THE EXPERT VIEW
‘Having a fitness buddy keeps you so much more motivated to achieve your goal, plus you’ll have someone to share recipes and banter. Getting your family on board can be a great help, as you can feel excluded at meal times if you’re eating something different. That won’t happen if the family is on the same page.’ ‘ If you’re looking to make a change in your life, tell people about it,’ says Amory. ‘ It may make you feel pressurised, but it’s a good pressure. You can’t overestimate the importance of having a support network, particularly when it’s family.’
‘Support with any eating regime is essential,’ says Bond.