Tag "calorie counting"

How to lose weight: Amazing Losers tell all

We love a good weight loss story here at MAN v FAT. When you’re wondering how to lose weight or if you’re struggling, it can be a much-needed boost to look at someone who has successfully lost weight as a reminder that yes, it can be done.  And it definitely can – over the years we’ve talked to loads of men who have lost weight as part of our Amazing

Nerd Do Well: Amazing Loser Atef Ben Nasser

We’ve all been there, sitting in science class stinking of BO and Lynx because we were too embarrassed to shower after PE. It’s a sad truth that overweight teens have to contend with all manner of bullying to cripple an already fragile self-image. But the nerds will conquer the world, as they say, and those of us who were stocky, shy and retiring in school are often the ones who

Amazing Loser Meirion Towell

Name: Meirion Towell (ask him anything on Talk) Location: Amsterdam Job: Process management expert at a major international Dutch bank Height: 5’9 (182cm) Age: 44 Highest weight: 264lbs (120kg) Lowest weight: 169lbs (77kg) Plan: Calorie counting and Herbalife   How did you get to the position where you needed to lose that weight? Just not taking care of myself properly – drinking too much beer, not exercising, only eating takeaway food, skipping breakfast and overeating during the

Amazing Loser Martin Kelly

As long time readers will know, we at MAN v FAT don’t advocate any one particular dietary plan and although we know you’re all healthily skeptical of anything that sounds even vaguely like a ‘magic pill’, as are we, we do like to keep an open mind and as such, we’re always interested to hear about as diverse a range of approaches as possible. With that in mind, let it

Flip The Switch – Amazing Loser Gino Brouwers

For most of us, identifying and eliminating the poor food choices we make is the first step to weight loss (except those mystifying couples on television shows like Channel 4’s Secret Eaters who are somehow oblivious to their own eating habits) but there’s certainly a case to be made for sticking with the foods you love and creating a calorie deficit through exercise. It’s not an approach that works for everyone