Originally Posted by BendtheBar
He won't walk. Lifting is the only physical activity he has shown an interest in.
He won't walk? It's not like he's being asked to run, which I can completely understand him having a problem with.
It sounds to me like he needs some serious, no fooling, military-style isolation and discipline. Not the only solution, of course, but I've tried myself to train and discipline a morbidly obese person with similar, self-imposed, aversions to diet and exercise.
It may take more than you have Steve. The mentality is the hardest thing to break.