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27 People Who Transformed So Dramatically That It’s Hard to Recognize Them

Many people dream of having a healthy and beautiful body their whole lives, but instead of making a small step toward achieving it (like signing up for a trial workout in a gym or gradually decreasing their sugar intake) they give up prematurely and don't even try. Many times people blame their "bad genes". But there are also people who try to improve themselves step by step no matter how far or impossible the journey may seem.

Bright Side has collected the stories of 27 people who preferred to take real action to achieve their goals. We find their photographs to be the best motivation for those who have been dreaming of losing that extra weight and starting a completely new life.

He lost 600 lb and changed his life completely.

An amazing body transformation

"Almost a year down and nearly 130 lb gone. My first time following through with a New Years resolution."

"First flight in two years where I didn’t have to ask for the belt extension. A non-scale victory!"

"One year and 100 lb lost. Another 100 lb to lose by next year!"

"Since 2009 I went from 260 lb to 155 lb. That's a 105 lb weight loss."

"Four years in the making. Dedication finally paying off. 350 lb down to 175 lb."

"85 lb lost and a new life gained. Bring on the next adventure!"

"I lost 69 lb in eleven months. I have been overweight my whole life, but hard work and determination will get you far!"

"After losing 72 lb in eleven months, the difference in my face is wild."

"150 lb lost in 9 months."

"Lost 60 lb with determination and dedication!"

"I lost 103 lb. I have been doing weight watchers for 11 months and started running 5 months ago."

"Went from 475 lb to 140 lb in 3 years and 10 months. I went from not fitting in the store's biggest sizes, to being a size shy of being unable to fit into their smallest."

"Two years ago, I decided to make a change. 50 lbs later, I'm training for a half marathon and wore this to work today!"

"I went from 360 lb to 194 lb in a year."

"I lost 45 lb in 21 months. My mom sent me a picture from 2015 the other day... it has been a long journey but it was worth it."

"I lost 153 lb in one year."

"I lost 66 lb in five months."

"So, I lost 295 lb in the last decade... pics or it didn't happen!"

From 210 lb to 137 lb.

"One year and 200 lb later, I went from not being able to stand as a spectator to running that same 10km."

"Went from 220 lb to 126 lb in one year and four months of maintenance. This mega progress pic collage proves that if I can do it, you can, too."

"I lost 65 lb! Can’t find them anywhere!"

"This is what losing 160 lb looks like."

"70 lb down, never felt so good!"

"My sister before and after losing over 168 lb in 11 months."

Do you know other examples of such incredible transformations? Share them with us in the comment section below!

Preview photo credit THE GABRIEL METHOD
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