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What does a 279 pound, 5'8 man look like?

If you're wondering what a 279 pound, 5 foot 8 man looks like, you're in luck. We've gathered 47 photos from around the internet to give you a better idea. See what 5'8 279 lbs men look like in sorts of different shapes and body types.

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Imperial
Gender
Male
Weight
279 lbs
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

A picture of a 5'9" male showing a weight loss from 278 pounds to 182 pounds. A respectable loss of 96 pounds.
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278 lbs
After
182 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
27 / 41

The Incredible Weight Loss Journey of a Male Teenager: From 278 to 182 Pounds

A picture of a 5'7" male showing a weight loss from 278 pounds to 222 pounds. A net loss of 56 pounds.
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278 lbs
After
222 lbs
Height
5'7"
BMI
35 / 44

From 278Lbs to 222Lbs: a 56Lbs Weight Loss Journey

A before and after photo of a 5'9" male showing a weight reduction from 279 pounds to 246 pounds. A respectable loss of 33 pounds.
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279 lbs
After
246 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
36 / 41

How Going Keto Helped This Former Alcoholic Lose 70Lbs in 3.5 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.
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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 5'8" male showing a fat loss from 280 pounds to 175 pounds. A total loss of 105 pounds.
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280 lbs
After
175 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
27 / 42

From 280Lbs to 175Lbs in 24 Months: a Journey to the Armed Services

A photo of a 5'9" man showing a fat loss from 278 pounds to 200 pounds. A respectable loss of 78 pounds.
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278 lbs
After
200 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
30 / 41

M/17/5'9" [278 > 200 = 78 Lbs Down!] an Inspiring Weight Loss Journey

A photo of a 5'8" man showing a weight cut from 325 pounds to 277 pounds. A net loss of 48 pounds.
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325 lbs
After
277 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
44 / 51

An Inspiring Weight Loss Journey: a Reddit User's Success Story

A picture of a 5'9" male showing a weight loss from 280 pounds to 196 pounds. A total loss of 84 pounds.
Before
280 lbs
After
196 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
30 / 42

A Man's Incredible 84Lb Weight Loss Journey: M/53/5'9

A photo of a 5'9" man showing a weight loss from 280 pounds to 225 pounds. A respectable loss of 55 pounds.
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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 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 before and after photo of a 5'8" male showing a weight cut from 280 pounds to 169 pounds. A respectable loss of 111 pounds.
Before
280 lbs
After
169 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
26 / 42

Weight Loss Journey: From 270 to 169 Pounds in 11 Months

A picture of a 5'8" male showing a fat loss from 280 pounds to 165 pounds. A total loss of 115 pounds.
Before
280 lbs
After
165 lbs
Height
5'8"
BMI
25 / 42

One Man's Weight Journey Going From 280 to 165, and Back to 180 Lbs!

A picture of a 5'7" male showing a weight loss from 280 pounds to 250 pounds. A total loss of 30 pounds.
Before
280 lbs
After
250 lbs
Height
5'7"
BMI
39 / 44

Teenage Weight Loss Journey: M/16 Drops 30 Lbs in 3 Months

A picture of a 5'7" male showing a weight loss from 280 pounds to 150 pounds. A total loss of 130 pounds.
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280 lbs
After
150 lbs
Height
5'7"
BMI
24 / 44

Weight Loss Journey: M/24 5'7" Goes From 280 to 150 Lbs in 2 Years

A progress pic of a 5'9" man showing a fat loss from 280 pounds to 200 pounds. A respectable loss of 80 pounds.
Before
280 lbs
After
200 lbs
Height
5'9"
BMI
30 / 42

Man Loses 80 Pounds in 18 Months Through Weight Training and Healthy Diet

System
Imperial
Gender
Male
Weight
279 lbs