A man has set out to become the ‘most attractive version’ of himself by overhauling his diet, wardrobe, grooming habits, and finances over the course of two months.
Max Beaumont, 23, from Connecticut, has been documenting his social experiment on TikTok with videos highlighting each area of his life that he has decided to transform for the better.
‘I haven’t liked the way I’ve looked recently, and I haven’t liked the way I’ve felt. It feels like every morning I wake up there is another pound on the scale,’ he explains in his first clip, which was published on May 30.
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Then and now: Max Beaumont, 23, from Connecticut, has set out to become the ‘most attractive version’ of himself over the course of two months and has already lost 10 pounds
Journey: He has has been chronicling his progress on TikTok with videos highlighting each area of his life he has decided to transform, starting with managing his acne breakouts
‘So for the next eight weeks, I am going to try something that I’ve wanted to try for a very long time. I am going to try to become the most attractive version of myself.’
While Max is interested in losing weight and getting his shape, the changes he wants to make aren’t just physical. He hopes to better himself in every way he can, including becoming more educated and organized.
In each of his videos, Max details an aspect of his life that he is trying to improve and how he will go about it based on his research.
The first thing he tries to take on is his acne, which he admits he has spent most of his life ignoring because he assumed he would grow out of it.
Plan: Max weighed 203 pounds when he started the experiment, and his goal is to lose one pound each week by eating 1,960 calories per day
Working out: To chisel his body, he Googled actor Ryan Gosling’s workout routine and has started lifting weights
For the next eight weeks, he will be cleansing, moisturizing, and exfoliating his skin in an attempt to rid himself of breakouts. In the meantime, he has been experimenting with makeup to cover up the pesky spots.
Max weighed 203 pounds when he started the experiment, and his goal is to lose one pound each week.
After doing a large amount of research, he realized the only way to do that is by monitoring his diet. He is now tracking his calories and his macronutrients.
To reach his weight-loss goal, he is eating 1,960 calories per day with 40 per cent of his calories coming from protein, 30 per cent from fat, and 30 per cent from carbohydrates.
Typically, he will have three eggs, two slices of bacon, and coffee with milk for breakfast, while the rest of his meals are fairly similar.
Before and after: Max has tamed his quarantine hair by getting a haircut, choosing a style that was recommended to him by a stylist
Studying up: He hopes to better himself in every way he can, including becoming more educated and organized
Fashion: Max overhauled his wardrobe and worked with a stylist to figure out his best look
For lunch and dinner, he has lean protein such as ground turkey and a cup of whole wheat pasta.
To chisel his body, he Googled actor Ryan Gosling’s workout routine and has started running as well as lifting weights and doing pull-ups and planks in his home.
Over the past month in a half, he has researched how to properly groom his beard, whiten his teeth, and trim his eyebrows. He has worked with a stylist to streamline his wardrobe and find his perfect haircut.
Max has traveled to California to quarantine at the beach with a friend and tackled his ADHD by getting back into a routine.
Grooming habits: Over the past month in a half, he has also researched how to properly groom his beard (pictured), whiten his teeth, and trim his eyebrows
Goal: In his latest video, he researched how to manage his finances. He determined that 50 per cent of his income will go towards his needs and 30 per cent towards his wants
He’s also pushed himself to try new things, including singing and taking flying lessons to fulfill his dream of getting his pilot’s license.
So far, the digital entrepreneur has lost 10 pounds, but just when he was starting to feel and look better, he fell off his routine at the start of July and went back to eating takeout and lounging around.
After vowing to get back into the groove, he released his latest video about becoming more financially savvy earlier this week, 11 days before his July 25 deadline.
‘I genuinely want to become the best version of myself in every aspect of my life,’ he explains. ‘Because if I am the most educated, in shape, happiest, healthiest version of who I can be, I can do anything. I can become limitless.’