HEALTH KICK: Staci Baldwin was inspired to slim down by fat cats and dogs Staci Baldwin struggled with her size as a kid and by the age of eight, her weight was already spiralling out of control.Through teenage years Staci would opt for takeaways and high-calorie meals, admitting that she “hated” vegetables and gorged on chocolate to satisfy her sweet tooth.It wasn’t long until she ballooned to 15st 2lbs but after landing her dream job as a veterinary nurse, Staci knew it was time to slim down.She said: “When I was young I didn’t even think of calories, I ate what I wanted and as I got older it didn’t matter what anyone said.”
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Staci started developing weight loss clinics for the pets at work, but as she watched dogs and cats slim down thanks to diet and exercise she began to question her own eating habits. “I was so tired and lazy, it’s not a nice feeling” Staci Baldwin She explained: “Seeing quality of life improve for the animals that I work with has been a real motivation for me to achieve my personal goals.“I was dishing out all this health advice to pets and I suddenly thought: ‘Why don’t I do this myself?’“I had a knowledge of what I should be eating because we’re the same – the same rules apply for me and my body as they do the pets I work with at my clinics.” ANIMAL LOVER: Staci was inspired to slim after landing her dream job as a vet After shunning takeaways and chocolate, the stunning brunette managed to drop nearly 6.5st in just nine months – although her fitness journey has been going for five years.Staci managed to reform her bad eating habits, swapping unhealthy foods for much healthier alternatives and high-protein meals from Musclefood.com.And she resolved to get fit, starting with just 10 minutes a day on the treadmill at home and working her way up to exercising six days a week.The newfound fitness fan became hooked on working out and took things to a new level earlier this year when she began competing as a power lifter. GYM BUNNY: Staci has even taken up power lifting
She said: “When I was at my heaviest I would never have had the confidence to lead the life I have now.“I wouldn’t try new things. I’d be afraid to step foot in a gym.“Now I’m doing all the things I’ve always wanted to, I’m even powerlifting. I love training at the gym, it’s a part of my life now.”The animal lover has transformed her physique by going from a size 20 a slimline size 8 and now she weighs in at 8st 9lbs. FITNESS FAN: Staci dropped more than 6st in just nine months Related videos