Thursday, 16 May 2013
Mo'Nique sheds 80 pounds
At her peak she was tipping the scales at 300 pounds.
But there is Precious little left of Oscar-winning actress Mo'Nique after she took up a gruelling exercise regime to fight the flab.
The 45-year-old has shed 80 pounds since she starting performing her exhausting workouts.
She said she now weighs 218 pounds after 'tipping 300' when she starred in the 1999 sitcom The Parkers, adding 'My goal is between 190 and 200'
The actress added: 'I am the best Mo'Nique I've ever been in my life right now, and I still have a ways to go. But I feel amazing.
The rotund actress has been documenting her daily workouts in pictures on Twitter, and writing inspirational messages in hopes that others will join her.
On Wednesday she tweeted: 'We can always get a quick fix. However what will be the long term effects. Do it naturally, benefits . . . PRICELESS.'
The canny star mixes up her workouts, with weights, running, yoga, and basketball just some of the activities she pursues.
Impressively, she also tells her fans she takes a minimum of 10,000 steps and does 50 sit-ups in a single day.