10 Months. 128 Pounds Lost. The Best Transformation I’ve Ever Seen.

10 Months. 128 Pounds Lost. The Best Transformation I’ve Ever Seen.

Move over Optimus Prime: have a new favorite transformer.  His name is Joe, and he has the best Nerd Fitness success story I have EVER seen.  In 10 months of following Nerd Fitness, Joe has lost 128 pounds. If you are (really) overweight, out of shape, and worried that it’s too late to get started – stop.  It will take time, and it won’t be easy, but it IS possible.  Let’s meet Joe, my new hero.

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Meet Staci: Your New Powerlifting Super Hero

Meet Staci: Your New Powerlifting Super Hero

Ladies, meet your new hero.  Men, prepare to be humbled.  My friend Staci, or Spezzy as she’s known around the Nerd Fitness community, has one of the best success stories I’ve ever seen. For the women out there who are scared about “getting too bulky when lifting weights,” this article is for you.  If you’re curious what happens to a girl who packs on twenty pounds of muscle and starts lifting heavy weights, you’ll find your answer here…I have no doubt it will surprise the hell out of you.

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Lost and Found: Ryan’s Incredible 115 Pound Weight Loss Journey

Lost and Found: Ryan’s Incredible 115 Pound Weight Loss Journey

Nerd Fitness rebels come in all shapes and sizes and from all walks of life. They also come in every type of “nerd” possible: book nerds, video game nerds, cosplay nerds, even Bible nerds!  Today, I want to introduce you to Ryan. He is pictured above in his “before” phase, and is studying to become a Catholic priest!  Ryan spent the past two years struggling to find a path to a healthy lifestyle that worked for him.  Somehow, that path lead him to Nerd Fitness and the our community, and an overall weight loss of 115 pounds (and counting!). Here is his story.

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How Jake lost 70 Pounds in 9 Months

How Jake lost 70 Pounds in 9 Months

Meet Jake, a 24 year old Rebel from the UK who lost over 70 pounds (32 kg) in 9 months!  Jake, like many new Rebels, once lived an entirely sedentary lifestyle. But then Jake found Nerd Fitness, began strength training, and rediscovered his self confidence.  Let’s learn how Jake channeled his inner Transformer and changed his life.

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Bronwyn: The Supermom who Dropped 40 Pounds

Bronwyn: The Supermom who Dropped 40 Pounds

Meet Bronwyn: Rebel, powerlifter, and mother of two (four and six years old).  Bronwyn’s story starts at a familiar place for many Rebels: Stuck in an unhealthy, sedentary routine, struggling to enact permanent changes.  Bronwyn has joined the ranks of Rebel Superheroes with a robust workout routine and a meticulously tracked healthy diet (losing over 40 lb/18kg), she has become a true hero for her entire family to look up to.  Here’s how she did it.

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From 60 Pounds Overweight to 6-Pack Abs

From 60 Pounds Overweight to 6-Pack Abs

Meet my friend Saint, who has one of the most incredible success stories I have EVER seen. After graduating college, Saint took a desk job as a computer programmer and watched as his weight slowly started to creep up…like every other average American.  Over the past two years, he was able to slowly and steadily bring that down before having an incredible breakthrough that allowed him to transform drastically.  Here’s how he did it.

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Meet Veronica: A Super Mom’s 4-Month Transformation

Meet Veronica: A Super Mom’s 4-Month Transformation

Meet Veronica, your newest superhero inspirational NF success story!  Veronica is a medical assistant and continuing her education to become a diagnostic medical sonographer, and she’s managed to lose 28 pounds over the past few months without TOUCHING a treadmill.  Oh yeah, and she’s also a super mom of two!

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4 Months + 57 Pounds Lost = One Happy Groom

4 Months + 57 Pounds Lost = One Happy Groom

It’s amazing what you can accomplish when you have a clear goal in mind.  Six months ago, I received an email from a reader named Stephen who told me that he had a wedding coming up in May 2012, and that he hoped to get in shape for it. Since then, he’s become an absolute machine, day in day out, dominating his workouts and putting a huge focus on eating right.  Stephen got married weighing in at 213, a full 57 POUNDS lost since January.  This is his story.

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Tony’s Awesome Success Story: 4 Months, 46 Pounds Lost. Win.

Tony’s Awesome Success Story: 4 Months, 46 Pounds Lost. Win.

Meet Tony, a Nerd Fitness rebel and the man behind another kick-ass success story that needs to be shared with the world.   In just a few short months, this dad went from an overweight chain smoker to a superhero that dropped almost fifty pounds and quite smoking for good!  Here’s how he did it.

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The Cosplay Hero: How Anne Lost 100 lbs

The Cosplay Hero: How Anne Lost 100 lbs

Anne’s an actress, singer, and writer living in New York City. Not too long ago, Anne was a slave to games like World of Warcraft, playing them in ever spare moment she had. She was stuck in a cycle. She never realized she could apply the lessons learned in World of Warcraft and level up in real life, so she never did. Fortunately, Anne eventually discovered that the secret to getting healthy was right under her nose the entire time. Let’s learn how Anne did it!

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