'I couldn't walk up the stairs!': Catherine Tyldesley shows off her staggering 8st weight loss as she reveals what motivated her to dr
‘I couldn’t walk up the stairs!’: Catherine Tyldesley shows off her staggering 8st weight loss as she reveals what motivated her to drop the pounds
Catherine Tyldesley has spoken about what motivated her to lose a staggering eight stone.
The former Coronation Street actress, 37, did a Q and A on Instagram on Thursday and was asked by one follower: ‘What motivated you to lose so much weight’.
Sharing before and after comparison snaps, Catherine said: ‘I couldn’t walk up the stairs without gasping for breath.
Impressive: Catherine Tyldesley has spoken about what motivated her to lose a staggering eight stone as she took to Instagram to do a Q and A on Thursday
‘I had zero energy and my skin was terrible. Educating myself on nutrition was the best thing I ever did.
Catherine shared a throwback snap of herself as a teenager, where she was a dress size 22 alongside a photo of her following her staggering weight loss in a bikini on the beach.
Catherine has spoken openly about her weight loss in recent years, having lost a staggering six stone before joining the cast of Corrie.
Before: Catherine shared a throwback snap of herself as a teenager, where she was a dress size 22 alongside a photo of her following her staggering weight loss in a bikini on the beach
Gym bunny: The star also showed off her toned physique in a rainbow pyjama set
Dropping from a size 22 to a size 8-10, the soap star previously said that she struggled to control her weight as a teenager, and said in 2013 she was motivated to shift the pounds after being told by a director she was too fat for play a leading lady.
Catherine went onto drop another two stone after giving birth to her son Alfie in 2015, and in 2018 unveiled her transformation after a 12-week fitness regime.
Earlier this month, the actress slammed trolls who accused her of Photoshopping her figure on Instagram.
Naughty step: Catherine also shared this snap enjoying a cheeky glass of wine after discussing what life was like homeschooling her son Alfie
‘I work hard for my waist!’: Earlier this month, the actress slammed trolls who accused her of Photoshopping her figure on Instagram
The actress shared a snap from a vintage shoot but was inundated with comments from followers who claimed she had airbrushed her waist to make herself slimmer.
Catherine said she ‘always had a tiny waist’ as she took to her stories to share a snap in a white corset from her Coronation Street’s character Eva Price’s wedding in 2017.
Alongside the photo in the corset and suspenders, Catherine wrote: ‘Taken while filming Eva’s wedding – exhibit A- tiny waist- ZERO airbrushing- to those negative few telling me waist isn’t real. I work b***y hard to have a waist. B****r off’.
Not stopping there, the soap star continued: ‘I pride myself on never airbrushing my Instagram pics. I wouldn’t even know where to start. I am the least technical person I know.
‘For those commenting on my waist- I have always had a tiny waist.’
‘I work b****y hard at the gym to stay healthy. If you’ve got a problem with my waist I suggest you unfollow- and try to be kinder to people with small waist lines.
‘May you find peace you negative folk. I will pray for you.’
Hitting back: ‘For those commenting on my waist- I have always had a tiny waist,’ the actress wrote