Success Stories

"I Lost 20 Pounds Eating Butter and Full-Fat Cheese"

This success story may convince you to ditch the diet foods and start eating real, satisfying meals too.

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Dramatic Before and After Weight-Loss Photos

Need a little inspiration? See how these real women took control of their health and lost up to 100 pounds!

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How SHAPE Reader Caitlin Flora Lost 182 Pounds

An embarrassing encounter with a friend forced this reader to kick-start a healthy lifestyle and drop 11 dress sizes.

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16 Fitness Pros Who Used to Be Overweight

You won't believe what these trainers used to look like! See the before photos here.

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Dramatic Before and After Photos!

Real women share how they lost 60, 100, even 180 pounds!

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"Fitness Changed My Life"

Read these inspirational stories and never say "I can't" again.

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How 2 Readers Lost Weight, Fast!

Find out what helped these readers slim down and regain confidence.

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The Most Inspiring Weight-Loss Blogs

From powerlifting to poetry, 9 bloggers share what finally helped them lose weight for good.

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