Dad, 40, Shows Off Ripped Physique After Losing Almost 7 Stone In 150 Days

As the weather starts to heat up and summer approaches, you may be thinking about trying to tone up and get that beach body ready.

But if you're looking for some motivation to push you through those gruelling gym sessions, look no further than Jeremiah Peterson, who lost 92lbs in just 150 days, and is now rocking bulging muscles and rock hard abs.

The 40-year-old from Montana, in the United States, started his health kick a couple of years ago after going on a hiking trip with his family, weighing a hefty 290lbs.

Since shifting the weight, the dad explained: "I looked at myself in the mirror and thought about my family, my responsibilities and how I would be 40 in less than a year.

"I knew I HAD to make some serious changes in my life."

The 40-year-old decided to get fit after feeling out of breath during a family hiking trip. Credit: Jeremiah Peterson
The 40-year-old decided to get fit after feeling out of breath during a family hiking trip. Credit: Jeremiah Peterson

And change it he has, sharing the incredible results to his Instagram account. In the heartfelt posts, Jeremiah explained that it was his family who inspired him to make the change.

He wrote on his website: "I want to get into shape because I don't have enough energy to be productive at work.

"I want to be productive at work because it's important to provide for my family. I want to provide for my family because being a great parent is rewarding. I want to be an amazing parent because I believe it's part of leading a good life."

The fitness fanatic then encouraged others, who may have found themselves in a similar situation to him back in 2017, to find their reason to be more active and get rid of the bad habits they have picked up along the way.

Jeremiah said he was inspired by his family to lose the weight. Credit: Jeremiah Peterson
Jeremiah said he was inspired by his family to lose the weight. Credit: Jeremiah Peterson

He added: "My family has and always will be my why. Finding your reason why is essential if you want to achieve success in life. If you don't have a strong reason behind your actions you are less likely to get the results.

"Your why will pull you up when you feel like you don't have the strength anymore. Your why will keep you fighting when everyone else thinks you are down for the count.

"I will do this. No matter what! My family is counting on me!"

Jeremiah isn't the only one trying to shift a bit of weight, however. But rather than go through a rigorous fitness regime, American Del Hall vowed to lose a few pounds by drinking nothing but beer for the whole of lent.

Featured Image Credit: Jeremiah Peterson

Dominic Smithers

Dominic graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in French and History. Like you, Dom has often questioned how much use a second language has been. Well, after stints working at the Manchester Evening News, the Accrington Observer and the Macclesfield Express, along with never setting foot in France, he realised the answer is surprisingly little. But I guess, c'est la vie. Contact us at [email protected]

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