Lori Harvey on shedding weight she gained when she started dating Michael B. Jordan

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Lori Harvey
Lori Harvey
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Lori Harvey opened up about her workout regime and recent weight loss journey in a TikTok video.

She revealed that she gained 15 pounds (7 kg) of ‘relationship weight’ when she started dating Michael B. Jordan. The model then detailed what she did to ditch the weight.

“Everybody’s been asking like what it is I specifically did to get my body to this point. So when Mike and I got together, I gained like 15 pounds of relationship weight, and it was horrible, none of my clothes fit, it was just not OK,” she said.

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"So I've been consistently doing Pilates for like the last year. I've done it for a few years, but I've been really consistent the last year. And when I was trying to drop weight, I was working out like five, six times a week, and I would even do, for the first month and a half, I would even do two-a-day."

The model and influencer said she was on a strict calorie deficit diet. "I think I was consuming like 1 200 calories in a day, max. I was trying to do like meat and veggies and like minimal carbs," she shared.

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Besides Pilates and her diet, Lori also did regular cardio exercises.

"I had this sprint interval circuit that I would do, so I would do Pilates in the morning, and then I would sometimes directly go to the gym and hop on the treadmill for 30 minutes, or I also like to do a hike, or I would run the stairs, just some type of cardio," she says.

"That's how you drop. Pilates alone is not gonna make you lose weight, it's just gonna give you long, lean muscles. So yeah, that's how I did it."

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