Fundraising Dad Loses 10 Stone, Gains Pounds

A Wirral man who lost 10 stone in a year has told Radio Clatterbridge he'll be putting his new fitness to good use - raising money for two local charities.

Adam Harding-Jones hit the headlines when he dropped a third of his bodyweight after adopting a controversial juicing diet.

Adam Harding-Jones in the studioThe 48 year old came into the studio to tell Coffee Club presenter Steve Evans all about the changes.

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Doctors had warned 30-stone Adam, from Wallasey, that he could be putting his life at risk with his regular diet of burgers, snacks and cheesy chips.

Adam before changing his lifestyle

So he decided to start exercising and using making vegetable and fruit juices at home.

In the evening, he would eat a fresh home-cooked meal.

Adam told listeners how he now wants to raise money for Wirral Hospice St John's and The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity through his exercise.

"Dad passed away from lung cancer just before Christmas 2011. This is to support mum and to focus his memory to some great events." - Adam Harding-Jones

Adam's now planning to enter all sorts of fundraisers from half-marathons and obstacle races to long-distance bike rides.

He hopes that what he'll lose in stone, he'll gain in pounds!

Follow this link to donate at Adam's JustGiving page.

Dieting dad Adam Harding-Jones talks to Radio Clatterbridge about dieting and fundraising by Radio Clatterbridge on Mixcloud

 

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