Mom was 50 years old and 256 lbs, and her daughter was 17 and 183 lbs when they decided to join forces and keep each other motivated to stay healthy. The two took on the GiveIt100 challenge, starting their journey by sticking to 100 days of exercise and healthy eating, and the results are undeniable.
“I’m definitely an emotional eater, and my daughter takes right after me. I don’t want her to have a lifetime of this," Cheryl said, and so the team decided to change their habits together—and they did.
Cheryl lost 42 pounds and Tessa lost 32 pounds. Together that's 74 pounds.
The initial transformation was in 2014, and the team keep up the Mother and Daughter duo Facebook page to show how they're keeping fit, and keeping their fans motivated.
They continue to slay today.
The Shaws even have an epic, Rocky-style training montage.
Yes, part of their fitness routine involves boxing each other, which could do wonders for both weight loss and some healthy, cathartic mother-daughter brawling.
The Shaws have inspired the internet and are now taking to TV, kicking off the year by sharing their story on Good Morning America.
Here's to the ultimate healthy mother-daughter relationship!