Not all we men who struggle with our weight are raised with sloppy discipline or bad habits – in fact, it’s often the guys in peak condition, who train hard and eat, er, harder, for whom the sudden cessation of exercise can have a massive impact. We’re all used to hearing men (particularly in ’90s sitcoms) complain that when they were young they could eat what they wanted and never
Tag "biggest losers"
Every weight loss journey begins with a first step and some will take you further, faster, than others. After a health scare, this week’s Amazing Loser Zach made the first brave step towards his weight loss goal by electing to have gastric bypass surgery. As many of us have either experienced or worried about, rapid weight loss often leaves us with loose skin that can be costly to have removed. No
Men who have struggled with obesity often share similar vices – a nice, frosty, calorie-laden beer being a common example – and this week’s Amazing Loser Roger Smith is no exception. Like his American Dad namesake, Roger’s other great vice besides booze was junk food, but unlike Stan’s alien pal, Our Roger didn’t so much defecate gold as regurgitate golden arches. While this wasn’t the catalyst for change, it was symptomatic
Because overeating is so closely linked with one’s emotional state, it’s easy to see how seeking the approval of others can lead to poor eating choices. For this week’s Amazing Loser Mark, acknowledging the influence of friends and family on his eating habits not only helped him to recognise how he reached his highest weight, but also which relationships in his life were having a negative effect on his chances of
Ketogenic diets can work really well for men looking to lose weight – after all, what man doesn’t love the idea of scarfing a shedful of meat and getting in better shape while he’s at it? The problem is it can quickly become expensive and when it comes to successful long-term weight loss, consistency is key. However, as Jonathan and his brother discovered, Keto can be a great way to