Sometimes athletes put on weight after their playing days are over, since they no longer have to stay fit or in shape to play they sport they ‘ve played their entire lives. However there are a few athletes who do the opposite, the ones that lose weight to prolong their career. Some going from fat to fit or fit to trimmed. In the last few weeks we’ve seen the likes of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony shedding a few pounds to get ready for the upcoming NBA season. With Both James and Anthony entering their 30’s both players could be looking to add a little more speed and take some weight off those aging NBA knees.
Below is a gallery we compiled of former and current athletes who dropped major weight since making it to the pros.