Losing weight is one of the most difficult challenges that the average person has to contend with. Let’s face it, pretty much everyone, at some point in their lives, has made the decision to lose weight or at least to start taking better care of their bodies.

However, it’s difficult because once we have become accustomed to a certain lifestyle, it can feel almost impossible to break ourselves out of it.

Here are some handy tips on how to lose weight for any beginners out there:

It’s so easy to lose motivation and give up before barely even scratching the surface.

For those of us who lack motivation but are dangerously overweight, it can take something pretty drastic or extreme before we are willing to give our all to a much-needed weight loss journey.

Tony Bussey from Alberta, Canada knows what it is like to be in a position where he feels desperate to completely transform his health and lifestyle for the better.

In fact, Bussey was so large that he was forced to take up two whole plane seats after being evacuated from the flames of the Fort McMurray wildfire back in 2016.

The doting dad was so ashamed of the fact that his size had made it necessary to go to such extreme precautions during a potentially life-saving evacuation that he made a promise to himself that he would embark on a life-changing weight loss journey.

Weighing in at 567 lbs, he knew it would be a difficult feat, but he was willing to do everything it took, for his daughter if not for himself.

On May 1, the devastating fire began southwest of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada.