The Dad Bod
Four years ago, I was about 250 lbs and you couldn’t tell. Hell, I won many amusement park “Guess My Weight “ prizes as a result. But that all changed with the birth of my daughter. My wife, who wasn’t a heavy eater, began devouring cereal and ramen all day and all night (literally ALL night) shortly after her second trimester. And so did I. Whatever she ate, I ate. Whatever she didn’t finish. I ate. She gained SIX pounds during the pregnancy. I easily gained 20. My daughter is almost four now, and I didn’t show the same commitment to losing that weight, that I did gaining it. So I’ve added even more. Recently, with the “acceptance” of the Dad Bod, I started looking at myself and realizing I didn’t like it. Then I read about the health effects and really decided that I needed to get better.
More Waist = more death
Each 2-inch increase in waist circumference was associated with close to a 17% increase in mortality in men and a 13% increase in women.
The bigger the belly the bigger the risk
Heart disease and diabetes risks increases by almost double with more belly fat
its all in your waist
More than 54 percent of Americans are abdominally obese when measured by their waist size
For every 35 pounds a man loses, they regain 1 inch of penis length
According to the Urban Dictionary, the Internet’s pre-eminent authority on new vernacular, a Dad Bod is: “…a male body type that is best described as “softly round.” It’s built upon the theory that once a man has found a mate and fathered a child, he doesn’t need to worry about maintaining a sculpted physique.”* Although[…]