WE all know that being obese isn’t good for us, however shedding the kilos is usually simpler stated than performed – particularly in the course of the lockdown, when gyms are closed and sport is cancelled.
Congratulations, then, are as a consequence of 21-year-old Luke Winchester, who has managed to shed 4 stone in simply six months.
Luke, who performs rugby for Harbury RFC, was shocked to find he weighed in at greater than twenty first forward of pre-season coaching in July.
He stated it was the heaviest and most sad he had ever been… but it surely was the wake-up name he wanted.
Having beforehand tried and failed on nearly each food regimen on the market, Luke started working with fellow participant and nutritionist Paul Evans, who helped him uncover easy methods to be wholesome and alter his life.
Luke, who lives in Harbury, stated: “I had all the time failed with weight-reduction plan prior to now, giving up after a few weeks and placing extra weight on in the long run. Nothing appeared to work.
“Working with Paul confirmed me that simply by consuming actual meals and prioritising my well being, it doesn’t should be laborious. This resulted in me not solely dropping pounds in a secure method however has left me with extra power than I might ever have imagined.”
Regardless that rugby is off in the mean time, Luke is maintaining busy working part-time for his household’s enterprise, The Door Retailer in Leamington, whereas learning for a enterprise administration diploma at Gloucestershire College.
With a brand new love for working, Luke says his journey has solely simply begun as he swears he’ll hold bettering his well being and health. “I’m actually wanting ahead to the following rugby season,” he added.
Generations of Luke’s household have performed at Harbury and he’s grateful for the help he has had from the membership.
He stated: “Having the help of the lads as I’ve misplaced all this weight has been invaluable for motivating me. I can not wait to start out enjoying once more when it’s secure to take action.
“Consuming healthily is way simpler than I assumed. I beforehand didn’t even know easy methods to make beans on toast, however now I’m cooking recent meals, maintaining myself hydrated, and am extra lively than I’ve ever been and have buckets of power.
“Life has been laborious for everybody throughout this pandemic, however after altering my mindset and having targets to aspire to, I’ve modified my life for the higher. I now weigh 110kg [17st 4lbs] and though I’m not the place I need to be but, I’m more healthy, happier and my total health has improved 100 instances over.”