14 Stars Who Opened Up About Their 'DWTS' Transformation (PHOTOS)

Zoe Jewell

Every celebrity who decides to compete on Dancing With the Stars is obviously gunning for that Mirrorball, and though only one can win, a lot of stars walk away physically and emotionally stronger. 

In fact, over the years, countless celebrities have opened up about how the show has helped them to get healthier. Not only is it a nice paycheck and great exposure, it definitely improves their fitness!

From actors and musicians to reality stars and those in politics, check out the gallery above to see the contestants who have discussed their physical (and mental) transformation while on the show.

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