Ten Films To Get You Off Your Ass And Into The Gym

Movies have the power to inspire, motivate, and challenge us to become the best version of ourselves. Plus they give Dennis Quaid something to do. When it comes to fitness and health, there’s no shortage of films that can help you embark on a transformative journey. Today we’re exploring the top 10 most motivational films […]

MAN v FAT Confessions: He’s Dead Jim

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This is a particularly terrible moment in my development as a human being and I’ve spent about 10 years feeling guilty about this incident so I’m hoping that by sharing it with your readers I can unburden myself. Back in 2007ish I was working in London and feeling pretty proud of myself for having a […]

How Do You Lose Weight With Young Children

We love children here at MAN v FAT, although we couldn’t eat a whole one. Legally (thanks generation snowflake), we have to point out that this is a joke and a way to broach the issue of children and weight loss. We have never and will never eat a child, whole or otherwise. With this […]

50 Weight Loss Mantras

We love a good mantra here at MAN v FAT and use them for all sorts of things such as boosting confidence and remembering what we need to buy from the shops. If you’re not au fait then quite simply a mantra is a short statement, usually positive, that you can repeat often alongside a […]

An Expert Answers The Most Commonly Googled Fitness Questions

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Where would we be without our friend Google? Well, if the most popularly Googled health and fitness questions is anything to go by, we’d be walking around stuffed with too much protein and strained muscles. Our friends over at Bulk decided to put together the top fitness searches and answer them directly. So if you’ve ever […]

Six Reasons Your Workout Isn’t Creating Weight Loss

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Becoming consistent with your workout routine can be a challenge, but when you’re seeing no significant results it can be frustrating. Whether you’re experienced with working out or you’re new to exercise as part of a new year’s resolution, it’s helpful to know what will hinder your results to keep you on the right path.   […]

The Most Common Gym Injuries And How To Avoid Them

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It may not come as a surprise to learn that January is the peak time for new sign-ups at the gym with 12.3% of sign-ups coming in January, compared to 8.3 in the rest of the year. If you’re looking to hit the gym for the first time in a while this January, then we […]

How to Get Motivated to Lose Weight If You’re Depressed

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Ask anyone who has suffered from depression and they will tell you that it can lead to a loss of motivation which in turn leads to a decrease in physical activity. This, of course, creates a vicious circle as the feeling of being overweight and unfit compounds the depression and makes you feel worse. Right […]

The 21 Worst Pieces Of Gym Advice

If you’ve just started on a weight loss kick then you might start attending a gym for the first time. Gyms are complex places with a whole set of unwritten rules and etiquette, which can make the whole thing pretty off-putting for a newb. To give you a headstart we’ve put together 21 pieces of […]

Five Tips To Beat Diet Self-Sabotage


We talked through this article on our first ever Twitter Spaces – have a listen https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1yNxaNjQyjEKj Self-sabotage is quite simply the act of undermining your own success when it comes to weight loss. It’s a hugely frustrating behaviour and from your feedback it is one of the biggest issues that men face when it comes […]