Losing weight and getting fit is as much a psychological challenge as it is a physical one. You can have all the intentions in the world to stick to your diet and exercise plan, but as soon as your mind wavers, you can find yourself right back at step one. And someone who's experienced the struggle of this is year-old Charlotte Mears from Buckinghamshire, who has been Instagramming her health and fitness journey over the past few years. Inspired by fitness accounts on Instagram, she began following a much healthier diet using Slimming World as a guide, and gradually introduced exercise into her daily life. Now, roughly two years later, she's managed to shed five-and-a-half stone, currently weighing 9 stone 1.
Danielle Lloyd and Charlotte Mears share a picnic in Soho Square London, England - 06.04.07
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Health and fitness Instagrammer shares the simple way she motivated herself to lose 5 stone
Growing up Charlotte Mears, 27, was always slender and worked out regularly, but, as her social life expanded in her early twenties, so did her waistline. A former gym bunny who ballooned to a size 18 when she became a social butterfly has shed a whopping five stone. The office worker from Buckinghamshire started skipping the the gym in favour of restaurant dinners or takeaways with friends.
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