Biggest Loser coach Erica Lugo took to Instagram to share candid images of her physique after dropping 160 kilos and revealed she is having surgical procedure to take away her free pores and skin.
“Real, scary and uncooked transparency put up. Nervous AF as I sort and share,” she captioned two images on Friday, September 4, that confirmed her extra pores and skin and stretch marks on her midriff after she pulled her leggings down over her hips. “I’ve labored actually laborious to lose 160 lbs. I’m pleased with the muscle I’ve constructed and I’m extra proud that I’ve been in a position to hold the load off for five years.”
“This is what I appear to be,” she continued. “Loose pores and skin has been aside of my journey for five years. I’ve all the time been okay with it. It’s been my battle scar, however the extra I start to construct muscle and get leaner I get the extra free pores and skin builds up. No quantity of train or diet will assist the free pores and skin pockets on my hips and abdomen.”
Lugo, who beforehand battle thyroid most cancers, admitted “it wasn’t a simple determination” to schedule the surgical procedure.
“It’s been one thing I’ve researched for years,” she continued. “I’ve been forwards and backwards for years and I’m lastly scheduled Sept 22nd with @athenixbody and I couldn’t be extra nervous, scared however excited!”
She promised her greater than 647,000 followers that she will probably be “monitoring each second of this journey. Just had a pre op name to prep myself for all of the put up op care. 2 weeks till we depart!”
Lugo, who turned a coach on the Biggest Loser earlier this yr, admitted to Us Weekly in July that she struggled along with her physique picture after arriving on the set of the show and telling the wardrobe those who she wouldn’t put on crop tops.
“They had been so welcoming, and so they listened to me,” she instructed Us. “They had been so used to the trainers sporting crop tops on a regular basis that they simply had to change what they gave me and I liked it. … I’m like, ‘I had a child, I weighed 322 kilos, that’s simply not gonna work as a result of I’ve stretch marks and free pores and skin that may hang around, and I simply don’t really feel comfy exhibiting that on nationwide tv.’”
The fitness center proprietor admitted she “acquired plenty of warmth for my body-type being a coach on the show,” however mentioned that 1000’s of ladies reached out about lastly feeling accepted as a measurement eight or 10.
“I’ve acquired cellulite and stretch marks,” Lugo instructed Us. “I’m robust as hell, however it doesn’t make any affect on how superior I can work out and the way robust I’m or how educated I’m about health.”
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