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The story of one man who had the guts to lose his gut. This is a book that will finally help an ordinary bloke lose weight. (Don’t worry, it has nothing to do with wearing a red bandana.)

The story of one man who had the guts to lose his gut. This is a book that will finally help an ordinary bloke lose weight. (Don’t worry, it has nothing to do with wearing a red bandana.)

Ever struggled with your weight? Or did you stop struggling years ago and let the pies win? Peter FitzSimons has been there and eaten that. In The Great Aussie Bloke Slim-Down, he will lead you through the fads that failed him, the diets that died fast and left him furious, and the ways his waistline kept the belt industry in business.

Take tips from someone who knows how to eat and drink way too much - and has finally learnt how to stop. Peter FitzSimons was a large lad with little self-control who has found the light and eventually become lighter. In this book, written in fluent Aussie-bloke, he tells you how to live a better, healthier and happier life, while showing you who is responsible for you getting fat in the first place. So if you're serious about losing weight, sobering up and all the rest, what you have to do is this: face the truth, the elephant in the room . . . is YOU.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143781868

    November 28, 2016

    Ebury Australia

    256 pages

    RRP $24.99

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  • EBook

    9780143781875

    November 28, 2016

    RHA eBooks Adult

    256 pages

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Heavy Truths

Peter FitzSimons reveals the deadly consequences of our chubby culture.

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Lisa Wilkinson reflects on husband Peter FitzSimons’ road to better living.

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