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Bob Harper

Lose weight with NBC's Biggest Loser blue team coach.

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Having a personal trainer means working really hard and lots of discipline. The reward is that you always picture yourself with the dreamy trainer - so that makes up for it. With Bob Harper, you get the entire package - a good-looking, personable trainer who is dedicated to helping you realize your full potential. Bob has many years of experience and is certified with several notable fitness organizations.

Bob became a household name and put his mark on the fitness landscape by being one of the wildly popular trainers on NBC's hit show The Biggest Loser. The spring of 2008, Bob continued his success as one of the most respected trainers in the world with the publication of his book "Are You Ready! To Take Charge, Lose Weight, Get in Shape and Change Your Life." The book is a well-rounded and smart approach to managing the emotional side of weight, nutritious eating and regular exercise and physical activity.

Bob has a true passion for his work - and you get to reap the benefits. Exercise is usually as fun as dental work and watching paint dry. However, Bob Harper's practical advice, friendly disposition and consistent motivation make him a valuable partner.

PRO
  • Access to Bob through variety of media
  • Positive and motivating
  • Admits that not everyone will achieve the results featured on Biggest Loser
  • All programs are affordable
  • Begin transformation on the inside and work outward
  • Certified with American Fitness Training of Athletics and with Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
  • Trusted and respected fitness professional
CON
  • Bob's programs are not customizable
DIET and NUTRITION

On Biggest Loser, he promotes his Eat More Diet. He suggests that all of that food you might be cutting out could be the answer to why you're not losing weight. Your body needs certain calories and nutrients to function properly and become less dependent on fat stores. Bob suggests that by consuming between four and six smaller meals throughout the day, you'll be able to beat hunger before it starts. You'll consume a diet that is low calorie and low carb. Portion control is also important, since you can always have too much of a good (or bad) thing. An example of a day on Bob Harper's Eat More Diet could be: - Breakfast Five egg whites with turkey bacon

  • Morning Snack: Slice of deli chicken with string cheese and mustard

  • Lunch: Albacore tuna on a spinach salad with balsamic vinaigrette

  • Afternoon Snack: Laughing Cow light cheese with a celery stick

  • Dinner: Grilled salmon with steamed asparagus and a tossed salad

EXERCISE

Bob is a trainer, so he is focused on exercise. Should you follow his DVD program through Push.tv, subscribe to the Biggest Loser Club or read his book, you can definitely expect to get moving. Exercise will vary on both programs with Biggest Loser being more customized to your needs.

Harper is also a big practitioner and promoter of yoga, and many of his workouts have a yoga concentration or influence.

CONCLUSION

Bob Harper is certainly making a name for himself in weight loss circles. While he's been a highly sought-after trainer in L.A. for years, working with names like Gwyneth Paltrow and Ben Stiller, he's now more accessible than ever. Bob is a trainer on NBC's Biggest Loser, author of a weight loss book, star of several exercise DVDs and a featured speaker for many events. His approach to weight loss is practical and realistic. He motivates you to start by recognizing important changes on the inside and working toward the physical changes on the outside. Both the DVD videos and Biggest Loser are affordable, and both make losing weight a lot more fun than you've probably had before.

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Bob Harp, Bobby Harper, Bob Hoper, Bob Horper, Bob Harper Diet, Bob Harper's Diet


Related Diets: Bob Harper: Are You Ready!, Jillian Michaels, The Biggest Loser At Home Program, Kim Lyons: Your Body, Your Life, 5 Minute Office Workout



Wikipedia

Robert "Bob" Harper (born 1965) is a personal trainer, who appears on the television series ''The Biggest Loser'' (US) as the trainer for the blue team. He is also a trainer in the Australian version of the show. He was born and raised in Nashville, TN.

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Joan

Bought and read your book-its great.
Also have watched nearly every program of the Biggest Loser!! Think you are both
great-but would cry with Jillian yellin at me. Am 72 yrs old have had bilateral knee replacement so am somewhat limited with the exercises. Have a treadmill-but am so out of condition & have the big belly of this age & I hate it!!
Any suggestions?? Am doing 10 min at a time on the treadmill-can't do an incline due to the knees. Look forward to
your suggestions!!

posted Nov 8th, 2008 1:02 pm


Carla Schaadt

Hey Bob,
I am from your home town in Tennessee. I know several of your family and I tallk to them regularly. I am a few years yonger than you so you had moved from Stroudsville by the time I was born. I am 40 years old and I weigh 270 pounds. I would love the opportunity to work out with you, however I have very bad knees so my exersice is limited until I get some of this weight off. Well, that's hard without exercise! Can you help me? I am a Kindergarten teacher, so is it possible to do a show for teachers only and film in the summer months? That would be my dream come true! Spending the summer with you and lose weight and come home a new healthier person!

posted Oct 21st, 2008 7:56 pm


yvonne

Mr. Bob is great. I make sure I am home in time to watch the biggest loser because of him. Because of Bob and Julian, i love reading books on health, where before I would not open a book. I am sorry to hear about his mom. I am sure she was very proud of him . . Keep up the good work Bobby Boy . . .

posted Oct 12th, 2008 4:08 pm


Tammy Vinson

I would love to have the dvd, but with my husband the only one on social security and limited income, I cant afford it. I have over 300 lbs and I would love to get down to at least 140. My will power isnt good and when you have to cook for a small husband, he expects you to eat right along with him. Im in a rut., Sorry to hear about Bobs mom, God Bless Tammy

posted Sep 19th, 2008 12:49 pm


Nouzha

Today I was seeing "the biggest loser" special Australia when I heard that Bob's mother is dead! I am sincerly sad and I would like to say to Bob that he is a great star here .From Morocco, I say to him that his mother is proud of him just like I am.He inpires me to loose weight. God bless him.

posted Sep 5th, 2008 8:26 pm


Susan * South Africa

Bob, You have inspired me to loose weight. I've lost 19.2 kg (42.32 pounds). I love watching The Biggest Loser show and never misses it. We finished watching season 3. Can't wait for the next one. Love what your doing!!!!

posted Aug 19th, 2008 9:06 am


Larry

When donuts and other 'treats' are brought in to the office, I now find myself "What Would Bob Do"? I can then walk away and feel good about it!

posted Apr 17th, 2008 7:08 am


Nancy

Bob - This is more of a question than a comment. I am 57 years old and quit smoking 1 year ago. Since then I have put on about 31 pounds and still only weigh 132. So, obviously, I am not concerned about my weight. I am concerned about my belly. I keep reading conflicting opinions of what exercises to do to flatten it. I trust your opinion so could you please let me know what exercises will help me flatten my belly. You are totally cute!!! Thanks for your help, Nancy

posted Apr 16th, 2008 10:12 am


Alecha

Bob your cool!!! i watch the Biggest Loser all the time i think you and Jillian are great trainers.

posted Apr 13th, 2008 9:42 pm


Alecha

Hey BOB i was thinking of being a P.T is it a good job?

posted Apr 13th, 2008 9:42 pm


Rose

Hello Bob, I'm a 28 years old and 5ft 4inches and weigh 204 and very unheathly and I have 7children and husband I need some help to get heathly can you help me.

posted Apr 11th, 2008 3:19 pm


MsSoozieq

Bob Harper is a neat guy, but I'll be glad when Mark is off the program. I'm SO tired of his crying. Makes me sick!

posted Apr 8th, 2008 10:19 pm


CAROLINE

He is so genuine, nobody could ever take his place. He truly cares and motivates his contestants, I would love to meet him and train with him one on one. He is the best.

posted Apr 7th, 2008 8:09 pm


kevin

Bob is really helpful.

posted Apr 6th, 2008 9:13 pm


Dana

Hi Bob, my name is Dana, I am 28 years old and the single mother of two beautiful little boys. I also weigh over 300 pounds and i fear that if I do not do something soon, I will not be here to watch my children grow up. I am asking for help and i would like to know when the next casting for the biggest loser is. Thanks, Dana

posted Apr 2nd, 2008 6:48 pm


Eric

Hey Bob I love to watch you on the show.

posted Mar 31st, 2008 8:40 am


Lou

Bob you have inspired me to join a gym finally loose the weight that has slowly crept on since having my daughter 5 years ago.I live on the cetral coast in NSW,Australia where series 4, week 8 is being aired.To watch the way you and Jill work is inspiring, as much as I love our Aussie trainers Shannon and Michelle,you and Jill will always be the biggest losers number 1 trainers.Thankyou

posted Mar 30th, 2008 9:55 am


rea

bob i love you. you are firm for what you what them to do but gentle in the way that you don't what to fail so that is why they try so hard because they don't want to let you down. i have never had a trainer because i can't afford it

posted Mar 29th, 2008 8:08 pm


natalia(argentina)

hola bob ,soy natalia de argentina.tu personalidad me re gusta sos un tipo muy bueno.siempre veo la serie.ojala algun dia pueda ir a los angeles y conocerte...te quiero mucho..naty

posted Mar 15th, 2008 7:56 am


Lillian

I just love the show, I work at a clinic in NH. We have all lost wait and can stay with by following the show. But I need help I am getting married and my huband to be is VERY over wait. and has health problem that would get better if he would lose some wait, and Ideas

posted Mar 3rd, 2008 3:28 pm



 

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