I Used To Be Fat

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  • 2010
  • 3 Seasons
  • 6.9  (180)

I Used to Be Fat was a reality TV show aired on MTV in 2010 that followed the journey of a overweight teenagers trying to lose weight during their summer break before starting college. The show features 10 participants from different backgrounds, each with a unique weight challenge. The show is hosted by celebrity trainers and nutritionists who guide the teenagers through the weight loss process.

The show's main subject, Nikolas, is a likable and charismatic young man from Staten Island. Nik's weight problem began after his father's suicide when he was 13, and he resorted to food as a coping mechanism. After five years of emotional eating, Nik hit an all-time high of 285 pounds. Now, with the help of trainers Jason and Ashley, Nik aims to lose a significant amount of weight and get in shape before starting college.

At the start of the show, we see Nik's friend throw him a going-away party as he prepares for college. Nik is visibly overweight and uncomfortable as he tries to socialize with his friends. Once the party ends, Nik is alone and opens up about his weight struggles, explaining that he feels like he's missed out on all the typical teenage experiences because of his size.

Over the next several weeks, Nik works diligently to reach his weight loss goals, starting with an extreme workout regime that includes running, weight training, and cardio exercises that push him to his limit. Throughout his journey, Nik's trainers help him to stay motivated, providing him with the encouragement and direction he needs to stick to his diet and exercise commitments.

Aside from his workouts, the show also explores Nik's relationship with his mother, who doesn't support his weight loss journey at first. However, as Nik continues to make progress and show commitment to his health, his mother eventually comes around and becomes his biggest supporter.

I Used to Be Fat is an inspiring series that empowers young people to take control of their lives through diet and exercise. The show presents an unfiltered look at the challenges and struggles faced by many overweight teens and provides practical tools and support to help individuals achieve their weight loss goals. Through his journey, Nik proves that with hard work and determination, it is possible to transform your body and mind.

Overall, I Used to Be Fat is an emotional and inspiring show that is sure to resonate with viewers struggling with similar lifestyle issues. Despite dealing with challenging emotions and physical routines, Nik's attitude towards the process is admirable and showcases how positivity and dedication can take one to places. The show is a definite recommendation for anyone looking to make positive lifestyle changes.

I Used To Be Fat is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (28 episodes). The series first aired on December 29, 2010.

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Where to Watch I Used To Be Fat
I Used To Be Fat is available for streaming on the MTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch I Used To Be Fat on demand at Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    December 29, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (180)