Extreme Weight Loss is a unique undertaking that's unlike anything you've ever seen TV. The show documents the amazing makeover of seventeen courageous, obese individuals who set out to safely lose half of their body weight over the course of a year. The metamorphosis is truly amazing. Trainer/transformation specialist Chris Powell (The 650-Pound Virgin) guides each of the seventeen participants through the process after moving into their homes. He's there to make sure the participants get the proper nourishment and exercise movement. Chris provides a fresh perspective to individuals whose lives have become unmanageable because of their weight.
Meet the team behind Chris Powell.
Chris struggles with time away from home.
Chris and Heidi reveal the growing community of "peeps" in their hometown.
Time for a family trip.
Deadlines loom for Chris' new book.
Exciting news for the Powell family.
Rod used rigorous medical testing in his transformation.
Carla shows Rod some healthy eating tips.
Rocco Dispirito teaches Kathie and Josh healthier food choices.