Speaking on The Jonathan Ross present, earlier this week, Stephen, 62, shared the technique he used to slim down. He mentioned: “I was very overweight. 21 stone. I lost nearly six of those. “I’m feeling better. (I do) a lot of walking. I walk eight miles every morning. Fast. Just over four miles an hour.” Explaining how he has stayed motivated, he mentioned: “The secret of it, for me not less than, is audio books and podcasts.
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“Music is ok however you are inclined to, each ten yards or so, to assume ‘no I don’t wish to hear that.’ You’re at all times adjusting your playlist.”
Stephen’s weight loss got here after he was identified with prostate most cancers, which he spoke about publicly final yr.
During an look on BBC Breakfast, he mentioned he was “proud” of his slimming success.
He mentioned: “At the second I’m pleased, there’s the vertical second and the horizontal and at the second I’m very pleased, I’m fortunately married.
“I’ve misplaced a little bit of weight so I’m feeling pleased with myself.
“I used to be chubby, I’ve misplaced 5 and a half stone. I used to be 21 stone practically, in April I used to be that heavy.
“I stroll loads and that helps my temper as effectively I discover. It’s not a assured assist for psychological stress and nervousness or the rest but it surely does assist me and it means I can take heed to audio books as I stroll, and podcasts, and also you eat up the miles that manner.
“And speaking of consuming up, consuming sensibly.”
Stephen isn’t the solely TV character to misplaced weight in latest months – This Morning presenter Eamonn Holmes misplaced a stone this yr.
Eamonn’s weight loss comes after he was informed reside on air that he might undergo a stroke or coronary heart assault if he didn’t lose weight.
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During an episode of This Morning in January, well being skilled Steve Miller delivered the surprising information.
He was informed his abdomen fats was actually harmful.
Speaking to the Northern Irish presenter, Steve warned: “Everyone wants a objective, and for you it’s life.
“The fats round right here [your stomach] is absolutely harmful. I actually care about you. I don’t need you having a coronary heart assault, I don’t need you having a stroke, I don’t need you in a field.”
Just a few months on, and it appears Eamonn has taken the recommendation, with him sporting a slimmer body.