Paul Hollywood is a much loved English celebrity chef and longtime judge on The Great British Bake Off. He is currently on screens for Paul Hollywood Eats … Mexico. He revealed how he dropped his excess weight during the pandemic.
During the numerous national lockdowns across the pandemic, many took to comfort eating and consequently put on weight.
The world became stagnant as it became the norm to work from home, and exercise was limited to outdoor activities.
The British baker revealed that, like many of us, he gained weight during the first lockdown.
After this, he decided to change his lifestyle and impressively shift one stone.
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But how exactly did he do it?
Paul lost “just over” a stone with some prominent diet and lifestyle changes.
He started working out, namely walking and running, in order to burn calories and shed fat.
He also revealed he did a little “tinkering”, suggesting that odd jobs around the house helped him burn calories.
While this worked for Paul, slimmers should consult a doctor should they want to start a weight loss diet.
Another secret to Paul’s weight loss was drinking two litres of water per day, which works to keep the body full and curb boredom eating.
For those who want to try their hand at running like Paul Hollywood, Runner’s World provides some top tips for safe and enjoyable exercise.
It reads: “Is running good for weight loss? Absolutely – possibly more so than any other exercise, in fact, due to the number of calories it burns.”
The website urges runners to maintain a healthy diet, push themselves without overthinking it, work towards the “runner’s high”, stay hydrated and incorporate strength training into their exercise regimes.