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Eve Rowlands

Strictly star Ola Jordan shares impressive 'before' and 'after' weight loss photos of her husband James

Ola and James Jordan wowed dance fans when they unveiled the months of hard work that led them to a whopping six stone weight loss between them after they changed their lifestyle and trimmed down.

And it seems former Strictly star Ola can't stop admiring her husband's incredible transformation after they trialled and tested their own fitness plan called Dance Shred and changed their diet which helps them shed the pounds.

Posting a picture of James before his three-stone weight loss and after, Ola wrote: "Have to admit James has smashed it - and I can finally stop making jokes about when his baby is due!

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"If you want to have some fun while getting back to the best version of yourself, then check out Dance Shred - our amazing dance fitness plan. You can just do it to learn some of the classic Strictly dances or follow our diet plan if you want to lose some bodyfat too."

This weight loss and new fitness plan came soon after Ola and James, who share two-year-old Ella, had a 'shock' after seeing a picture of themselves posing in the summer of 2022 by a pool in which they had "mum and dad bods".

Posting this picture to her Instagram, Ola wrote: "Hi guys I wasn’t going to post this picture but I’ve decided to because I’m horrified and so disappointed with myself and by posting it I’m hoping it will help motivate me to do something about it.

Our friend took this snap of us yesterday trying to stay cool by the pool but OMG... it was a total shock to say the least! When did we get ‘mum and dad bods’ ????"

James and Ola Jordan had a "wake-up call" when they saw an "unflattering" photo of themselves. (Instagram)

Since then, the 40-year-old dancer and mum-of-one has posted motivational messages and images to share their progress over the last few months to document their hard work and to encourage her followers to join them in their weight loss journey through Dance Shred through honest and open posts.

Showing fans picture of herself at her heaviest and now on the social media platform, she wrote: "Happy in both - definitely more confident in the second. And definitely healthier too. I was almost 12 Stone in that first picture so at my height that made me borderline clinically obese.

"Starting to exercise again at that side wasn’t easy either. It’s like I was carrying Ella on my back (and more!). So I know it’s tough to motivate yourself to start any kind of fitness regime. But am just so glad - with James - that I made that first step. And five months later had lost 3 and a half Stone and now feel back to my best self.

"I hope that gives you a bit of hope and inspiration to get started. Thousands of you have now joined our Dance Shred gang and are losing weight and - most importantly- having fun doing it learning how to dance. So why not joint the party." For more information on Dance Shred, see here.

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