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Tune-In: 7 Day Miracle Plan to Boost Metabolism on Dr. Oz

Tune in for Dr. Oz on Friday, September 30, 2011. Dr. Oz will be revealing what he calls a 7 Day Miracle Plan to boost your metabolism.

Dr. Oz explains how one can lose weight without dieting and learn to jump start their metabolism in just one week. The doctor will also be explaining how individuals can calculate their personal calorie intake level for weight loss and for maintenance.

Be sure to catch this episode as crash diets and myths are debunked and honest and affordable methods of weight loss are described.

Tune-In: Biggest Losers Help Save a 400 Pound Teen on Dr. Drew’s LifeChangers

Tune in to Dr. Drew’s LifeChangers on Thursday, September 29, 2011. Dr. Drew hosts former Biggest Loser contestants, Hannah Curlee and Olivia Ward, as the share their weight loss stories and help one teen change her life.

Together, they will mentor a 400 pound 15-year old girl whose health is in danger. Catch this episode as a young girl learns to to workout, eat properly, and change her life. The audience will watch the transformation take place right before their eyes.

Tune-In: American Idols Help Two Teens Battle Obesity on Dr. Drew’s LifeChangers

Tune in to Dr. Drew’s Life Changers, his new daytime talk show, today, September 26th, as two former American Idols join Dr. Drew in helping two teens fight in their weight loss battle.

Together, through rigorous boot camps and new meal plans, former contestants Stefano Langone and Pia Toscano join two teen girls as they begin their journey to health.

Christina Ricci’s Methods for Getting Pan Am Ready

The new TV show Pan Am will showcase the lives of the stewardesses and pilots for the airline of the same name set in the 1960s. Christina Ricci is one of the actresses starring in this new series. She is no stranger to being on camera or having to look great  for a role. The ladies of Pan Am were known for being symbols of sleek, Jet Age glamor so Ricci worked hard on her body to prepare for the role. In the second episode of the show, all of the stewardesses are filmed wearing bikinis. Christina expressed wanting to look good for the bikini scenes along with wanting to feel good as her motivation for working out and eating right.

For her diet, Christina has been eating protein and vegetables. She uses the Fat Flush Diet as a guide for the types of food she should eat which encourages eating a lot of whole, natural foods without added salt. For her workouts, she does her Pilates exercises at night when she’s watching TV. Christina also puts in some time on the treadmill and in spinning classes for her cardio workouts. In order to fit her workouts in while filming, her Pilates instructor created three different routines she can use on the go. Each routine can be done in a specified place like her dressing room or at the studio while she’s filming. Christina expresses that she makes staying in shape her personal mission rather than allowing herself to be pressured into it by the media.


How the New Charlie’s Angels Keep Fit and Trim

With every fall season comes an onslaught of new television shows that hope to gain your interest as a viewer. One of the most anticipated shows is a remake of an old television classic, Charlie’s Angels.

When looking at a show like this, one can’t help but wonder what the stars do to stay fit. The new version of the show stars Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor and Annie Ilonzeh and is based in Miami. Each of the characters has a back story that includes a lifestyle of physical fitness, so it’s only fitting to look at what the actresses that play them do to stay in shape.

Minka Kelly often speaks about her fitness regimen. She trains with celebrity personal trainer Gunnar Peterson. She recently revved up her fitness routine specifically for this role. One of her fitness secrets is standing ab work using weights. Her workouts include helpful toning exercises with weights that work the entire body and puts in time on the treadmill doing an interval running routine to get her heart pumping. As far as nutrition goes, Minka tries to eat a sensible diet that includes egg whites and oatmeal for breakfast, a salad with protein for lunch and fish and veggies for dinner. Since she believes you should not deprive yourself, once in a while Minka will indulge in a cheeseburger with fries.


Jillian Michaels Talks About her New Role on The Doctors

The daytime health talk show The Doctors premiered with some big changes last week. Fitness expert and tough-as-nails trainer Jillian Michaels walked out with the white coats last week and took her seat amongst the experts. Michaels plans to bring a unique perspective to the show.

As a personal trainer for 10 seasons of The Biggest Loser, Michaels gained quite a reputation. Michaels was quickly known as a no-nonsense trainer who gets amazing results. As she steps into daytime TV and out of the gym, it will be interesting to see what elements of the tough Jillian follow.

Michaels was recently interviewed by Everyday Health and explained how her role on the show will be to serve as a non-medical liaison. As she is not a doctor, she feels she can ask the questions just like a viewer at home would. Michaels also states that the daytime forum gives more of an opportunity to teach people how to be healthy.


Rosie O’Donnell’s New Show Will Tackle Health and Weight Issues

Like many celebrities, Rosie O’Donnell has had to endure scrutiny over her weight while being in the public eye, and her new show, The Rosie Show, will tackle some of the issues she has encountered as not only an overweight celeb, but an overweight woman on the path to health.

Although her weight has gone up and down at times, she recently appeared at the Surprise Oprah show in June looking thinner than she previously had. During this appearance, several people complimented Rosie on her smaller size, but she admitted she wasn’t sure how much weight she’d lost, although she had been actively trying to lose weight.

As a less than slender celeb, Rosie has had to deal with the paparazzi and constant criticism of her weight through the years. At one point it was rumored that Rosie’s weight topped 300 pounds. Rosie didn’t comment on her reasons for trying to get in shape, but it’s great to see her efforts pay off.

Her new talk show, The Rosie Show, will be premiering on OWN network this October. Rosie’s show is filming in the HARPO studios in Chicago where the Oprah Winfrey show was filmed. Different from her previous talk show that focused on celebrity interviews, this time around, Rosie will be focusing on real people and real issues. Each show will be one hour long and focus on a single topic during that hour including raising children, America’s education system, autism, relationships, health, weight issues, and depression.


Tune-In: Jillian Michaels Tackles Addiction on The Doctors

Be sure to tune in to today, Monday, September 19’s episode of The Doctors to catch Jillian Michaels on her newest TV gig.

Famous former Biggest Loser fitness trainer Jillian Michaels will be speaking up and sharing her thoughts on the American obesity epidemic. Michaels has just officially joined the cast for the new season and will also be continuing with her segment called “Wake-Up Call.” In these segments, Michaels is addressing the personal struggles of individuals.

On today’s show, Michaels will be confronting the subject of addiction. Michaels deals with three couples and three different types of addictions.


Tune In: Arsenic in Apple Juice on Dr. Oz

The Dr. Oz Show has a full week packed full of must-see content.

On Wednesday, September 14, Dr. Oz will be discussing arsenic. He reveals that the chemical arsenic can be found in apple juice brands across in America, along with other products like candies, cereals, and cookies. Dr. Oz will be revealing specific brands he feels we must avoid to keep our exposure to arsenic to a minimum.

Check out this episode and inform yourself about what we’re serving our children and families.

Tune In: Dr. Oz Conducts Urine Tests on Entire Audience

Tune in to Dr. Oz this Thursday to find out just what your pee means for your health.

Thursday, September 15, Dr. Oz is conducting a urine test for his entire audience. As awkward as it may be, he plans to discuss how the examination of our urine and bowel movements can help prevent major illnesses.

Diseases like diabetes, Crohn’s, kidney disease, and stomach cancer are all potentially discovered by evaluating the toilet bowl before flushing.

Be sure to catch the Dr. Oz show for this strangely informative topic!