Think losing weight is easy? Think again. Even some of the most popular musicians and actors in the world struggle to reach their goals…. in front of the camera. Whether or not you’re an A-lister losing weight and keeping it off takes an awful lot of work. Need a little before and after inspiration? Pay close attention to the most notable celebrity slim-downs!
Pop star Christina Aguilera is known for a lot of things. Her booming voice, hit singles (Genie In a Bottle and Beautiful, anyone?), acting roles, and yes, even her weight gain. After her divorce in 2011, you probably noticed that Christina was sporting a slightly different frame. Known for her revealing outfits, post-weight gain, the daring diva’s wardrobe was often under fire from fans and critics alike. Not anymore. Since the summer, she has been sporting a noticeably slimmer figure. Christina credits this to a lot of hard work and many hours spent in the gym.
Nicole “Snooki” Pollizi
This Jersey Shore starlet went from meatball to gym rat after the birth of her first child, Lorenzo. Initially known for drinking, eating, and partying, this dedicated mom is known now for her amazing transformation. She lost a whopping 40 pounds thanks to dramatically changing her diet. She also began heading to the gym as much as possible. (Don’t believe it? Just check out a few of her workout selfies on Instagram. It could take you days!) Yes, this reality TV favourite embraced a healthier lifestyle and it paid off.
Jack Osbourne and Kelly Osbourne
Like brother like sister? Jack and Kelly Osbourne were famous before they were even famous, thanks to their rock star dad, Ozzy. Appearing on the hit MTV reality show, The Osbournes, certainly didn’t hurt them either. Since their time on the show, they have both been busy in and out of the spotlight. They had successful stints on separate seasons of Dancing With The Stars and have lost 70 pounds each. How? It’s all down to healthier eating and lots of working out. There were no fad diets for these rock star legacies.
Did you ever watch One Day at a Time growing up? Then chances are, Barbara Cooper Royer was one of your favourite characters. Valerie Bertinelli made her mark on television and film during her teens but it wasn’t until much later that she began a truly remarkable lifestyle change. After becoming the spokesperson for Jenny Craig, she managed to reach her goal weight and has kept the weight off ever since. She credits the popular weight-loss program and working out regularly for her success.
While these are only a few celebrity slim downs, they all have one thing in common: eating well and working out often. Magazine covers may try to sell you quick fixes, detoxes, and cleanses, but even the stars know that the best way to get results is to change your lifestyle. Take a page from their book and see what happens. The next notable slim down might just be your own!