Tag Archives: Trainer

Woman Goes from Being Morbidly Obese to Dropping 130 Lbs. and Becoming a Personal Trainer

This article originally appeared on People.com.  Katie Hug began gaining weight after high school due the combination of her metabolism slowing down and taking prescription drugs for depression and anxiety. “I was put on different medications that made me feel more sluggish, and then all I wanted to do was eat,” Hug, now 34, tells PEOPLE. [brightcove:4928980912001 default] By 2012, Hug had reached 270 lbs. At her doctor’s office for a routine checkup, the… Read More »

6 Moves That Flatten Your Belly Better Than a Waist Trainer

You've probably heard about the latest trend in belly-trimming, and maybe even considered trying it. That's right, I'm talking about none other than waist training. These devices, which wrap tightly around the waist and lower ribs, promise to actually coach your body to shed inches off your midsection. But if they seem too good to be true, that's because they are. The reality: there's no such thing as quick, magical fixes for your trouble spots.… Read More »

Your Personality Is the Key to a Slimmer You, Says Trainer Jen Widerstrom

You can't take a one-size-fits-all approach to losing weight, according to Jen Widerstrom, fitness expert and trainer on NBC’s The Biggest Loser. That's why she wrote her new book, Diet Right for Your Personality Type: The Revolutionary 4-Week Weight-Loss Plan That Works for You ($ 17; amazon.com), out today. Widerstrom's plan does more than provide eating tips and workouts to help you drop pounds; it also takes into account your personality and behavioral traits, your triggers,… Read More »

 5 Weight Loss Tips from Celeb Trainer Jen Widerstrom

Jennifer Widerstrom knows a thing or two about weight loss. On NBC’s The Biggest Loser, she has a perfect winning average after coaching two winners to the podium (including last season's Roberto Hernandez). Widerstrom's speciality? Helping her clients create a tailored plan that works for them. We asked the trainer, 33, for her best tips on slimming down—and staying that way. (A recent study on people who successfully competed on The Biggest Loser highlighted how tremendously difficult it is to keep the… Read More »