10 Inspirational Movies About Losing Weight
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10 Inspirational Movies About Losing Weight That Will Inspire You To Get Fit
Weight loss, ugh. We hate talking about it, don't we? It's a constant thorn in the side. It can be hard, discouraging, and painful. But, it can be uplifting, life changing, and inspiring. That's why wanted to share the 10 most inspirational movies about weight loss.
If you need an extra push or an inspiring example in film, you'll enjoy these classic films. From horror (yes, really!) to comedies, there's something for everyone who needs a gentle reminder.
Lace up your shoes, put your deodorant on, and sit on the couch to watch these movies about weight loss. There's no perfect way to change your lifestyle but let movies help you decide how you'd like to implement change to your diet, fitness, and exercise.
1. G.I. Jane
What more motivation could you want? Demi Moore plays a badass Naval Lieutenant who needs to prove herself to a group of men. Fun! Demi Moore shaved her head and did a one armed push-up. You don't need to buzz your hair off but this movie will novitiate you to lose weight.
2. Super Size Me
Movies about losing weight are few and far between but you'll want to get fit when you watch Morgan Spurlock consume McDonald's super sized meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Super Size Me was an important documentary that brought up questions about corporate responsibility and nutrition. Let this serve as a reminder that we should care about what we put into our mouths and bodies.
3. Run Fatboy Run
Directed by David Schwimmer (Ross from Friends!) Run Fatboy Run tells the tale of Dennis Doyle (Simon Pegg) who commits to running a marathon in hopes to get the love of his life back. Dennis might be trying to woo a woman but in the end, he gets healthier and accomplishes a huge milestone thanks to dedication. Weight loss won't be easy but with the right motivation and mindset, you can get there.
The ultimate boxing movie, Rocky is the perfect movie to motivate you to lose weight. Follow Rocky Balboa try to win a world heavyweight championship. Seeing as it was the highest grossing movie in 1976, it might've inspired a generation of people to lose weight, get fit, and accomplish extreme goals. With an influx of gyms and boxing classes available to the public, it might be time to lace up!
5. Center Stage
Even if you're not a ballerina, Center Stage will motivate you to get out and move! It's important to note that weight loss should be safe and healthy, unlike a certain character in this 2000 film. Additionally, the way you lose weight is a person experience. If you'd rather dance around in leotard to Jamiroquai, then by all means, shake it off.
6. A League of Their Own
Girls, assemble! If anything you'll want to lose weight to slide into home base with Geena Davis. This classic girl-power movie is perfect inspiration to get active. The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was a real professional baseball league that garnered large attendance at games and pioneered women in sports. As women, it's an important reminder to do exactly what you want, when you want!
7. Blue Crush
The ultimate surf movie, Blue Crush will get you in shape. Anne Marie is training to compete in the ultimate surf competition on the North Shore of Hawaii and you'll want to be right there with her. From early morning runs on the beach to an intense underwater rock-moving scene, get your swimsuit out. Regardless of "swim-suit season" perceptions, you'll love this movie and the message it sends; hard work does pay off.
Louis Zamperini was on of the most impressive Americans maybe, ever. His story is incredible and deserved a film adaptation. It's an important film to watch, historically speaking, but it will eliminate any excuse you might have about working out today. And yes, it's a movie about weight loss, but not in the way you'd want to emulate. You will find inspiration in his story and perseverance that will translate to your own weight loss journey.
9. You're Next
You might be thinking, "huh?" but hear me out! This movie is not only a really great horror movie but it will definitely make you want to be in tip-top shape. If you had to fight off a creepy murder with booby traps and tactical skills, you'd want to be in good shape. The same can be said for a zombie apocalypse or alien invasion. So, if you're looking for motivation, pretend someone is chasing you on that treadmill.
10. She's The Man
If you have to keep up with little kids or your significant other, She's The Man will help you! And even if you're not pretending to be your male brother in a modern twist on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, you'll still be entertained. Watching Amanda Bynes play with male soccer players will help you realize that you, too, can keep up with the best of them.
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