| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:26 AM
In 2008, Ali Vincent won NBC's weight-loss competition "The Biggest Loser." Today, she hosts "Live Big With Ali Vincent" on the Live Well Network. This is not to say Vincent is an expert on rapid body transformation.
"My goal is to meet as many people...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:55 PM
"The Biggest Loser" returns to the Chicago area April 19 to conduct a casting call for its next edition.
Auditions will take place between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at The Biggest Loser Resort (who knew?) in Itasca. Past Chicago-area contestant will be on hand,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:53 AM
It looks like NBC is leading the way among young adult viewers with the help of the weight-loss series "The Biggest Loser" on the night that all four major networks carried live coverage of President Obama's State of the Union address.
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:00 PM
If you're like many Americans, you made a resolution to lose weight and get in shape in 2014. And, if you're like many Americans, you'll step on the scale a few days into your new diet and throw your hands up in discouragement at the lack of "The...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:00 PM
If you're looking for a move that will get your butt "tight and right," this is it, says fitness expert Lacey Stone, who uses it on her Extreme Bootcamp app for iPhone and iPad.
What it does
The squat with a lateral kick works your glutes,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 PM
In 2014, I am going to read "War and Peace" again, cut out added sugar and recommit to meditating at least 20 minutes every day.
In truth, by June, I am likely to have only started Tolstoy's tome, consumed less sugar — and paid attention when I do...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Your favorite guitar player wishes he could play like Joe Satriani. Those righteous riffs you hear when Metallica is on the radio? Satriani taught that band's Kirk Hammett and many other metal greats, including Steve Vai and Larry LaLonde, to play.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Shirley Mitchell, a veteran film and TV actress who was believed to be the last surviving adult cast member of TV's legendary sitcom "I Love Lucy," has died at 94.
Mitchell, who played Lucy's friend Marion during the 1953-54 season, died of heart...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The contestants on "The Biggest Loser" are just that — players in a reality show game who are subjected to harsh workouts, screeching coaches and weigh-ins on national television. The role is not for everyone, not even for everyone desperate to lose...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:52 PM
"Biggest Loser" makeovers belong to the dynamic duo of fashion expert Tim Gunn and hairstylist Ken Paves. They did not disappoint, giving the scruffy-looking finalists a new look in the mirror that matches their new look at life.
Tanya and Jennifer...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 3:53 PM
“Biggest Loser” winner and Wheeling native Danni Allen and Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s “The Profit,” opened a yoga studio in Evanston last week called One2One. The name is a play on the 121 pounds Allen lost on the NBC...