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What does a 242 pound, 5'8 man look like?

If you're wondering what a 242 pound, 5 foot 8 man looks like, you're in luck. We've gathered 105 photos from around the internet to give you a better idea. See what 5'8 242 lbs men look like in sorts of different shapes and body types.

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Imperial
Gender
Male
Weight
242 lbs
A photo of a 5'7" man showing a weight cut from 242 pounds to 143 pounds. A total loss of 99 pounds.
Before
242 lbs
After
143 lbs
Height
5'7"
BMI
23 / 39

My 99Lbs Weight Loss Journey with Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gym Workouts

A progress pic of a 5'7" man showing a fat loss from 240 pounds to 160 pounds. A net loss of 80 pounds.
Before
240 lbs
After
160 lbs
Height
5'7"
BMI
25 / 38

240 to 160 Pounds: Reddit User's Weight Journey

A photo of a 5'9" man showing a weight cut from 240 pounds to 160 pounds. A total loss of 80 pounds.
Before
240 lbs
After
160 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
24 / 36

A Weight Loss Success Story: One User's Journey on Reddit

A before and after photo of a 5'8" male showing a weight reduction from 240 pounds to 170 pounds. A respectable loss of 70 pounds.
Before
240 lbs
After
170 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
26 / 36

M/31/5'8 Male Loses 70 Pounds, Goes From Xl to Small

A photo of a 5'8" man showing a weight cut from 240 pounds to 180 pounds. A respectable loss of 60 pounds.
Before
240 lbs
After
180 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
27 / 36

From Obese to Fit: a Weight Loss Journey From 240 to 148 Lbs in 2 Years

A progress pic of a 5'7" man showing a weight reduction from 240 pounds to 170 pounds. A net loss of 70 pounds.
Before
240 lbs
After
170 lbs
Height
5'7"
BMI
27 / 38

M/25's Journey From 240 to 170 Pounds Seeking Guidance to Keep Going

A picture of a 5'7" male showing a weight loss from 240 pounds to 153 pounds. A total loss of 87 pounds.
Before
240 lbs
After
153 lbs
Height
5'7"
BMI
25 / 39

Amazing Weight Journey: M/33/5'7" [240 > 153 = 87]

A photo of a 5'9" man showing a weight cut from 240 pounds to 179 pounds. A respectable loss of 61 pounds.
Before
240 lbs
After
179 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
27 / 36

Couple Loses over 100Lbs in 9 Years: From London to Liverpool with a New Healthy Lifestyle

A before and after photo of a 5'8" male showing a weight reduction from 405 pounds to 240 pounds. A respectable loss of 165 pounds.
Before
405 lbs
After
240 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
38 / 64

M/38/5'8" [405 > 240 = 165] One Year Journey to Reach Target Weight

A picture of a 5'9" male showing a weight loss from 242 pounds to 170 pounds. A net loss of 72 pounds.
Before
242 lbs
After
170 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
25 / 36

How One Reddit User Lost 72 Pounds in 8 Months

A progress pic of a 5'9" man showing a fat loss from 387 pounds to 240 pounds. A respectable loss of 147 pounds.
Before
387 lbs
After
240 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
36 / 59

Don't Wait to Love Yourself: a Weight Journey Story

A before and after photo of a 5'8" male showing a weight reduction from 244 pounds to 194 pounds. A respectable loss of 50 pounds.
Before
244 lbs
After
194 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
29 / 37

From Ballooning up to Slimming Down a 16 Year Old’s 50 Pound Weight Loss Journey in 6 Months

A before and after photo of a 5'8" male showing a weight reduction from 240 pounds to 190 pounds. A total loss of 50 pounds.
Before
240 lbs
After
190 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
30 / 38

50 Lbs Weight Loss Journey: Success Story of Gooblinandgobblin

A photo of a 5'8" man showing a weight cut from 240 pounds to 175 pounds. A respectable loss of 65 pounds.
Before
240 lbs
After
175 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
28 / 38

A Redditor's Weight Loss Journey: Lessons Learned

A progress pic of a 5'8" man showing a fat loss from 243 pounds to 239 pounds. A net loss of 4 pounds.
Before
243 lbs
After
239 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
38 / 38

One Man's Weight Loss Journey with Crossfit and Cutting Soda

A progress pic of a 5'7" man showing a fat loss from 243 pounds to 183 pounds. A respectable loss of 60 pounds.
Before
243 lbs
After
183 lbs
Height
5'7"
BMI
29 / 39

M/27/5'7" Weight Loss Journey 60Lbs in One Year!

System
Imperial
Gender
Male
Weight
242 lbs