The Biggest Loser Blog
Biggest Loser trainer Erica Lugo reminds us that hitting a temporary plateau every now and then is inevitable. The trick, she says, is to work through it by keeping your focus on the big picture — and to stay committed to your plan.
If you’re just setting out on your own fitness journey, the gym may be an intimidating place. Biggest Loser trainer Erica Lugo has been there, and she says it’s all about making those tough-looking exercises work for you…even if it means making modifications and starting small.
Let’s face it: everyone’s busy. Between work, family, and all the errands that keep life moving, the world doesn’t pause to let you whip up a meal every time those hunger pangs hit. But grabbing a quick bite on the go doesn’t have to derail your goals! With a little thought and planning, you can take charge of your eating — even when your to-do list throws you a curve ball.
With a little smart meal planning, flavor doesn’t have to take a back seat to smarter eating. As our contestants found out when they sat down to sample some delicious alternatives with trainers Erica and Steve, it’s all about swapping out the right ingredients — not trying to deprive yourself!
Need an easy mental tracker to help you nail your diet? Here is a simple trick -- eat across the rainbow!
We asked a registered dietitian nutritionist for her favorite grocery list staples to make sure you’ll have everything you need to prepare meals throughout the week — all without having to make a return trip to the store.
The items on our list are chosen with versatility in mind. Most will last long enough to pull double duty as ingredients in a nutritious breakfast on one day, with plenty left over to help you work up a tasty evening meal the next. Planning ahead helps save time and money — and best of all, it helps keep you on track!
Looking for ways to stay satisfied without sacrificing flavor? Take your pick from 10 of our most filling and easy-to-prepare recipes.
Even if you’re the only one in your family who’s on a mission to get fit, you’ll never hear the word “diet” from even the pickiest of eaters — once they dig into one of these delicious, nutritious, Biggest Loser-approved meals.
Whether it’s in a drive-through line or the dining room of a white-tablecloth restaurant, deprivation is not the answer. Instead, try swapping out those empty-calorie offerings on the menu with satisfying food replacements that won’t shortchange your taste buds. And remember: slow and steady wins the race! Here are 15 simple food swap suggestions to get you started.
These meringues are crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside.
You won’t miss fast food when you can prepare a satisfying burger and fries in your own kitchen.