To live a happy and long life, it is very necessary for a person to be fit and fine. However, our unhealthy lifestyle and eating habits are making sure that we remain far from the notion of being fit. There is no denying the fact that obesity supports other illness and if you really want to live a confident, happy and dynamic life, you have to say goodbye to the extra fat in your body.

Keeping oneself motivated is the biggest challenge in this journey of weight-loss and when you find it difficult to keep your motivational level high, just visit the page where you can find the stories of weight-loss transformation of other people.

Here we have listed 15 people whose weight-loss journey can inspire you to a great extent:

Keoni Hudoba

Keoni is presently a master trainer at Barry’s Boot Camp but earlier he was a stage performer and an opera singer. However, he was rejected a lot in the auditions and it was during the audition at Shenandoah Conservatory in Virginia for opera when he faced the harsh truth of his life. The casting director told him that the cause of rejection is not his voice but obesity.

Keoni decided to do something about it and he hit the gym. He got so engrossed in achieving fitness goals that now the gym is his stage and he is quite a great performer as he has lost more than 140 pounds.

 Helen M. Ryan

Helen who was a fitness trainer in her early 20s started eating a lot of junk food as she was going through unhappy marriage with two small kids and eating sugary fat and carbs made her feel happy. In 2003, she realized after the demise of her father that she just can’t live like this as an overweight person and she slowly started her fitness regime.

She has lost 80 pounds since then and has become fearless, has turned into a fitness trainer and has also written books.

 Ben Whalen

Ben got the biggest setback of his life when in March 2015, after the routine check-up, his doctor gave him a pamphlet which was about bariatric surgery. Ben’s doctor suggested him this surgery for weight-loss as he was 390 pounds at that time. He decided to hit the gym and switched to healthy diet. By January 2016, his weight was 205 pounds after losing 185 pounds. Well, that’s an amazing transformation, isn’t it?

 Scott Thompson

Scott was earlier an athlete and loved to play sports but a knee injury in the college brought a halt to his athleticism. He used to sit behind a desk, eating a lot of food which resulted in a gain of 120 pounds in 6 years. Scott became the target of his family and friends who always made fun of his weight until he decided to do something. As per Scott, the hardest part of the weight-loss regime is committing and not knowing how to work out or what to eat. He also emphasized on the need of a workout partner as it makes the workout a little enjoyable. He lost 120 pounds to get this toned look.

 Nancy Anne Martin

Nancy saw her mother suffering from health problems as she didn’t take care of herself properly. Nancy didn’t want to face such a situation and never wanted her kids to see her in this position. It was then that she decided to work on her body and lost 49 pounds to look slim and hot.


The singer-songwriter Cinderose is a vegetarian who tracks everything that she eats and usually, she has her first meal of the day at noon. She makes sure that she gets enough protein and has lost 35 pounds in 3.5 years. She got the motivation to lose weight from Reddit where she later posted this before-after photo of herself.

 Angel Rodriguez

Even his mother was not able to recognize him when he met her after seven months. During this period, Angel worked on his body, lost 121 pounds of fat and put on solid muscle of 20.5 pounds. Angel’s wife Gigi also played a great role in his weight-loss journey by making sure that he ate healthy.

 Angelique Millis

She was a big emotional eater so she used to eat a lot whether she felt sad, happy or stressed. But she also felt embarrassed when she had to ask for dresses of larger size from the salespeople. Then came a moment when she realized that if she didn’t reduce her weight, her health will suffer big time. Since then she has changed her lifestyle and eating habits; she has lost 40 pounds and now she is a fitness expert.

 Shannon Julia

Her confidence was pretty low as she was unhealthy and overweight from a young age and she knew that it has to be changed soon. She joined a big gym despite the fact that she was afraid of going to the gym and spent a huge sum on the membership fees, something she regrets till now. Then she joined a small gym near her house and fortunately, she got the guidance of some fitness experts there and since 2008, she has lost nearly 85 pounds.

 Erika Nicole Kendall

Erika lost 165 pounds by joining healthy eating habits with regular workout. She underwent high-intensity interval training (HIIT) which not only allows the calories to burn but also develops the muscles that are needed to give the body a toned look. What’s more, HIIT also helped her in sustaining the weight-loss.

 Pat Barone

Pat was taking anti-depressant pills and one day she realized that the reason of her depression is her over-eating habits. As per Pat, anybody can lose weight but it is more important to understand yourself, your fears, values, motivations and the purpose of life. She lost 92 pounds since then and now she is a healer who helps other people.

 Geaux Anne

Geaux used to weigh 260 pounds but in the last 2 years, she has lost 130 pounds, proving herself as the best example for “Obesity to Bodybuilding”. She reduced the intake of carbohydrates to a great extent and also underwent IF as well as HIIT for losing weight. After she achieved her goal of weight-loss, she started the weight training.

 Reddit user Smithersboss

We have heard many times that hard work and patience pay off; in the same manner, sobriety, diet, and exercise have also paid off for the Reddit user Smithersboss. He used to weigh 360 pounds and after 18 months of hard work, he lost 170 pounds which brought his weight to 190 pounds.

 Reddit user viperstrike05

This Reddit user lost 76 pounds in 17 months and the best advice that he got was “get comfortable with being uncomfortable”. As per him, small changes in life can bring big results; it’s a long process like a marathon and not like a sprint. Quitting soda also helped him a lot and improvement was quite visible in two weeks.

 Reddit user J. Michelle

The pretty woman lost 43 pounds by making healthy food and exercises a part of her lifestyle. She was not much comfortable in a bathing suit earlier but now it’s no more a problem for her. She ate 1400-1700 calories per day and her fitness regime included exercising 3 times a week, swimming, climbing and running 5 kms.

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