Well, well, well. Looks like that much anticipated time is here. Makeover week!!! All those months of blood, sweat and tears as well as the wear and tear your body goes through are rewarded with just a bit of pampering. The guys may not want to admit it, but it’s just as special for them as it is for the girls. I know my beard was getting to the point where I was about ten days away from leading prayer and was dying to shave it off. My hair was also getting a wee bit feathery for my liking. Let’s see what magic the “Fairy Godfather” Tim Gunn will bestow upon the cast! (more…)
If you’re looking for a little inspiration for your New Year’s resolution to drop some weight, you might consider seeing which of your favorite celebrities succeeded last year. No matter who you are, losing weight can be a tough challenge that takes a lot of determination. See which diets worked for them, and read why it was all worth it in the end!
We’re particularly happy to see several successful older men choosing to shed some pounds. Jason Alexander, Ricky Gervais and John Goodman all have reputations as big funny guys, but the health consequences of being overweight are no joke.
A Rachael Ray Show fan lost 200 pounds and now she is in need of a new look. Her clothes no longer fit and she has no idea how to dress for her new amazing body shape. So fashion expert Kyan Douglas steps in and makes her transformation complete. (more…)
It is makeover week on the Biggest Loser! Makeover week is a very fun and exciting time for the contestants, and all of us fans as well. For weeks they have been going through hell to change their lives, but the contestants never really have a chance to get a feel for their new bodies. Makeover week is the first chance that these contestants can really see what they’ve done for themselves. Everyone looked amazing for their makeovers, you can really get a feel for how much weight each contestant lost.
The journey of Laura Denoux on the Biggest Loser can simply be summed up by two milestones. The first, early on in the season Jillian Michaels called her “the weakest link” on the team and publicly called her out for bringing down the team. The second, her final weigh-in displayed a +3 gain that would send her home after an emotional farewell with Jillian.
These events show Laura’s growth from disinterested to completely focused on changing her life. She says Jillian’s earlier assessment was fair because she didn’t believe in herself at that time. Then she slowly started realizing she wanted to be there, she started to get it and that she loves diet and exercise. A stress fracture in her hip limited the exercise she could do in the last week, contributed to a weight gain and she was eliminated. (more…)