Gok Wan weight reduction journey: TV host reveals how he overcame physique struggles


Gok Wan is a TV persona who’s well-known for entrance reveals together with Look Good Bare and Gok’s Trend Repair. He appeared as a vogue presenter at Royal Ascot 2014 and sometimes seems on the daytime TV present, This Morning. When he was youthful, Gok went by means of a dramatic weight reduction however sadly this was not a wholesome change and he struggled together with his physique confidence. Now, he has a a lot more healthy relationship together with his physique and has spoken out about his weight reduction journey.

When he was youthful, the TV star had points together with his weight and opened up about his battles.

His difficulties with consuming first began when he labored in a Chinese language restaurant which his household owned, inflicting him to balloon to 21 stone.

Talking on This Morning, he mentioned: “We cherished our meals. We had a restaurant, meals was epicentre of life.

“We had been nice, it was the everybody else who had an issue with the way in which we seemed.

“It wasn’t till I used to be 21 stone and moved to London to go to drama faculty that I noticed individuals seemed very totally different to me.”

After realising his measurement, Gok went the opposite approach and misplaced a dramatic quantity of weight in a really unhealthy approach.

He mentioned: “I began weight-reduction plan, and misplaced 11 stone in eight months. I had a really extreme consuming dysfunction.”

The TV star, who has spent a lot of his profession serving to others acquire physique confidence, opened up about his consuming dysfunction in his autobiography.

After surviving on a eating regimen of little or no, the star revealed he began to get well and get his confidence again with the assistance of his household.

Quickly after, he landed the function on the favored Channel four present, How To Look Good Bare.

Talking to presenters on This Morning, he added: “I did reinvent myself. However I really feel like I am nonetheless that fats child who would sit within the room and never need to be centre of consideration. I am very shy deep down.

“I’ve had fantastic experiences in my life, and I really feel like my life has solely simply began.”

After creating a more healthy relationship together with his physique, Gok has gone on to debate his love of meals.

In 2012, the TV star introduced the Channel four collection, Gok Cooks Chinese language the place he confirmed of his cooking abilities.

Later, he launched a guide of the identical identify which is stuffed with recipes and cooking strategies.


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