On this week’s Open Sky Fitness podcast, Rob and Devon sat down to discuss the New York Times article, After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight. The article is quite one-sided and both Rob and Devon have given their input on what they found was wrong with the diets and workouts on the show; how the reality TV show’s contestants were not taking the correct approach on continuing their new healthy lifestyles after the show ended; how we should be approaching new diets, workouts, and lifestyles to healthfully lose weight and more.
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What You’ll Hear on This Episode
0:00 Open Sky Fitness Introduction
1:15 Opening Remarks by Rob and Devon
8:20 Introduction to discussion about the New York Times article, After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight.
10:08 Why it was so easy for participants to lose so much weight on The Biggest Loser during the first week of the show and what were the negative consequences of those actions.
12:36 How contestants bounce back and gain the weight they lost once the reality TV show is over.
14:07 How and why people lose water weight fast.
15:25 How binge eating, low-calorie diets, and other methods can alter your metabolism, fat, and muscle mass.
19:10 Why a change in Leptin hormone levels can affect our bodies.
20:20 What does an actual Biggest Loser diet look like and what is wrong with it? What happens after the show is over?
25:22 How does our body process food? How would a low-carb diet vs. a low-fat diet help the Biggest Loser contestants lose weight and keep it off?
28:17 There are a lot of lifestyle factors that make it difficult to lose weight. You have to build a lifestyle around being healthy.
36:30 Devon and Rob’s final word on the New York Times article about The Biggest Loser article.
37:15 Closing Remarks by Rob and Devon
39:42 Open Sky Fitness Closing
LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
To read the New York Times article about The Biggest Loser, click here: After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight
To read Tim Ferris’ article relating to losing water weight, click here: How To Lose 20-30 Pounds In 5 Days: The Extreme Weight Cutting and Rehydration Secrets of UFC Fighters
To learn more about the book that we’re giving away this week, click here: Strong Is the New Skinny: How to Eat, Live, and Move to Maximize Your Power by Jennifer Cohen
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