If it was easy everyone would do it!

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After discovering the love of fitness (aka boxing) and feeling like I can keep up with the fittest people in the gym (well I say keep up VERY lightly!) I decided to look at what I was eating as I couldn’t see my weight changing which I was baffled by. Surely if I go to the gym every day for 2 hours I can eat anything I want, right?!

I ask my friend who owns State of Mind Fitness gym for advice asked him why I wasn’t losing weight even though I’m doing all this training. He said “well what are you eating? You can’t put 90% into your training and do 10% for your nutrition, it just doesn’t work like that! It needs to be 50% training and 50% nutritional food.” I then had a massive realisation check, and sugar me it was hard to change my habits.

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From going to yummy foods that I really enjoyed too eating pure protein and nuts…sorry where is the chocolate?!! So I sucked it up and decided to change my lifestyle. After a while my mood changed for the worst, now I am a very happy, bubbly positive person so seeing me not that must have been weird for others. Even people at work kept asking if I was OK, my response was ‘I WANT CHOCOLATE!”. I didn’t realise how much sugar I had before, it’s actually crazy! But once you get past that ‘wall’ you actually feel so much better and more positive than before.

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The first bit of weight came off quickly but then it was pushing through the last bit as that’s the hardest part. But once I saw the results it was 100% worth it!

I always say persistence is key but it truly is! Man it is hard to change your naughty habits BUT it pays to be a winner, and we all want to be a winner, don’t we?!

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