Mom-of-four becomes a fitness model after a 40 pound weight loss

Maria Twomey, 42, from  Watford, UK, turned 40 and decided it was time to get in better shape.

Twomey is a mom to 4 boys and saw her weight increase while raising her children.

“After having children, watching my figure was the very last thing on my mind. I put all my energy into dashing around after my kids instead.”

Twomey a former nurse, now works out everyday since she has become a professional fitness model.

Twomey told the dailymail, “I’ve had an incredible “mum makeover”. I want other women to realise that you’re never too old to completely change your life around – all it takes is some hard work.”

After the encouragement of family and frineds, Twomey participated in the Miami Pro World Championships fitness model competition in St. Albans in 2014, she won 2nd place.