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"Just Because You're Obese, Life Is Not Over"

Doctors told JC Danies he had two years to live. Eighteen months later, he's winning bodybuilding competitions and proving that it's never too late to turn your life around. November 27, 2020 4 min read
Brendan's Brutal Wolverine Workout Transformation
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Brendan's Brutal Wolverine Workout Transformation

Brendan Jones of The Goal Guys wanted to see just how effective Hugh Jackman's training would be for the average gym-goer trying to get big! September 09, 2020 5 min read
How This Personal Trainer Took Back Her Body from Anorexia
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How This Personal Trainer Took Back Her Body from Anorexia

An eating disorder brought Tanya Etessam's life to a standstill and her health to the brink of disaster. Learn how this trainer and lifestyle coach gained 30 pounds and a new life. September 02, 2020 7 min read
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 BodyFit Elite Challenge Series
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Mom of Five Jennifer Goncalves Gets Her Fitness Bug Back to Win the 2019 BodyFit Elite 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 BodyFit Elite Challenge Series
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Devon Hickam Trades Beer for Abs to Win the 2019 BodyFit Elite 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
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
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
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
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: 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: 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
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
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
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
10 Amazing Body Transformations You Must See To Believe
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10 Amazing Body Transformations You Must See To Believe

As the year comes to a close, it's time to look back at all you've achieved and congratulate others, too. Skyrocket your motivation with these incredible transformations. December 27, 2016 4 min read
9 Motivational Transformations
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9 Motivational Transformations

Change doesn't happen overnight, but with effort and consistency, anything is possible. Check out these inspirational photos of hard work and perseverance. October 11, 2016
Demetra Bounced Back To Being An All-Star
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Demetra Bounced Back To Being An All-Star

Teen basketball star Demetra overcame depression and reclaimed her hoop dreams. She transformed her body, got back on the court, and stepped onto the fitness stage. August 24, 2016 4 min read
Adam Fought Back And Became A Jacked Gamer
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Adam Fought Back And Became A Jacked Gamer

Tired of being teased about his weight, Adam trained like his video-game idol, dove deep into the culture of the Bodybuilding.com forums, and reached a new level of fitness. August 16, 2016
Fitstagram Vol. 40: 9 Awe-Inspiring Transformations
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Fitstagram Vol. 40: 9 Awe-Inspiring Transformations

Hard work pays off. Find the fuel you need to get through your training session by checking out these nine inspirational transformations. August 10, 2016
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Lyss Remaly: From Bariatric Surgery To Bodybuilding
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Lyss Remaly: From Bariatric Surgery To Bodybuilding

Lyss underwent bariatric surgery, but it wasn't enough. To shed over 200 pounds, she first had to overcome a lifetime of poor eating habits. August 01, 2016 5 min read
Darnell Found Freedom Through Fitness
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Darnell Found Freedom Through Fitness

When weight gain and a major life change zapped Darnell's confidence, he found emotional balance at the gym. After losing around 100 pounds, this fit father is loving life again! July 27, 2016 5 min read
8 Keys To Your Best Transformation Ever!
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8 Keys To Your Best Transformation Ever!

When you want to transform your body and your life, little things make all the difference. Here are 8 athlete-approved tips to turn struggles into triumphs! July 23, 2016 7 min read
Is Your Personality Sabotaging Your Transformation?
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Is Your Personality Sabotaging Your Transformation?

No two transformations are the same, but common personality traits can work against you and derail your results. Learn how to overcome these 5 transformation pitfalls! July 18, 2016 6 min read
This P.E. Teacher Decided To Practice What He Preached
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This P.E. Teacher Decided To Practice What He Preached

Faced with health problems and a gym full of students who didn't respect him as a leader, Mynor Mendoza finally decided he had to lose weight. July 13, 2016 5 min read
We 'Mirin Vol. 143: 10 Scrawny To Brawny Transformations
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We 'Mirin Vol. 143: 10 Scrawny To Brawny Transformations

These 10 hardgainers prove that even the skinniest weightlifters can sculpt muscle worth 'mirin! July 07, 2016
Claudio Got His Football Bod Back 10 Years After College
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Claudio Got His Football Bod Back 10 Years After College

After being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, Claudio took baby steps to get back to a clean bill of health. June 22, 2016 4 min read
Drew Bounced Back From Injury To Become A New Man!
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Drew Bounced Back From Injury To Become A New Man!

Drew lost sight of his health following a car accident and a job change. Years later, public humiliation caused him to face reality head-on. June 14, 2016 5 min read
Fitstagram Vol. 39: 9 Jaw-Dropping Transformations
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Fitstagram Vol. 39: 9 Jaw-Dropping Transformations

Check out these inspirational transformations that prove that patience, hard work, and a can-do attitude lead to long-lasting results. June 13, 2016
Sarah's Competitive Nature Helped Her Get Fit!
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Sarah's Competitive Nature Helped Her Get Fit!

Life-threatening surgery left Sarah unable to work out. Once she recovered, a friendly competition at work sparked a newfound love of health and fitness! May 25, 2016 4 min read
9 Mind-boggling Instagram Transformations
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9 Mind-boggling Instagram Transformations

Just when you thought it was safe to put down the phone and go do something productive, these nine amazing transformations arrived from Instagram. Prepare to be inspired! April 27, 2016
Mark Lost 130 Pounds On A College-Student's Budget
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Mark Lost 130 Pounds On A College-Student's Budget

Overweight and bullied, Mark began eating nothing but fruit and vegetables in order to lose weight. Hungry for more, he hit the weights to achieve his dream body. April 21, 2016 5 min read
Fitstagram Volume 37: 10 Incredible Transformations
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Fitstagram Volume 37: 10 Incredible Transformations

Need a reason to hit the weights hard this week? Use these examples of perseverance and strength to crush your goals. April 14, 2016
Allie Dropped 75 Lbs And Found Happiness With Fitness!
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Allie Dropped 75 Lbs And Found Happiness With Fitness!

Weight gain left Allie Ruby in a miserable rut. Once she took control of her fitness, she was able to turn things around and build a happier life! March 17, 2016 7 min read
Jay Learned It's Never Too Late To Get Ripped!
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Jay Learned It's Never Too Late To Get Ripped!

After many years of making and breaking plans to get in shape, everything finally clicked for Jay. He saw his goals come into focus, then changed his life for the better! March 03, 2016 5 min read
Liva Went From Yo-Yo Dieting To Ultramarathons
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Liva Went From Yo-Yo Dieting To Ultramarathons

Liva spent years taking care of her family and not taking care of herself. A divorce was the kick-start she needed to take back her health. February 25, 2016 6 min read
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