Changing your body can often be part of a celebrity's job, whether it's pumping iron or gaining weight in order to fit a role. And of course, there's also the inevitable changes that come with life, like pregnancy, illness, or — let's face it — age.
Whatever the reason, celebrities' bodies are often what we tend to compare ourselves to, thanks to their regular appearances on red carpets and even movie posters. And as far as 2014 goes, they're setting a pretty great example for the public.
This year, plenty of celebrities seemed to take a decidedly healthy stance towards losing weight, often citing their children (and therefore, longevity) as the reason they made a change in their lifestyle. Take a look at these celebs who transformed their bodies in 2014.