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Lockdown's biggest losers: Three inspirational slimmers reveal secret to sticking at it

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Rosie McVarnock from Glengormley holds an old pair of her trousers before she lost nearly 4 stone. Photo by Peter Morrison

Rosie McVarnock from Glengormley holds an old pair of her trousers before she lost nearly 4 stone. Photo by Peter Morrison

Rosie McVarnock before

Rosie McVarnock before

John Kennedy transformation

John Kennedy transformation

Daune Allen from Portaferry, who had her weight loss program interrupted by the covid-19 outbreak. Photo by Peter Morrison

Daune Allen from Portaferry, who had her weight loss program interrupted by the covid-19 outbreak. Photo by Peter Morrison

John Kennedy the Christmas before starting the gym

John Kennedy the Christmas before starting the gym

Rosie McVarnock from Glengormley holds an old pair of her trousers before she lost nearly 4 stone. Photo by Peter Morrison

Many of us have put on a few pounds during lockdown - leading to the coining of the affectionate phrase 'corona curves'.

From the furloughed and stuck-at-home to stressed key workers and those trying to homeschool, distancing from the fridge has been a real struggle.

But these inspiring slimmers have proved it has been possible to continue losing weight. And now, as restrictions ease, they're looking forward to enjoying the lighter side of life.