The best ways to motivate men to lose weight

AFTER running the GutBusters men’s waist-loss program in the 1990s, I published some ideas about men’s attitudes to their weight, based on experiences from the program.

Given that obesity rates are still rising, it may be a good time to revisit these and see how they may have changed and how this may affect clinical practice in assisting men with their weight control now, compared with two decades ago.

Men address weight loss as a one-off job, while women see it as ongoing. Men regard weight loss as akin