Study: Former Biggest Loser Contestants' Metabolisms Are Wrecked, Leading to Weight Gain

At the end of every season of The Biggest Loser, there is an unspoken, collective bracing by the contestants and the public. Sixteen contestants have made impressive progress in transforming their bodies, often losing hundreds of pounds and building new muscle. On the show’s ranch, diet and exercise are everything—but…

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Skip the Tiny Weights: Weight Lifting Isn't That Different for Women

So many strength workouts for women stray from actual strength and power development, emphasizing lighter weights. This perpetuates the notion that the workouts men do somehow just aren’t for us. But that isn’t the case. Women can and should weight train just as intensely, and with the same exercises and programs, as…

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