This Fitness Coach Became Obese to Inspire His Clients

This fitness coach became obese and then lost it all again in an attempt to show his clients it is possible to lose weight.

A big gesture, and a strong commitment

In 23 weeks, he went from 14 stones to 19 stones. American fitness expert Drew Manning took a massive gamble and challenged himself to give up all exercise for this period and eat nothing but junk food.

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Contrary to what you might think at first, this challenge is far from idiotic, and has actually helped change the lives of many people who want to lose weight.

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“Remember, remember the 5th of November.” . On this date in 1605 Guy Fawkes plotted to blow up London’s House of Parliament, but that’s not why this date is significant! Haha On this date in 2011, I attempted to lose the 76 lbs I had gained on purpose over the previous 6 months. This would be a journey that would change my life and thousands of others that followed me on that journey. I remember how excited I was to get my body back, but also nervous about whether or not I would be successful or forever stuck in this new body. Luckily in the end I got my body back, but forever changed and with a whole new perspective, understanding and respect for those that struggle to lose weight. It was way more of a mental/emotional journey for me vs. physical and I’m so glad I did it. Why? Because through this experiment I came out more empathetic and this world and this industry need more empathy. What are some ways that have worked for you to develop more empathy? Comment below 👇🏼👇🏼

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Drew calls himself a 'straightforward and empathetic fitness and health coaching.' This 'challenge' is more than just a simple experience, the fitness coach has an Instagram page called fit2fat2fit, and a website with the same name. He is also the creator of the A&E Show Fit to Fat to Fit, he introduced a 60-Day Keto Challenge, that he created from his experience of being 'obese.' With his book Complete Keto, Drew continues to transform people's lives all around the world.

By taking on this challenge, he proved to his clients that obesity can be overcome and in just six months, nevertheless. He was also able to put himself in the shoes of people who come to him for help because they are overweight, in order to better understand the problems that they may be facing.

This experiment most definitely lifted his clients’ spirits and gave them real hope in their journey to lose weight.

In the video above, you can find more details about this American fitness expert’s incredible transformation.

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