It’s that time of year again when the weather starts to get warmer, we begin to wear fewer layers of clothing, and suddenly we realize that all those winter snacks and lazing by the fire on cold, dark nights have got us looking a little, well, fat.
Yep, it’s diet and gym membership time, because everyone wants to go to the beach but swimsuit shopping is super scary. Can’t they do something about the fluorescent lighting in those tiny change rooms so that my upper thigh cellulite looks at least a little less hideous?
Whether you’ve got a lot or a little to lose, or just want to tone up and add a few kilos of muscle mass, there is no day like today to get started. Healthy eating and exercise are huge lifestyle commitments but are ones that can radically change your life your the better.
Need some inspiration? Check out these 21 incredible people who not only transformed their looks but also their health by losing weight.
1. 126 lbs lost between them!
Perhaps love is the best motivation.
2. Down 48 lbs in eight months
Just look at that tiny waist!
3. 151 lbs lost in two years
“For each pound that I lose, I capture a Pokémon! I have finally caught the entire First Generation. Now to start on Gen 2!”
4. They lost 170 lbs together
And got much healthier, too.
Want even more motivation to lose weight? Then check out the video below it will give you five science-backed steps to help you shed those pesky extra pounds:
5. In just eight months, she let go of 88 lbs
Small portion sizes, eating regularly, and finding a fitness activity that works for you are key points to losing weight.
This next woman has completely changed her look…
6. It may have taken six years, but she’s lost 100 lbs that aren’t coming back
What an amazing transformation!
7. Lost 84 lbs in two years and added a heck of a lot of muscle!
This man was fighting depression while raising three kids alone and still managed to transform his life. He’s unrecognizable now!
8. This woman lost 100 lbs
And has kept it off for over a year now!
9. Another person who lost 100 lbs
It took her two years and health problems were her main motivation.
10. 170 lbs gone!
All from changing her diet and fitness regimen.
You’d never recognized this next guy now…
11. He lost 141 lbs
And did it in just 16 months!
12. Down 91 lbs in two years
She doesn’t look like the same person!
13. 92 lbs, gone forever!
Look how skinny she is now!
14. She lost 150 lbs in just 15 months
She’s proof that it’s not just your body that changes, but also your face.
15. She lost 72 lbs in seven and a half months
She’s just glowing!
The next guy used to be very obese. Not anymore…
16. He lost 161 lbs in less than eight months!
He credits regular exercise and eating six small meals a day for his success.
17. He lost 90 lbs in 13 months
His shirt says it all!
18. She lost an incredible 220 lbs in just two years!
She looks unbelievable, and so much younger, too!
19. He lost more than half his size!
Pasquale Brocco was once 605lb but he lost whopping 326lb! Now he runs his own weight-loss coaching program.
20. She lost 100 lbs after her husband cheated on her
Living well is always the best revenge!
21. This woman now competes in a swimsuit!
“I never thought I would be able to wear a two-piece, let alone be comfortable in my own skin. I can honestly say today that I am.”
Now get moving!