• In the 1930s and 1940s, lifestyle changes led Dylan Thomas to gain weight, weighing in excess of 230 pounds.
• Regular exercise regimen, including free weights, push-ups and boards, helped him to start achieving dramatic results.
• He also restricted his calorie intake to 1,200 calories a day, which helped him complete the dramatic transformation of 75 pounds of weight loss.
Dylan Thomas felt that filling in was just part of being a dad. That's why it's called the "father of the father" after all, he argues. The 47-year-old Calgary, Canada deputy director, saw the extra pounds he had put on and thought of them as what happened after a certain age. Taking pictures of himself, but as a dad and a teacher, he felt that "he is no longer really human and wearing that layer of fat is just the way of things." . As a child, he had a heart defect that left him chronically unbearable. At age 1
However, in his thirties, the work of the bureau and what he calls "creature comforts" at adulthood made him gain weight again. He called out 200 pounds, up 30-40 from his twenty-something figure. "I thought, 'This is normal, a person at this point in life – 200 pounds should be the norm,'" he says. The weight was constantly creeping in and Thomas noticed it. "I saw a few family photos and I thought, 'God, do I really look like that?' "He says.
He even avoided weighing until one day he just didn't have to know. He stepped on the scale and here – 230 pounds. Make a little diet and lose some weight easily. But he was still stuck. "And then it hit me," he says, "it's probably part of the midlife crisis, but I thought, 'Why the hell can't I live like the man I was in my 20s?' "
He jumped into gaining his old body, with a daily home regime of free weights, push-ups and slats. calories, he consumes about 1,200 a day; in about four months he lost up to 180 pounds. He started shopping for new clothes and, as he got even more skinny, began consulting with a nutritionist and working to build lean muscle mass. It seeks to stay around 155 pounds – 75 pounds less than its peak.
The restoration of his body gave him new confidence. He is no longer afraid of selfies. "I feel more like a man than I have in years," he says, "and as bad as that sounds, people treat me better (which is still slightly annoying to me). "He is able to climb a mountain the way he did at 22.
For anyone who wants to follow in his footsteps, he says it's all about doing it completely. "There are no 'cheat days' because you have nothing to cheat on," he says. "Either you do it or you don't. Although every day is a new day, all those days when they come together make a significant impact. ”