Behind the Scenes of Aksel’s “Unreal” Transformation

“HOW COW! He doesn’t even look like the SAME PERSON! ” Meet Aksel, an economics student from Norway who is on a mission to turn into Wolverine. I think you’ll agree with me in saying he’s more or less succeeded! Aksel joined NF Coaching a year ago with the goal of losing some weight and building a […]

Mason lost 70 pounds. Here’s how:

Meet Mason, a chemist from Minnesota who is currently celebrating losing over 70 pounds as a member of our Online Coaching Program. As you can see, Mason has gone through quite the transformation. Here’s what’s truly remarkable about this story: the time frame! Mason found Nerd Fitness a year ago, after googling “how to make fitness like […]

No Gym? No Problem! Jimmy the Engineer’s Epic Transformation.

“HOLY CRAP, JIMMY!” It’s amazing what can happen in 12 months with the right plan! This is Jimmy, an aeronautical engineer from Atlanta who is currently getting his master’s in aerospace engineering. He joined our Online Coaching Program in early 2019 and let us know he had a dream of being able to dress up and […]

How Aylette Overcame Injuries, Grew Strong, and Started Winning Gold Medals

“See! Even runners should be strength training!” I couldn’t help but think this when speaking to Aylette. Now granted, I’ve been on the record countless times promoting Team Strength Training. However, Aylette is living proof of the benefit of growing strong. There was a time when Aylette would constantly hurt herself while running, where “anything […]

How Mark Adjusted His Mindset, Learned to Meal Prep, and Lost 65 Pounds.

“Here’s another example of the power of meal preparation.” Meet Mark: a busy father who does construction planning in England. He’s also a nerd who fancied himself a drink or two over a warm meal from the pub. All well and good, until Mark went to his doctor for a check-up. The report back? Not […]

How Kyle the Vegetarian Lost 27 Pounds and Started Crushing Pull-Ups

It is true: you really can’t outrun your fork. I kept thinking about this – over and over – when speaking with Kyle, one of our Nerd Fitness Coaching clients. You see, Kyle works for a non-profit that promotes bicycling as a major mode of transportation. As part of walking the walk – er, cycling […]

How to Start Powerlifting as a Woman: Staci’s Story

Meet your new hero! My friend Staci, or Spezzy as she’s known around the Nerd Fitness community, has one of the best transformations I’ve ever seen: Working a sedentary desk job, Staci slowly packed on weight and ate like a typical unhealthy American. She also smoked a pack of cigarettes a day. She tried to […]

How Ruth the Physician Lost 10 Sizes and Renewed Her Life

Meet Ruth O’Mahony. She’s a 49 year old physician-turned health content manager who struggled for years with unhealthy eating, yoyo-dieting, lack of movement, and a constant struggle to stick with anything for more than a few weeks before life got in the way. This is something we can all relate to! Although she found Nerd Fitness […]

How a 330 lb High School Dropout Lost 140 lbs and Turned His Life Around

Talk about an Origin Story straight out of a comic book! At 330 lbs, Joe was unemployed and a highschool dropout. Living rent-free with his grandfather, Joe would sleep all day and wake up at the start of the evening. Having grown up with unhealthy habits, Joe says he’d been binge-eating as long as he can remember. […]

How Larry Beat Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Got Strong as Hell

Larry’s story put a MASSIVE smile on my face and I knew I had to share his story here with the whole Rebellion. A year and a half ago, he woke up with such intense pain that he could barely get out of bed. “The pain came on overnight and it was explosive and everywhere, I thought to […]

Stop Lying: How Painful Realizations Can Unlock a Healthier Life

This is a post from NF Wordsmith Taylor. Excuses are a tricky subject. Try to point out an excuse to a friend, and you’re sure to get blasted with his or her wrath, being called an insensitive jerk: “Easy for you to say!” “You have NO idea what it’s like.” “You don’t have this shit to deal […]

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