When you make the decision to make your health and fitness a priority, you soon realize it takes a lot of hard work and determination before any noticeable results can be detected.
It’s a pretty difficult feat if you have spent most of your life not taking proper care of your body. But ultimately it’ll mean the end result will be a lot more commendable.
And like a lot of us, your New Year’s resolution is probably centered around changing your lifestyle for the better. So here are 16 before and after photos to keep you motivated as you do just that:
1. This woman has a lot to thank for her healthier, vegan lifestyle
She also achieved a healthier, more toned body by working out regularly.
2. From Obese to “Oh, damn”!
His excess fat has been replaced by muscles.
3. She used to have major insecurities
Now she’s very comfortable in the skin she’s in.
4. She used to hide her body
Now she proudly wears tight-fitting dresses
Unfortunately, far too many people who make the decision to lose weight, give up long before they’ve seen any substantial results. They become overwhelmed by the difficulty of changing their lifestyle for the better, and soon begin to pick up their destructive habits once again. But without perseverance, your journey is probably dead in the water.
5. She didn’t think she had it in her to lose weight
But soon enough discovered if she put her mind to it, she could do pretty much anything.
6. It took this lady five months to make this transformation
And she’s still going strong.
7. He’s an avid weightlifter now
Before he always had a bag of Cheetos in his hand, now he always has weights in his hands.
The woman featured in the video below lost an astounding 70 lbs after eradicating the hugely destructive habits she had become accustomed to from a young age:
8. He has changed his entire lifestyle
Despite his young age, he managed to lose 70 lbs in just five months.
When you start respecting your body by consuming food that is good for you, you will do wonders for your emotional health. Becoming healthier and fitter isn’t just about how it changes you physically but also how it affects you mentally.
9. She’s looking younger than ever
She’s also a lot happier with her new lifestyle.
10. She’s changed more than just her hair color
She’s changed her whole life.
11. It took a minute for the motivation to kick in
But when he started, he just couldn’t stop!
12. She couldn’t stop herself indulging in junk food
Little did she know, she was about to embark on a hugely impressive weight loss journey.
It is hugely important to love yourself and your body regardless of what it looks like or how other people perceive it. And that’s because when you start loving yourself, you’ll treat your body with the respect that it deserves. You’ll want to have a stronger, healthier body and will be willing to put the effort in.
13. She felt overwhelmingly self-conscious before
Now she’s more confident than ever.
14. Couples that diet together, stay together
As proven by this devoted couple:
15. He has dedication in spades
As showcased by this impressive before and after photo:
16. She’s changed her eating habits for the better
And is extremely proud of the results:
No one ever said weight loss was easy, but thankfully, it is an attainable aspiration for everyone.
Good luck to anyone who is undergoing their very weight loss journey. Remember to persevere and realize that you deserve to get the most out of your potential health, both emotionally and physically