A Twin Falls man has gone viral and became an inspiration for people all over the country after he lost 235 pounds and decided to become a healthier and stronger person. His journey was not just about losing weight, but also about finding himself and his happiness again.
Jarred Aslett shared his fitness adventure on his Instagram and other social media accounts. He actually went viral with media like The Today Show and Viral Hog sharing his story. His starting weight was 480 pounds, as of January 1st, 2022 he logged his weight at 245 pounds.
Jarred started the journey after his fiance left him and he decided he wanted to find his own happiness. He was unable to do the things he loved and he has rekindled his love for hiking. In fact, he will be hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, from Mexico to Canada in a little over two months’ time. This hike requires a special permit to do and he was officially approved for the journey.
Aslett has been working out, watching his calories in and his calories out, and sharing his success. He is truly inspirational. It has taken him 18 months to lose 235 pounds. In the grand scheme of things that is a pretty quick and drastic change if you think about it as the rest of his life. Huge congratulations to Jarred and we will follow his journey as he takes this hike along the Pacific Crest Trail and crushes it like he has crushed everything else.