97 Unbelievable Before & After Fitness Transformations Show How Long It Took People To Get In Shape
A couple of years ago, at the height of the notorious 'dad bod' craze, people started to realize that Drake was ripped. He had been training for over three years, but the world only noticed when his Instagram page suddenly started heating up. Of course, like most other things, Drake has turned into a trend, and his followers flocked to gyms around the world on a body transformation quest to get 'swoll' like Champagne Papi.
Now, this is not to say that everyone who takes the benefits of exercise seriously these days is doing it because of Drake, but it's clear that 'making gains' is back in style, and people are going from skinny to shredded faster than half of us can blink. If it's done right, building muscle mass can actually give a lot of health benefits - prolong your lifespan and improve cardiovascular and bone health - as well as increase your chances of people sliding in the DM. Faster isn't always better, though. Each person inherits different strengths and weaknesses from the gene pool, so it's important to take your time and found out what gym workout is best for your unique body. To dispel that last little thought in your head, no - steroids are never a good option unless you want to add the increased risk of heart disease and stroke to your exercise routine.
Here at Bored Panda, we decided to compile a list of people who bulked up big-time and barely look like the same people in their 'before' photos, from women fitness maniacs to guys who have managed to get ripped using no exercise equipment at all. We've also included the timespan of their progress, but keep in mind that everyone builds at a different pace!
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2 Years Progress
3 Years Of Transformation
Poor girl ...love to see she start eating and feeling stronger 🤘
6 Months, 24 Years Old, From 137lbs To 160lbs
4 Years And 40 Pound Difference
After Having 3 Surgeries, I Finally Got Back To Doing What I Love... Back In The Gym And Playing Football. One Month Apart
Congrats and props to you sir. Life with a stoma is HARD. And you are kicking ass. You are an inspiration, thank you for sharing xx
4.5 Month Body Transformation
Please stop telling people they can achieve this result in such a short amount of time, unless you want to suggest the use of illegal (and dangerous) stuff. This will demotivate anyone that will try to improve their body when facing the harsh reality: gaining mass in a natural way requires A LOT of time.
From 42 Kg To 53 Kg. When I First Started Working Out I Just Transformed My Obsession For Food Into An Obsession For Fitness And “Living Healthy”
From 100lbs To 140lbs In 2 Years
3 month Transformation Of A Father-Of-Three, 45 Years Old
2 Years And About A 5lb Difference Between Pictures
4 Years Of Lifting
5 Years Transformation
It's is "normal", a 5 year transformation, no one get a transformation in 3 months without drugs or surgery.
1.5 Years Of Lifting, Never Skipping A Workout, Barely Drinking Alcohol And Eating A Ton Of Food
My 6 Month Transformation From 105 To 140 Lbs
Now this is how it's done! I hope he stops here and maintains
1.5 Year Transformation
2 Years Of Training With No Days Off
It must have been very hard for you to do this to keep to get you from where you were to what you are now I am proud of you for doing it Was it hard to do or did you just continue doing it until you Gott where you wanted to get to.
6 Year Transformation. High School Graduation To Now. I Was Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes A Few Months After My Graduation
From 59kg To 78.5kg In 2 Years
I Am 25 Years Old In The Left Photo, Living In London, Working Hard And Partying Harder. On The Right - Me At The Ripe Young Age Of 33
2 Month Transformation
Nope. Pushing his stomach out on the first photo. No beer-bellied man had transversus like that.
5 Years Of Training
1 Year And 3 Months Trasformation
You can gain up to a full cup size by working the pecs and obliques. Firms and enlarges the underlying muscles.
3 Year Transformation
3 Years And 12kg
My 2.5 Year Vegetarian Bodybuilding Progress
From Game Addict To Sponsored Athlete. 8 Years Body Transformation
And it's most certainly showing! Amazing transformation!
4 Years Between These Photos And Nearly A 40 Pound Difference, All Done Vegan
I just started going to the gym to gain some pounds too, while being vegan as well:) thank you for the motivation!
From 60kg To 71kg In 1 Year
4 Month Transformation
Tom Ward, Who Works At Men's Health Magazine, Transformed His Body In 2 Month And Appeared In The Pages Of The Same Magazine
1 Year Progress
5 Year Difference
Chris Mantovani 2 Year Transformation (13-15)
3 Month Transformation
Great transformation. Definitely took more than three months.
2 Years Body Transformation
3 Years Transformation
PERFECTION, like seriously...whole package, face body hair just perfect :-)
3 Years Difference
Well done, I hope you get to where you want to be and are happy
3 Years Of Hard Work
This is way, way too much, and kinda scary. Looks like his muscles are on the outside of his body :/
1 Year Bodybuilding Transformation
4 Month Transformation
Cris Heria Incredible Natural (Calisthenics) Body Transformation
1 Year Bicep Progress, Newbie Gains
Look at the progress in the stomach area! Wow just fabulous!
3 Month Transformation
1.5 Year Into Weight Lifting, A Year Into Healthy Eating, And 3 Months Into Psychotherapy
Week 1 Vs Week 18
1 Year Body Transformation
3 Months Muscle Building
My Several-Year Transformation From A Skinny 145 Lb Teenager To A Working 190 Lb Fitness Model
My 1 Year Body Transformation
Me At 16 And At 23 With About 6 Years Of Lifting In Between
1.5 Year Transformation. From Skinny To Muscular
3 Year Body Transformation
Progress I Have Made In 2 Years
3 Years Into Weightlifting
3 Month Of Hard Work
What a great smile! Someone is pleased with all their hard work! Great job!