In 2008, Sam Rouen won the third series of " The Biggest Loser ", a reality TV show that confronts contestants with overweight ] to see who can lose the highest percentage of body weight for a cash prize.
At only 19 years old, Sam weighed 154 kg when the show began, and at the end of the program there was lost 71 kg . Now that he is 29 years old and a fireman, it is clear that he has maintained his good habits since his appearance on the program after publishing an article that reflects the period of 10 years of his incredible transformation . "I was not sure if I was going to write this publication," he said. "However, it's 10 years. So many things have happened, good, bad, … All I know is that I have some incredible people in my life and I am unconditionally grateful for that. "
By sharing a before and after photo of Chubby teenager in the program and as a toned firefighter, is completely unrecognizable compared to his previous self. Sam found love and appeared as a model in the firefighters calendar, and is dedicated to his style of healthy life and regime of training.
Take a look at his photos of spectacular progress:
"I am addicted to train, I definitely love running and training with my brother. I do some sport to keep myself in shape and also train in the gym, "he told the Australian newspaper, The Daily Telegraph.
However, despite of his chiseled body, he still has some anxiety accumulated for a long time during his overweight. "I'm still extremely aware of myself," he says. "I still do not like to take off my shirt, even on the beach."
On the television show
After the program
The story of Sam is very inspiring and shows what can be done with hard work and dedication to lead a healthy life
Having achieved his goal of becoming a firefighter and looking fantastic in the process, Sam believes that "he can be at his lowest point and, with a little hard work and persistence, can turn him around and fulfill his dreams. "
Now he has fulfilled his dream of being a fireman
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Despite his physique, he remains aware of his past
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