Lift Yourself
Men's Health South Africa|August 2020
Lift Yourself
Dealing with depression, anxiety and a back injury, connor mccann had the odds stacked against him. But, with the help of his friends, he found the courage to get stronger and shed 34kg along the way.
Thaaqib Daniels

We all know losing those stubborn kilos requires a great amount of physical effort, but there’s often a psychological weight that needs to be shifted, too – and it can be just as much of a challenge. In 2013, Connor McCann, a teacher from Kwambonambi, was diagnosed with clinical depression, generalised anxiety disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. “I was never happy with the way I looked. I constantly felt sick, and this only compounded my depression,” he says.

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August 2020