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Lessons From a Former Fat Guy. By Steve Kamb • Last Updated: March 21, 2010 • 33 comments. This is a guest post from my friend Jim Hodgson. Jim went from being a really big guy to a really in-shape guy, completing a freaking Ironman Triathlon this past July.

When he asked me about writing a guest post about the fat guy perspective when it. Lessons From a Former Fat Guy. Health, Weight Loss.

Share 290. Pin 489. Tweet +1.

779 Shares. I was overweight. Scratch that I was obese! With a BMI of 40.2 I was labelled morbidly obese.

When you fit into that kinda category you obviously haven’t been ‘living healthy’ and trying to make a change to a healthy lifestyle is pretty bloody hard. More Lessons from a Former Fat Guy – Part 1. Health, Weight Loss. Share 63. Pin 2. Tweet +1. 65 Shares.

Each year Prime Ministers and Presidents like to give a State of the Nation Speech to their people. You’d hope that it would be inspiring, motivating, honest and insightful. The sad truth is it’s often what’s not said that proves to.

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A determined man can win almost anything that he goes after, but unless, in his getting, he gains good will he has not profited much.” — Henry Ford, My Life and Work (1922) James Cash Penney — the man behind the J.C. Penney chain of department stores — believed that success could be measured by how a man treated others. SUBSCRIBE to the Most Incredible Stories Of India: Raghu Raman has possibly one of the most unique career profiles spanning o. And then fast forward to a few years ago till present day when the tables have metaphorically turned. To be an in shape, more confident & worldly man in his 30’s having a more successful time with young women & life in general.

And seeing the general wreckage a majority of these former young beauties end up becoming. It’s like a cosmic joke. Lesson 39: Who is This Wretched Man? (Romans 7:14-25, Overview) The closer a man draws to God, the more he sees the corruption of his old nature and the more he desires to be free from all inclination to sin.

5. The battle between the two “I’s” describes a believer, not an unbeliever.

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I couldn’t believe this guy went from being in incredible shape to trying to be a “fat guy” like me.

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He taught me how to lift weights, how to build muscle and strength, how to eat clean, and how to lose body fat.

“The Life Plan: How Any Man Can Achieve Lasting Health, Great Sex, and a Stronger, Leaner Body” by Jeffry S. Life
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Atria Books, 2011

A month later he wrote to tell me that he was down 17 pounds, and after a year he had lost 80.

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Advice was most frequently sought from those who were either underweight or flabby.

“Muscletown USA: Bob Hoffman and the Manly Culture of York Barbell” by John D. Fair
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This is not a story of weight gain, per se, but rather a story in which fatness narrates his downfall.

“Fat Shame: Stigma and the Fat Body in American Culture” by Amy Erdman Farrell
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“Being overweight affects everything—it creates difficulties and lessens opportunities,” he says, acknowledging that his weight left him feeling insecure about approaching girls and creating friendships.

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There was no way an overweight fat boy could effectively tell other people how to change their lives without first changing his own!

“Born to Win: Find Your Success” by Zig Ziglar
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This is, rather, a tale about a fat man who has defined himself by his failure to be thin, and whose final, grudging self-acceptance is not sparked by any sort of epiphany, but rather by default—by the repeated demonstration of the biological inevitability of his fatness and the futility of trying to change his body.

“The Fat Studies Reader” by Esther Rothblum, Sondra Solovay, Marilyn Wann
from The Fat Studies Reader
by Esther Rothblum, Sondra Solovay, Marilyn Wann
NYU Press, 2009

He began thinking that perhaps all calories are not alike when it comes to weight management.

“The Coconut Ketogenic Diet: Supercharge Your Metabolism, Revitalize Thyroid Function, and Lose Excess Weight” by Bruce Fife
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Piccadilly Books, Limited, 2017

A lot of people will thank you for providing motivation and actionable tips while others will accuse you of fat shaming, encouraging eating disorders, and promoting an unrealistic body image.

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VeloPress, 2017

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  • I’m 10X more agile and smarter than I was before. Due to the rid of brain fog and my weightless body, I feel like I could climb a tower now. Treat your body like a temple. our body is our ride on this world, we’d want a strong healthy body for us to ride in. Don’t treat it like a trashcan.

  • I am considered pretty thin for my whole life and I don’t think it is just genes. I’ll tell you about somethings that I think keeps me thin:
    I usually eat rice with curry (consisting of carrots, potatoes, onions and mushrooms) and on special occasions our family will eat something else. At night when I need to stay up, I drink a cup of water (and sometimes with snacks like rice with seaweed, nuts, cereal, raisins, carrots or cucumbers). In the evening I would usually go on a jog or do something that will get me moving. When I eat a meal I would usually take 30-40mins to finish the food and sometimes not even finish it (always felt bad for that). I am not allowed to go out alone and will only go grocery shopping with my parents once a month (if I am lucky). Whenever I am in the store I would only buy few fatty snacks like cereal, gum(?), gummies or chocolate bar. I would never buy more than 2 fatty snacks (because I would feel bad for wasting money). Oh btw I don’t drink sodas or juices (idk for some reason I would just drink tea or water). And yeah�� I hope this helps out(?) somehow

  • I thought a dad bod was not really overweight but not really in shape either. No clue, but all I know is it’s not up to me to decide what anyone else should like!

  • I’m a lot more approachable and smile more.

    Of course there’s many physical benefits sex feels better, less joint pain, better endurance and I don’t eat as much.

    But the biggest change is how I carry myself. I WANT to look good now. Before I didn’t care so much about my appearance.

  • Cut sugar it’s everywhere… fruits…. yeah honey but that is fruit sugar and it’s way more harmless than industrial sugar, eat fruits for ffs I am a Nutrition and sport student in my third semester fruit sugar and lactose are both sugar from the monosaccharides BUT they bypass insulin and blood sugar and are way healthier than other shit. AND how are low-carb people drink Gatorade? If there is industrial sugar in it, I am a hundred percent certain that they don’t do low-carb OR there is no “real” sugar in it and its something like aspartame (sweetener) in it, which also is not healthy but has zero calories and carbohydrates with some downdrafts like resorption problems because it resorts too much water on the way out if you know what I mean

  • It’s all rite 4 u you don’t have a crap pin in yer shoulder your life hasn’t been wreak because of this its been 14 teen years now let me see you have or solve this one smart arse and please don’t say train the rest of yer body ��

  • Girls or guys like that are not worth what little time we have on this earth they don’t respect how you are just what you can do for them. going out with someone like that will only end in tears.

  • I don’t think dad bod = obese. Dad bod equals a middle aged dude who probably weighs 235 and does chest once a week in between beers.

  • I was 60kg at age 10 and then I lost so much weight over summer (I lost 7kg) and everyone has been calling me “skinny” or saying “oh you’re not fat anymore” or “wow you’re so much prettier now” and like I gained literally 2kg and people are like “she’s been gaining weight recently and I’m just like can people just leave me alone

  • Hello John,

    This is awesome video. I am glad you provided your insight on this topic. I find the dad bod a funny term. I feel if we are all going to the gym to be a healthier me then I should be encouraged or encourage someone else to be better version of themselves.

  • John, the Dad Bod, my opinion, for whatever its worth lol, I have really only dated guys with Dad bods. NOT at all for my own insecure reasons, or to feel better about myself… but because these guys with the dad bods I was attracted to, were confident. None of them worked out, or worried about calories in, calories out, they were genuine, with great sense of humors, they were hard workers, so what they were a lil soft in the middle and around the sides? lol. They had no trouble taking off their shirts at the beach and sportin their soft areas, they were CONFIDENT. And had/have every reason to be. I guess what I’m saying is, appearance shouldn’t be the SOLE reason you date someone.. If you are confident that is sexier than any physique. Confident, not cocky. big difference. lol. Its all about the confidence.

  • Lost over 100 pounds. Pros: Clothes fit better, confidence is so much higher, sex life is better, i’m more active and actually enjoy exercise.
    Cons: “friend/family” loss because toy don’t take as much shit due to low self esteem. Oh wait, that’s a win ��

  • I find intermittent fasting is most effective for me. I give myself a window of time to eat during the day like 10am-7pm. This helps me from over eating at night… my worst habit that lead me to being overweight in the first place. Sure, I go to bed hungry some nights but it’s not actual hunger it’s cravings & boredom.

  • You will most likely gain the weight back. You will most likely fail. It’s not your fault you have no free will, your brain will make you crave fast food and sweets. The best you can do is forgive yourself and take it slow, weight loss is a battle of the mind nothing else.

  • I was a sugar addict. I think my whole family has a sweet tooth and luckily we are not prone to diabetes. Best thing i did was give up sugar. I lost weight I couldn’t previously loose and my arthritis went away, which was another brilliant side effect.

  • 7:33 Omg! That’s exactly me! age, weight, not eating meet, trying to lose weight couple times, trip to Italy, problems with acne, even the Chloe Ting’s challenges! It’s sooo creepy ����

  • Okay, does anyone know how to stop eating a lot? Like, I’m not hungry or thirsty or bored, I just feel the insatiable need to eat the highest calorie food I can find. It’s all I can think of.

  • In the UK, I’m not sure if it’s in all UK countries but definitely in Wales, every year we would have a few days where we would go to the local pool and do swimming lessons just to make sure everyone could swim before comprehensive school (Middle school I think) and like I remember never wanting to do it but I would be forced into it and I could never enjoy myself because of it. It’s not fair that schools force you to do things that your not comfortable in doing.

  • Going to the gym should definitely be about improving yourself, physically and mentally and also the physique will come along the process but what you said is so true! Like if you go to the gym just to look good or to be a better person than the rest of the people, then you won’t even last in the gym or have the motivation to go to the gym after a while!

  • I could tell you were done with the video so I paused it to leave but I realized I didn’t want your outro and no obese2beast video is complete without it so I had to come back to watch the last three seconds

  • Currently losing weight and hearing what can happen to me when i lose a lot of it gives me a huge motivationboost. And heeeyyyyyyy back to you Luke ❤

  • Honestly I just like confidence and warm heart. Doesn’t matter to me if they’re fit, average, chubby, etc. I’d rather be with a guy who makes me feel secure and happy. I’m not so shallow that I’d only want guys with “dad bods” to make me look “good” ya know. Well anyway, I like watching you. You’re super chill, real, and just have a very open personality that seems very genuine. ☺️

  • When you get a craving for a ham burger or candy. Just get a tub of Tillamook ice cream. I get the chocolate, moose vanilla bean ice cream. And I just goard on it until I get sick of it. So the next time I get a craving I remember the grotesque feeling from the last time I goarded myself. So this is how I have keep all cravings at bay. By the way I have lost most of my weight by fasting and on keto. I highly recommend a plant based diet. Keep in mind that the food companies put sugar, salt and chemicals in all there foods including sauses and said dressings these things are all full of sugar. Which will pack the pounds back on. By the way, learn that even all restaurants use canola oil and chemicals to colk there meats. So you have to learn to feed yourself. And fasting is key. Remember it’s your body ask your self one simple question. How bad do you want to keep your toes. That’s right your toes. Cause that’s the first thing to go when you are diabetic.

  • My favourite thing about losing weight is my back and shoulders are not as painful, I have a smaller appetite, I don’t binge anymore and I don’t struggle with falling a sleep anymore. I was 220 lbs and now I’m 158.8 lbs ����( I’m still trying to lose more)

  • Best tip I ever got was get on keto fatty. Eat fat to destroy fat. 50 lbs later it’s still off. Sucks that you can’t go out for burgers and drinks with your friends, initially but once you get to a certain body goal you can break occasionally and be fine. Minus the stomach bloating the next couple of days lol

  • The mentality behind it is so sad! I just hope that people could see behind the looks.
    A very beautiful person can turn out to be very ugly if she/he treat other people shitty..
    (I dunno if I got to say what I wanted, because English is not my first language, but I hope you got the point!) So personality plays the last role in any relationships, in my opinion.:) Love your haircut!

  • I’d like to add in improved sleep. This is my main motivation to lose weight, I don’t sleep well and I have a suspicion it might be sleep apnea.

  • I thought I was so pretty and that I looked fine. That is,until my dad started to comment on my weight when little did he know the food he was feeding me made me gain 10 pounds in 2 WEEKS!

  • Hi Dhar Mann,
    I am your fan from Malaysia. I subscribed to your channel and follow / watch all your videos. I love the messages.

    However, I would like to give my feedback on your videos.

    1) Actress appearance upgraded ☑️��
    I love to see how different the actors and actresses look in each video. Their make up, hairstyle, dresses..etc.

    2) Script @ dialogues i can see you tried to make some changes. But in this video, i think it remains the same ��

    You may make it more realistic by changing e.g. the style, intonation, expressions, please..
    These are some examples:
    “actually, i do..” -> e.g. “ahah! You have no idea, mam.. The truth is.. i have a daughter……”
    “So you see..” -> perhaps, “well… ” Etc.etc.
    “My gosh… ” -> “really?? Oh my… I am so sorry..”
    She also might hug her daughter when she apologize and explain to her…

    Dear Dhar Mann,
    I apologize if you feel disturbed by my comment. It is just my humble opinion.
    Again, thank you for sharing good messages in your videos.
    I wish you all the best, and look forward for more life changing videos from you.

    Thank you ����

  • That last story fit so perfectly with the video. I also feels so much stronger, capable of everything and that in turn motivates me. Due to a disability I’m still well below average in strength, mobility etc. despite working on my health at least an hour a day and eating healthy. I used to be beyond envious of others, now I don’t care, I only work to be able to do more than I could before and in that aspect I feel like a goddamn superhero.

    For the first time in ever I’m capable of occasionally going out, maintaining a household without it taking up my whole life. I hope, with the right guidance, to pick up a job, be it part time, full time, voluntary, I don’t care. Though I’d love a full-time job and life a as close to normal life as possible. These are things I never dared to dream off, now I’m actively working on achieving them. Even my hobbies have shifted from video-games to studying, currently picking up a 3rd language (Spanish) just for fun. I used to focus so much on the negatives, now I see nothing but positives.

    I know it’s a major reduction in chronic pain as well as more steady pain, than the weight-loss, but the weight-loss got me here. Shame the world is on its ass right now, delaying my plans, but even that I took much better than I would have previously.

  • I wish someone could tell me that I’m beautiful AND chubby, not “even though I’m chubby.” I wish someone could tell me that looks don’t matter, and that they simply love me for who I am as a person but no one says those things, and I assume I’m not alone in wanting to hear them. So to all of you out there you are glorious, beautiful, strong, and I am so proud of you for being here today despite all the things that life has thrown you. I don’t care if you’re fat, skinny, chubby, whatever. You are worthy of love and acceptance and understanding, especially from yourself. So love yourself you silly cheeto or I WILL come over there and… hug you? Take care. Please. For you. ❤️❤️❤️

  • The last few years I have set a new years goal in July. When new years comes around and the days leading to it. I’m in a positve sense of being for what I’m going to make my actual new year’s resolution be. It’s simple but it works.

    If it’s 10-15lbs that I lost from July to when new years actually comes around. My confidence and determination for my new years resolution is high because atleast I’ve given myself a 10-15lbs head start. Hells yes, Hallaluigh, and a Napolean Dynamtye “YESSSSS” to me����������������

  • the one thing that helped me is that I enjoy using the pomedoro method that is usually used for studying, for weight loss, not the exact times but it’s like doing things in intervals. Example: I study for 35-45 minutes sedentary work, and 15 minutes active dancing to music feeling the music. This method keeps me productive and constantly energized.

  • Personally I am more attracted to men who put effort and take time I to themselves. I think it’s sexy when I guy takes pride in his apprehended. I like a man who feels confident in himself. Even if he is not the most buff guy around and has a bit of a dad bod. (Although I do think biceps are the most attractive thing on a man)

  • It’s honestly just the little changes and being reasonable with yourself. Craving a burger? Eat a burger, but ditch the bun! Want some soda? Allow yourself one each day. Listen to your body, but have awareness and make better choices. Eating better doesn’t need to be switching to nothing be kale salad and nuts, just making small improvements and adjustments until you organically reach a place that feels right. Every time I tried to give up soda cold turkey, I failed. So, instead of cutting myself off, I started cutting back. The more I cut back, the less I craved it, and now, I don’t drink it at all.

  • My pants don’t rub at the upper thigh area as much. I would get holes there and I would have to either throw it away or sew a patch on. It also hurts to just walk because of the rubbing.

  • I just finished weigh ins and lost 25 pounds in 5 days but it’s mostly water weight that you gain back in less than a day. The diet is stupid strict making my regular diet be delicious.

  • Being in a caloric deficit does not mean less food, it just means less calories. You can eat a a lot of food for very little calories if you’re smart about it. Eat egg whites instead of egg yolks, use PB2 instead of regular peanut butter, eat popcorn instead of chips. Don’t cook with oils. You wouldn’t spend $500 for pack of thumbtacks. You shouldn’t spend 100 calories for a tablespoon of mayonnaise either. You have to outsmart your diet.

  • What helps me is to remind myself that the food I want WILL be there later if I want it later. I don’t need to be scared of it. It won’t disappear. I won’t die. I just need to calm down a little bit.

  • The mental aspect is honestly the hardest part. Especially when your always the biggest person out of your friend group or you family.

  • Back to school shopping is my least favorite time of the year, I always end up with 6-7 plain colored baggy shirts and 1 or 2 with a design that I only wore under jackets. Also nothing but jeans even though its 90+ degrees.

  • These tips were really helpful, thanks for finding them and making this video. I’d say joining a support group is helpful. My friends are fit or naturally slender, having friends like myself is helpful.

  • I have always been a tall skinny guy. My dating life is just as terrible because people still judge you on what they want to believe on VS who you are… When it comes to it don’t let people put you in a box.

  • I’m attracted to a little extra meat on my guy. I want my man to take care of himself and be active and healthy but “dad bod” is what floats my boat. To me that might look like a bit of a belly and something soft to grab around the edges

  • Am 15 and am 77kgs….i was 82 previously but in the course of time i did push myself really hard and managed to lose 5kgs….and everytime i see those perfectly figured chicks around me and them being the only one’s getting asked out by the guys in school..i feel sooo terrible abt myself that y did god push me into this sinful body cuz these girls literally go around eating everything….that is food consisting fat and carbohydrates and due to the sake of their metabolism they still get asked out whereas am the one sitting there staring at my crush and the girl with the perfect waist he’s roaming around with starving myself down…….

  • I love your hair!!
    I totally agree with you on this subject..I honestly had no idea what the story behind it was…I just think it’s completely hurtful and makes her look really self centered to say things like that…she must some issues she needs to work on:-)

  • I just started my diet again after losing 15 pounds (which was a lot for me) and then putting it back on. The trick I used was making myself believe that stuff like chocolate and waffles etc. were disgusting bc of how many saturates and sugar is in them. I actually tricked myself into not wanting them at all. I only fucked up when it came to easter and I let myself off for one day, except one day turned into a couple of months.

  • For me intermittent fasting works the best. Due to eating disorders I sometimes struggle to ‘feel hungry’ or act on it so not eating for 24h is way easier than for most people. If you want to start with it do it slow. Drink a lot and don’t go for 24h without eating for the first month. Work on getting used to a 16h fast-8h eat rhythm before going without longer and be sure you have somebody to keep an eye on you in case something would go wrong and most importantly, please go to a doctor before. Do bloodwork and see if it’s good for you. If you’re already lacking vitamins make sure you focus on eating balanced when you do eat

  • If you need to put others down or have them around because their imperfections seem more obvious to others, you use them as like a shield or a cover for your own imperfections. Meaning you have so many issues that you’re ignoring, things that’ll pop up at some point and screw you over because if you do that with one person, there’s a huge chance that you do that with lots of people or you’ve got a lot of unhealthy self-hate building up somewhere. 

    But honestly, the whole dadbod thing… To be honest, I can actually kind of see the appeal in it. It’s comfortable and laidback, and one can assume that someone with the dadbod probably has way more going on in their life than thinking about aesthetics/going to the gym, which SOME people really just think is unnecessary. Plus the name kind of gives that feel, like “ladies. this is the man you want because he will help you selflessly raise your children and put his body through [approximately] the same amount of exertion that you will”. 

    My 2 cents. lol. xD

  • isnt the term “dad bod” and open to interpretation thu? a dad bod to somebody else might not be a db to me?
    I generally have respect for people who respect their body and health regardless they had abbs or not. If someonedy only allows nutrious food into their bodies (unless they have a medical conditioned), they are going to be slim anyway. But i also prefer somebody who likes to move so we can encourage each other and lead an active life.

  • I was planning on doing a chloe ting workout challenge during the pandemic. I know it seems odd, but in my state we can’t go to the gym anymore they are all closed (not complaining I understand why). I also think I will go for a walk today, I live in a suburban area, so I won’t run into 10 people on a walk lol

  • Only take half the portion you think you need. Eat that portion. Wait 30 minutes after eating it. If you are still hungry, have a little more. I started doing that and realized after about a week or two that I was full before that 30 minutes was done.

  • Intermittent fasting! One day a week dont consume any calories just water on top of normal dieting and exercise and you’ll jumpstart weightloss like crazy.

  • First off, love the hair! Second, I look for people who have a personality that I like…although we see people first and talk to them second it does make a difference to  if they look aesthetically pleasing to my eye. I know that not everyone can have a body building type of body and thats 100% ok to me as long as they care about how they treat their body and mind. I do think its sad that someone would want to be with a person who is not quite their equal in appearance just to boost there own confidence. But to each’s own. Good talk!

  • If you have a plan that you think is going to work for you, STICK TO IT. I’ve recently stopped telling people about my diet because everyone wants to share their opinion and point out what your doing wrong or how another person did it. That point about the sabotage is true, it might come from a place of innocence but beware of people trying to convince you to eat certain junk only to break your own momentum for listening to too many outside voices��

  • Dapper hair cut, and it’s nice to hear your perspective on this! I definitely saw a lot of support on the part of the dad bod on my end of things. Some people even suggested that a dad bod showed that they cared more about their families? Some people were even saying that if you were against the dad bod you were part of the fat shaming movement. It was all very weird.

  • Less sugar and sweets, more water, Diet Coke, black coffee, dark chocolate, oats and whole bunch of cottage cheese. Crunchy snacks once in a while; need that mouthfeel of junk food. One cheat day in a week, it’s actually good for both, your body and your mind, relieves stress, but don’t overeat. Counting everything what you eat, even little bites. Most important is calorie deficit. Buy yourself a mini scales goddammit. Almost 6 months in this bitch, lost 20 kg (44 pounds), and pretty much half way through.
    Start slowly, prepare your body for that, otherwise you can fuck your immune system up, your harmonies and you’ll ended up broken physically and mentally. To be honest, with all the info online you could chose the way that suits you. And if you want take your weight loss on another level, find yourself a doctor and ask him what blood tests you should make before starting your diet. Blood could be a trigger for a lot of things. Then, ask doctor to compare the results after losing a few kg or pounds. You’ll see what your body misses and needs the most for healthy weight loss. Make some corrections, take a week or two weeks break, and continue journey for desirable shape. And the way is pretty fun, really.

  • When I was eight, I had weighed 195 pounds and was 4′ 6″… Now, at age twelve, I weigh 139 pounds and am 5′ 8″. I got to this point because of starving myself, almost to the point of breaking down. And I still do it. I still feel self-conscious, I still have issues with coming to terms with my body. I feel like I’m trying to destroy myself.

  • A kind of video that I never see which I would find SO helpful is losing little weight from 5-20 pounds or so. I’ve truly changed my diet and am always within my calorie limit (I track them with my fitness pal) and I literally haven’t lost not one pound. It’d be amazing if you asked your sub reddit and made a video about this because I have no idea what more I should be doing (obv apart from exercising which I just don’t have the time for this year)

  • I have found if you avidly follow an athletic hobby like football, karate, or mountain climbing and train at least two days a week for that sport (more if possible) the weight will sneak off you without thinking about it.

  • I remember always dreading the moment my mom would say to go to the store and get some new clothes. she would always say something that she thought was a tip to me about my wieght but it wasnt. she would say things like, “look how fat you’ve gotten, your almost the same size as your sister” or she would whisper ” look how fat you look in this dress, you need to look at what you eat.” I was only 10. it broke me inside

  • A couple months ago I went to a buffet for my friends 16th birthday and when my mum picked me up she called me obese. I burst into tears and she called me a wimp. I felt insecure as it is because i hate eating around people then she said that to me and it really hurt me.

  • So basically if you need to lower someone to feel better about yourself..get help. Second is that not many women like the sexy man bod lol. Lesson learned✌

  • I don’t really have an opinion on the dad bod. If we click and have a lot of laughs, that’s what I’m all about. Amazing and horrible people come in all shapes and sizes. I just love human beings with❤️

  • Hmm well I think I’m the complete opposite of that girl. Surrounding myself with people who have better bodies than me (both guys and girls, not just talking about a guy I may date) actually motivate me to get better myself. We are who we spend time with, I think.

  • Id much rather have someone with a good heart & good personality than a hot body & a shitty personality! It’s a lot easier to work on your body than a crappy personality! But with that being said I feel it’s also important to be on the same page with health & fitness so you don’t gain the weight with that person! If that makes any sense! ����

  • I can’t say that i like it but I’m not going to complain if my man has a dad bod �� it just sucks that we call it a “dad bod”, I keep thinking of my fathers beer belly haha ��. Love you!!:D

  • Thanks Luke for making this youtube channel. Sometimes it seems like there’s a lot of hate thrown at this subject because it seems like people associate working out with body shaming. That is so far from the truth! I love my body, I love it so much to the point to where I’m working out and eating healthy to give it the best fuel it needs to live and be it’s best self! As someone who is working her way from 366 lbs, currently at 357, it’s hard but so worth it and these stories give me so much encouragement! Yall are the best and I’m so proud to be called a narwhal and am excited to see new stories of other new narwhals on their journeys to health!

  • The stuff you desire will always be available for sale… That convenience store will be selling a snickers bar in three months etc… you cannot keep making excuses for events there’s always going to be something that comes up you just have to Realize it’s it’s for a season and you cannot give into every occasion

  • I like the Keto and Intermittent fasting post. Yep, it isn’t for everybody, some people just can’t do it because of hunger or cravings. I, for some reason, am very compatible with Keto, at 274 lbs, I don’t feel hungry for like the first time in a while, I don’t eat 24/7, and I actually drink water.

  • I used to be overweight and addicted to food, then I started to count calories and exercise a LOT (still doing it). I’ve loosed all the extra weight now, but I think I have a eating disorder. Please be careful, don’t obsess too much, my stomach and happiness are ruined forever (sorry for my English, in my country we speak Spanish).