The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) reported that nearly 1 in 3 US adults are overweight. More than 2 in 5 adults have obesity. Meanwhile, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost half (49.1 percent) of adults have made an effort to lose weight.
If you have been struggling with weight and its management, you know how frustrating the journey can be. For many people, it feels like a path where one step forward is two steps backwards. And don’t even mention these articles with “10 tricks” that will help bust your belly fat or promises about magic diet pills and potions. Anyone who’s been there seriously will tell you it’s a lie.
The real challenge of weight loss lies within yourself. The people who have successfully done it showcased an incredible inner strength and the most powerful will one can imagine.
So to celebrate them for changing their lives and showing us all that everything’s possible, we wrapped up a selection of the most astonishing before and after weight loss pics. After you’re done, more inspiration awaits here and here.