July 19, 2019 2 min read

I know I just used a word which will offend some people, but we are the fatter and unhealthier than we have ever been right now, on a global scale. Check out my 3 facts on why you cannot seem to lose weight and keep it off.


  • So the main thing I have learnt having been a Personal Trainer for over 10 years, having coached well over a thousand people, is this:

People who are out of shape (fat & unhealthy) try to do way too much at once, ie smashing the gym every day and then cutting back on cals at the same time. The clients I have had long term success with are the ones who listened and applied my advice, which is always making small, incremental changes along the way. There is a reason 6 out of 7 people have lost a significant amount of weight at some point in their life and then put it all back on! This is mainly because they have not put enough time in creating healthy habits.


  • If you are struggling to lose weight and keep it off, Do one thing for me and make a conscious effort to move more every day. That is your first step!!! So throw in an extra 20 minute walk a day from here on out, if you are consistent with this, you will most likely begin to lose body fat and feel much better.


  • Start Strength training, if you are not doing this already, then hire a trainer or learn how to lift weights properly. If you go from no weightlifting to doing 2 full body purposeful weight training sessions per week, you will get pretty significant results, especially within the first 4-6 weeks.



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