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Why Nasya is No Longer an Emotional Eater

Why Nasya is No Longer an Emotional Eater

"I sat around wallowing in food with aching joints and terrible self-confidence. 13+ stone (180+ lbs) and unhappy. Thanks to PumpUp, for the first time ever, I own bikinis and will be wearing them with pride this summer."

How Melanie Regained Control Over Her Life

How Melanie Regained Control Over Her Life

"I didn’t have self-control and I didn’t care about the lifestyle I was living. My lifestyle has changed so much - lifting has changed much more than my body. I am so much happier."

Emilie's Journey to Health and Happiness

Emilie's Journey to Health and Happiness

“I convinced myself that I was a ‘big-boned’ girl who would always be big, and that losing weight was impossible,” remembered Emilie. Learn how she changed her lifestyle. 

How Jenny Became Inspired to Eat Healthier

How Jenny Became Inspired to Eat Healthier

"A year and a half ago, Jenny joined PumpUp and became inspired by the transformations she saw from members in the community. “Seeing PumpUp transformations gives me motivation to reach my own goals,” she insisted. “It’s easier to [stay on track] if we ask other people for help."

How Thomas Gained Muscle and Unwavering Confidence

How Thomas Gained Muscle and Unwavering Confidence

"I learned quickly that no matter how hard I worked out, I would never get stronger [if I didn’t] fuel my body with enough calories and nutrients,” Thomas shared. “It took a lot of trial and error, but I feel like I truly figured out what worked for me and how to reap the most rewards through diet and exercise.” 

How Hanna Embraced a More Active Lifestyle

How Hanna Embraced a More Active Lifestyle

Upon entering University, Hanna joined a volleyball team and started to change her habits. She downloaded PumpUp a few months later to keep her motivation high. “I wanted to be able to track my progress and be inspired by other members,” she shared.

How Jessica Overcame Anxiety and Binge Eating

How Jessica Overcame Anxiety and Binge Eating

"I overcame anxiety and depression by looking at what I was eating and why I was eating it. I got up and went to the gym instead of hiding away and feeling sorry for myself.” 

What Happened When Mary Stopped Relying on the Scale

What Happened When Mary Stopped Relying on the Scale

Now that Mary does resistance training, she weighs more and feels better about her body. “I weigh 135 lbs and I love every bit of muscle that I put on,” she insisted. “I am lifting at least 5 days a week and I run 2 times a week. With PumpUp, I get up every morning to get my workout in and I post it."

How Sara Developed a Positive Relationship with Food & Exericse

How Sara Developed a Positive Relationship with Food & Exericse

With the help of the PumpUp community, Sara was able to develop a more positive relationship with food and exercise. “Now that I’m using PumpUp, I’m healthier, happier, and more appreciative of my body,” she shared. “I’m doing weightlifting or CrossFit 5 times a week. I became a vegan and I eat a lot of fruits and veggies, tofu, cereal, grains, and legumes. All in all, I’m consuming a lot of healthy, and whole foods."

How Amanda Lost 40 lbs and Overcame Insecurity

How Amanda Lost 40 lbs and Overcame Insecurity

Before Amanda embarked on her fitness journey, she was neither extremely inactive nor overwhelmingly indulgent when it came to food. She gained weight gradually and subtly. "I didn't sit around all day, but I was not very active," she remembered. "I didn't have a terrible diet, but I ate large portions and made some bad choices. Over time, this built up. Eventually, I hit my breaking point at 215 pounds."