Our expert says:
Please don't be confused. You joined Weigh-Less which is a highly respected organisation that has helped thousands of people lose weight successfully for more than 30 years, so stick to your diet. The personal trainer may be trained in exercise techniques, BUT I am sure this person has NO qualifications when it comes to prescribing diets for clients. The trainer should stick to her field of expertise and help you with your exercise and stop interfering with a tried and tested slimming regimen like Weigh-Less. Please also discuss this situation with your Weigh-Less counsellor who will be able to give you guidance on how to counter the arguments put forward by the trainer. Weightloss with Weigh-Less may be slow, but it is steady and you will achieve your goal. The trainer's arguments that you are 'eating too much food' and the changeover she suggests to a high protein diet, are typical of a layman's approach to slimming. If she has studied sports physiology, she should know that carbs are essential to help you sustain a strenuous exercise programme. Tell her you have employed her to help you with an exercise regimen and not for dietetic advice. If you find the situation unpleasant, you can always change your trainer.
Stick to your guns!
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