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Lose up to 10% of your body weight in 12 weeks without Exercise

No Exercise Required

Personalized for You

Support and Guidance

Received a Health Scare?

You have been advised by your doctor to lose weight, or you have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. You might be pre-diabetic.

Sometimes a health scare is an opportunity to take a hard look at our lifestyle and choose differently.

With our support, you’ve got this!

Feeling Self-Conscious?

We have all been programmed to be self-conscious about our weight and our appearance. 

You want to lose weight to look good … AND you are tired of trying and failing at implementing lasting change.

With our support, you will have lasting success at last!

Want to Perform Better?

You are athletic and committed to improving your overall fitness and performance levels. You want to do so with superior wholesome nutrition rather than taking large amounts of supplements.

By changing your eating habits you will be able to increase your athletic performance, and your hard work will finally start paying off.

With our support, you will achieve more!

Invest in a New You

16 Hrs for Life

Group Program

R3,497

  • Included: Access to the 16 Hrs for Life Online e-learning content
  • Included: Access to a trained Facilitator
  • Included: Access to a Premium Membership Food Tracking App
  • Included: Access to an intimate WhatsApp Group
  • Included: Access to weekly live video meetings
  • Not Included: One-on-one weekly coaching call with Shaun Waso

16 Hrs for Life

One-on-One Coaching

R13,997

  • Included: Access to the 16 Hrs for Life Online e-learning content
  • Included: Access to a trained Facilitator
  • Included: Access to a Premium Membership Food Tracking App
  • Included: Access to an intimate WhatsApp Group
  • Included: Access to weekly live video meetings
  • Included: One-on-one weekly coaching call with Shaun Waso

LOSING WEIGHT THE OLD WAY IS A DAILY STRUGGLE

  • You have tried every diet, and you are still overweight, and you think it’s your fault
  • Medical issues because of your weight
  • Energy levels are low, and you are exhausted all the time
  • Tired, but you lie awake for hours, not able to sleep
Failed Diet
Failed Diet

LOSING WEIGHT THE OLD WAY IS A DAILY STRUGGLE

  • You have tried every diet, and you are still overweight, and you think it’s your fault
  • Medical issues because of your weight
  • Energy levels are low, and you are exhausted all the time
  • Tired, but you lie awake for hours, not able to sleep
Overweight

Disappointment in yourself

  • Disappointed in yourself, what’s wrong with me, why can I not succeed
  • Feel alone, nobody understands my struggle
  • Others have their act together, why can’t I?
  • You are confused about what to do with so much conflicting information
  • Why try, I will just fail again. 

You Can’t Seem to Win

  • You went on a 28-day diet, and it didn’t work
  • You constantly think, ‘What’s wrong with me?’
  • You go hungry to lose weight just to binge again
  • You grew up with eating habits you cannot let go of
Failed Diet
Failed Diet

You Can’t Seem to Win

  • You went on a 28-day diet, and it didn’t work
  • You constantly think, ‘What’s wrong with me?’
  • You go hungry to lose weight just to binge again
  • You grew up with eating habits you cannot let go of
Junk Food

You are Fighting an Uphill Battle

  • Billboards and commercials try to convince you to eat unhealthy foods
  • Mainstream media is financed through ads paid for by the food industry
  • Funding is only available for studies to fit profit margins, not your best interest
  • Even our family eating patterns are so entrenched they are hard to break

Changing your food habit is hard because you are hungry all the time

By 2030, 1 out of every 2 Americans will be obese. According to the World Health Organization, more than 500 million people suffer from type 2 diabetes. There is a malnutrition epidemic happening, and it’s not your fault.

Since the mid-1970’s we were told to get the majority of our calories from carbohydrates. Two generations have suffered through this catastrophic departure from eating traditional wholesome food. The eating habits you have inherited are now causing metabolic dysfunction, and changing these habits is hard. Especially with the current eating habits being entrenched in society and big food companies marketing food to increase profit and not being concerned with your health.

The odds of winning are stacked against you. The struggle is real, and going it alone is challenging. No wonder people don’t win this battle, and obesity has become a common experience for so many.

Having a support system that is non-judgemental and can pick you up when you hit a wall is the exact remedy to winning the weight loss challenge so many people face. We are all unique and have our food preferences. We have many different life situations, like business lunches and dinners with the family, that trip us up even when we have good intentions. Join a caring community of like-minded people that supports and guides you toward success.

I faced the same problems

Hi, I’m Shaun Waso.

I struggled for years with my weight and could not lose those extra kilos. I put it down to middle age spread and resigned myself to the fact that I was one of those people with a low metabolism.

My then doctor told me I was pre-diabetic and I would eventually develop type 2 diabetes.  Nobody could suggest a cure, and I was told to lose weight to save my life! I was devastated as I had tried to lose weight before and I could not do it. That gave me enough of a shock for me to take action. I did my research and learnt about insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. I cut out carbs and sugar, and my weight melted away. I lost 24 kilos quickly and felt energised. I brought down my blood sugar, and I am no longer diabetic. All whilst eating delicious foods and not going hungry.

Not only do I now know the cause of my weight issue – I also know how never to gain weight again.

I researched this topic in-depth and brought together habit-building practices, low-carb eating and daily fasting to show others they can win this game too!

The 16 Hrs of Life Program has been running for four years, and I’m so proud of all the people who have gone through this program and lost, on average, 10% of their body weight with a significant drop in reliance on medication.

The 12-Week Weight Loss Program

Losing Weight is hard. If it were easy, you would not be reading these words. 

There is so much at stake, and your future well-being depends on the decisions you make today.

And yet, you tried many times and always hit these roadblocks that stopped your best intentions to finally be in control of the food you take in.  

We get it.

We have taken people on this 12-week weight-loss journey who were obese and others who just had a few kilos to lose. From our experience, no one embarks on a 12-week program without stumbling at some point during this time. Quite frankly, we expect it.

And, we have you covered.

By joining the program today, you will be guided, step-by-step through the next 12 weeks. The program is designed to ramp up slowly so you can incorporate changes into your lifestyle and don’t have to dramatically upend your whole life to accommodate a new way of eating.

16 Hours for Life Program

Week 1: Pre-Learning

This week is all about getting ready.

By the end of this week, you will understand the science behind low-carbohydrate eating. You will have prepared for the change ahead and developed a support plan. You will have set your weight goal and made a personal commitment to stay the course.

Weeks 2 – 4: Carb Weaning

Know what to eat. You will have successfully removed highly processed carbs from your life at the end of these two weeks. You will build on the habit of getting fertilisers into your diet daily.

By now, you will have developed an awareness of how your body responds to different foods you eat. You will also be firmly in the habit of planning, shopping, cooking and eating mostly real foods.

Weeks 5 & 6: Fat Adaptation

At this phase, you will have successfully transitioned to only eating “slow carbs”. You will understand the difference between cravings and hunger and know how to control both. 

At this stage, you will become “Fat Adapted”.

Weeks 7 – 11: The Burn

Once you are ‘Fat Adapted’, Intermittent Fasting will be an easy next step on your weight loss journey. 

During this time, weight loss is rapid, and you will build strong, lasting habits. Your energy levels increase, and you are encouraged to start an exercise routine. 

Week 12: Maintenance

You lost a lot of weight and want to ensure you continue or maintain it. At the end of this week, you will thoroughly understand which foods work best for you and how to maintain the program on your own.

You will know how to recover when you have eaten high-carbohydrate foods and stay committed to lifelong health.

How it works

Join today and we allocate you to your group

Your group is your support network. We meet online, weekly and your group is in daily contact via WhatsApp.

All your personal questions are answered. The group has a trained facilitator to lead the group and guide you through the program.

You’ll receive full access to a food-tracking app configured based on your personal metrics which the facilitator uses to guide you personally.

Ease into making small habit changes

Slowly and consistently, you are guided to change your eating habits without going hungry or exercising.

When you hit a bump in the road, which we all do, we are here to catch you and guide you through those rough times with suggestions tailored to your situation.

This is your journey, and you are in control, and you have your group to support you.

Watch your body transform every week

By becoming aware of your habits, you will change some of the foods you eat and lose weight right from the start.

You will notice a significant change every single week, which motivates you to continue the process of transformation.

By the end of the program, you will know exactly what to eat, so you’ll never lose control over food ever again.

Customer Success Stories

The program was a ‘game changer’ for me. The building blocks to success were so beautifully conveyed to us by our facilitator Charlotte. The entire composition of the program gives one all the keys to continued success. Knowledge plus motivation plus support from your group = a winning recipe. Definitely, the best investment I have ever made in myself and my health.

Monique

Dec 2021 total loss 21,5 kg; I am cycling harder and further, starting to run and swim again, have ample energy; no more inflammation or gout and no chronic meds. I lost a lot, and I gained knowledge, new friends, and better health.

Pierre

I struggled to lose weight for years and experienced high levels of inflammation due to the autoimmune disease Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (your thyroid gland becomes irritated or inflamed). 

By following the program and Shaun’s guidance, I not only lost 13 kilograms but managed to greatly reduce my body’s inflammation levels. This lifestyle also reversed my pre-diabetes naturally. 

Annelie

The weight loss program that puts you back in control of food

Learn About Our Program

How we ensure you succeed

The most challenging way to lose weight is to go it alone.

We keep it real. You will hit a wall at some point during the 12 weeks, and that is where you need a support system to help you get up on your feet and not give up. We set you up in a small group who are all going through the program with you. You learn from each other and share helpful tips, so the whole group arrives at their end goal together.

In addition, having live online meetings with your group and a trained facilitator once a week will get your questions answered as they arise.

You don’t have to go it alone! We got you!

What is included

Personalized Onboarding

We will reach out to you to understand your goals, time availability, and personal body metrics when you join.

We will use this information to set up your food-tracking app and place you in a suitable group.

16 Hours for Life Program

The online course guides you through the 16 Hours for Life Program plan.

Each week you will receive access to another module made up of videos, pdfs and other relevant information. The program modules you will receive are:

Week 1: Pre-Learning – The Basics of Low Carb Theory

Week 2: Carb Weaning – The Importance of Gut Health

Week 3: Carb Weaning – What is Hunger?

Week 4: Carb Weaning – Which fuel to burn: Fats vs Carbohydrates

Week 5: Fat Adaptation – The Four Pillars of Wellness

Week 6: Fat Adaptation – Why Intermittent Fasting?

Week 7: The Burn – Fat Cells

Week 8: The Burn – Metabolism and Energy

Week 9: The Burn – How to reach your goals

Week 10: The Burn – Turn Routine into Habits

Week 11: The Burn – The Four Pillars of Wellness Revisited

Week 12: Maintenance – How to Maintain your Health

You have lifetime access to this course and can go back to it for reference at any time.

Guidance by a Trained Facilitator

You are monitored and coached by a highly skilled facilitator. During the 12-week program, your facilitator guides you through the science-based progressive plan.

The facilitator also monitors your individual progress and gives you feedback so you can get the best possible results, fast! They will answer your questions, support you, motivate you and keep you on track when you need that extra push.

We are committed to creating an environment of privacy, trust, respect and non-judgment. 

Gold Membership of Food Tracking App

During the program, you will be tracking your food intake to understand the impact specific foods have on your weight loss journey.

You will be enrolled on the Cronometer Food Tracking app with Gold Membership privileges and shown how to use it. We will also personalise the app with your specific metrics.

We teach you how to recognise and eat nutrient-dense food. You won’t go hungry while you are transforming your health. As your gut grows healthier and you eat the correct food your hunger goes away. Your body will respond miraculously to the wholesome foods you eat!

Small WhatsApp Support Group

During the program, you will be tracking your food intake to understand the impact specific foods have on your weight loss journey.

You will be enrolled on the Cronometer Food Tracking app with Gold Membership privileges and shown how to use it. We will also personalise the app with your specific metrics.

We teach you how to recognise and eat nutrient-dense food. You won’t go hungry while you are transforming your health. As your gut grows healthier and you eat the correct food your hunger goes away. Your body will respond miraculously to the wholesome foods you eat!

Weekly Zoom Meetings

During the program, you will be tracking your food intake to understand the impact specific foods have on your weight loss journey.

You will be enrolled on the Cronometer Food Tracking app with Gold Membership privileges and shown how to use it. We will also personalise the app with your specific metrics.

We teach you how to recognise and eat nutrient-dense food. You won’t go hungry while you are transforming your health. As your gut grows healthier and you eat the correct food your hunger goes away. Your body will respond miraculously to the wholesome foods you eat!

How this course helped others like you

What a wonderful new easy lifestyle! 11,5kg in 12 weeks and 3 dress sizes off! I feel amazing! My life has changed forever.

Dalene

After completing the program I’ve managed to lose 14.6kg. I’m still on track and determined to lose more. This lifestyle is rewarding, and the commitment is so worthwhile. Thank you 16-hrs for this priceless foundation for a lifetime of health!

Jennifer

I lost 20 pounds in less than two months and couldn’t be happier. This is the best decision I’ve made for my health, and I don’t think I could have done it without 16-hrs for life.

Morongwa

Customers report an average of 10% body weight loss plus these results

  • Get off chronic medication completely 64% 64%
  • Significantly reduce chronic medication 93% 93%
  • Reduced elevated blood sugar levels 91% 91%
  • Significantly better sleep 83% 83%
  • Improved blood pressure 86% 86%
  • Change to a positive relationship with food 92% 92%

Real People – Real Results

Your Investment in a New You

16 Hrs for Life

Group Program

R3,497

  • Included: Access to the 16 Hrs for Life Online e-learning content
  • Included: Access to a trained Facilitator
  • Included: Access to a Premium Membership Food Tracking App
  • Included: Access to an intimate WhatsApp Group
  • Included: Access to weekly live video meetings
  • Not Included: One-on-one weekly coaching call with Shaun Waso

16 Hrs for Life

One-on-One Coaching

R13,997

  • Included: Access to the 16 Hrs for Life Online e-learning content
  • Included: Access to a trained Facilitator
  • Included: Access to a Premium Membership Food Tracking App
  • Included: Access to an intimate WhatsApp Group
  • Included: Access to weekly live video meetings
  • Included: One-on-one weekly coaching call with Shaun Waso

7 Day Money-Back Guarantee

If, for any reason, you change your mind after the first week, you can get a full refund. No questions asked! Contact us within seven days of starting the program, and we will issue a full refund. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What happens once I paid?

We will contact you to start the onboarding process. Please note that the onboarding process for this program is personalised and not automated. 

You will be registered on our e-learning platform and enrolled on the Gold Membership option of Cronometer, the meal tracking application we use. You will also be invited to join our next group via Zoom, our online meeting platform.

Who will be in my group?

Your group will consist of like-minded people wanting the same as you: a healthier lifestyle. Every group we have had developed its own personality, adding to the enjoyment of the experience. Your facilitator will guide the group to be supportive and help to hold you accountable to your goals.

How many people are in a group?

We keep our groups small and not more than ten people. We want to spend enough time with each individual to get the maximum out of the facilitators’ guidance.

Are there any additional costs?

No. You only pay for the program. We do not have any additional charges, no supplements, replacement meals, or any other additional costs. 

Most participants start saving money as their grocery bill diminishes, and they stop spending money on supplements and chronic medication.

How can I fast if skipping a meal gives me a panic attack?

We teach you how to recognise and eat nutrient-dense food.

You won’t go hungry while you are transforming your health. Your hunger goes away as your gut grows healthier and you eat the right food. Your body responds miraculously to the wholesome foods you eat!

Only then will we introduce fasting. We will help you discover your fasting rhythm.

Fasting slows down ageing and promotes a healthier metabolism. When eating nutrient-dense foods, your body naturally follows a daily intermittent fasting rhythm. We will guide you to start fasting without hunger.

Is eating low-carb expensive?

Once a week, you have a video call with your team and assigned facilitator. This is when you can dive deeper into any issues you may have.

Sometimes other members ask questions you didn’t even think of, making these weekly calls invaluable to your success.

How do I sign up to the Cronometer App?

Once you have purchased the program, we will register you for the Gold Membership package on Cronometer. Cronometer sends you an email requesting you to accept 16-hrs For Life access to your profile. This happens after we have set up a personal profile for you using the information you supplied via the form you filled in.

Please look in your inbox for the invite directly from Cronometer. After finishing the sign-up via the Cronometer email, you can download the mobile app and sign onto the mobile app with the same email and password as your initial registration via the Cronometer email invitation.

Am I allowed to drink alcohol on the program?

Alcohol is a significant handbrake to weight loss. Although alcohol, as a substance, does not contain carbohydrates, it is very high in calories. We stay away from alcohol for two reasons.
1) When trying to lose weight, you should not consume empty calories – in other words, calories with no nutrient value. Alcohol has a high-calorie value and adds unnecessary calories.
2) Alcohol impairs our decision-making. When you use alcohol and are confronted with foods that are not on your healthy eating lists, it is much easier to give in and eat those foods. We are much less inhibited when we consume alcohol.

Is too much protein bad for you?

Protein is one of the most beneficial macronutrients to eat when you want to lose weight and adopt a healthy lifestyle. Eating a protein-rich diet instead of a diet rich in carbohydrates will lead to better appetite control, decreased cravings, and much more energy and vitality.

We will set the amount of protein you need to eat, which will be at a moderate level. You will never overeat protein with us guiding you.

Which carb replacement products should I buy when I'm on the program?

Many food products on supermarket shelves claim to be low-carb and sugar-free, but please be careful when buying packaged food. The best way to avoid hidden carbs and achieve success is to cook your own ‘real’ quality foods. When you do choose a product from the shelf, always check the ingredients and consider the carbohydrate content per 100 grams. Total carbohydrates should never be more than 5g/100g.

What is your advice to menopausal women wanting to follow this program?

During menopause, most women experience significant hormonal changes causing symptoms like hot flashes, mood changes, and poor sleep. Many say they struggle to lose weight more than ever before.

Studies show that a low-carb lifestyle can decrease insulin levels and improve hormonal imbalances, greatly benefiting women during menopause.

Our clients report weight loss and relief from menopause symptoms, but we recommend you first seek advice from a medical professional before signing up.

Will I have loose skin after losing weight on the program?

A rapid drop in body fat can result in saggy skin for some individuals. However, this depends on factors like how fast you dropped the weight (steady weight loss is better) and whether you are genetically disposed to having less elasticity in your skin.

The best way to prevent or limit loose skin from weight loss is to exercise and eat nutrient-rich, whole foods, including healthy fats.

What about cholesterol?

A rise in cholesterol when eating low-carb can be related to losing weight and levels should come back down once weight loss ceases. There are no major issues concerning serum-lipid changes and typical findings are stable LDL cholesterol levels, a decrease in triglycerides, and an increased HDL cholesterol.

Not quite ready to commit to 12 weeks?

Kickstart your weight loss with the low carbohydrate diet for 7 days and see how fast you’ll lose weight.

What you get:

Daily Motivational Videos

Everyday you will gain access to motivational material and knowledge to empower you to complete the seven days without eating processed carbohydrates

Meal Plan for the Week

You will receive a meal plan with delicious recipes and cooking instructions to help you prepare nutrient-packed foods.  Eating the correct foods will stave off the cravings for sugar.

Processed Carbohydrate Foodlist

The list of foods you need to avoid….always. By knowing which foods to avoid you will experience the immediate effect of sugar reduction. Weight loss, better sleep and many more benefits. How will your body respond?