Man Weighed 300 Pounds, Then He Became A Bodybuilding Expert - You Won't Believe His Transformation

Today, Richard Branscum is a 26-year-old bodybuilder who is 245 pounds of solid muscle. A mere eight years ago, however, Branscum weighed a stunning 455 pounds.

His weight gain happened when he was a teenager after his father died. He said, “Looking back on it now I realize that I ate food for comfort when I really missed him.” He topped 456 pounds in his senior year of high school, and the doctor told him to lose weight or he would not live to see his 21st birthday.

Branscum took off all the weight with meal portion control and lots of cardio exercise. Eventually, he lost over 300 pounds and reached a lowest ever weight of 165 pounds. At that point, he began bodybuilding and put on another 80 pounds in muscle.

Check out Branscum’s before and after pictures. It’s hard to believe he’s the same person in the two pics. Best of all, now people come to him for weight loss and fitness advice. He noted, “I never thought people would ask me for health advice, and now on a daily basis I get people asking me to help them lose weight. It’s the best feeling in the world.”

Branscum’s weight loss story is an inspiration to many others working to lose weight or adjust to a healthier lifestyle. He didn’t try fad diets or radical solutions, but just focused on eating smaller portions, eating healthier, and getting lots of exercise.

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