Dancing With the Stars Season 11 premiered on Monday, September 20th, 2010. If you still don’t know, the contestant lineup is as follows:
- Bristol Palin
- Audrina Patridge
- Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino
- Michael Bolton
- Kurt Warner
- Kyle Massey
- Rick Fox
- Jennifer Grey
- Margaret Cho
- Florence Henderson
- David Hasselhoff (eliminated first)
The talent and dedication on Dancing With the Stars amazes me. Most contestants have to make major lifestyle changes in order to get into shape and build their talent for the show. Audrina Patridge recently spoke about her journey to do just that.
The Hills star has reportedly switched to a higher carb, high protein diet and eats approximately every two hours. It’s true that an abundance of carbohydrates are typically frowned upon in the diet community. The exception to this comes when you’re working your body as hard as she is! Athletes often stock up on carbs in order to fuel their bodies with what they need. She’s nearly given up alcohol (although she still enjoys the occasional glass of wine) and has substantially increased her water intake. These new habits have, no doubt, taken a hit on her social life. She tells OK! Magazine, “I’m focused on dancing, and that’s it.” (more…)
Cue the NFL intro music… it’s Super Bowl Week on The Biggest Loser!
The contestants are greeted by Ali who informs them they will be playing a Super Bowl snack trivia game with Australian hottie, I mean– chef, Curtis Stone. The contestants test their knowledge of how many calories are in each common Super Bowl party food. Winning means a visit to their partner at home from Chef Curtis and a 2 pound pass at the next weigh-in. Daniel wins the game for the orange team and David gets a surprise visit from the Take Home Chef himself. (more…)