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Interview with Neill and Amanda Harmer – Biggest Loser Season 5 Contestants

As the countdown to season five of NBC’s Biggest Loser begins, we thought we’d catch up with two of the contestants. Neill and Amanda Harmer make up the white team on the first time Biggest Loser Couples season. The Oklahoma City couple has been married for three years, they have a two-year old son and say they’ve both battled their weight most of their lives.

I was fortunate enough to catch up with Neill and Amanda a few days before the big premiere. And I’m glad that I did. If you haven’t already made a decision on which of the ten teams you’re going to cheer for- I think the Harmers should be a top choice. They are so genuinely down to earth, have a captivating sense of humor and are truly in Biggest Loser to win. You can tell that above being a devoted married couple, they are the best of friends.

Be sure to tune into NBC this coming Tuesday night, January 1 at 7 p.m CST to watch the Harmers and the other couples on Biggest Loser’s premiere. You can follow along right here at Diets in Review for weekly episode updates. We plan on catching up with Neill and Amanda at the season’s finale to chat about the things that were hush-hush during this interview.
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Biggest Loser Fever

I’ve got the fever folks! We are one week away from the premier of Biggest Loser Season 5. This is the season where couples are competing for the first time. We’re pretty excited over here at Diets In Review as we’re going to be visiting with one of the couples, Neill and Amanda Harmer from Oklahoma City. They are the white team and going into this with a great attitude and fun sense of humor.

You’ll be able to see that interview right here in the Diets In Review Diet Column before the Jan. 1 premiere. We wanted to give you a chance to ask the Harmers a question, too. Leave your burning questions in the comment section below.

Bookmark this column throughout the season, as we’ll post weekly updates about Biggest Loser, the Harmers and the progress of all the contestants.



Biggest Loser Season 5 is seeing double

Fire up your TiVo, clear your schedule and get ready to see double. NBC’s Biggest Loser Season 5 premieres January 1 and is bringing two-times the excitement as usual. This season, couples are taking on the weight loss challenge. Ten teams of two, including a mother/daughter, divorced husband/wife, married husband/wife, best friends, former football teammates and one team of complete strangers, will battle the scale and the bulge for a chance to win $250,000.

Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper will both return to coach teams in season 5; Kim Lyons is departing to focus her efforts on family and the release of her new book.

Stay tuned to Diets In Review for complete Biggest Loser updates.