Obese mom-of-two drops 100 lbs and transforms her body to become a bodybuilder

Mother-of-two Rachel Krebs has shed 100 pounds thanks to a realization that changed her life forever. 

After giving birth to two of her kids, she weighed a total of 229 pounds with a body mass index of 47.1, putting her in the morbidly obese category of the weighing scale. While she was going about her own business, she found a photo of herself in her friend's wedding where she looked way overweight. 

The 32-year-old then put her foot down and said that enough was enough. She made sure to change her lifestyle and cut off all the processed food and alcohol that were adding to her post-pregnancy bodyweight. Instead, she opted for a more organic and healthy lifestyle, purchasing products from Isagenix which was used to supplement her fitness regimen that included working out three to six times a week. 

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I am just so beyond grateful for all of the amazing people in my life who have been a part of this journey💗 my heart might explode while I’m typing this💓 First and foremost Glory to God🙏👆 Knowing that He has a plan has kept me moving forward on the days I wanted to quit. Next, my family and friends!! My beautiful children and my parents have cheered me on, supported me, babysat my kids, and quite frankly, put up with me during back to back peak weeks🤷🏻‍♀️😬😜 Early mornings and late nights in the gym, piles and piles of meal prep containers🥣. My success would mean nothing without them💗and a special shout out to my girls @colbyhunt86 and @lendinglisa and everyone at the gym who has been a part of my journey and cheered me on!!!😘 And all of my AMAZING co-workers and boss who have been insanely supportive and given me 4 weekends 😬off to pursue my passion 💗 And my coaches deserve a MASSIVE shout out!!! @kofitness_training_grounds , has put together MONTHS of workout programming for me, believed in me when I didn’t believe in myself, kicked my butt in the gym weekly and helped me dial in my nutrition. You have truly taken my physique to the next level and put together 2 epic peak weeks!!! I could not be happier with the package I brought this weekend!!! 💪 @danicolepro with epic posing expertise, suit and styling!!! I LOVE the new Wonder Woman pose!! And the styling tweaks made all the difference🙌🙌 I cannot forget my ENTIRE Isagenix® @isagenix & @isabody family!!!!! There are waaay too many to tag!! But if you read this please feel free to tag yourself 💗 This whole journey truly started with one phone call 4.5 years ago. Thank you does not even begin to express my gratitude for @jolenefisher_healthcoach my friend and first coach who introduced me to Isagenix which has been the backbone of my transformation and my journey!! This community has been there for me through my biggest challenges and most exciting victories!! My Isagenix community truly has become family!! Every comment, every word of support from these people from across the country and across the globe means the world to me!!!💗🙏

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To motivate her, not only did she think of the different activities she could do with her two children as motivation, but also her dream of becoming a regular at figure competitions.

Now, she has dropped to an amazing 129 pounds, with only 16 percent body fat. Rachel also competes in different figure competitions and has never ranked lower than the top 5 since then. Realizing that she's also done quite a good job for herself, she's used her experience to train others in hopes of helping them as well. 

"I wanted to be the mom who could run after her kids and do cartwheels, not stuck in a recliner too tired to do anything."

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That one time in Vegas.... I got my WHOLE self in ONE leg of MY old pants!!😳 Yes, those really are my ACTUAL pants!!!👖 I vividly remember squeezing myself into those size 16’s cause that was the biggest size in the women’s section and I was in denial about being “plus size”. That’s what 95 pounds looks like!💪 What are YOU waiting for???? Get your sexy back or your money back!!💪 #empower #redemption #believe #inspire #rise #mission #momswholift #reinvent #shine #purposedriven #thrive #blessed #thankful #thefitmompreneur #weareisagenix #growth #health #passion #figurecompetitor #npcfigure #isabodychallenge #fitness #isabodyfinalist #togetherwewill #startyourlife #energy

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Her fitness transformation has done wonders not just for the physically active things she does, but also for her mental health. Since then, Rachel has had a boost in confidence and it has helped her in many ways. 

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CAUTION: BODY UNDER CONSTRUCTION 🚧⚠️ . I am officially “in-season” 31 weeks out from my first show of 2018. . What does that mean? That means I am 19 weeks out from my cut. What does that mean? That means I have 19 weeks to work my booty off to build as much muscle as I can. . What does that mean? That means if you think I’m “big” now. And you’re not “into” women with big muscles, you should probably stop following me now🤚🤷🏻‍♀️. #sorrynotsorry This is your one and only warning. 😜 . Positive Vibes Only from this point forward!!✌️💗 I work Super hard to make sure that I ONLY put out positive vibes on social media. Period. IMO, negative vibes are for the news and social media is a tool to pour positivity and light into our world. So do me a favor? If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all. 😬😘 . P.S. that doesn’t just go for me, that goes for everyone on your feed. If you don’t like it, #keepscrolling Let’s make a concentrated effort to make social media a POSITIVE place!!!!💪 . 💗😍 Happy Friday friends!!! May your weekend be blessed!!😘

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"I was so proud of how far I've come, from a place where I was obese and depressed, to feeling like an athlete and someone who is proud to be a role model for my kids. I never could have imagined this transformation, if someone would have told me, I would have laughed."

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