Jillian Michaels Shares Throwback Photo From When She Struggled With Her Weight
While fitness guru Jillian Michaels is still getting backlash for her controversial comments on popular music star Lizzo, she’s clearly moving on and maintaining her message of health and wellness.
The former Biggest Loser trainer has always been open about her own challenges over the years when it comes to weight and eating healthy. She recently posted some pics on Instagram to illustrate the progress she’s made along the way, hoping to inspire others in their weight-loss journey.
After Michaels’ BuzzFeed News interview made headlines for her comments about Lizzo’s weight possibly endangering her health, the celebrity trainer later took to social media to clarify her message on the topic. “As I’ve stated repeatedly, we are all beautiful, worthy, and equally deserving,” she tweeted. “I also feel strongly that we love ourselves enough to acknowledge there are serious health consequences that come with obesity – heart disease, diabetes, cancer to name only a few. I would never wish these for ANYONE and I would hope we prioritize our health because we LOVE ourselves and our bodies.”
Michaels has always preached on health rather than weight itself, eschewing crash diets and supposedly ‘miraculous’ meal plans that promise an overnight weight loss.
“Stop turning to fad diets and use common sense. This is where so many people go wrong, from cutting out all carbs to eating only fat-free foods to fasting,” she said in 2013, according to USA Today. “It’s all bull crap, and not only is it bull crap, but it harms ...
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