(PCM) Jillian Michaels is returning to the show that made her a star – NBC’s ‘The Biggest Loser.’ Michaels left the hit show a few seasons back, asserting fans that she would not be returning in order to focus on a new chapter in her life. So, why the sudden change of heart?
The weight loss show is switching things up, this time focusing on a touchy, controversial issue: childhood obesity.
“The show has chosen to…Read full post
If you’ve been turning to spray tans because you think it’s a safer alternative to tanning beds, or even baking in the sun, then we’ve got some bad news for you: Scientists are now warning that spray tans are not safer, in fact, they may be linked to serious health problems, including cancer.
New research has found that DHA, the active chemical used in spray tans, can be very harmful, with the potential to cause genetic alterations and DNA…Read full post
Jeremy Britt was crowned the winner of The Biggest Loser: No Excuses after losing 199 pounds – more than half his body weight!
If that weren’t impressive enough, the first thing Jeremy, 22, plans on doing with his $250,000 prize money is buy something big for a fellow contestant! He says:
“The first thing I got to do is buy Buddy a minivan. That’s the only thing I had planned because when he had left he said that all he…Read full post
It was the most dramatic episode of the season last week, as two of the ‘Biggest Loser’ top contenders walked off the show for what they considered to be an unfair final twist: an eliminated contestant would compete and return for a spot in the final three, leaving just two spots for the five players left in the game. In the episode, each contestant is sat down with the show’s lawyer and shown the contract they signed, in which…Read full post
On this week’s Biggest Loser, First Lady Michelle Obama issued an important goal for the contestants and viewers: sign up for the PALA+ Challenge! The Presidential Active Lifestyle Award Challenge promotes a healthy lifestyle with physical activity and good nutrition.
The Biggest Loser contestant who gets the most people to sign up for the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award Challenge between now and the Season 13 finale will win a brand new $30,000 gym to donate to the school or community group of…Read full post
Kimmy Stone was eliminated last week from The Biggest Loser, after both she and her daughter fell below the yellow line – meaning one of them would be going home. Kimmy sacrificed herself, pleading with her fellow contestants to send her home so her daughter could stay. Despite being the lesser threat of the two, the ‘Biggest Loser’ contestants showed a little compassion and give her daughter more time on the Ranch, sending Kimmy back home.
Was Kimmy worried…Read full post
Emily Joy was eliminated last week from ‘The Biggest Loser’, after just barely falling below the yellow line. Although she couldn’t believe she fell short of her target by just one pound, she certainly wasn’t surprised to be eliminated. For the second week in a row, the ‘Biggest Loser’ contestants sent home the stronger competitor.
“There was literally like three minutes of me not speaking because I couldn’t believe it. My heart just broke. At first I had to figure…Read full post
Cassandra Sturos was eliminated from The Biggest Loser last week for being a threat to the house, proving once again what this season is all about – doing whatever you have to do to win. Cassandra begged the other team to keep her on the ranch, but in the end, it all came down to alliances and voting off the biggest threat. Cassandra calls it “cutthroat,” explaining:
It was pretty alarming to us. We were like whoa it’s getting cutthroat,…Read full post
This Season of ‘Biggest Loser ‘has been the most dramatic, game-playing season yet, and though Chism was automatically elimited last week for not reaching his goal weight, he admits he was “sucked in at times.” But Chism was a favorite, both at home and on the Ranch, and it was sad to see him go. The 19-year-old has lost 85 pounds since he first started his weight-loss journey on ‘The Biggest Loser’, and now he’s dishing on the ‘Loser’…Read full post
The Biggest Loser eliminated contestant Daphne Dortch was eliminated last week after her teammates deliberatly threw the weigh-in so they could get her off the ranch. Daphne certainly saw it coming, as did all of America, ever since her brother was eliminated and her issues with Conda began to heighten. It didn’t go any smoother once Daphne won the challenge (by eating nearly 2,000 calories of Reeses) and changed the teams by switching Conda and Jeremy. It was obvious the switch-up…Read full post