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- Timbaland recently showed off his new physique on Instagram.
- His celebrity friends reacted to his efforts with congratulatory Instagram comments.
- The music producer has been on a weight loss journey since 2016.
Timbaland is known for his legendary work as a producer and songwriter, but the 47-year-old is also showing off his new dedication to fitness.
In an Instagram photo shared on Thursday, Timbaland flexes for the camera, showing off his weight loss transformation thus far. “Work n progress‼️‼️‼️ Stay committed. Continue to diet!!,” he captioned the photo.
In the comments, Timbaland’s long list of collaborators and celebrity friends congratulated him on his new physique.
“UFC TIMBO‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️,” Swizz Beatz wrote.
Keri Hilson commented, “Oh ok, Timayyy! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾”
Ginuwine added a simple, “Lets go champ!!!!!”
Andre Harrell, former CEO of Motown Records, wrote, “U r inspiring. Keep going Tim 😎”
And up-and-coming music producer, zuliamusic, noted why it’s important for producers to hit the gym. “It’s important to work out as producers. We sit a lot 😂.”
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In 2016, Timbaland documented his initial weight loss, sharing that he had lost an astounding 130 pounds.
“This past eight months I’ve lost over 130 pounds. With a positive mindset I knew I had to take the initiative to make myself happy and healthy,” he wrote. “When you realize that the only thing that is getting in the way of your goal is self doubt you’ll want to push yourself harder.”
While the producer hasn’t specified which workout routine or diet he used to drop the weight, he’s stayed consistent at the gym, as evidenced by the videos he often posted online.