If you want to lose weight for good, follow the SAS Who Dares Wins trainers’ top tips. Ollie Ollerton and Foxy Foxall, who put contestants through their paces on the Channel 4 show, say the key is not to go on a diet – but to make permanent changes to the way you live.
Follow these simple steps and you will start seeing results in no time:
1. Eat breakfast
Ollie and Foxy say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it’s important to make sure you eat something within an hour of waking up. This will kick-start your metabolism and help to burn calories throughout the day.
2. Cut out sugar
Sugar is one of the worst things you can eat if you’re trying to lose weight. It’s high in calories and can cause cravings for more sweet things. Cut out sugary drinks and snacks, and swap them for healthier options.
3. Eat more protein
Protein is essential for helping your body to build muscle. It also keeps you feeling fuller for longer, so you’re less likely to snack on unhealthy foods. Eat protein-rich foods such as lean meat, fish, tofu, beans and lentils.
4. Get active
Exercise is vital for weight loss. Ollie and Foxy recommend doing 30 minutes of exercise every day. This doesn’t have to be at the gym – you can go for a walk, run or cycle.
5. Drink plenty of water
Water is important for flushing out toxins and keeping your body hydrated. Aim to drink eight glasses of water a day.
6. Avoid alcohol
Alcohol is high in calories and can make you feelhungry. It’s best to avoid it if you’re trying to lose weight.
7. Get enough sleep
Lack of sleep can lead to cravings for unhealthy foods. Make sure you get seven to eight hours of sleep every night.
8. Don’t compare yourself to others
Everyone is different and will lose weight at different rates. focus on your own journey and don’t compare yourself to others.
9. Stay motivated
Losing weight can be tough, so it’s important to stay motivated. Set yourself realistic goals and reward yourself when you reach them.
10. Seek support
If you’re finding it tough to lose weight, seek support from friends and family. There are also plenty of online forums where you can chat to others who are in the same situation.
SAS Who Dares Wins is a popular reality show in which celebrities are put through a gruelling SAS selection course.
Two of the show’s most popular contestants, Ollie and Foxy, have revealed their top tips for losing weight and keeping it off for good.
The pair, who have both lost significant amounts of weight since taking part in the show, say that the key to slimming down is to make small, sustainable changes to your diet and lifestyle.
Cutting out processed foods and sugary drinks, and increasing your intake of fresh fruit and vegetables, is a good place to start. Incorporating some form of exercise into your daily routine is also important, even if it’s just a brisk walk.
Making these small changes will not only help you to lose weight, but will also make you feel healthier and more energised. So what are you waiting for? Give it a go and see the results for yourself!