weight loss

Tony Horton, creator of P90X.

Tony Horton on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Tony Horton, the creator behind P90X® – the best selling fitness program in America. Over the past 25 years, he has inspired and motivated people all over the world by sharing his fitness expertise with professional athletes, sports teams, television and film stars, recording artists and 4 million plus people.

05/10/2013

David Kirchhoff

David Kirchhoff on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with CEO of Weight Watchers, David Kirchhoff. A leader by example, he shed the excess pounds after joining a Weight Watchers support group. He is now sharing his personal weight-loss story in his book, “Weight Loss Boss: How to Finally Win at Losing – And Take Charge in an Out-of-Control Food World.”

05/08/2013

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Information about lap-band surgery

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has revealed he had lap-band surgery to lose weight. How much does such a procedure cost–and would it be insured? Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Dr. Carson Liu, a Santa Monica weight loss surgeon.

05/07/2013

Jon Benson

Jon Benson on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Jon Benson, who after a near-fatal heart attack, changed his life. Using clever eating and training strategies, he transformed from an obese man with heart disease to a lean healthy human. Now the CEO of Jon Benson Fitness, Fitology, and 3X Formulas, he teaches others how improve their health – and their life.

04/26/2013

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Cash can bribe dieters to lose weight, study finds

(AP) – Researchers are reporting success with using cash incentives to help people lose weight. In a yearlong study, people were offered a chance to win or lose $20 a month if they met certain diet goals.

03/07/2013

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Learn from Three Incredible Entrepreneurs on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with three incredible entrepreneurs – fitness guru Kathy Smith, enterprise software expert Scott Kriz, and app master Michael Balyasny.

03/04/2013

Kathy Smith

Kathy Smith on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Kathy Smith, an incredible businesswoman who has stood at the forefront of the fitness and health industries for more than thirty years with a collection of books, videos, audios and DVDs.

02/01/2013

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Mo. students lose 756 pounds at SC boarding school

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A dozen Missouri students have lost more than 750 pounds after their school district sent them to a weight-loss program at a South Carolina boarding school.

12/21/2012

Christie smells setup, won't answer Twinkie query

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wasn’t about to take the bait: a question dealing with that quintessential junk food, Twinkies. So when asked Friday at a news conference about […]

11/16/2012

Matthew McConaughey's extreme weight loss for movie role | VIDEO

Actor Matthew McConaughey is playing an electrician diagnosed with AIDS in “The Dallas Buyer’s Club.” Photos recently surfaced of his dangerous weight loss for the role, as reported in this ABC News segment.

11/12/2012

Newly approved 'miracle' diet pill now available (audio)

A new diet drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in July is now available for obese and at-risk overweight patients. The oral medication Qsymia can only be obtained with a doctor’s prescription. […]

09/18/2012

LA Lap-Band weight loss firm warned about ads

(AP) – A company that promotes Lap-Band weight-loss surgery was warned to pull advertising that federal officials claim failed to warn potential customers of the risks. The Food and Drug Administration warned Lap-Band VIP last […]

07/31/2012

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