To date (2012), the oldest contestant on The Biggest Loser was 66 years old. Watching the show may help you realize it’s never too late to start losing weight.
Instead of feeling hopeless, you might start to believe it is possible to lose a significant amount of weight.
You may identify with a contestant and their story and think, “If they can do it, I can do it!”
The Biggest Loser demonstrates how essential it is to have a strong support team for your weight loss journey.
Watching the show with friends and family may spark a conversation about ways to get healthy together and form your own support team.
The show does not make weight loss easy or effortless like so many weight loss gimmicks lead you to believe. The Biggest Loser demonstrates that it takes hard work, dedication, and mental toughness to achieve weight loss. It also shows the importance of pushing yourself outside your comfort zone.
The Biggest Loser show has inspired weight loss programs and competitions at companies and gyms throughout the county.
In a Thomas Reuters Poll, adults who watch weight loss reality shows said the shows have influenced their eating and exercise habits.
While there are advantages of watching The Biggest Loser, there are also disadvantages of watching the show.Source:
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