If you’re wondering wether it is worth investing in better health and fitness then you’ll want to read this article for some extra motivation. Many of us know we need to improve our health and fitness but need that extra motivational reasons to get on with their plan to improve their health and fitness, wether it be through just weight loss or also improving our fitness aswell.
6 Celebrities Who Have Improved Their Lives Through Health and Fitness
Dwayne Johnson (aka The Rock) –
Born May 02, 1972, Dwayne found himself excelling in sports at high school. Later became bodybuilder & Pro Wrestler before turning to acting and starring in Hollywood Blockbuster Movies.
His movies include “The Mummy Returns“, “Tooth Fairy“, “Rampage“, “San Andreas“, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle“, “Jumanji: The Next Level“, and many more including “Red Notice” released in 2021. (Source : Wikipedia )
Following his rise to fame as an actor and businessman Dwayne Johnson’s Net worth is estimated at $320 Million with an annual salary of $89.4 Million (June 02 2018 – June 02 2019) [Source : Sportskeeda ]
Where would Hollywood Legend Arnold Schwartzenegger be with his heatlh and fitness?
Broke, Austrian born bodybuilder moved to the US, achieved Mr Universe status and became the Hollywood legend from blockbusters like “Conan the Barbarian“, “Commando“, “Terminator“, “Predator” et al and now Politics!, Time magazine named Schwarzenegger one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2004 and 2007 (Wikipedia)
Yet another “Unknown bodybuilder” until spotted accepted the role of Bond Legend 007! Like many has experienced stratospheric success from his health and fitness, physique and focus on getting the right results.
Movies Include : “Highlander“, “Dr.No”, “Never Say Never Again“, “The Name of the Rose”, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”,”The Hunt for Red October”, “The Rock” and “Entrapment” with Katherine Zeta Jones. [Source: Wikipedia ]
In 1987, he was made a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters in France, and he received the US Kennedy Center Honors lifetime achievement award in 1999. Connery was knighted in the 2000 New Year Honours for services to film drama. [Source: Wikipedia]
And it’s not just sports people who are making a success of their lives through engaging in health and fitness. Rebel Wilson and Dawn French are 2 great examples of successful people who have gained more fame through losing weight….
Rebel Wilson’s Reasons to Lose Weight.
Born 2 March 1980, Rebel Wilson is an Australian actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer. In 2012, Rebel appeared in the comedy films : “What to Expect when You’re Expecting“, “Struck By Lightning” and “Bachelorette”. [Source: Wikipedia ]
International movie fame includes her role as “Fat Amy” in the musical comedy “Pitch Perfect” and has since gone on to lose a substantial amount of weight.
“The Pitch Perfect star lost almost 80 pounds, reached her goal weight, and is now focusing on “maintenance” according to Womens Health.
“Before I was probably eating 3,000 calories most days, and because they were normally carbs, I would still be hungry,” she said. “So, I’ve really changed to eating a high-protein diet, which is challenging because I didn’t used to eat a lot of meat. I eat fish, salmon, and chicken breast.”
Many actors and actresses have found that losing weight and getting that toned, fit and healthy body brings new opportunities into their careers which also include high end modelling, TV and radio presenting, product promotions which can result in $Millions in commissions, higher profile social media accounts with “influencer” potential for additional marketing and income potential.
Not that Amanda Holden needed to a reason to lose weight. While the lovely actress and presenter Amanda Holden, has no weight issues, she does regularly work out to maintain her physique.
Amanda’s career started as a contestant on TV show “Blind Date” in 1991. Her career lept forward with her role in “Wild at Heart” and more recently as a Judge on “Britains Got Talent“. Amanda is currently also presenter on Heart FM radio.
IN 2022 Amanda’s net worth was $7 Million.
Just 1 more example of how healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle can reward you personally AND professionally.
British actress, comedian, presenter and writer, Dawn French is known for writing and starring on the BBC comedy sketch show French and Saunders with her best friend and comedy partner, Jennifer Saunders, and played the lead role as Geraldine Granger in the BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley. [Source : Wikipedia]
Now, while Dawn actually built her career while being overweight, she had one Great advantage – her MASSIVE personality and cheery demeanor which gave her massive presence on stage.
She is a bubbly character loved by many and has since gone on to lose 7 Stone increasing her popularity even further.
In a press interview, the star revealed she based her new diet on low-calorie meals and started exercising regularly. [Daily Express]
Just 6 examples of how focus on a sport and health can lead to great health and public greatness – be it in industry, commerce or entertainment! While Dwayne, Arnie, Sean and Amanda had no reasons to lose weight, they are proof of what can become of you if you live a fit and healthy life.
Unlike sportspeople, overweight and obese people are prone to victimisation from their peers & employers receiving lower wages and loss of promotion. If you’re looking for work, the situation is much harder as employers make ‘excuses’ NOT to employ you. While this ‘victimisation’ is frowned upon and prohibited, it still happens. The Big Question is ….“What are you going to do about it?”
Is it time to Improve Your Health and Fitness?
Your personal and professional life are connected to your health. Good health can improve your personal life -relationships and fertility, mental health and financial health.
You owe it to yourself and your family to be the best you can – for their sake, if not yours.
Health and fitness can be achieved relatively easily with the right approach and program. Wether you need to lose 10lb, 60lbs or 100lbs, weight loss and a healthier future is yours for the taking – you just need to take action for a better you. If you need any motivation – here are 12 reasons to lose weight.
There are many weight loss plans and programs on the market – not all of them are truly viable for most people.
How to Lose Weight Quickly and Safely? Here’s 5 Top Tips for Fast and Effective Weight Loss..
- Diet. First and foremost you need you reset your diet. Reduce your carbohydrate intake by 75-90%. Carbs are the biggest cause of weight gain – especially wheat and sugars.
- Eat More Citrus Fruits and Low Sugar Fruits and Vegetables
- Avoid Packaged Foods
- Stop drinking Soda’s – they’re loaded with sugar and sugar based products.
- Avoid pre-packaged so called Health Food Snacks – Protein bars etc are loaded with sugars and their derivatives in a guise to keep you consuming them as “Healthy”.
- Engage in H.I.I.T Workout 3 times a week
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