The Biggest Loser Episode Guides
The contestants are divided into three teams based on their ages for the theme this season, "The Battle of the Ages." They then must race one mile across Death Valley carrying a pole as a team, with the prize being the ability to choose the team's trainer.
The contestants are given limited gym time to shape up for the week.
In an NFL themed week, star players participate with the contestants, pushing them to their limits with Super Bowl tickets at stake for the winner of the week.
Contestants from past seasons arrive to help coach the current contestants on their weight-loss goals.
The winner of the challenge gets to go home for the week, but take their trainer with them. They earn immunity, but their weight loss for the week is responsible for the rest of their team.
The Halloween week shifts the rules of the house, where everyone strives together to lose a total of 100 pounds as a group. If they reach their goal, no one is eliminated. To provide temptation, the contestants are offered candy with the promise that every pound of candy consumed will count as a pound lost at the weigh in.
The field is shook up when the teams are realigned after a game of guessing the caloric content of the contestants favorite meals.
This week only one competitor's weight loss counts for his or her team. One challenge involves cooking a healthy dinner for guest judges Olivia Ward and Devin Alexander.
Contestants compete in 5 events as singles, with the winner getting immunity and the person in last place having a one pound disadvantage at the end of week weigh-in.
In honor of Thanksgiving, the contestants face a food temptation of a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Another challenge puts John in the position to damage other players in the competition.
The final five get makeovers for a night out with loved ones seeing Cirque Du Soleil's "Iris" before the final weigh in and elimination.
The final four contestants return home but continue to train in hopes of being the biggest loser. All of the contestants from this season return to compete in a marathon, where the winner wins a spot in the finals.
In the live finale, all the contestants return for a final weigh in and to crown this seasons "Biggest Loser."
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