Fasted cardio: should you exercise on an empty stomach?

fasted cardio

Have you ever gone for a workout and then thought shit, I forgot to have breakfast? Well, fasted cardio is that, but on purpose. It’s been a theory in fitness circles for years, but what exactly is fasted cardio, and should you try it? What is fasted cardio? Fasted cardio is exercising after fasting, so […]

Walking for weight loss

walking for weight loss

It’s obvious that moving more is good for you, and you can’t get more basic than going for a good ol’ fashioned walk. What’s not to love? It’s free, you can do it with no equipment, it’s accessible to most and it’s rather good for you – and walking is pretty good for weight loss. […]

Benefits of resistance bands for strength training

benefits of resistance bands

Strength training improves your overall health while also focusing on muscle development. However, when performed with only free weights, the outcome is not as good as with resistance bands. The reason being many execute free weight exercises, such as dumbbell use, too fast to get the full use of their muscles. Resistance bands can be […]

Why is breakfast important?

breakfast important

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? Whether it’s a full English, a bowl of cereal or pancakes piled high, how you break your fast sets you up for the day. But if you’re not a breakfast person, will your weight loss stall if you can’t face a bowl of Kellogg’s finest […]

Football’s back – now get fit like the pros

Where will Liverpool win the title, will Pogba and Fernades play well together and which three teams will face the drop? Football’s back on the box guys and there’s plenty to be watching. We’ve had some time off from MAN v FAT’s leagues this year and soaked up the sunshine (and been soaked by the […]

Obesity and COVID-19 – are they linked?

I think we can agree, this has been a pretty surreal situation for everyone. For many, the amount of takeaways and comfort food is so off the chart, we’d definitely fail the bleep test! But there is a serious side to the gorging – the impact of how coronavirus can affect those carrying extra weight. […]

How to deal with stress

how to deal with stress

You’re stressed, I’m stressed, we’re all stressed. Welcome to the 21st century! It might be hard to imagine a stress-free life, but there are ways you can deal with stress and minimise its effect on your life. No matter what the source of your stress is, here are a few ways you can deal with […]

“I feel like a different man” – Amazing Loser Phil Stonell

This week’s Amazing Loser Phil’s MAN v FAT Football journey was cut short by a pesky global pandemic, but he hasn’t let that stop him. He’s fully embraced online support and has gone from being a total couch potato to cycling a whopping 25 miles a day… Name: Phil Stonell Location: Hastings Start weight: 131.8kg / 20st […]