Robin Akers had dieted in her entire life, losing weight and putting it back on again.
In January 2013, the now-59-year-old New Carlisle resident decided to make a change. With diet and exercise, Akers has lost more than 130 pounds and is now a competitive power lifter.
“Once I picked up those weights, I was hooked,” she said.
Akers is one of many people in Springfield who made a change to combat obesity. Watch the video and read more of Akers’ weight loss journey in our monthly Healthy Springfield story in Sunday’s Springfield News-Sun.
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