English is not my first language and I want to include this in a blog article. Does the sentence make sense?

There's nothing to stop you.

p.s. What I am trying to say is that a person has no more excuses, and nothing can stop him from achieving weight loss. "There's nothing to stop you".

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    If you're happy to write nothing can stop him [from doing it] in your actual question text, I can't see why you have a problem with There is nothing to stop him. Is it the use of the infinitive (to stop)? Or perhaps it's the direct object (you), which makes your example syntactically somewhat different to, say, There's nothing to eat. Commented Feb 23, 2021 at 18:25

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Yes, it is grammatically correct. I think I would interpret it as an elision of a longer sentence like: "There is nothing to stop you [from ...]." As a native speaker, I would prefer the gerund here: "There is nothing stopping you." But they are interchangeable in this context.

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    Thank you for your feedback. How about this: "There's nothing to stop you from achieving your weight loss goal." I think that this is the best sentence for me to use. Is it better then "There's nothing to stop you"? Commented Feb 23, 2021 at 19:22
  • @AndrejNaumoski That is good. Commented Feb 23, 2021 at 20:03

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