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How to Eat a 5-Pound Burger in 30 Minutes or Less

By Lauren Gniazdowski

On the popular show Man v. Food, host Adam Richman can handle eating his way through almost anything. A 10-lb. super-stuffed pizza? Easy. A 27-oz. steak? No problem. Watching him devour bite after massive bite, I can’t help but wonder: How does he do it?

Finally, some insight: Martha De Lacey of the Daily Mail and two other British journalists were coached by Richman on how to eat a gut-busting, five-pound burger called “The Embalmer,” plus a side of french fries, in 30 minutes. His first tip to eating this beast: press down on the burger to flatten it out as much as possible, then cut into wedges like a pie. A sensible start to a daunting mission.

To get more of Richman’s tips and tricks, read or watch De Lacey’s account. Gluttons, get ready to take notes: