Lisa Riley has been wowing her fans in recent months as she followed and impressive diet and fitness plan, and now the star has revealed that her hard work paid off. Making her debut as a panellist on ITV's Loose Women on Tuesday, the TV presenter admitted that she has dropped seven dress sizes since embarking on her new regime.
Lisa Riley revealed she dropped seven dress sizes
The 40-year-old is currently rehearsing for the Keep Dancing tour which has seen her reunited with her former Strictly Come Dancing partner Robin Windsor, and revealed that all of the dancing in rehearsals had helped her reach her fitness goals.
"I'm a size 14 now, can I celebrate?" she quipped. When the star then saw a photo of herself with Robin during Strictly in 2012, she revealed that she had been almost eight stone heavier. "I was a size 26, 28 in that photo," she explained.
Lisa took part in Strictly Come Dancing in 2012
There's no doubt that the Emmerdale actress has been hard at work staying in shape in recent months. She has been keeping her fans updated with her progress, sharing gorgeous photos of herself ahead of workouts.
Celebrating her 40th in July, Lisa admitted that she was feeling better than ever. "Wow in twenty days time I am going to be "40" I could not be more excited," she wrote to her Twitter followers. "Over the hill, and feeling the best I have felt in my entire life!"
She has been sharing her progress with fans on social media
Lisa has previously spoken up about her healthier lifestyle, revealing that she wasn't sticking to a specific diet but instead making changes to her routine. "I've not done a diet – diets don't work," she told Bella magazine. "It's been about awareness and lifestyle. I'm loads more active than I used to be."
When the star began showing off her weight loss, comments of praise and encouragement immediately poured in from the former You've Been Framed presenter's followers, and she recently took the time to thank them for their support.
"THANK YOU for all your kind messages about my weight loss," she wrote on Twitter, alongside a photo of herself showing off her figure in a chic floral patterned dress during her birthday celebrations. "Yes as you can see, I am still loosing! #lifestylechange."