| Nov 30, 2009
Ever since two Ohio bike shop owners named Wright changed the world, tinkerers have been using the bicycle as a launching pad for new ideas. Now, in an effort to get America outdoors and exercising more, modern-day inventors are tapping the unique...
| Aug 3, 2009
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| Jun 2, 2009
Women and men can lose weight even when they're middle aged is the message and the example coming from Helen Phillips, 48, who beat out contestants half her age on "America's Biggest Loser: Couples," NBC-TV's weight-loss competition.
"No matter how old...
| Mar 10, 2008
The product: Contestants on the current season of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" have been taking a slightly offbeat approach to shedding pounds. In addition to sweating on treadmills and sticking to near-starvation diets, they've been chewing gobs of gum --...
| Aug 22, 2010
As we near the fall season, we can't help but feel a little back-to-school-ish — a programmed impulse to show up looking our shiny new best. This is a good time to take stock of summer sins: the bevy of barbequed hamburgers, platefuls of Kettle...
| Apr 10, 2009
Two to four times a week, Holly Perkins works with "Entourage" star Adrian Grenier, putting him through sets of lunges and stepping exercises to keep him buff. When director Chris Weitz is filming a movie, as he is now in Canada with the "Twilight"...
| Jul 27, 2009
Sure, contestants on television shows like "The Biggest Loser" can lose weight. They have an entire team of people constantly coaching, instructing and motivating them to shed pounds and get in shape.
If the rest of us had our own team of experts, we,...
| Apr 16, 2008
Hollywood is not bashful about generating new reality shows. One cooking show, one dancing show, one scantily-clad-twentysomething-weirdos-living-under-one-roof show beget three, four, five or more. Network, cable, online, TV reality doesn't bite; it...
| Nov 18, 2009
Grandma's pie, stuffing with bacon and ladle after ladle of rich gravy -- clearly this is the perfect time of year for a reminder on healthy eating.
Bob Harper, trainer from the NBC show The Biggest Loser, has teamed up with the nonprofit Grain Foods...
| Aug 27, 2010
Pick your pain: You can go to "The Biggest Loser," or "The Biggest Loser" can come to you.
NBC Universal Television is opening of a second fitness resort - this one in Malibu, not far from the ranch where the reality weight-loss show is shot. The first...
| May 30, 2007
Sure looks as if HBO again will dominate the TV movie categories (it's won 12 times in 15 years), with four strong entries:
"Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee," an adaptation of the bestseller about the defeat of the Sioux after their victory at Custer's...
| Feb 4, 2008
REMEMBER when they used to gobble horse innards and other delicacies on "Fear Factor"?
Ah, 'twas prime time's golden age.
Blame it on the writers strike, but network TV is rushing to embrace cheap and sponsor-friendly unscripted programming that makes...