PCOS Challenge® is a national award-winning cable television series created to improve the lives of women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome with the help of health and medical experts.
The series addresses common PCOS symptoms and related conditions including infertility, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, anxiety and depression, and hirsutism. The goal of the PCOS Challenge television series is to educate, inspire and spread awareness about PCOS while helping women with the condition to live healthier and happier lives.
The ten women participating in the series receive guidance from three main experts – fitness coach Josef Brandenburg, nutrition coach and registered dietitian Rebecca Mohning, and emotional wellness coach clinical psychologist Ruth Wittersgreen.
The cast of women also receive supplemental advice from other experts including an endocrinologist, dermatologist, internist, naturopathic physician, lipidologist, acupuncturist and others. As the participants compete in various fitness and healthy lifestyle challenges, they have the opportunity to win cash and prizes.
Episode 1 Preview – Overview of PCOS/Meet the Cast
Meet the cast of PCOS Challenge and learn about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome symptoms, diagnosis, diet, infertility and treatment options.
To view this full episode of the PCOS Challenge television show, visit: http://www.pcos.tv/feat/episode01.
Episode 2 Preview – PCOS Nutrition and Exercise Essentials
The women of PCOS Challenge meet with Nutrition Coach Rebecca Mohning for a grocery store visit and begin their workouts with Fitness Coach Josef Brandenburg.
To view this full episode of the PCOS Challenge television show, visit: http://www.pcos.tv/feat/pcos-nutrition-essentials.
Episode 3 Preview – PCOS Group Process
The women of PCOS Challenge meet with Emotional Wellness Coach Dr. Ruth Wittersgreen.
To view this full episode of the PCOS Challenge television show, visit: http://www.pcos.tv/feat/pcos-group-therapy.
Episode 4 Preview – PCOS and Fertility
Reproductive Endocrinologist Dr. Nancy Durso speaks to the women about PCOS and fertility. The women also begin phase two of their workout routines with PCOS Challenge Fitness Coach Josef Brandenburg to help with insulin resistance related to PCOS.
To view this full episode of the PCOS Challenge television show, visit: http://www.pcos.tv/feat/pcos-fertility.
Episode 5 Preview – PCOS Integrative Care
Beth Heller, co-founder of Pulling Down the Moon, shares integrative care approaches to PCOS.
To view this full episode of the PCOS Challenge television show, visit: http://www.pcos.tv/feat/pcos-fertility-integrative-care.
Episode 6 Preview – PCOS Diet and Nutrition: Cooking
Don Shaw, Head Chef of Diet-to-Go, leads the women in a cooking competition and teaches them how to prepare quick and nutritious meals that work well for PCOS diets.
To view this full episode of the PCOS Challenge television show, visit: http://www.pcos.tv