If you have ever tried to lose weight, you don’t need anyone to tell you that it is difficult to do it successfully. After all, you’re probably cutting out all of the unhealthy and admittedly delicious foods from your life and motivation may be in short supply.
The one thing that all of us could use when we are trying to lose weight is a guide that will help us through difficult times. A personal trainer comes to mind but not all of them are going to be willing to share your pain as you fight an uphill battle. For Adonis Hill, however, that is exactly what he did.
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#TbT that time I risked my life to show you that Losing Weight And saving your own life is possible #FitToFatToFit on #AEtv .WHY? Because over 2 MIlLION people die every year from obesity related diseases. I gained 70lbs in 3 months (I was given 4 months to gain weight but doctors stopped me a month early to prevent the risk of a stroke) , I had raised my blood pressure to 170/140 and was diagnose with hypertension as well as pre diabetes. Great news….. I lost the weight in 4-5 months and no longer do I have hypertension nor diabetes but I have to be on my P's & Q's for the rest of my life. Am I Crazy?! I can tell you this "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mohandas Gandhi _________________________________ Let me explain : Many see the world in the form of a pyramid with the ones on the bottom serving those on the top. And people go so hard for that top spot because the world promises joy to those who sit there. Success, greatness, and happiness is found there… in winning out over others. I'm here to tell you it's all an illusion. But what if I told you that life is far more deeper then all dat? Yea , all of those things are dope but what if true happiness is not found in lording authority over others – but instead, is found in living our lives for others? What if choosing to serve others was actually the pathway to true success and lastness greatness? Im not saying to go out and risk your life like I did but I challenge you to give an helping hand from time to time. GREAT NEWS!!!! I'm working on so many projects that will help us ALL. HELP IS ON THE WAY! WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER _________________________________________ Overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk for global deaths. At least 2.8 million adults die each year as a result of being overweight or obese. In addition, 44% of the diabetes burden, 23% of the ischaemic heart disease burden and between 7% and 41% of certain cancer burdens are attributable to overweight and obesity. Overweight and obesity are linked to more deaths worldwide than underweight. -easo.org Email me: TeamBodyByAdonis@gmail.com #YourTurnYouGotTheJuiceNow
Adonis was asked if he would gain 70 pounds to help somebody else. As a personal trainer, he had the ideal answer. He said: “if it means saving their life, heavens yes!”
It involved the TV show ‘Fit to Fat to Fit’, where personal trainers try to understand the struggles of their clients by gaining weight and challenging themselves to lose it.
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#FITtoFATtoFIT & Then this happened! Day 240 of 240. Alissa felt so bad for me. She cried!!!! And if anyone knows A-money, you know she is as tough as a 2-dollar steak. Empathy is about standing in someone else's shoes, feeling with his or her heart, seeing with his or her eyes. Not only is empathy hard to outsource and automate, but it makes the world a better place. -Daniel H. Pink #SheEmpathizedWithMe #iEmpathizedWithHer #WeAreALLinThis2gether #RespectTheProcess #ItsYouVsYou #AdonisHill #GodisPOPPIN YOUR TURN! YOU GOT THE JUICE NOW #FitToFatToFit on @AEtv .. episode airs next week Tuesday 2/2/16 at 10/9c. PLEASE set your DVRs family … Thank you! #aetv
Alyssa was his client and she had a problem with her weight for her entire life. She started at 308 pounds when the project began. In order to match his partner, Adonis had to gain 70 pounds in four months. He started eating tons of junk food, he stopped exercising and he drank lots of soda.
Although he was on track to achieve his goal, doctors had to stop him short by one month because he was diagnosed with prediabetes and hypertension. Now that he has returned to his normal weight, he no longer takes medications. He does not regret the risks and compares it to being “a fireman going into a burning building and rescuing someone trapped by a fire.”
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#FITtoFATtoFIT TUESDAY 2/2 WHY ARE WE WORKING OUT IN THE CEMETERY THO? Ok! Ok! I know I look all awkward and shyt running but your boy was overweight, what you expect?! … But did you see them hops? ???? Guess What? You probably wouldn't believe this but…. Alissa was my motivation too #itNeverWasAboutMe #TeamWorkMakesTheDreamWork #AloneWeCanDoSoLittle #TogetherWeCanDoSoMuch #WeAreALLinThis2gether To see the FULL sneak peak trailer and behind the scenes pics please go to my Facebook group page **(LINK IN BIO). facebook.com/bodybyadonis/ #FitToFatToFit on @AEtv .. episode airs this week Tuesday 2/2/16 at 10/9c. PLEASE set your DVRs family … Thank you! #aetv PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD!!!!!
When he hit the first goal of weight gain, he began the second goal of weight loss. Alyssa worked along with her trainer to achieve the body of her dreams. They lifted weights, ate a strict diet and ran for exercise. When they had difficult times, they were there to support each other. The challenge was not only to fight lazy behavior, but it was also to get off of the food addictions. They also had to fight judgment from others.
They achieved amazing results within a few months. Alyssa lost 57 pounds in four months and Adonis returned to his weight at around 227 pounds. It was well worth the effort.
Adonis showed by his example that it is possible to achieve great things if you are motivated and stick to it. He feels that showing empathy and understanding the feelings of his client helped him to raise awareness of obesity and to see both of them achieve their goal.