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After being told that she might not see her 30th birthday, this woman lost a jaw-dropping 20 stones w/ Slimming World.

After being told that she might not see her 30th birthday, this woman lost a jaw-dropping 20 stones w/ Slimming World.

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Bríanán McEnteggart from Ireland slimmed down 20st 5lbs*. She's been told that she might not reach 30 if she doesn't lose her excessive weight but after joining Slimming World, not only has she been crowned Slimming World Woman 2014, she also have a full life ahead of her, a new job and a home with her loving boyfriend. “Like most big kids I was picked on at school, I put up my defenses so no-one would ever know they'd hurt my feelings but when I got home I'd cry. Not much changed as I got older. At 27 you should be out living your life, but I didn't want to be seen by anyone so I'd just stay home and read a book or watch television." She went for a check up one time and the hospital dietician had to sit her in an "obesity chair" because the scales just couldn't accommodate her weight. She...
Losing an excessive 8 stones in 9 months and gaining more confidence after has won this man his dream job!

Losing an excessive 8 stones in 9 months and gaining more confidence after has won this man his dream job!

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At 21, Uways Pervez from Banbury dropped 8st 1½lbs all in 9 months after joining Slimming World. He now serves as a role model to his patients. “I’d been large most of my life and always been bigger than my friends, but when I started studying nursing at university in 2012 I lived off takeaways and felt I didn’t have time to exercise, so more weight soon piled on." He easily tires and lacks the energy to do things before joining the program. He's a nurse and his job entails physical strain, standing for long hours, going here and there, especially on top of his studies. He knew that it was his weight that was causing the problem. There was that one moment where he attended a seminar about a condition that affects people who are underweight and his friend joked that he doesn't have to worry...
This man is now half the man he was! Amazing shed of 17 stones in 12 months! WOW!

This man is now half the man he was! Amazing shed of 17 stones in 12 months! WOW!

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Within a day, Derek Avery received 3 embarrassing incidents which were the turning point of his life. He was diagnosed with diabetes, doubted by his employers that he's fit to work, and was abused by strangers in the street. The 3 straight and cruel incidents made him shed 17st 9½lbs* and was crowned Slimming World Man 2015. “I remember being put on a diet by my doctor when I was eight. I then piled on more weight when I lost my parents and then again when I was jobless for 11 months. At my biggest, I struggled to walk even short distances and needed medication for high blood pressure. I felt ashamed that I'd effectively disabled myself. I got taxis everywhere because I couldn’t even walk to the bus stop." "The turning point came in June 2014. I had an appointment at my doctors where I wa...
“I found a confidence that’s real”, says a man who lost an amazing 14 stones with Slimming World

“I found a confidence that’s real”, says a man who lost an amazing 14 stones with Slimming World

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Michael Drucker from Edgware shed an incredible 14 stones and has become a Slimming World Consultant. “I was overweight as a child and drastically gained weight when I got married 24 years ago. I’m a high-school teacher and I’d eat peanut butter sandwiches, creamy pasta salads and crisps at my desk and drank countless bottles of coca-cola. At home I grazed on the kids’ leftovers before tucking into a big, home-cooked meal like steak and deep-fried chips", he shared. He was depressed about his weight and the struggles it brought to his life like getting stuck on rides, breaking chairs etc. His son's wedding came and instead of enjoying it, he spent the whole day worrying that he's ruining it. He felt like he did not deserve his beautiful family. “My wife Sharon knew how upset I was and too...
From being inactive, this man is now an avid marathon runner after losing an incredible 17sts

From being inactive, this man is now an avid marathon runner after losing an incredible 17sts

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Matthew Briggs from York got rid of an amazing 17st 7lbs with Slimming World. He toned his muscles through Body Magic! And running in marathons. “I’ve battled with my weight ever since my teens and I put on more weight when my mum was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Being the eldest, I became her main carer and we relied on convenience food and takeaways. I also started comfort eating to cope. Then in March 2000, just a month before my 18th birthday, and after 6 months of progressively getting worse, my mum passed away", he shared. He gained even more weight in the course of 10 years. His step-mum tagged him in some Facebook photos during one Christmas holiday and he looked huge. Later his dad asked him if he's happy and he admitted that he wasn't. His life has a routine of going to wo...
Here Is How Much You Need To Walk To Start Losing Weight

Here Is How Much You Need To Walk To Start Losing Weight

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Walking is one of the easiest forms of exercise. You can lower your weight depending on how much you walk per week. Within a week you can decrease the scale by a pound, within 5 months your weight can go down to 20 pounds less only by walking, without hitting the gym or trying some specific diets. How to lose weight by Walking There are 2 factors to achieve the desirable result, one is the walking place and the other is how much your body weight. You can burn 400 calories in only one hour of walking with an average speed of 4 miles per hour. You don't have to limit yourself with only 4 miles a day, you certainly can add 3 more and burn 300 more calories in that day. Pedometer is a great tool to help you measure your steps and how much you're burning and make a daily walking plan. If you...
Exhausted Mum no more. This woman can now match the energy of her child after losing over 7st with Slimming World

Exhausted Mum no more. This woman can now match the energy of her child after losing over 7st with Slimming World

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Noha El Baghdady gained extra weight when after her pregnancy she overindulged in devouring high-cal food. She's lost 7st 8lbs* and shares her inspiring story here.. "When I found out I was expecting, I was pretty slim. I used my pregnancy as a chance to indulge in all the naughty foods, like cake, pizza and chocolate, that I’d denied myself during years of yo-yo dieting. I thought the weight I gained would come off as soon as the baby arrived. Instead, takeaways, a sedentary lifestyle and a love of delicious (and, sadly, oily) Egyptian food meant I just kept getting bigger, until my trousers were too tight to fasten." she shared. She often felt bad and disappointed getting exhausted most of the time running after Omar, her child. Her father has a history of diabetes and has died of heart...
Knowing Where You Carry Your Fat Can Help You Fight It

Knowing Where You Carry Your Fat Can Help You Fight It

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It’s important to identify different types of obesity so that we can combat this very serious health issue which is responsible for heart disease, diabetes and many more physical issues. Knowing where your fat develops will help you discover the adjustment that you need to do to fight obesity. 1. Food Obesity A diet high in sugar is typically associated with this over-eating behaviour. To control food obesity, it would help to lessen food amounts especially sugar intakes and implement daily exercises. 2. Nervous Stomach Obesity When you're stressed or depressed, you're more likely to take in "comfort foods" to boost your mood. These foods are naturally high in sugar. Dealing with emotional stress and mental illnesses are key to combat this kind of obesity. 3. Gluten Obesity Major hormonal ...
Top effective tips from experts and successful dieters of Slimming World

Top effective tips from experts and successful dieters of Slimming World

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1. Eat Healthy Choose foods that ate very filling but low in calories like ruit and veg, pasta, rice, potatoes, pulses, eggs, fish, poultry and lean meat and low-fat dairy. 2. Experiment There are many dance exercises you can try llike Zumba, Bokwa, cheerleeding and other activities like hula-hooping, or even walking. Try different activities and see what you enjoy most and works for you. 3. Lose your guilt If you got derailed, it'ss tempting to blame yourself and lose confidence. Don’t allow yourself to sabotage your success, simply get straight back on track with your health plan and feel confident that the weight will come off again. 4. Treat yourself Losing weight doesn't have to mean giving up your favorite food. Giving in to your cravings every now and then prevents you from binges. ...
Flat tummy water recipe and the health benefits of each ingredients

Flat tummy water recipe and the health benefits of each ingredients

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This recipe will not only help you get hydrated, but it will help you flush out toxins, feel full and can lose weight fast. A healthy diet, exercise, enough sleep and self control are key factors to successful weight loss. Naturally flavored and infused waters are a favorite when it comes to weight management. Here are some fruits and veggies great for water recipe and their benefits: Cucumbers: Cucumbers are one of the vegetables with the highest water content, which means they offer valuable vitamins and minerals, yet they’re super low in calories — with only about 16 calories per cup. Since they’re about 95 percent water, they do a good job of taking up room in your stomach and visually adding volume to meals without weighing you down. A compound called sterols in cucumber helps reduc...