If you think losing weight is hard, spare a moment for Lexi and Danny Reed, who just one year ago weighed a total of 55 stone between them. While Lexi, 26, weighed 34 stone and six pounds Danny, 28, was 20 stone at his heaviest – and together got through 8,000 calories a day. While Danny lost four stone six pounds, Lexi lost a huge 17 stone.
Stephanie Lynn Holdmeyer originally wrote the post as a response to some nasty comments she’d seen about her and her partner for being that ‘buff couple’ who ‘thought they’re hot sh*t because they wear their belts all the time.’ Little did the trolls realise she had been wearing a lifting belt because she was recovering from back surgery. Stephanie went on to give various examples of the assumptions people make about others while they’re exercising and why we need to reconsider those face-value judgements.
This a recent snapshot of 64-year-old grandmother and fitspo, Wendy Ida (pronounced ee’da). The grandmother and mum to 41-year-old, Sky, credits her youthful looks to a full-on fitness regime. A photo posted by Wendy Ida (@wendyidafitness) on Mar 7, 2016 at 11:30am PST Wendy first started working out when she was 43, after coming out of an abusive relationship which according to her website left her in “poor shape, bad health and with low self-esteem” Now she puts in one-and-a-half to two hours gym time every day with intense cardio and weight workouts. It happens so often.” A photo posted by Wendy Ida (@wendyidafitness) on Mar 10, 2016 at 10:26am PST Not only has she dropped 80 lbs in the two decades she’s been working out, but Wendy also credits fitness for kick-starting an incredible journey of self-empowerment.
High fashion meets activewear. It’s becoming more visible on the runways and in the streets as it’s effortless and comfy but still cute. From pairing a jersey with high heels to matching a t-shirt dress with Nikes, styling activewear is limitless. We created some (reasonably priced) outfits for inspiration:
The advert was spotted by Natalie Harvey, who runs local anti-bullying charity, Combat Bullying. “Rather than shaming the overweight in society let’s encourage & help them @Fit4lessUK this poster IMO is bullying,” she wrote on Twitter.