New mental health platform for MAN v FAT members

MAN v FAT are delighted to be offering a new mental health platform to its members, as we continue to broaden the wellbeing support we provide to over 8,000 men across the UK every week. MAN v FAT members will be able to make use of the new look MAN v FAT Foundations platform, provided […]

What Is MAN v FAT about then?

Our successful MAN v FAT Football programme has helped men in the UK shed almost 370,000lbs in excess weight over the last 6 years, through accountability, guidance and support. With over 150 MAN v FAT clubs across the UK, there will most likely be one near you and plenty of like minded men who are […]

Team player: Amazing Loser David Porterfield

We’re SO impressed by Amazing Loser David’s commitment to his MAN v FAT Challenge team – he’s cut out takeaways and biscuits to make sure that he doesn’t let them down, which is a very strong show of commitment… Name: David Porterfield Age: 54 Location: Darlington Occupation: IT manager Height: 5″ 10′ Start weight: 107kg (16st […]

Chasing goals: Amazing Loser Steve Swan

This week’s Amazing Loser Steve joined MAN v FAT Challenge to give him a weight loss boost – the weekly goals gave him something to focus on, and the team spirit helped to encourage him to shift those stubborn pounds. Here’s his story. Name: Steve Swan Age: 62 Location: Bridgwater Height: 5ft 7 Start weight: 108kg (17st, […]

Challenge Case Study: Dean Bax

MAN v FAT Challenge is MAN v FAT’s newest weight loss programme. It employs the same principles, using weekly challenges to motivate and inspire members. Challenges are based around three core principles: nutrition, exercise and healthy habit building. Members earn points for their team for not only losing weight each week but also tracking their […]

How to start running

start running

Running is having a bit of a moment as people look for new ways of staying active during lockdown. With gyms closed, access to outdoor spaces limited and stress levels rising, it’s not hard to see why people are taking to pounding the pavements. If you’ve never done more than a begrudging jog for the […]

Eat The Rainbow – #MVFCHALLENGE

They say we eat with our eyes first, and if you’ve ever marvelled how adding a bit of green to your plate makes your meal look fresher, healthier and tastier then you’ll know how true this is. While it’s nice treating yourself to a bit of eye candy before you tuck in, it turns out […]

MAN v FAT CHALLENGE off to a strong start

MAN v FAT CHALLENGE has got off to a flier in its first few weeks, as men across the country lose weight thanks to this innovative new programme. With MAN v FAT Football sidelined during the current coronavirus pandemic, CHALLENGE has been created to give men a continued focus to their weight loss. And the […]