Brechin dad Andy Duncan has shed an incredible six stone in a 12 months after remodeling his consuming habits to be more healthy for his son.
The 36-year-old offshore employee now has the power to maintain up along with his teenager after years of crash weight-reduction plan.
He stated: “I needed to be fitter and more healthy to play with my son.
“I’ve received much more power whereas I struggled earlier than. I tire him out now!
“I wish to be the dad who takes half in sports activities days and never the one who can’t.”
Andy lastly broke the yo-yo weight-reduction plan cycle he had fallen into for years by swapping his love of crisps, white bread and takeaways for more healthy choices as a part of his well being overhaul.
He stated: “It feels actually good – prior to now I’ve crash dieted to get by way of my medicals for work. Once I handed them, I’d fall again into the identical consuming patterns, even placing on extra weight than I misplaced.”
The tipping level for Andy was when he struggled with an offshore survival refresher.
He stated: “That made me realise how unhealthy a form I used to be in – I couldn’t pull myself right into a lifeboat in a pleasant calm swimming pool so realised I’d haven’t any likelihood in a real-life scenario.”
Andy signed as much as the Munro Method Nutrition after his sister and brother-in-law received weight reduction outcomes.
“I preferred the check-ins, though I knew I used to be doing properly it was good to get that fortnightly affirmation from the coaches – it gave me a wee confidence enhance.”
Since his transformation, Andy is again taking part in rugby and loving it, noting that he’s been capable of cycle over 30 miles and run a 10k within the health club.
And he’s now extra organised about meals.
“Tea was at all times a case of the spouse and I asking one another what we fancied at 6pm then getting a takeaway. Now I’ve discovered about diet and what my physique wants, I understand how to gasoline it correctly.
“The outcomes that I’ve achieved in a comparatively quick interval communicate for themselves.
“I’m fairly assured I’ll have the ability to preserve my present weight, as I’ve received a brand new upkeep routine which might be just about the identical as earlier than, however I’ll simply have the ability to be a bit freer with what I eat.”
Jason Munro, proprietor of Munro Method Nutrition, stated he’s delighted with Andy’s outcomes.
He stated: “It’s distinctive – I discover individuals be part of my programme and are so motivated by the outcomes they’re getting.
“Andy was somebody who simply completely smashed it.
“My purpose is to present individuals a brand new routine eating regimen that may help them at their new weight. It has everyone’s future in thoughts.”