Want to shed the flab? Make sure that there are no women around when you workout at the gym, a new study has claimed.
Researchers at Leeds Metropolitan University have carried out the study and found that men who attend slimming classes could manage to shed twice as much weight when there are no women around.
In fact, in their study, the researchers found that men who followed an all-male course lost almost a stone on average, taking in those who missed some of the 12 weekly meetings while those who attended slimming club meetings dominated by women lost on average just over half a stone.
Counting those who completed the all-male course, weight loss rose to one and a half stone and waistlines were reduced by almost two inches on average.