Lucy-Jo Hudson has stunned fans with her weight loss since she first appeared on screens as Katy Harris on Coronation Street.
The 38-year-old actress, currently starring in Hollyoaks, made her soap debut in 2002.
But how did Lucy-Jo achieve her weight loss over the years?
While at Corrie, the actress found herself at the center of one of the most talked about storylines in the series.
Her character entered into a relationship with Martin Platt, 20 years her senior.
Katy then killed her father after convincing her to abort Martin’s child.
Lucy-Jo Hudson’s Weight Loss Journey
But it was Lucy-Jo’s impressive weight loss that really caught the attention of fans.
The actress has always been fit and healthy, having previously trained as a professional dancer.
However, she decided to shed the pounds ahead of her wedding to Corrie co-star Alan Halsall.
The couple began their romance in 2002 before tying the knot in 2009.
In the run-up to her wedding day, Lucy has made it her business to lose weight.
Then she said that Daily mail: “I lost weight because every bride wants to be her best, so I started taking more care of my health. I also started exercising and kind of kept it up.
I lost weight because every bride wants to do her best
“Cardio never seemed to work for me, but now I do a lot more resistance training, with weights, squats, and lunges. I think the more muscle you have, the more fat you burn. “
As a result, Lucy-Jo switched from size 14 to size 8 – and lost an incredible two stones!
And it wasn’t without some changes to her diet.
What did Lucy-Jo eat to lose weight?
Lucy-Jo changed her eating habits by mainly eating “fabric and ready-made meals”.
She also admitted to snacking on the job.
Instead, the actress now opts for smaller, lighter meals.
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She explained: “Now I eat little and often instead of large meals. I’ll have six small meals a day just to keep my metabolism going. “
However, Lucy-Jo does not do without sweet treats and chocolate.
The star continued, “I’m not depriving myself – I love chocolate, so I have a little bit of it every day. It also helps not to be a big drinker because if I were to drink a lot I would be bigger. “
How did Lucy-Jo maintain her weight loss?
While Lucy-Jo did wonders to change her figure, she also managed to keep the weight off.
The star looked just as incredible after giving birth to their daughter Sienna-Rae in 2013.
After her split from Alan in 2018, she also reportedly hired a personal trainer to help out with a series of intense workouts.
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A source said at the time The mirror: “She was afraid that her diet and fitness would deteriorate after the breakdown of her marriage and decided to enlist the help of a personal trainer to keep her mind and body healthy.”
Lucy-Jo has since welcomed a son with partner Lewis Devine.
The actress was born in February 2020 and often shows off her body on Instagram after giving birth.
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