Ray Hadley, 66, reveals that he made an explosion weighing 114 kilograms before losing 18 kilograms

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‘I probably wouldn’t have made 70’: Ray Hadley, 66, reveals his weight has increased to 114.5kg before losing an impressive 18kg in the six months before marrying new wife Sophie Baird

Ray Hadley has revealed that his weight had exploded to a staggering 114.5kg last year before losing 18kg for his wedding in a complete overhaul of his lifestyle.

The 66-year-old radio king, who appeared in this month’s issue of Men’s Health magazine, spoke openly about his lifestyle shift.

“I was ashamed,” Ray recalled when he first stepped on the scales last September.

Dan: Ray is portrayed in the NRL Hall of Fame in Sydney.  August, 2019

Before and After: Ray Hadley, 66, revealed to Men’s Health magazine this month that he climbed to 114 pounds with him believing he “ probably wouldn’t have made 70 ” – before losing 18 pounds in six months before he tied the knot with his new wife Sophie Baird

‘The way I went I probably wouldn’t have made 70,’ he added.

Ray’s weight had been escalating for quite some time after rarely exercising and not paying attention to his diet.

Grim:

Grim: “As I went, I probably wouldn’t have made it to 70,” admitted Ray. The shock jock shed a whopping 18 pounds before his wedding to new wife Sophie in March

The radio king regularly ate a full English breakfast, almost a loaf of bread; and if you were to eat out order three courses.

‘Boys my age. From the age of 50 or 60 – I’m 66 now – you just give up a little bit, I suppose, ‘admitted the popular broadcaster.

However, Ray said it was when he met his weight loss coach who told him he could get “ a 120-year-old’s body, ” it finally clicked and he got to work.

Changes: Broadcaster initially agreed to walk back and forth from his front door to his front gate - it wasn't long before he started walking everywhere

Changes: Broadcaster initially agreed to walk back and forth from his front door to his front gate – it wasn’t long before he started walking everywhere

Initially, the broadcaster only agreed to walk back and forth from his front door to his front door, but it soon started to become a relaxing habit.

Ray eventually drove between 60 and 90 kilometers a week.

In addition to walking, he also changed his diet and committed to drinking two liters of water a day.

Weight loss: He ate a diet of canned salmon and sourdough, while eating fewer carbohydrates for lunch and dinner.  He also ate dinner earlier to extend his nightly fast

Weight loss: He ate a diet of canned salmon and sourdough, while eating fewer carbohydrates for lunch and dinner. He also ate earlier to extend his nightly fast

He switched his diet to canned salmon and sourdough, while cutting back on carbohydrates for lunch and dinner.

He also started to eat earlier.

In March of this year, prior to his wedding to former PA Sophie, Ray had dropped an incredible 18kg before descending to the altar with 96.5kg.

Ray and Sophie were married on Saturday, March 27, in front of family and friends at Saddles, a fine dining restaurant in Mount White.

Happy Days: Ray and Sophie were married in March at an intimate ceremony in NSW, at Saddles, a fine dining restaurant in Mount White.  Ray was only 96.5 kilograms

Happy Days: Ray and Sophie were married in March at an intimate ceremony in NSW, at Saddles, a fine dining restaurant in Mount White. Ray was only 96.5 kilograms

Among the 118 guests were Ray’s first wife Anne Marie and his three children Daniel, Laura and Sarah, as well as Sophie’s children Nick and Jessie, from her first marriage.

The, who chose not to have a bridal party, had to postpone their big day three times last year due to Covid-19.

The full story is available in the latest issue of Men’s Health magazine coming out Thursday.

Read More: The full story is available in the latest issue of Men's Health magazine coming out Thursday

Read More: The full story is available in the latest issue of Men’s Health magazine coming out Thursday

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