Former Miss Universe and TV personality Shanna Moakler recently showed off her incredible weight loss photos on Instagram. In her caption, the model also revealed how she managed to shed the pounds.
Moakler shared two pictures of herself standing in the same pose. On the left was her pre-weight loss image. In both pics, the former Miss Universe wore a red v-neck t-shirt — which she had tied up under her bustline to show off her midsection — and black capri-length workout leggings. In both images, she wore her blond hair tied back and she stood with one hand holding her phone while she held her other arm out and bent at an almost 90-degree angle. In the left-side snap, Moakler appeared to weigh more, as she had a visible muffin top over the waistline of her pants. In the right photo, she was significantly slimmer and had more definition in her legs and midsection, as well as no muffin top.
In the caption, the model explained she had been working out a lot but not seeing the results she wanted to see. She blamed her lack of progress on a hormone treatment that she said led to a 40-pound weight gain. She also said she ate poorly due to being in a toxic relationship. Overall, she explained her weight loss did not come easy nor did it occur overnight. Instead, it took a coordinated effort with her doctor, a nutritionist, and a workout plan — plus plenty of time over the past two years — to achieve the results of the right picture. She said she left her unempowering relationship as well.
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Ok ignore how absolutely awful I look in these photos ???? but I wanted to post my progress over a year, now I know people are gonna say you look fine on the photo on the left ( and that’s sweet) I hid my weight pretty well but I wasn’t fine, I was super unhappy, miserable and I was working out like an animal with no results for a couple reasons...1) I had a doctor lie to me and give me hormones I didn’t need which made me gain 40lbs ( this is common as the more they sell the more bonuses they get, like trips to Hawaii!) 2) even though I was working out I ate like shit because I was in a completely unhealthy relationship...I first had my mommy make over with @drleifrogers this was to fix my muscles which was probably the best thing I ever did in my life!! I am so grateful for him and his staff! And if you have had c sections or recti diastassis from babies look into it! My YouTube video on my journey is on my link tree in bio! 3)! I started working with @davidallennutrition who finally got the hormones out of my system and got me eating properly, he custom makes plans to your bloodwork!! It’s epic! I stopped eating for emotional pleasure and started eating to fuel my body. I also started using @bombshell_news workouts and conquered my fear of weights... and finally got out of a relationship that didn’t empower me. There was no easy fix, there was no overnight plan... but i had an awesome team and I now just work out daily, I still eat healthy but allow myself some good stuff and I’ve learned soooo much from the whole experience the last two years! I hear from moms and newly divorced women everyday who are in the thick of things and I wanted to show if I can do it, I know you can too! ❤️????????⚓️????????
More than 10,500 Instagram users hit the “like” button to support her significant weight loss reveal. At least 535 people took the time to leave a message for the former beauty queen, praising her work or asking her a question about how she achieved her goal.
“Oh, thank you!! I didn’t know there was a way to fix the muscle. My second is almost 2, and I still feel like I look 6 months pregnant. Literally, muscles obliterated,” wrote one follower, who was happy to learn more details about how Moakler fixed the damage to her stomach muscles from pregnancy.
“You’re a bada**, Shanna! You have SO much strength and bring inspiration to many. There are very few women like you,” a second fan praised.
“Straight amazing!! You look 110% now,” declared a third devotee.
“You look great! It’s not easy but so important to find YOUR happiness!” a fourth Instagram user gushed.