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Trying to lose weight what weight loss and staying -- is a struggle for many Americans but you would never think that would be the case for the CEO.
Of Weight Watchers right.
Well for the last 25 years David -- off has been battling the ability to diet lose weight and then keep -- off now David is chronicling his fight new book.
The -- -- box joining us right now the CEO of Weight Watchers international David Markoff David welcome thank you for sharing my before picture.
It's regardless did you -- That's that's motivation -- it is don't wanna go back so how does the guy who -- run some Weight Watchers.
And of being over.
He was overweight before he joined Weight Watchers.
That's usually -- it works fortunately.
So I behaved I had been a really skinny kid my whole life up to the age of seventeen and then there's zones and before -- got to credit card.
-- was what -- in the world.
And I -- the world.
And as a result what a lot of people game a lot of weight in the environment that's filled with a lot of food that maybe we shouldn't have quite so much of -- and next thing you know.
I was obese and had.
And was not a good voice which again.
-- -- Weight Watchers job I started going to Weight Watchers meetings.
And lo and behold I started losing the -- Graham took me a while 99 years.
But I wasn't necessarily always doing at the right way but then I finally got to a point were realized you know I'm gonna have to finally change my habits once and for all.
If I'm never gonna lose weight and actually keep -- off -- haven't we had you fallen into dude how much -- it's just.
Simply -- in the he had no idea how bad it actually work for I think part of the problem is there's been a lot of our habits -- leave -- -- So you know it's kind of after dinner and you start Warner around the kitchen and there's a -- -- -- screaming and you're saying blogs have a -- -- -- -- -- -- And you're not even really aware of it's happening.
By your on the road and it's you know you just got -- from dinner and there's a -- burn -- hotel and certain.
Open it up and have added ten inches and those types of things like you're sort of so those are -- of -- -- members of habits that can actually be your best friends -- once and for all working in daily exercise and learning how to consistently have a healthy breakfast.
Those who have things are became my go to habits if you were over it allowed me eventually keep the weight off -- -- -- -- -- three years.
-- the interesting thing is you right in this book from the male perspective.
-- how how -- men and women approach weight loss and the seat of trying to overcome that differently.
You know it's funny in some ways are different some -- of the same an affront both kind of amusing when men lose weight but tendered kind of go to war.
So siege mentality there will do whatever it takes for a period of -- weeks.
The problem they do that as they get to the -- -- it's peacetime.
And go bad guys very humanitarian screaming won't -- -- regain the weight.
There's also funny things like men would say -- you know -- -- -- and emotional leader.
Has said no.
But it's -- and exits -- huge life.
Because actually you know it's like we need for a lot of reasons that have nothing to do -- pretty hungry so in some ways they're not quite so different than women.
In terms of some of the challenges we deal with fortress a lot of times I am just amazed at how many people do we what you see right now one point two million members attend over 45000 Weight Watchers meetings he gets in the -- -- the peer pressure and support and another -- in a month.
And I know a lot of people who have -- the program are on the program and it worked -- It's made a huge difference my hours removed since it's moved the book -- -- was lost was my way of trying to have church of rampant right massacre -- thank you much for joining us thank you very much.
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