The Biggest Loser – Not The Injury That Was Expected
Oh those cheeky buggers on The Biggest Loser they were building up the suspense of who would be taken away in an ambulance. Would it be Big Kev infarcting because he is just so big? Or was it Amber who was struggling.
In the end it was Brett with a broken hand. It was a pity because the former basketball player and fan was having one of the best days ever. He was genuinely happy. However in a game with the other contestants Mark bumped into him and he tumbled over and crack.
He was distressed at first but then he was calm and was treated on site by a medic. It was slightly bemusing that each weekend amateur sports people are taken to hospital casualty departments by their family and friends in cars. However maybe it is policy on the Loser set that any injury or trip to hospital must be via an ambulance even though in this instance a medic may have been available to travel with him. You have got to love those sirens.
I am liking this year’s series of The Biggest Loser, the three episodes a week means there is not as much filler and it is much pacier. Also the back stories or emotional journeys are connecting with me. I have genuine empathy for their situation and food addiction.
In fact hopefully the show will be manipulated so Gerald and Todd win the $250,000. Who could not be moved when Gerald spoke about losing their home because the cost of staying at the hospital took its toll. His daughter was born with Spina Bifida and a heart condition which has required extensive medical treatment. He has also said at times he has been working two or three jobs at a time.
Also it was interesting when Kirsten and Janet were looking at their photos that Kirsten revealed that a major stress had occurred in the household when she was a teen and that is when she took to her room and started eating excessively. We were never told what was causing so much stress in the house but it may get revealed later.
Clearly for some contestants life events may have had an impact on them, as Brett also revealed in a previous episode he can’t remember being happy after the age of 12. I don’t want to know about things they may not want to reveal but hopefully we will get to learn more about their life as it is interesting.
Sure criticisms have to be made about the intensity of the exercise and training however remember the contestants train without the celebrity trainers most days.
The Biggest Loser on Sunday to Tuesday at 7.30pm on TEN.