This week’s Amazing Loser Dan has built up many different support networks, both in real life and on Instagram, and this has been a big part of why he’s been so successful at losing weight. We’re all guilty of bottling things up or not wanting to bother people with our problems, but as Dan shows, it can really pay off to reach out… Name: Dan Church (ask him anything on Talk
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A combination of things sent this week’s Amazing Loser Tom spiralling into a vicious cycle of feeling unhappy and comfort eating. After a nasty car accident, he turned towards food and away from the healthy habits he’d been trying to build, resulting in him reaching his highest weight of 23 stone and finding that he didn’t want to live. That is until a chance comment by a friend changed everything…
The loss of family members is a cruel and extremely difficult thing to overcome and you’d be forgiven for spiralling out of control. After a tough couple of years, this week’s Amazing Loser Craig vowed to get healthier for the sake of his kids. Name: Craig Davis Age: 36 Height: 6ft Location: Nottingham Occupation: Taxi driver Highest weight: 266lbs (19st 0.8lbs / 121kg) Lowest weight: 202lbs (14st 6.8lbs / 92kg) Weight
If you’ve tried to lose weight before, chances are you’ve been around the dieting block more than once – counting points, sipping on shakes, making cakes out of Weetabix. It works, obviously, but that moment when you let go and realise that lasting weight loss comes from real long-term lifestyle changes can be extremely freeing, as Amazing Loser Jason found out… Name: Jason Fewell Age: 45 Height: 5’11 Location: Yeovil Occupation: Engineering director
It’s so easy to normalise being overweight when you’re so used to it. Aching knees, getting out of breath when going up the stairs, not being able to find clothes that fit? It’s just one of those things, right? This week’s Amazing Loser Martin realised that actually, he was really struggling when he was 94lbs heavier. Name: Martin Whelan Age: 36 Height: 5’9 Location: Cambridgeshire Occupation: Corporate governance manager for a large