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'Biggest Loser' Trainer Explains How He Found 'The Perfect Time' To Come Out Publicly

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 05.17.2016 | OWN

When you're on a reality television show, you're typically in the spotlight. But for "Biggest Loser" trainer Bob Harper, he was never the big storylin...

'Biggest Loser' Host Finally Addresses That Controversial Study

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living

A recent study on past contestants on the weight loss reality show "The Biggest Loser" revealed that due to metabolic and hormonal changes that persis...

If 'The Biggest Loser' Doesn't Work, Why Is It Still On The Air?

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 05.13.2016 | Healthy Living

By now, you’ve probably seen the headlines all over your News Feed. Last week, a study published in the journal Obesity found that all but one of th...

Why Some Biggest Losers Gain Weight

Albert Einstein College of Medicine | Posted 08.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

For all of us, it's important to realize that slow and steady wins over fast and furious because you're not on TV; you're in reality. Besides, a slower, steadier loss gives you more time to adjust to the lifestyle changes needed to align yourself with those who have crossed the finish line.

How to Avoid the Biggest Loser Phenomenon

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

Does the Biggest Loser study prove that weight loss is futile? I don't believe it does. But it certainly offers a road map for how not to go about it.

'The Biggest Loser' Study Proves Weight Loss Isn't About Willpower

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living

A study that followed up on 14 contestants from the weight loss reality show “The Biggest Loser” confirms what some previous participants have bee...

First Woman To Win 'The Biggest Loser' Opens Up About Gaining Back The Weight

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 04.26.2016 | OWN

In 2008, Ali Vincent became the first woman to win "The Biggest Loser." It took a lot of sweat, hard work and tears, but the end result paid off: Ali ...

'Biggest Loser' Trainer Settles The Diet-vs.-Exercise Debate Once And For All

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.12.2016 | OWN

What's more important: diet or exercise? You might expect a fitness expert to toe the line between the two, emphasizing the importance of balance rath...

Why Jillian Michaels Is Reclaiming 'Fag' And 'Dyke'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.14.2017 | Queer Voices

Jillian Michaels wants to re-claim anti-LGBT slurs like "fag" and "dyke" for herself -- and she thinks you should, too. The veteran "Biggest Loser" t...

My 2015 'McLaughlin Awards' -- Part 1

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.18.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As we do every year, we are pre-empting our regular "Friday Talking Points" column, in order to bring you our "best and worst of 2015" list.

I Was On 'The Biggest Loser' And It Was The Biggest Mistake I've Ever Made

xoJANE | Posted 04.25.2015 | Women

"The Biggest Loser" claims it is a "public service." I don't believe that a 100 million dollar business that exploits the physical and mental health of its participants, treats people as though they are subhuman, and deceives its viewers is a public service. I just don't.

2015 Workouts With The Biggest Loser's Dolvett Quince

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.14.2015 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Biggest Loser trainer Dolvett Quince came by What's Trending to talk about the future of exercise technology.

My 2014 'McLaughlin Awards' [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Loath as we are to admit it, there was no single Biggest Winner Of 2014, because the award must be handed, collectively, to the Republican Party. A case could be made for Mitch McConnell, since he will win the biggest prize of any Republican next year: control of the United States Senate.

After Controversial Comment About Being Gay, Jillian Michaels Says She Was 'Misunderstood'

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Jillian Michaels wants to clarify comments she made about her sexuality. Over the weekend, the former "Biggest Loser" trainer gave an exclusive st...

Jillian Michaels Reveals She Didn't Quit 'The Biggest Loser'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.30.2014 | Entertainment

"Biggest Loser" trainer Jillian Michaels left the fitness reality series earlier this year, but the reasons behind her departure have been murky. E...

Former Runner-Up Claims 'The Biggest Loser' Won't Show Contestants In Love Until They're 'Skinny Enough'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.16.2014 | Women

"The Biggest Loser" has faced a fair share of controversy for promoting what critics consider unhealthy and extreme weight loss. Now, a former contest...

'Biggest Loser' Runner-Up: 'Fight For Your Life Because Nobody Else Will'

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After this past season's highly controversial "Bigger Loser" finale, the show's runner-up joined HuffPost Live to explain how he took what learned on ...

Proof That Michelle Obama Is The First Lady Of Awesome

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.22.2014 | TV

This is the biggest Michelle news since Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen got their memory back after falling off that horse on "Full House." Michelle...

The Impossible Becomes Possible: Channel Your Inner Dachshund

Bridget Fonger | Posted 05.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Bridget Fonger

The dachshund is my new hero, and when I am next battling a "shark" in my own life, I think I will remember how this little pup conquered his -- like when I run my next marathon.

Lauren Duca

The Big Fat Lie The 'The Biggest Loser' Has Been Telling Us | Lauren Duca | Posted 02.27.2014 | TV

It's no secret that "The Biggest Loser" is unhealthy. Outlets like The New York Times itemized the hazardous medical implications of such extreme and...

What You Don't See: Behind the Scenes With 'The Biggest Loser' Nutritionist

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

I am always asked if I've had favorite contestants over the years. Naturally I do, but I haven't singled anyone out. Rachel Frederickson would definitely be high on this list. From the beginning of the season, she has been positive, inquisitive and focused in terms of learning and living the eating plan I teach.

'Maybe I Was A Little Too Enthusiastic'

Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Days after sparking an onslaught of headlines and tweets concerned about her drastic weight loss, "Biggest Loser" winner Rachel Frederickson, who lost...

'The Biggest Loser' Is Society

Annie Schugart | Posted 04.14.2014 | Teen
Annie Schugart

The biggest problem isn't the debate over The Biggest Loser or Frederickson; the biggest problem is that society is constantly a critic (excuse the irony that I am criticizing society for being critics). Perhaps it's human nature to criticize, but where is the line when it has gone too far?

From Tonsil Hockey to the Cryathalon: Olympic Sports We'd Much Rather Watch | Posted 04.08.2014 | Comedy

Here at Hulu, we actually prefer our sports to be of the imaginary sort, turning our favorite shows and characters into legitimate athletes and pitting them against each other in battles of skill, grace and screaming matches.

Anna Almendrala

Has 'The Biggest Loser' Finally Gone Too Far? | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Some fans of NBC's weight loss reality show "The Biggest Loser" are expressing outrage over the show's latest champion: 24-year-old Rachel Frederickso...