that. Next hundred days I will be on the journey of losing weight and finding myself," says Shurn at the beginning of the video.

And find herself she did.

As part of the #giveit100 challenge, Shurn uploaded a video every day for 100 days of her working out. The videos documented and provided focus for her journey, and before long, things were looking up.

One of the last shots of #giveit100's compilation is Shurn showing off a significantly slimmer waistline, but the most heartwarming moment may be when she proudly demonstrates her newfound ability to lift her leg above her shoulders.

Shurn lost an impressive 18 pounds in 100 days, but more inspiring is the love Shurn found in herself.            

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