“It’s hugely important to pay attention to the sugar content of weight loss shakes, which varies significantly. Some products are packed with up to 23g of sugar per serve, while others include less than 2g. Not only is an excessive amount of sugar bad for you, it’s unlikely to suppress your appetite for very long. If you want a weight loss shake that keeps you feeling full up for as long as possible, look for those that have a large amount of protein. One such brand that includes a high quantity or protein is The Man Shake.” As stated by CANSTAR

“Lose the beer gut without losing all the beers.” That’s the message from the people behind The Man Shake – a meal replacement program that has become popular with men the world over.

The story behind The Man Shake

When Adam MacDougall retired from his rugby league career, he said: “I didn’t want to have to worry anymore about spending hours in the gym, or eating on the run with stuff that was bad for me. I needed something that was good for me, that I could eat, so I created The Man Shake for myself.”

Adam continues to eat by The Man Shake program to this day. “I’m not asking blokes to do something I won’t do. I live and die by The Man Shake.”

Adam’s program is designed around the concept that exercise alone will never be enough, and that what we eat is the most important step towards achieving our weight loss goals. “I’m a strong believer that you cannot out-train a bad diet,” he said.

Another key of The Man Shake program is that it’s simple – “no thinking required” – so that at dinner time, you aren’t making bad choices because takeaway is easier than cooking.

Created in 2013, the program’s message has certainly found a willing ear. The Man Shake’s Facebook page has nearly 25,000 followers.

The Man Shake product range

The Man Shake presents an affordable way to help lose the spare tyre from around your waist, costing approximately $2 per shake. Even better, it’s Australian-made and owned, so you know it meets all of Australia’s food standards and guidelines.

The MAN Shake formula includes green tea extract, L-Carnitine and HCA to reduce fat absorption and increase metabolism, along with whey protein to satisfy your appetite without adding more weight. The Man Shake is also gluten free and is not full of artificial colouring and preservatives. It’s also claimed to contain 88 teaspoons less sugar than other leading weight loss shakes.

It comes in five flavours:

  • Chocolate
  • Banana
  • Coffee
  • Vanilla
  • Strawberry

The Man Shake in fact comes in two forms – The Man Shake for Him and The Lady Shake for Her.

There are two pre-mixed meal replacement options.

First is the meal replacement Man Bar and Lady Bar, which comes in four flavours:

  • Chocolate
  • Choc Hazelnut
  • Choc Mint
  • Vanilla Crunch

Secondly, The Man Fuel pre-mixed shake in a bottle comes in two flavours on the go:

  • Chocolate
  • Iced Coffee

If you don’t have your own blender or milkshake-style mixer, you can also buy The Man Shake Shaker. For those completing The Man Challenge, The Man Shake Resistance Band may come in handy.

For added benefit, The Man Challenge offers a 10-week exercise and food program for blokes. It also costs only $2 per day and involves daily 10-minute workouts, designed for men at varying levels of physical fitness and health. Weekly motivational videos make it easier to keep yourself on track.