From the Emmy Winning Producers of THE OFFICE and THE BIGGEST LOSER and the former Executive Producer of OPRAH comes…
THIS TIME…THERE ARE NO MORE EXCUSES!
FAMILIES, this is your chance to have one of America’s top health and wellness experts, JILLIAN MICHAELS move in, kick butt and change you and your loved ones’ lives! She is ready to teach your family how to exercise, eat right, and be healthy in EVERY facet of your life.
Have you or members of your family packed on the pounds? Have you let yourself go? Do you have terrible eating habits and a destructive lifestyle?
Season 1, Episode 1: Mastropiestro
Season 1, Episode 2: Jones
When a heartbreaking loss of a loved one hits the Jones family, Jillian travels to Cambridge, Mass., to help them towards a healthier lifestyle. Having been diagnosed with diabetes, Debra lives in fear of leaving her two children without a mother. With only one week to get Debra and her family back on the right track, Jillian shows them various ways to get healthy and have fun with activities that include canoeing, African dancing and ice hockey.
Season 1, Episode 3: May
After suffering a life altering event, mother Ruth May and her three children are in desperate need of re-building their self-esteem and boosting their confidence. In response to the family’s strong desire for a positive change in their life, Jillian helps empower them to be successful in their pursuit of healthy living. During Jillian’s stay with them she surprises Ruth with a much needed night out to enjoy herself, joins the daughters for a workout with a college soccer team, showing them they can be active without a gym, and through a garage sale, helps rid the family of useless items.
Season 1, Episode 4: Northern
After Patrick Northern lost his job, he and his family need motivation to get back on the right track. His wife, Kim, has taken on the role of sole breadwinner, causing a serious blow to Patrick’s self-confidence. Meanwhile, his 14-year-old twins look to him for direction, and since Patrick lost his drive to get off the couch, so does his family. During Jillian’s stay, the family gets active with a step competition, roller-skating, and they throw out a deep fryer that has attributed to their weight gain.
Season 1, Episode 5: Vivio
The Vivio clan is unlike any other family; all six family members are over six feet tall. Two years have past since disaster struck the Vivio family, when a bridge over their creek collapsed, damaging the father Mark’s right knee, which led him to discover a threatening heart problem. With injuries preventing him from working, Mark was forced to close his roofing business and take a job as his youngest son Elijah’s school bus driver. With the events of the past year, Elijah is also headed towards an unhealthy downward spiral. Jillian must rally the Vivios around Elijah and reverse the damage that has been done.
Season 1, Episode 6: The Plunkett-Marquez Family
Dolores Plunkett and her daughter, Coralie, are two of three cultural leaders of their tribe, the Yavapai-Apache Nation. Both want to see a change in their family’s unhealthy diet (the result of snacking and convenience), and to help improve the health of their tribe. Jillian travels to Camp Verde, Arizona and joins the family in a traditional Yavapai welcoming ceremony and Apache dancing and shows them that there are still ways to be traditional and stay healthy at the same time by roasting an agave plant and planting corn.
Season 1, Episode 7: Franklin
Season 1, Episode 8: Alvarez