JOHN HIGGINS has misplaced an incredible three-and-a-half stone in weight – due to spinning classes.
Scotland’s four-time snooker world champion has slimmed down this 12 months to 12 stone after sweaty periods on his static bike.
3John Higgins has misplaced three-and-a-half stone since AprilCredit: Rex
3Higgins needed to lose weight to enhance his wellbeingCredit: PA
The 46-year-old father-of-three felt he was placing on an excessive amount of weight throughout lockdown and determined to vary his way of life, decreasing his meals, slicing out the booze however rising his train.
And he’ll appear and feel like a modified man when he returns to the Northern Ireland Open in Belfast – the third rating occasion of the season.
Higgins stated: “It’s not serving to me pot balls however it’s serving to me lose weight.
“I simply appear to be somewhat bit hooked on them. I am going three or four occasions per week.
“I get pleasure from getting up within the morning and doing an hour of coaching.
“It shall be powerful as a result of when I’m beginning to journey to tournaments once more I might want to discover some spin classes there or go on the bikes within the motels.
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“A number of the boys do operating and that’s simpler. I’ll have to have a scout about totally different cities to see if there are any spin classes there.
“I’ve misplaced about three and half stone. I used to be 15 and a half stone at the Crucible and now I’m all the way down to about 12.
“Lots of people ask if I really feel higher, I don’t know. I do really feel a bit higher however I’ll wait and see.
“It isn’t going to be the rationale I’ll pot balls higher. It is for my complete wellbeing actually.
3Higgins, alongside rival Mark Selby, is a four-time world championCredit: PA:Press Association
“I used to be too heavy for a way small of a man I’m. You don’t see it in your self.
“It is superb. I couldn’t see that I used to be getting steadily larger.
“You are joyful along with your life and who do you need to look good for? I’ve my spouse and my youngsters. It is an efficient factor I’ve began doing it.”
Higgins hit twelfth skilled most at the British Open in August and is barely three away from the file set by rival Ronnie O’Sullivan.
Mark Selby wins the World Snooker Championship last 2021