Thomas Oelschlager reached 220 pounds while working a desk job in the Marine Corps Reserve. When he was deployed to Iraq, he made the commitment to get back in fighting shape and 7 months later he looks like a new man.
Autumn Mastroianni wasn’t always so healthy. Her meals once consisted of carbs and fats, and few fruits or veggies. At 183 pounds, when she couldn’t find non-plus-size clothes to fit her 5’5” frame, she overhauled her diet and her life.
Brad Auger’s diet of beer, burgers, pizza, and Chinese takeout was good for his social life, but bad for his waistline. He lost 60 pounds by cleaning up his diet and working out six times a week and he’s happier now than ever.
As a teen, Liz Pultar loved junk food and loathed exercise. By the time she graduated from college, she’d packed 212 pounds onto her 5’9” frame. Revamping her unhealthy diet and taking up running helped her lose more than 70 pounds.
Long days spent eating through his shifts as a restaurant manager left Jason Hisaw at 277 pounds. After a career setback, he started exercising and making healthy food choices. Now he’s 90 pounds lighter and he’s going for his dream job!
Elizabeth Potter reached 255 pounds after having a baby, splitting up with her son’s father, and struggling with depression. She turned things around when she started riding. Now she’s 100 pounds lighter and feels better than ever.
Fourth-grade teacher Rich Vittoria’s weight scared him (and his family), so he started planning healthy meals and committed to exercise. Now he’s down 120 pounds and teaching others how to take control of their weight.
Once a slim high school tennis player, Jennifer Gilman packed 30 pounds onto her 5’4” frame during college, and her weight hovered in the 170s for the next eight years. On her doctor’s advice, Jennifer joined a gym and hired a trainer. Now she’s 55 pounds lighter!