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Future Amazing Loser – Sam Jordan

Meet the ever-cheerful Sam Jordan and hear his weight loss story. Sam is 28, recently married to Helen and has already lost 14lb (6.35kg) by focusing on his exercise routine. MAN v FAT got the chance to chat with Sam and in a wide-ranging conversation we covered: Finding good local authority gyms (and saving a fortune!) How he’s getting into Krav Maga and surviving the classes Hookers in Vegas (no really!) Feeling annoyed when you

Five Really Fat Animals

You know what they say – misery loves company, so today we’re ditching the clever words and the insightful analysis forgetting about our own battle with weight and instead we’re going to bear witness to five really, really fat animals. Enjoy. This is a really fat orangutan.  Go on. Try and deny the truth of that heading. You can’t can you? Those embarrassing pool pictures Of course you can make

Honest Supplement Reviews: Thermolean Power Up Fat Burners

Product: Thermolean Power Up Best Price: £9.99 for 90 capsules if you’re happy shopping off eBAY or £24.99 for 90 capsules if you’re not (Boots) What does the PR say: “Need to get to a competitive weight or just need some help burning fat then Thermolean ‘s unique formula is the perfect daily supplement for you.” Reviewed by: Stephen Morrison. Belly Fat: The final frontier. Despite having lost over 160lbs, I

The 10 Most Offensive Fat Jokes

There’s an intrinsic and unbreakable link between fat and funny, and you’ll be pleased to know that it goes beyond the fact that both words begin with an F. We’ve been discussing comedy and weight over on the MAN v FAT forum and Facebook page. The depressing conclusion is that overweight men are extremely likely to be on the receiving end of fat jokes, perhaps because male culture is so much more likely to revert

What Are The Odds Of Your Diet Being Successful?

This week marks 20 years of the National Lottery, which incidentally means that the joke, “What’s got 49 balls and screws the working class?” is also celebrating it’s 20th birthday this week. If you fancy a flutter it might interest you to know that the odds of winning the lottery are a staggering 1 in 14 million. Despite the colossally long odds 32 million people in the UK queue up

Should You Fundraise For Your Weight Loss?

A new trend in weight loss is emerging. Call it the sponsored slim for the digital age but there are increasing numbers of men who are taking to sites like FundRazr to ask for financial support in slimming down. MAN v FAT has been contacted by several of these guys in the past asking for us to promote their crowdfunding campaigns. It’s a complex and tricky issue and we’re still

The Top 10 Things Fat Lads Worry About

Carrying a few extra pounds comes with a whole set of concerns and anxieties, Adam Barrett knows all about it. 1) If you gain any more weight your penis will look like a very small popped balloon Medical fact: the more weight you gain, the smaller your manhood becomes and the further into the corner of the urinal you move. As your schlong is engulfed in the fat covering your pubic