Every year in High Wycombe, they weigh me. In this video, I explain why and give my 5 top tips for those of us who are overweight to get and stay in shape.

As I say, we don’t want to be chasing implausible body images. Here’s my video, Body image – it’s time to Be REALhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CK0q6smLCY.

And everyone should eat the right calories: only eat less if you are overweight. MyFitnessPal is here (other calorie counters are available):

And finally, consider consulting your doctor. This video is common sense advice which worked for me. You must take responsibility for yourself.

Godspeed with getting into shape.

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  1. Rachel Piercy

    Fantastic video thank you Mr Baker…
    I found this to be assuring and has given me my focus to finish my last weight drop… it is not alway a body image issue !
    I have read that it takes 8 weeks for eating habits , exercise to change before it becomes a life style so don’t worry to much about slipping too far?
    It is hard I’m very sure to find time to get those happy hormones going with your work load … even a 30 min walk each day gets them going…
    There is a fail safe after if ever there is an after politics ” personal training” …

  2. I’m with you on the BMI being aggressive for tall people. I’m 6ft, BMI 23.1 (so higher end of normal) but I get a guaranteed place at the London marathon and normal people consider me super skinny and super fit.