Extreme Makeover- Weight Loss Edition
Tvshow- Extreme Makeover- Weight Loss Edition Premier Monday May 30,2011 Show Information
Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition is a unique undertaking that’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen TV.
The show documents the amazing makeover of eight courageous, obese individuals who set out to safely lose half of their body weight over the course of a year.
The metamorphosis is truly amazing.
Trainer/transformation specialist Chris Powell (The 650-Pound Virgin) guides each of the eight participants through the process after moving into their homes. He’s there to make sure the participants get the proper nourishment and exercise movement.
Chris provides a fresh perspective to individuals whose lives have become unmanageable because of their weight.
In each of the eight one-hour episodes, participants undergo a transformation not only of their bodies, but of who they are as individuals.
Each stand-alone episode of Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition chronicles one participant’s journey. The eight remarkable individuals attempting an astonishing one-year weight loss are:
- Alex, 23, an All-American kid who, at 459 pounds, wants to get healthy to set a good example for his two teen brothers.
- Dana, 44, a bachelor weighing 497 pounds who prays for the day he will have a family to share his life.
- James, 26, a former football star whose weight ballooned to 651 pounds and who now wonders if his dream of having a career in sports will ever come true.
- Krista, 34, a devoted mother