Weight loss is something to be very proud of, but sometimes it's hard to muster up the courage to put yourself out there. However, there are some avenues on social media that are making it a little less scary and a whole lot more motivating to share your own transformation. Check out these insane before and after pictures that show one huge positive aspect of social media.
It’s no secret that people everywhere have been trying to get healthier for some time now.
In a span of a year this reddit user started counting her calories, began walking and cycling and lost an insane 135 pounds!
But recently, the health fad has made its way to the social media-sphere.
Social media can be a real motivator and remind us of how far we've really come. This fabulous lady lost 68 pounds in the matter of 5 years.
From Reddit threads showcasing some pretty insane transformations…
This reddit user stuck to being consistent and realizing that transformations take time. His 70 pound weight loss didn't happen over night, but instead a year's time.
To Insta-famous personal trainers creating a fitness revolution with their workout and eating guides…
Kayla made a goal to be her healthiest self by the time she turns 30 and she's well on her way using Kayla Itsines's Bikini Body Guide. This insane transformation is only after 12 weeks of the Bikini Body Guide.
Social media has been a platform many have confided in to share their successes, struggles and stories through out their fitness journeys.
From changing his eating habits and cutting out foods like white bread and sugary drinks to doing cardio and weight training five to six days a week, this reddit user lost 231 pounds in two years!
Not only are sites like reddit and Instagram places for people to go to share their transformation pictures…
"I started counting calories and macros, maintaining a balance. And I walked my ass off. Like, everyday for at least 1-2hrs." Way to go girl!
But they’re also excellent platforms for cheering on complete strangers and getting some insane motivation for yourself.
This guy didn't go on a drastic diet for his transformation. He instead focused on limiting portions, getting into the gym three to four days a week and not getting down on himself if he falls off the wagon.
Some people show their month by month transformation as they progress throughout the year.
In one year this guy lost a crazy 190 pounds! He quickly learned that his body should be his hobby and the physical and mental changes are addicting.
And others show off their journey with a different kind of transformation.
No matter their physical changes or time between pictures, these people are making healthy changes in all aspects of their life.
This guy was able to pull off a 104 pound weight loss in 8 months by eating around 1,800 calories a day and weight lifting. "Now, anything is possible, and it is because of Reddit. Thank you."
If you don’t know where to start, sources like Instagram may be your first key to getting the motivation you need.
This inspiring woman showed off her stunning progress from March 2015 to April 2016. She has lost 55 pounds so far and started her treatment for RA!
From workout guides to healthy recipe ideas to a community built on championing others, Instagram is your one stop shop for your own transformation.
This girl decided she needed a lifestyle change when she went off to college. She started counting calories and found a true passion for weight lifting and HIIT style training.
Each and every one of these stories is truly inspiring.
This mom set out on her Bikini Guide program after having her baby. Although the workouts were tough, she focused on the small victories every day. She took her progress one day at a time and look at that transformation!
And give you that little push you need to get off your phone and get to work.
"BBG program is what truly changed my life. This is a new lifestyle for me now, this is me now..and I can truly say I'm proud of myself." This momma is looking fabulous!
Not just in the gym, but get to work making the best you possible.
This woman lost 85 pounds by simply counting calories. "I've always dug video games and having this goal to meet every day that I keep track of via a browser is like playing a daily game with myself."