If you’re looking for a little inspiration for your New Year’s resolution to drop some weight, you might consider seeing which of your favorite celebrities succeeded last year. No matter who you are, losing weight can be a tough challenge that takes a lot of determination. See which diets worked for them, and read why it was all worth it in the end!
We’re particularly happy to see several successful older men choosing to shed some pounds. Jason Alexander, Ricky Gervais and John Goodman all have reputations as big funny guys, but the health consequences of being overweight are no joke.
Some of these stars have struggled with their weight for all their lives and for others it’s a more recent issue, but they all look better at the start of 2011 than they did at the end of 2009.