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Sometimes social media affects the way we see ourselves, but that’s not always a bad thing. Social media can provide a GR8 source of inspiration. It’s a place where you can see real people accomplish real goals. Goals that you have yourself. Goals like achieving healthy weight loss, muscle building, and marathon running.

Fitness Transformations You Have to See to Believe

If you’re looking for some encouragement, check out these incredible motivational fitness stories from social media and keep on working towards your goal. Then, follow these six motivational fitness influencers for more inspiration.

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Mattie: 154 lb Weight Loss

Mattie didn't lose 154 lbs overnight. She started out at 331 pounds, and over five years lost the weight. Without surgery. Mattie continues to inspire others by posting pictures of her healthy meals. She says, "Don't ever let yourself think you are not capable of doing incredible things."

Follow her journey @overcome_the_scoop.

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Jen: 85 lb Weight Loss

Jen embarked on a weight loss journey that paid off big time. She spent three years working off the weight and says that she documented her progress on social media for self-accountability. Today she has more than 52k followers on Instagram who turn to her for inspiration and is a brand ambassador for a variety of fitness products. Jen reminds others that, "Slow progress is better than no progress," and that small victories should be celebrated.

Follow her journey @beautyandthebenchpress.

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Jo: Muscle Tone Transformation

Jo Peters set on a strength building mission to tone up and shatter the myth that lifting weights makes women look "bulky." With more than 190k followers on Instagram, Joe showcases pictures of weight training routines with her trainer and progress pictures regularly. "The body achieves what the mind achieves," says Jo. 

Follow her journey @joseeksabs

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Aaron: Cuts and Bulks

Aaron Nimmo is now known as the "fitness shred expert," with more than 1 million Instagram followers. But it wasn't always that way. He began his journey overweight and out of shape, and has gone on to become a global fitness model and personal trainer. He shows followers strength training exercises and says, "The road to get here wasn't easy," stating that following a diet and gym routine consistently is essential.

Follow his journey @aaron_nimmo.

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Travis: Gets Fit with Keto

Travis is a State Trooper who dropped 72 lbs and toned up by following the keto diet. He was inspired to start on his fitness journey after seeing a photo of himself published in a magazine. Travis realized he wasn't the person he had imagined himself to be and decided to implement positive, healthy habits to reach his goal. He lives his life by the motto "better than yesterday."

Follow his journey @keto_travis.

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Anne is a GR8NESS Contributing Writer, covering mental health, self-development, body, health, and pet care. She believes that self-betterment comes from addressing all aspects of the mind, body, and soul. When she’s not writing, you will definitely find her giving her dog belly rubs and reading the first half of every book she buys.
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