Giving Something Up To Get So Much More

Late this afternoon when my son shared this video with me, it motivated me so much that despite having an evening appt., I grabbed my dog and took him on a one hour walk.

Back in 2005, Matt Hoover became the 2nd season winner on the TV show “Biggest Loser”. He lost 157 pounds in nine months to win that title.

After he left that show, he gained back some of the weight he had lost, however, he says that being on the “Biggest Loser” turned him into an athlete.

This video shows that whatever your goal is, more than likely it will take sacrifice. Something will have to be given up for the sake of something else.

I hope that watching “Ironman” Matt, (who once weighed in at 339 pounds), accomplish this feat will inspire you to continue to strive for your own goals… with gusto!

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4 Responses to “Giving Something Up To Get So Much More”

  1. Sharon says:

    What a fantastic story! That is one day he will never forget. Matt and his family are an inspiration to all.

  2. augustine gayle says:

    That shows us all what determination and a strong will power can make one achieve. I lift my hat to him and his family who supported him all the way. Very inspiring story on what one can achieve with great endurance.

  3. Duane D says:

    Praise GOD!!!! We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us. What a great inspiring story of seeming impossibilities.Truly an encouragement to me personally.Thanks Matt Stay encouraged and God Bless in all of your endeavors.

  4. Masayo says:

    Thank you for sharing this video. It is very much inspiring and encouraging story. Matt is right about what you can do. Human mind can lift anything with determination, discipline, love & encouragement. We shall not lose Hope & Dream.

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