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The Plan That Helped This Hardgainer Pack on 50 Pounds
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The Plan That Helped This Hardgainer Pack on 50 Pounds

Prasad's thinness was a source of public ridicule, and his confidence was taking a major hit. But rather than give up, he gave everything he had to improving his life. Yes, he gained weight, but he also gained plenty that the scale didn't show! October 30, 2019 8 min read
Mostafa Yousri Lost 75 Pounds and 18 Percent Body Fat
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Mostafa Yousri Lost 75 Pounds and 18 Percent Body Fat

The Bodybuilding.com Transformation Challenge Series helped this 31-year-old architect from Egypt take control of his body and his life. August 15, 2019 12 min read
Mom of Five Jennifer Goncalves Gets Her Fitness Bug Back to Win the 2019 All Access Challenge Series
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Mom of Five Jennifer Goncalves Gets Her Fitness Bug Back to Win the 2019 All Access Challenge Series

When her responsibilities at home and work became too much for her to handle, Jennifer Goncalves used the Challenge to rediscover her love for lifting and learn how to take care of herself as much as her family. June 10, 2019 6 min read
Devon Hickam Trades Beer for Abs to Win the 2019 All Access Challenge Series
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Devon Hickam Trades Beer for Abs to Win the 2019 All Access Challenge Series

Devon Hickam used the Challenge Series as an opportunity to let go of food and alcohol to get the body he'd always wanted, regain happiness, and be a role model for his son. June 10, 2019 7 min read
Josh Deese Changed His Life for Love and Lost 160 Pounds
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Josh Deese Changed His Life for Love and Lost 160 Pounds

After a lifetime of obesity and depression (and losing and regaining weight), Josh Deese found the motivation to finish his transformation. April 11, 2019 12 min read
Austin Bruso Climbs Out of Food Addiction and Depression to Shed a Life-Threatening 150 Pounds
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Austin Bruso Climbs Out of Food Addiction and Depression to Shed a Life-Threatening 150 Pounds

Taking your own life is never the answer, no matter how desperate you are about your health. Austin Bruso learned from his own close calls and used them to fuel his break from food addiction. March 25, 2019 5 min read
Food Is No Longer the Enemy for Rachel Beltz
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Food Is No Longer the Enemy for Rachel Beltz

After struggling for years with an eating disorder, Beltz is hungry for food and strength gains. The scale is going up, and life is exciting once again. March 19, 2019 10 min read
New Mom Haley Brennan Traded Binge Eating for Healthy Balance
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New Mom Haley Brennan Traded Binge Eating for Healthy Balance

When binge eating disorder stifled her life for too long, Brennan found the strength to stand up for her health and put the restrictive stage life behind her, all while stepping into motherhood. February 15, 2019 10 min read
Former D1 Football Player Drops 55 Pounds to Tackle New Bodybuilding Goals
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Former D1 Football Player Drops 55 Pounds to Tackle New Bodybuilding Goals

When multiple concussions brought Jackson Haen's college football run to a premature end, he decided to lose weight and make the bodybuilding stage his new goal line. January 11, 2019 10 min read
Matt and Denise Tucker Lost a Combined 270+ Pounds and Became Nutrition Pros
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Matt and Denise Tucker Lost a Combined 270+ Pounds and Became Nutrition Pros

When this couple both tipped the scales at 315 pounds, they took a tag-team approach to weight loss. This led to a passion for spreading the message of true healthy eating far and wide. December 17, 2018 4 min read
Ryan Brock Dug Himself Out of Depression, Divorce, and 70+ Unwanted Pounds!
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Ryan Brock Dug Himself Out of Depression, Divorce, and 70+ Unwanted Pounds!

When a shattered relationship left his whole world in pieces, Brock turned his sadness into fuel for a new body and new life ahead of him. December 05, 2018 5 min read
2019 Bodybuilding.com Awards: Transformation of the Year
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2019 Bodybuilding.com Awards: Transformation of the Year

There's nothing quite like seeing other people achieve crazy changes to get us up, moving, and excited about chasing our own goals. These are the stories that moved you the most. September 17, 2018 1 min read
Ex-Gymnast Melanie Plante Went From The Balance Beam To A Balanced Diet
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Ex-Gymnast Melanie Plante Went From The Balance Beam To A Balanced Diet

With the right coach and an unshakeable work ethic, Plante curbed the yo-yo dieting and replaced her leotard with a competition bikini. August 23, 2018 6 min read
Bartender James Nash Traded Drinking For Dumbbells
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Bartender James Nash Traded Drinking For Dumbbells

James Nash cut alcohol and gained a cut physique in his quest for an addiction-free lifestyle. June 27, 2018 5 min read
Military Man Fredrick McMillan Aims for Excellence
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Military Man Fredrick McMillan Aims for Excellence

Tired of his unhealthy ways, this Air Force radio tech changed his frequency. June 01, 2018 5 min read
When Getting Swole Took Its Toll, Amir Khounani Bounced Back
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When Getting Swole Took Its Toll, Amir Khounani Bounced Back

After a gnarly chest tear, Khounani persevered. Now, he's aiming to build his best physique yet. May 16, 2018 4 min read
Pascal Rwabukamba Thwarted Type 2 Diabetes By Losing 266 Pounds
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Pascal Rwabukamba Thwarted Type 2 Diabetes By Losing 266 Pounds

People say everything's bigger in Texas, and Rwabukamba was no exception until he dropped 266 pounds. April 26, 2018 5 min read
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Police Officer Tom DuPont Put The Cuffs On His
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Police Officer Tom DuPont Put The Cuffs On His "Dad Bod"

The Air Force veteran fought against heavy drinking and a high-stress lifestyle en route to dropping 70 pounds. April 17, 2018 5 min read
Dani Grey Body Slammed 120 Pounds And Left It On The Canvas
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Dani Grey Body Slammed 120 Pounds And Left It On The Canvas

This mother of two's losses in body fat are leading toward wins in the wrestling ring. April 10, 2018 5 min read
Christy Hare Lifted Her Way Out Of Grief
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Christy Hare Lifted Her Way Out Of Grief

Fed up with being overweight and unhappy, Christy dug deep and shed the pounds and pain that held her back. March 26, 2018 6 min read
Trina Asselin Traded Parties For Exercise And Lost 80 Pounds!
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Trina Asselin Traded Parties For Exercise And Lost 80 Pounds!

Trina was a partier, binge drinking and overeating her way into depression. When a doctor prescribed medication instead of a lifestyle change, she put on her running shoes and changed her life. March 19, 2018 4 min read
A Brush With Death Motivated Noah To Change His Life
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A Brush With Death Motivated Noah To Change His Life

Noah Kingery gained over 200 pounds in under a year. Then he dropped 150 pounds in the same amount of time. But when addiction and depression caused the weight to boomerang back, he was faced with a second transformation, and attacked it with wisdom. March 12, 2018 4 min read
Anthony Boon Cut His Body Weight In Half!
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Anthony Boon Cut His Body Weight In Half!

Englishman Anthony Boon skyrocketed to 308 pounds after an injury sidelined him from athletics, but now he's shed almost half of his body weight, and is back with a vengeance. March 07, 2018 4 min read
At Age 74, Dennis Fanucchi Lifts and Lives Like He's 24!
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At Age 74, Dennis Fanucchi Lifts and Lives Like He's 24!

Unsatisfied with aging's effects on his body, Dennis Fanucchi undertook an intense training routine and healthy diet to wind back the clock and build the body he's wanted for 50 years. February 28, 2018 5 min read
The Spark: Chris Gromis
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The Spark: Chris Gromis

The slide from healthy young man to out-of-shape adult was long and painful. Finally, when his doctor and wife both called him out on his health, Chris Gromis knew it was time to change. February 20, 2018 4 min read
Kristi Turned A Life-Threatening Accident Into A Life-Changing Challenge
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Kristi Turned A Life-Threatening Accident Into A Life-Changing Challenge

Kristi Hurd was partially paralyzed after a motorcycle accident, but today, she is back on her feet and revving through workouts with her swolemate! February 08, 2018 5 min read
The Spark: Peter Georgopolous
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The Spark: Peter Georgopolous

Peter Georgopolous's own weight problems didn't seem to bother him enough to spur a change. Then, his son started heading in the same direction, and it was time to step up and become a better role model. January 31, 2018 5 min read
The Spark: Glenn Lovelace
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The Spark: Glenn Lovelace

Stress, overeating, and a lot of injuries led to a very real breaking point for Glenn. He realized needed to make a change, put one foot in front of the other, and came out a winner. January 10, 2018 5 min read
The Spark: Allie Ruby
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The Spark: Allie Ruby

Nobody in Allie Ruby's life ever said she had a weight or lifestyle problem, she had to realize it for herself. But when she did, it was game on. And she's been at it ever since. December 27, 2017 5 min read
The Spark: James Holliman
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The Spark: James Holliman

A little dad bod is cool, but when James Holliman's torso started looking like a group of dad bods, he knew it was time to get back to his good old ways. December 05, 2017 7 min read
The Spark: Jennie Ward
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The Spark: Jennie Ward

When her daughter convinced the whole family to transform, Jennie knew she couldn't let them down. And she didn't. September 18, 2017 7 min read
Declan Became One Of The Strongmen He Admired
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Declan Became One Of The Strongmen He Admired

Declan Bridgehouse had always looked up to pro bodybuilders and strongmen. With a dedicated workout routine and high protein diet, he's ready to become a role model himself. September 05, 2017 5 min read
Doug Made Fitness His Top Priority And Lost 136 Pounds!
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Doug Made Fitness His Top Priority And Lost 136 Pounds!

Doug achieved seriously big results by making the little things count. Don't expect him to brag. Just expect him to keep working hard! August 30, 2017 3 min read
Patrick Lost Nearly 70 Pounds In Hopes Of Healing His Back
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Patrick Lost Nearly 70 Pounds In Hopes Of Healing His Back

In preparation for his second back surgery, Patrick's doctor told him he needed a BMI of 32 before they could operate. Patrick chose to drop the weight and get fit. July 23, 2017 5 min read
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Dylan Proved His Doubters Wrong By Going From 3XL To Extra Fit
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Dylan Proved His Doubters Wrong By Going From 3XL To Extra Fit

On his mission to graduate from high school in better shape than he started, Dylan lost 100 pounds and gained heaps of confidence. June 29, 2017 5 min read
Podcast Episode 21: From 600 Pounds to the Stage with
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Podcast Episode 21: From 600 Pounds to the Stage with "Possible" Pat Brocco

Pat had been big forever—so big that he could gain 100 pounds in a little over a year and not even notice a difference. But then he turned his life around, one literal step at a time. On the verge of his first-ever competition, the star of Bodybuilding.com's popular YouTube series joins us to get real about life-changing transformations. June 25, 2017 27 min read
Chris Dropped 12 Sizes And Got His Old Energy Back
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Chris Dropped 12 Sizes And Got His Old Energy Back

It took Chris Childers a while to notice the impact his sedate lifestyle and junk-food diet were having on the way he looked and felt. Now he's back in shape and hiking again with his son. June 19, 2017 3 min read
John Finally Achieved His Dream Of Competing
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John Finally Achieved His Dream Of Competing

Always the skinny kid, John dreamed of being big and strong. But, once he was there, he realized he wanted to cut down and show the world what he'd built. June 05, 2017 4 min read
Vernon Dropped 50 Pounds In Less Than A Year At Age 32!
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Vernon Dropped 50 Pounds In Less Than A Year At Age 32!

Vernon had lost hope, until the birth of his son gave him the drive he needed to get healthy. What he achieved in under a year is astounding. May 30, 2017
Kica's Desire To Shape Up Led To This Amazing Transformation
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Kica's Desire To Shape Up Led To This Amazing Transformation

Kica wasn't planning to enter his first competition, but was talked into it at the last minute. Now, he lives for the physique stage. May 14, 2017 3 min read
An Uncomfortable Flight Motivated Leandie To Lose 100 Pounds
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An Uncomfortable Flight Motivated Leandie To Lose 100 Pounds

Leandie ignored her doctor's warnings to lose weight until she realized how much her size affected her everyday life. Now, 100 pounds lighter, she's happy and healthy. April 11, 2017 3 min read
Doni Dropped 200 Pounds Through Lifting, Fasting, And Keto
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Doni Dropped 200 Pounds Through Lifting, Fasting, And Keto

The support and insight Doni got from the forums helped him shed the fat and take back his life. He's a new man who now wants to help others find hope. April 06, 2017 5 min read
Kayla Transformed Her Body With Bodybuilding.com's Fitness 360 Trainer
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Kayla Transformed Her Body With Bodybuilding.com's Fitness 360 Trainer

Frequent partying seemed fun at first, but it eventually left Kayla with a poor self-image. Fitness helped her reclaim her life. April 03, 2017 4 min read
Boss Everline's Hollywood Transformation Secrets
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Boss Everline's Hollywood Transformation Secrets

Making a poster-worthy change in your physique takes more than eating less and surviving vomit-inducing intervals. Learn what really works from one of the most in-demand coaches in the industry! March 30, 2017 6 min read
First, Joey Got Skinny. Then He Got Fit.
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First, Joey Got Skinny. Then He Got Fit.

Joey had already lost a lot of weight when a breakup made him re-evaluate his goals. That's when he decided to get fit instead of just thin. March 14, 2017 4 min read
Candace Mixed Fitness With Everyday Tasks And Lost 30 Pounds!
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Candace Mixed Fitness With Everyday Tasks And Lost 30 Pounds!

Juggling the responsibilities of a mom and student left Candace feeling overwhelmed and lost. She started working out to encourage her husband, but ended up turning her own life around. February 21, 2017 4 min read
James Conquered Addiction And Lifted Himself A Better Life
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James Conquered Addiction And Lifted Himself A Better Life

Years of hard living and inactivity almost ended James' life, but he turned it all around. It started with a choice, continued with endless hours of walking, and then blossomed in the weight room! February 20, 2017 6 min read
Even At 600 Pounds, Pat Knew Change Was Possible
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Even At 600 Pounds, Pat Knew Change Was Possible

Pat Brocco started his journey by walking to the store. He finished over 300 pounds lighter. January 24, 2017 8 min read
A Transformation Challenge Reignited Sharmaine's Love Of Fitness
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A Transformation Challenge Reignited Sharmaine's Love Of Fitness

When the business of life led to weight gain, Sharmaine found herself in a rut. An annual Bodybuilding.com challenge got her back on the path of healthy living. January 18, 2017 5 min read
A Car Crash Motivated A 400-Pound Man To Transform His Body
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A Car Crash Motivated A 400-Pound Man To Transform His Body

Jordan Grahm has lost so much weight that he needed surgery to remove all the excess skin. Check out his remarkable tale of triumph. January 15, 2017 6 min read
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