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Student sheds 85 pounds to become a Marine #Marine #USMC

Student sheds 85 pounds to become a Marine #Marine #USMC

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2013/03/marine-student-sheds-85-pounds-to-sign-up-033113w/ Student sheds 85 pounds to become a Marine By Gina Harkins - Staff writer Posted : Sunday Mar 31, 2013 8:16:37 EDT Jamie Albonetti was about to start her senior year at the University of Memphis when she decided she wanted to become a Marine like her grandfather. There was just one problem — she was about 80 pounds too heavy to qualify. At 5-foot-5 and 230 pounds, the then 21-year-old psychology student knew she’d have to get in shape, so she put herself on a diet and fitness regimen, motivated by her goal of becoming a second lieutenant. “Initially, I didn’t really know anything about dieting,” Albonetti, now 23, said. “I limited my calories to 1,400 per day and never went over. And I started doing the ‘Insanity’ workouts.” She used a smartphone app to help her keep track of wh...

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