Adrian Owen: Boulders for shoulders 

Five years ago, Adrian Owen was 175 kilograms, morbidly obese, and on his way to an early grave. His situation was so bad that he couldn’t bare to look at himself in the mirror….


Chunk to hunk: ‘How I lost 75kg!’

As an obese 175kg man, Adrian Owen was so embarrassed by his body that he refused to look at his reflection and lived in relative isolation. Four years on, the father-of-two is now trim and lean, having transformed himself both physically and mentally. And last year, Adrian even flaunted his new physique at the Wellington bodybuilding championships and won the novice division…..

Losing 75kg was ‘a huge mental game’

As a small business owner and a relatively new father of Maya, 3, and Ryder, 2, I lost myself in trying to keep my business going through the recession and the steep learning curve of being a new dad……

Kiwi dad’s amazing seventy-five kilogram weight-loss transformation

The doctor had given me five years to live and I had my two kids with me because I was a stay-at-home Dad. That really helped me change.