New Carlisle resident Robin Akers shares how she lost more than 130 pounds over the last three years.

Healthy Springfield: Clark County woman lost 130 pounds

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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