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Best Way For Wheelchair Users To Lose Weight

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Best Way For Wheelchair Users to Lose Weight

So the question asked was: What is The Best Way For Wheelchair Users To Lose Weight? Is weight loss for wheelchair users more difficult to achieve? The good news is that if you are a wheelchair user you can lose your excess weight in exactly the same way as anybody else.

Best way for wheelchair users to lose weight

The fact is, It really does not matter if a person has a disability, or not, the approach to achieving a Permanent Weight Loss is the same. The only criteria required for a successful outcome is having the desire, along with a strong motivation to succeed. So weight loss for those with disabilities is always achievable. Our proven approach to weight loss is not linked to any exercise or diet regimes, it is totally psychological.

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How a Wheelchair User can Lose Weight

I think it would be patronising to readers of this page to detail just why a wheelchair user is more prone to weight gain than a person without disabilities. You know all the issues: like others, you are just looking for a proven solution. Marion and I have worked in the weight loss arena for over 15 years. We have treated over a thousand clients from around the world and accumulated over 15,000 hours of 1:1 treatment time. I was one of the first verified case studies, as you can see below. I lost over 80 pounds. Visit My Weigh Less website for more info.

Best way for wheelchair users to lose weight

Please don’t make the mistake of thinking that people can only lose weight by doing a lot of exercise. Extensive research and studies have all found that exercise is definitely not the key component in achieving successful weight loss. Instead, it has far more to do with what you are eating than how much you are moving. Good news for wheelchair users! Please also read our blog post: Losing Weight Without Exercise.

Best way for wheelchair users to lose weight

Best Way For Wheelchair Users to Lose Weight

We believe that one of the reasons our programme has proven so popular is the fact that it’s completely downloadable. Clients can complete the course at home on any device they wish, mobile phone, tablet, or desktop computer. There are no meetings to attend, and no embarrassing communal weigh-ins. Our weight loss solution is non-surgical and does not involve exercise. The treatment profile is based around psychology, and it provides each client with a polarised, weight-loss experience, that works.

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Psychology is the Key

So how does this treatment work? Basically, over twelve, one-hour sessions, we will strive to permanently change your relationship with food. A big claim, yes it is, but one based on an awful lot of experience. Our youngest client was just fourteen years of age, our oldest was eighty six. Some wanted to lose just a few pounds to get into their wedding dress. Others, like Sarah Hart, below, who has appeared on TV around the world, went on to lose an incredible 140 pounds, half her body weight.

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How Does It Work?

Best Way For Wheelchair Users to Lose Weight

So just what do we do? We do a Psychological Reset. You see it’s a fact that no child is born obese; eating for reasons other than hunger is a learned behaviour. We will ask you, if you eat when you are bored, upset, lonely, angry, depressed, tired, anxious, in secret, watching TV, or maybe to please someone else? Then we help you change your mindset. After the treatment you will eat when you are physically hungry, and stop when you are not. Visit Obesity and Weight Loss for additional information.

Best way for wheelchair users to lose weight

Psychological Reset

OK, let me give you a very brief example of what we do, of a psychological reset. During the treatment we will use a number of approaches, including Clinical Hypnotherapy/Neuro Plasticity. We will in effect re program your brain around two words, Want and Need. The result will be that when you hear the word Want, without having to think about it you will, at a cognitive level hear the word Need.

Best way for wheelchair users to lose weight

Want or Need

The result, you are sitting in a restaurant with friends and you order a burger, the waiter says, do you want fries with that – you hear, do you need fries with that. Later someone says to you do you want another glass of wine, you hear do you need another glass of wine….On a cognitive level we handle those words differently, the effect for many is game changing.

Best way for wheelchair users to lose weight

Weight Loss For Wheelchair Users

As you can read on the pages of the dedicated website, the treatment is based around the most scientifically researched therapy in the world, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). However, early in the development phase, we became aware that in the arena of weight loss, an upgrade of CBT would be beneficial. We went on to develop an enhanced version of CBT, called TCBT. Our published work on the therapy has gained endorsements by Professor Windy Dryden, of Goldsmiths University, London, and Professor Philip Zimbardo, of Stanford University in San Francisco.

Best way for wheelchair users to lose weight

How To Lose Weight Fast

How to lose weight fast is a very common search phrase with search engines. In all honesty, people ask us the same question all the time, regardless of whether someone is a wheelchair user or not. The My Weigh Less treatment will deliver a weight loss of around two pounds per week. It is true that in the first few weeks the weight loss may be slightly higher, but it will normally level out over few months at an average of two pounds per week. This is a safe, and more importantly, sustainable rate.

Best way for wheelchair users to lose weight

Best Way For Wheelchair Users to Lose Weight

But Does It Work?

It is the most important question of all. On the website we have a dedicated Does It work? page, which we hope you will find both interesting and informative. Additionally, you will find a link to the ‘Medical Professionals page. This includes an endorsement of the effectiveness of the treatment by an NHS Consultant Surgeon and other medical professionals.

Best way for wheelchair users to lose weight

Above is a brief breakdown of the components of the program. On the Course Details Page you can view a fully detailed inventory of just what is included in the treatment package. We have a blog post that may be of interest: Best Online Weight Loss Programme

Best way for wheelchair users to lose weight. Psychologies featured Martin and Marion Shirran.

You Can Achieve Your Desired Weight Loss….

We continue to be both disappointed and surprised by the lack of imagination and thought given to the wheelchair users amongst us, who need just as much, possibly even more, support with their diet and weight loss aspirations, as those without disabilities. Weight loss for persons with disabilities is no different than for those without disabilities, and in our experience, just as important, on a range of levels.

Holly and Phil featured the Shirrans and their weight loss treatment

Marion and myself are both proud to have been invited to New York to appear on a TV special about our work on Good Morning America. In 2019, we appeared on the This Morning TV Show, with Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby. Our work has been featured in literally hundreds of newspapers and magazines, including The Times and Vogue Magazine. Our Success Stories are here.

Best way for wheelchair users to lose weight

The Obesity Pandemic

It is a sad fact that our treatment provides a ‘Downstream’ fix to the global obesity problem. As is widely agreed, an ‘Upstream’ intervention is urgently required. Stopping people from initially gaining the weight should be the direction we go, rather than helping them lose the weight afterwards. This, of course, requires the involvement of both the Government and the major food producers on both sides of the Atlantic. Read about our work at Elite Clinics.

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Below is a selection of weight-loss tips that everyone can start using straight away. And, if you enroll in the My Weigh Less Course, you will learn many more of our helpful tips and techniques about how to achieve successful, permanent weight loss.

Tip No. 1 – Only Eat When You’re Hungry!

This has to be our number one, golden rule, when it comes to achieving successful weight loss. In our experience, most overweight people eat for many different reasons, other than physical hunger. But, if you allow your emotions to control your eating habits, then it is unlikely that you will be able to control your weight as a result. So, before you reach for anything to eat, stop and ask yourself first if you physically NEED to eat, or you just WANT to…

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Tip No. 2 – Use a Smaller Plate!

You’ve probably heard this many times before, but it’s a fact that people who use larger plates tend to eat more food than those who eat from smaller plates. No doubt you know about the power of optical illusions. But are you aware of just how much more generous the same size portion of food appears, when it’s arranged on a smaller plate, instead of a larger one? Have a look at the image below. It’s known as the Delboeuf optical illusion. If you stick to our mantra, “always go for quality over quantity”, then you will definitely lose weight much more easily.

Delboeuf Optical Illusion

Tip No. 3 – Drink a Glass or Two of Water Before Your Meal!

Reduce your calorie intake by over 20%, with almost with no effort! Research results, published by Harvard Medical showed that people who drank two large glasses of water, just before eating, consumed, on average, around 20% less food than previously. This is possibly as a result of the stretching and fullness sensation in the stomach.

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Tip No. 4 – Eat Slowly and Mindfully!

A growing number of studies have consistently found a correlation between speed of eating and weight, so it is officially accepted now that faster eaters are definitely more likely to become overweight. Studies have also shown that people are much more likely to eat more when their eating is mindless, as opposed to mindful. So, make meal times an occasion by sitting at a table, with no distractions. Then eat slowly and savour every mouthful. You will naturally eat less food and also find it easier to lose weight as a result!

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Tip No. 5 – Stay Away From Sugar and Highly Processed Foods!

It’s a fact that sugar and highly processed foods have addictive properties! So much so, that many people find that once they start eating these foods, they literally can’t stop. And, of course, if you’re making such poor food choices, this in turn will make it almost impossible for you to lose weight. So, our advice is to choose healthy, unprocessed foods and limit the amount of sugar you consume. As a result, you will have far more control over how much you eat and also how much weight you can lose.

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Tip No. 6 – Eat Your Favourite Foods on the Plate First!

You may not be aware of how important this tip is, but the order in which you eat your food can actually have a big impact on how much you consume! It’s quite common for overweight people to “save the best til last” when eating. In other words they only eat their favourite food right at the end. It’s not so surprising then, that they also tend to eat everything on their plate, regardless of how uncomfortably full they feel. Because, of course, they don’t want to miss out on the “best bit”!

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However, our advice is to eat your favourite things first. Not only will you enjoy it more, but it’s also much easier to stop when you’ve eaten just the right amount and leave the rest on the plate.

You can download a free, 20-minute MP3 introduction right now. No email or credit card details required, just a few minutes of your time. Find out how My Weigh Less can help you reach your weight-loss goals.

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Martin and Marion both hold Diplomas in Clinical Hypnotherapy, and are certified and registered with the American Board and British Institute of Hypnotherapy. They are both also registered in the UK with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council.

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During 2005, Martin did further training. As a result he gained a primary certificate in R.E.B.T. /CBT at Birmingham University, School of Psychology. He is also a member of the United Kingdom Society for Behavioural Medicine and the International Hypnosis Research Institute. Additionally, in 2018 Martin attended the Post Graduate Training in London with Dr. Nightingale. This focused on the proven treatment of Dementia using Clinical Hypnotherapy. Welcome to My Weigh Less.

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Although the weight loss results and success stories shown on the site are typical, individual results will vary, and are not guaranteed. Weight loss success depends on each individual’s level of motivation, commitment, food intake and metabolism.

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