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Dramatic Before & After Photos!

Get inspired by these real women who lost 30, 50, even 180 pounds!

Dramatic Before and After Photos!

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

16 Fitness Pros Who Used to Be Overweight

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

Before and After Pictures: The Biggest Loser Season 12

You'll be amazed by the total body transformations.

The One Reason You're Not Able to Stick to a Workout Plan

There's an easy element that can completely change you training game.

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!

How to Lose 100 Pounds

6 inspiring men and women who lost a combined 1,175 pounds share what helped them shed triple-digit weight and keep it off.

10 Incredible Body Transformation Stories

Need a quick hit of inspiration? The stories behind these fit women's weight loss journeys will do the trick!

"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.

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.

The Most Inspiring Weight-Loss Blogs

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

You Need to See This Woman's Amazing (and Healthy) Wedding Weight Loss Transformation

She dropped over 100 pounds with no crazy dieting or quick-fix weight-loss scams

How One Woman's Small Goals Led to Big Success

Brooke Birmingham made little tweaks to both her diet and exercise routine--and dropped 172 pounds doing so. Here, her story.

How Tami Roman Shed Pounds Fast

When Tami Roman quit smoking, she started gaining weight. So she turned to NV Sprinkles to help her shed pounds fast.

The Power of Belief: How One Woman Lost 130 Pounds

With the support of friends and family, Dacia Root was able to transform her life--and lose 130 pounds.

Before and After Pictures: The Biggest Loser Season 11

You'll be amazed by these total body transformations.

Weight Loss Tips from the Ladies of Georgetown Cupcake

The sister-owners of the DC cupcake shop share how they lost a combined 100 pounds in just nine months.

"Fitness Changed My Life"

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

How to Lose 100 Pounds+

One woman shares the secrets behind her extreme weight loss.

Why You Need to Stop Talking About Losing Weight

Don't let your psyche psych you out.

How Your Brain Adjusts to Weight Loss

Hear real women discuss the mental challenges of getting your mind to catch up with your body after significant weight loss.

The Shape Slim Down: Lose 10 Pounds in Four Fast Weeks

Drop the pounds for good--the healthy way. Follow our science-backed strategies to avoid diet pitfalls, lose the weight, and keep it off for good.

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