These 13 people are visual proof that no circumstance or transformation challenge is insurmountable. The people featured below committed to their future, formulated a plan, and visualized the final product until it became reality. Their bodies are a testament to the power of fitness and persistence in the face of tough odds.
Let's raise a shaker bottle and toast these 13 individuals for changing their life and sharing their story! Their accounts—complete with their individual workouts, meal plans, and supplement schedules—can become blueprints for your success.
Follow in these fitness footsteps and change your life.
Robins came to believe that he was born to be fat. He watched his son helplessly follow the same unhealthy pattern. To give his son guidance, Robins lost 30 percent body fat and turned himself into a ripped role model!
Brandy's medical background helped bring her own body back to life. See how this physician subtracted 61 pounds from her physique!
After accessing his mom's nutrition knowledge, Carter scored a diet plan that changed his life. He scorched 100-plus pounds in a year and invested in iron results!
Whitney couldn't go longer than 10 minutes on the elliptical before she packed it up and went home. See how she overcame her fitness fears and changed her body!
People gasped when they saw Kevin after summer break. The 19-year-old lost 40 pounds in 10 weeks, and another 114 in three years. Girls took notice and so did we!
Alaina lost 86 pounds and 32 percent body fat in one year, all while battling an injury and other medical challenges. Her transformation even survived a cruise line wedding party. See it to believe it!
Mark redefined the word "transformation" and sent a powerful message to the fitness world by losing 215 pounds in one year. Think he's satisfied? Hell no!
Chuck doesn't need anyone to tell him how to fix his life. He binged on food after abusing alcohol, saw his reflection in the mirror, and reversed the damage by attacking the weights!
Carrie couldn't stand to watch her children at Taekwondo class anymore—she had to get in on the action! She entered "beast mode" and attacked some serious iron.
Edwin waged war against blubber and came armed with a flamethrower. See how he lit flab on fire and went from 48 to 9.4 percent body fat!
Jeremy Newman is a new man after dropping 200 pounds in one year. See how he lost 33 percent body fat and fell in love with the iron.
Lisa executed her weight-loss game plan with perfection. Learn how she lost 110 pounds in two years and created a bright future full of muscle and beauty!
Marco was insecure in his pear-shaped body and his ego was crushed. He adjusted his mindset, found influential friends, and kissed his obese physique goodbye!