The Body-Brain Performance Institute recently completed a 12- week lifestyle intervention with 23 obese employees of Woolworths and the results were truly outstanding.
Nineteen of the twenty three participants met the criteria for Metabolic Syndrome at the start of the study, a condition which increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease by 200 to 300 per cent. By the end of the 12 weeks, nobody had Metabolic Syndrome, two had stopped smoking, three had come off antidepressant medication, and weight loss achievements ranged from 8kg to 25kg. So what were the key tips for successfully achieving permanent lifestyle change? It turns out that three things were very important: