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Michelle comes from a long line of obese moms. She was part of the club until fitness and healthy living open her eyes. See what she looks like 111 pounds lighter!
Sick of being underweight, Chef Chris cooked up a plan to get her muscles growing and body fat dropping.
This ex-track athlete battled thyroid and health issues, and found her happy weight.
Joanna shows her kids and the people around her that the life of a stay-at-home mom and being super-fit can commingle.
In order to improve one's quality of life, JoAnn believes that one must change her emotional self as well as her physical self.
Emily succeeded by changing her mindset from a wisher to a doer.
Nadine silenced her negative self-talk and thrived as she never had before.
Nothing and nobody stopped Tiffany from achieving her goals. Improve your mindset and action will follow.
After struggling with her weight all her life, Trista battled, overcame, and emerged a champion.
Despite life's setbacks, Susan bounced back into tip-top competition form.
Before Kerri changed herself physically, she changed herself mentally.
Kimberly saw her life flash before her eyes, and changed the outcome. Her new body will take her places!
Lupus makes your body's cells attack itself. After years under attack, Brittany fought back with fitness and took the stage!
Lindsey found fitness while on deployment and took the stage back home!
Caroline ditched her running shoes for hardcore lifts and discovered new methods to achieve long-time goals. See why her hardcore approach paid dividends!
Bianca struggled with body image issues and eating disorders. He metabolism suffered for it. Fitness finally helped her score her best body!
Nikki found confidence after winning a transformation challenge and used her martial arts experience to keep fighting strong. See how she kicked body fat to the curb!
CC saw Kelsey Byers on Bodybuilding.com and learned what eating clean really looked like. See how that motivation helped CC cut 21 percent body fat and compete!
Collegiate volleyball kept Karen's weight in check, but a transition into corporate America spiked her body fat. Get the tools she used to cut 36 pounds and compete!
Brooke gained fat when life became nearly unmanageable and hired a trainer to bring her body back to life. Get the plans she used to eviscerate 40 pounds of fat!
Sheryl used to look in the mirror and imagine her body without layers of fat. Now that image is real. See how she lost 90 pounds, 21 percent body fat, and changed her life!
Valerie Pappas wanted a bikini body but lacked the tools to make her dream a reality. See how the iron helped her lose 19 percent body fat and build sexy curves!
Powerlifting brought Alyssa to the forefront of intense training. See how physique competitions forced her to recalibrate nutrition and lifting habits in order to succeed!
Diva was shocked at her before photos and committed to transform and form a new self-image. Get the plans she used to torch body fat and sculpt a sleek physique!
When life got busy, Gina got lazy. See how her husband motivated her to lift and start a new career in the fitness industry after losing 83 pounds and 28 percent body fat!
Yalanda wore jackets during summer to hide her overweight body. Now she struts on stage with confidence. See how she lost 126 pounds and 27 percent body fat!
Steph jumped into the fitness culture and embedded strict rules on herself that were never broken. That discipline helped her torch 21 percent body fat and build a pristine physique!
Caty set incremental measurable goals to lose 110 pounds and 22 percent body fat. Get the plans that she used to stay focused on fitness and build a beautiful bikini body!
Catherine lost serious ground in her 20s and felt defeated psychologically. See how she blew through mental barriers and lost 15 percent body fat to hit the figure stage!
Unhealthy habits replaced physical activity when Christina quit college soccer. See how this natural athlete found her grove and competed in figure after losing 19 percent body fat!
When half marathons and steady-state cardio failed to deliver results, Kylie turned to weightlifting and competitions. See how her fitness transition torched unwanted body fat!
Jen was fooled by misleading food packaging and steadily added weight for several years. At age 31, she made a stand, lost 11 percent body fat, and competed. You can too!
Melody discovered the effectiveness of heavy lifting after giving birth to her daughter. See how she torched her baby fat and dominated her first competition in a ripped body!
Katie surrounded herself with positive influences that ignited her fat loss journey. Check out the transformation path she took to lose 122 pounds and 22 percent body fat in one year!
A sedentary lifestyle combined with poor nutrition and limited exercise made Adina fluffy. Get the plans she used to purge carbs and lose 15-percent body fat!
Kristin's elated about torching 18-percent body fat but even more proud of the strength and muscle she gained. See how she lost 70 pounds and built a hard body!
Jen's junk food addiction was no match for the intensity she committed to healthy living. Get the formula that helped this Brit cut fat and build muscle!
Jamie had 3 children in four years but never entertained thoughts about delaying her fitness dreams. See how this super mom focused on her fitness dreams!
Morton's neuroma nearly derailed Kyla's fitness, but she found natural ways to overcome the limitation. See how this fighter lost 15-percent body fat in one year!
Jennifer was suffocating under baby weight and couldn't stand the status quo. She forced her body to change and lost 70 pounds in one year! See how you can too!
Terra stepped back from gourmet meals covered in butter and learned to use food as fuel. See how the diet changes coupled with persistent exercise helped Terra lost 25 percent body fat!
Healthy nutrition and long-distance running helped Jennifer lose 40 pounds, but weight training finished the job. See what hardcore lifting did to harden her muscles!
Erin was desperate for uplifting motivation after a messy divorce left her wounded. See how weightlifting and bikini competitions came to her rescue!
Megghan had a hysterectomy and an oophorectomy to stave off any threat from cancer. See how she used fitness as a primary recovery tool and lost 11 percent body fat!
Ashley rose above college social pressure and found a healthy life that delivered true happiness. See how dedication and hard work helped her lose 14 percent body fat!
Maribel quit her career as a flight attendant to become a trainer after realizing the power of fitness. See the amazing details of her transformation here!
Sky's first goal was to run 400 feet. Now she runs up mountains with obstacles. See how this work-at-home mom lost 27 percent body fat and 56 pounds!
Injury rehab taught Kaila to respect nutrition and exercise so she could ball on the court. See how she lost 35 pounds and turned fitness into an education!
Stacy was tied down by yo-yo diets that promised quick results and couldn't shake excess weight. See the plans that broke the chain and released her gains!
Mhariel relied on fad diets to battle obesity, but the weight eventually won. See how she revamped her plan of fat attack and lost 86 pounds and 21 percent body fat!
Ginger transformed her body from flabby to hardcore. See how Kris Gethin's 12-Week Trainer helped her lose body fat and build muscle!
Lydia battled childhood hazing due to her weight and vowed to silence her critics. See how she transformed and lost 79 pounds and 15 percent body fat!
Fitness became an afterthought when Lisa leapt headfirst into motherhood. See how she restarted her muscle motor and lost 21 percent body fat!
Lisa executed her weight loss game plan to perfection. See how she lost 110 pounds in two years and created a bright future full of muscle and beauty!
Brandy's medical background helped bring her body back to life. See how this physician shaved 61 pounds from her physique!
Post-partum depression backed Jessica in a dark corner. See how fitness pulled her into the light and onto the figure stage!
Elizabeth set a goal to compete that drove her into a fitness frenzy. She lifted mean, got lean, and proudly took her spot atop the podium!
Information and motivation gave Suzanne power to burn fat and gain muscle at a vigorous pace. She lost 16 percent body fat and engineered the body of her dreams!
Christine didn't realize the extent of her transformation until the final photos were posted on Facebook. She lost 30 pounds and 15 percent body fat with this solid plan!
10 years of closet anorexia and bulimia cornered Alison into a dark place. She what pulled her into the light and the weight room!
Something had to give when Sarah quit drinking and discovered fitness. See how she eviscerated 17 percent body fat and reinvented her physique!
Every time Jennifer lost 10 pounds, she gained 20 back. See why she committed to the hardest goals of her life, lost 32 percent body fat, and 107 pounds in one year!
Her mission to become fit started on a beach in Tampa, Florida, and transitioned into the CrossFit culture. See how Kyra's roundabout journey produced results!
Whitney couldn't go longer than 10 minutes on the elliptical before she packed it up and went home. See how she overcame fitness fears and became empowered!
Maria made age 40 a milestone to remember. She embraced competition discipline and busted out of her shell into a new body!
Aaris traded drive thru convenience for weight room dominance. She added to the definition of motherhood and represents a growing movement toward healthy living!
Laroyce enjoyed a thriving social circle that didn’t adhere to health or fitness. See why she hung up the party hat and found a team that whipped her into shape!
Celiac disease held Bethany's goals hostage for decades. At age 28, she diagnosed the problem, alleviated the symptoms with a gluten-free diet, and burst into fitness and hip-hop!
Healthy and toned was Candice's preference, but her path was foggy and without direction. See how she lost 23 percent body fat and built a beautiful bikini body!
Anna wasn’t classified as anorexic, but she was borderline. It took a complete change of thinking for her to survey the damage, grab some iron, and revamp her physique!
Lisa took one for the team and learned the ins and outs of fitness after three pregnancies. Now she wants to share her success secrets and build up women from the inside out!
Celeste fell in and out of love with fitness in college and gained 30 pounds. Her resurgence came when a friend motivated her to compete. Now she can't stop winning!
Lizzy jumped off a cooler to dunk on a six-foot basketball hoop and ripped the rim off the backboard. She crashed hard, realized her body was a problem, and did something about it!
Life threw several curve balls at Tannis that kept her off balance, unconfident, and overweight. At age 33, she learned to deflect punches and roll with a proud look in a fit body!
Jenette’s baby weight didn’t stand a chance when she zeroed in and went to work. The 24-year-old had twins and stood onstage a year later in a bikini. See if you can outdo that!
For most people, one transformation is enough, but Samantha went through it twice. She used many aspects of Bodybuilding.com to become a bikini champion and a fitness educator!
Lisa shocked her body into reality and lost 60 pounds with Jamie Eason's LiveFit Trainer. Now she’s hooked on fitness and determined to show other women how it's done!
Learn how Simone beat back depression and anxiety, added muscle to her underweight frame, and found a life that's happier and healthier.
It took Jen more than 10 years to achieve her goal and earn a WBFF pro card. She is living proof that anyone can overcome a 30-plus body fat percentage and become a fitness model!
Motherhood turned life into an obstacle course for Julie. She juggled multiple duties and never focused on herself. See what sparked her devotion to transform and inform!
Valerie took fit living to another level. She completed Jamie Eason’s LiveFit Trainer twice, shed 24 pounds, and built a powerful podium-worthy physique in one year!
Autumn’s environment was toxic, causing her mind to be overwhelmed with negative thoughts. She looked deep inside herself and found the courage to fight for a new life!
The pressures of an elite Asian society drained Melissa of self-confidence. She deteriorated mentally and became bulimic. Her resurgence was nothing short of astonishing!
Megan’s reputation for keg stands made her a sorority legend. She embraced her party persona until it destroyed her body. See how see ditched the party and reinforced her body!
Alaina lost 86 pounds and 32 percent body fat in one year while battling injury, medical conditions, and a cruise line wedding party. She resisted regression and stood firm on her fitness pledge!
Julia was convinced fitness models had elite genes before she walked in their shoes. See how this mother put herself first and started a fitness journey full of twists and turns!
It took everything inside her to get back onstage after gaining 70-plus post-pregnancy pounds. Now Shaylen feels like she can conquer the world in a bikini!
Erin ate fast food daily growing up but never saw the effects as an active teen. When college started and activity ceased, she threw a Hail Mary at Jamie Eason’s LiveFit trainer and scored!
The fitness world didn’t know Barbara Baez before, but they do now. This Puerto Rican beauty created a new body and transformed her entire life out of pure willpower!
24 hours in a day isn't enough time for Cheryl. Yet, the 38-year-old transformed her body from post-twin pregnancy to top-tier figure material in two years. Beat that!
Quitting smoking forced Crystal into the gym. She didn’t want to get fat during withdrawals and put the habit behind her. Now she’s too busy pumping iron to worry about it!
Motherhood in a military household consumed Teneyia’s life and added inches to her waist. See how a Google search brought her to Bodybuilding.com and altered her path forever!
Jessica gained 50 pounds during her third pregnancy. Demoralized mentally and physically, she needed a plan. See how family support and pure dedication got her stage ready!
After a tough childhood, Cindy used fitness to find happiness and build confidence. It’s also her ticket to becoming a professional physique athlete!
Karina found out through relentless experimentation that good things come to those who are patient. She tried ever plan in the book and perfected her own formula!
It doesn't matter how you get started, it only matters that you do. Sara didn't let a life full of struggles pull her down. She set achievable goals, crushed them, and set more!
Angela had a reputation to uphold. Her credibility as a fitness center manager was weak due to her unhealthy habits. See how she made a 360 and traded in booze for barbells!
When volleyball exited Amber's life, she needed to fill the void. She had options with her education and personal training experience, but competitions were her calling!
Some people have the will to accomplish amazing feats. Christina is one of those people. This mother of two lost more than 100 pounds and built a pro bikini physique!
When her husband deployed in May, Cailtlyn went to work on her body. She transformed, and competed, but most importantly, she wanted to 'wow' her husband!
Jess was stuck in happy hour crowds without a way out. Then, a friend brought up bikini competitions. Jess's ears perked. She found a direction and drove straight for it!
Lisa wasn't going to be a victim of self-pity and plus-sized T-shirts. She battled through injuries, doubt and distraction to win the Elite Ambition Challenge!
Karina was unsatisfied in a skinny body that made her uncomfortable. But she wanted more than muscles. This Latvian beauty had a checklist that included healthy and sexy too!
Obstacles motivated and challenged Elizabeth every day to transform. She ran in increments to look sexy for her husband overseas and sought inspiration from every fitness spectrum!
She used to have a very toxic all or nothing attitude that started small and eventually led to streaks of unhealthy days. Annie learned to crush her old ways and stand firm!
Being a vegan and trying to gain muscle is a daunting task. Transforming naturally drew Portia to Skip LaCour's training challenge and started her on a path to a new life!
Taking prepared meals to restaurants is dedication. Juicy carbs weren’t on the menu for Stephaine. She stuck to the plan, fought cravings, and created a bright figure future!
Lisa went from the life of the party to a gym beast. She harvested inspiration from every nook and cranny of life, tore up the competition stage, and became a sponsored athlete!
You could say that fitness feel into her lap. After years of low self esteem and instability, Heather befriended Brandan Fokken, a Bodybuilding.com athlete, and forged a life of strength!
Celiac Disease was on the verge of taking her life, but Alese wasn't going to give up that easily. She fought back, persevered and discovered the power of nutrition and working out!
Captain Flint's deadline-driven personality translated perfectly to meal prep and morning workouts. Now this Air National Guard veteran can lay claim to the BSN Hyper Shred throne!
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!
Her competitive nature craved a challenge that could transform her busy life into a well-structured existence. The 2012 MusclePharm Live Shredded Challenge provided all of the above!
Trips to Palm Springs weren't fun for Christine anymore. The thought of herself in a bathing suit made her cringe. Now she looks sexier than ever on stage in bikini competitions!
Ann's years as a Marine taught her gym discipline. After the Corps, she struggled to adapt to a new way of life. See how she persevered and rekindled the fire on stage!
Jennifer moved to L.A. in search of an entertainment career. She encountered a competitive industry that forced her to improvise and learn the power of fitness!
After being diagnosed with hypothyroidism, Asha sought out a trainer to get her body back. She built a body that dropped her boyfriend's jaw on the floor!
Jessica left the military because of recurring seizures. After moving states, giving birth and burning the baby fat, her only recurrence is in her training regimen!
Diane saw her best friend transform and desired similar significant change. She began with a courageous choice and is far from finished!
Annemarie suffered the loss of failed training, but when her diet and exercise finally matched up, she achieved the results of her dreams. See how she took the stage!
After stomach surgery, Lola Adeoye needed to change. She fell in love with spinning, competed in the Miss Galaxy Universe pageant, and discovered a better life!
When Jen’s uncle passed away, her whole family chose to get fit, but Jen took it to a higher level. She lost 35 pounds and got on stage!
Victoria barely survived the ups and downs, eating and not, exercising and not. Once she filled her life with positives, she underwent remarkable change. See how her life found balance!
Sandra beat cancer, survived a divorce, finally achieved her competitive dreams and set a superb example for her young daughter. See how she cut to a size 4!
Adolescence is hard on all kids, but Kate was crippled by disease, bedridden by 13 surgeries. Strengthened by a titanium spine, she shattered doubts and stood on stage!
Emilia started dating a bodybuilder and put her toes in athletic waters. But after she went to a full show and expo, she dove right in. See how she built an incredibly hot body.
Sohee suffered from two eating disorders. She exercised madly, but just didn’t know how to do it right. Once it clicked, she kicked her EDs and gained 30 pounds!
Katie wanted to shed her baby weight, but once she lost it she kept going! See how she lost 60 pounds and made a career of fitness!
Lisa wore her body down to a wind-blown 83 pounds! See how she changed her diet and grew into the woman she knew she could be. She gained 32 pounds!
Sandra reached an uncomfortable 200 pounds and vowed to lose it. She ditched the love handles and her bad habits/friends and found a positive life in Fitness. See her life change!
Kelsey's wakeup call was seeing "175" staring back at her from the scale. First, she cleaned up her diet. Then, she lost the weight. Now, she looks like a model and competes in physique contests!
Angie's body fit the infamous "Skinny-Fat" moniker, until she took charge of her training and diet. See how she cut her body fat in half and discovered newfound confidence!
Angela turned 30 with some extra cheese around her waist. See how she lost 20 pounds and became the hottest mom in the PTA.
Michelle fell into a deluge of drugs and alcohol to get with the 'in' crowd. When she broke free from her self-loathing, she lost 100 pounds and stepped on stage!
Jocelyn fought through divorce, a fractured femur and two wars before she finally found peace with her body. See how she lost 60 pounds and found a new life!
Jennifer had so many activities, tasks to do each day, she lost time to care for herself. See how she cut 23% body fat in her own home, and got on stage!
Sarah's childhood assailed her with bully tactics and image regrets. When she chose to change, the results were immediate. See how she lost 90 pounds and inspired others!
Tracy reached a focal point when her weight matched her boyfriend's. See how she slashed 20% body fat and lost 70 pounds in one summer!
Michelle wanted a bikini body worth showing off. She hit the gym, met her boyfriend, lost 30 pounds and started competing. Follow her path to peace.
Bryn’s battle against weight gain and depression has had its ups and downs. Now that she’s dropped her pregnancy weight, she’s primed to pursue her fitness goals!
Sabrina set meager goals but achieved grand results! She followed a paleo diet and superset her workouts. She how she lost 20 pounds!
When disease strikes, it's no picnic. Gillian saw MS weaken her body and limit her dreams. She couldn't even feel her feet. One day she dared to run. She hasn't stopped since.
As the stress of her senior year in college led Camille to make poor diet choices, the pounds began to pile on. That's when she decided to take action.
When Reid entered the workforce he lost his way a bit when it came to fitness. Reid knew it was time to take action and realize his dream on competing.
Brandi was depressed about the state of her body after giving birth to her son and knew that things had to change. Read on to see how this mom sculpted her bikini-ready body.
Laura was tired of her life's goals taking a backseat to her body image so she did something about it. Check out Laura's fitness plan!
From a young age, Charlene learned that she had to fight for what she wanted. When it came to fitness, she was more than ready to put in the work. Check out her amazing transformation!
While in school Liz was tormented because of her weight. Rather than let it rule her life she chose to be proactive. Read on to see how she became a fitness fanatic and lost over 100 lbs!
Bobby faced a lot of adversity when he first began to train but he pushed himself to success. Read on to see how Bobby overcame his obstacles and picked up a sponsorship.
There's a bug that's okay to catch. It's called the competition bug. Learn how it helped Cynthia reach her fitness goals!
AnnMarie was stuck in skinny-fat-ville and wanted to have a body like the fitness models she saw in magazines. Raed on to see how all her hard work paid off and got her onstage.
Marion Dykstra battled alcohol addiction, won the BSN Transformation Challenge, and used fitness to become a role model for her children.
Anna wanted to live a more active lifestyle but her weight was holding her back. Read on to see how Anna dominated her program and lost 140 pounds!
Sylvie didn't want to let food run her life any longer and chose to do something about it. She changed her world by shedding over 100 pounds and she's not finished yet. Check out her story!
Kristen was more determined than ever to ditch the post pregnancy weight and strut her stuff on stage. Read on to see how she not only competed but took 1st overall!
Women can reap the benefits of the Kris Gethin 12 Week Daily Trainer too. Just look at what the program did for Courtnay!
Liva was stuck on autopilot and let the pounds creep up on her. Read on to see how she changed her routine and achieved the goals she set for herself along the way.
Jennifer was inspired to change her body by the women who compete in figure. Soon she was competing in her own figure competition. See how she made her dream come true!
Marie McGee battled cancer, cigarettes, and low self-confidence. See how dropped 56 pounds, 13% body fat, and revolutionized her entire life!
Valerie never expected to have a health scare in her early twenties and knew that things had to change. Read on to so how she worked her way to a happier, lighter body.
Nicole was faced with an important decision at a young age, either she change her poor habits or end up on an unhealthy path towards gastric bypass surgery.
Kathy felt the strain of the 9 to 5 workday and it took a toll on her body. See how she snapped out of it and made fitness her full-time job.
After multiple triathlons, Jessica was on to the next milestone. See how she lost 25 pounds and built a body most would kill for!
Kaylin wasn't overweight but she was nowhere near the body that she wanted. With discipline and hard work Kaylin achieved her dream figure and strutted her stuff on stage. See how she did it!
Elena began dieting to get her pre-pregnancy body back. Not only did she come back better than ever, she took first in a transformation contest! See how she did it!
Michelle was ready to ditch the snacking and make a big change to her routine. Check out the steps she took to lose weight and compete on stage in top form.
It took the urging of a loved one to finally make Sarah see that things had to change for the sake of her health and marriage. Read on to see how she found the support to change her body and life!
Going from law school to working 60+ hours as a lawyer took its toll on SSpamchop's body. See how changing her diet and revamping her fitness regimen helped her shed the pounds and compete in figure!
See how after having her fourth son, Suz made a personal pact to take her body from low self-esteem to lean in just 12 weeks!
Tiffany decided to go from average girl to pro bikini babe by committing to a slim, sexy, and healthy lifestyle!
Elena fell into a pattern of yo-yo dieting after having her children. Learn how she broke the cycle and took first in the ErgoGenix transformation challenge.
Sasha Brown knew it was time to get her nutrition under control when stress-eating caused her to put on weight. See how Sasha changed her body with a little motivation and help from Monica Brant's fitness camp.
Kim took 3rd in Bikini within a year of giving birth to her daughter. If she can do it then so can you!
When it came to competing in figure Shawn knew that it was either now or never. She made the commitment to train and to better herself physically. Read on to see how she trimmed away 15 percent of her body fat and changed her body for the stage.
Check out how Meredith Pendergrass cleaned up her diet, quit bad habits, and fit her workouts into a busy schedule to help her lose 42 pounds and build a smokin' body!
Christine was unhappy with the state of her health and her body so she chose to make a big change. Read on to see how she shed 55 pounds and reignited her passion for life!
Jennifer wasn't content with her lifestyle and how she felt about herself so she made the decision to change. Read on to see how a visit to the gym lead to a weight loss of 65 pounds and a 5th place finish in Figure.
Melanie Blatt was bullied for years because of her weight until she made the decision to change. Read on to see how she was able to change her body and compete in figure.
Melissa wanted to get back into the fit and healthy lifestyle after having her son. Read on to see how with the help of her coach she shed 80 pounds and got back on stage.
One woman's remarkable determination sheds light on our own mission.
Alissa Parker wanted to get back into competition shape after giving birth to her second child. Read on to see how she made her way back to the gym and shed 23 pounds!
Tina was unhappy with the state of her body and her overall health so she chose to make a positive change in her life. Read on to see how Tina transformed herself and shed 18 pounds along the way!
Tara always thought that she was a fit person but after taking a few before photos she discovered that there was room for improvement. Read on to see how she changed her diet and exercise and competed in figure!
Maria Steward had always relied on good genetics, but she decided it was time to take her body to the next level: competition quality. She read the transformation stories on Bodybuilding.com--and then wrote her own!
In the face of tragedy Kristen chose to become proactive and take back control of her life. Read on to see how she was able to find herself again and shed nearly 50 lbs in the process!
Dell was tired of feeling sick and depressed so she chose to be proactive and change her lifestyle. Read on to see how she kicked her body into gear!
Katie felt like she had let her body go and desperately wanted to get it back in time for a competition. Read on to see how she was able to not only compete but take 5th place!
Have you made a dramatic change either by gaining muscle or by losing fat? If so, send in your pics, stats, and what got you started and you could be next week's winner!
Due to the stresses of a busy work schedule Monica let her fitness take a backseat. Read on and see what reignited Monica's drive to get back to lose weight and get back in shape!
Laurie Poe was determined to lose her post pregnancy weight and become a healthy example for her children. Read on to see how she changed her nutrition and exercise regimens in order to lose the weight for good!
Jess was once on a path would would lead her to health complications and worse so she decided to do something about it. Read Jess' inspiring transformation story and see how she completely changed her body and life!
Denise Fields was unhappy with her body and the state of her health so she decided that it was time to make a big change before she turned 30. See how she found the strength to change her life!
After a little research and a lot of hard work Sarah Fargusson overcame injuries from a motorcycle accident and achieved her fitness goals. Read on to see how she began her journey and competed in a figure competition!
Nichole was overweight and unhappy with her lifestyle so she decided to make a change for her health and for her family. Read on to see how she achieved her fitness goals!
Valerie wanted to change her body and become fit for life. See how she not only transformed her appearance but changed her life and accomplished her goals.
Amanda wasn't content with her lifestyle and wanted to be healthier and more fit. So she changed everything from her extracurricular activities to what she ate. Check out her amazing transformation!
Julie was unhappy with her body and her diet so she decided that she needed to make a change. Read on to see how Julie transformed her life and lost 40 pounds!
Chelsea enjoys competing in triathlons, but her bout with Fitness competition cost her endurance. Now she routinely exceeds 300 points on the Army Physical Fitness Test. See how she did it!
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.
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!
Mitchie was on a downward spiral and fitness was the furthest thing from her mind. After the tragic loss of her mother and a bit of self reflection Mitchie decided it was time for a change. See how she did it.
Kelly wanted to make a change in her lifestyle and wasn't going to let anything stop her. See how she was able to shed 60 lbs and walk away with a 1st place finish in a figure competition!
Jessica was beginning to lose hope that she would ever lose weight and get fit until she chose to take control of her life and her body. See how she made her comeback and competed in Figure!
Lydia Joyce chose to take matters into her own hands when she couldn't keep up with her fellow military candidates. Read on to see how Lydia shed 16% of her body fat and went on to compete!
Erin struggled with her weight for most of her life until she found the willpower to change her diet and head to the gym. Read on to see what motivated her to change her habits and her body!
When Tiffany watched her twin sister place in the top 3 in Figure she knew that she had to give bodybuilding a try. See how she changed her life and made it onstage in her own Figure Competition!
Johanna wanted to have a body like the ones that she saw in the health magazines. With a little persistence she was able to make her fitness dreams come true and compete in her first competition. She how she did it!
Shani didn't want to become another statistic so she took control of her destiny and lost 60 lbs! See how she made her outside match her inside!
Rebin wasn't content with her 75 lb weight loss and decided to go all the way to 100 lbs! See how she accomplished her goals and changed her life!
Katelyn was active her entire life. But when she could no longer show horses and do what she loved, she had to find a new passion. Find out how Katelyn fell in love with bodybuilding and shredded 19lbs of body fat to compete in a figure competition!
When Christa turned 21, she went on one long party ride! But her body suffered the consequences. To get her self-esteem back, Christa focused on nutrition and a fitness program that would get results! Find out how she shredded 25lbs of body fat!
Megan was heartbroken when she tore her rotator cuff and needed surgery. She lost her motivation and had to recover, but she wouldn't accept defeat! Find out how Megan achieved her fitness goals and lost 29lbs to reveal a strong, lean physique!
Becoming a Mom of two really made Lena happy, but when she looked in the mirror...she saw something else. Find out how Lena turned her health and fitness level around and reached the stars - losing 84lbs and getting ripped in the process!
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!
Jillian did not want to be the pudgy girl all her life. Tipping the scale at 180lbs was too much, and she decided to make the change! Find out how Jillian cut 64lbs of body fat and got ready for a figure competition!
Nakia wanted to escape her life...until she decided to spend her entire bonus on her future in fitness. She found motivation from boot camp classes and pushed herself to the limits, dropping 51lbs of body fat! Find out how she did it below!
Tana Wolf's reflection in a mirror used to make her burst into tears. Find out how she turned her attitude around and prepared for a fitness competition - burning off an amazing 98lbs of body fat - below!
Jacqueline was tired of starving during the week, binging on the weekends, doing endless cardio and still looking fluffy! Read on to learn about her fitness journey and how she dropped 24lbs and 16% body fat below!
Morgan's life had spiraled into pain and depression. One day she decided to take control! Find out how Morgan accomplished her fitness goals, cut 34lbs and changed her life for the better!
Leeza had struggled with her weight for most of her life. One day she picked up a magazine and knew she needed to make a change. Discover more about how Leeza burned 33lbs of body fat to sculpt the body of her dreams and be an inspiration to others below!
A family tragedy and depression during her pregnancy caused Marion to become overweight and unhealthy. 8 months later, however, she stepped on stage and placed 1st at the 2010 NPC Natural Illinois Figure Championships!
Janet Lee Marino had always been active, but her body was not responding to workouts like it used to. So she amped up the intensity! Learn how Janet shed 10% body fat and got in amazing shape below!
Candy Sucik was so excited for her husband's 1st bodybuilding competition that she decided to pick a contest for herself! Find out how Candy dropped 20lbs and shed 20 percent body fat to get competition ready for the first time!
It took Lisa Nelson 1 year to fully recover from a horrific car crash. Busy with 2 children, Lisa decided once and for all to take control of her health and her life. Learn more about how Lisa dropped 40lbs and has kept it off below!
Katie worried that she would be skinny and lanky for the rest of her life. Find out how she took control of her body and her health while adding 16 lbs of lean muscle and cutting body fat!
When Tiffany saw an online ad for Double-T Sports 10 week transformation contest, it was just what she needed to push her towards her fitness goal! Find out how this mother of 4 made time to eat clean and exercise - losing 22lbs of body fat!
Wendy was tired of feeling unhappy with her health, so she found the motivation to change it! Learn how Wendy lost 50lbs by eating clean and weight training below!
Missy Rosemeyer was tired of hiding her bulky legs in jeans all the time. Now she has the figure of her dreams! Find out what nutrition and training plan she followed to lose 17lbs of body fat!
Laurie Parr once used fad diets to try to get the body she desired. Now she's addicted to weight training and eating clean, and she's in the best shape of her life! Find out how she did it here!
Melissa used to idolize women in fitness magazines, and now she has competed in her first competition! Find out how Melissa built a lean and sexy physique to match her idols!
After Jana Brown had her baby daughter, she vowed to never be fat again! Find out how her at home work out plan and personal trainer ultimately changed her life!
Once Deborah realized she was unhappy with her current physique, she decided it was time to reclaim the body of her youth. Read on to learn how she shed 48 pounds!
At the beginning of 2010, Kendi decided that she was ready to take her passion for fitness to another level. Read on to learn how she shed 15% body fat to step on stage at a figure competition!
After the adoption of her first child, Jenny began noticing that her physique wasn't what it used to be. Read on to learn how she changed everything and shed 54 pounds right here!
Vicki knew it was time for a change when she no longer fit into her jeans. Find out how she lost 21 pounds and 13% body fat to get the body of her dreams!
After getting married and having a baby, Jesse spent the next three years overweight and depressed. Find out how she decided to change everything by shedding 33 pounds!
Cheryl decided to change her body in the spring of 2004 after moving to a new city. Read on to find out how she dedicated herself to fitness and lost 34 pounds right here!
After learning about figure competitions, Jacqueline decided that it was her goal to compete one day. Read on to learn how she shed 43 pounds right here!
Amy had always struggled with her weight, trying diet after diet without any luck. Finally, she decided that it was time to shed the fat the healthiest way possible. Learn how she shed 340 pounds right here!
Gordana is a single mother of 3 and a breast cancer survivor. She used her passion for fitness to help her get through treatment and recover... Learn more.
Halfway through Melissa's pregnancy, she realized how important fitness was and made a commitment to get in shape. Read on to learn how she shed 15 pounds right here!
Ashley knew she had to change when she had trouble finding an outfit that would hide her overweight physique. Learn how she decided that enough was enough and set out to lose 35 pounds!
When Stephanie and her boyfriend got together, they found that they shared a common passion for working out. Read on to learn how Stephanie pushed herself beyond her limits and shed 14 pounds right here!
After the birth of her second child, Michaella knew that it was time to get the physique she knew she deserved. Read on to learn how she shed 55 pounds right here!
Rachel first realized that she needed a change when a local clothing store didn't carry a size that would fit her. Read on to learn how she turned her life around and shed 80 pounds!
Rochelle had struggled with her weight throughout her entire life. Finally, she decided that she needed to get in shape once and for all. Read on to learn how she lost an amazing 108 pounds right here!
Always looking for unique ways to mix up fitness, Shawnee introduces Arlene to a new kind of workout with professional swimming instructor Monique Shelton. She quickly realizes that this overlooked activity proves to be a quite effective for cardio and flexibility. The season wraps up with Arlene recapping her progress, along with a complimentary Gaspari haul.
Danielle knew that if she didn't lose weight, she wouldn't be around long enough to see her kids grow up. Learn how she lost 78 pounds right here!
After a visit to Japan, Frances soon realized that she had let herself get in the worst shape of her life. Read on to learn how she turned everything around and shed 15 pounds and 14% body fat!
Arlene gives us some personal insight into her transformation journey from Week 4.
After high school, Megan watched her weight climb to unhealthy levels. Finally, she decided that she needed to do something about it. Read on to learn how she shed 85 pounds right here!
Kailash had always been interested in sports, but it wasn't until she decided to compete that she understood the importance of proper nutrition. Read on to learn how she shed 62 pounds right here!
Karen had always been interested in fitness, but it wasn't until she learned the importance of nutrition that she really began to see changes. Read on to learn how she shed 25 pounds and stepped on stage at her first competition!
After Julie's twin daughters were born in 2006, she was introduced to heavy weight training and set her sights on a competition. Read on to learn how she shed 27 pounds right here!
As Lenay approached her 20's she knew that she needed a change so she could live her life like a normal teenager. Read on to learn how she shed 47.3 pounds right here!
Towards the end of high school, Brandi developed an eating disorder, which left her overweight and unhealthy. Read on to learn how she changed everything by shedding 33 pounds right here!
Melissa realized that she needed to change when she stopped recognizing the girl she saw in the mirror. Read on to learn how she hit the road and shed 56.6 pounds right here!
Tammy has a history of family illness, so she decided that it was time to get in shape to keep herself healthy. Read on to learn how she shed 100 pounds right here!
Get to know your champion and follow along as she shares her thoughts about the challenge, obstacles, and what the future holds for this U.S. Navy Corpsman.
Christi was tired of yo-yo dieting, so after her daughter was born, she decided to lose the weight once and for all. Read on to learn how she shed 68 pounds and began competing!
Tonya was fed up with feeling disgusted with herself, so she set her sights on a fat loss goal and started down the road to fitness. Read on to learn how she shed 30 pounds and 12% body fat right here!
Susie had been unhappy with her physique for a while, but it wasn't until April of 2008 that she finally decided to change. Read on to learn how she shed 80 pounds and began competing right here!
After Tracy's grandmother passed away, she knew that she needed to get herself in shape. But in 2006, an ATV accident left her in the hospital for 4 months. Read on to learn how she became determined to step on stage and shed 43 pounds!
Krystle first began working out to give herself an edge as she aged, but with her family's history of disease, she knew that it was time to get serious. Read on to learn how she shed 50 pounds!
After her daughter was born, Nikki took a long look at herself and didn't like what she saw. Read on to learn how she dropped 70 pounds and began competing!
After graduating high school, Tina realized that she was uncomfortable with her physique, so she decided to do something about it. Read on to learn how she shed 38 pounds with hard work and dedication!
Debby had worked out on-and-off for many years, but it wasn't until she hired a personal trainer that the results really began to show. Read on to learn how she lost 20 pounds and 9.6% body fat!
Mercia had completed her personal training qualification, but she didn't feel comfortable teaching fitness to others when she wasn't living the lifestyle herself. Read on to learn how she dropped 50 pounds and stepped on stage for her first competition!
Seneca was tired of running out of breath when doing outdoor activities, so she embarked on a weight loss journey. Read on to learn how she shed 99 pounds of fat right here!
Living as a personal trainer, Maureen knew that she needed to get in shape to give her clients someone to look up to. Read on to learn how she shed 22 pounds and began competing!
In 1995, Suzanne finally decided that she was tired of being overweight. So she set her sights on bodybuilding and has never looked back. Read on to learn how she shed 63 pounds right here!
After Danielle had her baby, she set her sights on a figure competition to motivate her to get back in shape. Read on to learn how she shed 37 pounds and began competing right here!
Tiffany was tired of being the chubby girl, so when she finally got a gym membership for her 19th birthday, she decided to put it to good use. Read on to learn how she shed 50 pounds and gained her self-confidence back!
During her pregnancy, Meagan found herself eating tons of junk food. After her baby was born, she knew she wanted to get her fit, athletic body back. Read on to learn how she lost 62 pounds of post-pregnancy weight right here!
Two years after her son was born, Jennifer finally decided that it was time to shed the weight she gained during pregnancy. Read on to learn how she took control of her life and dropped 36 pounds right here!
Kamilyn's physique caused her to become insecure and timid with her life. Once she realized that it was time to make a change, she hit the gym hard and learned about nutrition. Read on to learn how she shed 25 pounds and 10% body fat!
Sarah first decided that she needed a change after she realized that she gained 20 pounds while attending massage therapy school. Read on to learn how she got started down the road to fitness and shed 30 pounds and 15% body fat right here!
Barb knew that she had to make a change after all the years of low self-esteem kept her from living a normal life. Read on to learn how she decided that enough was enough and shed 131 pounds and 27% body fat!
After JoAnn's car accident, her back pain kept her from exercising which caused her to slowly begin gaining weight. Finally, she decided that she wasn't going to give up and set her sights on a competition. Read on to learn how she shed 25 pounds!
After the birth of her second daughter, Christina's physique took a turn for the worse. So she decided to join a pilates class and get her life back on track. Read on to learn how she shed 28 pounds right here!
At the beginning of 2008, Celia took a long look at herself and wasn't happy with they physique she had. So, she decided it was time to do something about it. Read on to learn how she dropped 32 pounds and 15% body fat!
Sonia first got started down the road to fitness at the end of a 17 year marriage. She needed something to cope with the stress, so she turned to weight training. Read on to learn how she lost 41 pounds and set her sights to the stage!
Lizzy had been working out for over a year, but still didn't have the body that she knew she was capable of having. Read on to learn how she committed herself to fitness, set her sights on a bikini competition, and dropped 13 pounds and 8% body fat!
Watching her weight skyrocket Lindsey decided it was time for a fresh start. With the help and support of her family she was able to turn her life around!
Sarah knew she had hit rock bottom when she went to visit a friend in Virgina and her friend didn't recognize her. Read on to learn how Sarah decided that enough was enough and got motivated to lose 125 pounds!
In 2005, a back injury left Nathalie unable to workout, causing her to pack on some extra weight. Read on to learn how she rebounded from her injury, lost 8% body fat and began competing in figure!
The competition was incredibly fierce as some very intense and inspiring transformations took place. Find out who won our first-ever Hydroxycut Max! Transformation Challenge!
In this first episode, Shawnee tests Lucia's cardiovascular and muscular performance with a short circuit training session to help customize her program, then helps her clear out her cupboards and fridge to optimize her diet.
After having her baby, Rany was determined to get herself back in shape within 1 year. Read on to learn how she stepped up her motivation and dropped 50 pounds of pregnancy weight right here!
Cath was ashamed of the way she looked, so in 2008 she made herself a resolution to get the body she knew she wanted. Read on to learn how she dropped 65 pounds and began competing!
After watching her sister compete in a figure competition, Heidi knew that she, too, wanted to step on that stage. Read on to learn how she got the determination to shed 30 pounds and begin competing!
Marissa had continued to gain weight after her pregnancies, but it wasn't until her daughters 1st birthday that she realized that she needed a change. Read on to learn how she got in contest-ready shape by dropping 38 pounds!
While attending college, Katie realized that she couldn't keep eating and living the way she was for the rest of her life. Read on to learn how she shed 32 pounds and began competing!
Michele's fire was first lit when she looked at her physique and realized that she wanted to be more than just 'average'. She set her sights on competition and got started on the journey of a lifetime. Read on to learn how she shed 15% body fat!
The stresses of Heather's life caused her to pack on the pounds, leaving her with a less than perfect physique. But once she became dedicated to shedding the pounds, there was no stopping her. Read on to learn how she dropped 22 pounds and 13% body fat!
After moving to a new town and starting a new job, Heather turned to food for comfort. But after catching a glimpse of what figure competitions were all about, she new she had to turn her life around. Learn how she shed 20 pounds and 13% body fat!
After Danitza had her second daughter in August 2008, she got help from well-known trainer Kim Oddo to get herself back into pre-pregnancy and contest-ready shape. Read on to learn how she shed 17 pounds and 12% body fat!
Shortly after going skiing, Kim realized just how out of shape she really was. She wanted to be a better example for her children, so she got serious about shedding the body fat. Learn how she dropped 16% body fat right here!
Taralee had contemplated competing numerous times, but never commited to it. Finally, she decided that if she wanted to step on the stage, she needed the help of a trainer. Read on to learn how she shed 21 pounds right here!
Ruby struggled with her weight growing up, but it wasn't until she started hitting the gym that she realized what it meant to live a healthy lifestyle. Read on to learn how she got serious about fitness and shed 20 pounds and 10% body fat!
Ruby had turned to food as comfort when she was young after her father passed away, which casued her to put on extra weight. She knew this wasn't the person she wanted to be, so she became dedicated and shed 99 pounds. Learn more right here!
After being diagnosed with anorexia and almost losing her life to the disease, she found hope in the fact that she was given a second chance at life. Read on to learn how she became determined to beat her condition and put on 40 pounds right here!
After the death of her father, Diana took a long look at her life and realized that she needed to start living it to the fullest. So, with her husband and daughters' support, she got on track and shed 12% body fat. Learn more!
Terri first began working out only to lose a few pounds, but one she started, she immediatley became hooked ont he results. Read on to learn how she shed 56 pounds right here!
Once Amber finally realized that she wasn't happy with her physique, she went full force to change everything. Read on to learn how she hired a trainer, shed the weight, and got the body of her dreams!
In 2008, Christina was diagnosed with Celiac Disease, which kept her out of the gym. However, once she decided that she wasn't going to let it stop her, she set her sights on competition. Read on to learn how she overcame her disease and shed 16 pounds!
Laura struggled with her weight her entire life, but after seeing a picture of herself after a vacation, she decided that enough was enough. Read on to learn how she shed 73 pounds right here!
Andrea was tired of feeling lazy and unhappy with her body. So she decided to set her sights on competition. Read on to learn how she shed 26 pounds and placed 2nd in the FAME Bikini Model Contest!
Strangely enough, it was a picture taken with Mickey Mouse that was the wake up call for Agatha. Find out how she lost over 70 lbs with a little help from some pole dancing.
Tracy dropped over 40 lbs for her wedding then found out she had fallen in love with heavy lifting. Find out she took her training to the next level and lost a total of over 90 lbs!
Mende's history of yo-yo dieting left her uncomfortable in her skin. But after giving birth to her second child, she decided the enough was enough. Read on to learn how she got motivated and dropped 95 pounds right here!
Laura had always been interested in training but never had the structure. Read on to learn how she lost 49 pounds and made it to the competition stage!
During Erica's pregnancy, her weight slowly crept up on her. Before she knew it, she was the heaviest she had ever been and unhappy. Read on to learn how she made the decision to turn her life around, shed 55 pounds and set her sights on competing!
Deanna first decided to get in shape after realizing that she wasn't comfortable in her body. So she decided to attend a fitness competition for motivation and began dieting to lose the excess weight. Learn how she shed 28 pounds and began competing!
Melissa's pregnancy caused her to put on some extra weight. After her child was born, though, she decided that she needed to get her body back. Read on to learn how she shed 113 pounds right here!
After giving birth to her twins, Mary realized that her eating habits during her pregnancy caused her to put on a large amount of weight. So she decided to learn about nutrition and get her body back. Learn how she dropped 53 pounds right here!
After the birth of her third child, Allison realized that she needed to change her lifestyle to become a healthy role model for her children. Read on to learn how she dropped 53 pounds right here!
Once Wendy realized that her sister didn't see her as a healthy individual, she decided that it was time to change her lifestyle. Read on to learn how she dropped 82 pounds right here!
Although Francina had always been athletic, her eating habits were less than optimal and she didn?t have the body she knew she was capable of having. So she dedicated herself to losing weight for a competition. Learn how she dropped 30 pounds!
After Judith turned 43, her constant weight gain caused her to re-evaluate her nutrition choices that led her to being overweight. Finally having enough, she decided it was time for a change. Learn how she dropped 27 pounds and gained her confidence back!
With the birth of her first child, Vanessa put on over 70 pounds was at risk of gestational diabetes. When her second child was born, she decided it was time to get her body back. Read on to learn how Vanessa dropped 50 pounds and 18% body fat!
Lynda had gained some weight after giving birth to her daughter in early 2008. Eager to get her body back, she immediately regained her focus and started losing weight. Read on to learn how she dropped 26 pounds and 8% body fat!
During the next 12 weeks, Kris Gethin will be training and guiding fellow BB.com employee Sarah Jones in a 12 Week Transformation Journey! Trace her steps & you can experience your own personal transformation success!
After a health scare left Ashley overweight and unhappy, she decided that she needed to lose the extra weight and get the body she knew she deserved. Read on to learn how she dropped 47 pounds and 15% body fat!
Debi had always been into fitness, but in the Summer of 2007 she drifted from her routine and packed on the pounds. Finally, she had enough of being overweight and decided to get her life back. Learn how she dropped 17 pounds and 5% body fat!
After the birth of her daughter, a series of events caused CC's life to take a downward spiral while she packed on the pounds. Determined to set a good example for her daughter, she became focused. Learn how she lost 105 lbs!
During the next 12 weeks, Kris Gethin will be training and guiding fellow BB.com employee Sarah Jones in a 12 Week Transformation Journey! Trace her steps & you can experience your own personal transformation success!
In June of 2007, Robyn took a long look at herself and decided that she wasn't happy with who she saw in the mirror. So she began taking little steps to improve her life and became an MMA fanatic. Read on to learn how she dropped 44 pounds.
BodySpace Member & Model Tiffany Forni discusses her recent fat loss transformation!
During the next 12 weeks, Kris Gethin will be training and guiding fellow BB.com employee Sarah Jones in a 12 Week Transformation Journey! Trace her steps & you can experience your own personal transformation success!
Last year Jodi made the mistake of going overboard while trying to add some mass to her frame. Now she's learned from her mistakes and is more determined than ever to build the body of her dreams. Read on to learn how she dropped 25 lbs and 13% body fat!
After watching her mom and sister complete a fitness camp, Tiffany decided that it was her turn to get in shape. So with the help of her coach, she was able to drop 93 pounds and begin competing! Read on to learn how she did it.
Kassandre was frustrated with her body. Something had to change! Then she stumbled across Bodyblogs and found the motivation she needed. Now she has become a stronger, more confident, and happier person. Find out how!
During the next 12 weeks, Kris Gethin will be training and guiding fellow Bodybuilding.com employee Sarah Jones in a 12 Week Transformation Journey! Follow these exact guidelines and you can experience your own personal transformation success.
Years of poor food choices and a sedentary lifestyle cause Denise to pack on the weight. But after a visit to her doctor, she decided it was time to turn her life around. Read on to learn how she lost 60 pounds and began competing!
After overcoming Anorexia in high school, Tiffany had put on a significant amount of weight. Not happy with the way her body was looking, she became determined to be healthy. Learn how she lost 40 pounds and conquered her eating disorder!
After Uschi's 40th birthday, she became determined to do whatever it took to get the body of her dreams. So with some dedication and the help of her trainer, she was able to drop 15 lbs and 17% body fat! Learn how she did it.
A tragic event in Annie's life caused her to re-evaluate her self-image. Once she decided to live a healthy lifestyle, her dedication picked up and the weight started dropping off of her body. Now she's lost 110 pounds and is happier than ever.
Lisa began working out in 2005, but had little knowledge on how to achieve the physique of her dreams. But with the help of her online trainer, she managed to drop the extra weight and build some muscle. Read on to learn how she lost 15 pounds!
DeAnna was tired of being a 'skinny fat' mom. So with the help of Marzia Prince, she was able to drop 19 pounds and begin competing. Read on to learn how she did it!
Lauren needed to build strength for her daughter and her own self-image. So with dedication and consistency, she managed to put on 20 pounds of pure muscle. Read on to learn how she did it!
Tricia began her journey because she was tired of feeling lazy. So with the help of BodySpace's Emma-Leigh, Tricia took hold of her life and decided to begin competing. Read on to learn how she lost 15% body fat!
On Thanksgiving Day of 2007, Annette had a picture taken that changed her whole view on how she looked. Using that picture as her motivation, Annette managed to drop 34 pounds and 13% body fat. Read on to learn how she did it!
Amanda's desk job caused her to put on some extra weight. But after finally realizing that she didn't like what she saw in the mirror, she decided that it was time for a change. Read on to learn how Amanda dropped 63 pounds!
After reading Jamie Whinery's story you will no longer have any excuse for not getting into your best possible shape. Read the following interview and prepare to be inspired.
After having her third child in March, 2004, Charla noticed that her body just wasn't the same as it used to be. Refusing to be an out of shape mom, she decided to enter herself in a contest. Learn how she dropped 44 pounds and became hooked on competing!
After Liza had lost her mother to health problems, she turned to food for comfort. But soon she realized that she needed to get healthy for own body's sake. Read on to learn how Liza dropped 40 pounds and 18% body fat!
Isabel had been overweight for years, but after she got married, she decided that it was time to turn her life around and get in shape. With the help of her husband, Isabel managed to drop 55 pounds. Read on to learn how she did it!
Nancy had always been the chubby girl in school, and in college she hit her highest weight ever. She decided that she had enough of being fat and wanted to look hot. Read on to learn how Nancy dropped 65 pounds of fat!
Being overweight all her life, Maggie was at risk for health problems. So she decided to change her lifestyle and get healthy. Read on to learn how she dropped 85 pounds!
Tiffany had always been overweight. But when her office was doing a weight loss contest, she decided this was the perfect time to get into shape. Read on to learn how she cleaned up her diet and dropped 100 pounds!
After 3 months of continuous work, Belinda finally got a break to head for the beach. After finding out about the Flex Online Bikini Model Search, she decided it was time to get serious about her training and diet. Read on to learn how she shed the fat!
After 3 months of continuous work, Belinda finally got a break to head for the beach. After finding out about the Flex Online Bikini Model Search, she decided it was time to get serious about her training and diet. Read on to learn how she shed the fat!
Christina was afraid that her family's medical history would get the best of her, so she decided to start eating healthy and getting in shape. Read on to learn how she lost 15 lbs in only 3 months!
Living her life with Anorexia & Bulimia, Valerie's self worth hit rock bottom. She finally decided that it was now or never, and she needed to get her life back on track. Learn how she overcame her eating disorder and put on 40 lbs of solid mass!
After having two children, Lisa found she was having difficulty getting her body back. So she decided to enter a 12 week challenge to motivate herself to lose the weight. Read on to learn how she dropped 17 pounds!
Adina was very self-conscious of her weight. After getting some motivation from a woman on TV, she decided it was time for a change. Read on to learn how Adina turned her life around and dropped over 120 pounds!
Elisa's hectic work schedule caused her to gain some extra weight. Once she came to the realization that she wasn't happy with how she looked, Elisa decided it was time for a change. Read on to learn how she dropped 28 pounds and 14% body fat!
Sharon was overweight all her life, but when she entered college, she decided it was time for a change. Read on to learn how Sharon dedicated herself to fitness and dropped 38 lbs!
As Sylvia grew closer to her 40th birthday, she decided that it was time to transform her body and get into the best shape of her life. Read on to learn how she dropped 12% body fat!
At 240 pounds, Vanessa decided that it was time to get in shape, not only for herself, but for her children. After setting goals for herself, Vanessa began her weight loss journey. Now, she's lost over 100 pounds and looks better than ever!
When Pam started having health problems because of her weight, she decided it was time for a change. After learning about the importance of diet and nutrition, she dropped 56 pounds. Read on to learn more!
Carlene had gained some extra weight after her third pregnancy, but she refused to let her body go. So just nine days after giving birth to her third child, she was back in the gym. Read on to learn how she lost 24% body fat and 43 lbs!
Joy was tired of watching her weight go up and down through the years. So in the beginning of 2008, she wrote down her goals and dedicated herself to doing everything she could to achieve them. Now she's lost 35 lbs and began competing. Learn more here!
Sundie could not stand the thought of just sitting around and watching life pass her by. Using Body For Life and a personal trainer she lost over 20 lbs and 11% of body fat. Find out more about her transformation here!
Ladies, have you made a dramatic change either by gaining muscle of by losing all the weight you have been hoping for, if so, send in your pics, stats, what got you started and why and you could be the next winner!
Lisa had put on some extra weight after having her 3rd child. But after a visit from Michelle Berger, aka BuffMother, she got on a nutrition and exercise plan that caused her to drop the pounds. Learn how she did it right here!
When Barbara moved in with her husband, she decided that it was time to drop the weight. With her husband being a personal trainer, he guided her to a better body and she lost 45 lbs! Read on to learn how she did it!
As Regina was quickly approaching her 45th birthday, she knew that she needed a change. With the help of her trainer, she dropped 61 lbs! Learn how she did it right here.
Kelli was tired of wearing a larger size than her husband, so she decided to do something about it. She set a date for a competition and began training and dieting. Read on to learn how she lost 140 pounds!
Denise had gained weight after her second child, so she decided to set a goal for a competition to give her the motivation to exercise and eat healthy. Now she's dropped over 30 lbs and looks great. See how she did it right here!
Hilary was overweight when she joined the Military. Then, after her pregnancy, she decided that it was finally time to get in shape. After yo-yo dieting for years, she turned her attention to lifting and the pounds began dropping off of her body!
Colleen was overweight and unhappy with herself. But after finally taking control of her happiness, she became determined to shed the weight with her many BodySpace friends by her side. Learn how she lost over 60 lbs right here...
Pat had been a runner all her life, but after a trip to the doctor, she found out that she had a high body fat percentage. So she started lifting weights and lowered her body fat. Learn how she did it right here...
Melita decided to get healthy after realizing that the road she had been traveling had led her to become the heaviest she had ever been. So after learning discipline and consistancy, she's lost over 40 lbs. Learn how she did it right here...
Leigh was the ultimate couch potato, but when she saw an ad in the newspaper for women's only training, she decided to give it a shot. Before she knew it, her trainer had talked her into competing. Read on to learn more!
After her second pregnancy, Lisa weighed almost 190 lbs, and she decided enough was enough! So in order to lose weight, she set a date for an upcoming competition and lost 70 lbs. Learn more right here...
The stresses of college left Jennifer eating for comfort and gaining weight. But after her boyfriend decided to become a bodybuilder, Jennifer gained the motivation she needed to hit the gym. Read on to learn how she lost 115 lbs and began competing...
Karen is a personal trainer and health club owner, but she let life's little pleasure get to her and before she knew it, she was overweight and out of shape. Learn how she turned her life around and motivated others through her teachings right here...
Cindy had a friend who was getting married, and she wanted to get in shape to fit the dress size that she would look good in. So she cleaned up her diet and began training. Learn how she lost 65 lbs right here...
Emily had always been involved in sports as a teenager, but she never really took weightlifting seriously. Finally, she decided that she wanted to be ripped like the girls in fitness magazines. Read on to find out how she slimmed down and toned up...
After Melanie left college, she put on a lot of weight. After a trip to the doctors office, she was mortified to hear that she weighed 170 lbs. Read on to find out how she turned her life around and befan competing...
Sondra was always in good shape, but after she had her baby, she let herself go. So after committing to a contest, she dedicated herself to fitness and lost 20 lbs. Learn how she did it right here...
Tatyana started weight training when her heart condition caused her to gain weight, making her over 200 lbs. So she decided to get in shape and get healthy. Learn how she lost over 60 lbs right here...
Melanie Spencer, 49 yrs old, did not let age deter her from losing 49 pounds by her 50th birthday in 8 months. With determination she went from 165 pounds to 116 pounds and her waistline shrunk from 38 to 27 inches! Learn how she did it right here...
In this new video series we will introduce you to Marzia Prince, Certified Personal Trainer & Fitness Model. She will be transforming Tonya, a mother of three, that wishes to improve her appearance through health and fitness!
Lynda had always struggled with her weight, even in jr. high. Then one day, everything just clicked. She dedicated herself and lost 83 lbs. Learn how she did it here...
Christina started weight training in high school, but she never got serious until she had to go clothes shopping at a plus size store. Learn how she dropped 52 lbs and began competing right here....
Kim was in her early thirties before she realized that she didn't like the way she looked in a bikini, so she decided to change it up by completing the Body for Life Challenge. Now, after 6 years, she looks better than ever. Find out how she did it.
Natalia gained some extra weight after having 2 children, and she began having knee troubles. After finding a role model in a magazine, she lost 55 lbs and is down to 10% body fat!
Veronica started training in January '07 and tipped the scales at 178 lbs with 43.3% body fat. When she learned about that she said no more! Learn about her amazing journey and how she lost 50 lbs and 30% body fat in less than a year!
Stacey started Weight Watchers at 14 and has been on a roller coaster ride since then. Now, after meeting many motivational people and studying about training she has made an amazing transformation and now maintains a healthy 120 lbs!
Pamela ballooned to a staggering 160 lbs. and went from a size 8 to 14 in a short 6 months. In addition she had accepted that she couldn't change. Was this the final blow? Learn how she lost 34 lbs. and now competes on stage!
Vanessa led a super skinny lifestyle and a bad diet to top it off. Finally she decided 173 lbs and 26% bf was not going to cut it. After gaining some guidance she was finally able to control her weight and now maintains a healthy 138 lbs! Learn more.
Kristin gained weight after she had a relationship end and did not want to be thirty-something, fat, and in poor health. Determine what she has done over the last year to lose 35 lbs in this enduring transformation!
Tosha had been having problems her entire life and did whatever it took to lose weight. She soon discovered this was not helping. Learn how she lost 45 lbs. during this transformation with the help of her sister and others right here!
Sandra made her decision after having her 4th daughter, and although she did lose some weight after, she was still disgusted. Learn about her amazing transformation and how she lost more than 20 lbs in less than 3 months!
When Colleen was 14 she saw the Ms Olympia and instantly fell in love with muscular physiques. Find out how she used discipline, consistency and time to reach her goals.
Rachael really didn't start having problems until she moved to New York where her diet and training suffered a great deal. She wanted to change all of that. Learn how she lost 17 lbs and almost 20% body fat!
Cheryl noticed she was gradually getting heavier and heavier and realized she did not want her life to be run by weight problems. Learn about her amazing journey and how she lost 20 lbs and more than 20% body fat!
Michelle realized that it was time to do something when her aunt said, 'When is you baby due?' She was very unhappy and vowed to change. Learn more about this amazing transformation and how she went on to lose almost 100 lbs!
Michele Wile made an amazing transformation, losing nearly 77 lbs. She has since won the Texas Shredder Classic in the novice short class! Find out how she did it here!
Lara didn't realize that her body had turned soft until after the birth of her son. Learn more about her amazing transformation as she goes on to lose more than 20 lbs and 20% body fat!
Robin had always been interested in bodybuilding and fitness, but until she saw an online transformation had never stuck with a good nutrition and training. Find out how she finally made her own transformation and lost over 35 lbs!
Nicole was always in shape and into sports but ran into some problems that put her health at great risk. See how she made an amazing comeback and got her weight back up to a healthy 123 lbs!
Tanya began her fitness transformation back in January of 2006. She was out of shape, felt horrible, and did not see any possible way out of the misery. Learn more about her amazing transformation and how she was able to lose 20 lbs!
Since my last article (transformation of the week) I have had an overwhelming response to the story of my success with losing weight... Here is more detail into my life as I struggle to maintain a normal life.
Ksawera was unhappy and very self conscious when she was overweight and tried everything to lose it. Learn more about her life changing journey and how she went on to lose 80lbs!
Wendy was always in the gym training but when she found out what her cholesterol levels were she knew change was in order. Learn how she lost 22 lbs, lowered her body fat, and more right here!
Jennifer started bodybuilding because she was tired of being out of shape. Shortly after starting her goals she noticed incredible results and knew she wanted to compete. Learn how she lost 12 lbs in about 5 1/2 months!
Hilary just couldn't live the way she was living anymore. Then she stopped putting limitations on herself and the things she could accomplish and finally realized that once you believe in yourself, you can achieve anything.
After April and her husband were married they went on an eating spree with Hamburger Helper and put on the weight. They got sick of it. Learn about the weight gain during pregnancy and how she was later able to lose 15lbs and 14% body fat!
Once I graduated college my whole life changed. I went from being a college athlete to being parked in front of a computer, with a desk job. The weight soon started piling on. Learn how I made the life changing transformation here!
Teresa first realized she was completely out of shape and fat after looking at some vacation pictures. This was the deciding motivation that helped her lose almost 50lbs and a whole lot of body fat. Check it out!
Carla has always been passionate about bodybuilding but never considered herself as someone who would compete. See how this changed as she began a very strict program to reduce body fat down to 10% and a healthy weight of 100 lbs. Check it out!
Lynetta began her transformation after gaining 60 lbs during her second pregnancy. Learn more about her diet and training as she makes an astounding change... going from 200 to 130 lbs.
Taylor is a personal trainer and has always been athletic but not always in shape. She knew she could do better and did just that after attending her first Phat Camp. Learn about her journey and how she went from 150 to 120 lbs.
Fekisha has always wanted to compete but never made time to do it. Well she finally realized that the right time will never come unless she makes time. See this great transformation and how she lost 14 lbs!
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Dara was always a chubby kid and really hadn't done anything about it until she saw the pictures. See how - at only 5' - she managed to lose more than 60 lbs by training hard!
Christina was working long hours and getting sick at the same time. Eventually she had to stop training as a result. See how she got back into it and lost 13 lbs and inches of her waist!
Find out how BodySpace member Maddi lost over 100 lbs. Follow her exact plan and do the same!
Turning 40 was a critical point for Risa given a very serious health problem that is a part of her family history. See what she did to lose 45 lbs, over 20% body fat and become a fit mom for her kids right here!
Shelley has always tried to be healthy and active by doing aerobics. However when her class was cancelled she started lifting weights and fell in love with the pain. See how see she lost 15 lbs and 10% body fat right here!
Cathleen, at 5ft 4in and 107lbs, has been fighting eating problems and had to spend some time in a treatment center. See how she make a dramatic comeback and eventually went on to compete successfully in competition!
It wasn't until she was 20 and in college that she realized how much the weight was catching up with her. After going from 229 lbs to 124 lbs she learned a great deal. Learn more as she now prepares for competition.
Tina was sick and tired of being sick and tired. She was scared to do anything in fear of not fitting in. So, after learning what she really weighed, she immediately took on a new attitude - Learn how she made a successful switch and lost 140 lbs!
Below are 20 quick and easy tips you can use to make sure you are looking your best when you hit the beach!
Danitza just had a baby and wanted to lose the weight that comes along with it. See how she motivated herself to get back in shape and go from 140 lbs to a competition ready 106 lbs!
Melissa came to the realization that she was slowly destroying her body by not taking control of her health problems. See how she took control and gained 35 healthy pounds to her small frame!
Kathy was fat and tired all the time and did not like how she looked. After some ups and downs she vowed to make major changes and compete on stage. Learn more as she works to lose 34 of her 164 lbs!
DawnMarie knew she had put on weight over the past 10 years but didn't realize how bad it really was. See her diet and training program and learn how she lost over 100 lbs and 10 pant sizes.
Tisa, better known as Shivati, has made an amazing transformation by learning more about nutrition and choosing an activity that made her feel very good! See how she went on to lose over 40 lbs. and 20% body fat...
Fern has always been skinny but has not been happy with how she felt. After having 4 kids she craved that long, muscular and lean look. See her progression, sample training, diet and more right here.
Jamie has been through a lot because everyone thinks she has an eating disorder. The truth is she has reactive hypoglycemia which, in itself is a heavy burden to carry. See how she has progressed and gained 20lbs of muscle.
Suzanne has an amazing story to tell - See how she overcame a major disability and being teased for it most of her life. At only 5' tall she managed to go from 185 lbs to 114 lbs and competing in figure and bodybuilding. Check it out!
Stacie had trouble with self image and weight control her entire life, including a battle with eating disorders. See how she fought back and lost almost 40 lbs and 16% body fat right here!
Leigh was a dissatisfied 136 lbs and measured in at a measly 5'3. After seeing her friend competing she decided it was time for her own transformation. See how she lost 24 lbs and 10% body fat!
Angie, like many college students, put on weight which was multiplied after having three kids. She wanted her old self back! See how she made great changes and lost 70 lbs!
Cloris wanted to change her lifestyle around because she was tired of her back hurting and her legs rubbing together. Learn what she did to lose 39 lbs. and 10 pant sizes right here!
Kara started struggling with herself when she lost the love of her life. At this point she shot up to 155 Lbs. at only 5 foot 3 inches tall. Check out this dramatic recovery as she goes on to compete in fitness after losing more than 40 lbs!
Dana was always active and played sports like basketball and track. After awhile however she ran into some problems and was not happy... Learn how she lost 45 lbs in this great transformation!
Wendy started training simply to feel better and get some physical activity in her life. See how she boosted her energy and lost 24 lbs & 16% body fat! The weight and body fat loss was not the only thing affected. Check it out!
J'nea did not have time to exercise because she had to take care of ten people in her house that included two sets of twins. Well that all changed... See how she managed to lose over 40 lbs. and regain the energy she had.
Elicia was gaining a lot of weight in high school and had very low self esteem. After losing more than 30 lbs and 15% body fat she was able to compete as a powerlifter and win. Check out this amazing transformation!
Kate starting gaining weight as a result of personal tragedy and finally realized that was not the life she wanted to live. See how she managed to turn her life around by losing over 70lbs with a chance to compete on stage. Check it out!
To obtain brilliant results you need to train your mind. Here are some of my tips for gaining and maintaining mental and emotional toughness throughout your physical challenge. Learn more here!
Terri has always been active but started having trouble with her knees so she had to take some time off. Well she kept eating as if she was still training. Read on and see how she lost 32 lbs. and 13% body fat right here!
Sylvia's transformation began when she realized how beautiful the ladies looked up on stage. She knew this would be great challenge for her so she set out to get in shape. During this time she lost 51 lbs and 25% body fat!
I was fed up with looking and feeling the way I did. I think the before picture is pretty self explanatory... Learn right here the why & how I decided to go from 220 lbs. to 167 lbs and only 13% body fat. You can do it to!
Regina had it rough early on and gained about 75 lbs as she went through a pregnancy without a father. Read on and see what an amazing transformation she made and how she managed to get down to 118 lbs!
Annick made a transformation she should be very proud of and deserves a great deal of recognition. Read on for the details and see how she went from an amazing 357 lbs. down to 165 lbs. and only 12% body fat! Read onâ€¦
Kimberly was in a ditch that many who work long distances from home find themselves in - she was eating out for almost every meal. Read on to see how Kimberly lost over 30 lbs. and 13% body fat!
Heather wanted to loose weight for her wedding and did so in grand fashion. Get motivated and see how she struggled and succeeded to lose 70 lbs of fat over the course of a year! Check it out!
Ironically Diana gained 20 lbs. as a fitness director on a cruise ship. It was after this that she made some great changes and went from 160 lbs. to 123 lbs. and only 8% body fat. What a great transformation. Check it out!
Julie wanted to lean out and hopefully not suffer some of the conditions that have plagued her family. In this transformation she manages to lose 25 lbs. and a whopping 16% body fat. See how she made these amazing changes!
Michelle has made an amazing transformation by taking her body weight from 170 Lbs. down to 135 Lbs. She was also known as 'Bubble Butt' in high school but has since then become a successful figure competitor. Check it out!
Danielle has gone from an unhealthy 195 Lbs. and 28% body fat to a very healthy and competitive 150 Lbs. at only 16% body fat. Wow! She has always been athletic but her eating habits were totally out of whack. See how she changed right here!
Dana is a mother of two and a special education teacher. See how she lost 22lbs and 10% body fat as she fought to get her body to look as good as she felt. Read on and see what her training and diet was like...
Ellie has made amazing progress in a very short period of time and continues to improve even more. See how she went from 189 Lbs. (28% BF) down to 141 Lbs. (14 % BF) and a size 6 waist.
After coming to the US I started gaining weight because of all the junk food and the fact that I was not very active. See how I lost 37 Lbs. and what size I am now able to fit in. Get motivated right here!
Jessie, like many others, made the life altering change because of how she looked and felt. After going from 160 Lbs. to 120 Lbs. it is obvious she succeeded in her goals. Read on for more about this amazing transformation!
After being nicknamed Flipper in College I decided it was time for a change. At the time I weighed 190 lbs. at 28% BF and finally got down to 130 lbs. at 12% BF. Learn how I did it right here!
After realizing she did not want to live the life of an obese couch potato Stephanie made the decision to change her lifestyle. Learn about her story here and how she made a grand transformation.
When I was pregnant, I knew I was eventually going to get back into shape. It was just a matter of motivating myself... Learn more about me and how I made this great transformation.
Beth has been successful in almost all of her goals, except for one. She was unable to control her weight. Well everything changed when she started the Body For Life Challenge. Learn more...
Angie has always been active and interested in fitness but with the training came more junk food. With the help from a trainer she was able to change all of that. Read on to learn more...
Heather has made an amazing transformation where she went from skinny to very muscular. You will see how and why she did it right here!
At age 29 and a weight of 290 lbs, my breaking point was clothes shopping after I had my son and the only things they had in my size were pretty much wearable tents - not the young cute clothes I had hoped for. I broke down...
As I got older my hips and thighs started spreading out. I did not like what I saw and decided to do something about it. See how I changed and some of the successes I was having. Learn more...
My name is Brie Vendrame, and I am a 27 year old woman who has had my life changed by the world of weight training.
After giving birth to so many children one can only wonder how they keep their sanity. Well I suppose the only way to put it is... you do what you have to do. Some love it, some don't. Here is Chell's story.
Knowing and doing are two different things. Well I finally got tired of just thinking about it along with the failing diets and decided to give the Body For Life a try. See how I made my transformation.
I needed to do something because I was sick of feeling uncomfortable and self conscious in my clothes. Then one day a co-worker brought in a 'Body For Life' book. To see how my life did a complete 360 after reading the book, continue reading!
I knew I was in desperate shape! I felt awful and I was ashamed of my body and it was showing in my mental attitude. Well I was determined not to let myself get down this time. I want to feel sexy again. See below how my transformation came about.
All of my life I had considered myself to be lean, and tough. I was raised on a working farm and was always in shape. Well that all changed after getting married and having 6 kids. The energy was gone and I did not like it. See how I changed below.
All of this started last summer, when my boyfriend, Bill, and I decided that we were going to get in shape. I bet you have never heard that before! He suggested that we take a before picture, so that we could really see what we looked like...
Learn how Josie went from 216 lbs to 118 lbs. Free workout program with printable logs.
See how she lost over 30 lbs!
Rebecca Lee transformed her body and became a fitness competitor. You can too!
See how she went from 180lbs to 125lbs!
Find out how this out of shape 41 year old lost over 100 lbs and competed in her first contest and got third place.
My entire childhood was one of absolute torture. The other kids in school would all get together in the hallways and bark at me. This abuse went on for more than 10 years. And in all honesty, it is only recently that I realized they were wrong... I knew it was that moment when I made up my mind. I was going to start over. Find out what I did to get in shape!
Vickie Wilson and Denise Forsyth changed their lives and their bodies. Learn how they finally did it, read their full interviews, and check out their amazing before and after pictures!
I've always been physically active, studying dance and gymnastics since the age of 3. See how Rebecca Lee droppped 17% body fat and lost over 40lbs.
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