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Gabriel Iglesias weight loss continues; Inspires fans to get fit

Gabriel Iglesias inspires fans
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Gabriel Iglesias is known on stage as “Fluffy,” but his nickname might be a little misleading. Fans on New Year’s Eve got to see the comedian perform live at Stand Up Live in downtown Phoenix and the crowd noticed Iglesias' weight loss continues. While 2014 has just begun, Gabriel Iglesias is already looking thinner and fans are continually inspired by the comedian's commitment to his health.

Today 80% of US will make a big goal 4 themselves. By tomorrow more than half will quit. Instead, set many small goals u can stick to,” tweeted Iglesias.

The star acknowledged that health, fitness and other goals are always at the top of New Year’s resolutions, but lofty goals are usually broken first.

Iglesias' fans know the entertainer is always making fun of his weight and his life stories as part of his act on stage, but the new look comedian has a serious tone, too. Several years ago, the funny man found himself in a hospital bed due to his weight and made the decision that it was time to start living a healthier life. While he was known for his love of cakes, he decided to cut back on the sweets and lose the weight. Feeling and looking better than ever, the entertainer appears to be the healthiest he's ever been in 2014.

It’s a good thing that Gabriel Iglesias is ready for the New Year. We Are Movie Geeks reported on Thursday that the famous comedian is going to be the upcoming animated comedy, "The Nut Job." The comedian's voice over gig will give fans young and old the ability to enjoy "Fluffy's" humor in a whole new way.