August 27, 2015
4 Body Transformation Stories That Will Have You Running for The Gym
Are you looking to make a life-long change? Get started today, and see how far you can go. See before and after photos of people who slimmed down and got incredible results. The people featured here are the living, breathing proof that we have the ability to change our bodies and our lives. Sarah Suski After, enduring a painful labour that led to a C-section and long recovery, Sarah started acrobatics. "At the time, I didn't realize how much of a challenge I was setting myself up for. I am short, asthmatic, and have weak joints. I had never seen myself as physically strong or capable," she says. But aerial acrobatics changed all of that. "It has taught me to value my muscles, to look for the things my body does well, and to appreciate it for the things that it can do." Mary Mack Mary Mack lived a very charismatic lifestyle. Almost a decade ago, Mary made the decision to get fit. She was suffering from heavy drinking and smoking. "I left corporate America, quit smoking, and got sober. In the process, I lost 45 pounds and fell in love with fitness," she says. Now, she's a personal trainer, wellness coach and a competitive body builder. Tracy Cook Three years ago Tracy was working 15 hours a day, including weekends with little or no time to herself."I had never been able to consistently stick with any type of fitness activity. My life centered around work and that is what had defined me," she says. After, realizing that her health was in jeopardy, she started running and using kettlebells. Eventually, she lost 50 pounds and completed 12 races. "My transformation is so much more than just physical. I have found a love of strength training and that is what truly makes me happy," she says. Colleen Murphy Colleen suffered from several health problems that led her to take seven daily medications by the time she was 25. She became pregnant and was at risk for her baby's survival. After, the baby was born Colleen joined Weight Watchers and lost over 100 pounds. "Running became a new passion, so much so that when I became pregnant with my son I ran the entire pregnancy, even completing the Boston Marathon at 34 weeks," she says. "I had a low risk pregnancy and a healthy baby, and the best part is I now have to take zero daily medications!" Do you have a motivational weight loss story? Inspire others by sharing your transformation!