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Is The Biggest Loser risking contestants’ lives for higher ratings? Dangerous Quick Weight Loss Techniques Revealed.

The Biggest Loser is one of the most popular TV shows on, boasting some 10 million viewers each week.  But is the show transparent about its contestants push to lose weight? Now, I’ll be the first to say that The Biggest Loser is inspiring, and doing good for a lot of contestants while also giving...

Excercise Makes You Smarter & Could Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s- well, at least if you are a mouse

An Interesting study done using mice showed that active mice as opposed to sedentary mice actually have “more fit” brain cells.  Previous studies showed that excercise may actually increase the amount of brain cells.  This one was a little different in that it looked at the...

My Favorite Trainer for Athletes

Joe Defranco, in my opinion, is the best trainer for anyone that is an athlete looking to improve his or her performance. When I was a sophmore in high school, I came accross his training methods and have followed them ever since.  While at UVA, we incorporated a lot of what he does into our programs, and...

Get an Extra 60+ Hours of Excercise This Year Without Going to the Gym

If you are overweight and out of shape, it is because of a lot of things that you have been doing on a daily basis.  One of those, I’m sure, is driving around parking lots until you find the closest and most convenient parking spot.  It is your daily habits such as this that have caused you to...

One Simple Change to Lose an Extra 15 Pounds This Year

One of the biggest fallacies when it comes to weight management is thinking that you have to go join a gym and slave there 5 nights a week to burn more calories.  Or even worse, get up every morning at the butt-crack of dawn to go get your workout in. I assure you, Adam and Eve weren’t getting up...