All Alex needed was an Extreme Makeover – Weight Loss Edition

June 6, 2011

Alex, 23, an All-American kid who, at 459 pounds, wants to get healthy to set a good example for his two teen brothers. He is at a dangerous 459 pounds, clearly struggles to uphold that promise to his mother. ,Alex writes a letter to trainer and transformation specialist Chris Powell, requesting his help in a […]

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Meet Trainer Chris Powell Of Extreme Makeover

June 2, 2011
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Extreme Makeover Quick Exercise Tips

June 1, 2011

Need some help on your path to weight loss? Here are a few quick tips you can add in to any workout routine you have that will help you reach your goal. 1. Make an appointment with yourself daily to exercise. 2. Walk as often as you can. Take the stairs, park farther away and […]

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Extreme Makeover Quick Mental Tips

June 1, 2011

Often times people have a mental hurdle to overcome when they are working out. This can be in the beginning stage or sometime during the stage. Maybe you are getting tired or aren’t seeing the gains you would like. Remembering these tips will help you on your weight loss journey and be there for you […]

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Extreme Makeover Quick Diet Tips

June 1, 2011

Diet is one of the most important aspects of losing weight and staying healthy. Not watching what goes in is sure to be one of the fastest ways to gain weight or keep yourself from seeing gains in your hard work. Try these easy diet tips to help you on your journey, courtesy of Chris […]

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Episode Sneak Peek: Alex

June 1, 2011
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Chris Powell Non-Traditional Workout

May 31, 2011

Mix it up! Not everything has to be standard weight lifting. Check out this workout for how to use instability in your workouts. Confuse those muscles and watch them grow! Jason Momoa – Conan Workout from James larsosn on Vimeo.

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Eating To Loose Weight

May 27, 2011

A. Your weight in pounds: __ B. Multiply A by 12 to get your basic calorie needs: __ C. Multiply B by 1.6 to estimate your resting metabolic rate (calorie burn without factoring in exercise): __ D. Strength training: Multiply the number of minutes you lift weights per week by 5: __ E. Aerobic training: […]

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What is Chris Powell’s Diet?

May 24, 2011

Here is a diet similar to one Chris would recommend to someone looking to lose wieght: * Breakfast: 2 eggs, avocado, small quantity of lean meat, and 1 cup of oatmeal * Snacks: a protein bar * Lunch: tuna wrap or chicken salad * Snacks: apple (or other fresh fruit) * Dinner: broiled fish or […]

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Chris Powell Shoulder Workout

May 23, 2011

Chris Powell was already “in shape” before Extreme Makeover but he definitely hit the weight room before the show started. To work on getting the toned shoulders, try this shoulder workout. It hits the side, top, front, and back of the shoulder. Make sure before you do this workout you have properly warmed up and […]

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