Peter Wilson loses 14kg in 12 weeks

How long have you been a member of Health Mates?

I have been a member of Health Mates Fitness Centre for approximately 18 months. I started my Young at Heart program in January 2014 and joined soon after.

What is it that inspired you to join?

I joined with the goal of improving both my physical and mental attitude in regards to some health issues that I was having at the time.

What do you focus on with your training?

I am currently following a program that was tailored to suit my pre-determined goals. My most recent program focuses on High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). It is a combination of both weights and cardio designed to assist me lose weight; and so far so good!

What have you achieved so far with your training?

Utililising my personal HIIT program along with a modified diet I have achieved a near 14 kilo weight loss in approximately 12 weeks. I am incredibly happy with my progress, as is my Personal Trainer, Ben.

What is the next step for you in regards to exercise?

As I have reached my weight loss goals, I have booked in to have a fitness maintenance program written for me. The aim is to keep my weight down and continue to maintain and increase my fitness. I am looking forward to changing up my workout.

What are your goals for the future?

What I am really after is to continue to exercise and reap the rewards of a healthy, active lifestyle for years to come. I have noticed an improved quality of life that I want to keep!

What advice would you give to someone in a similar position to what you were?

My biggest advice to those wanting to achieve similar goals is to use the gym facilities correctly, with the guidance of a trainer; whether that be via paid Personal Training sessions or Health Mates’ free programming service. They will help you achieve your goals if you are willing to put in the work!

Is there someone you’d like to nominate as Member of the Month? We’d love to hear! Email your nomination and why to Raquel;

There is no guarantee that physical exercise will achieve specific outcomes. Results will vary depending on personal commitment, genetics, nutrition and lifestyle factors.