WEIGHT LOSS: How Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett shed 10 stone


The Chase star Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett has shocked fans with a new snap that shows off his 63kg (10 stone) weight loss.

Years of heavy sugar consumption had left him morbidly obese, with the 57-year-old TV personality weighing 27 stone – facing a higher risk of future health problems if her didn’t take action.

After his secret battle with coronavirus over lockdown, ‘The Beast’ ended up shedding four stone and this year focused his mind to whittle down his weight even further – making his almost unrecognisable compared to his early appearances on The Chase more than a decade ago, Daily Mail reported.

The Chase star, who headed out to work on the Australian version of the show earlier this year says he now drinks lots more fluids – including diet drinks, to help keep the weight off

The TV personality posted a photo from his Christmas celebrations on Twitter where he looked almost unrecognisable as he held a Pointless board game.

The 57-year-old TV personality, who split with wife Katie, the mother of his son, two years ago, was spotted holding a Pointless board game, a competitor show to The Chase on BBC.

‘This was my secret Santa at the Northwich Panto. I suspect ⁦Richard Osman,’ he captioned the snap.

The Chase’s Mark Labbett has now revealed the secrets behind his huge weight loss.

Back in 2014, at the height of his success as one of The Chasers Mark weighed around 27 stone, pictured with the show’s host Bradley Walsh

Mark, who tipped the scale at 184kg before his weight loss, told ITV’s This Morning he lost weight by cutting carbs and sugar from his diet.

He added he did not have any surgery to help with his weight loss and doctors had told him a gastric band procedure could be dangerous due to how his body digests sugar.

The Chase’s Mark Labbett stunned fans with his incredible 10 stone weight loss as he shared a snap opening a Christmas gift on Saturday. The slimmed-down quiz genius, 57, posed with one of his gifts – the board game version of Pointless, one of The Chase’s rivals in the TV quizzing world

‘I’m eating an awful lot of lean meat and as much as I love chips and other carbs.

‘I’m having quite a bit less than I used to and its sort of become a virtuous cycle – I’m not feeling that hungry so you’re eating less so you lose weight,’ he said.

The star, who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2017, told talk show Loose Women he was also on the verge of getting pills for high blood pressure.

Fans were shocked at his obvious weight loss in the snap as one commented: ‘Jesus, almost didn’t recognise you, really smashed that weight loss.’

Another said: ‘That’s an amazing achievement. Well done Mark. Hope you’re well.’

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