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The Biggest Loser

Leap and the Net Will Appear

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nikki Stone

There is a saying by John Burroughs, "leap and the net will appear." I put that concept to the test during my second World Cup competition overseas.

Biggest Loser Strike: 'Biggest Loser' Workers On Strike Outside Studio

ktla.com | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

CALABASAS, Calif. ( KTLA) -- Tension is growing outside the Calabasas set of the reality TV show 'The Biggest Loser' as striking workers confront thei...

Easy to Keep Resolution Granola

Miranda Levenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Miranda Levenstein

The key to bringing out the nutty, toasty flavor is to really let this bake until it is deep, golden brown. No pale flakes of oats please. You might as well eat muesli.

An Olympic Hero Everyone Should Resolve to Be Like

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nikki Stone

To kick off the New Year, I wanted to share a story on a man that everyone should resolve to be like. Shortly after my retirement from aerial skii...

True Olympic Character

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nikki Stone

My impressions of the Olympic spirit were forever changed on August 5, 1984, at the very first women's Olympic marathon. I had long ago become an O...

Jillian Michaels Wants Kids

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jillian Michaels announced on Twitter Tuesday that she will be leaving the hit show, 'The Biggest Loser,' after this season, and on Wednesday, she gav...

'Biggest Loser' Crew Reaches New Deal, Ends Strike

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

The agreement between IATSE and Reveille will provide the crew with health benefits -- their major goal. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. -----------...

California Labor Federation Endorses 'Biggest Loser' Strike

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

Group represents 2.1 million union members; it's unknown what additional steps the organization may take to support the strikers. Details in my Hollyw...

LA AFL-CIO Pledges to Send Picketers to 'Biggest Loser'

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

Details: The Hollywood Reporter. ------------------------------- Watch for my new book "Hollywood on Strike!," due out next month. Subscribe to my b...

Picketers to Face Replacement Workers at 'Biggest Loser' on Monday

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

IATSE decries 'strike-breakers' hired by production company to cross picket line. It looks like there will be fireworks Monday morning at NBC's Bigges...

Union Starts Picketing 'Biggest Loser'

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

Fifty crew members walk off Wednesday's shoot; the group is demanding a union contract for the reality show with pension and health benefits. A uni...

Acknowledge Your Front Row

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nikki Stone

As we're quickly approaching Thanksgiving, I thought I should share my thoughts on giving thanks in a way you might never have thought of. Let the se...

Sending Schools More and More Money is not the Answer.

Michael N. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michael N. Smith

You would like to believe schools have good financial judgment and self-discipline, but I hate to tell you... not so much.

Fifty First (J)Dates: The Biggest Loser

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

Fifty First (J)Dates Follow FFJD on Twitter Thank you to the FFJD fan who emailed this! I am telling it in my own wordz/parenthetical bouts of crazy....

The True Powers of Positive Thinking

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nikki Stone

It was at a World Cup in Madaro, Japan, that I first learned how important a positive attitude can be. The day was warm and the conditions on the aer...

Anna Kournikova Turns Up In Unexpected Place

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Anna Kournikova will soon be gracing network TV with her presence. The blonde beauty will appear on NBC's "The Biggest Loser," giving tennis lessons ...

A Man Named Tim: A Special Olympic Experience

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Several years ago I was invited to a charitable conference called the Glocal Forum. The Forum was a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promoti...

Another 'Biggest Loser' Fitness Resort Opens This Fall

usatoday.com | With Kitty Bean Yancey, Laura Bly and Jayne Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The Biggest Loser reality TV show, where everyday people who need to lose 100 pounds and more go to fitness/nutrition/weight-loss boot camp on camera,...

Sports and Society: A Lesson From Safari

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nikki Stone

Through my work with Right To Play, I met an amazing gentleman named Safari. Safari lived through the Rwandan genocide of 1994, where nearly a million people were killed.

Even Country Leaders Have to Learn to Take a Risk: Prince Albert's Most Moving Experience

Nikki Stone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

Things didn't go exactly as I planned in the 1994 Olympics. But I can say that I truly cherish the memories and the friendships I forged with my fe...

The Landmine Game: Learn What Kind of Team Player You Are

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nikki Stone

Several years ago, I served as a board member of a program with the United States Olympic Committee, where eight Olympic medalists would help mentor f...

NBC, Enough With the Diet Shows

Adia Colar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adia Colar

I get it -- weight loss shows make for good television. High ratings and high advertising revenue are important. But they're not the only things that are important.

Jillian Michaels' Nose Job: Plastic Surgery Was A 'Very Personal Decision' (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'The Biggest Loser' trainer Jillian Michaels has revealed she had a nose job when she was younger. She has spoken about being an overweight youth,...

How to Help You Win an Argument

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nikki Stone

Most of us don't know the best way to really win an argument. My husband once pointed out to me that I wasn't really listening to his point of view w...

Lessons Learned From the Biggest Loser

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

When it comes to long-term health risks and keeping the weight off, "The Biggest Loser is doing America a disservice by focusing on short-term gains rather than long-term success.