Rob Ford Weight

SPOTTED: Rob Ford Sweatin' It Out

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Politics

CBC cameras caught Toronto Mayor Rob Ford working out at city hall on Wednesday night. We have to say, we're impressed at how fast he can kick thos...

Ford Clearly Believes Losing Weight Will Fix EVERYTHING

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford thinks everything will work out fine — if he can just lose enough weight. The Toronto mayor has been working out pretty hard since admit...

Bullied About His Weight

CBC | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said Monday that he was bullied as a child by kids who made fun of his weight and he urged victims to report bullying to the au...

Toronto Mayor's Diet Ends With A 'Twist'

CBC | Posted 08.18.2012 | Canada Politics

What started out as a highly-hyped campaign to lose 50 pounds has ended with a slight weight loss -- and a sore ankle -- for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. ...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford 'Not Even Dieting Anymore'

CBC | Posted 07.27.2012 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he is not dieting, just weeks before the scheduled end of his Cut the Waist Challenge. Ford admit...

Week 15: When the #$%^ to Fit in a Workout?!

The Fat Diaries | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada Living
The Fat Diaries

I've decided to make a bold move. I blotted out two hours from my schedule in the middle of the day. I set Outlook for "Out of Office" during these chunks of time and it took about two weeks for everyone who needs to schedule time with me to settle and react. Today I remembered to bring a comb. It's the little things you need to plan for.

Toronto Mayor Gains Weight, Shuns Press

CBC | Posted 07.08.2012 | Canada Politics

Toronto's mayor refused to speak to reporters on Tuesday during a very brief photo opportunity outside his office inside City Hall. ...

Week 14: It's Only One Pound but I'll Celebrate it

The Fat Diaries | Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada Living
The Fat Diaries

So it occurs to me, how does one celebrate a small achievement like losing a pound? There are always a steady stream of stories about people who continue to endure day after day with so much more pain and suffering. And here I am, some schmuck who -- wooptie doo -- lost one freakin' pound.

Hey Ford, Cut Budget Fat Instead of Your Own

Peter Worthington | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

Get on with the job for which you were elected, Mr. Mayor, and forget gimmicky weight-loss nonsense at which political foes sneer and mock. Save the city money, stand up for taxpayers. Who cares if the mayor is a tubby, addicted to cream puffs and malted milk shakes?

WATCH: Bikini-Clad Vegans Crash Toronto Mayor's Weigh-In

CBC | Posted 06.16.2012 | Canada Politics

Two bikini-clad activists with the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals stole the spotlight from Toronto Mayor...

Rob Ford Can't Lose Weight

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.04.2012 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford can't seem to keep his weight below 310 pounds. After skipping last week's weigh-in, Toronto's mayor stepped on the scales Monday to find...

Week 9: Climbing Back on the Diet Wagon

The Fat Diaries | Posted 05.20.2012 | Canada
The Fat Diaries

You start a diet, you do moderately well, and then you completely fall off the wagon at a bar mitzvah party. By the end of the evening you find yourself up on a moral's charge involving two underage slices of cake. Worse, a week later, you learn that that one night of debauchery has cost you an entire week's worth of weight loss.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Suffers Diet Setback

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford's weight loss plan stalled for a second straight week on Monday. After gaining two pounds last week, Toronto's Mayor failed to lose anythi...

Toronto Mayor Rob Fords Packs On The Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.28.2012 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford's weight is up. After losing two pounds last week, Toronto's mayor gained them both back, weighing in at 310 pounds on Monday, according t...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Pushes Through Weight-Loss Plateau

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford is back on track. After holding steady at last week's weigh-in, Toronto's mayor recorded a loss of two pounds on Tuesday, according to CP...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's Weight Loss Grinds To A Halt

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.13.2012 | Canada Politics

It seems the stress of the past week has derailed Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's weight loss plan. After three consecutive weeks of shedding mass, Ford s...

Did The Super Bowl Spoil Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's Diet?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford didn't let major union negotiations, a revolt from the city's transit chair or Super Bowl snacks derail his weight loss plan th...

Fat Chance Rob Ford, Diets Don't Work

Arya M. Sharma, MD | Posted 03.31.2012 | Canada
Arya M. Sharma, MD

Though Toronto's mayor has lost 16 pounds in week two of his program, dieting only helps short-term. When treatment stops, the weight comes back -- always -- there are few (if any) known exceptions to this rule of nature. Cutting back calories and increasing activity addresses the symptoms of obesity -- not its causes.

Toronto Mayor Sheds More Pounds Ahead Of Super Bowl

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.30.2012 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford continues to drop the pounds. The mayor of Canada's largest city stepped on the scales again Monday morning and found he had...

Toronto Mayor Drops The Pounds

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother stepped on the scales this morning for their first weigh-in since starting a weight loss campaign.In ...

Rob Ford Weighs In

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford tipped the scales at 330 pounds this morning as he kicked off a six-month weight loss campaign. The weigh-in was part of the...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Goes On Diet

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford wants to get off the gravy train — literally The mayor of Toronto is going on a diet, according to his brother city Councillor Doug Ford...

Why Rob Ford's Weight Is a Political Issue

Ben Johnson | Posted 11.07.2011 | Canada
Ben Johnson

The fact that Toronto's mayor is fat is relevant to the debate about his competency to do his duties. Not only does his risk for heart disease and stroke call into question his ability to remain physically healthy for an entire term, I think it also speaks to a level of personal irresponsibility and short-sightedness.