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I Am Perfect...

Heidi Powell | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Heidi Powell

I am Perfect. Perfectly imperfect, that is. I use the word "perfect" a lot, and people often remind me that nothing is perfect. I totally disagree. ...

Instead of Blaming Single Moms, Try Looking in the Mirror

Wendy Fontaine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Wendy Fontaine

Chris Powell, managing editor of the Journal Inquirer, an afternoon paper in Manchester, Conn., seems to be having trouble adapting. Instead of asking questions about why his newspaper's circulation is falling, and finding innovative ways to preserve his product for future generations, he's pointing his finger at single mothers.

An Open Letter to Chris Powell From a Single Mother

Michelle Bernard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Michelle Bernard

Regardless of socio-economic status, I have never met a single mother who didn't want a better life for herself and her children and who didn't realize that education and knowledge are they key to leveling the playing field.

'Extreme Weight Loss': Former National Shot-Put Champion

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 08.28.2013 | TV

A former champion athlete faced the hardest challenge of her life on the latest episode of "Extreme Weight Loss." Cassandra was, at one time, the nati...

'Extreme Weight Loss': Nurse Inspires Six Co-Workers To Lose Weight, Too

Posted 07.24.2013 | TV

Chris Powell took on a profession with one of the highest obesity rates on "Extreme Weight Loss." Trina was a 46-year-old nurse who admitted that she ...

'Extreme Weight Loss': Mehrbod Lies About Weight Loss

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 07.17.2013 | TV

Mehrbod was 300 pounds overweight and desperately wanted help to get in shape. He admitted to Chris Powell on "Extreme Weight Loss" that he had a prob...

'Extreme Weight Loss': Jami Nearly Committed Suicide

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 07.10.2013 | TV

Trainer Chris Powell knows a thing or two about saving lives. He also knows that the kinds of full-body transformations he helps people achieve on "Ex...

'Extreme Weight Loss': Overweight Couple Tries To Save Marriage

Posted 07.03.2013 | TV

Chris Powell was tasked with helping Jason and Rachel save their marriage -- as well as lose weight -- on the latest episode of "Extreme Weight Loss."...

'Extreme Weight Loss': Meredith Wants To Meet Birth Mother

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 06.05.2013 | TV

Meredith had two goals when she agreed to work with Chris Powell on "Extreme Weight Loss" -- she wanted to lose weight and she wanted to meet her birt...

Man Loses Nearly Half His Body Weight On 'Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition'

Posted 08.20.2012 | TV

In quite possibly the most impressive transformation yet, Jarvez Hall took the reigns of his own future on "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (Su...

The Top 10 Weight Loss Excuses (And How To Beat Them)

Chris Powell | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

For every excuse I have an answer. But it doesn't matter if I have the answer, because you have to believe it in your heart and be willing to let go of the excuses that only foster fear and failure. Are you ready to let go? Let's do this!

The Most Emotional 'Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition' Yet

Posted 07.30.2012 | TV

Tony was spotlighted in the season premiere of "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on ABC), and during his very first workout wit...

The Road To Transformation: 7 Steps To A Healthy Weight Loss Journey

Chris Powell | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

As with any journey, if you start with an honest desire, create a plan and are prepared, you'll be able to overcome obstacles, stay on course, and successfully reach your destination.

CelebTrainer Chris Powell's Top Motivation Tips

Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living

By Alanna Nunez for Shape.com Chris Powell knows motivation. After all, as the trainer on "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" and the DVD "Extr...

How Environment Stunts Weight Loss

Chris Powell | Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

ltimately, when we are looking to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle, it requires a change in our daily patterns.

Weight Loss Goals: Kicking Your Fear Of Failure

Chris Powell | Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

As we create our own course to transformation, it is important to break these larger steps down into their respective doable steps and apply them to our own lives.

A 3-Step Plan To Successful Weight Loss

Chris Powell | Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

Once you have made the most important step in the transformation journey -- choosing to change -- it is time to map the course.