Weight loss and body transformations continue to inspire people around the world, who often share the same goals. In posts made to X, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Joey Swoll reacted to Dave Danna turning his life around after losing over 121 pounds in two years.
Little did Dave Danna know his weight loss journey would inspire millions of people online. His dedication to staying fit has taken hours upon hours of not just diligent work inside the gym, but attention to detail when it comes to nutrition and dieting.
Consistency and a sustainable lifestyle are also crucial aspects of losing weight in a healthy manner, which is something Danna has become familiar with. His work ethic, perseverance, and grit in spite of obstacles is what makes him so relatable on social media.
I'd rather be the fattest person in the gym than the fattest person in the hospital. pic.twitter.com/2avCJsMjK4
— Dave Danna (@DaveEDanna) September 7, 2023
In the world of fitness and entertainment, fans celebrate physique transformations. Whether it’s Mark Wahlberg slimming down for a movie role or Jay Cutler packing on muscle for a ‘Fit-for-50’ challenge, honest sacrifice is something the world appreciates. As was the case with Dave Danna, whose weight loss efforts have reached the desk of two gym positivity titans: Joey Swoll and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
“I’m Doing This to Save My Life” – Dave Danna’s Mission to Lose Weight Praised By Schwarzenegger & Swoll
Danna was blown away that his weight loss goals attracted attention from “The Austrian Oak” himself, who managed to collect seven Mr. Olympia titles during his heyday.
“I’m pinning the one where Arnold says he’s proud of me for a while if y’all don’t mind,” shared Dave Danna.
— Dave Danna (@DaveEDanna) March 16, 2023
Joey Swoll, ‘The CEO of Gym Positivity’ also reached out to Danna to tell him that he’s inspired by his hard work.
“Dave! Amazing work brother. Amazing! My favorite part is the smile tho man. Yes your body looks great all that hard work is inspiring but the confidence and happiness in that smile man, that’s incredible. I love that. Keep up the hard work brother and keep sharing your progress!” Joey Swoll shared.
Dave! Amazing work brother. Amazing! My favorite part is the smile tho man. Yes your body looks great all that hard work is inspiring but the confidence and happiness in that smile man, that’s incredible. I love that. Keep up the hard work brother and keep sharing your progress!
— Joey Swoll (@TheJoeySwoll) September 7, 2023
Whether it’s a friend next door or a popular name like Will Smith or Post Malone, weight loss transformations motivate others because they demonstrate a person’s ability to push past physical limits during less-than-ideal circumstances.
As for Dave Danna, he’s determined to continue making progress despite the pain and sweat it will take to achieve his goal. Having inspired countless individuals over the past two years, fans look forward to Danna’s next move.