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140 Pounds Lighter, Disabled War Veteran Becomes a Runner

Think you're having a tough time sticking with your healthy habits? Imagine how Arthur felt: The war veteran was 140 pounds overweight and dealing with physical disabilities when he decided to become a runner.
Arthur's transformation is inspiring and impressive, but he didn't get there overnight. Find out how others have achieved success against all odds. Read our best success stories and get motivated now. 
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  • WTG Arthur! You are AWESOME! You need to be teaching other people! I've lost 12 lbs. his month. Yeah for me! Have a Marvelous & Blessed Monday! - 11/30/2015 11:19:21 AM
  • The wrestler, Diamond Dallas Page found Yoga to be his answer to all of his health issues, so I'm thrilled to see this helped Arthur get his life back.
    Rodney Yee has wonderful DVDs on Yoga, as he is a BKS Iyengar Master Instructor. You can find them on YouTube. - 11/23/2015 11:08:36 AM
  • This is one of the most awesomely amazing success stories I have heard. I was beyond touched. I don't even know how to express the obstacles this Vet overcame and went onto to success. You are a shining example. - 11/4/2015 1:48:20 PM
  • The presentation of this video was done very well. It's one of the most inspirational videos I seen related to weight lost. - 11/4/2015 11:08:38 AM
  • I love this video. Every time I watch it , it brings tears of joy to my eyes. Go Arthur!!!! - 8/27/2015 10:46:43 AM
  • This was so inspiring!!! You think you have obstacles until you hear someone else's story. Thank you for sharing. How wonderful! - 8/25/2015 9:13:27 AM
  • KKERR63
    makes me tear up thinking about how much happier life must being knowing you beat the odds and took back YOUR life! - 7/2/2015 3:39:13 AM
  • This made me cry. It's amazing what determination, hard work and having someone believe in you can help you accomplish. - 5/22/2015 8:57:51 AM
  • Very inspirational and helpful. Thanks for sharing. Congratulations on your success. - 5/20/2015 10:59:29 AM
  • Thank u so much for sharing your story. It made me cry. I can see my husband in u and I want to help him but unsure how. Thank u for giving hope to so many people. - 5/2/2015 1:12:59 PM
  • I am speechless' Thank you soooo much for posting this. It makes me believe that anything is possible. I don't have a physical handicap but a mental one, severe depression. It has made me loose hope and the will to try. Like you I have given up. I will save your video and share it with others. God has blessed you. You are an inspiration. - 5/2/2015 11:17:05 AM
  • Arthur if you see my message, please contact me. My daughter would like to interview you for her blog Sweettartbeauty. com. Due to an undiagnosed illiness, she has been in a wheel chair for the last 4 years. She is afraid to try. I believe you could help - 5/2/2015 9:02:50 AM
  • Wow! - 4/20/2015 6:10:15 PM
  • My gosh, you're story is truly truly inspirational, what an inspiration you are. You proved the doctors wrong. You are amazing. Thank you for sharing - 3/10/2015 10:35:18 AM
  • BEERAD1990
    I think I found my hero! Thank you for serving and thank you for showing what is possible when you put your mind to it! - 3/1/2015 7:31:27 PM