It was makeover week on “The Biggest Loser,” the week when the contestants get pampered, coifed and dressed to match their bodies. While most of the contestants hadn’t reached their goal weights, they’re happy to fit in clothing they never expected to fit. Jessica, who was voted off last week, still managed to get her makeover when she returned to Tucson, even donating some of her hair to Locks of Love.
Ken Paves, known as Jessica Simpson’s hair stylist, changed the contestants’ hairstyles and shaved the men. The contestants had their pictures taken for a People Magazine issue. I was a little disappointed that there was not a big reveal. They looked good, but I wanted the anticipation of seeing them appear from behind a curtain.
Shanna, who didn’t make it on the ranch, appears at the Warriors in Pink event. She survived breast cancer and began her weight-loss journey at home. The remaining contestants walked the runway at the event, wearing Warriors in Pink clothing. Everyone’s hair looked good; however, I thought some of the clothes were not that cute.
Ada’s outfits were the best of all of them, especially the hat and the formal dress. Frado looked younger without the hair on his face. Their families waited for them backstage. I was happy to see that a friend of Ada’s came because her family has not been emotionally supportive. I hope she can either mend her relationship with her family or come to terms that they won’t change.
After they completed their makeover, the contestants’ endurance challenge of walking up and down 30 flights of stairs 20 times, earning 5 points each time. They had the option of taking the trolley for one point. The prize was a 2011 Ford Edge. Ada and Brendan took an early lead. Elizabeth (asthma sufferer) took the train to rest because her breathing became labored. Ada then took the lead.
Ada was smart. She paced herself and took drinks of water after every completion. Suddenly, she stopped at the top and Brendan joined her. No one knew what was going on. Instead of taking the car for themselves, they let Brendan take the last lap for the car. They felt he deserved it because he’s currently unemployed and has small children. Elizabeth was upset that she couldn’t complete the challenge.
Elizabeth completed the challenge as her last-chance workout. Jillian honed in on Frado, pushing him as fair as she could. Ada worked her butt off in the last-chance workout. She’s been the top female almost every week. I hope she has the same strength when she returns home.
The men were plotting before the weigh in to see who they’d get rid of next. The weigh-in this week featured a few milestones. Patrick reached the 100-pound weight-loss mark, and Elizabeth entered the 100s and was not below the yellow line for the first time ever. Frado and Lisa ended up below the yellow line, with Frado only losing four pounds and Lisa staying the same. Lisa, who expressed a desire to go home in the beginning of the season, was sent home just as she finally got with the program. As of the show, Lisa has decided to become a personal trainer.
This week, the show didn’t have a lot of drama. I like the way the competitors have rallied around Ada, serving as her surrogate family. “The Biggest Loser” has two more episodes before the live finale.
Patrick 301 291 10 lbs. 3.32 %
Mark 309 299 10 lbs. 3.24 %
Ada 190 185 5 lbs. 2.63 %
Brendan 272 265 7 lbs. 2.57 %
Elizabeth 201 196 5 lbs. 2.49%
Frado 267 263 4 lbs. 1.50%
Lisa 228 228 0 lbs. 0%