From the producers of hit shows like Biggest Loser, Master Chef and Extreme Makeover airs a television show Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition promising to bring dramatic weight loss transformations. The contestants consist of eight men and women who had been turned down by Biggest Loser due to their super obese weights. These contestants are morbidly obese. Follow each contestant as they are whipped into shape by the guidance of trainer Chris Powell
over the course of 365 days.
Powell goes beyond the extreme physical aspect of weight loss and challenges to face their deeper issues with weight. The transformations are both physical and emotional. Powell even takes it a step further and moves into the homes of each contestant. He pushes them further than they ever thought imaginable. Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition provides a full package of tools to the contestants with nutritional education and the offer of psychological counseling.
Each contestant is weighed in every 3 months in hopes to reach the massive goal Powell sets for them. Every contestant has their own personal struggles to overcome. For instance, contestant James is a 26-year-old man who once held ambitions to be a pro football player. After reaching a weight of 651 pounds and battling an abdominal hernia he must face his fears head on. The process for each contestant on Extreme Maker: Weight Loss Edition is grueling but every contestant is given a unique opportunity to make one extreme transformation.