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The Biggest Loser

What 'Biggest Loser's' Bob Harper Realized About Life After A Massive Heart Attack

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 04.04.2017 | Queer Voices

Bob Harper might be one of the fittest men on the planet, but that didn’t save him from suffering a massive “widow-maker” heart attack while wor...

Bob Harper Posts Shirtless Monitor Selfie After Suffering Heart Attack

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 03.01.2017 | Entertainment

“Biggest Loser” host Bob Harper has broken his silence after a major heart attack left him unconscious for days two weeks ago. The fitness guru ...

'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Unconscious For Days After Heart Attack

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 02.27.2017 | Entertainment

Bob Harper has been on the mend after suffering a major heart attack earlier this month that left him unconscious for days. The “Biggest Loser” ho...

How I Figured Out Men Lose Weight Easier Than Women

Leslie Blanchard | Posted 02.02.2017 | Women
Leslie Blanchard

I'm convinced that wives and mothers can't lose weight. I think all the 24/7 nurturing we do just keeps us hungry all the time... But, apparently gu...

‘Biggest Loser’ Winner Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted While Getting A Massage

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 10.10.2016 | OWN

When Ali Vincent won the fifth season of “The Biggest Loser” and became the first female contestant to take home the title, she had lost an incred...

First Female 'Biggest Loser' Winner Speaks Out On Claims Against The Show's Methods

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 10.07.2016 | OWN

Earlier this year, “The Biggest Loser” came under fire when former contestants made allegations that the show pressured them to use drugs and forg...

America's Bleeding Metabolism: What's Happening To 'The Biggest Loser' Contestants?

Angelo Poli | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Angelo Poli

Contestants on The Biggest Loser are suffering the same fate as all crash dieters -- just proportionate to length and intensity of the crashing. Now t...

'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...

Why Some Biggest Losers Gain Weight

Albert Einstein College of Medicine | Posted 05.13.2017 | 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.

If Dieting Doesn't Work, What Does?

Well+GOOD | Posted 05.12.2017 | Healthy Living

Photo: Unsplash/Andy Chilton By Katie Macguire for Well+Good Earlier this week, the news broke--and subsequently broke the internet--that your body a...

Preventing The Next Biggest Loser

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.12.2017 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

What happens after the happily-ever-after of a show's finale? Researchers followed 14 of the original 16 The Biggest Loser Season 8 contestants for 6 ...

The Biggest Loser: Your Metabolism and Your Faith

Ashley Koff | Posted 05.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

There's a lot of heavy, depressing news following the release of a study that looks at the regain of weight by most of the Biggest Loser contestants. ...

2016 Election Will Test Voter Intelligence

Murray Forseter | Posted 05.08.2017 | Politics
Murray Forseter

Whither America? Whither the conscience and soul of America? A campaign based on negativity leavened with bombastic claims without details of how we...

10 Reasons to Stop Dieting Now

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 05.07.2017 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

A fascinating study of The Biggest Loser contestants has reinvigorated the debate over the questionable benefits of dieting. As a long-time supporter of the anti-diet movement, here are ten reasons to stop dieting now (and/or to stop recommending dieting for your patients and clients).

Why Aren't We Talking About Mental Health and Obesity?

Summer McLane | Posted 05.06.2017 | Healthy Living
Summer McLane

Weight loss is a journey, not a destination. What did these contestants expect once they thought they reached their destination? You wouldn't go on a road trip across the country and expect to only fill up your gas tank once. Why would you expect that the work is over once you've lost weight?

(Cultural) Implications of Biggest Losers' Unfortunate (re)Gains

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.03.2017 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

What the New York Times tells us today, no surprise to those of us who have worked directly with severely obese patients over the years, is that failure overtakes the show participants, too. Those of us in these trenches have known all along that though challenging, weight loss is rarely the rate-limiting problem.

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 ...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: On an Austin Plaine... I Can't Complain; "Avalanche" Propels Kalle's Career Further

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.07.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The two artists profiled today -- Austin Plaine and Kalle Mattson -- are the kinds of musicians months or a year from now your friends will tell you to "hey, you gotta check them out."

21-year-old Eastern Ky. University Woman Loses 175 Pounds in 14 Months

Don McNay | Posted 04.25.2015 | College
Don McNay

Outside of our shared love for Eastern Kentucky University, Elizabeth and I came at the decision to do the gastric sleeve surgery from very different perspectives.

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.

'Biggest Loser' Pediatrician Defends The Show Against Criticisms

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment

NBC's "The Biggest Loser" has faced lots of criticism over the years for what some consider harsh methods for weight loss. Most recently, the reality ...

How To Confuse Your Body Into Getting In Shape, From Dolvett Quince (VIDEO)

Posted 01.07.2015 | Home

Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of "The Biggest Loser Bootcamp Program" is known for his method of training called "body confus...

How To Tone Your Arms, From Dolvett Quince (VIDEO)

Posted 01.07.2015 | Home

If you're looking to tone your arms, Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of "The Biggest Loser Bootcamp Program" says to start by u...

How To Lose 30 Pounds This Year, From Dolvett Quince (VIDEO)

Posted 01.07.2015 | Home

Losing 30 pounds seems like a huge undertaking, but Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of " The Biggest Loser Bootcamp Program" sa...

Why You May Not Be Losing Those Last 5 Pounds, From Dolvett Quince (VIDEO)

Posted 01.07.2015 | Home

If you're struggling to lose those last 5 pounds, Dolvett Quince, "The Biggest Loser" trainer and author of "The Biggest Loser Bootcamp Program" says ...