Paul James, a former model and personal trainer in Melbourne, set out to gain a large amount of weight to see how his overweight clients truly felt- to get inside of their heads. He said it was difficult to relate to his heavy clients- so he decided to see what it was like.
He started eating like crazy, stopped exercising,
and gained over 40kg (roughly 88 pounds) in just 4 months.
He went from this to this:
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He's keeping the weight on until July and then plans to work hard and lose it by October.
Crazy or Brilliant?