Weight Loss

How Exercising Helped Emily Gain Confidence and Muscle

"[Most of the time], I exercise alone so it's great to have people who know what it's like to commit yourself to a healthy lifestyle and people who don't judge."

How Exercising Helped Emily Gain Confidence and Muscle

Liliana's Remarkable College Transformation

"I want to help PumpUp members [by giving them] a little motivation, to make them feel as though they aren’t the only ones who are searching for a better lifestyle."

Liliana's Remarkable College Transformation

Melanie's Rollercoaster of a Transformation Will Surprise You

"I’ve had a roller coaster of a transformation. From being average, to extremely underweight, to overweight, to healthy and happy. It was all an experience, but with PumpUp, I don’t think I ever would have stayed as on track as I am. "

Melanie's Rollercoaster of a Transformation Will Surprise You

How Marissa Went from the Couch to a Half-Marathon

"Transforming from someone who couldn’t run up the stairs without being winded to someone who can proudly say that they completed a half marathon is one of the most unbelievable and marvellous feelings in the world."

How Marissa Went from the Couch to a Half-Marathon

Jenny's Self-Taught Mind and Body Transformation

"With every progress picture I post, [there are] always other people cheering me on. Not only do I want to prove it to them, but I want to prove it to myself."

Jenny's Self-Taught Mind and Body Transformation

Why Nasya is No Longer an Emotional Eater

"I sat around wallowing in food with 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."

Why Nasya is No Longer an Emotional Eater

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. 

Emilie's Journey to Health and Happiness

Her Marita Reclaimed Her Health After an Ankle Injury

"One of the hardest things I've ever done [has been] posting my weight in a public place," Marita shared. "I started using PumpUp because I wanted to get out of my comfort zone."

Her Marita Reclaimed Her Health After an Ankle Injury

How Brenda Became Her Most Confident Self

"I would eat the same things every day [...and] I didn't know which workouts to do other than run. People around me weren't into fitness and health, so it was very difficult for me to get motivated."

How Brenda Became Her Most Confident Self

Here's what motivated Desiree to lose 100 lbs

In December 2014, Desiree dealt with severe depression and stress. She was afflicted by hypothyroidism, a hormonal condition that can slow down a person's metabolism, making it difficult to lose weight. "On most days, I just laid in bed, hating myself," she confessed. "I hated looking at who I was in the mirror. I was tired because of all of the extra weight I had to move on a daily basis to do ordinary tasks."

Here's what motivated Desiree to lose 100 lbs

Marissa's Journey to Greater Self-Confidence

Fast food used to be Marissa's ultimate vice. The more she consumed it, the heavier she became. "I gained 40 pounds in two years," she recalled. "I didn't go to the gym at all either. [Somebody on YouTube] mentioned PumpUp. I decided to check it out and fell in love." 

Marissa's Journey to Greater Self-Confidence