Sometimes it takes two. Together, Debbie Robinson and Kris Gates lost more than 200 pounds since last January. They have each other to thank. The women motivate each other to go to the gym, even when they would rather watch TV, and resist the siren call of waistline-wrecking foods.
"You try to stay more focused because you know you’re accountable to another person besides yourself," Gates said.
She has lost 91 pounds and shrunk to a size 10. Robinson, her workout partner, has lost 111 pounds. The two friends met almost three years ago at Lakeside Wellness in Omaha where they both take a water aerobics class.
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