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A Q&A with a Biggest Loser Contestant on Weight Loss for Women

By Lisa Christie on 03/10/2014

Kai Hibbard Speaks About Life After The Biggest Loser, Extreme Dieting And Permanent Weight Loss for Women When weight loss is the goal, the tendency is to want to take it off fast and at any cost. But that’s an outdated and unrealistic approach to weight loss, says Kai Hibbard, a contestant on season 3 of The Biggest Loser. In […] Read more »

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Fitness Friday Video: Chair Yoga Demonstration

By Lisa Christie on 03/07/2014

So, you want to try yoga? But, something is holding you back. Maybe you’re concerned everyone else might be more advanced. Or you just don’t think you’ll be able to do the poses. Or your instructor won’t accommodate any limitations you might have. Have you considered starting with chair yoga? According to Arthritis Today, a small but growing number of […] Read more »

Top 5 Stories of the Week: Selfies, Superfoods and Nutrition Labels

By Lisa Christie on 02/28/2014

Whether you’re enamored or annoyed by the whole “selfie” craze, these 3 women offer great tips on how they became okay with themselves (and their selfies)! First Lady Michelle Obama has unveiled plans for the most sweeping overhaul of nutrition labels on US food packages in more than two decades. The newly proposed labels would include putting calorie counts in […] Read more »

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Around the Web: Five Stories to Read this Week

By Lisa Christie on 02/21/2014

Women, Weight and Wellness on the Web this Week Has anyone ever commented about how great you look if you’ve lost weight? How did it make you feel? Beauty Redefined explains why “You Look So Skinny” can do more harm than good. “We don’t have many choices in your size.” A dietitian goes clothes shopping and it doesn’t go well. […] Read more »

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It Happened this Week: Underdogs, Aging & Diet as Religion

By Lisa Christie on 02/14/2014

Women, Weight and Wellness this Week on the Web It’s American Heart Month, which also means that the annual “Go Red for Women” campaign is happening. They created this short video called “Just a little Heart Attack” with Elizabeth Banks to show how easy it is to blow off symptoms of a heart attack. Watch it here. In honor of […] Read more »

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