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Bob Harper on his new book “Skinny Habits: The 6 Secrets of Thin People”

Bob Harper called in to talk about his new book, “Skinny Habits: The 6 Secrets of Thin People.”  We discussed why a behavior-based approach is essential in establishing a pattern of healthy living, why we shouldn’t beat ourselves up if we stumble, and one thing we can do to start today.  Bob also discussed how quickly his fitness clients get over being star-struck when he puts them to work.

Toma Dobrosavljevic, winner of “The Biggest Loser”

Toma Dobrosavljevic is the winner of “Biggest Loser: Glory Days.”  Toma lost 171 pounds — over 50 percent of his body weight — to claim the title and the $250,000 prize.  We talked about the whirlwind he’s been on since the live finale, how he stayed focused between his time on the ranch and the finale, and how he’s part of a new and growing movement to proudly represent Chicago’s western suburbs.

Jen Widerstrom from “The Biggest Loser”

Jen Widerstrom checked in with us this morning to talk about the live finale of “The Biggest Loser: Glory Years,” airing tomorrow night at 7 Central on NBC-5 Chicago.  Two of Jen’s original team members are up for the title of “Biggest Loser.”  We also chatted about how we both proudly represent the Chicago ‘burbs.

Jenna Wolfe from The Today Show

Jenna Wolfe is the Today Show’s lifestyle and fitness correspondent, and she’s also appearing as a guest trainer on tonight’s episode of “The Biggest Loser” at 7:00 Central on NBC-5 Chicago.   We talked about how she got involved with the show, her way of quickly relating to the contestants, and the difficulty of leading a tough workout while 7 months pregnant.

Dolvett Quince from “The Biggest Loser”

The season is drawing to a close on “The Biggest Loser: Glory Years” as we’re down to the final four (well…actually five) contestants.  We checked in with trainer Dolvett Quince to talk about tonight’s episode where the participants find out about Comeback Canyon with the return of Bob Harper.  We also discussed the evolution of his training methods, and what simple things we can do to make a positive change in our lifestyles.


Chef Rocco Dispirito

Rocco Dispirito called into the show to promote his guest appearance on “The Biggest Loser.”  We had a very interesting conversation about how to establish healthy habits and the real danger facing Americans on a daily basis in the form of our diets.



Alison Sweeney talks about “The Biggest Loser” and “Days of Our Lives.”

Alison Sweeney called in to talk about her final appearance of “Days of Our Lives,” as well as the newest episode of “The Biggest Loser.”

Bob Harper from “The Biggest Loser”

Bob Harper has been with The Biggest Loser since day one, and he called in to reflect on the 10th anniversary of the series, including the biggest changes he’s seen over 16 seasons, things he was surprised made it to air, and how he’s modified his training style over the past decade.

Jennifer Widerstrom from “The Biggest Loser”

Jennifer Widerstrom is the newest trainer on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.”  She talked about her training background, how she’s able to break through to the contestants, and why Ben Harper is perfect chill-out music after a day on the ranch.