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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

Win Five Copies Of Fat Man To Green Man

Following on from Ira Rainey’s Amazing Loser story, which told about his transition from a fat man to running the punishing Green Man ultramarathon I’m very pleased to say we have five copies of the book up for grabs. To win a copy just tell us in the comments or on email what Ira’s website is called – we’ve given you a little hint there… The first five out of

Amazing Loser – Ira Rainey

Ask Ira anything on MAN v FAT Talk (@ira-rainey) Age: 45 Height – 6″ (183 cm) Software developer and author of Fat Man To Green Man Heaviest weight: 245 lbs (111.1 kg) Lowest weight: 192 lbs (87.1 kg) Your book Fat Man To Green Man documents an incredible phase in your life where you lost nearly 50 lbs and took up ultramarathons – have you always had a passion for running? No, not at all! The thing

#FutureAmazingLoser – Adam Barrett

MAN v FAT is where men come to get information and ask questions, so in time they can become Amazing Losers. This week we’re meeting #FutureAmazingLoser Adam Barrett or @adambarrett82 as you may know him on the forums. Adam has struggled with his weight since his secret eating began when he was starting high school, and despite getting down to 210 lbs (95.3kg) a few years ago he says he is a classic yo-yo dieter