If you’re after some encouragement to kickstart that holiday diet, we’ve taken a look over some of the most amazing celebrity weight loss stories of recent years.
Some of these before and after transformations really are incredible, with celebs shedding dress sizes and gaining confidence. They look great, don’t you think?
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When it comes to slimming down for swimsuit season, these celebs have a few tricks up their sleeves. From a familiar diet plan we all can try, to the super toning exercise routine that will tackle problem areas, these are the celeb-inspired tips that will help you slim down and shape up, just in time for your summer hols.
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We reveal the truth behind these stars’ incredible weight loss transformations…
Before: Scarlett Moffatt revealed that a high BMI reading from her doctor kickstarted her incredible weight loss journey!
After: Scarlett Moffatt shared this amazing pic on Instagram revealing her teeny tiny waist and 2 stone weight loss. Go Scarlett!
Before: Tina Malone was fitted with a gastric band to help aid her weight loss and has managed to lose an incredible 12 stone since the birth of her daughter, Flame, two years ago. This photo shows her during a TV appearence last Autumn and well on the way to reaching her goal weight.
After: Tina Malone appeared on Loose Women looking radiant and slimmer than ever this week. On the show she confessed that she would love to have more kids, despite nearing her mid 50s. Tina also mentioned how she wanted to lose an extra 10 pounds. We think you’re find as you are, Tina!
Before: Claire Richards has openly discussed her struggles with her weight for years, piling on the pounds before her appearance on Celebrity Big Brother in 2013.
After: Years later, the singer and TV personality has shed an incredible 6 stone. The former Steps star says that this is the longest she’s ever kept the weight off. “I hope I’ve broken the cycle but I think I’ve learned my lesson,” she told Bella magazine, before adding: “Portion sizes have always been my downfall.”
Before: Vicky Pattison piled on the weight after her appearance on Geordie Shore.
After: The reality star shed a whopping 3 stone, which can apparently be attributed to her ‘7-day-shred’ fitness routine.
Before: Christina Aguilera looks very different to her ‘Genie in a bottle’ days.
After: The singer shed the pounds rapidly. We’re glad to hear it was all down to a healthy diet and plenty of exercise!
Before: Renée Zellweger is most famous for playing diary writing, booze loving, British singleton Bridget Jones. For the role she had to eat enough to gain 28 extra pounds.
After: Once filming was wrapped on the sequel of Bridget Jones, Renée hired a nutritionist to help her lose the extra weight in a careful and healthy way.
Before: After TV show sensation ‘Sex and the City’ finished filming, Kim Cattrall stopped her strict gym routine and gained weight for a new film role
After: Kim, 58, kept her curves but used yoga to trim down and tone her figure
Before: After two back-to-back pregnancys, Jessica Simpson found it “over whelming” when she tried to shed the baby weight.
After: After becoming spokesperson for Weight Watchers in 2013, she has credited them for her amazing weight loss!
Before: Kelly Osbourne didn’t often cook, and her regular carby snacks meant she struggled to stay in shape.
After: After following a diet regime Kelly dropped down to eight stone and has continued to eat healthily and train 5 days a week – resulting in a lovely, healthy, curvy figure.
Before: After a hip replacement in 2009, Pauline decided to get fit and eat right.
After: Pauline turned heads with her dramatic weight loss that came as a result of the Lighter Life plan.
Before: Josie Gibson shot to fame as the winner of Big Brother in 2010.
After: Josie puts her incredible weight loss down to healthy eating and short bursts of intense working out totalling to only 20 minutes a day.
Before: Oscar-winning actress/singer Jennifer Hudson decided to lose the pounds to regain control of her body after the birth of her son.
After: After shedding an incredible 80 plus pounds, she’s earnt the well-deserved title of a Weight Watchers ambassador and is looking better than ever!
Before: Proving that life begins at 50, Fern opted for a gastric band to help her shed some extra weight.
After: The slimmer star gradually lost the pounds and upped her exercise regime, including a glittering performance on Strictly Come Dancing.
Before: Funny lady Dawn French decided to take care of her health when she reached 50.
After: Her weight loss was largely down to cutting out the carbs and saying no to chocolate – now that’s willpower!
Before: Spurred on by close friend Pauline’s weight loss, Linda too decided to shed some extra pounds.
After: Like Pauline, Linda chose the Lighter Life diet plan to lose weight, quickly followed by a stint in the jungle on I’m a Celebrity!
Before: Sue Cleaver is best known for playing Eileen on the cobbles of Corrie.
After: Sue Cleaver is diabetic so needs to focus on what she eats, opting for a healthy mediterranean style diet to help her lose weight – and we think she looks fab!
Before: Kirstie Alley famously starred in reality show Fat Actress back in 2005, which documented her struggle to maintain her weight.
After: Like many celebs, Kirstie lost the pounds shimmying her way to the semi-final of Dancing With the Stars in 2012 and has seen a weight loss of over a whopping 100 pounds!
Before: Kelly Osbourne kickstarted her weight loss regime back in 2009.
After: Kelly is half the size she used to be after admitting she now exercises every day and says no to naughty food.
Before: Gavin and Stacey favourite Ruth Jones is well known for playing her alter ego, Nessa.
After: Simple but effective, Ruth simply stuck to counting the calories and the weight soon started dropping off.