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The Biggest Loser At Home Program

Learn to follow the Biggest Loser diet and fitness plan at home with this convenient online program.

QUICK FACTS Start the Diet Now Advertisement
  • Established: 2004
  • Founder: NBC Studios
  • Headquarters: New York, New York
  • Stock symbol: CMCSA and GE
  • Accessibility: Online
  • Diet Type: Low-fat, low-calorie
  • Gender: Male and female
  • Celebrity Endorsements: Jillian Michaels, Bob Harper, Dolvett Quince, Anna Kournikova, Alison Sweeney
BACKGROUND

Since 2004, NBC’s Biggest Loser, one of America’s favorite reality weight loss shows, has inspired people across the country to lose weight. With the Biggest Loser Club, the official weight loss program of the Biggest Loser, you can follow the same diet and fitness plans the contestants follow in the comfort of your own home.

In 2014, The Biggest Loser Club re-released under a newly designed platform, making it easier, faster and more fun to use.

The improved platform includes all-new meal plans and recipes, additional walking and running programs, and a revamped food and exercise tracker. In addition, all of the Biggest Loser Club’s tools are now available for your smartphone and tablet. An express six-week weight loss plan, motivating weight loss progress charts and a food database with 200,000 entries have also been added.

Your membership to the Biggest Loser Club includes access to all of these features as well as the network of support provided by the Biggest Loser community, contestants and experts.

Users should note that, according to Biggest Loser trainer Bob Harper, you will not see the same dramatic results the contestants see. The contestants are in a highly controlled environment for 12 weeks or more, focusing on diet and fitness without the typical stress of daily life, such as work, chores and family. With more 600,000 pounds lost, though, the Biggest Loser Club shows promise to help people lose weight.

PRO
  • Diet and fitness plans from the show featured
  • Biggest Loser trainers, experts and contestants available for support
  • Monthly online meetings available for motivation
  • Weight loss progress charts available for motivation
  • Meal plans, shopping lists and recipes included
  • Global food database available with 200,000 entries
  • Workouts included
CON
  • Users not likely to see same dramatic results as the contestants see on the show
  • Meal options are not easily swapped
  • Cannot plan meals around food allergies or disliked foods
  • Shopping lists are large, intimidating and seemingly expensive
  • Workouts are not easily swapped
  • Current members lost data for original food and exercise tracker
  • Not ideal for people who want to lose weight on a smaller budget
DIET and NUTRITION

The diet and nutrition plans featured on The Biggest Loser Club are calorie- and portion-controlled for weight loss. By following the recommended meal plan for each day, you will not have to count calories because the platform does it for you. In addition, an integrated food tracker makes adding your meals to your weight loss journal easy.

Whether you choose the regular or the vegetarian meal plan option, you will eat three small meals with various snacks throughout the day.

A typical day on the non-vegetarian meal plan looks like:

  • Breakfast: Bran cereal with berries and nonfat milk and a cup of tea
  • Lunch: Whole wheat salad sandwich with hummus spread and a nonfat latte
  • Dinner: Grilled lamb with a potato and mixed vegetables and a glass of nonfat milk
  • Snacks: Fresh fruit, low-fat cheese, brown rice cakes and vegetable sticks

Each weekly menu comes with a customizable shopping list. The automatic shopping list lets you choose how many people you’re cooking for and lets you deselect any food items you already have before loading. The shopping lists are large and intimidating, though, while also possibly costing more than the average person would spend on a weekly menu.

If you do not like a particular meal in your plan or if you cannot find a key ingredient needed for dinner on Thursday night, The Biggest Loser Club provides a massive database of its calorie- and portion-controlled recipes to choose from, including:

  • Sweet No-Skin Potatoes
  • Corn Fritters with Smoked Salmon
  • Easy Shrimp Curry
  • Caramel Banana Split

The Recipe Index sorts its recipes into meal categories, such as breakfasts, lunches and main dishes, and is easily searched. However, the Biggest Loser Club platform does not provide a way to swap meals from the Recipe Index into the weekly menu. In addition, the Recipe Index is not integrated into the food tracker so all tracking must be calculated and entered manually. The Biggest Loser Club does not make suggestions for meal swaps for people who might not enjoy a certain food item but does provide swapping guidelines.

EXERCISE

The exercise plans featured on The Biggest Loser Club are not as intense as the exercise plans contestants follow on the show and are customized to be integrated into your daily life.

Step-by-step instructions for each exercise plan and support from Biggest Loser trainers help you ease into fitness. For example, instead of exercising three times a week, you will begin with as little as two workouts a week, which you can do at the gym or at home. In addition, the integrated exercise tracker makes it easy to add you workouts to your weight loss journal.

The Biggest Lose Club exercise plans feature:

  • Workout videos featuring Biggest Loser trainers
  • Programs to help you prepare for the Biggest Loser Run Walk, a new feature
  • Beginner through advanced level workouts

When you set up your Biggest Loser Club exercise plan, you will choose between the Biggest Loser At Home program and the Biggest Loser Run Walk program.

The Biggest Loser At Home program includes walking and toning exercises for beginners and for intermediate and advanced workouts featuring workout videos with Biggest Loser trainers. A typical week following the Walk and Tone Beginner exercise plan looks like:

  • Monday: 20-minute walk
  • Tuesday: Active rest*
  • Wednesday: Power Sculpt (workout video)
  • Thursday: Active rest
  • Friday: Yoga for Weight Loss (workout video)
  • Saturday and Sunday: Active rest

*Gentle exercises, such as walking, stretching or swimming, are recommended on active rest days.

The Biggest Loser Run Walk program includes walking and running exercises to prepare you for 5K and 10K races and for half marathons. The first option in the exercise plan is the Walk to Run program. A typical week following the Walk to Run exercise plan looks like:

  • Monday: Active rest
  • Tuesday: Alternating walking for one minute and running for one minute for 10 rounds
  • Wednesday: Runner’s Power Sculpt (workout video)
  • Thursday: Alternating walking for one minute and running for one minute for 10 rounds
  • Friday: Active rest
  • Saturday: Alternating walking for one minute and running for one minute for 10 rounds
  • Sunday: 40-minute walk
CONCLUSION

The Biggest Loser has inspired people across the country to lose weight, and with the Biggest Loser Club, you can follow the same diet and fitness plans the contestants follow on the show.

The improved platform provides easy-to-follow weekly meal and exercise plans that take the guesswork out of preparing meals and counting calories as well as tools and motivational charts to keep you going. The program promises to ease you into eating right and moving more with its customized weight loss solutions but does not promise that you will see the same dramatic weight loss results seen on the Biggest Loser.

While the detailed diet and fitness plans are easy to follow, the cost of the membership as well as the cost of getting a potential gym membership and purchasing expensive food items might be prohibitive to some people who want to lose weight on a budget.

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Wikipedia

''The Biggest Loser'' is an American reality television show that began broadcasting on the NBC network on October 19, 2004. The fifth season began January 1, 2008. As of April 2008, NBC is casting for a sixth season.

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DENA

i love this show, i have to watch this show,every week.i just cant get over ,how much weight, they can loses. i have been trying to loses weight, and work out,more,and eat better.causes of my health. i even started walking,again. i love jillian,i think shes a wounder ful person with a big caring heart. and she pushes, her team. and works them hard. but its all worth it,to see how each person,looks like at the end. jillian, you keep on caring. your changing alot of lifes, and one is mine.

posted Feb 26th, 2008 9:26 am


nicole

I have been doing the weight watchers diet. I have lost 35pounds. Iwont to lose 10 more pounds,even with diet and exerice Ijust cant seem to get it off. Can you help me


Anonymous

In the real world you can work out every day. I work out 6 days a week, because it is a part of my life. You have to make exercise a priority. I have a job and kids, but I make time to exercise. People have too many excuses why they cannot work out. You just need to do it.


Anonymous

tell me who exactly can put their life on hold for the amount of HOURS that the contestants work out each day? It appears to be a lot every single day, who in the real world can do that? the losses of 15 pounds and so forth a week, didnt come from just cutting calories or fats. I think it's not a practical show for everyday working people, but I am sure that it has inspied many to at least exercise some.


toni

i love the show but the biggest loser should focus more on workout and eating habits not so much on the drama part.


Anne Jarnagan

2 yrs ago I weighted 326 Now164 how can I lose more to 130 it is very hard now I did wear size 28- 30 & now size 6 to 8 Thankyou for your ideas Anne Jarnagan


LorrieLee

I love the show, i watch every season and I'm so amazed and inspired by the amazing results each week..I went out and recently bought the biggest looser cookbook and started trying the receipes, they are so good and so quick and easy to make, they don't take long and they are so good..Thank you biggest looser for inspiring those of us who couldn't see the light at the end of the tunnel but with your cookbook and your show, your showing us that YES we can do it, even from home. Thank You


rachel

biggest loser club: I would really want to or I really need to be on your show to lose weight .I've been called every name in the book for being the biggest loser I'm 5'4 my weight is 350lb. For once In my life I would really like to feel good about myself I feel depress all the time I don't have any motivation I have family but, they don't help they just put me down . So I just need good people to help because at this point I can't help myself .I need someone to motivate all the way. PLEASE PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!


jackie

I really like the show and the trainers, how can iget on the show i know with they help i'll be the next winner.I'm 34 with 2 kids 187pds and 5ft1 please help.


judith storey

i am 47 years old i would like to be a contestant on the big loser show . my friend sabrina will also like to be one also. i weigh 230lbs. sabrina weighs 270. we've been struggling with our weight for a very long time. we both have diabetes and losing the weigh will help us to be healthy and live longer lives. we both have grandchildren and would like to be around to see them grow up and to enjoy life with them. we will appreciate if you consider us to be contestants on your show. thanks very much. sincerely yours, judy storey


Anonymous

how do u get on show im 31 obese with3 kids help me and my husband he;s obesed to


Anonymous

gained 17lbs should have went instead of jez


Anonymous

biggest loser makes me want to lose weight but i just dont know of the right foods to eat.


chelley

!!! i luv this show !!! i used to lie down on the lounge all day and watch every movie or show you could think of until i started watching the biggest loser!!! the trainers are awesome they are what gets me motivated most... except kim lyons...


Anonymous

Purposely gain 17lbs how low can a person go! He should be disqualified. I am done with this show!


Anonymous

NBC Could really be helping a lot of people by sharing information from The Biggest Loser with viewers. I think it's horrible that they charge their loyal viewers money for diet and exercise tips when they make millions of dollars from the Biggest Loser Show.


Kim Tackett

I never watched the show until I seen Julian's video I bought 2 at the same time and started working out to them and also being on an diet i lost15 pds. I did this so I could ride a roller coaster the belt didn't fit and I was embarrased I went back to the amusement park 2 months later and rode the rides I couldn't all of julian's dvds helped me get there.Now I watch the sow eveyweek since the season started.


catt

It shows real people and shows the ups and downs, great job. I also love the new host


tex

Is THERE NO HELP for those who are limited to exercise cause of SURGERY???Moved to Australia 7 years ago, finally found my biological family when I moved here. Finally at 50 years old I know who I am. A big problem though is that I have had 2 back surgeries and have put on the beef. I am only 5'4 and weigh 72 kgs. I have tried diet and may loose a few pounds but tighting up the loose muscles is my problem so I give up. I have searched for an answer for those who are limited to exercise and get the answer even from my own doctor sorry you will just have to live with it. This isn't FAIR. I am wanting to come back to the states, but would like to be able to enjoy meeting my family; and not be tired and out of breathe so much. HELP!!!!!!!!


LaCressia Ray

I love the Biggest Loser show. It's very inspiring to me, to know there is hope.My church started the Biggest Loser from Oct.-to Dec. & I lost 31 pds.& won the prize.we are con tuning on to start the new year off right. Once u start u will feel so much better about yourself."Thanks Biggest Loser"



 

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