McKenzie Colf struggled with depression and was on medication before following the CICO diet with some weightlifting and running which resulted in losing 100 pounds in a year. Women's Health has the story...
Aged only 13, Shahrzad Rafati, decided she would one day build a global business. Fast forward to today and Shahrzad is the founder and boss of internet video technology firm BroadbandTV (BBTV) decided. BBC News has the story..
The coronavirus pandemic has hit businesses hard, leading to sweeping numbers of redundancies and millions of workers being furloughed. Despite the downturn, some people have decided to take the brave step of starting a business. BBC News has a feature on four women who made something of their lockdown experience..
Jules Miller said she became so ill that she had internal bleeding, this was one part of the journey that ended up founding the dietary supplements form, 'The Nue Co.' You can read more at BBC News...
Penny Streeter, 52, is a managing director and lives in Cape Town and West Sussex, with husband Nick, 65, who works for the family business. After becoming homeless when she lost her job and her first marriage broke down, Penny reveals how she turned her life around to become a successful businesswoman worth £208million. The Sun has the story on this one...
After spending 12 years working within the corporations, Shontay Lundy took some risks and not only quit her job but created the 'Black Girl Sunscreen' brand. You can read more in Women's World...
A YouTuber who lost 8st through extreme fasting says people don't believe the photo on her ID card is real because of how much weight she lost. Rachel Sharp-Olsen felt ashamed after a two mile hike with her boyfriend left her out of breath. You can read Rachel's story in The Sun...
Dean Shaw and Danny Conroy, from Bradford, West Yorkshire, set up Tradie Giveaways during lockdown and are hoping to give away bigger and better prizes as the company grows.
The pair host a variety of competitions through the site, giving tradies the chance to win the likes of Makita 10 piece kits, DeWalt bluetooth & DAB radios and Festool circular saws - all they have to do is buy a ticket to be in it to win it. You can read more over at LADBible!
During the summer of 2019, Ben Snyder decided he wanted to do more of something most people hate: public speaking. As a product analyst for Under Armour, Snyder often attends technology conferences where he sees presentations from experts and thought leaders in his industry. Before long, he wanted to be the one on stage, representing his company and his years of experience. myfitnesspal.com has the story!
Apprentice start and vice-chairperson of West Ham United, Karren Brady gives her advice to a woman in her 40s who wants a career change but doesn't know where to start and is full of self-doubt. You can read more in the Sun..
In the midst of enjoying the party lifestyle and then losing £60,000 won through gambling, Josh Lock was losing track of his life. You can read about Josh's turnaround in life with LADBilble...
Elena Green wanted her confidence back, wanted the energy to play with her babies and just wanted to be free! You can read the rest over on Women's Health!
There’s no age limit on beginning to prioritise your health and well-being. For Joan MacDonald, motivation to strengthen her body came two years ago - when she was over 70.
Now at 74 years old, Joan has gone viral for her incredible fitness journey, amassing a following of more than 800,000 fans on Instagram. On her page, her bio has a single simple phrase: “You can’t turn back the clock but you can wind it up again.” Women's Health has the story!
A 28-year-old former pizza delivery boy has become one of the UK's wealthiest young entrepreneurs after agreeing a deal which valued his business at over £1bn. Ben Francis was a 19-year-old student when he founded Gymshark, a fitness clothing brand, from his parents' garage in 2011. You can read more over at Sky News...
On World Mental Health Day the BBC newsreader wrote: "Big shout-out to Clinton McKenzie who has kept me going this past year" and now the BBC star says the former champion helped turn his life around. Newsreader Huw Edwards says depression saw his weight balloon to 16-and-a-half stone - but boxing got him fighting fit again. The Mirror has more!
As the UK's number one ranked CrossFit competitor, Zack George knows a thing or two about hitting the gym! George is widely regarded as Britain's fittest man, and is currently in training for the upcoming Games. In the run up to his next competition, George has shared his advice to help you get in the shape of your life - both physically and mentally. Joe.co.uk has the story!
Danielle Hioshia, 26, from New Jersey, couldn't fit in an 'ordinary chair' and was pre-diabetic, so she lost 150lbs! The Daily Star has the story!
Liv Conlon started out with just £300 she'd saved up from the money she was given for doing chores at home, now her mum works for her and her firm's making more than a million a year! You can read more in The Mirror!
Teenager Tyler Ball had a mission - his father had told him he was only allowed to quit studies if he had a £100,000 in the bank first.
But after inspiration struck, his dad was left eating his words as Tyler, now 20, pulled in half a million pounds in a month selling a male-grooming product.
You can read more in The Mirror!
Matteo Ferrari - Teo for short - and Nick Croft-Simon were working part time at the White Rabbit pub in Oxford when they came up with the idea that's set to make £3.5million this year. The Mirror has the story!
When her marriage broke up and her dog died within the same fortnight Michaela Morgan had to make some changes. Now she runs her own (highly lucrative) digital art business, Mimo Arts. You can read more on Wales Online...
Sophia Ellis suffered from anorexia and bulimia, but has since gone on to become a powerlifting champion. The 24-year-old spent most of her university years suffering from a variety of eating disorders which she has now overcome. Joe.co.uk has more on the story!
A decade ago, no one had heard of Jamie Vardy, but from the Conference to the Premier League, Vardy is one of the most prolific strikers in the Premier League, winning the Golden Boot and enjoying another epic season. The Sun has the story on his ride to the top..
Now is a pretty good time for a career pep talk! Words of wisdom from a GP, a creative director to a kickass businesswoman, there are plenty of tips from the best in the business. The Sun has more...
Jordan Henderson has captained Liverpool to the title and been named the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year, but it was always so straight forward for England ace. Sky Sports has the story...
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