Five Best IFTTT Recipes for Weight Loss

If you don’t know how IFTTT works then let us explain it to you – oh wait, we just did! IFTTT (If That, Then This) is a website that allows you to link applications and have them communicate with each other when triggered by a predetermined action. Let ME help YOU For example, if you’re the […]

MAN v FAT Goes Hydrospinning

An underwater view of the bikes in the pool. You can lead a man to water, but many a large bloke will agree that swimming pools are places that too many of us avoid. Even post weight loss, the walk of shame from the changing rooms to the pool is just too difficult at times. […]

MAN v FAT talks to FUBAR Radio About Weight Loss

FUBAR radio wanted to talk about all things to do with weight loss, so “devilishly handsome” editor Andrew Shanahan readied his radio voice and spoke to Balls of Steel’s Mark Dolan and uber-WAG Lizzie Cundy. Listen up… Do you think there’s a way to make this sort of conversation work? Or have you ever had […]

What Do Religions Say About Dieting?

As we come up to Lent, the traditional time in the Christian calendar when we prepare for Easter by going without chocolate (just as Jesus did) we thought it might be interesting to set Seamus Hilley loose to see what the world’s religions have to say on the subject of dieting. As it turns out, […]

Five Lessons The Simpsons Taught Us About Fatness

When Matt Groening conceived The Simpsons way back in the cube-gleaming, flash-dancing, jazzercising ‘80s, he somehow saw past Yuppie fads like nouvelle cuisine and exercise to successfully foresee the obesity epidemic that was set to sweep America.  By our reckoning, roughly a third of the Springfieldianites who comprised the cast of the first season could […]

Amazing Loser – Tony Cowards’ Weight Loss Story

Name – Tony Cowards (feel free to ask him any questions you want here) Job: Stand-up comedian and comedy writer (GQ said he was “the best joke writer around”) Height: 5’9″ (175.3 cm) Age: 41 Highest weight: 198 lbs (89.8kg) Lowest weight: 160 lbs (72.6kg) Click here to watch our chat with Tony, or see it at the bottom of this […]

The Comments You’ll Find Under Every Weight Loss Article

Occasionally, said Alan Partridge, I dost venture South. What Alan means, of course, is that he’s sometimes tempted to stray below the line and read the comments on an online article. Venture South enough times when you read articles about health and diet and you’ll experience an overwhelming sense of déjà vu. It’s always these same […]

Posture Bootcamp: 5 Easy Ways For Improving Your Posture

You might not have that ripped six-pack just yet, but when it comes to a good posture, there are several quick wins that can make you feel more confident about yourself, improve your appearance, and rid yourself of aches and pains without the need of intense exercise. Whether you’re sat at your desk in the office, walking to work […]

Amazing Loser – Ben Fairburn’s Weight Loss Success Story

Name: Ben Fairburn (ask him questions here) Job: business development Height: 6′ 1″ (185.9cm) Highest weight: 327 lbs (148.3 kg) – January 2011 Lowest weight: 197 lbs (89.3) – today! Take a look at Join In if you want to get in touch with local sporting clubs and help out! Like a lot of guys who […]