Getty Images Losing weight is hard. Losing weight in the public eye? Now, that’s something else entirely, coming with all sorts of pressure and scrutiny. But these guys did it. Of course, we can credit the personal chefs, nutritionists, trainers, and others who made it all happen, but ultimately, losing weight is a matter of willpower—and we’d like to credit these dudes for putting in the work. Let these 25 celebs serve as all the inspiration you need to finally shed those pounds in 2019. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 1 Kevin McHale The Glee star was spurred to change his diet from stomach pain. “I had been working through an intestinal/digestion issue that was eluding diagnosis and that really took a toll on me," McHale told us. As he put it, he had become “skinny fat,” eating out almost every night. McHale changed his diet, ended up with a trainer, and lost seven pounds of fat and gained five pounds of muscles in the span of … [Read more...] about 25 Celebrity Weight Loss Transformations
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Jonathan Clinthorne went from midnight chimichangas to “big-ass salads” and found a passion for running ultramarathons. He lost 100 pounds in the process and has kept it off for a decade. This is his story.The BasicsAge: 32Height: 5’10Heaviest weight: 251Current weight: 145-150Total weight loss: 100 poundsLives in: Denver, COIn college, Jonathan ate like a football player but wasn’t on the team.“I went to Michigan State, a Big 10 School, and lived your typical freshman college lifestyle, eating a lot of cafeteria food. In high school, I played varsity sports and was very active, but in college I lived with football players and ate like they did but didn’t work out like them. We ate chimichangas before bed and a lot of fried foods. About the only physical activity I got was a 15-minute walk to class and after that I would say, ‘I worked out today.’” Visiting a favorite campsite led Jonathan to his breaking point. For each day of … [Read more...] about This Man Ran His Way to a 100-Lb. Weight Loss Transformation. Now He’s an Ultramarathoner.
For each day of January, we’ll spotlight a new story of physical and mental transformation. Click here for more. . Chad Dean kicked off 2019 on his usual truck route from Fort Worth, Texas, to Cranston, Rhode Island. His 14-year-old daughter, Taqua, accompanied him on his week-long commute, and during a routine rest stop, he suggested they run a few laps around the truck for 15 minutes. They laughed the whole way through, but when he sat back inside the driver's seat, Dean began to cry."Daddy, what’s wrong?" Taqua asked."I just realized what you said in the first episode of My 600-Lb Life, and what you wanted to do with your father," Dean responded."That I wanted to run with you," Taqua added, before tearing up herself. Nearly three years ago, the idea of Dean and Taqua doing any physical activity together seemed impossible. In April 2016, Dean, a self-proclaimed food addict, weighed 701 pounds. He was confined to his couch and was forced to collect disability checks … [Read more...] about Star Chad Dean Opens Up About His 400-Pound Weight Loss Transformation
1 of 30 Christina Aguilera The Liberation singer and former The Voice judge lost 50 pounds in 2015. Her secret: Taking time off from her hectic schedule. “Without the grueling production hours, Christina can focus on her music and her son and most important on herself,” a source told People. “It’s amazing what having some personal time can do, not only for the body but also for the mind and the spirit. She has been trying new types of foods and exploring new methods of exercise. Not for diet or weight, but more for her mind and well being and overall sense of good health.” Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 2 of 30 Al Roker Topping out 340 pounds, the Today Show host decided to get weight-loss surgery to get back down to a healthy size. He lost 150 pounds post-operation, eating mostly a high-protein and low-carb diet. He even wrote a book about his journey, Never Going Back. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 3 of 30 Carnie … [Read more...] about 30 Celebrity Weight Loss Transformations That Will Seriously Inspire You
1 of 50 Stephanie Hall "The feeling after you finish your run is amazing to me. The point where you feel like you can’t go any further and you prove your body wrong by pushing through. I always feel so accomplished afterward. I use running as a stress reliever. It is very therapeutic. It has helped me more than any medicine I’ve ever taken."Read more of Stephanie's story Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 3 of 50 Tanisha Crichlow "Understand that it is a marathon, not a sprint. Some days may not be great but don’t beat yourself up. Also understand what works for you—maybe only for you. Tracking my food and running have been my unlock, but everyone must figure out what’s best for them. It could be meal prep, cutting out certain foods, doing more cross training... Whatever it is, do what you can practically manage, and also enjoy."Read more of Tanisha's story Advertisement - Continue Reading Below … [Read more...] about These Incredible Weight Loss Transformations Will Inspire You to Get Healthy