PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 15:30, Sat, Dec 14, 2019
Eddie Izzard is a stand-up comedian and actor who appeared in the TV series, The Riches, Ocean’s Twelve and Victoria & Abdul. Fans of the star will have noticed his slimming frame which he credited to making healthy changes to his lifestyle. He cut one food from his diet plan and used exercise to get into shape.
Eddie first improved his fitness when he completed a mind-blowing 43 marathons in 51 days for Sport Relief.
Although he had never ran long-distance before, Eddie embarked on the charity mission which helped his slim.
Long-distance running can help get the heart rate up and burn calories, according to Healthline.com.
“Losing weight requires you to burn more calories than you consume, and exercise can help you do so,” the website said.
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Eddie Izzard weight loss: The comedian has slimmed down over the years (Image: GETTY)
Eddie Izzard weight loss: He ran a number of marathons in a row (Image: GETTY)
“Running is a great option, as it burns more calories than most other types of exercise because it requires many different muscles to work hard together.”
In 2016, Eddie put his body to the test once more as he ran 27 marathons in 27 days for Sport Relief.
While running his marathons, he kept up a healthy eating plan to fuel the intensive exercise.
He told The Mirror said: “I mainly eat mango during the day, and some dates, which are both natural sugars and not