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Future Amazing Losers – Paul Dolman-Darrall

If you’ve spent time on the MAN v FAT forum then you’ll probably have already met Paul Dolman-Darrall. He’s a very vocal presence and often brings his considerable experience to help others who are looking to lose weight. Although he’s already shifted a lot of weight – down from 210 lbs (95 kg) in January to 155 lbs (70.1 kg) – the reason he’s in a Future Amazing Loser post is because

Can Fat Men Do Parkour?

Neknominations and Ice Bucket Challenges are so yesterday, over on the MAN v FAT forum there’s a new contender in town called the Pass It On challenge. Anyone on the forum can get nominated to try something new, it could be a food, a new form of exercise, a healthy living habit like 16:8 or probiotics, it’s anything that could increase the well-being of the person you’re passing it onto. Once

Is The Eatwell Plate About To Change? Professor Kevin Fenton Interview Exclusive

Professor Kevin Fenton is the Director of Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England. That means he’s the man responsible for a number of health campaigns that aim to help men to beat fat. MAN v FAT got the chance to talk to him about his views on obesity, carbs, the ever-controversial Eatwell Plate and whether enough is being done to support men.  Hi Kevin, thanks for taking the time to

Get your exclusive preview of The MAN v FAT Weight Loss Manual

Are you ready to lose weight? Sick of diet books that tell you to quit carbs, buy expensive equipment or follow complicated plans? So were we. That’s why we wrote the MAN v FAT Weight Loss Manual, a no bullshit account of everything you need to lose weight forever, with no tricks, diets or gimmicks. We’ve got an exclusive free preview for MAN v FAT readers. Simply click on the

Amazing Loser – Jon Calvo

Age: 25 YouTube Star 5’6″ (167 cm) Heaviest weight: 340lb (154.2 kg) Lowest weight: 152lb (68.9 kg) Why were the videos so popular? I think part of the reason they gained a lot of success is because it’s just a story of hope. I think people just need to see that hope is possible. In their own lives maybe they didn’t think it was possible or they gave up on themselves.

Future Amazing Loser – Adam Windass

It’s the same for everyone – before you become an Amazing Loser, by default you are a Future Amazing Loser. This week we’re speaking to Adam Windass (or Adamski as he goes by on the forums) to ask him about his weight loss, what he knows that trips him up, to share what he’s learned so far and find out what he’s planning to do next. You can see Adam at

What Do You Want From A MAN v FAT Class?

We’ve had a great response to the idea that we floated about MAN v FAT classes. It seems there’s a lot of you out there who don’t relish the idea of joining Weight Watchers, but still see the value that you could get from a weekly class. This is great as it fits in with what the Big Fat Survey told us as well. As part of our ongoing research