After seeing a photo of myself next to a photo taken a few years ago, I was shocked to see just how much weight I had put on.  Obviously I knew I’d put weight on but seeing the photos really hit home and I decided it was time to get off the sofa and take action.

I was offered the option of using Herbalife products but I decided that the only way I would be able to maintain the weight loss was to completely change my diet and the way I think about food.  Rick gave me lots of advise and support to do this.

We started off with weekly one to one training sessions which included a weigh in so we could track my weight loss.  At the beginning I was very self conscious in the gym but Rick’s friendly manner soon put me at ease and I was quickly training on my own in between our weekly sessions and I started joining in classes as well.   I never thought exercise could be so much fun.

The weight just dropped off.  Within approximately 8 months I had lost 4.5 stone and 3 dress sizes!

I have now been training with Rick for 3 years and I’ve maintained the weight loss.  I still have the occasional slip and put a few pounds on but Rick is always willing to review my eating habits and get me back on track.  I now attend his small group training session rather than having a one to one.  At first I wasn’t sure I would enjoy it, training with other people, but it is great fun.  You get to meet other people and we enjoy a bit of healthy competition during our sessions.  Rick varies what we do so we never get board.

If you are serious about loosing weight or getting fit, there is no one better to help you than Rick.  He will push you to achieve your goals, but you have to be prepared to put the effort in, it is hard work and there are no short cuts.