If you have ever tried, you know that losing weight is an extremely hard thing to do. You have to abide by a strict diet and work out a lot. And with people being so busy with work and their families and such, it is harder than ever to lose weight. Also troubling is the wide availability of junk food, leading to obesity becoming a huge problem. Weight problems can not only can it affect you, but also those around you.
But the 12 couples you are about to see didn’t just give into unhealthiness, they battled against it. These 12 couples are sure to inspire you and show you that if you put your mind to it, anything is possible.
#12 Josh and Terri
These two showed that even starting slow can lead to massive change. They began with Weight Watchers and only 15 minutes of working out a night, in order to get accustomed to the workouts and bettering their diets. Now, they regularly run 5Ks and credit weight loss with changing their lives for the better.
#11 Justin and Lauren
These two knew they had to make a change once an imaging machine couldn’t support his weight for testing. Justin weighed in at nearly 600 pounds and Lauren weighed in at almost 400 pounds. Now, they go to the gym almost every day and also do other activities such as swimming or hiking. Just look at that dramatic change!
#10 Matt and Mandy
These two were about to get married and knew they wanted to make some changes before their big day. Together, they lost a combined 133 pounds and got in great shape for their wedding. They drastically altered their lifestyles and diet, and it obviously paid off in a big way.
#9 Kevin and Tracey
This couple noticed that they were a bit over their comfort weight and decided to make a change. They began taking walks and doing other outdoor activities, too. Their dog has also benefitted from their new lifestyle as they now take walks together. Now that they’ve lost the weight, they’re looking forward to longer, healthier lives together.
#8 Tony and Sheila
Like many people who find success, these two started small and built off of early wins. They began by just spending minutes exercising and soon ramped it higher and higher. The results obviously speak for themselves. These two look great and are excited to continue their healthy lifestyles for the long term.
#7 Timothy and Eileen
The transformation of this couple is among the most impressive on this list. They began by slowly getting into CrossFit and that has changed into doing all kinds of new activities to help them get healthier. They have also implied that their major lifestyle change has had a very positive impact on their sex life.
#6 Angela and Willie
While everyone on the list has lost a ton of weight and been successful in their journey, it is never easy. Even when times were tough for Angela and Willie, they stuck with it and didn’t give up. That dedication and support of each other paid off as they lost over 500 pounds in combined weight.
#5 Jonathan and Lisa
The goals that these two were able to meet were so impressive they earned the nickname “The Incredibles.” They were able to encourage each other so well and continue to inspire one another in their weight loss journey. They celebrate each pound lost and work hard to keep the pounds coming off.
#4 Jo and Dave
The big equalizer for these two was a change in diet. Instead of eating junk food, they began to eat salads and veggies. Jo also lost about half her overall body weight, which is amazingly impressive. While they each helped each other out, they wanted to lead healthier lifestyles as individuals, a desire that helped them achieve their goals separately, and together.
#3 Big to Thin
This couple wanted to remain anonymous but shared that they managed to lose over 300 pounds combined. Isn’t it amazing how, in addition to the obvious health and lifestyle benefits, losing weight also makes you look younger and much more healthy? The picture of this couple illustrates that perfectly.
#2 Family Ties
When you get in a long term relationship or marriage, it can be pretty easy to get too comfortable and pack on the pounds. If you’re not careful, it can very negatively affect your health and relationship. This couple in this picture lost a bunch of weight and put on a great example for their children.
#1 Huge Changes
This pair shows us that everyone has a hot and rocking body under there and with a bit of hard work, you can unleash it. While you not only get healthier, you gain a ton of confidence. These two definitely did. This is truly one of the best transformations we have ever seen.
If you’re thinking about making some lifestyle changes, look to these 12 truly amazing and inspiring transformations by couples. Not only do these couples now look and feel better, they likely also tacked on a few additional years to their lives by becoming more healthy individuals. Everyone would love to lose weight and be healthy, but it can be a major challenge to take on alone. These couples knew that and used each other as motivation to meet their goals. That led to some amazing transformations that wouldn’t be possible without months and months of hard work and sacrifice. As you can see, it was definitely worth it in the end.