| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Health and wellness guru — and sweat mistress of TV’s “The Biggest Loser” — Jillian Michaels will bring her “Maximize Your Life” tour to the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford May 2.
In her two-...
| Mar 5, 2013
1. "Alex Cross, Run" by James Patterson (Little, Brown, $28.99). In this latest addition in the Alex Cross series, the detective returns to track down a slew of serial killers in Washington, D.C. Last week: —
2. "A Week in...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Joe Ostaszewski was an all-state high-school football player, and competed for a national championship in college. So, until recently, he had never thought of himself as a loser.
Ostaszewski, from Boynton Beach, is among the final five contestants on...
| Sep 20, 2012
Kicking the habit: a to-do list for people looking to quit smoking
Penn State University professor Dr. Johnathan Foulds talks about treatment options and ways to stop smoking, focusing specifically on how to follow through on many of the ideas. Visit...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Each week on NBC's "The Biggest Loser," host Alison Sweeney puts contestants through grueling physical challenges, issues beguiling calorie-rich temptations and then weighs them on a scale to determine whether their punishing gym sessions are paying off....
| Oct 6, 2010
| 5:15 PM
The new Biggest Loser Resort at Fitness Ridge in Malibu is already booked through mid-November, despite a troubled debut that would have challenged the most dogged contestant on the NBC-TV show that inspired it.
The resort's first full day of...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 8:52 AM
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Bob Harper, best known as the gregarious, never-give-up fitness trainer co-host of the television show "The Biggest Loser," gets a little crabby when he can't work out. He thinks people, in general, are lazy. And he misses his longtime former co-host,...
| Feb 29, 2012
On a warm, sunny Thursday morning in Frankfort, school bus drivers and monitors are chatting in their cafeteria-style lounge when Madonna Mikaitis enters the room to make an announcement.
"Who's walking today?" Mikaitis booms. "Let's go!"
| Nov 15, 2010
| 7:45 AM
CALABASAS, Calif. ( KTLA) -- Tension is growing outside the Calabasas set of the reality TV show 'The Biggest Loser' as striking workers confront their replacement crew.
Some 50 crew members have been on strike since last Wednesday. They're seeking a...
| Dec 31, 2011
Tara Lawton says she quit going to her health club in part because she sensed she didn't fit in. People always seemed to be staring at — and silently judging — her 280-pound body.
Then Lawton stumbled on the Facebook page for Downsize...
| Feb 9, 2011
Last year, Debra Wells got a wake-up call in the form of congestive heart failure.
At 44, the Waukegan resident's weight had crept up to more than 400 pounds. After spending weeks in intensive care, then being sent home with an oxygen tank, Wells said to...