How best to lighten my bike?

So, I do like my Diamondback Recoil, despite its low cost, because it is a comfortable fit for me.  However, one problem with the bike is that it is heavy.  On the MTBR website, someone weighed his Recoil and said that it busted the scales at 37 pounds.  I need to find a way to lighten this bike up, which should not be too difficult, since the components are so cheap and heavy anyway.  However, the big debate is where to begin?  Should I replace the rear shock first or convert the wheels to tubeless?  Or should I replace the front fork, which is next to useless anyway?  Where would I gain the greatest weight savings?  Any blog reader feedback would be appreciated. 

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