Madisan Hinkhouse

I am an NFL Quarterback and I can’t wait to start yoga

SALT LAKE CITY – I played quarterback in the NFL for 10 seasons. I have had countless coaches, trainers and professionals help me work on my body and mind to ensure I was always in peak condition. Never did I have someone work on my physical and mental health at the same time until I talked […]
4 years ago

Trying to eat healthier? Here is how often you can treat yourself.

SALT LAKE CITY — Most people have days when their eating doesn’t go as planned or when they just can’t resist the office treat table. But do you really always have to avoid the donuts? Registered Dietitian Melanie Douglass said no, of course not, on an episode of Really Healthy Podcast. While the occasional treat (or cheat) […]
4 years ago

Breakfast: the most important meal of the day?

For a long time breakfast was hailed as the most important meal of the day and for some people it still is, but with new trends, it's not one size fits all.
4 years ago

Simple steps to live happier and healthier

Salt Lake City, Utah – Getting healthier can feel like a massive undertaking, and let’s be honest being healthy means something different to everyone. Small, digestible goals that eventually turn into habits can be powerful in making you feel healthier and happier. How you feel is the best way to gauge health, according to registered […]
4 years ago

The type of dairy you should choose, according to a dietitian

Dairy products are an often debated topic in the nutrition world. People debate what type you should consume and whether or not you should consume it all.
4 years ago

Vitamins and supplements you should consider trying, according to a dietician

The vitamin and supplement aisle at any grocery store can be a daunting (and sometimes expensive) place. A dietitian gives her take on what you need.
4 years ago

Former NFL quarterback, ‘Biggest Loser’ contestant refuses to let obesity win

Salt Lake City, Utah — From weekly weight checks in the NFL to weekly weigh-ins on national television, Scott Mitchell has been through a lot when it comes to his weight and trying to find the healthiest version of himself. Now he is committed to finding out what real health — mental, physical and emotional […]
4 years ago

Healthy how-to: Fit treats into a balanced diet

Utah is in a cookie craze right now. Businesses that deliver hot cookies to your door (with milk) are popping up all over the Wasatch Front. Here is what a registered dietician has to say about fitting these treats into a healthy, balanced diet.
4 years ago

Study shows simple food journaling can double weight loss efforts

Salt Lake City, Utah — A new study shows that spending only 15 minutes per day food journaling can double the results of people trying to lose weight. A 2008 study found tracking food intake yielded promising weight loss results, but people often stray away from this method because they view it as time-consuming. Keeping […]
4 years ago

Health “Challenges” May Not Be The Best Way To Reach Your Goals

Salt Lake City, Utah – Ten days, no sugar, no carbs, but then what? The trending “J Lo Challenge” encourages people to cut sugar and carbs for ten days. While not eating sugar is a good thing, Melanie Douglass, registered dietician and co-host of Really Healthy Podcast, said long term goals are a better way to […]
4 years ago

Meal prep hacks to help you ditch fast food

Registered dietitian Melanie Douglass of the Really Healthy podcast says meal prep is a great way to keep your diet and fitness goals on track.
4 years ago

Why is the keto diet trending? Keto specialist explains

Salt Lake City, Utah — The Ketogenic, or Keto, diet is trending. Chances are if you’ve scrolled through social media or visited a grocery store in the past year you’ve seen keto recipes, specialty keto foods or someone raving about the results they’ve seen from the diet. On Really Healthy Podcast Scott Mitchell decided to […]
4 years ago

Five “game changer” healthy food swaps to keep your resolution going strong

Registered dietitian Melanie Douglass shared her "game changer" healthy foods on the Really Healthy Podcast to help you stay engaged with your resolution.
4 years ago

Travis Wilson, former Utah quarterback, hopes to play in Salt Lake again

SALT LAKE CITY — Former University of Utah quarterback Travis Wilson might be playing at Rice Eccles Stadium again sometime soon, but with a different team. He was recently in Salt Lake City to work out with the Salt Lake Stallions, Utah’s new professional American football team. Wilson played quarterback for the University of Utah […]
4 years ago

Could fans say BYU and Utah Both Won? Zach Wilson Shines Bright in BYU’s loss

Is it possible for Utes and Cougars fans to chalk up Saturday’s rivalry game as a win even though the final score was 35-27 in favor of Utah? Scott Mitchell, host Helmets Off, says yes, thanks to Zach Wilson.
4 years ago

BYU defensive back prefers playing on the road because of “downer” fans

Michael Shelton, defensive back for the BYU Cougars, said he prefers playing away from Lavell Edwards Stadium because the atmosphere is a lot better on the road. “I am going to give you an honest opinion, I like playing on the road because to me I think the atmosphere is a lot better than our […]
4 years ago

Former Ute’s biggest regret led him to become an award-winning punter

A recognizable face to college football fans in Utah and throughout the Pac-12 Conference Tom Hackett sat down with another former Ute, Scott Mitchell, to talk about how an Australian teenager with poor test scores ended up an award-winning punter. Hackett gives the credit to a Youtube video and a big risk taken by Jay […]
4 years ago

Utes offense reproducing LA Rams strategy

They say the best form of flattery is imitation and all levels of football, including the coaches, are no exception according to a former NFL quarterback.
4 years ago

FBI Confidential: Social media creates homegrown terrorists

Homegrown violent extremists, including those who self-radicalize, remain a top focus for the FBI agents who try to prevent terrorism before it happens. 
4 years ago

FBI Confidential: Your files are never really “deleted”

You've probably heard that nothing you delete from a computer or a smartphone is ever really gone, but the FBI has ways of recovering that data as evidence in criminal cases. 
4 years ago

FBI Confidential: How to avoid falling victim to fraud

"If it seems too good to be true, it probably is," Michael Pickett warns in an interview about fraud and white-collar crime with FBI Confidential host, Debbie Dujanovic.
4 years ago

FBI Confidential: Organized crime is much more than just the mafia

The mafia may be something you associate with New York City or Chicago or gangster movies of the past, but the reality, Hart says, is that crime families are still operating today, and they indeed operate all over the country, not just in the big cities or on the coasts.
4 years ago

FBI Confidential: Chasing The Dragon Of Opioid Addiction

635 Utahns died as a result of drug overdoses in 2017, putting the rate of drug overdose deaths in Utah above the national average, and highlighting the unique challenges of the opioid epidemic in particular.
4 years ago

FBI Confidential: Deadly encounters with sovereign citizens

One of the chief duties of the FBI in its Salt Lake City Division and beyond is to investigate the threat of domestic terrorism, preventing attacks when possible and prosecuting those responsible when not.
5 years ago