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What does a 278 pound, 5'8 man look like?

If you're wondering what a 278 pound, 5 foot 8 man looks like, you're in luck. We've gathered 51 photos from around the internet to give you a better idea. See what 5'8 278 lbs men look like in sorts of different shapes and body types.

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Imperial
Gender
Male
Weight
278 lbs
A photo of a 5'8" man showing a weight cut from 280 pounds to 210 pounds. A net loss of 70 pounds.
Before
280 lbs
After
210 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
33 / 44

M/39/280Lbs to 210Lbs in 16 Months: Reddit User Shares Weight Loss Journey During Pandemic

A photo of a 5'8" man showing a weight cut from 279 pounds to 186 pounds. A respectable loss of 93 pounds.
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279 lbs
After
186 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
28 / 42

Man Loses 93 Pounds in 2 Years with Herbalife and Running Routine

A photo of a 5'8" man showing a weight loss from 280 pounds to 212 pounds. A net loss of 68 pounds.
Before
280 lbs
After
212 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
32 / 42

Man Loses 68Lbs in 4 Months with Water and Little Calorie Intake

A picture of a 5'7" male showing a weight loss from 280 pounds to 145 pounds. A respectable loss of 135 pounds.
Before
280 lbs
After
145 lbs
Height
5'7"
BMI
23 / 44

From 280 to 145 Lbs: a Weight Loss Journey

A before and after photo of a 5'9" male showing a weight reduction from 279 pounds to 236 pounds. A total loss of 43 pounds.
Before
279 lbs
After
236 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
35 / 41

Male at 5'9 Loses 43 Pounds in 1.5 Months by Quitting Alcohol and Starting Keto Diet

A photo of a 5'9" man showing a weight cut from 276 pounds to 185 pounds. A net loss of 91 pounds.
Before
276 lbs
After
185 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
28 / 42

My 94 Pound Weight Loss Journey: M/27/5'9" Shares Progress over 11 Months on Reddit

A picture of a 5'9" male showing a weight loss from 278 pounds to 190 pounds. A respectable loss of 88 pounds.
Before
278 lbs
After
190 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
28 / 41

From 278 to 190 Pounds: a Long Weight Loss Journey Still Ongoing

A picture of a 5'9" male showing a weight loss from 280 pounds to 199 pounds. A total loss of 81 pounds.
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280 lbs
After
199 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
30 / 42

M/27/5'9" Weight Loss Journey: From 280Lbs to 199Lbs in 24 Months

A progress pic of a 5'9" man showing a weight loss from 279 pounds to 264 pounds. A total loss of 15 pounds.
Before
279 lbs
After
264 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
39 / 41

A Man's Incredible 15 Pound Weight Loss in Just Two Months!

A picture of a 5'7" male showing a weight loss from 280 pounds to 235 pounds. A total loss of 45 pounds.
Before
280 lbs
After
235 lbs
Height
5'7"
BMI
38 / 45

M/26/5'7 [280Lbs > 235Lbs = 45Lbs] Man Loses 45Lbs, Asks Redditors if They Notice Any Face Difference

A photo of a 5'9" man showing a weight loss from 280 pounds to 225 pounds. A respectable loss of 55 pounds.
Before
280 lbs
After
225 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
33 / 42

A 12 Year Old Goes From 280 to 225 Lbs in 8 Months

A before and after photo of a 5'9" male showing a fat loss from 276 pounds to 162 pounds. A net loss of 114 pounds.
Before
276 lbs
After
162 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
24 / 41

From 276 to 190 Lbs: One Man's Bodybuilding Journey

A photo of a 5'9" man showing a weight cut from 279 pounds to 194 pounds. A respectable loss of 85 pounds.
Before
279 lbs
After
194 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
29 / 41

M/27/5'9" Lost 85 Lbs in 2 Years: a Weight Loss Success Story

A before and after photo of a 5'9" male showing a weight reduction from 371 pounds to 279 pounds. A net loss of 92 pounds.
Before
371 lbs
After
279 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
42 / 56

Weight Loss Journey of a Reddit User: From 371Lbs to 279Lbs in 13 Months

A picture of a 5'9" male showing a weight loss from 277 pounds to 212 pounds. A net loss of 65 pounds.
Before
277 lbs
After
212 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
31 / 41

M/30/5'9" Weight Loss Success: 65Lbs in 6 Months

A before and after photo of a 5'9" male showing a weight reduction from 279 pounds to 192 pounds. A net loss of 87 pounds.
Before
279 lbs
After
192 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
28 / 41

User Silasx93 Loses 87 Lbs in 4.5 Months with Keto and Weightlifting

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Imperial
Gender
Male
Weight
278 lbs