weight loss

The Saturday Skinny: Technology has its place in weight loss plan

There are a few tools I have found extremely helpful in my quest to lose weight and many of them are free. When I started this journey back in December 2010, I weighed in at 303 po ...

The Saturday Skinny: Weight loss for one can mean loss for others

When I really knuckled down and got serious about losing weight in October 2011 (after having only lost 20 pounds the previous 10 months), something shifted in the household. I ha ...

Not too late to get into summer shape

The smattering of 90-plus degree days the area has seen already are a reminder that summer is near. Soon sun-seekers will be out at the confluence, swimming at Sierra Pool and enjo ...

We’d be better off without the FDA

The Auburn Journal headline, “FDA cracks down on HCG,” (Dec. 15) has the ring of finality that the FDA knows what they are doing and what they are doing benefits the people of ...

Locals find the fountain of youth in cosmetic surgery

As far as Mary Johanson is concerned, her plastic surgeon walks on water. The Grass Valley resident, now 72, experienced a transformation that she said made her look on the outsi ...

Fitness expo debuts in Auburn

The NorCal All Sports Health and Fitness Expo is making its debut right here in Auburn, Saturday and Sunday. Vendor booths, demonstrations and a family friendly run are just a fe ...

Fitness Boot camp 101

I am always on the hunt for the latest and greatest workout programs out there. Now that the weather is heating up, visions of myself poolside are giving me the extra push to get ...

Healthy cooking means looking beyond packaging

Many products being marketed as health foods are actually imposters, one study says. High-calorie counts and unnatural ingredient lists tell the real story behind their deceptive ...

Biggest Loser contestants losing both weight and time

It is down to the wire and Kim Jenkin-Palaferri is the lady to beat. The Auburn’s Biggest Loser contestant laughed Tuesday morning as she revealed her plot to knock the other co ...

Pounds drop as Biggest Loser contest continues

Editor’s note: Journal correspondent Natalie Otis is following the progress of contestants in the Auburn’s Biggest Loser contest, a 12-week weight-loss challenge. Watch for upd ...