men’s health

‘Lead by Example’ Gets Taken to the Heart by ‘Biggest Loser’s Joe

Posted on 02/5/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthThe following is a guest post from Joe Ostaszewski of the Biggest Loser. Look for his posts here every Tuesday after the show. “Lead by example,” was the theme of the week and it resonated so clearly to me. I can remember like it was yesterday coach Bowden addressing the team before my senior season at Florida State University: “Men this is your TEAM, for you seniors this is it! In order for us to have a great year, you must …

Erectile Woes Linked to Heart Disease, Hospitalization

Posted on 01/30/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthThe more problems a man is having with erectile dysfunction, the greater his risk of being hospitalized with heart disease, a new Australian study finds. Researchers, who examined data on more than 95,000 Australian men age 45 or older, said their findings underscore the importance of physicians checking men for hidden heart problems if they develop even mild erectile dysfunction (ED). As one Australian heart doctor put it, “This is the ‘canary in the trousers’ for men — if you …

Joe Battles on in the ‘Biggest Loser’

Posted on 01/28/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthThe following is a guest post from Joe Ostaszewski of the Biggest Loser. Look for his posts here every Tuesday after the show. Week 4 Wow, did I really walk out of the gym?? Yes I did, being a former athlete can be both a gift and a curse especially on a weight loss show! Dolvett expects more out of me because he knows I have been in the trenches, and I know how to fight through pain! Some times it …

The ‘Biggest Loser’ with Joe Ostaszewski

Posted on 01/23/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthThe following is a guest post from Joe Ostaszewski of the Biggest Loser. Look for his posts here every Tuesday after the show. I found my need for The Biggest Loser just a few years ago while sitting with my twin brother Henry waiting for our dad to recover from a triple bipass. My dad’s problem was caused by his weight and as we were sitting there, I looked over at my brother and said “You are huge!” He looked back …

Sex: Is it weird when…

Posted on 11/12/2012 by |Sex & Relationships | Comments

RelationshipsQ: What does it mean when a guy goes mentally numb and has an “out-of-body” experience of sorts during sex? In the few times we have had sex, the guy I’m trying to be with has mentioned this happening. He says it is the best feeling in the world but also kind of scary, and that he has had this feeling only one other time out of all the relationships he has had. He told me not to worry about …

1 in 3 men too fat to see their you know what

Posted on 11/9/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthMen, when you take off your clothes and look down, can you see your, um, manhood? If you can’t, you’re too fat. That’s the crude but effective test a British health-advocacy group says can let men know they have too much dangerous belly fat. The campaign is dubbed The Big Check and is based on the group’s  survey of 1,000 British men ages 35 through 60 that found that one in three couldn’t see their genitals because the view was …