Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition News
Mom Won’t Let Wheelchair Keep Her From Losing Weight
Losing weight is tough for anybody, but Jamie Goodwin has to do it from a wheelchair. Goodwin, a 38-year-old mother of three from Georgia, became paralyzed from the waist down when she was 17. She continued cheerleading from her chair and even entered the Miss Wheelchair America pageant, but after
Get Fit for 2013: Chris Powell Answers 'GMA' Viewers' Questions
Chris Powell, the uber-trainer who has helped people lose hundreds of pounds and change their lives on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition,” appeared on “Good Morning America” today to share his fitness tips and answer your weight loss questions. Jumpstart Your Weight Loss:...
'Extreme Makeover' Star Chris Powell's Nanny Describes Carjacking
When a stranger threatened to carjack them, the nanny of super-trainers Chris and Heidi Powell of ABC's "Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition" fame said her initial instinct was to protect the couple's 1-year-old son, Cash, who was in the backseat. "There was no question in my mind to save myself
'Extreme Makeover' Trainer Chris Powell's Nanny, Baby Carjacked
ABC News’ Paula Faris reports: A car belonging to uber-trainers Chris Powell and his wife Heidi of ABC’s “Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition” was carjacked in Mesa, Arizona while being driven by their nanny, who had the couple’s one-year-old son inside. The couple’s toddler Cash...
'Extreme Makeover': Jarvez Hall Loses Nearly Half His Body Weight
By the time Jarvez Hall reached his 28th birthday, he was already dangerously obese. His weight gain had started years before, spurred by a passion for playing football and encouragement from others. “Middle school is when I started getting big,” Hall of Portland, Ore., said. ...
'Extreme Makeover': Sally Adams Loses 138 Pounds
Sally Adams was an active child who grew up to be a slim, athletic woman, but a severe leg injury changed her life. As a result of the injury, Adams, a Washington, D.C., tour guide, gained 200 pounds. She consumed 10,000 calories each day. She...
'Extreme Makeover': Jonathan McHenry Loses 250 Pounds
Jonathan McHenry married his high school sweetheart. They had two sons. The only thing that stood between McHenry and a perfect life was his weight. McHenry, who stands 6 feet 1 inch tall, weighed 543 pounds. “I don’t sleep in the bed with my wife...
'Extreme' Weight Loss: Nyla Gibson Loses 157 Pounds
Nyla Gibson was 300 pounds overweight, and found herself emotionally and physically affected by her past. “I have friends who have waists smaller than my thighs,” Gibson, a former high school state champion weightlifter, said. A big part of the emotional problems that led to...
Ashley Johnson Loses Half Her Body Weight on 'Extreme Makeover'
Ashley Johnson weighed 323 pounds. In a family of thin people, the temptation of food was everywhere. “When I try to tell them, ‘You’re not helping,’ they keep telling me that it’s up to me to really have that willpower,” she said. But food was...