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How To Lose Weight In A Month – The Definitive Guide

By: Stuart Carter, Dip. PT, Precision Nutrition 1,

C.O.O., The Fit Father Project

If you need to learn how to lose weight in a month, then read on! This is the definitive, step by step guide to losing weight in just 30 days and getting in great shape for your next big occasion.

There are thousands of men each week that suddenly realize they have very little time left to lose weight before a big occasion. Whether you're getting ready for your wedding, a big vacation, or the school reunion, your new mission has become finding out how to lose weight in a month.

You'll be pleased to hear, you have not left it too late. In fact, here at the Fit Father Project, we've helped thousands of guys lose unwanted weight and belly fat, on our 30-day body transformation program, FF30X.

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The Fit Father Project is dedicated to helping men in their 40’s, 50’s and older lose weight and get healthier for themselves and their families; in order to look and feel great for any special occasion.

You can visit the Fit Father Project website where you will find testimonials from the many men who have joined the FF30X program and successfully lost weight with this 30-day program.

Top Fact: Did you know that an estimated 45 million Americans will diet every year?

But the real question is how many of these Americans are successful? In most cases, it's about finding a plan that enables you to adjust your lifestyle and engage in healthy eating and exercise routines; allowing you to lose weight fast.

This is exactly what the FF30X 30-day program is designed to do. Of course, it will take effort on your part, but you can achieve what so many men have already done; you will look great for your special occasion.

Discover How To Lose Weight In A Month.

The best way to achieve your goal is to break it up into smaller steps. This is true for anything in life; small steps are easier to achieve and help you to maintain motivation and build on your success.

This is why the Fit Father Project adopts the same approach to teaching you how to lose weight in a month.

You can discover the 5 simple steps that will prepare you physically and mentally, create the right eating habits and help you follow a good exercise routine.

Most importantly, the Fit Fathers are here to help you every step of the way.

How To Lose Weight In A Month – Step #1 – Visualise Your Success.

how to lose weight in a monthYou can achieve anything you put your mind to. You must believe this if you are to achieve your goal to lose weight in 30 days.

You can establish the right mindset by choosing to join a program like our FF30X plan, because you know you can succeed on it.

In addition, you'll need to maintain your initial motivation; this will help you through the tougher days.

Your motivation should be easy to figure out. Whatever the occasion is in 30 days, there is a good reason why you want to look your best:

  • To show your old school friends how successful and in shape you are.
  • To make your wife proud.
  • To show off your body on the beach without feeling embarrassed.

Whatever the reason for your weight loss quest, this is also your motivation, and you should remind yourself of this every morning. A picture of your fianceé, old school friends or the vacation destination should be adequate.

Believing and visualising your success will ensure you stick to the Fit Father plan and lose the weight in 30 days.

How To Lose Weight In A Month – Step #2 – Regulate Your Sleep Pattern.

It might seem like a funny way to lose weight, but before you can embark on your 30-day weight loss program, you need to start regulating your sleep patterns.

how to lose weight in a monthYou are probably extremely busy, supporting a family, working all the hours, perhaps maintaining a home.

Dieting, exercise, and sleep are the lowest of your priorities, but you need to make time for all of them.

An adult male should get between 6 and 7 hours sleep a night. If you have less than this, your body does not have adequate time to regulate your hormones.

When you sleep the level of cortisol in your body lowers. This is the stress hormone, and high levels of it prevent testosterone from forming inside your body. Unfortunately, low levels of testosterone can have a number of effects on your body.

In terms of weight loss, it will encourage your body to convert the testosterone you have into oestrogen; which tells your body to store fat. Yes, low levels of testosterone can make you fat!

Sleep also increases the level of leptin in your body; this is the hormone that decreases your appetite. Lack of sleep lowers leptin levels and increases ghrelin; which is the hormone that makes you feel hungry.

As you can see, sleep is essential to ensure your body is ready to lose weight.

How To Lose Weight In A Month – Step #3 – Develop A Sustainable, Healthy Eating Habit.

It is inevitable that you need to look at your eating habits if you wish to lose weight. The average male needs to consume 2,500 calories each day. However, calorie counting is not enough.

For weight loss you should aim for roughly 35% carbohydrates, 40% protein and 25% fat. Fortunately you do not need to work this out yourself!

The Fit Father Project offers a range of meal plans to help you choose a balanced, healthy and enjoyable diet. You can even sample the free 1-day meal plan to give you a taste of what this involves.

Our simple way of managing your portions, through ‘Perfect Plates' means there is no need to count calories or analyse macros.

Note: The Meal plan shows you recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a Snack. All the foods are easy to get hold of and enjoyable to eat.
Simply controlling your food consumption will ensure you are eating fewer calories than you need; which is the key to weight loss and achieving your 30 day goal.

How To Lose Weight In A Month – Step #4 – Do 30 Minutes Of Physical Activity Each Day.

It's not possible to out-exercise a bad diet; you cannot achieve weight loss unless you correct your eating habits; as described above.

how to lose weight in a monthBut, of course, exercise will play an important part in your weight loss goals.

However, even when losing weight in just 30 days, you do not need to start intense physical exercise straight away.

This can feel like a chore and will encourage you to find reasons not to do it.

Instead, simply find 30 minutes per day and indulge in physical activity; this means walking to the shops or a sedate cycle ride.

The aim is to create a habit which will allow you to progress to more formal exercises.

Even a little exercise will help with your weight loss goal, but it is the habit which is important. In the first two weeks, you'll lose weight simply because you are eating better.

The second two weeks of your program will maintain the weight loss by increasing your exercise and, therefore, the amount of calories you need to burn each day.

The larger deficit in calories will ensure your challenge to lose weight is maintained.

How To Lose Weight In A Month – Step #5 – Step-Up To A Formal Exercise Plan.

Now that you have developed a habit you know you have the time and the willpower to exercise. It will then be time to up the exercise to something more formal and challenging.

An excellent place to start is the 24-min fat burning workout

This program has been devised using high-intensity training to ensure you obtain the fast results you need without having to spend hours in the gym.

This is the same program that many men have used successfully. It emphasizes that you do not need to have a long workout; just a well designed one which will fulfill your needs.

At this point, the weight will be coming off, and your formal exercise will not only help to increase this weight loss it will also help to build muscle; ensuring you look better in 30 days than you expected to!

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Losing weight in 30 days is more than just possible; it is a reality for many men and can be for you. The FF30X program is designed to help you achieve this goal, and you will have the support of the Fit Father project and like-minded men at every stage of your journey.

All you need to do is follow the program and remember to take the before shots; you won’t recognize yourself at your big occasion!


how to lose weight in a monthWe're here to support you and guide you on every step of your journey.

It doesn’t matter what your current level of fitness is; you can improve your muscle mass and reduce your body fat.

Make sure to add conditioning workouts, like our 24-min workout, to your exercise regime.

Soon you'll be ready to take on any intensity of exercise you want to while limiting your chances of getting sore and injured.

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Until next time, I hope this has given you everything you need to get started with your conditioning workouts.

Your new friend & health coach,

Stuart Carter Dip. PT, Precision Nutrition 1

C.O.O., The Fit Father Project

Stuart gained his Diploma in Personal Training & Sports Medicine through Premier Global, back in 2001. In 2018, he completed his Level 1 Precision Nutrition qualification.

Throughout his career in Fitness, Stuart has trained hundreds of clients, worked in almost every position in the industry, and ran his own successful training studio.

After a hiatus away from the Fitness industry, working in Corporate Management and Finance, Stuart returned to what he loves… Fitness! This return led to a chance meeting with Dr. Balduzzi, and a place in the Fit Father Project team.

Brotherhood Nickname: The Fit Brit
Bragging Rights: 18 Years in the fitness industry, Author of ‘The Easy Fitness Guide', Father of 4 boys and Husband to a Venezuelan beauty.

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Small note about research cited in this article:

*Always remember: weight loss results & health changes/improvements vary from individual to individual. Just because these studies cite certain data does not mean you will experience these results/outcomes. Always consult with your doctor before making decisions about your health. This is not medical advice – simply well-researched information on how to lose weight in a month. Thanks for reading!


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