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See how Daniel overcame a tragic death, kicked his McDonald's habit, and doesn't plan on stopping with a great diet and fitness program that helped him cut two-thirds of his body fat!
By: Other Writer
Sean overcame many obstacles to get to where he is today and he never took no for an answer. Check out his motivational story!
After trying diet and after diet with no success, Adam decided that Gastric Bypass surgery was the best option for him. Read on to learn how he shed 132 pounds right here!
Adrien Sanchez spent 4 years building tons of muscle! But he had also gained fat! Read on to see how Adrien discovered that he needed a revolution in his diet and training program to drop 60lbs of body fat below!
Ahmed gave himself 6 weeks to get into better shape and surprise his family. He surpassed even his own expectations.
Alex had a tough year and found himself unable to pay for a personal trainer. Read on to see how one of Bodybuilding.com's free 12 week programs whipped him back into shape!
Andras always knew that he wanted to compete, but it wasn't until a friend suggested a contest that he became motivated. Read on to learn how he shed 42 pounds right here!
Andrew went from a 'round' little kid to a severely overweight adult. After a wake up call about his overall health, Andrew decided it was time for a change. Find out how Andrew cut an amazing 60lbs!
Anthony decided to enter a bodybuilding show with the encouragement of a few friends who had done it before. As a result Anthony ended up losing 39 pounds and 28% body fat.
Anthony had first decided to start lifting weights to become a stronger swimmer, but he soon found that bodybuilding had become his true passion. Read on to learn how he packed on 33 pounds of muscle!
Areya was tired of being teased and tormented about his physical appearance. Enter, lifestyle change! Read on to see how a combination of diet and exercise helped him lose almost 70 pounds!
Arvin wanted to put some muscle mass on his scrawny frame and have a body like those he saw in the fitness magazines. See how he added 30 pounds of muscle and sculpted the body of his dreams.
Ben had always been a chubby kid, but towards the end of his freshman year in high school, he decided that it was time for a change. Read on to learn how he got motivated and shed 50 pounds right here!
Benjamin O'Leary did not want to be the run of the mill fat college kid. Find out how he got motivated to lift weights and compete in bodybuilding!
After a near fatal motorcycle accident Billy started to pack on the pounds. He knew that something had to change. Here's how he did it!
After his wife announced that she was pregnant, Bob knew it was time for a change. Find out how he got healthy by losing 70 pounds and quitting smoking and drinking!
Throughout his entire life, Bobby had been excluded from activities because he simply wasn't big enough. Read on to learn how he changed everything by packing on 37 pounds of muscle!
By: Other Writer
Bodybuilding.com's Editor in Chief Kris Gethin presents 'Body by Design', a revolutionary 12-week diet and exercise program to transform your body forever!
Limitations are created and overcome in the mind. Clyde didn’t need a specific reason change his life. Family and business were enough. In the end, he did it for himself!
Simple day-to-day activities were painful for Johnathan at 365 pounds. See how he lost 170 pounds in 18 months and built a massive fitness following!
Elmer struggled to adjust after he left the Army. The military structure he needed was gone. He replaced it with weightlifting and made a remarkable transformation!
The insecurities associated with morbid obesity overwhelmed Aaron's existence until he found courage to transform. See how he lost 30 percent body fat and 217 pounds!
Adam's life changed when he discovered a forum thread mocking his fat body walking out of McDonald's. See how that moment drove him to lose 170 pounds!
The war on fat is decided in the kitchen. Tony realized this immediately and took advantage. He played a numbers game dominated by statistics and won! Now his body is sculpted art!
By: Trent Lootens
Vilachack Ladara used motivation and support from his family as fuel to win one for the United States Air Force in Bodybuilding.com's 2011 Military Challenge.
New Year's Day gets people thinking about the past, the present, and future. Andrew wanted his old body back and his present condition was unacceptable. He sought change!
Anthony took one look in the mirror and knew that he had let himself go. After experimenting with bulking he got his fitness program on track. Read on to see how he did it.
Joe just wanted to get bigger for baseball, instead he increased his agility, range and strength through weightlifting. See how he changed his body, his life!
The power of bodybuilding has far reaching ramifications. Nimrod is proof. He found Bodybuilding.com and constructed a plan to put his flabby days in the rear view mirror!
When Rob started the Kris Gethin Trainer, his fit knowledge lacked detail. After 12 weeks of videos with the Welsh warrior, this Aussie was hooked!
James’ body was battered like a pier in a hurricane. A miraculous back surgery gave him his life back and he lost 100 pounds becoming a man of strength.
Josh suffered a horrible string of luck that would have finished most people forever, but life didn’t stay bad for long. He found the strength to pick himself up through fitness!
Playing middle linebacker at the college level is brutal. John broke his neck playing football and spent two years recovering before he could pump iron again.
His environment didn’t help his cause in the beginning, but Adam stood firmly by his goals and lost 65 pounds. His triumph propelled him to help others in need of fitness coaching!
When your girlfriend bets that you can't commit to the gym, it's time get serious! That's what happened to Ruslan, who responded by gaining 50 pounds of chiseled muscle!
Scrawny wasn’t cutting it for Nick. His confidence was shot, he had no game, and his older brother’s legacy seemed impossible to live up to. See how Nick flipped the script!
Bijan was motivated to no longer be the 'fat kid' by the results that he saw when he began working out. With over 100 lbs lost Bijan is building his dream body. Check out his story!
Blair ran out of excuses for his morbid obesity and entered the $100,000 Transformation Challenge to ignite his fitness fire. See how he lost 17 percent body fat!
Marco was insecure in his pear-shaped body and tired of his troubled ego. He adjusted his mindset, found influential friends, and kissed his obese physique goodbye!
College football demanded Ray put on weight. Unfortunately, it was mostly fat from burgers and fries. See the shift he made to lose 14 percent body fat and get chiseled!
Dylan lost weight for military standards and uncovered a fiery drive buried under his oversized body. See how he went from 34 to 10 percent body fat!
Stian took control of his life after years of fast food sabotage. The South African rehabbed from two broken arms, lost 24 percent body fat, and competes at an elite level!
Edwin waged war against blubber and came armed with a flamethrower. See how he lit flab on fire and went from 48 to 9.4 percent body fat!
Eric's body burnt fat for 84 days straight with a steady mix of dedication and dieting! See what it takes to go from 24 to five percent body fat!
Charles lived through a car accident and a two-month coma that significantly altered his future. See how bodybuilding helped to heal his mind and body!
Chris was beaten down and discouraged from years of missing his own expectations. The former Marine found help from an IFBB pro and pledged to transform!
Brandon needed to reinvent himself in order to improve his endurance and self-esteem. Once he discovered Hitchfit he was on his way back to a fit and healthy lifestyle.
Alcohol abuse and unhealthy eating habits kept Ben from seeing his true potential. News that he was going to be a father motivated him to trade beer cans for dumbbells!
By: Trent Lootens
Inspired by both his fire department lieutenant and his little girl, Charlie Keller won the BSN Transformation Challenge and became a ripped work of art.
The scale scares Chett to death. He’s seen it climb to 400 and vows to never see it again. It took him 18 months to lose 200 pounds and 10 years to reverse the damage with muscle.
Drew didn't want to be a product of his environment. He rose above his surroundings and showed others how to live healthy. The best part: he's just getting started!
Lifting became more than a hobby when Chris committed to compete in an NPC show with his girlfriend. As the bar took more weight, the fat came off to reveal his shredded physique!
Athletics instilled a fierce ethic deep in Melih's bones. See how he achieved single-digit body fat and graced covers of respected fitness magazines!
When using stairs feels like facing Napoleon's army, you must change, or you'll die. Brian chose the former – with a vengeance.
Carbs and alcohol blocked Daniel's abs from the sun and demoralized his goals. Check out the nutrition plan that revealed his cut physique in competition!
Danny was frustrated and couldn't lose weight. He took a big risk, had gastric bypass surgery, and started on the fitness trail. He's not finished yet!
David laid his excuses to rest and made a commitment to change. He was tired of being tired. That realization allowed him to persevere through pain when most would’ve given up!
By viewing his transformation as a project and asking for help, David built a stronger, better, healthier physique. Want to do the same? Check his instruction manual!
Derek hit the weightroom to cut vacation fat and rekindled a goal to compete that had been shelved for years. Get the plans he used to take first place with 4.5 percent body fat!
Nobody gave him a chance. Not even his ex-girlfriend. So, Javier went on the offensive, lost 120 pounds, and shut mouths every step of the way. Now, he says thanks to the doubters!
Eating became a nightmare for Dominique, but he overcame the terror and built a body of steel. See how this physique competitor lost 140 pounds and 30 percent body fat!
Donovan was ready and willing to shed his high school image and reach his full body potential. Read on to see how Donovan packed on the muscle!
There were many reasons for Andy to shape-up. His cholesterol was shot; his blood pressure was in the dumps. But silencing the doubters was the icing on the cake.
All Doug ever wanted to be was a rock star, but when it didn't work out, he turned to fitness. See how bodybuilding changed his life and shaped his physique!
Paul made rookie mistakes in his bodybuilding, but a work ethic steeped in athletic experience took him to the land of muscle milk and honey.
Eric made serious cuts to his laissez-faire diet and it showed across his entire body. See the changes he made to achieve a chiseled look with five percent body fat!
Eric refused to follow his dad's diabetic fate and committed to change his lifestyle. See how he lost 131 pounds with a healthy mix of training and nutrition!
Eric Gibson was a business major until he realized that he had more business being a health, fitness, and exercise science guru. Once he found the stage, he was hooked.
Injuries devastated Billy’s soccer career in the U.S. He returned to Ireland and lived in depression for years until he found a renewed spark. See what made him return to glory!
Getting skinny to score chicks didn’t work like Colt thought it would. He needed muscle and he knew it. See how he built tree truck legs and ascended to the top of the podium!
Scott’s world flipped when he switched gyms and discovered muscular diversity. See how his detailed approach prepares him for a future in bodybuilding!
Weight problems held Matt back in several areas. It cost him a college baseball career and years of depression. See how he reclaimed his health and inspired thousands!
Brad didn’t see his weight as a problem until his father died of complications from obesity. When reality hit, the teen had a choice to potentially suffer the same fate or lose the weight.
Wrestling taught Josh to diet like a champion and work like a beast, but a massive college workload diverted his priorities. See what reenergized his fitness focus!
Ricky abandoned Cajun feasts for healthy food to fuel his competition goals. See the diet and training plans that cut 19 percent body fat from his physique!
Nate was depressed as an early teen. His skinny frame looked unhealthy and the weight room intimidated him. See how he busted barriers and added 50 pounds of muscle!
Body By Design opened Jesse's eyes to new ideas about training and nutrition. He compounded the newfound knowledge with Kris Gethin's Hardcore Trainer and got shredded!
James downed his last drink at midnight on New Year’s Day and started his journey. He followed Kris Gethin’s Trainer, became friends with Adam Gethin, and got ripped!
A personal trainer introduced Jordan to fitness and taught him the basics. As his intensity grew, Jordan started lifting with seasoned veterans who rounded out his weaknesses!
Roland tried on numerous occasions to drop weight. Through his exercise surges, he lost 160 pounds (his current weight!). See how he shed half a man!
Petier was a prototypical skinny guy, bullied and discarded. Bodybuilding helped him grow into a bold body. See how he gained 40 pounds of hulk!
Martin was ready to transform his skinny frame to muscular stature. Despite criticism from friends, he changed his workouts, diet and lifestyle and reached 5% body fat!
If Steve had downtime, he was either training or preparing meals. That dedicated plan of attack drove him to lose 102 pounds and 30 percent body fat in one year! See how you can too!
James fell into bad habits as he got older and the pounds crept up on him. Enter HitchFit and a training program that got James back in the game. Read on for his fat busting program!
In one year, Jareem Maduro torched 60 pounds of fat to reveal a chiseled physique that was a testament to his voyage. Check out the secret to his shred success!
Jasper Roe stepped away from the hectic college lifestyle and taught himself nutrition 101 on a student budget.
Being the fat, out-of-shape dad wasn't appealing to Jeremiah. This Montana outdoorsman wanted something better for his family. His friend pointed out the Hyper Shred Challenge and it was on!
His last name says it all, Jeremy is a 'New Man,' with a fresh start. See how he lost 33 percent body fat and lifts iron with a sense of urgency!
Jeremy had part of his brain removed to help halt devastating seizures. After his surgery he gained a lot of weight, but he worked hard, got fit and never let fear grip him!
Jonathan shook his food addiction and discovered internal motivation to sculpt a cut physique. See how this aspiring model incinerated 107 pounds and 27 percent body fat!
Jordan followed the Bizzy Diet to perfection and cut 75 pounds and 17 percent body fat. See the tip and tricks he used to maintain consistency through adversity!
The Cellucor Strong To The Cor Challenge motivated Joseph to lose 25 percent body fat and 46 pounds in six weeks! See how his methods can work for you!
The 2012 MusclePharm Live Shredded Challenge ended on the day Joseph left for Thailand. He couldn't ignore the opportunity to show off his ripped physique!
This world was rough on Justin, but he was done taking it in stride. He chose to advance. With Greg Plitt's help he leads a new life!
Greg was the last person anyone expected to complete Kris Gethin's 12-Week Hardcore Trainer. He did with strong perseverance and an unwavering will to change!
Kenneth was motivated to lose fat so he could join the military and accomplish his dreams. Check out the amazing path he took to lose 279 pounds and 52 percent body fat!
Consistent determination propelled David into a lucrative fitness class. See how he overhauled his life and went from 28 to nine percent body fat!
Life came easy to Fernando when he committed to health and fitness. He saw improvements across the board and let the tidal wave of inspiration carry him into uncharted waters!
Benny’s renovated his small frame with intense weight training exercises. The added muscle boosted his confidence and the healthy lifestyle improved his GPA!
Bipolar II disorder and medication didn't give Anthony a chance at life. A medically approved diet and Kris Gethin's trainer were the answer to his lifelong problems!
Joseph was an athlete through high school, but he was very small in stature. With proper motivation and religious dedication, he packed on 40 pounds of muscle!
LiveFit became a permanent fixture in Philip's life when his cousin married Jamie Eason Middleton. See how the program transformed his life from the inside out!
An addiction to pain killers nearly derailed Adam's life. He checked into rehab to get well and rejuvenated his love of muscular physiques. Then Adam built one of his own!
Jordan dropped 160 pounds! That's like the end of a life-long piggy back ride. See how he found a way to live with his new self!
Hardship and crisis drove Marek into the gym where he became immersed in the fitness culture. Now he has ripped abs and competes at 7 percent body fat!
Motivation eluded Elias when he needed it most, but when his health stabilized the Canuck focused his drive on lifting. Now his muscles pop out everywhere!
Kyle shriveled to 140 pounds when a motorcycle crash put him in an upper-body cast. He regained mobility, lifted relentlessly for two years, and built 50 pounds of muscle!
Micah LaCerte wanted to have the kind of body that he grew up idolizing. He ended up accomplishing his goal and then some along the way. The sky is the limit for Micah.
Micah completely changed his body composition as a teen and turned fat to muscle after years of hard work in the gym and kitchen. See how you can too!
The average scale couldn't measure Michael's weight and doctors feared for his life. See how this fighter lost 300 pounds with sheer will and determination!
Ben's midlife crisis brought his shortcomings into light and put his health into perspective. See what he changed to build a ripped physique with 5 percent body fat!
Josh took up bodybuilding as a hobby to help him in the cage, and boy did it! He added 20 pounds and cut his body fat in half!
Chuck doesn’t need anyone to tell him how to fix his life. He binged on food after abusing alcohol, saw his reflection in the mirror, and reversed the damage by attacking the weights!
Watching his friends step on the competition stage was enough to propel Jacob into the weight room. He took the torch, got serious about nutrition, and built a powerful physique!
Nicholas trained his mind to believe his body could change and the results were staggering. Check out this teen's 112-pound weight-loss crusade!
The 2013 BSN Summer Shred Transformation Challenge came at the perfect time for Noah. See how he carved a ripped physique with 8 percent body fat in 12 weeks!
Hansel did everything wrong. He ate wrong, moved wrong, smoked, drank and generally failed at health. Then he found Bodybuilding.com and Kris Gethin’s trainer righted everything!
Oli reached a dreadful 210 pounds at 5-foot-6 but staged a massive calorie cutback. See what triggered this Brit to lose 43 pounds and 18 percent body fat.
Weeks of disappointing progress photos pushed Mathew to the brink, but he stayed strong, battled a nasty flu, and got absolutely shredded!
Paul overcame heart attack and blood clot scares with a dedicated fitness plan. See how this 49-year-old bulked up and stays healthy and leveled on the bodybuilding stage!
Sean went to a bodybuilding show back in ’07 and found himself inspired. See how he spent 4 years building a stage-worthy physique!
Phillip sat in uncomfortably high fat zones for years before making a commitment to fitness. Get the training and nutrition plan he used to burn 18 percent body fat!
Kyle is a warrior. He knows how difficult consistent training can be. With the help of his best friend, he never wavered. Even on the toughest days, Kyle found a way to the gym!
College had its way with Andrew's body. When the party was over he repaired the damage and created new, healthy habits. See how he turned his party pack into a sculpted six-pack!
Sylvester Stallone movies brought out the best in Kevin. He once did a series of push-ups during Rambo First Blood to get his juices flowing. That same fire still burns uncontrolled!
Dominic got sick of being pushed around in sports, so he dusted off a lost generation of iron and began his muscle quest. See how he packed on 30 pounds!
Richard's weight peaked at 455 pounds and he couldn't fit into school desks. See how he battled to lose more than 200 pounds of fat and added muscle to backfill his frame!
He embraced the jolly, fat-guy mentality to get by, but Kurt’s insecurities eventually surfaced. See how he emerged 92 pounds lighter and 100 times more confident!
Rodney found consistency in prison to focus on training and God. See how he lost 89 pounds, got shredded, and built faith to compete at age 44!
Jaden lost direction while recovering from a torn ACL and MCL. Before he knew it, he hit 240 pounds! Looking for change, he found Kris Gethin's 12-Week Trainer. The result? See for yourself!
Xbox and unforgiving peers had a stranglehold on his thoughts. Ramon escaped by making a deal with himself. He faced unhealthy habits head on and became unrecognizable!
Robbie was a beast on the Rugby field until knee injuries ruined his career. See how he recovered and recalibrated to crush heavy weights and build a frame of iron!
The clincher that drove Robins to transform was his son that followed unhealthy habits. See how it motivated him to lose 30 percent body fat!
He started with a pair of dumbbells and advanced his knowledge through Bodybuilding.com. Josh emulates the late Zyzz and lives the lift life. You can too!
Jay Cutler provided an endless stream of motivation for Ryan to power through grueling workouts. See how he went from fat to fortified with single-digit body fat!
Ryno left his sedentary life to capitalize on great genetics that produced mass muscle. Now he's a monster among men! Use his training plan for explosive gains!
As a football lineman, Jordan had to be fat to do his job. When football ended, he saw an opening to become a different person. See how he lost 126 pounds in one year!
Sean was tired of screwing around with fad diets and unreliable training programs. See how this fighter took his fat to the cleaners and lost 127 pounds in two years!
Sean knew at age 14 that he was on an unhealthy path, so he took steps to ensure his body would grow with muscle maturity. Check out the results he garnered through heavy lifting!
Depression and unhealthy decisions nearly doomed Sean when he returned from military service in Afghanistan. See how he rallied to lose 50 pounds in 12 weeks!
Drayk wrote his own workouts after realizing how small he was, but when he found a quality gym his results increased 10-fold. See how he packed on 40 pounds!
Shawn's prayers were answered when he found Kris Gethin's Hardcore Trainer. See how this former Marine lost 47 pounds and 26 percent body fat in 12 weeks!
Demetri matured enough to know he needed a bigger body to prosper in a big world. See how his time, energy, and study to bodybuilding earned him what he wanted!
When Edwin started going to the gym, he would train, and go next door to buy pizza. Over time, he learned the importance of nutrition to show off the body he was building underneath!
Drugs and alcohol ruined Seth’s early college experience. He kicked his own ass for allowing it, lost 100 pounds in 10 months, and started over with a foundation of muscle!
Gabriel’s guardian angel guided his family through shared sets of surgeries to remove their colons. Once he was healthy, his ascension to the weight room was inevitable.
This Aussie used to pass out from too much cardio and too little nutrition. Six years later, Daniel is shredded! See what sparked his mind to shift focus toward healthy lifting!
Amer eviscerated 25 percent body fat and became a proud owner of striated abs. His story compels people to live in his image and follow his principles!
Tired of being overweight and out of shape, Tate Confer decided to take his fitness into his own hands. With his family's help, he transformed his body and embraced a new, healthy lifestyle.
Josh gained mass to keep his girlfriend asking, but he found great pleasure in his gains. He matured into a man of muscle, 50 pounds heavier, stronger in body and mind.
Matt and his wife pursued fitness as a couple, strengthening their bond and bodies alike. See how Matt shaved 4 inches off his waist and discovered a new way to live!
Mehmet’s belly got in the way of quality time with his son. He tried excessive cardio, but it was weight training that transformed him into a bodybuilder. See how he lost 35 pounds!
Dan resembles Superman now, but once he looked like a kid destined to be carried out of his bedroom for the local news. Learned how he turned his life around in superhero fashion.
Scott needed to get into better shape in order to land his dream job as a fireman. Read on to see how he demolished his goals!
Bodybuilding.com gave Zane the tools, confidence, and formula to create the 'I = CAN' equation. He applied it to every challenge and accomplished things he thought were impossible.
Tommy broke down. His weight terrorized him. Fresh dedication and some friendly advice helped him go from obese to organized. He lost 125 pounds!
Timmy initially transformed to impress a girl, but was intoxicated by euphoric endorphins. See how a gym addition helped him lose 90 pounds and 20 percent body fat!
When the scale teetered at 300, Paul went into shock. He was trapped in a body incapable of normal function. See how he lost 112 pounds and uncovered shredded muscle!
Working the night shift didn’t help Cory’s cause. His gym bag collected dust and his body fat went haywire. See how this former college football player stiff-armed fast food!
Troy went through some rough patches and handled stress with food. It took years to reverse his depressed actions, but now he is fit and fired up to help others!
Troy topped out at 525 pounds before realizing he had to overhaul his lifestyle or face serious consequences. See the amazing, four-year path he took to lose 315 pounds!
Tyler's college wrestling career ended with injury and drove him into depression. See how the Cellucor Strong To The Cor Challenge brought him back to fitness!
Erik realized his weight was out of control when he struggled to walk the family dog. That spurned a lifestyle change that crossed into surgery and a new body!
Olu wasn't sure where fitness would take him. All he wanted to do was feel and look better. Apparently, he did something right because this guy has haters bowing at his feet!
His definition of victory is different than most. Victor wanted to be a better dad; one who didn’t get sloppy drunk and eat with reckless abandon. He buried the past and put on mass!
Fat stood no chance against Vinnie's all-out mentality to get shredded. Check out the tactics he used to eviscerate 19 percent body fat and reveal chiseled muscle!
Anytime someone loses 100 pounds, Bodybuilding.com bows as a show of respect. Michael’s triple-digit weight loss journey is totally incredible and deserves recognition. Here’s to you, Mike!
William's dirty bulk ended immediately when people said he looked fat. See how he trimmed the excess blubber and revealed a massive physique with 10-percent body fat!
Daniel grew up to be a huge man, but set out to change. He hit the treadmill, hit the road and a car hit him. See how Daniel recovered from his accident and his past.
Larger boys called Zain a runt and smashed his pride to pieces. See how he got the last laugh and put years of hard work into a body destined for greatness!
Congratulations Jed Reese for being selected as Bodybuilding.com's Fit Employee of the Month! Jed was chosen for his tireless efforts to make every goal a success. Here are his secrets to a phenomenal transformation. Read on.
Brad was tired of being the small, skinny kid, so he decided to start lifting weights. Read on to learn how he turned this hobby into a passion and packed on 22 pounds of muscle right here!
After Brett's friends encouraged him to concentrate his efforts in bodybuilding, he realized how unhappy he truly was with his physique. Read on to learn how he shed 45 pounds right here!
After being told what he couldn't do for most of his young life Brian chose to take his destiny into his own hands and decide for himself what he could do. Read his amazing transformation story!
After losing his father, Bryan knew he needed to change his lifestyle immediately. Read on to learn how he turned his life around and packed on 25 pounds of muscle!
Byron's turning point came when a friend's father cracked a fat joke at his expense. Read on to learn how he shed 105 pounds and 25% body fat!
Caleb Craig knew that he had to change his lifestyle for his health and well being. Read on to see how Caleb shed 165 pounds and changed his life forever.
After being diagnosed with testicular cancer, Cody decided that he was ready to make a change in his physique. Read on to learn how he packed on 37 pounds of solid muscle right here!
By: David Gluhareff
In the year 2000, on December 19th, weighing an enormous 508 pounds, this larger-than-life celebrity flew to New York City to meet with a top surgeon to see if he would be a candidate for Gastric Bypass surgery. Learn more.
Chad walked a long road to win the 2012 Elite Ambition Challenge. Grueling, worth it. Now, he can enjoy the fruits of his victory, including being ripped!
Chaz knew he needed to get in shape if he wanted to be successful on his high school football team. Read on to learn how he shed 30 pounds right here!
Chris knew he wanted to compete before his 40th birthday, but his physique was less than stage ready. Read on to learn how he got the motivation he needed to shed 55 pounds and begin competing!
Chris wanted to get back the physique that he once had and not become unfit in his thirties. Read on to see how he whipped his body back into shape and sculpted a six pack in the process!
At 317lbs Claudio had practically given up on finding a diet that would help him achieve the results he desired. With a jump start and information from BB.com Claudio was able to kick his weight loss and fitness goals into gear! See how he did it!
Colton needed to gain control of his health and fitness. With a little help from a coworker and a lot of help from Kris Gethin he did just that. Check out his amazing transformation story!
Courtney felt unhealthy and suffered from UC, but he hired a trainer and regained his strength. He never lost faith!
Daniel had always been into fitness, but he knew he needed to take it to the next level if he wanted to compete on day. Read on to learn how he got motivated and packed on 32 pounds of solid muscle!
Darin was tired of looking in the mirror and not liking what he saw. Read on to learn how he gained the motivation to shed 72 pounds and 19% body fat while packing on pounds of muscle!
After competing in 2009, Dave felt like his fitness goals fell off the face of the Earth. He set a goal to compete again and only had 10 weeks to get it done. Find out how Dave shredded an amazing 11% body fat below!
David let himself go after his first child was born and decided that it was time to get back into shape and prepare for a competition. Read on to see how he did it!
David's doctor told him he needed to get healthy. Find out how David dropped 76lbs and transformed his physique!
David Johnston was overweight for most of his life and wanted to make a change for himself and his family. See how he lost over 70 pounds and competed!
David Lee Perez wanted to become a fitness model, but he faced personal struggles to get motivated. Discover just how David got dedicated to a program and cut 29lbs of body fat in just 8 weeks!
David was up to nearly 250 pounds of mass but it was taking it's toll on his endurance so he dieted down. See how he was able to shed excess weight and sculpt his ideal body!
David always believed that he needed a huge bulking cycle to put on quality muscle, but soon he realized that he could put on the mass without being overweight. Read on to learn how he shed 40 pounds!
Dennis wanted to be a good role model for his children, so he decided to make a change. Read on to learn how he got motivated and shed 11% body fat right here!
Derek's bad habits were leading him into a liftetime of obesity and poor health. Read on to see how he switched gears and made a commitment to living fit.
David always thought he was in shape until he found himself unable to keep up with his troup on a hike. Read on to see how he executed a fitness 180 and changed his body forever.
Dusty had let his life get ahead of him and he desperately wanted to go back to a healthier lifestyle. See how he completely changed his body and his outlook on life!
Eddie was tired on constantly failing at his fitness goals, so he decided to finally pack on the size once and for all. Read on to learn how he put on 11 pounds of muscle right here!
After going through a bad break-up Edward lost the motivation to stay fit. With the help of his friends he found himself and returned to the gym. See how he changed his life!
Elijah was trying to put on mass at all costs and lost his muscle definition. However, with a little help from his friends he got back on track and up on stage. See how he accomplished his goals!
By: Other Writer
At Cy's home, Shawnee lays out her plan and finds out that Cy used to be very active and fit years ago. Then, it's on to the infamous fridge raid where Cy reveals his ice tea habit. At Michael Blanks' Body Theory Fitness Center, Cy gets the standard fitness assessment before getting initiated at their exclusive DRENCH cardio class. Shawnee offers tips on disclosing health information to your trainer.
By: Other Writer
Shawnee pops in again at Cy's home for a fitness checkup, and finds out Cy's weekdays are easy, but temptations show up on the weekends. This week Shawnee brings in her secret weapon, Life Coach Wendy Ladd to discuss accountability and discipline with Cy, and offer some tips for the viewers. Down at the Rock Gym in Long Beach, Cy's in for an exciting day of rock climbing. Manager Emily offers tips on climbing.
Eric was cut from baseball tryouts during his first year of college. That day, he walked straight to the weight room and took up a new hobby. He found the motivation to push his limits, and gained 22lbs of ripped muscle - find out how he did it below!
When Erwin decided to bulk up for MMA, he soon found that he was going about it all wrong. Read on to learn how he educated himself about proper training and nutrition to shed 55 pounds!
By: David Robson
In the following exclusive interview, Chef Jay discusses his amazing transformation and shows that with strength of mind and a commitment to excellence there is nothing to stop anyone else from doing the same.
By: Maria Kang
The Fitness Cure Podcast features Bodybuilding.com's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in as she interviews friends and industry leaders and they discuss what it takes to be successful not only in fitness but also in life!
By: David Robson
For former All American athlete Terence Haynes, food was a necessary part of his pre-competition preparation. It also became something that would almost cost him his life. Find out how he lost over 200 pounds in just one year!
Frank was overweight and unhappy until he discovered the benefits of regular exercise and made a dramatic change to his lifestyle. See what motivated him!
Enrico Willis once though that bulking meant eating everything in sight. Read on to see how Enrico changed his diet and learned how to stay lean.
By: Other Writer
Timothy was tired of being the skinny kid on the block and decided to make great changes to his body. Learn more about his training and how he gained 34 lbs. of muscle, while losing 3 lbs. of fat. All in 28 days!
Greg was inspired by a friend to start working out in order to transform his slim physique. Read on to see how he added 27 pounds of muscle and changed his body.
Chad always knew what he wanted to look like and decided that it was time to make his dream a reality. Read on to see how he added 45lbs of beef to his skinny frame.
Mike Conol complained of being ridiculed. But talk is cheap; it was time for action. Here’s how he turned his body and his life around.
Gareth was tired of being skinny, so he took the time to research proper training and nutrition and hit the gym hard. Read on to learn how he packed on 39 pounds of muscle right here!
Gary was tired of being picked on because of his weight, so he set his sights on getting ripped. Read on to learn how he shed 70 pounds right here!
After being offered a supplement sponsorship with MuscleTech, Gerard knew that he needed to get into the best shape of his life. Read on to learn how he shed 26 pounds and 18.5% body fat!
After injuring his back and pelvis in a skiing accident Cody fell victim to poor habits. Read on to see how he took control of his diet and nutrition and got himself back on track!
Matthew found the inner strength that he needed to overcome his illness in the gym. Read on to see how he changed his eating habits and added size to his frame.
He had always been interested in hitting the iron, but it wasn't until the beginning of 2007 that he got serious with his physique. Read on to learn how he shed 51 pounds right here!
By: Bill Belfert
Bill Belfert is here to share his story of how he lost 25 lbs in 8 weeks with the help of BodySpace!
By: Other Writer
This is the story of me, and my first bodybuilding competition. No, I am not a famous professional bodybuilder or a professional athlete, but am simply a man with goals and dreams just like you. I am writing this article for you and your benefit.
A new country and a new language made Sarkhan forget his fitness. Tired of his stubborn belly flab and a soft body, he made serious goals and stuck to them. See his serious results!
After a challenge from his father, Prateek Yadav began a life-long fitness journey. Learn how this all-natural, vegetarian machine perfected his physique!
Jad quickly realized how unhealthy his physique was because of his inactive lifestyle. Read on to learn how he decided to change everything and shed 72 pounds of fat!
Jamar first began bodybuilding for the ladies, but it soon became his passion and he wanted to see just how far he could push his physique. Read on to learn how he packed on 66 pounds of solid mass right here!
James was tired of his poor eating habits and wanted to make a change. Read on and see how James managed to not only change his diet but find a workout routine that helped him get results!
James was no stranger to the gym but he didn't have the body that he wanted so he decided to take his training up a notch. Read on to see how James transformed his lifestyle and sculpted a new fit body!
Jeff had always struggled with his weight, but he finally decided that enough was enough. Read on to learn how he shed 21.8% body fat right here!
Jeff had made a commitment to himself to get in shape by the time he turned 40. Learn how he accomplished that goal and more by shedding 57 pounds!
On April 1, 2008, Jeffrey was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, which sent him into a state of depression. Read on to learn how he decided to fight back and lose 90 pounds right here!
Jeremy had taken up running to lose some extra weight, but it wasn't until he hired a personal trainer that her really began to see results. Read on to learn how he shed 73 pounds!
Jerry knew that it was time to change his body and with a little push he began his transformation. Read on to see how he was able to change his lifestyle and shed 73 pounds.
Jimmy suffered a horrific road accident and permanent injuries that took him out of the Army and out of control. Find out how Jimmy began a battle to drop 101lbs and add lean muscle to his frame, finally getting his life back!
All throughout his childhood, Joe had been picked on because of how skinny he was. But after his freshman year of college, he decided it was time to make a change. Find out how he packed on 26 pounds of muscle!
Joel was tired of feeling uncomfortable in his clothes, so he decided to do something about it. Read on to learn how he studied up on bodybuilding and gained all the tools necessary to lose 41 pounds!
John lost his motivation when he started college. But one day he decided that he could take control of his diet and change his body! Find out how John demolished 12 Percent body fat to get a ripped six-pack below!
One morning, John took a long look at himself and realized that he wasn't happy with his overweight physique. Read on to learn how he got motivated and lost 163 pounds with proper diet and exercise!
From the hockey rink to the bodybuilding stage, this investment banker sought a strong and confident body!
Joseph knew that he needed to make a change when his work was becoming too difficult for him. Read on to learn how he turned his physique around and shed 63 pounds!
Josh was tired of being the tall, lanky guy and started lifting in order to gain lean muscle. Get his training, nutrition, and supplement program below!
Josh had always been into weight lifting, but it wasn't until a visit to a pro bodybuilding show in 2006 that he realized that he wanted to compete. Read on to learn how he shed 58 pounds!
Joshua was tired of being the fat, funny kid in school, so he decided to change everything and begin bodybuilding. Read on to learn how he shed 48 pounds and began competing!
An injury ended Kamil Nicalek's soccer dreams. Cue up a new dream: becoming a fitness model. See how far he has come—and where he’s headed from here.
By: Kelly Eiesly
I started dieting after the holidays when I looked in the mirror and saw how much body fat I was carrying. Here's a rundown on what I did to lose weight, a 1 RM accident, recovery after, and more. Read on.
Kelvin was tired of the mental and physical toll being out of shape had taken on him, so he decided to start lifting weight. Read on to learn how he lost 68 pounds!
As soon as Kenneth picked up his first barbell, he became hooked on fitness. Read on to learn how he educated himself about proper nutrition and training and packed on 28 pounds of solid muscle!
A strange accident resulted in his weight ballooning 206. After a couple unsuccessful attempts, he resolved to change his life and lost 43 pounds and 14% body fat.
Kevin Furlong didn't want to start college at the lightweight status he had maintained for high school wrestling. Find out how he transformed his body from the 'skinny kid' to a strong, lean physique by adding 23lbs of clean muscle mass!
As a personal trainer, Kevin knew that he needed to find the motivation to overcome his bad moods and bad habits. Find out how he sculpted the body of his dreams and shred 47lbs of fat to reach a healthier lifestyle!
Kevin's motorcycle accident left his physique in less than perfect condition. But once he saw an infomercial for the P90X system, he decided it was time to get back in shape. Read on to learn how he shed 60 pounds!
Khalid was always interested in working out, but it wasn't until 2008 when a received a training book that he knew he needed to get serious. Read on to learn how he packed on 27.7 pounds of solid mass right here!
Josh Bonner took bodybuilding science to a whole new level and sculpted himself into competition shape.
When Kyle decided to bulk up, he soon found that he really loved bodybuilding and being stronger than his peers. Read on to learn how he educated himself about proper training and nutrition to add 65 pounds!
Kyle felt like he wasn't getting anywhere in the gym so he decided to do a little research and it paid off. Read on to see how Kyle turned education into results!
After 2 weeks of military training, Larry decided to see just how far he could push himself to get the physique he'd always dreamed of. Read on to learn how he shed 36 pounds right here!
When August topped the scale at 200 pounds he decided it was time to re-evaluate his fitness goals and get his diet on track. See how he changed his meal plan and learned to love cardio.
Zsolt committed himself to living a healthier lifestyle for himself and his family. Read on to see how this family man shed 69 pounds!
Aaron was always interested in lifting, but he never paid any attention to his diet. But after educating himself about nutrition, he decided it was time to get serious about his physique. Learn how he lost over 100 lbs right here!
Adam made a commitment to himself to get back in shape and work towards a fitness goal. So, with the help of his trainer, he got down to business. Read on to learn how he shed 9% body fat and began training for his first contest!
Alan started working out during college as a way to get into better shape. But it wasn't until he started to focus on nutrition that be began to really see results. Find out how he lost 35 lbs here!
Alan's weight caused him to have countless health problems. After realizing that he needed to make a change, Alan began learning about nutrition and exercise. Read on to learn how he lost 68 lbs!
Alastair could no longer accept the way his life was heading and decided to change it. Read on to learn how he shed over 80 pounds!
Alberto took up cross country running, lost a lot muscle, and was not happy. From this time he has been on a roller coaster ride of weight changes. A bulking cycle is where the story starts. Learn how he went from 250 lbs to 198 healthy lbs.
Alex wanted to be healthier for his family and set a good example for his two young sons. After dropping 65 lbs he entered his first bodybuilding contest and came in 4th. Find out how he did it!
Alexander tore his hamstring and was in a cycle of drinking he could not escape. Then he thought: ‘What better time to change than while in a war zone?!’ Learn how he lost 25 lbs over the course of 6 months.
Amado was sick of getting winded from doing simple, everyday activities. So he decided to finally get in shape. Learn how he lost 75 lbs right here...
Andrew's unfortunate perils of life had caused him to put on some excess weight. After being diagnosed with Epilepsy, he decided that now was the perfect time to get his life back in order. Learn how he shed 40 pounds and got back his self-worth!
Andrew had taken some time off from training and let his off season get the best of him! As his weight skyrocketed he knew some guidance was in order. See how he went from a chubby 220 lbs down to a very lean 172 lbs!
Andrew loved to eat and did so without a second thought. He was also picked on a lot. Well he got tired of that and went on to lose over 75 lbs! Check out his amazing transformation right here!
Arthur's weight had caused him to have a health scare, so his doctor told him that he needed to drop the extra pounds. With hard work and dedication, he dropped 147 lbs and began competing. Learn how he did it right here!
Aunter wanted to get rid of the body fat and have a body worthy of a competition stage. Learn what kind of training & dieting he did and how that helped him lose 58 lbs and 14% body fat!
Ben was always the funny fat guy growing up. But after a divorce left him bigger than ever, he decided it was time to get in shape and drop the weight. Read on to learn how he lost 23 lbs of fat!
After Ben was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps he became a couch potato. In this transformation he talks about getting stretch marks from all the fat and wanted that to change. See how he lost almost 100 lbs. right here!
Ben was out of shape and, at 425 lbs, considered himself a very large mammal. He was embarrassed when friends wouldn’t even ask him to help them move! See how this amazing and ongoing transformation has led to a 145lb loss!
After being picked on as the skinny kid in school I decided to learn more about training and nutrition. I started being serious about training and managed to go from a scrawny 125 Lbs. up to 170 Lbs. bulked. See how I did it right here!
BenoÃ®t was tired of being the skinny kid and with some encouragement from his father decided to start training. Get his training and nutrition plan right here and see how he gained 57 lbs in two years!
Bill started the downward spiral because of work conditions, marital status, and various other reasons. After a visit to his doc he made the life altering change and went on to lose 34 lbs and a great deal of body fat. Learn more right here!
While driving to work one day, Bradley caught a glimpse of himself in the mirror and saw past the reflection. He began to fully understand how his unhealthy lifestyle was taking a toll on his body. Read on to learn how he shed 210 pounds of fat!
I was happy with the way I looked at the time because for the first time I could remember I was not the â€˜fatâ€™ kid. Now I had the bug and wanted a six pack. See how I lost 63 lbs & 9 inches off my waist!
At age 29, Brandon was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. After a visit to his doctor, Brandon decided that in order to reverse his symptoms, he would get healthy. Read on to learn how he lost 20 pounds right here...
After stepping on the scale and not believing what he saw, Brett decided that it was time for him to get serious about losing weight. Read on to learn how he dropped 33 pounds and 13.5% body fat!
Brians main motivation for change is his students. He didn't want to set an unhealthy example for them, so he made a commitment and lost and kept off 70 lbs. Learn how he did it right here...
The stresses of life took a toll on Brian's body. But once he found the right motivation, he was able to drop the weight and begin building some serious strength. Read on to learn how Brian lost 40 pounds!
Brian did not want to continue the downward spiral that was being caused by his obesity. With many health problems he knew it was time to change. See how he went on to lose over 100 lbs and almost 30% body fat!
Chris had always been active, but after suffering a back injury playing football he spent a summer sitting around eating. The realization that he was out of shape hit him hard.
Chris was tired of feeling uncomfortable in his own body, so once he heard about the MuscleTech Transformation Contest, he decided that this was his time to change. Read on to learn how he shed 38.7 pounds right here!
After taking 3 months traveling for work, the eating and drinking out took their toll on Chris' body. When he got back, he decided he was going to get in shape or die trying. Read on to learn how he lost 30 lbs...
Chris took it upon himself to ditch complacency so he could live the life he wanted. Learn about his fight to regain a normal life and how he lost approximately 127 lbs during this amazing transformation!
The stresses of divorce left Christopher's body in terrible shape. But after reaching his heaviest weight, he decided to take control of his life. Read on to learn how he dropped 75 pounds!
Clarence was tired of seeing himself as a large, out of shape, middle aged man. See how he got tired of being that way and made the steps to change everything. See how he went from 250+ lbs down to a healthy 200 lbs and only 12% body fat.
I got tired of being talked about from the people who would whisper about what a freak I was and how much my joins hurt. See what I did and how I was motivated to lose over 265 lbs and almost 30 pant sizes!
At first Corey started putting weight on for football but then it became an obsession. See how he made some drastic changes to go from a fat 245 Lbs. down to a lean 193 Lbs. and only 12 % body fat. Read on...
Ctgblue wants to be able to back up what he writes so he started preparing for a real contest. See what he to walks the walk and loses 44lbs in 13 weeks to compete!
I got started about 8 months ago when I realized that just being strong was not enough. I needed to lose some weight. See how I managed to go from 220 lbs. at 16% body fat down to 162 lbs. and only 4% body fat. Learn more...
Daniels main reason to change was his strong family history of health problems and he is not willing to accept the same fate. See what he did right here to lose 25 lbs. and more than 16% body fat!
David only started making a change after a number of embarrassing events including a life threatening health problem. See how he lost over 80 lbs and 10 inches off his waist!
David started training at a local gym which sparked his interest to become a bodybuilder. Learn how he stopped the permanent bulking period and went on to lose more than 46 lbs!
At age 37, David decided it was time to get in shape. He was overweight, unhappy, and there was no gym where he lived. Learn more about this amazing transformation and how he lost 50 lbs and a whole lot of waist!
David was living the American dream. But when stresses at work caused him to have a health scare, his weight suffered. So he made the decision to get healthy. Now, he's earned his pro card and is in great shape. Learn how he lost 60 lbs here...
Doug started his quest to lose weight because he did not want to follow the same path as the rest of his family. See how he managed to lose over 48 pounds and over 10 inches off his waste... right here!
Doug grew up playing sports and did not slow down until he moved out... He started partying and putting on weight. Finally he realized what was happening and went on lose 63 lbs. Find out exactly how he did it...
Dr. Victor Prisk was preparing for a bodybuilding competition and decided to complete a 12-week transformation. Read on to learn more!
Drew was always overweight, being teased as a little kid. Once he left for college, he decided that this was the time for him to make a transformation. Read on to learn how he educated himself of the importance of nutrition and dropped the weight!
Dustin was embarrassed to let anyone see his wedding pictures because of his weight. He knew he couldn't live like that anymore, so he decided to make a change. Read on to learn how she shed 171 pounds and gained his self-confidence back!
Dustin was not happy with his performance and he was not happy with his weight gain. Learn how a great support team and strict training & diet plan helped him lose a whopping 47 lbs! Check it out.
In high school, Earl was always known as the skinny kid. Determined to change his reputation, he joined a weightlifting class and began packing on the muscle. Read on to learn how he put on 86 pounds and gained his self-confidence back!
As his brothers slowly began getting into shape, Emmanuel took a long look at his physique. Once he realized that he wanted to look and feel good, he began researching diet and training. Read on to learn how he shed 70 pounds right here!
Many of Engineer Brown’s fraternity brothers had worked out and got nice results so he figured it was about time to do the same. See how he changed his life and what he did to lose 12 lbs and 2 in. off his waist!
Dr. Eyad had unknowingly suffered a stroke at the age of 28. At this point he lost all hope with weight going up to 210 lbs. See how he made an amazing recovery and competed after losing 25 lbs and over 10% body fat!
Fabian was a professional skateboarder who had to withdraw or see his body fall apart even more. See how weight training helped him become fit, gain 36lbs and give enough motivation to become a personal trainer.
Frank's sports injury in college found him lifting weights for rehabilitation. After seeing how his body changed, he immediately became hooked. Read on to learn how he packed on 55 pounds of muscle!
Frank was tired of the way he looked, and more importantly felt, from his overweight physique. So he decided to seek the help from a few friends and start shedding the weight. Read on to learn how Frank dropped 44 pounds right here!
Gert always wanted to have the coveted six-pack abs and good arms. After a close call with death he gained a new appreciation for life and wanted to make a change. See how his new outlook and training helped him lose 4 inches off his waist and more!
Greg no longer played competitive sports, so his level of activity began to take its toll on his body. But with some help from his brother, he was able to turn his life around. Read on to learn how Greg gained 20 pounds of solid muscle!
Henrijs has been tall and skinny his entire life and wanted to change because it just did not fit the lifestyle he wanted. See what he did with training, supplements and more to gain almost 60 lbs!
Over the last year Holger has made great efforts to change his lifestyle including cutting out those foods that he really loved! He was tired of being fat and shares his story right here! Learn how he has beaten the odds and lost 40 lbs!
Born with a rare disease Ian had slowly eaten his way up to 295 pounds. Find out how Ian got the weight off with the motivation of family and friends.
Ian, who no longer has to follow strict Marine Corps standards, started bulking when he found out he would be unable to compete. Learn how he transformed his body by gaining almost 60 lbs!
Jacob first started lifting weight in high school, but his poor diet led to some less than optimal results. But he finally decided that it was time to make his physique complete. Read on to learn how he shed 46 pounds right here!
Jacob and his family had a rough 2005 which led them to gaining a lot of weight. Well that all changed after a small bet was made... Learn how he won the bet and went on to lose almost 40 lbs and a whole lot of body fat!
After Jake got married, he soon noticed that he was packing on the weight faster than ever. He knew that this wasn't the life he wanted to lead, so he got started down the road to fitness. Read on to learn how he shed 7.6% body fat!
A career change helped Jake take a step back and see that he didn't have the body he knew he was capable of having. So with some hard work and education on nutrition, he managed to drop 18% body fat! Read on to learn how he did it.
James had thought being overweight was normal until he met a girl; he asked himself why someone would be interested in someone with his problem. At that point he decided to change - Learn how he went from 319 lbs to 191 lbs and only 15 % body fat!
James found out after a routine physical that he had to make some drastic changes. See what he did to lose over 100 Lbs. and 12 inches off his waist. Learn more about this amazing transformation...
James was working in bars and drinking a lot. This was affecting his health a great deal and he was getting tired of it. Learn what he did to finally make a great transformation and gain 25 lbs!
James started training without a clue and then learned he had to eat more to make gains. What he didn't realize was that he couldn't just eat like a pig. Learn how he lost 30 lbs and kept his strength right here!
Jared wasn't happy with how he looked and felt. He was a salesman for a sports nutritional supplement company, so he needed to clean up his image to get others to follow his tracks. Now he's lost 134 lbs and still going. Learn how he did it right here...
Jason is in the U.S. Air Force and had to shape up if he wanted to be the best firefighter he could be. Learn more about his amazing transformation and how he went on to lose more than 20 lbs!
Jeff's first competition left him upset that he wasn't able to be in the best shape he could, so he enlisted the help of Layne Norton. With Layne's help, Jeff was able to drop the extra weight for his next competition. Read on to learn how he shed 86 lbs!
Jeremy was overweight and sluggish until he started doing some research and educating himself about diet and training, then he decided to make a transformation. 12 weeks later, the weight has dropped off and he looks great!
Once Jerome found out his wife was pregnant, he decided to take a break from competitions and pack on some serious mass. But once he noticed that his physique wasn't where it should be, he turned things around. Read on to learn how he dropped 31 lbs!
In February of 2008, Jesse's life took a turn for the worse and he lost all motivation to stay fit. However, once he realized that he wasn't happy with what he had become, he decided to turn his life around. Read on to learn how he dropped 35 pounds!
Like most people, Joey was always struggling with keeping up a fit lifestyle. But in September of 2006, he finally got serious and took control of his body. Read on to learn how he lost 13% body fat!
John went from fat and obese to winning a pro qualifying bodybuilding competition. At 240 Lbs. and at risk of losing his life John managed to get down to 174 Lbs. at 8% body fat for his first contest. Learn how he did it right here!
I was depleted and tired of being out of shape and not happy. During my transformation I've gone from 214 Lbs. to 168 Lbs. and feeling great. Check out my amazing transformation!
John had all sorts of problems, unfortunately, while in high school and it all had to do with being to skinny. Check out this great transformation as he goes on to gain 40 lbs!
John wanted to try modeling, but while he was very active he wasn't living very healthy. Find out how he changed his lifestyle and lost 40 lbs and 9% bodyfat!
John was overweight but very active with outdoor activities. However, after getting into high school video games took over and it all went downhill from there. Learn about this amazing transformation and how lost over 100 lbs!
Josh has always been in good shape and very athletic. However, after attending a private school and then picked on in high school decided it was time to get bigger. See how he gained an impressive 65 lbs!
Josh has had an amazing roller coaster ride of lows in his life including the death of his brother. Eventually, after a series of events, he completely changed his lifestyle and has gained 48 healthy pounds. Learn more right here!
Starting a motivational company with his father, Josh knew he had to transform his body. By staying focused at the task at hand he was able to drop 40 lbs. Find out more here!
A friendly neighbor-to-neighbor fitness challenge left Josh with the motivation he needed to get the physique he had been dreaming of. Read on to learn how he dropped 10% body fat!
Joshua's heavy physique caused him to be uncomfortable. So, with a contest at work as motivation, he decided to get started with the Body For Life challenge. Read on to learn how he shed 38 pounds right here!
Once Kelly decided that he wanted to compete, he realized that he needed to make a lot of changed to his physique. Read on to learn how he got motivated and dropped 34 pounds and 9.5% body fat!
Kevin was getting tired of being picked on in school because of his skinny geek status. Learn how he adopted his father's training practices and put on 50 lbs of quality mass.
How Lee Hayward lost 42 lbs. and won the overall title in a bodybuilding contest. Learn more about this fantastic muscle building/fat loss transformation. Check out his sample training, nutrition, and supplementation details below!
Levi's health problems left him wanting more out of his physique. So he turned his sights on bodybuilding and started down the road to fitness. Read on to learn how Levi dropped 63 pounds and 18% body fat right here!
A tae-kwon-do injury brought Luis' healthy lifestyle to an abrupt hault. After finishing college he decided to rebuild himself. Find out how he lost 79 pounds here!
Luke suffered from Sleep Apnea, so lifting weights always caused him to fatigue faster than usual. But after a visit to the doctor, he found that he was able to start training the right way without worrying about overtraining. Read on to learn more!
Marek has been training now for nine years and loves the feeling of the pump. His main goal in this transformation was to prepare for a drug tested competition. See how he prepared and how he lost 38 lbs.
Maris was tired of being embarrassed by his scrawny physique. So, after educating himself on proper nutrition, supplementation and exercise, he decided to get serious. Learn how he packed on 30 pounds of quality mass!
After realizing how far I had let my body decline I decided to make a life change. See how I lost 54 Lbs. and more than 20% body fat! Read on for the details.
I wanted to be able to take my shirt off and be proud and hold my head high, and be respected by others. Learn right here how Mark changed his life around and how he now maintains a healthy 230 lb frame at 6 ft 7 in.
Mark has been trying to get as big and strong as possible but gained more fat than he wanted. See how he went from a heavy 230 lbs. down to 186 lbs. ripped at 4.5% body fat. Read on!
After emergency appendix surgery Mark let his body go and was not very happy. At one point he became disgusted with himself and went on to lose 30 lbs and 8% body fat. Learn more!
Mark was always the skinny kid up until college when began playing basketball. After playing for a few years, he found bodybuilding and decided it was time to make a change. Now, he's gained over 80 lbs and is in the best shape of his life. Learn more!
Mark was overweight and hated it - he would have to gasp for air just to bend over and tie his shoes. Soon though, he discovered a formula for success and went on to lose over 15 lbs and more than 20% body fat! Read on.
Martyn wasn't content with living his life as the chubby kid, so he decided to focus on dropping the weight and getting healthy. Read on to learn how he shed and incredible 111 pounds and 12 inches off his waist!
Matt just completed the Body-for-LIFE challenge! He wanted to make the change because he was unhappy with his appearance. Learn about his road to success and how he lost 16 lbs in just 3 months!
Matt always considered himself overweight but also strong, so he never worried about diet - that all changed after a bad accident left him inactive for six months. See how he changed everything and went from 245 Lbs. to 215 Lbs. and a 34 waist!
Matthew was overweight and always felt like crap. In addition he had several knee surgeries which sidelined him even longer. See how he went from 227 lbs to 199 lbs and set an example for his kids...
Matthew started down a road of misery after injuring his rotator cuff and found himself gaining a lot of weight. Learn how he changed everything and started a very strict training program and lost 70 lbs!
Mervin had been training for about a year, but he never watched his diet. So after being made fun of from his friends, he decided it was time to start eating healthy and drop the weight. Read on to learn how he shed the fat and gained back his confidence!
After a long summer of eating poorly in 2008, Michael returned to the Air Force to find that he had put on more weight than he thought. Read on to learn how he got motivated to shed 38 pounds right here!
Focused on making a change to his body, Michael decided to give powerlifting a try. But without proper knowledge of nutrition, he soon suffered a shoulder injury that made him re-evaluate his training. Learn how he dropped 33 pounds and 6.6% body fat!
During Michael's amazing transformation he managed to lose almost 200 lbs. See some of the steps he took and how he went against his family's wishes and lost even more weight. Check it out!
Michael started going to the gym to look good for his fiancé, but once he decided to begin competing, he quickly turned up the intensity and began training harder than ever. Read on to learn how he packed on 30 pounds of solid muscle!
Michael got started because he was sick and tired of being sick and tired. He was a slob, with low energy levels and wanted change. Learn right here how he went from 285 lbs. and 46% body fat to 175 lbs and only 8% body fat!
When Mike showed up to his high school reunion 130 lbs heavier than when he graduated, he decided it was time to make a change. So he started making changes in his diet and adding exercise to his everyday activities and lost 80 lbs. Learn how he did it...
Mike had some big events planned in his life, and he knew that if he wanted to achieve his dream physique, he would need to make some changes. Read on to learn how he lost 45 pounds and 17% body fat!
Mike knew that the body he ised to have as a football player was hiding beneath the fat, so he decided that it was time to bring it out. Read on to learn how he shed 70 pounds and gained the motivation he needed to reach his goals!
Mike first began bodybuilding in college while training with his cousin. After two years, he realized that he needed more, so he decided to compete. Read on to learn how Mike dropped 48 pounds and got in contest ready shape!
Nabil was always chubby and continued to gain weight through high school It was at this time he decided to make a major transformation. See how he lost 30 lbs and 5 off his waist line!
Nathan started his transformation because he was sick and tired of being fat. Learn how he lost more than 100 lbs over a 1 ½-year period: includes sample workout, meal plan, and more!
Nick was sick of being a skinny college pitcher and wanted to lift more weights even though he risked losing some speed on his fastball. Learn how he took training to a new level and gained an impressive 30 lbs!
Back in 1998, Nick was diagnosed as a paraplegic and was told he would never walk again. Not willing to sit back and let his life slip away, he decided to take charge. Read on to learn how Nick dropped 120 lbs and began competing!
With his family's history of health problems, Phil knew that he needed to become a positive role model for his children. So, with a goal in sight, he started on his fitness journey. Read on to learn how he shed 12% body fat!
Phillips friends and family had always tried to get him to be more active. Then, after hisdivorce, he moved to Las Vegas and got his life on track. Now, hes 92 lbs lighter and has started competing. Learn more about his accomplishements here...
Randy decided to take a year off from competing, but it soon became apparent that he had let his weight get out of control. Read on to learn how he gained his focus back and shed 54 pounds right here!
Read on to learn how he packed on 38 pounds of solid muscle!
Rick knew he wanted to compete in a bodybuilding competition, but his current physique was less that perfect. Read on to learn how he got serious about fitness and dropped 43 pounds and 12% body fat right here!
All throughout high school, Ronn was always athletic and in good shape. But after school ended, he picked up habits that caused him to gain weight. So he decided to get in shape and get healthy. Now he's down 50 lbs. Learn how he did it right here...
Ronnie was unhappy with the way he looked and how out of shape he was. So, after cleaning up his diet, hitting the gym and starting to play softball, he set himself up on the fast track to weight loss. Read on to learn how he dropped 66 pounds!
Check out my amazing transformation and see how I went from 245 Lbs. down to 165 Lbs. and a 30 waist. I was getting tired just by doing simple everyday things and wanted to enjoy life again. Learn how I did it!
After the birth of his daughter, Ryan's wasn't able to keep up with the demanding task of parenthood and maintain his physique at the same time. But after some inspiration from Pete Siegel, he was ready to get his body back. Learn how he put on 20 lbs!
Sage was always the little guy when he hung out with his friends, but after joining the Military, things started to turn around. He got help from Bodybuilding Pro Layne Norton to reach his goals. Read on to learn how he bulked up and began competing.
Sam first decided to begin training to be a good role model for his children and to increase his self-esteem. Read on to learn how he shed 50 pounds and gained his confidence back!
Scott started lifting because he was tired of being the small skinny kid in school. After training he started seeing changes and eventually went from a puny 135 lbs up to 185 lbs of muscle. Check out his great transformation!
Scott decided to make a change after 2 life changing circumstances occurred in 2008. He knew that this was the time to get the physique he had always wanted. Read on to learn how he shed 12 pounds and 9% body fat right here!
Sean always prided himself in being physically fit. However, over the years his lack of discipline got the best of him and the weight began piling on. But after his daughter was born, he decided it was time to get back into shape. Learn how he did it!
After joining the Navy when he was 19, Sean soon realized that he needed to pack on the weight to keep up with the physical demands. Read on to learn how he educated himself and became motivated to put on 40 pounds of solid mass!
Once Shaun heard about the 2009 MuscleTech Transformation Contest, he knew this was his chance to get the physique he always wanted. Read on to learn how he became motivated and dropped 56 pounds and 16% body fat!
Shawn decided that the MuscleTech $50,000 Contest was the perfect way to get the body he knew he was capable of having. After some hard work and a lot of dedication, he managed to shed 27 pounds and 12% body fat. Read on to learn how he did it!
Shawn was putting on weight despite the fact that he was exercising. Learn here how he changed his diet and other lifestyle habits to lose 33 lbs in just over 3 months! Check it out.
Soni had a relationship disappear, lost his house, business, and career and did not want to deal with it anymore. See how he made a dramatic comeback and lost 66 lbs and a whopping 23% off his BF! Read on!
Stephen started out as a skinny, weak child who just wanted to get huge. After hitting the gym for a few years, he realized that if he wanted to get the physique of his dreams, he needed to cut down the body fat. Read on to learn how he shed 32 pounds!
Steve was a competitive powerlifter who wanted to step on stage as a bodybuilder. In July of '07 he let his drive & determination fuel what would happen next. See what he did to lose 47 lbs as part of his contest prep!
Steve was tired of being teased as the skinny kid, so he decided to put on some mass. But once summer came, he decided to cut his body fat and get shredded. Read on to learn how he lost 30 pounds right here!
At a young age, Steven was diagnosed with diabetes. Not content with living his life this way, he decided to turn to fitness to get his health back. Read on to learn how he shed 20% body fat and turned his life around!
Steven was tired of being small. After returning home from the military, he decided to see just how far he could push his body. Read on to learn how he packed on 20 pounds of solid muscle right here!
Steven was steadily gaining weight throughout high school and soon realized that his life was at risk. He made a quick turnaround and lost over 80 lbs. and over 40% body fat! See what he did right here.
Tan started to find himself in a situation with very little confidence and low self-esteem. See how he managed to lose the skinny guy physique and transform by gaining 50 lbs. Training program and more included!
Tanmay was addicted to sweets as a child, which caused him to add excess fat to his body as an adult. Now that he's grown up, he decided it was time to get himself in shape with proper diet and a solid exercise program. Learn more!
Taras was having a difficult time dealing with how skinny he was. After learning about bodybuilding he was able to gain 26 lbs and raise his self-esteem a great deal! Learn about his great transformation...
Taylor started lifting weights improve his overall strength for baseball. He continued training and became more conscious of proper diet as a bonus. See how he gained 5lbs and lost over 10% body fat right here!
This week's male transformation shows us just how hard a transformation is and how much dedication and determination it takes. Learn right here how TE lost 150 lbs and 20% body fat. He describes his story below.
When Thane was in high school he was kinda just looked over. Not really in any kind of group. Not popular... just there. He promised - never again. See how he went on to gain 20 lbs and lose 6% body fat!
After a health scare in 2007, Tim decided that it was time to get in shape. So, with dedication and consistency, he managed to shed 115 pounds and 24% body fat! Read on to learn how he did it.
Tim had let his health go and didn't realize it until shortly before his annual UASF PT Test... and failed. Learn about the training & dieting that helped him go from 222 lbs to 187 lbs!
At a young age, Todd's professional cycling career landed him in peak condition. But as his passion for athletics decreased, so did the shape of his body. Read on to learn how Todd turned his focus toward bodybuilding and dropped 9% body fat!
Todd became motivated to lose the weight when he heard about the MuscleTech $50,000 Transformation Challenge. With the help of Muscletech supplements, he was able to lose 49 pounds! Read on to learn more.
A car accident left Todd unable to workout, which caused him to put on a substantial amount of weight. But he finally decided to set a goal to get into the best shape of his life. Read on to learn how Todd shed 40 pounds and 10% body fat!
Trey always wanted to get buff and was also getting tired of getting picked on and being called small. See how he gained an impressive 50 lbs during his transformation! They don’t call him small anymore!
Vaughn had gained 60 lbs in less than two years and became that guy on the beach who kept his shirt on the whole time. Learn how he made amazing changes with just a set of dumbbells and went on to burn off 79 lbs over the last 2 years!
William started his transformation for a number of reasons that included being accepted by his peers and impressing his new girlfriend. See how he has managed to lose 25 lbs. and 6% body fat right here!
Xavier was in his last year of high school when he realized just how overweight he had become. See how his dramatic changes allowed him to lose almost 100 lbs and gain a love for exercising!
After seeing pictures of himself from a recent vacation, Zac knew he had let his physique get out of hand. So he decided to get back into shape for the new year. Read on to learn how he shed 40 pounds!
I accomplished my goals by staying focused and dedicated and never forgetting what I was working for. I had constant support in this challenge where I lost 85 lbs and 20 % body fat. Read on for the story!
Zachary first began his fitness journey when he realized that he had spent the holidays overeating and not exercising. Read on to learn how he got serious, dropped 50 pounds of fat and stepped up on stage!
When Marco first decided to hit the gym he struggled to accomplish his goals. But with a new diet and exercise plan he made his physique dreams a reality and set a positive example for his son. See how he did it!
Mario always knew he wanted to get stronger, but he didn't know that once he began training, his goal would shift from simply being big to being massive. Read on to learn how he packed on 85 pounds of solid mass!
At 240 pounds, Mark knew that he wasn't happy with his current physique. Read on to learn how he turned everything around and shed 25 pounds right here!
Mark knew that he wanted to get into the best shape of his life before he turned 50, so he began learning as much as he could about training, nutrition, and supplementation. Find out how he lost 29 pounds right here!
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Bodybuilding.com Customer Service Rep 'Muscle Mania' Matt Biss is taking on a 16-week plan of action to lose 35 lbs. Follow along with Matt's journey in this motivating video series!
By: Matt Biss
Bodybuilding.com Customer Service Rep 'Muscle Mania' Matt Biss is taking on a 16-week plan of action to lose 35 lbs. Follow along with Matt's journey in this motivating video series!
By: Matt Biss
Bodybuilding.com Customer Service Rep 'Muscle Mania' Matt Biss is taking on a 16-week plan of action to lose 35 lbs. Follow along with Matt's journey in this motivating video series! NEW: UPDATED PROGRESS VIDEO!
By: Matt Biss
Bodybuilding.com Customer Service Rep 'Muscle Mania' Matt Biss is taking on a 16-week plan of action to lose 35 lbs. Follow along with Matt's journey in this motivating contest prep transformation video series!
Matt was known as the skinny fat kid, and he hated it! Find out how he transformed his body into a mass of toned, quality muscle.
After Matt's boss dragged him to a locker room and made him stand on a scale - Matt knew he wanted to make a lifestyle change. Read more about how Matt lost 100lbs and cut 11 inches from his waist size below!
Matt had always enjoyed weight training, but it wasn't until he entered college that he began taking it serious. Read on to learn how he shed 45 pounds and stepped on stage at his first bodybuilding competition!
After catching a glimpse of his body fat percentage, mharrislove knew he needed to make a change. Read on to learn how he got motivated to lose 41 pounds and begin preparing for a bodybuilding competition!
After high school, Micah knew he wanted to get into the best shape of his life. So, after putting together a solid diet, workout, and supplement plan, he put his body to the test. Find out how he shed 36 pounds right here!
Michael felt that he could only control one thing in his life: food. When he was diagnosed with anorexia, it shocked him. Find out how he began to fight back and added 28lbs of lean muscle!
Mikael was tired of abusing his body with drugs and alcohol, so he decided to turn his life around. Read on to learn how he got clean and shed 64 pounds!
Mike Dimond suffered a terrible right hand and wrist injury and was told he'd never be active again. But he changed his destiny! Find out how Mike built up 32lbs of muscle to get in the best shape of his life!
Mike knew he was tempting fate by carrying around excess body fat, so he decided to make a change. Read on to learn how he lost 53 pounds right here!
After learning that Carol, Mike's wife, was concerned for his health, he knew it was time to change. Find out how he shed 40 pounds and turned his health around!
Mitchell was tired of being the scrawny kid on his soccer team, so he decided to start lifting weights. Read on to learn how he packed on 40 pounds of solid muscle right here!
By: David Robson
Looking back on the process, it is evident to me that a good plan is essential for bodybuilding success... See exactly how I transformed my body and some lessons learned along the way. Check it out.
Throughout his entire life, Nathan had always been small. During his senior year of high school, he decided it was time to make a change. Read on to learn how he packed on 23 pounds of muscle!
By: Zach G.
That chunky kid in school, the one who couldn't even lift up off the ground to climb the rope, the kid who got winded during the first lap of the mile, the kid who stayed home sick on fitness day, the kid EVERYONE picked on during 'Duck Duck Goose.' That was me.
Nolan knew that he needed to make a change, but he didn't realize just how far his passion for bodybuilding would take him. Read on to learn how he shed 45 pounds right here!
After a visit to his doctor, Octavio knew he needed to make a change to regain his healthy physique. Read on to learn how he shed 64 pounds right here!
After a doctor's visit caused Ed to reevaluate his diet, he decided it was time for a change. He hit the gym and learned the importance of proper nutrition. Read on to learn how he shed the pounds and began competing!
During a visit to an amusement park with his children, Allen got a rude awakening when he was having trouble getting in and out of the rides. So he decided to make a change. Read on to learn how Allen dropped 57.6 pounds and began competing!
Blake knew he had to make some changes in his life for himself and one's he loved. So he made a commitment to quit smoking and get in shape. Read on to learn how he lost 32 pounds and 22% body fat!
As Brian's family grew, he gained a significant amount of weight. After a trip to the doctor's office, he was pronounced obese. So he decided to get in shape. Learn how he lost over 70 lbs right here...
In his younger days, Bryan was in great physical condition. But somewhere along the way, he lost his interest in fitness. After a tragic accident, he decided that he needed to get his health back. Read on to learn how he dropped 38 pounds!
Carter first decided to get in shape after catching a glimpse of himself in a mirror and not liking what he saw. Read on to learn how he got motivated and dropped 41 pounds and 19% body fat!
When Charles saw his mother in the hospital for heart problems, he got a rude awakening to what he really looked like. From that moment on, he's been working hard to drop the fat. Read on to learn how he lost 105 pounds!
Christopher decided to compete one last time, but his prep started him at the heaviest he had ever been. Read on to learn how he found to the motivation to shed 44 pounds right here!
Corky's job had caused him to pack on the pounds over two long years. Once he came to the realization that things needed to change, he got his diet in check and hit the gym. Read on to learn how he lost 73 pounds!
At 39 years old, Damian's health problems caused him to rethink his health status. He decided it was time for a change. Read on to learn how he got motivated and shed 50 pounds of fat right here!
As Dave was approaching 40, he realized that he was vastly out of shape. So with dedication and consistency, he managed to workout and start eating healthy. Learn how he lost 170 lbs right here...
Ever since Dennis was 13, he dreamed of having a great phisique. It wasn't until 41 years later that he stepped into a gym and got serious. Now he's 77 lbs heavier and looks better than ever. Read on to learn how he committed to a healthy lifestyle...
Dennis' family and friends began to get sick due to an unhealthy lifestyle. Fearing that he might be next, he decided it was time for a change. So Dennis cleaned up his diet and began exercising. Read on to learn how he lost 70 lbs and 28% of body fat!
Although Eddy spent his time doing karate, he was hardly in good condition. After seeing a picture of himself at the beach, he realized it was time for a change. Read on to learn how Eddy dropped 9.5% body fat and got into the best shape of his life!
Eric began training at age 14. Once he hit the gym, he immediately became addicted to improving his physique. Read on to learn how he packed on 97 pounds of pure muscle!
Gary spent years trying to shed the weight, but it wasn't until he discovered competitions that he really got motivated to drop the pounds once and for all. Read on to learn how he lost 77 pounds and 29.8% body fat!
After a motorcycle accident left George out of shape and weak, he decided that hitting the gym would help to get his strength back and help him lose weight. Read on to learn how George not only got in shape, but also began competing at age 68!
As a New Year's Resolution, Graham set a personal goal for himself to see if he could attain a six pack at the age of 47. Read on to learn how he achieved this goal and much more by shedding 25 pounds and over 13% body fat!
Greg decided that he needed to start losing weight if he ever wanted to live a life free of medication. So he researched how to live a healthy lifestyle and began dropping the weight. Read on to learn how he lost 69 pounds!
Henry first decided to get into fitness when his girlfriend left him because of his drinking problem. He knew he needed something more in his life. Read on to learn how he packed on 22 pounds of pure mass!
Pushing 40 years old, James realized that his skinny physique wasn't exactly what he had envisioned as his dream body. So he decided to do something about it. Read on to learn how he packed on 50 pounds of solid mass right here!
Jens has been skinny ever since he was a teenager, but was never happy with his scrawny physique. But he finally decided that enough was enough and it was time to pack on the mass. Read on to learn how he gained 18 pounds of solid muscle right here!
After Jerry's divorce, he began to go to the gym to relieve stress. Ever since then, he's been hooked. Learn how he dedicated himself to diet and training right here...
Jim had gained some extra weight after an injury had caused him to stop going to the gym for 4 years. So after recovering, he decided it was time to get back in shape. Read on to learn how he dropped 13% body fat!
In September 2006, some of his friends invited him on a cruise. He wasn't pleased with how he looked so he dedicated himelf and lost 25 lbs and 13% bodyfat. Learn how he did it right here...
When John's wife told him that she wanted to have a child, he took a second look at his life and realized that his physique didn't make him happy. Read on to learn how he changed everything and dropped 80 pounds right here!
In 2006, Joseph suffered a back injury that left him overweight and unhappy. But once the doctor gave him the green light to begin training again, he got back out there and dropped the weight. Read on to learn how he shed 104 pounds and 23.5% body fat!
In 2006, Joseph suffered a back injury that left him overweight and unhappy. But once the doctor gave him the green light to begin training again, he got back out there and dropped the weight. Read on to learn how he shed 104 pounds and 23.5% body fat!
Joseph never went to the gym for fear of everyone making fun of him for being so out of shape. But once he overcame his fear, he became hooked. Read on to learn how Joseph lost 37 pounds with hard work and dedication!
Jesse wanted to make his 49th birthday memorable, so he set his sights on a bodybuilding competition in the near future. Read on to learn how he got motivated and packed on 22 pounds of solid mass right here!
After being diagnosed with a disease that left him wheelchair bound, Keith decided that he wasn't content with letting life get the best of him. Read on to learn how he over came his disease and dropped pounds of fat in the process!
Kevin has been through many ups and downs in his life, but he knew that in order to get back on the right track, he needed to take control of his physique. Read on to learn how he overcame his hardships and shed 32 pounds right here!
Mark first decided to start working out to set a good example for his children. He started training and never looked back. Read on to learn how he shed 23 pounds!
As the economy slowed, Mark found that it was time to put his extra efforts into the gym and shed some extra weight. Read on to learn how he lost 36 pounds and gained a good amount of strength at the same time!
After being overweight most of his life, Matthew finally decided that enough was enough and it was time to lose the weight. So with a goal in mind, he got started on a healthier lifestyle. Read on to learn how he shed 26 lbs and 21% body fat!
Mike was tired of looking in the mirror and constantly being unhappy with his physique. So he decided to try the Body-for-LIFE challenge and shed the weight. Read on to learn how he dropped 40 pounds right here!
Although Mike had been active as a teen, he began to gain a significant amount of weight in his adult years. After meeting his wife, Mike decided that he wanted to give a better life for her. Read on to learn how he lost an amazing 257 pounds!
Nathan didn't like what he saw in the mirror, so he set his sights on a competition and got started down the road to fitness. Read on to learn how he shed 40 pounds and stepped up on stage!
Two years ago, Norm's buddies bet that he wouldn't be able to shed 50 pounds by his 50th birthday. So with hard work and dedication, he not only won the bet, but continued to exercise and dropped 95 lbs. Read on to learn more!
In early 2008, Richard was shocked to see a photo of himself and how unhealthy he was. So he decided that it was finally time to get the physique he knew he deserved. Read on to learn how he shed 60 pounds right here!
Rick Ryan was 45 when he realized he had very little muscle tone and strength. Learn how he dropped almost 30 lbs and went down to 7% body fat...
Rick's knee troubles caused him to re-evaluate his current physique. Once he finally decided to shed the extra weight, he became hooked on bodybuilding. Read on to learn how he shed 28 pounds!
A few years ago, Rob was diagnosed with an immune disorder that left him to evaluate his current lifestyle. Not content with letting his condition get the best of him, he got motivated and shed 60 pounds. Learn how he did it right here!
Rob was tired of getting exhausted from doing the simple day-to-day activities. So once he turned 40, he made the decision to get in shape. With the help of a BodySpace member, he dropped almost 100 lbs. Learn how he did it right here!
As Ruben was approaching 40 years of age, he knew that it was time to start focusing on his health. Read on to learn how he got motivated and dropped 14 pounds and 15% body fat!
Russell Niewiarowski spent over 4 years away from the gym and gained 45 lbs. After reading an IFBB magazine, he decided it was finally time to get in shape. Learn how he did it right here...
Scott Hults was in the Navy when he started showing signs of diabetes. He then decided to change his lifestyle and get in shape. Now he has over 26 contests under his belt and is still competing. Learn how he did it here...
Pushing 40 years old, Scott returned from a routine doctor's visit with a laundry list of health concerns. Not content on living his life taking multiple medications a day, he decided to do something about his weight. Learn how he shed 98 pounds!
Stephen's determination came from an existing knee and back injury. He wanted to see how far he could physically and mentally push himself. Read on to learn how he shed 22% body fat!
After Victor hit 40 years old, he quickly realized that he missed the physique he used to have just a few years prior. Read on to learn how he decided to turn his life around and shed 14 pounds and 22.6% body fat!
Andrew idolized the muscular bodies that he saw in the movies and magazines and knew that he if he wanted to change his skinny physique then he would have to get to work. Read on to see how he did it!
During his freshman year of college, Paul was disgusted with the amount of weight he had packed on. So he decided to set a goal for a competition and get ripped to shreds. Read on to learn how he lost 122 pounds!
Philip had always been skinny, but it wasn't until he began lifting weights in college that he really fell in love with bodybuilding. Read on to learn how he packed on 20 pounds of solid muscle right here!
By: Other Writer
Just graduated from York College of Pennsylvania, Josh Pedalino put aside all the excuses, bad habits and poor judgment and embarked on a serious training, nutrition and supplementation program. After 10 months he has lost over 100 Lbs. Learn more...
In bodybuilding you can't pull any punches and for a boxer like Chad Howse this is especially true. Chad tried for six years to add mass to his frame, but met with constant disappointment. He needed help and with a new trainer added 32 pounds in 32 weeks.
The MANformation Talk Radio Show presents effective strategies that will help transform you into the MAN you really want to be. It's personal development for men; it's about men; it's about our life issues and experiences as men.
Randy knew he needed to make a dramatic change after viewing his vacation pictures and realizing that he was in poor shape. Read on to learn how he shed 45 pounds and began competing!
Ray decided to make a change because he was tired of being the big guy that never looked good. Read on to learn how he turned everything around and shed 72 pounds!
Have you made a dramatic change either by gaining muscle of by losing fat? If so, send in your pics, stats, and what got you started and you could be next week's winner!
Have you made a dramatic change either by gaining muscle of by losing fat? If so, send in your pics, stats, and what got you started and you could be next week's winner!
Have you made a dramatic change either by gaining muscle of by losing fat? If so, send in your pics, stats, and what got you started and you could be next week's winner!
Ricardo Bianchi wanted to live a healthier and better life. He needed to find the motivation to keep working out. Read on to see how he changed his body and found the inspiration to succeed!
Richard knew he needed to change after visiting his doctor with health concerns. Read on to learn how he shed 90 pounds and got himself healthy again!
Rick took control of his life by taking control of his diet and training regimen. Read on to see how he found the perfect balance to sculpt his body.
Rick knew he needed a change if he wanted to have a long future with his children. Read on to learn how he got motivated and shed 67.2 pounds right here!
Rick laughed off the jokes about his big belly but he knew that something had to give sooner or later. Read on too see how Rick pushed himself to lose weight and sculpt lean muscle.
After attending a bodybuilding show, Robert knew that he needed to make a change if he wanted to step on stage. Read on to learn how he shed 39 pounds right here!
Rodney always played sports intensely, but it wasn't until he amped up the intensity in the weight room that he started seeing results! Find out how Rodney added 28lbs of lean muscle to get the body he always wanted!
Rooz was unhappy with his appearance and wanted to make a permanent change to his lifestyle. See how he changed his fate and completely transformed himself!
Ryan Wahl was unhappy with his appearance and lifestyle so he decided to make a change. Read on to see how he shed 60 pounds and changed his body!
Sam had always been overweight, but it wasn't until April of 2007 that he finally decided to do something about it. Read on to learn how he shed 110 pounds and began competing!
Throughout middle school and high school, Sameer was never happy with his physique. So at the end of college, he decided that it was time to change. Read on to learn how he shed 65 pounds right here!
Sean Anderson never thought that he'd be able to transform his body and compete onstage. See how he changed his life and made his fitness dreams come true!
Seena huddled away from the world and was depressed about his body and his life. One day he decided to change! He committed to a contest and lost 35lbs and 20% body fat! Find out more below!
See how Quentin Turnage used smart nutrition and exercise without the help of a personal trainer to cut his body fat in half and expose a photo-worthy physique!
While visiting home for Thanksgiving in 2008, Sergio took a long look at his life and decided that it was time to put his skinny, anorexic physique to the test. Read on to learn how he packed on 105 pounds right here!
Sid was tired of being overweight, so after many years for unsuccessful fad diets, he finally decided to get in shape the healthy way. Read on to learn how he lost 99 pounds right here!
MANformation Talk Radio - Today's Show: Skip welcomes you to discuss why the manformation program was created and how it will help you! Includes effective strategies to help you transformation into the man you want to be. Join the show and get real feedback. Listen, LIVE, 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT)!
Steven tried to combat his high metabolism by bulking. However, when he became too bulky it was time to trim the fat. Here's how he did it!
Stuart was tired of feeling weak and out of shape, so he decided to begin working out with a personal trainer. Read on to learn how he lost 52 pounds and learned to love working out!
After a visit to the doctor, Tarek knew he needed to change his lifestyle to keep himself healthy. Read on to learn how he changed everything and shed 52 pounds right here!
In his younger years, Adel was always teased by his friends for being overweight. Finally, he had enough and decided to get serious about getting in shape. Read on to learn how he dropped 49 pounds!
Alejandro joined Muay Thai and wanted to get huge, but his diet was poor and he was very skinny. So he educated himself by reading magazine articles and turned things around. Learn how he did it right here...
Alex had been lifting for years, but recently noticed that in order to get the ripped body had always wanted, he needed to learn about proper diet. Read on to learn how he got educated and dropped 37 pounds!
Alex got really skinny when he was young doing martial arts. As he got older, he decided that he wanted to get bigger, so he started working out. Learn how he packed on the muscle right here...
Alex was always weak growing up. Then he joined the rowing team in college and began to see significant change. But he wanted more, so he quit the rowing team and took up bodybuilding. Read on to learn more....
Ali was simply not aware of how important proper diet and training were - he continued to stay overweight in high school and wanted to change! Learn more about his amazing transformation as he went on to lose 35 lbs!
All throughout high school, Alan watched his weight slowly creep up to 260 pounds. Once he graduated, though, he decided that it was time for a change. Read on to learn how he lost 85 pounds right here!
Andrew started this transformation in the 10th grade and in a very short amount of time got the bodybuilding bug. Learn more about his exciting transformation and how he was eventually able to gain 75 lbs!
Tired of constantly being embarrassed by his poor physique, Anthony finally decided that it was time for a change. Read on to learn how he got motivated and shed 43 pounds of fat right here!
Austin was unhappy with his body even though he was a successful athlete. He set out to accomplish a new goal: get as big and strong as possible. With hard work and a gain of 30 lbs. he has made an incredible transformation. Learn how!
Austin's genetics forced him into being the skinny kid all through high school. But in May of 2007, he decided that enough was enough and decided to put on some mass. Read on to learn how he packed on 42 pounds of muscle!
During high school, Aziz was always considered the skinny, weak kid. So he vowed that after he graduated, he would get serious and put on some serious mass. Read on to learn how he packed on 50 pounds of solid muscle!
Ben has always been skinny and wanted to change. As he learned more about bodybuilding he realized that he could gain size and strength. Learn more about his successful gain in mass in less than a year!
Ben was sick of being made fun of. He began researching as much as possible. He went from 250 pounds, down to 165, and back up to 205 and is very close to setting the Canadian junior record for bench press! Find out how he did it!
As a teen, Bjarni made some poor life choices that left him skinny and weak. After deciding to finally set his life straight, he decided his health needed to be the first to change. Read on to learn how he packed on 36 pounds of mass right here!
Brandon first started working out because of sports, but after the season was over, he decided to hit the gym hard to see what kind of progress he could make. Read on to learn how ha packed on the size and put on over 30 pounds of muscle!
Brandon was tired of always being called the skinny kid, so he decided to make a change. He researched everything he could about diet and exercise, and began making dramatic gains. Read on to learn how he packed on 35 pounds of solid muscle!
Brett was tired of getting teased in high school because of his weight. He knew that if he really wanted a change, he'd have to work for it. Read on to learn how Brett gained the determination to shed 30 pounds and begin competing!
Brian was tired of being the skinny kid in class that got picked on because of his size. So he step foot in the gym and never looked back. Read on to learn how Brian packed on 19 pounds of muscle and gained his confidence back!
At just 13 years old, Cameron got into fitness after watching his sister workout to tae-bo tapes. He then decided that it was time for him to begin strength training to improve on his physique. Read on to learn how he dropped 9% body fat!
Cameron was tired of everyone at school making jokes at his expense because of his weight, so he decided to turn things around and get in the best shape of his life. Learn how he shed 65 pounds right here!
Chris was tired of being referred to as the 'skinny kid', so he spent some time doing his research and decided that it was finally time for a change. Read on to learn how he packed on 35 pounds of pure muscle right here!
Chris wanted to be known for his strength and determination in school, so he decided to get serious about his training and pack on some serious mass. Read on to learn how he put on 26 pounds of solid muscle right here!
Chris was always the skinny kid growing up, but when he joined the basketball team in high school, he decided it was time to make a change. Now he's put on some serious mass and is looking to become a personal trainer. Learn how he did it right here!
Growing up, Clayton was always considered the skinny kid. Finally, he decided that enough was enough and he put his focus on gaining some muscle. Read on to learn how he packed on 50 pounds of solid mass right here!
Cord weighed only 105 lbs when he started - he felt horrible, skinny, weak... he hated it! Learn what he did to make an amazing transformation and gain 35 lbs in less than a year!
After leaving for college, Daniel had put on the Freshman 15 and more. Upon returning home, he was ridiculed and mocked for his weight. So Daniel finally decided that it was time to lost the extra weight. Read on to learn how he dropped 32 lbs!
David was tired of just being a 'friend' of girls, so he set his sights on putting on some serious weight and gaining some self-confidence. Read on to learn how he packed on 20 pounds of solid mass right here!
Dominic was tired of missing out on his childhood because he was embarrassed to take his shirt off in front of others. Read on to learn how he took control of his life and shed 52 pounds right here!
Dustin always wanted to get in shape, but never committed himself to lose the weight. After signing up for a gym and getting motivation from local bodybuilders, he began to shed the pounds and pack on the muscle. Read on to learn how he dropped 60 lbs!
Dylan always had great strength, but he wasn't as healthy as he would have like to be. So after seeing a commercial for MMA on television, he was in the gym the following week. Read on to learn how he lost 50 lbs...
Edgar weighed as much as 250 lbs. Now he was wondering how he would look without the fat and water so he started training more aggressively. Learn about his extremely dedicated transformation and what he did to lose 52 lbs!
Evan started bodybuilding in 2004 at high school. He educated himself on nutrition, training, and supplements and put on 60 lbs. Now, he's hoping to earn his natural pro card. Check it out right here...
Gabriel was skinny all through elementary school and when he got into high school started getting taller but gained no weight. Learn about his great transformation and how he gained more than 30 lbs!
Greg was tired of being the skinniest people he knew, so he decided to dedicate himself to bodybuilding and bulk up. After almost 4 months, he's put on 20 lbs and looks better than ever. Learn how he did it here!
Harley was fed up with being flabby and having no social life. He decided to follow his father's example and started hitting the gym. After several months he has found a new passion, and it is bodybuilding!
Jake was tired of looking at his scrawny physique in the mirror, so he decided to get serious about training to put on some serious mass. Read on to learn how he packed on 27 pounds of muscle right here!
Jake needed to lose about 25 pounds for hockey, but once he began seeing results, he became hooked on working out. Read on to learn how he shed 53 pounds and about 25% body fat right here!
Once Jake began attending college, he soon realized that if he ever wanted to walk on campus with confidence, he was going to need to drop the extra weight and get in shape. Read on to learn how he shed 58 pounds and got his self-esteem back!
Jay was always the chubby kid in school. But when he entered high school, he landed a spot on his cross country team. From there on, it was clean eating and high intensity training. Learn more right here!
On Jeremiah's 18th birthday, he decided it was time to turn his life around and get in shape. After joining a gym, be became addicted to lifting and began living a healthy lifestyle. Read on to learn how he lost 30 lbs!
John was not happy with his skinny physique, so he decided to hit the gym and put on some serious mass. Read on to learn how he packed on 30 pounds of solid muscle and gained self-confidence!
Jon's addiction to food left him tipping the scales at 260 pounds. Once he decided that this wasn't the physique he wanted, he set his sights on dropping the weight. Read on to learn how Jon shed 40 pounds and 10% body fat!
Jordan's motivation started when he looked in the mirror and decided that if he wanted his dream physique, he knew he'd have to begin working for it. Read on to learn how he put on 10 pounds of muscle and shed 5% body fat!
Growing up under the shadow of his brother, Josh finally realized that he didn't have to settle with the scrawny physique he currently had. Read on to learn how he became motivated to change and put on 36 pounds of solid mass!
Justin was tired of being bullied in high school, so he decided that it was time to get in the best shape possible. Read on to learn how he dropped 22 pounds and 9% body fat right here!
Justin was tired of missing out on all the benefits of being fit. So with a little motivation from his father, he began his weight loss journey. Read on to learn how he lost 101 lbs and 21.2% body fat!
Karston was tired of always being the small kid in high school, so he decided to start training with his brother to build some size. After three years of hard training and dedication, he put on 66 lbs of solid muscle! Read on to learn how he did it.
Kyle started really working out during his sophomore year in high school. Now he's training for a bodybuilding contest, so he's on a strict diet and workout plan. Read on to learn how he put on 50 lbs!
Kyle always wanted to learn how to get in shape, but he never had the correct guidance. However, once he stumbled across Bodybuilding.com, he soon found the information he was looking for. Read on to learn how he shed 18 pounds and 9% body fat!
Leslie first decided to get in shape for the military, but soon became hooked on fitness. Read on to learn how he found his motivation and shed 62 pounds right here!
Levi started transforming to gain muscle, strength, and of course to impress the girls. Learn how Levi has made this successful transformation by gaining 43 lbs. Check it out!
Logan had been called fat all his life, but when he began taking an interest in sports and women, he knew it was time to change everything. Read on to learn how he got motivated and dropped 23% body fat!
Lukas wanted to get cut for a bodybuilding show, so he needed to change up his diet to lean out. Read on to learn how he dropped 84 pounds and began competing!
Mark was the chubby kid all through school, but after getting interested in football, he decided it was time to get in shape. After educating himself and getting inspiration from his trainer, he dropped the weight and is now leaner than ever. Learn more!
After missing out on life for years, Matt finally decided that if he didn't make a change, he would be around much longer. Check out his astonishing transformation and see how he lost 237 pounds right here!
Once Michael started wrestling in high school, he quickly noticed how his lack of strength was affecting his performance. So he decided to focus on packing on the mass. Read on to learn how he put on 23 pounds of solid muscle!
Michael was tired of being the skinny kid in high school, so once he got into college he decided that it was time to start focusing on gaining weight. Read on to learn how he became hooked on bodybuilding and packed on 45 pounds of solid muscle!
Michael was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 6. In 2007, his blood sugar rose too high and he went into a coma. When he woke up, his doctor advised that he should take better care of himself. Read on to learn how he put on 60 lbs of muscle!
Mike was very unhappy with the way he used to look, so he got a membership at a local gym and began educating himself on how to transform his body. Read on to learn how he packed on the muscle and dropped body fat!
Nicholas was tired of being the skinny kid that everyone made fun of. So he decided it was time to add some mass to his frame. Read on to learn how he packed on 40 pounds of solid muscle!
Nick was always making excuses for why he was overweight. But once he hit 280 lbs, he realized that something needed to change. So, with the help of his brother, Nick started eating healthy and exercising. Read on to learn how he lost 90 pounds!
Nick wasn't happy living his life as a scrawny, weak kid. So he decided to put in the effort and push his body to the limit. Read on to learn how he put on 20 pounds of solid muscle!
After Philip had moved up to the college hockey team, he quickly realized that in order to keep up with some of the other players, he needed to put some serious mass on his frame. Read on to learn how he packed on 28 pounds of solid muscle right here!
Ponsho was always sedentary and did not get involved in sports. This all changed after he starting training, using supplements, etc. and fell in love with the lifestyle. Learn what he did right here to lose 27 lbs and almost 10% body fat.
During high school, Randyel's weight caused him to have trouble with simple, everyday activities. So he decided that it was up to him to do something about it. Read on to learn how he dropped 95 pounds and began turning heads at school!
Richard has always been tubby, but it got out of hand in high school - he decided enough was enough. After a year of training and losing 35lbs. he is ecstatic about his fat loss transformation! See how he did it right here!
Russell got started because he was just fed up with how he looked in the mirror and how he felt. Find out how he lost 60 lbs!
While playing high school soccer, Ryan soon realized that everyone on the team was much bigger than he was. So he decided to sign up for a weight training class and change put some size on his frame. Read on to learn how he packed on 35 pounds of muscle!
In high school, an eating disorder caused Ryan to drop weight at a rapid pace. But after battling this condition for too long, he decided to set goals and hit them head on. Read on to learn how Ryan gained 56 pounds of solid mass!
Upon entering high school, Sam soon realized that his scrawny physique wasn't the perfect body that he had always wanted. So, after learning the basics, he committed himself to fitness and packed on 45 pounds of solid mass. Read on to learn how he did it!
Sam's self-esteem was at an all time low because of how skinny he was. He felt very weak and was never picked for sports teams. So Sam decided it was time to change all that. Read on to learn how he packed on 44 pounds of solid muscle!
Sam was always a fat kid, ever since he was little. He never felt very good about himself or his body. Read on to learn how he shed 85 pounds right here!
Sammy had been trying to lose weight for years without success. But as his 18th birthday was rapidly approaching, he decided it was now of never. Read on to learn how he dropped 80 pounds and 20% body fat!
After a football injury had left Scott out of the gym, his body took a turn for the worse. So after his recovery, he decided that it was time to get back into shape. Read on to learn how he packed on the muscle!
All through elementary Seif didn't care about his body, he'd never even thought of it. But when he reached the 11th grade it all changed. Learn about his great transformation and how he put on 15 lbs of lean mass!
Seth hit an all-time weight of 231 lbs in high school and finally had enough when told by friends that he looked heavier after summer break. Make your own amazing transformation after learning what he did to lose over 80 lbs of fat!
Shane was on a weight gain/loss rollercoaster and wanted to make change to a healthier lifestyle. Learn more about this amazing transformation and, in the end, how he managed to gain over 30 lbs!
Throughout high school, Shawn was teased for being overweight. Finally, he decided that enough was enough, and it was time to drop the weight. Read on to learn how he shed 40 pounds and achieved the physique he always dreamed of!
Shaye was overweight growing up, which didn't bother him until he had a health scare in high school. So after a visit to his doctor, he decided it was time to get healthy. Read on to learn how he turned his fast food lifestyle around.
During middle school, Stephen was always being made fun of because of his weight. After taking enough ridicule, he decided that this was the time to get in shape. Read on to learn how he packed on 25 pounds of solid muscle!
On his high school wrestling team, Steven noticed that he was the smallest and weakest. So, in order to gain some mass, he decided to take the advice of his coach and focus on heavy lifting. Read on to learn how he put on 55 pounds of solid muscle!
Throughout his entire life, he was known as Chubby Thomas. He took on a workout routine and became a skinny and lanky Thomas. Learn how with proper nutrition he bulked back up and added 45 pounds of lean mass!
Once Tim began to notice his less than perfect physique, he decided that he needed a change and it was now or never. Read on to learn how he shed 55 pounds right here!
Tim was always chubby as a little kid. So in high school, he decided to change his lifestyle. The only problem was, he went overboard and became too skinny. Now in college, he's bulked up and is looking great. Read on to learn how he did it...
Tom finally realized he didn't want to be the token fat guy. He started to see the world of fitness and bodybuilding all around him and realized he needed to become a part of it. Read on to learn how he put on 31 lbs!
Once Travis stopped playing high school football, he began to realize that his weight was becoming a problem. Read on to learn how he shed 32 pounds and 12% body fat!
Ty Paules wanted something to make him stand out. So, on the last day of school, he bought himself a home gym and decided to get serious with his diet and bodybuilding. Learn how he did it here...
Ulises was already training for Muay Thai, but after his first Smoker fight he realized something. His weight was wrong for his height. So he did some research and got to work. Learn how he dropped 60 pounds and 20% bodyfat.
Vidoje had a hard time in high school and college until one day he went to the gym with his dad. Learn more about his amazing transformation and how he gained almost 60 lbs from training and eating right!
He was always teased in school for being chubby, so he finally decided to change his lifestyle and get on track with his diet and exercising. Read on to learn how he lost 45 lbs and gained his self-esteem back!
By the time Tek was 44 years old, he was so weak and frail that he couldn't even lift a light suitcase. Read on to learn how he changed everything and pack on some serious muscle!
Mark was not happy with the person he saw in the mirror and was determined to make a change. Read on to see the steps that Mark took towards changing his body and life.
By: James Sadek
Without hesitation I agreed and quickly started thinking about what I could do with Matt to change him in a 3-month time frame.
By: James Sadek
See how Matt transforms his body with help from the 2002 Teenage Mr. Australia!
By: James Sadek
See how Matt transforms his body with help from the 2002 teenage Mr. Australia!
After Theo Johnson saw the results of his first photo shoot, he decided to amp up his workouts and get ripped! Learn more here!
Like many others Chad was in denial about the state of his health and physical appearance. Read on to see how Chad woke his body up and shed 50 pounds!
Tim realized that he needed a change after noticing that he had packed on a lot of fat in 2008. Read on to learn how he decided to finally make a transformation and shed 44.6 pounds!
After an injury while training for a bench press competition, Tim began packing on the pounds and became overweight and out of shape. Read on to learn how he got his motivation back and shed 45 pounds to become a healthy role model!
Tino began his transformation for the 2009 MuscleTech Transformation Challenge. Read on to learn how he shed 8% body fat in only 8 weeks!
Collin LaMair was tired of having an average body. When he deployed to Iraq, he made the gym his home away from home and focused on cleaning up his diet. He dropped 10% body fat while packing on 24lbs of muscle! Check out his amazing transformation below!
Tom had a health scare in the fall of 2000, so he decided that he needed to take control of his body to overcome his disease. Read on to learn how he shed 66 pounds and 15% body fat!
Tony Rodriguez was tired of feeling inadequate and decided that the time was right to do something about it. Read on to see how he changed his outlook and shed over 60 pounds.
Tony was inspired by action movies like Rambo to become the strongest that he could be. See how he used his bodybuilding research to sculpt the body of his dreams.
By: Kris Gethin
Your journey begins from the inside out, starting with your thoughts and working its way to your muscles. Let's guide each other down the proven path to change, supplemented by motivational success stories of BodySpace members.
By: Christopher Mohr
One lucky reader was picked to be interviewed for his efforts in completing and continuing to make gains in lean mass. Learn why and how he made his transformation and what goal he is preparing for. Read on!
See how he went from 130 lbs to 150 lbs!
See how he went from 225lbs to 148lbs!
See how he lost over 30lbs!
See how he went from 245 lbs to 190 lbs at the age of 40!
See how he lost over 75lbs while prepping for a contest!
See how he went from having eating disorders to where he's at today! Amazing transformation... read on to find out what he did.
See how he cut his bodyfat in half!!
See how he went from 429 lbs to 194 lbs!
Andrew Cole went from over 270lbs to a healthy 175lbs at 12% bodyfat. Find out how he did it and how he got into guest speaking after his transformation...
I was given an opportunity to compete against some of my co-workers in a Body For Life Challenge. Out of 700 people (men and women) I placed 3rd overall. Learn more about what I did right here!
While always wanting to get bigger, I did not realize that I was also getting fatter. With that being said I changed my training plans. Read more below to learn about my current training and meal plans.
Brian realized how far he had let his weight get out of control when he got an invitation to his 10 year reunion. At this time he decided to make a drastic change for the better. See how he did it!
Brian was picked on in high school for being so skinny and wanted to change that. But being from a family of people who were all skinny he wanted to see how big he could get. Here is his story.
Up to this point my life has been very negative. My weight was always an issue and made school an unbearable activity. Well it it was high time to change that. Here is my story...
After coming off a 6-month bulking phase I looked soft and round. I decided to end this and change my routine around to lose the fat. Check it out!
Looking to gain some weight and strength Christian went from 178 Lbs. to 190 Lbs. with a great deal of focus on mental strength and sound dieting. See what his motivation was and how he did it right here.
Damion has been spending his time deployed as a Marine in Iraq. He made a personal goal to workout 6 times a week until it was time to go home. Here is what I have done.
After my wife and I had our first child is when I started noticing a problem and when I finally reached 294 Lbs. I was not happy and decided enough was enough. Read on for more...
Eric is a father of two and until recently was partying and letting his health fall apart. He has since then made a complete change. Check out his story right here!
Etienne was not happy when he realized that he was gaining to much weight. He did not like it and did not think it was right. Here he will share some of his story and a sample workout & meal plan.
As I flipped through some pictures at a family reunion I noticed one picture of me on the beach with my shirt off. I was disgusted at how I looked. Learn about how I changed all of that right here.
I started working out and soon realized my passion. On Jan. 23rd (weighing 230lbs) I began a 15 week pre-contest regime for the 2006 NPC Pittsburgh Bodybuilding show. See what my motivation was and how I prepared.
Geoffrey shares with us how and why he chose to make a body transformation. Included is an extensive nutrition plan that he followed for two different shows. Check it out!
I used to smoke 2 packs a day (including cigars and chewing tobacco), fast food everyday, and was going to the emergency room on a regular basis. When I found out I was going to be a father it all changed! Check it out.
Have you made a dramatic change either by gaining muscle of by losing fat? If so, send in your pics, stats, and what got you started and you could be next month's winner!
From marijuana and aimless rebellion to eating healthy and lifting weights. See how Jackie made this amazing transformation of mind and body.
I was told by my doctor that I would have to take blood pressure medication if I did not start loosing weight. Before I started loosing the weight my days of life were numbered. See how I beat back the doom with this transformation!
I never had the mass that everyone else had. This is what began the drive for me to become massive. Over time I was able to design a bulking program that helped me succeed in reaching my goal. Read to learn more about my transormation.
I was an active child and did not have a weight problem until I turned 15. At this point I shot up to 352 Lbs. When I realized I was borderline diabetic it was time for a drastic change. See how I did it!
I have always been known as the 'little guy' because I am so small. At only 5 foot 7 inches tall and a weight of 125 Lbs., there was not much meat on me. Well that all changed after Basic Training. Learn more...
The reason Jesse decided to change his body was because he just felt unhealthy and sick of being overweight. He was tired of it and decided to make a dramatic change. See what he did to lose 100 Lbs in just 18 months!
At some point in my life I simply got tired of being fat. And when your wife says to you that you are getting farther from being in shape then change is in order. Read on to learn how I transformed myself.
John made an amazing transformation and lost 370 pounds! With his life on the line (literally) he made the decision himself to change everything. Learn why and what he did right here!
After enjoying life to it's fullest, without a thought about it, I began gaining a lot of weight. This is my story and how I made a complete life altering change.
After struggling to maintain a healthy weight Josh decided to make a change. Find out how he went from a husky 255lbs to a shredded 180lbs at 4% body fat. Follow his unique diet plan and get into the best shape of your life!
In the beginning I got started because I was not happy with the way I looked or felt. The more I learned about dieting and training the more I loved it. See how I managed to change my life and how I now maintain it.
Want some inspiration? Then look no further. Kent has been through some severe health problems in addition to being overweight. Can you relate? Find out right here what he has done to improve his life. It certainly has not been easy.
Due to diet and lack of exercise my emotions and outward appearance slowly deteriorated. I was a shell of my former self. See how I turned my life around in dramatic fashion!
I was non physical and did not do well in gym class. I also thought working out in the gym was boring. That all changed when an 'older' kid showed me the right way to train hard. Learn more...
Throughout my high school career, I had come to just accept the fact that I was, and always would be, a thin guy. Learn how an ectomorph goes from weightless to lean hard core muscle mass.
Up until now Michael has been living life with the motto of, 'I'll do what I want, when I want, eat whatever I want.' Here is his story and how he, as many others have, dumped this motto for clean and active living!
Preparing for my first ever competition and the outcome of the event will be with me forever. Here are some stats about my transformation and the details of preparing for competition.
I found preaching to my son about strength training difficult when I could barely run a mile. My goal was only to loose a few pounds but it turned into much more. Check out below to see how my life has taken a turn for the better.
My confidence was very low and I finally saw an opportunity to do something about it with my four month deployment to Iraq. See below what I did to lose 33 Lbs. in only four months.
Parker began training in high school and spent time trying to learn everything he could for a beginner. His main point was to set a specific goal and work toward that end. Learn more about him right here.
After spending most of my life being overweight (294 Lbs.), I decided it was time to make a change and loose the idea that I was a naturally big person. See how I made my transformation.
In college I was inspired by my health teacher and scared half to death of being borderline obese. See what changes I made and where I started seeing the biggest improvement.
Thomas' positive attitude propelled him through an amazing transformation. 'I knew I could do it... When all was said and done, I did just as good as I had envisioned and planned. I am very happy and excited to be back in the game of life full swing!'
Tommy has undergone an amazing transformation and would like to share his story about why and how he made this life altering decision.
I was tired of carrying around so much excess water and fat mass. I decided to make a change that would make me healthier and feel better about myself. See how I did it right here.
My nick name was 'Skinny Vinny' all through high school and even when I went to a University where I thought I had escaped the embarrassing name... until a roommate brought the name back to life. Learn how I went from 150 lbs skinny, to a robust 190 lbs.
After being bullied for so long in school and not enjoying life I decided it was time for a change. Now after loosing almost 100 pounds I am a new person. Check it out!
By: David Robson
When faced with the prospect of wallowing in pity and self-doubt or transforming his life for the better, Errol Hannigan, 59, chose the latter... See how Captain Ahab beat overwhelming odds to become a front-page success story!
Ty Dinh wanted to get back to bodybuilding and get ripped to make his sponsor proud! Read more to find out how Ty's training and nutrition made it possible for him to shed 27lbs and 6% body fat!
Tyler led a moderately fit lifestyle but he knew that he was capable of so much more. Read on to see how he zeroed in on his fitness regimen and took his body to the next level.
When Kenneth tipped the scales at 204lbs, he knew he needed to make a change. Find out how Kenneth overcame grief, cleaned up his eating habits, and lost 55lbs to get in the best shape of his life!
William Sucik wanted to walk across the fitness stage by the time he was 40. See how he found the motivation with help from his wife and friends and make his dreams come true!
Zach Hansen always wanted to have a body like the ones that he saw in the magazines and the gym but had just about given up hope. See how he found the motivation to achieve his goals and change his body!
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