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Losing It with Jillian

Follow along below as each week Jillian visits families needing her help:

Week 1: The Mastropietro family of Wilmington, MA

– See below for background on Losing It with Jillian –

“Yes, NBC has finally lost their minds and decided to give me my own show,” posted the trainer on her Facebook page last fall.

The premise of the show will be a grand departure from what you’ve seen on Biggest Loser, as Jillian will move in with a different family each week. In an almost immersion therapy-like atmosphere, Jillian will be at home, go to work and school and be involved in every other facet of the family’s lives for a week helping them gain control of their health through diet and exercise.

In our interview with Jillian last fall about Losing It, she told us she was tired of hearing from Biggest Loser fans that the weight loss would be easy enough if they could make it to the ranch. So, Jillian and the producers alleviated that problem. “We’re telling people, we’ll come to you and teach you how to be healthy,” she says.

Another Biggest Loser fixture, chef Curtis Stone, will also be a frequent guest on Losing It. Jillian called him a “natural and obvious choice” to help her work with the families in areas she may not be an expert. Other guests will tackle issues like finances.

March 16th, 2010

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brandy

hi my name is brandy tuck i am over weight , mom of 3 and being deaf too after i have last baby i got tyhriod i wasnt happy i know i need lose weight bec it will make me feel lot better fit in clothes u know i wonder u can help me ??

posted Jan 6th, 2011 9:23 pm


Rachael

to get onto the show go to this link: http://www.nbc.com/casting/

it isn't casting right now but you can always try back later.

posted Nov 7th, 2010 12:42 am


Raelene

i am in need of diet help and tips and being pushed on workout and right diet and want you to help me jillian

posted Aug 11th, 2010 2:13 pm


Scout Nunes

How do you sigh up for the show?

I have a "unique" family,, and a family who needs help. Please help.

posted Jul 25th, 2010 6:47 pm


ashley

Jillian,

I am a overweight mom, part time student, and wife who desperately needs your help. My father is Critically overweight--weighing a whopping 400 lbs--my aunt is severly overweighy weighing over 300 lbs and my 16 year old cousin weighs close to 300 lbs. PLEASE HELP ME AND MY FAMILY!!! Tell me how to get you to come and help us!! PLEASE I AM DESPERATE!!

posted Jul 23rd, 2010 4:04 pm


happy

how do u sign up?

posted Jul 15th, 2010 11:54 pm


Courtney Taylor

Jillian i need your help I am 12 years old and i weight 209 lbs I am tired of being this way. I am called names and i don't like it. Please help me i have no other option.

posted Jul 14th, 2010 7:48 pm


emma whitley

jillian how can i get you to come to my house and help my self and all my family lose weight and get healthy i and all my family need your help desperatley thank you please e mail me back.

posted Jul 8th, 2010 6:49 pm



WebGoddess

I have found this show to be very inspirational.

The Biggest Loser is great but it just has such a "game show" quality to it, and everything is the obsession over the numbers on the scale and not enough of a focus on health.

Losing it is great because Jillian takes a more holistic approach, she tries to unlock all the root emotional causes of depression and build up the self-esteem of those she works with. She also repairs the family dynamics and helps families come together to support each other and be stronger.

This show is all about improving physical and emotional health and I love how it spends adequate time on both of them because I really believe that emotional well-being and physical well-being a closely tied together and that it's hard to truly have one without the other.

Jillian also is a lot warmer, sure she still provides plenty of tough love and has no patience for BS but it really seems like she's got a deeper connection with these families.

I'm not sure how much of a role the $50k at the end plays in motivating the families to get into shape, but the transformations are inspirational and it also has a good positive message about dealing with psychological/emotional issues that TBL just kind of glosses over.

posted Jul 4th, 2010 8:17 pm


audrey c

how does one try to get to work with jillian?

posted Jun 28th, 2010 12:14 am


Gerri

I have one question WHY? Why do people don't try to lose weight on their own and hope to get picked for a show. I guess their health is reallly not important if they are risking it all to be on a show.

posted Jun 22nd, 2010 11:17 pm


Courtney

I need to have the same question answered, except I need this for my mom. She cant lose this weight and it is affecting her entire life. Jillian we need your help!!!!!!!

posted Jun 22nd, 2010 4:57 pm


Esther

Does anyone know how I can sign my friend up.?

posted Jun 10th, 2010 2:58 pm



   
 

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