Many people want to lose weight, but few actually put in the hard work to do so. However, weight loss transformation can only take place by making that sacrifice and choosing to live a healthier lifestyle. Also, losing weight doesn’t have to feel like drudgery; there are countless activities to get you moving that don’t involve grinding at the gym. No matter what you choose, we hope these before and after pictures will inspire you to start your own weight loss transformation and live your best life possible!

Here are 15 weight loss transformations that show hard work really does pay off:

1. Over 250 pounds down; you go girl!

2. This just goes to show you that in three years, you could be living a whole new life!

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3. 296 to 130 lbs in just 9 months!

4. 231 lbs down and looking about 20 years younger. Amazing work!

5. These are truly inspiring weight loss pictures; she looks so much happier!

6. 100 pounds down; what an amazing weight loss transformation!

7. Can you believe this is the same woman in both pics?

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8. This almost doesn’t even look like the same person in the after pic!

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9. 300 lbs down and an even brighter smile!

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10. We’re cheering you on from afar girl!

11. Great work Jessica!

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12. We have no words for this weight loss transformation…just wow.

13. This mom should be called “supermom” for all her hard work!

14. Same outfit, totally different body.

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15. She’s beautiful in the before and after weight loss pictures, but she’s absolutely radiant in the second pic!

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We truly hope these inspired you to start your own health journey. Which picture motivated you the most? Share with us in the comments!