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Onetime heaviest woman of province loses 55 kg in 80 days

By Wang Ting and Alex Johnson  (Shanghai Daily)

17:08, July 29, 2013

Cui Weijie, previously the heaviest woman in Liaoning Province at 200 kg, has successfully lost 55 kg in 80 days. During the 80 days, Cui survived apnea and cardiac failure.

She said she was pleased to see her reduced weight and that she is now able to crouch. Cui, currently unemployed due to her physical condition, said she wants to be a baker after losing weight.

According to her coach at an institution for losing weight, Cui exercises for 4 hours every day. The exercises are 5-km walking, strength training and water aerobics, respectively. Cui's meals are planned with restricted amount of oil and salt.

With exercises and planned meals for another 7 months, Cui's weight will be brought down to about 90 kg, according to the director of the institution.

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