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David searched for ways to escape the fat that encapsulated his body and found fitness. See how he lost 76 pounds and cycled his way into a new body at age 51!
Pat completely turned his life around and obliterated 30% of his body fat.
After battling anorexia and endless cardio, Laura found happiness in lifting weights and competition. Here's her story!
Think you're busy? Try being Cindy, who is a mother, full-time worker, a gym co-owner, and fitness instructor. Find out how she gets the energy to do all these things!
No matter the adversity or the obstacles, this 45-year-old has the willpower of an iron giant.
When the going got tough, Christine just grit her teeth, continued to work out, eat well, and then walked the stage with pride.
Matt found strength through loss and turned tragedy into a triumph!
When it came to a matter of life or death, Angel chose to live healthy and 60 pounds lighter. Bravo!
He hated how he felt and decided one day to 'just do it.' What he did was drop 27 percent body fat and go out to continuously change lives.
At age 40, Sol is in the best shape of his life now, and he has nutrition and music to thank!
Karin didn't let anything get in the way of her commitment to training and her diet, even if she had to eat cold chicken and fish in the car.
After being diagnosed with a heart condition, Ryan set realistic goals for himself within his limits and came out even stronger than ever before.
Former minor league ballplayer Kent Wallace kicked his bad eating habits and regained his playing shape-and then some.
When the going got tough, Paula turned to her new healthy lifestyle for strength, and it paid off!
When his parents perished, Joe felt finished. When he decided to bring himself back to life, he used fitness to rebuild his body.
Becca is a total rock star around her family and friends, as her transformation has inspired them and left them all in awe.
Chuck suffered through multiple hernias and toe surgery but maintained course to transform by age 50. See how this relentless fighter went on to completes triathlons!
Celena was stuck in neutral until she hired a coach who organized her fitness future. Now she competes against the NPC's best at age 40. See how you can too!
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!
Thom lost 105 pounds and lassoed type 2 diabetes with a relentless dose of training and nutrition. Get the powerful plans he used to inject life into his sick body!
Barb's weight used to fluctuate uncontrollably. Now she has total power over her body and mind. See how she lost 46 pounds and 22 percent body fat!
Debra hired a coach to coordinate her nutrition and exercise goals. See what challenges she overcame to lose 16 percent body fat in one year!
A life of overindulgence and inactivity made Paula balloon up to 200 pounds with 36 percent body fat. See how she lost 70 pounds and competed at 14 percent body fat!
Heather's detox from cigarettes, booze, and fat food cleared the path for her 102-pound weight loss. See how she sent her body back to its 20s at age 42!
Bradley started a juice fast that morphed into a nutritious lifestyle. See how he put training secondary to dieting and cut 26 percent body fat at age 45!
Nicholas lost his rugby career to a freak injury let his body decay in a pool of fat for years. See how Jim Stoppani and Kris Gethin helped him burn 23 percent body fat!
Erin was desperate for uplifting motivation after a messy divorce left her wounded. See how weightlifting and bikini competitions came to her rescue!
Mady overcame years of fitness failure and found the perfect balance of dieting and training. See how her successes led to the bikini stage at age 41!
Chad's list of accomplishments grew exponentially after his amazing transformation. Get the formula that built his shredded physique with 6 percent body fat!
Joe refused to let an ileostomy bag control his life and proved that any fitness goal is reachable, even without a large intestine. See how he hit body fat goals and competed!
Winston told laughing naysayers he would be in a fitness magazine with a shredded physique. See how he lost 16 percent body fat and proved haters wrong!
Steve was disgusted with his tropical vacation photos and swore to fight back. See how he lost 17 percent body fat and cleared space for ripped muscle at age 47!
After years of yo-yo dieting with minimal results, Ellie got serious about her fitness goals. She lost 78 pounds and 24 percent body fat at age 63!
Markus was paralyzed from the waist down and slowly regained mobility after decades of struggle. Check out the amazing story of a 42-year old who refused to fail!
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!
When Teri shared her 5-year weight loss plan to a room of people they laughed at her. She got the last laugh and loves her beautiful new body!
Several failed transformation attempts didn't sideline Kevin permanently. See how he shed 15 percent body fat and 77 pounds to dominate competitions at age 47!
Diane lost 75 pounds and 30 percent body fat at a crucial point in her life. Now she can live healthy into her 50s and beyond!
Denise's doctor told her to wear a sleep apnea mask or lose weight. It was an easy decision. See how she lost 115 pounds in one year!
Stephen struggled to find vantage points that put his life into perspective. Now his view is clear. See what helped him lose 70 pounds and 19 percent body fat!
It took Anna 30 years to ditch her 'someday' attitude and build a body fit to compete. At age 52, she unveiled the best physique of her life! See how you can too!
An old friend convinced Shirley to compete when she could barely run. In six months, she lost 15 percent body fat and accomplished her mission on stage!
Nancy found magnitudes of motivation at her gym, lost 45 pounds, and built a fitness foundation to compete with women half her age!
Anna didn't want to be the middle-aged, overweight mom who embarrassed her children in public. See why that will never be a problem!
21 orthopedic surgeries hampered Daniel for 30 years. His weight fluctuated uncontrollably and he felt defeated. At age 50, the stars aligned and he lost 124 pounds!
Maria made age 40 a milestone to remember. She embraced competition discipline and busted out of her shell into a new body!
Don't give Sandi the age-old excuse that your body deteriorates with time. She woke up, smelled the roses, and embarked on a decade-long transformation. Now she's 55 and ripped!
Mark redefined 'transformation' and sent a powerful message to the fitness world by losing 215 pounds in one year. Think he's satisfied? Guess again!
Years of yo-yo dieting made Leonard borderline obese. See how a trip to Las Vegas altered his goals and inspired him to go from 23 to five percent body fat!
Age wasn't an excuse for Sally to be inactive. She saw her 40s as an opportunity to be in the best shape of her life and become a better all-around mom. There were no cop-outs in her plan!
Bruno preached healthy life choices to kids, but didn't apply it to himself. See how he fulfilled the job description and lost 85 pounds after two rounds of Gethin's Hardcore Trainer!
Marc had to set an example for his daughter who followed in the shadows of his actions. See how he shunned the couch, lost 110 pounds, and changed his family’s future!
Larry’s diet plan was so dialed that he lost four pounds per week for 12 weeks. He lost the remaining fat training for a half Ironman that he later dominated!
Unforeseen hurdles held Michelle’s fitness dreams captive for more than 20 years. See how her relentless nature finally persevered and how her body responded!
Troy's success is directly linked to Kris Gethin. The 47-year-old was inspired when saw Bodybuilding.com and followed the 12-Week Hardcore Trainer to single-digit body fat!
Matt overcame cancer, the loss of his wife, and serious depression to lose 35 pounds and 20 percent body fat in one year. He moves serious weight with strength and heart!
Larry only had one option when his doctor said to shape up at age 50; he had to lose weight. See how he took fitness to another level and lost 37 pounds in five months!
John relied on blood pressure medication and a sleep apnea machine to get by in a deteriorating condition. See how he took a flamethrower to his body fat and lost 100 pounds!
Dennis' health deteriorate so far that he forgot what it was like to feel good. With only fat to lose, he followed his wife’s lead, lost 27 percent body fat, and discovered his true potential!
Obesity distorted John’s reality. He lost 140 pounds in one year and developed an eating disorder to avoid going back. See how fitness helped him overcome adversity and find self-worth!
Carrie couldn’t stand to watch her children at taekwondo class anymore. She had to get in on the action. That initiated her version of 'Beast Mode' and drove her to start weight training!
Neika needed cadaver bone, a steel plate, and screws to fix degenerative discs in her neck. After recovery, she made her way into the weight room and threw every excuse out the window!
Weight problems haunted Jen from childhood. She used several fat loss tactics and fluctuated uncontrollably for years. See the proven tools that steadied her ascent to a healthy life!
Robbie gave up alcohol and refocused on bodybuilding after a 20-year hiatus. At age 41 and reeling for help, he gave himself back to the sport and made friends in the right places!
Depression engulfed Michael’s world and forced him into a black hole. He quit prescriptions cold turkey and replaced the medication with workout-induced endorphins!
Joy was her biggest critic. She didn’t want her husband to say she looked good in a bikini when she didn’t. That blunt truthfulness spurned her to lose 33 pounds and compete!
Don’t be fooled by the massive physique, Frank’s just a regular guy who works full-time and raises two sets of twins. He transformed (again), lost 100 pounds, and conditioned his mind!
This single mom of two boys made fitness part of her life with a full-time job. She reclaimed her passion for weights and a built a physique worthy of the competition stage!
Joanne wouldn’t settle for a body decimated by stress and depression. She won small battles, lost more than 50 pounds, and worked her way into a stage-ready physique!
Substance abuse kept Lisa from gaining traction for years. Training hard wasn’t possible in these conditions. That changed when she met a trainer who turned her into a competitor!
Mike battled lymphoma for several months and defeated cancer. With a new appreciation for life, he switched his unhealthy habits for the real fountain of youth!
When Joe hit 40, he was blindsided by a brutal realization: he was ashamed to take his shirt off in public. The fit cliff was staring him down and Joe took the challenge!
Paul didn't want to attend his brother's wedding in an out of shape body. He needed something better. She how he flexed his muscle and proved himself wrong!
Andrew was determined to get fit without a gym. His little hometown didn’t cater to fitness, but he didn’t care. He researched new and creative ideas and implemented his own plan!
This adrenaline junkie was addicted to physical activity before a back injury sidelined him a wheel chair for years. See how Dan fought back to regain his body and capture his lifelong goals!
Fitness shouldn’t interfere with life’s responsibilities. You have to find a healthy balance. Tonya struggled with it for years until an “expert” prescribed her a trainer and a gym!
Most people use their age as an excuse to be lazy, but not Steve. This guy got better with age in every facet. He’s racking up bodybuilding awards in his mid-40s!
Addie's life was crumbling and her health was in shambles. She found motivation through challenges and trainers on her path to fitness fortune.
This veteran law enforcement detective suffered a massive back injury less than a year ago. See what he did to put the injury behind him and recover better than ever!
Seeing a photo of himself during the holidays was Simon’s reality check. His beer gut was getting in the way of life. He traded in the endless six packs of booze for shredded abs!
Three years ago, Gary’s life spiraled uncontrollably. His family life was in shambles and his body was deteriorating from the inside out. See how he found the fit freeway!
Gilbert was fed up with stress-triggered smoking. He wanted a new outlook on life and set the bar high. He smashed his goals and inspired coworkers and family members to follow!
Christina tried everything. She shed 25 pounds on Atkins and 45 pounds on Weight Watchers only to gain it back every time. Then she discovered weights and went on a tear!
His college years were spent as a natural bodybuilder, but family and a near death experience put competitions on the back burner for decades. See how Bill found his way back to glory!
Suzanne looks her most fierce competitor in the eyes every morning in the mirror. Thanks to fitness, her life drives in a positive direction from dusk to dawn and never runs dry.
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!
Type II diabetes runs in Mark’s family. It took his mother’s life and had him in the crosshairs. With little option, he made a promise his family that kept him alive and lost 101 pounds!
Greg didn't know what he was capable of. When his wife started competing at fitness shows, something came over him; he realized his potential. Now, Greg owns an IFBB pro card!
Imagine exercising to fight an autoimmune disease. That's Lisa's reality, but she doesn't get down about it. She embraces it. She uses exercise and nutrition to fuel a healthier life!
A brain tumor caused him temporary blindness, severe headaches, and extreme weight gain. But Anthony refused to go down without a fight. See how he battled and won!
Habits are hard to break. Nadine found this out the hard way. But thanks to her encouraging husband, she found a way to bust through barriers and get down to business!
Even school counselors need guidance from time to time. Sergio knew his weakness, so he went to Bodybuilding.com and started Kris Gethin's 12-Week Hardcore Trainer!
Sporting a bathing suit at a kids' birthday party made her feel like the elephant woman. This was the final straw for Cassye. She took notes from Jamie Eason and went to work!
She couldn’t second-guess herself anymore. When the defining moment presented itself, Heather seized the opportunity. See how she eviscerated body fat and shined on stage!
He gets up at 3:30 a.m., 365 days a year, and immediately opens his Bible. This is a life that allowed Bruce Coleman to bury his demons and get huge!
The life of a transformed athlete changes along with his body, but there's always more work to be done. See how Andrew transformed, and retained his self.
Eric simply let himself slip, but when he realized he wasn't alone, that BodySpace was filled with others like him, he turned his life around and built an admirable body!
Becky's fountain of youth spouted from roller derby, but her transformation occurred in a weight room. See how she clobbered her doubters and achieved fitness!
Troy let himself slip, but refused to slide. He tutored under Kris Gethin and Troy transformed his body. See how he revived his ailing heart!
Andrew knew he wasn't the athlete he used to be, but knew he could reactivate his muscles and see his daughters grow tall. He slashed more than 60 pounds!
William slunk into a fat relapse, but fought back with a slow and steady approach to healthy shape. See how he cut 30 pounds and got back in the game!
Ricardo realized he was living a self-destructive lifestyle. He removed himself, switched towns, found a gym, Jesus and a new way to live. See how he built his new body, life!
Teri was a long-distance athlete, using cycling and marathons to shape her body. Injury forced her to shorten her training and bodybuilding filled her niche!
Kelley should have known better. Her background educated her on fitness, but she got busy and her body slid. Once she righted herself, she ripped her body fat in half!
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.
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!
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!
Ronel found himself falling victim to his growing waistline, and all the chronic health woes that result. He changed his dietary habits and lost 80 pounds!
Kimberly had part of her lung removed, but despite her fears she rediscovered the power of exercise. See how she shed a stereotype and 50 pounds!
Phillip realized alcohol and poor choices may put an expiration date on him. He dramatically swung his life in another direction, toward fitness, clean living and abs!
Amy couldn't get the negative thoughts out of her head fast enough. Once she cleared her mind, she started to build a strong body to match. See how she cut 30% body fat!
Glenn made a transformation in 2010, but he wanted an elite physique. Strict dieting and onslaught training helped him reach 8% body fat!
In Fitness, Greg found relief from his aging body and cut out on a new life toward healthy living. See how he shed 28% body fat!
Nancy's children were a handful, but with careful planning, she found time to exercise and strengthen her degenerating spine. See how she defeated the 'Turning 40' stereotypes!
Tonya was so ashamed of her body she wouldn't go out in public. See how she re-shaped her image and lost 30 pounds!
Matt wanted to lose the weight he acquired and saw that his friends found success with HitchFit. He followed Micah La Certe's principles and the rest is history.
Joe lost 80 pounds for an Alaskan vacation! He was powerlifting, but started bodybuilding to change his physique for a cruise to the Last Frontier!
Rhoda fought alcohol and weight gain for too long. One day, her son pulled her off the couch and helped her kick those bad habits to the curb. She hasn't looked back.
Poor diet choices had Gregory on the fast track to diabetes and other health problems. Greg chose to get on a new path.
When Eli hit the bottom of a tough downward spiral, he built himself back up by transforming his body. Now he wants to share his fat-loss journey with the world.
After her husband made the choice to live a fitter lifestyle he challenged Julie to a 16 week couples' boot camp. Needless to say, Julie accepted the challenge.
It was a health scare that put Eddie on track to change his lifestyle and transform his body. Check out his transformation story!
James spent a good portion of his life being skinny and was ready to make a big change. Read on to see how he packed on the muscle and shed his once skinny frame.
When it comes to his fitness regimen, Eric believes in keeping it simple. It worked for him, let it work for you too!
Sharla wanted to feel better about herself and began a transformation from the inside out. Read on to see how she reinvented herself after 40.
Gert transformed across the board: physically, mentally, and spiritually. Get his holistic health and fitness program here!
Sometimes all it takes is a bad picture to set you on the track towards body reinvention. That was the case for Ken. Read on to see how one photo convinced him to make a change.
Bad eating habits and no exercise made Gene heavy, but not for long. Learn how he got strong, fit, and back in the game!
David decided to no longer let obesity rule his life and chose to make a drastic change. See how he did it!
Craig was ready to go the distance when it came to his diet. Read on to see how he educated himself and lost 90 pounds along the way.
Kelley had had enough of the mirror and decided to make a change to her physique. Read on to see how Kelley cut out her bad habits in order to cut the fat.
With a little help from the Labrada 12 Week Trainer, Jeff told his age to take a back seat to a terrific transformation.
Mike upped his game in order to get into the best shape of his life. Want to know how he did it? Read on and find out!
Putting on 50 lbs of solid muscle is not an easy feat. Ryan made it happen through discipline and perseverance. You can too!
In the face of adversity rather than give up Mike chose to face his challenges head on and turn them into triumphs. Read on for his inspirational transformation story.
Don't let age stand in the way of a remarkable transformation. Al didn't and look at him now!
After suffering an injury Ken looked in the mirror one day and didn't like what he saw. He wanted to get back in shape and be an inspiration to his children. See how achieved it!
Dee Dee dropped the body baggage to take her life back to slim and fit with the Labrada 12 Week Trainer.
It took a health scare to convince John that it was time to take action and rid himself of his vices. Read on to see how John changed his outlook and showed off his new physique on stage.
Paula needed to break the binge eating habit and take back her life. Read on to see the changes that she made to her everyday routine in order to get rid of her excess baggage!
Mike lost 50 pounds in just 4 months. Read on to see how he changed his attitude about fitness and made the committment to get healthy.
Bill wasn't ready to give up on living a fit lifestyle and he knew that things had to change. Read on to see how Bill sculpted his body and got into the best shape of his life.
Laurie reached her breaking point after a doctor's visit and knew that things had to change. Read on to see how Laurie found the courage to shape up.
Nadine wanted to be able to live an active life and keep up with her daughters. The turning point came when she signed up for a 12 week challenge and hasn't looked back since. Check out her progress!
Robert overcame the aches and pains from his active youth, burned unwanted fat, and built serious strength to take his fitness back once and for all.
Michael Thompson knew that he was out of shape and needed to tone up if he wanted to accomplish his goals. Read on to see how he shed 33 pounds and got into the best shape of his life. Rock on!
Scott wanted change his body in order to improve his health and he knew that he couldn't do it alone. Read on to see how Scott found the motivation and a team to help him along the way.
Craig got started on his way to a fit and healthy lifestyle because he knew that his path needed to change. Read on to see how he changed his body and mind.
Bob feels younger than ever due to his fit lifestyle and home gym. Read on to see how this personal trainer defies the odds.
Bill Trudell lost interest in exercise until he face-planted on a mid-life crisis. Learn how the gym changed his life.
Lavinia Trudell slid through her forties, falling out the shape as time passed. Learn how she took charge before her 50th birthday.
During her late 30s, a time when many people start backsliding on their fitness, Adina Zanolli decided to move in the other direction. Here’s her amazing story.
It's never too late to shape up. Just ask Jim Flanigan, who took his body fat from 15 to 3 percent after hitting his mid-30s!
Leslee knew that she had to make a big change to her lifestyle for her own health and for her family. Read how she whipped herself into shape and shed 102 lbs along the way!
When Rocky fell on hard times instead of giving up he chose to better himself through better health and fitness. Read on to see how he got back on his feet and shed 57 lbs.
Kim was ready to take control of her health and get back her pre-baby body. Read on to see how she lost 25 pounds and transformed her physique.
Rick knew that it was time to get into shape if he wanted to live a healthy life. Read on to see how he lost 63 pounds and took control of his life.
Juanita wanted to have a body like those she saw in fitness and figure competitions. Read on to see how she defied the odds and changed her body for the better!
James was on a downward spiral and knew that he had to make a big change in order to save his life. Read on to see how James was able to lose 60 pounds and compete onstage!
Bill Woolsey hit a low point when he turned 40 and weighed in at 240 pounds. With a change to his lifestyle he was able to shed 70 pounds and sculpt his dream body. See how he did it!
Dennette was tired of not being able to lose that stubborn post baby weight so she changed her routine and started a new fitness journey. See how she transformed her body and competed in figure!
Darrin and Laura wanted to get back into shape for themselves and for their family. See how they motivated each other to lose weight and get fit for life!
For Derek Peterson, being skinny-fat was a lose-lose proposition. Fed up, he decided to transform his physique. And transform he did, with a vengeance. Here's his remarkable tale...
Deanna was on a downward spiral and let depression and weight gain get the better of her. See how she made the decision to change her life and her body forever!
Deana wasn't feeling content in her own body and chose to do something good for herself. See how she transformed her lifestyle and went on to compete in Figure!
After attending a bodybuilding competition Tony was inspired to get as fit as he could. See how he defied the odds and sculpted his dream body at 60!
Shane encountered many trials and tribulations on his way to sculpting his ideal body. Read on to see what motivated him to make his remarkable transformation and change his life!
Ellen didn't want to be flabby after 40 so she made the choice to drastically change her lifestyle and her body image. See how she sculpted her body and went on to compete in figure!
Paul wanted to shape up and be in the best shape of his life so he could compete again. See how he transformed his diet and exercise routines and took control of his fitness!
Vic always loved going to the gym but decided that he needed to take his training and nutrition up a notch. With a lot of research and hard work Vic accomplished his fitness goals. Check it out!
Tim Blasius was sick of feeling tired and sluggish so he decided to change his lifestyle and sculpt the body that he always dreamed of having. Read on to see how he did it!
Chris had just purchased his own gym franchise and wanted to set a good example for his customers. See how he embraced a fitter lifestyle, transformed his body, and competed on stage!
Eleanora wanted to change her body and make it onto the fitness stage to celebrate turning 50. See how she transformed herself and accomplished her goals!
Brad knew that it was going to take years of work to make the muscle gains he'd always wanted. But did that stop him from trying to achieve them? Read on and see!
Michelle was having a hard time looking at herself in the mirror until she decided that it was time to change her lifestyle and her body for good. Read on to see how Michelle transformed herself through diet and exercise!
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: 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!
Stacy's weight was up and down for years until she made the commitment to change her diet and make regular running a part of her weekly routine. See her results for yourselves!
Kathy turned personal tragedy into triumph and completely changed her lifestyle through diet and exercise. Read on for Kathy's inspirational transformation story!
Dan never thought that he had it in him to sculpt the body of his dreams. Boy, was he wrong. See how Dan found the strength and motivation to change his body and his mindset!
After Paul saw a picture of himself in a swimsuit he realized that he was not content with the state of his body. See how Paul motivated himself to cut his body fat in half and completely reinvigorate his fitness!
As a self proclaimed 'Cardio Junkie' Susan always made fitness a part of her lifestyle until she came to a crossroads. See how Susan pulled herself out of her rut and became healthier and happier!
Dennis spent a good portion of his life yo-yo dieting and falling just short of reaching his fitness goals. Then he decided enough was enough. Read on to see what helped Dennis to kick his fitness into gear and achieve a weight loss of over 100lbs!
Robert was always fit until he hit 40 and his metabolism changed. Through diet and exercise he was able to get his body back. Check out his routine!
Joe Kubasha changed his life by shredding 62 pounds and now he feels better than he did twenty years ago. You can do it too!
Glenn reached his first light-bulb moment when he noticed his gut was resting on his computer desk. See how he challenged himself and transformed his body!
Cliff had a start and stop relationship with weight training for many years. After deciding he needed to be in shape to be the best dad to his daughter, he found motivation! Find out how Cliff dropped 41lbs to achieve his goal!
Steve had been out of the weight room for 10 years because of a misdiagnosed heart condition. Find out how Steve decided he would get in the best shape of his life before he turned 46!
After Michael's mother passed away, he knew he needed a hobby to get through the tough times. Find out how Michael pushed himself to achieve his fitness goal and shed 25lbs to get ready for a competition!
Julie had dealt with the ups and downs of her weight for a long time. Even after being diagnosed with arthritis in her knees, Julie still fought to be in the gym and taking charge of her health. Find out how she dropped 73lbs!
Barbara was unhappy with the way she looked and wanted to get rid of her unhealthy habits. After speaking with a doctor about her cholesterol, she knew she needed to change her life and be a role model for her children! Find out how she lost 25lbs!
Gregory Flores suffered a shoulder accident and knew that to have a good recovery, he needed to transform his overall body! Find out below how Gregory added lean muscle to his frame while shedding body fat!
Jim looked in the mirror but couldn't find himself in his overweight body. Taking fitness one day at a time, Jim shed 49lbs and got in the best shape of his life! Find out more below!
Tonya Carter cleaned up her diet and began weight training. Learn how she lost 13% body fat and competed in her first figure competition.
Michael's high school life was all about fitness and running, and somehow he lost his way in his adult life. Find out how he got back into the best shape of his life and cut 11% body fat below!
Randy made a friendly bet with a work buddy to see who could lose weight faster. Find out how Randy's fitness achievements skyrocketed as he lost 40lbs and 20% body fat below!
John Gibbs was great at bulking and loved bodybuilding. But he tipped the scales at 228lbs and knew it was time to cut the fat! Find out how John lost 38lbs of body fat to get in the best shape of his life!
Abdon saw a picture of his 'chubby hubby' body, and it put him over the edge! He began a training program and vowed to become a 'trophy husband' to his wife. Learn more about how Abdon dropped 24lbs and 9% body fat below!
Jeff had taken a 17 year break from lifting weights and being active. But it only took one moment to decide to change his life. Find out how Jeff dropped 95lbs and 25% body fat to sculpt a competition level physique!
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!
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!
David's doctor told him he needed to get healthy. Find out how David dropped 76lbs and transformed his physique!
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!
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!
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 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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Tracie was tired of living with a less than perfect physique. She wanted to challenge herself to achieve her goals and aspirations. Read on to learn how she became determined and shed 22 pounds and 13% 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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
Jonathan was tired of being overweight and having no endurance or strength. So with the help of the Over 35 Forum, he was able to get the guidance he needed to get in shape. Read on to learn how he lost 50 pounds!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
James wanted to portray a healthy image for his students. So after changing up his diet and consistently getting up each morning for stair climbing, he began to shed the pounds. Read on to learn how he lost 115 lbs!
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!
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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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
Years of running had taken a toll on Kevin's body, and he soon found himself injured and unable to train. After a few years of innactivity, he decided it was time to get back in shape. So he set a goal for himself and dropped the pounds. Learn more!
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!
Tired of always being heavy, Carl became determined to shed the fat and live a healthy lifestyle. Now, he's dropped almost 60 lbs. Learn how he did it 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...
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...
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...
Alain was always into sports growing up. But after he quit rugby, he decided it was time to start exercising. Read on to learn how he bulked up to over 200 lbs!
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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