Joe Takes to Heart ‘Winning’ Theme on ‘Biggest Loser’ Finale

The following is a guest post from Joe Ostaszewski of the Biggest Loser. Look for his posts here every Tuesday after the show. Week 11 … “Winning”. Not a surprising theme given that this was the last show before the Finale of The Biggest Loser, season 14. Hard to believe that, just a few short months ago, we all arrived at the Ranch, hungry for a big change in our lives, a forever change. As a group and individually, we likely …

It’s All About Team Work for Joe on ‘Biggest Loser’

The following is a guest post from Joe Ostaszewski of the Biggest Loser. Look for his posts here every Tuesday after the show. What a journey it’s been so far, both individually and collectively. Week 8’s theme of “working together” seemed simple enough, at first glance, but THAT’S before daily living tensions and unbridled egos propelled two fiery contestants down the Chaos Causeway. This week the group had to collectively lose 70 pounds to avoid sending someone home. A daunting task …

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

The 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

The 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’

The 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

The 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 …