In recent years, the developed world has been facing an obesity epidemic, mainly due to an increase in fast food, rising prices for fresh and healthy eating, and busy lifestyles and jobs leading to less time spent exercising. This is especially true in the US, where statistics estimate that nearly 75% of American men and 60% of American women are obese. Lexi Reed from Terre Haute, Indiana, fell into this bracket, as did her husband, Danny. Together, they decided enough was enough and embarked on an incredible fitness and healthy eating program that completely transformed their lives. Not only did they exceed their weight-loss goals but they also found international fame. This couple’s story of determination, hard work, and dedication shows that anything is possible if you set goals and strive to achieve them – and together, they have motivated and inspired countless people around the world to follow in their footsteps and turn their lives around for the better. Read on for this incredible story in full.
A Heavy Start to Life
From a young age, Reed had struggled with her weight. She had always been physically more significant than average and self-conscious about it – but no matter how hard she tried, she was unable to shed the excess pounds.
By the time she was just 25 years old, she had weighed 392 pounds. Feeling as though her obesity was impacting her personal and professional life – as well as her health – Lexi was extremely unhappy. Enough was enough.