15 People Whose Motivational Weight Loss Photos Will Drag You Out of Bed and Straight to The Gym
Losing weight isn’t all that hard once you remain committed to your exercise routine and diet. The problem is many of us are too slack in being motivated enough to give up a comfortable lifestyle and the foods that are increasing the pounds. What we need is a push and a huge motivational element to kickstart a weight loss journey that can transform us into the object of our own desire and that is someone who has lost a lot of weight. That being said, the people below are true inspirational figure who can motivate us on losing weight. These are people who were fed up of their life and the way they looked and decided to do something about it. That is what those who are overweight need to do exactly if you really want to be a success story too.
1 Joan Macdonald: From 199 lb to 135 lb
Joan Macdonald was always visiting the doctor’s office in 2016 because of deteriorating health. At 70 she was taking medication for high blood pressure and cholesterol. She ultimately gained the realization that she needed to make a change and do something about her health. Motivated by her daughter Michelle who is competitive powerlifter and professional chef, Joan started out on walks. She then began yoga and strength training with 10-pound weights till she achieved a dramatic transformation. Her story is even more inspiring because she achieved this at seventy years old.
2Johnny Li: From 199 lb to 135 lb
This transformation was posted by a redditor going by the handle of Johnnyzli. This is his transformational before and after picture going from 199 pounds to 135 pounds. He says three years ago he needed to eat three large meals a day. With intermittent fasting that included eating only twice a day or once depending on the weight loss goals, today he looks like this.
3John David Glaude: From 220 lb to 160 lb
Today John Glaude is a fitness blogger who shares his weight loss journey on his social media channels. A few years ago Glaude was weighing 360 pounds but after a consistent routine of diet and exercise, he went to 200 pounds. Today he is a YouTube influencer for health products and is followed by hundreds of fans. His transformational video got 2 million hits.
4Courtney: From 360 lb to 200 lb
Courtney underwent a dramatic 360-degree transformation as you can see here from these pictures. She went from a massive 480 pounds to 270 pounds in two years. She posted on reddit that it requires a mindset overhaul. “A complete 360 transformation is possible! You can literally not recognize yourself from the person that you use to be. All things are possible and it starts with the mind.”
5Gwilym Pugh: From 280 lbs to 180 lbs
In 2006, Gwilym Pugh of London was an insurance businessman weighing 280 pounds. His incredible weight loss journey saw him reduce to 180 pounds and today he is no more in insurance but a model for GQ and Bud light. He was discovered on Instagram and then signed on by a top modelling agency. He also joined a band. A great story of living your own life the way you want it.