Navigation Links
24 Hour Fitness Gives The Biggest Loser High-Tech Upgrade
Date:9/17/2007

-Season 4 of NBC's Smash Hit Show Features the bodybugg(TM) System-

SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Contestants for the fourth season of NBC's wildly popular unscripted reality series The Biggest Loser will get some high-tech help in their quest to win the $250,000 grand prize, courtesy of 24 Hour Fitness. Participants in this year's weight loss competition will use the bodybugg, an intelligent calorie management system designed to provide consumers with information and tools that can help them reach their ideal weight.

"24 Hour Fitness is proud to once again be associated with The Biggest Loser and bodybugg will play a role in helping contestants reach their weight loss goals," said Carl Liebert III, chief executive officer, 24 Hour Fitness. "Our partnership with The Biggest Loser has inspired many people to transform their lives through nutrition and exercise."

In this year's show, contestants use the bodybugg to track and adjust how many calories they have burned and consumed 24 hours a day. Contestants will download bodybugg data to a web interface that tracks caloric measurements and helps plan daily meals. Bodybugg helps contestants adjust their food intake and activity levels as they seek to achieve their fitness goals.

"24 Hour Fitness is a crucial partner for The Biggest Loser and we are excited to bring bodybugg into this season's competition," said Mark Koops, executive producer, The Biggest Loser. "We're thrilled to show our audience how new technologies, when paired with a comprehensive health maintenance program, can support the achievement of weight loss goals."

For the third season in a row, 24 Hour Fitness is providing The Biggest Loser with a state-of-the-art onsite gym at the ranch where contestants live while competing on the program. 24 Hour Fitness has outfitted the gym with cutting-edge fitness equipment, mats, stability balls, and conditioning bands.

To kick off the new season, 24 Hour Fitness also announces the return of its exclusive product -- The Biggest Loser Six-Week Weight Loss Program -- to help fans of the show lose weight. The program, offered in all 24 Hour Fitness clubs, is designed to help kick-start users to lose up to 15 pounds in six weeks. (Results may vary.) The program includes five, 25-minute personal training sessions, a 30-day online nutrition planning subscription and a 16-page booklet with fitness/nutrition hints and tips -- for $49.00. (Cost of membership not included).

The Biggest Loser two-hour season premiere aired on NBC on Tuesday, September 11 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern/Pacific and 7:00 p.m. Central/Mountain.

About 24 Hour Fitness

Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness, an innovative leader in the health and fitness industry, serves more than 3 million members in 400 clubs across worldwide. Founded in 1983 as a one-club operation, 24 Hour Fitness pioneered the concept of making fitness accessible, affordable and a way of life for everyone. Supporting the communities it serves, 24 Hour Fitness sponsors many charitable events and organizations including the 2004 - 2008 U.S. Olympic Team and the Magic Johnson, Andre Agassi, Shaquille O'Neal and Lance Armstrong Foundations. Please call 1-800-224-0240 or visit http://www.24HourFitness.com for more information and to find the location nearest you.

About The Biggest Loser

The first reality series where everybody "loses," The Biggest Loser offers severely overweight participants the opportunity to undergo a radical physical makeover without any kind of surgery. Alison Sweeney (Days of Our Lives) joins the show to host the fourth season of the series, which challenges and encourages overweight contestants to shed pounds in a safe and recommended manner through comprehensive diet and exercise as they compete for a grand prize of $250,000. The Biggest Loser provides the 18 strong-willed, yet hopeful, contestants with challenges, temptations, weigh-ins and eliminations until the final contestant remains to claim the title of "the biggest loser." Each team works out under the supervision of professional trainers Kim Lyons and Bob Harper.


'/>"/>
SOURCE 24 Hour Fitness
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Fitness Level Predicts Stroke
2. Fitness The key To Reduce The Risk Of Heart Disease In Women
3. Fitness levels in Men Correale with risk of Cardiovascular disease
4. Cardiovascular disease risk increased due to physical inactivity and low fitness
5. More Exercise Recommended For Fitness Of Cardiac Patients
6. Fitness Prevents Alzheimers
7. Kids To Junk Unhealthy Food, Take Up Fitness
8. Poor Fitness Might Increase The Risks After Obesity Surgery
9. All in the name of Fitness
10. Fitness and Childhood IQ Indicators of Cognitive Ability in Old Age
11. Students Fail In Fitness Test In California
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... From March ... Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in ... for both the condition of hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and its treatment options. Specifically, ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... Husted Kicking has completed its Third ... February 6th & 7th, 2016 according to kicking coach Michael Husted. , “This event ... the NFL’s combine in Indianapolis,” says Husted. “The NFL uses a third party organization ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... The book, “Computers Should ... services, what questions to ask your IT consultant before signing a contract and how ... computer network. , “With companies relying heavily on e-mail and technology, it’s more important ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... As part of their 2015 end of ... Round Table Foundation (MDRTF), has gifted $10,000 to University of Chicago to support ovarian ... Billy Cundiff. , “We are honored to support a promising young investigator from Dr. ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... as the World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC), will be held in New York ... meeting is “Imaging Biology…Improving Therapy.” The congress will highlight and emphasize how imaging ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)... F ast access to ... at the point of need   ... and services, has launched a ClinicalKey mobile app that enables ... Elsevier designed the mobile app to allow users to select access to ... Android and iOS formats for mobile phone and tablet. ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016 Scientists ... cell-isolation method that opens the door to genetic ... now have been impossible to isolate with 100 ... isolate specific tumor types in various stages of ... variants of these cells that are clinically relevant, ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016  NanoViricides, Inc. ... it has entered into an agreement with the ... nanoviricides® drug candidates in standard animal models of ... , Research Director. Dr. Romanowski has extensive experience ... --> Eric Romanowski , Research ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: