Does Happify Work?

Happify is the latest in a long line of online solutions to attempt to cure our brains. As men who want to lose weight there is more often than not a mental element to our battles against fat – whether it’s stress at work, negative thought patterns or something more deep-rooted. We asked MAN v […]

Weight Loss Transformations – Terrell Clemens #AmazingLoser

Name: Terrell Clemens Job: Tyre technician Height: 6′ (182.9 cm) Age: 26 Location: Philadephia Highest weight: 280 lbs (127 kg) Lowest weight: 180 lbs (81.6 kg) Like a lot of Amazing Losers, your story started out with a negative, which you managed to turn into a positive. What happened? Ultimately, my weight loss was for a girl. The mother of […]

Win A Weight Loss Boot Camp For Two With Xtreme Worth Over £1,200

Get excited: we have not one, but two, places up for grabs on the amazing Xtreme Boot Camps, the toughest and most effective fitness boot camp in the UK. Anyone who has been following #ProjectGarry (and if not, you can see it all here and here) will know that boot camps are really effective and Xtreme Boot Camps are among the best […]

10 Genuinely Surprising Things About Weight Loss

Men’s Health Week starts today and sees a number of initiatives helping to address the horrifying statistic that one in five men dies before he reaches 65. To support this MAN v FAT wants to get over 1,000 men to take our Health Report this week. It’s a simple, three minute quiz which provides you […]

Share Your Best Recipes: Sweet Potato and Tomato Soup

Over on the forum Jaxom is a popular guy who’s always up for supporting other MAN v FAT members with their weight loss. He’s also a terrific cook, so we challenged him to put together a soup recipe after he claimed that he could make one better than a certain well-known soup brand’s tomato soup. Do […]

The Ten Commandments Of Dieting Preparation

As the great bard once said: “Sunday, Monday: Happy Days, Tuesday, Wednesday: Happy Days. Thursday, Friday: Happy Days. The weekend comes, my cycle hums – ready to race to you.” Wise words indeed, but absolutely no help whatsoever if you’re looking for advice about dieting. For that we really need to focus on the weekend – that glorious two […]

Five Medications That Are Killing Your Diet

Last week, Harvard researchers predicted that obesity will overtake smoking as the leading cause of cancer within the next ten years. It seems unfair then that many of the drugs doctors prescribe for conditions linked to obesity can cause you to gain weight. We thought it might be helpful to list some commonly prescribed drugs […]

Weight Loss Transformations – Dan Fish #AmazingLoser

Name: Dan Fish Job: Company Director (Telecoms) Height: 5′ 11″ (180.3 cm) Age: 36 Highest weight: 308 lbs (139.7 kg) Lowest weight: 200 lbs (90.7 kg) Dan – you join our prestigious 100lb + club of Amazing Losers who have experienced incredible weight loss transformations. Congratulations! Did you put on weight gradually or was it just always there? […]

Can Fat Men Do CrossFit?

Over on Facebook we’ve always enjoyed giving a bit of grief to the very vocal CrossFit community, just because very occasionally they can sound the eensiest bit like a cult and because we’re jerks like that. One passionate CrossFitter and MAN v FAT member Mike Halewood got in touch to defend his hobby, so we took […]