Category Archives: Weight Loss TV Shows

David “650-Pound Virgin” Smith Regains Weight

Back in 2009, David Smith – who lost more than 400 pounds in just 26 months without gastric bypass surgery – was the celebrated subject of a TLC documentary. Click here for more on his story at that time. This … Continue reading

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Chris Powell

As I type this, I am watching Chris Powell on the Dr. Oz Show. I’ve never seen him before this show. But, I like a lot of what he’s saying regarding reseting your metabolism for weight loss. After this, I … Continue reading

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The Biggest Loser – Season 13

The season premiere was a fun show last night. I’m not a fan of the methods they use – as I don’t think those on the show are given tools that they can use for the rest of their life.  No one can … Continue reading

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Biggest Loser Marathon

I can’t run 26.2 miles.  And, I wonder if I would ever be able to do it?  Shoot, I don’t know if I would ever want to do it? I could see myself someday running 10 miles.  Maybe even 13.1 … Continue reading

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Body Mass & Brain Wiring

Watching “The Biggest Loser” last night, I found it fascinating what Dr. David Linden shared regarding how the pleasure centers of the brains of obese and lean people work. Here’s a great summary on that from Trish Milburn: Dr. Huizenga … Continue reading

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What Waits Down The Road For Biggest Losers

Yesterday, I caught up with watching Episode 9 of Season 11 of The Biggest Loser.  And, if that’s not the best episode of “Loser” ever, it’s certainly in the team picture. Between the emotions of when the contestants returned home … Continue reading

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How To Tank Biggest Loser Weigh-In: Drink Lots Of Water

More on this via People Magazine – Don Evans, Biggest Loser’s controversial contestant who gained an unprecedented (and “unintentional”) 9 lbs. the week before, intentionally gained an additional six on this week’s episode. He was sent home in a “by … Continue reading

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Reasonable Weekly Weight Loss Expectations

True confession: I do watch TV shows like The Biggest Loser and Heavy. Why? I suppose it’s because I like to see people overcome their obesity problem – having fought that fight myself. But, I’ve always been concerned about the … Continue reading

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