Posts tagged "weight loss"

Teen Girl Gets Hepatitis From Drinking Too Much Green Tea

In an effort to lose weight rapidly (and very unhealthily it would appear), a 16 year old London teen tested positive for Hepatitis which she developed after drinking an absurd…

Katrin Higher | September 26, 2015 - 9:30 am

Crappy Website Uses Woman’s Anorexic Before/After Photos In “Amazing Weight Loss” Gallery

Blog posts billed as “Amazing Weight Loss Transformations!!!” are generally the worst of the fucking worst. I don’t take issue with individual people celebrating their hard-earned and healthy weight loss…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The Beginner’s Guide To Your First Spin Class

I always wanted to try a spin class, so when a swanky new spin studio opened up in town I pulled on my spandex and headed downtown. Long story short,…

College Candy | November 4, 2014 - 3:45 pm

Please, Please, Please Do Not Get A Weight Loss App For Your Kids

Oh, great, there’s a new weight loss app for kids. That’s awesome. I know I would’ve loved that when I was a kid.
You know what was the best…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 23, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Are We Really That Surprised Male Politicians Made Comments To Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand About Her Weight?

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is publishing her memoir in two weeks, which is already dominating headlines for the ugh-iest of reasons. In Off The Sidelines, Gillibrand reveals several occasions when…

Jessica Wakeman | August 28, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Help Make This Documentary About Loving Your Body A Reality

You may remember Australian mom Taryn Brumfitt from the unconventional “before and after” photos she released in 2013, which showcased her transition from an ultra-fit body-building physique to an equally beautiful post-baby body.

Claire Hannum | May 15, 2014 - 2:00 pm

5 Details They Cut From My Season Of “The Biggest Loser”

In 2006, “The Biggest Loser” was in its third season. This hit reality show focused on a group of 14 people sent off to live in a complex together, with the…

Cracked | May 14, 2014 - 5:15 pm

RIP Society: Woman Loses 128 Lbs. Because Some Drunk Guy Called Her Fat, Gets A Job At Hooters

Here’s one way to make lemonade out of lemons, ladies. Or, um, arsenic. If some drunk asshole makes a rude comment about what a fat cow you are, use it…

Jessica Wakeman | May 8, 2014 - 11:30 am

Blogger Takes Shape Magazine To Task For Refusing To Show A Real Picture Of Massive Weight Loss

Brooke Birmingham, author of the health and fitness blog, “Brooke: Not On A Diet,” was able to lose over 170 pounds without surgery or fad diets. She dropped the weight…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 5, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Here’s How You Can Help Make “Fattitude,” A Documentary About Sizeism, A Reality

Fat people can’t win in popular culture. Either they are the subject of reality TV shows about often-extreme weight loss (“The Biggest Loser,” “Heavy, “I Used To Be Fat”), they’re…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2014 - 5:30 pm

“Biggest Loser” Winner, Rachel Frederickson, Is Back To Eating The Occasional Oreo

“I’ve gone up about 20 pounds. I think I’m at my perfect weight!…I work out an hour, six days a week. I love classes like SoulCycle, I also loosely count…

Ami Angelowicz | April 3, 2014 - 2:30 pm

7 Tips For Clothes Shopping During A Weight Loss Transition

I’m currently in the process of losing some weight. While the experience has been less life-changing than I expected, I’m proud of myself for eating healthier and exercising more often.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 27, 2014 - 10:00 am

Mirror, Mirror: The Weight Loss Lies We Tell Ourselves

I blinked a couple times in disbelief, jiggling the sliding weight marker on the old school scale in the corner of the YMCA. An inch to the right or left,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm

“Biggest Loser” Winner Rachel Frederickson Finally Admits That She Might Have Been “Too Enthusiastic”

“The Biggest Loser” winner Rachel Frederickson is finally ready to talk openly(ish) about her controversial 155-pound weight loss, revealed on the show’s season finale. In this week’s People, Frederickson admits that…

Ami Angelowicz | February 12, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Bob Harper Explains His Reaction To “Biggest Loser” Winner Rachel Frederickson’s Controversial Weight Loss

“I was stunned. That would be the word. I mean, we’ve never had a contestant come in at 105 lbs…What people don’t understand is, when the contestants leave to go…

Ami Angelowicz | February 8, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Some Thoughts On “Biggest Loser” Winner Rachel Frederickson’s Major Weight Loss

This morning, a friend asked me what I thought about all “The Biggest Loser” finale drama. I hadn’t watched it yet, but I had a feeling.

“Can I…

Ami Angelowicz | February 5, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Jake Gyllenhaal & 13 Other Actors Who’ve Lost Serious Weight For Film Roles

Looks like Jake Gyllenhaal is the latest in a long line of celebs to drop a pretty shocking amount of weight for a role. In recent days, Gyllenhaal has been…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 22, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Absolutely Not: Weight-Loss Tapeworms Can’t Become A Thing

I think we can all agree that the society’s issues with weight and body image have reached rock, rock, rock bottom when women are purposefully ingesting tapeworms to shed pounds.

Ami Angelowicz | August 20, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Hitched: The Wedding Dress Body Project

Andrea is taking a much needed week off from her Hitched column this week, after spending the last few days reporting live from the Texas State Legislature as they attempted

Andrea Grimes | June 26, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Feminists Have Food And Body Image Issues, Too: 5 Ways To Get Over The Shame

I was a full-blown feminist by the time I started college. I also had a full-blown eating disorder. As a teen I marched on Washington for women’s rights. I put…

Claire Mysko | June 25, 2013 - 1:00 pm
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