‘Most of you has disappeared’: The Chase’s Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett continues to wow fans with weight loss journey

Aug 26, 2022
Mark Labbett gets praise for his weight loss. Source: @markthebeastlabbett/Instagram

The Chase’s Mark Labbett has been showered with praise from fans for his staggering weight loss after sharing a fresh selfie on his social media.

Looking trim in a navy suit and salmon pink undershirt, fans flooded his Instagram with flattering comments.

“You looking fantastic Mark you’ve do so well on your weight journey well done. Your looking very sexy,” one fan wrote.


“You have done so well getting to a healthy weight and you are really inspiring to others, that want to do the same. So glad you are enjoying your best life now,” said another.

“Jeez!!! Look at you, most of you has disappeared, you look amazing.”


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The 57-year-old quiz whiz has always been open and candid about his weight loss journey, regularly updating fans.

“Down to 52 inch chest from 60″. So was 5xl, now 2xl. Still a lot of work to do,” Labbett recently wrote on social media.


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Earlier in the year, Labbett told The Morning Show he’d managed to drop down to 135 kilograms from 185 kilograms, saying he was aiming to get his chest measurements back to what it was when he played rugby.

“I think when I got married I was about 174kg, 185 was my heaviest, I’m now about 135, so doing OK,” he said.

“When I was playing rugby, it was a 46 or a 48, so a few more inches to go but I’m on the way.”

In December 2021, Labbett appeared on the British lunchtime chat show Loose Women and shared the secret behind his dramatic weight loss, accrediting it to the efforts of “changing his habits”.

“I’m on a high protein diet… so eating an awful lot of meat and lean meat, and as much as I love chips and other carbs, I’m having quite a bit less than I used to,” he said.

He also told the show how looking after a toddler during lockdown has contributed to his weight-loss progress.

“The principal thing has been running around after a hyperactive three-year-old in lockdown when the nursery was shut,” Labbett said.

“I found at the end of the evening instead of going to the fridge for late-night snacking, all I could do was collapse on the bed.”

Labbett has become a household name all over the world, becoming a fixture in the UK, American and Australian versions of The Chase.

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