Women are often very frustrated in their efforts to get their husbands to lose weight. One of the problems men have in losing weight is that a lot of the weight loss "solutions" are very oriented towards women. It seems that men often have an association in their minds that dieting equals something women do.
We would observe that when men are given a simple set of instructions, in a way not presented as a diet, their odds of following through are pretty high. If there is a clear and logical path, men can follow it.
The new PEERtrainer Cheat System has given us a new tool in our efforts to help men. In the past we have been very "support" oriented, with a lot of focus on emotions. We still do that stuff, and we do a pretty good job at it.
But with this new Cheat System, we are now starting to get very consistent feedback from men, who once they understand the system (and buy into it)... can VERY easily follow the essentials of it.
This is an email we were sent last night from a man in California:
"I looked at your system a few weeks ago when it first came out and the second I saw the left side column, I dismissed it. Even though I had already on my own been dramatically increasing the salad and vegetable intake. I was losing weight, it was very simple, but the daily diet was very rigid and had certain rules that if broken meant no weight loss for a day or two. This had worked once before very well but the boredom finally took its toll.
With much respect for Peertrainer, I took another look and realized everything I was doing already fit the cheat system, just not the best choices, so I took a leap of faith. It took 3 or 4 days to educate myself and turn my wife's kitchen into a farmer's market (which I though was very cool). I also learned how to chop, use a rice cooker (quinoa), craft salads from lots of fun green stuff, steam vegetables, use all those funny little cans of spices in addition to salt and pepper, etc. I'm having a great time... never knew who bought all that stuff in the vegetable department except apples and oranges. Finally, I put it all together and now feel like I know what I'm doing. Weight loss is back on track.
I am so glad I decided to download the Peertrainer Cheat system and glad I was able to get beyond my traditional thinking.
Good luck and thanks for doing what you're doing.
P.S. I was recently in the San Francisco Bay area and needed to go to the store and not knowing the area wound up in a large Asian market. I knew it was different because half the store was devoted to greens and vegetables. The customers, mostly Asian, were all thin-active looking people and most were buying greens. Now I understand why."
Link: Download The Free PEERtrainer Cheat System
Related: PT Community Discussion On Getting Husbands To Lose Weight
This is a great test case! I have yet to meet a man, or a woman who has been able to go from a lazy, possibly simply 'bad' diet to a healthy one virtually on their own. This seems to not only require great motivation, but also a perfect storm of circumstances...or maybe it's just fate!
Hope to hear more test cases like this one--
Posted by: Michael | 09/06/2011 at 06:34 PM