Tech

What Happens When You Put An Ultra Marathon Runner In A Fat Suit?

If you’ve got access to an ultra-marathon runner and a scientifically-designed “fat suit” that is designed to simulate the experience of being morbidly obese the only sensible course of action is to put those two things together. This was the case with MAN v FAT when the absurdly fit Liam Almond said he’d be happy to wear the suit. This is what we learned… So Liam – you’re a pretty

Using BMI Is Sexist And Discriminatory And It Has To Stop

When it comes to your health and your weight, you know where you are with numbers. It’s all there in black and white, no room for ambiguity. Take waist size. I know my waist measurement so, in theory, I should be able to enter a shop, select a pair of jeans and leave the premises adequately re-trousered in five minutes flat. Except it’s not quite so simple. In Gap I’m a

Does 10,000 Steps Work For Weight Loss?

Stand-up comedian and MAN v FAT member Freddy Quinne is currently challenging himself to a no-gym weight loss experiment. Rather than spending £30 per month on a gym, he’s spending the same budget on an alternative healthy device. This month he’s spent his cash on a pedometer.  The Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism Lao Tzu once said “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”. With

Would You Like A Free MRI Designed For Bigger Guys?

One of the consequences of being overweight or obese is that things other people take for granted, like travelling on a plane, or buying a pair of trousers is suddenly fraught with problems. Take, for example, getting an MRI scan. It might be that you’ve damaged your knee, twisted your ankle or you have a problem with your shoulder or back – an MRI scan could tell you what’s what

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 FAT member and self-professed grumpy so-and-so Bear to take a look and see if it could make him