WSOP Tournament Director Jack Effel’s Hairy Situation

Health conscious TD looks to drop to 5% body fat.

Fact: poker players, in general, are an unhealthy lot.

To that end we applaud one of poker’s nice guys, World Series of Poker Tournament Director Jack Effel, in his quest to drop to 5% body fat.

That said, we know a way he can drop his first 10 lbs. easy – but we’ll let Matt Salsberg say it:

Posting his “before” pics to Twitter, it’s clear Effel is in full Wookie mode for this workout. But when it comes to dropping to 5% body fat, back and body hair isn’t the worst of his problems, as highlighted by Ultimate Poker's Terrence Chan.

Chan, who is both an accomplished poker player as well as an actual MMA badass, put 5% body fat into some context:

Click that link to see what 5% body fat looks like. We wish Jack all the best in his quest, but even more we cheer on his good health and look forward to hearing him on the mic this summer.

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