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No-nonsense: Amazing Loser Ian Gilbert

We like this week’s Amazing Loser’s approach to weight loss – no fads, no gimmicks, just a dedication to the cause. He’s tried hard to make it more of a lifestyle change than a diet and it’s definitely paying off, with huge improvements to his health… Name: Ian Gilbert Age:  43 Height: 185cm (6ft 1) Location: Weston-super-Mare Occupation: Business stream manager Highest weight: 133.4kg (21st / 294lbs) Lowest weight: 90.7kg (14st

The power of saying no: Amazing Loser Josh Deegan

One thing we love from running our MAN v FAT Football leagues is seeing the inspiring progress made by players – even if you have absolutely no intention of ever setting foot on a football pitch, you could learn a thing or two from these guys. This week’s Amazing Loser has lost over 8 stone in ONE year after being overweight all his life and he has some very good

Don’t Stop Movin’: Amazing Loser Dave Oh

When you’re overweight, being active can feel like the very last thing you want to do. Being sedentary is so much more appealing when you’re out of breath and red-faced even climbing the stairs. But when you’re bitten by the exercise bug, suddenly getting active is a joyous thing, as this week’s Amazing Loser found out when he joined MAN v FAT Football. Considering he used to be 82lbs heavier,

Olympic Heavyweight: Amazing Loser Alex McCann

There’s nothing quite like a special event to make you realise, perhaps a little too late, that it’s time to shape up. We’re pretty vain beings, and no one wants their fat to be immortalised in pictures forever. This is exactly what happened to this week’s Amazing Loser, who should have been riding high after being nominated to be an Olympic torchbearer during the 2012 Olympics, but who was instead

Putting down the fork: Amazing Loser Jordan Shufflebotham

One of the worst things about being overweight is that feeling of being different, whether that means needing to shop in specialist clothes shops to find your size or having to request a seatbelt extender when you get on a plane. For Amazing Loser Jordan, he was fed up with constantly being reminded that he couldn’t do the everyday things most people take for granted – shopping in high street