Whether you’re trying to eat healthier or start a new workout plan, making a change is never easy—and that was certainly true for Charles Bourdeau. The 28-year-old from Quebec started small, working out two minutes at a time. On the strength of a relative’s advice, he also decided to try the Keto diet. Over the course of a year, the combination worked wonders. Bourdeau lost more than 100 pounds and now says he’s feeling better than ever. Here, he shares the story of how he took the initial steps that transformed his life.