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From Biggest Loser to Weight Loss Winner

Photo Credit Francelina Morillo Francelina Morillo—a former contestant on The Biggest Loser—weighed 350 pounds when she graduated college. She remembers looking in the mirror then. “I was in shock. I couldn’t believe how much I had let myself go,” says… Continue Reading

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Brooke Birmingham: How Small Goals Led to Big Success

After a sour ending to a not-so-good relationship and a moment in a dressing room “surrounded by skinny jeans that didn’t fit,” 29-year-old Brooke Birmingham from Quad Cities, IL, realized that she needed to start taking care of herself. The… Continue Reading

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Weight-Loss Strategies that Don’t Change the Way You Eat

Corbis Trade your sweat-fest on the treadmill for an early run on the greenway. Sip your coffee al fresco. Take your pup on longer a.m. walks. The goal is to spend some time—about 20 to 30 minutes—in bright outdoor light… Continue Reading

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Jo Ann Valle: From Size 22 to 80 Pounds Down

Photo Credit Jo-Ann Valle Jo Ann Valle was 232 pounds when she decided she needed to make a change. “I think I was about a size 22, and while I had shopped in plus size stores for a long time,… Continue Reading