When NBC's "The Biggest Loser" begins its 15th season in October, there will once again be countless fans of the hit show tuning in to watch contestants transform themselves and their lives. While the success of television shows is often gauged by viewer ratings and longevity, there is another factor to consider: spinoff products.
If you look at the amount of products that have come out since "The Biggest Loser" began, the show is clearly not only an on-air success, but a massive marketing bonanza. Searching for "The Biggest Loser" on Amazon will bring you an excess of 2,500 results! So if you are hankering for a hint of "The Biggest Loser" to hold onto during the off-season, here are some options to quench your desire until the new season begins.
"The Biggest Loser" Workout DVDs
With more than 50 exercise DVDs on the market carrying "The Biggest Loser" name, there is sure to be one to fit every interested fan's taste. You can pick a DVD with your favorite trainer -- just Bob Harper or Jillian Michaels alone -- or you can have them all: Bob, Jillian, and Dolvet. There are even some that include host Alison Sweeney as well. Or maybe you'd prefer a certain workout style? You are in luck; there are "The Biggest Loser" DVDs featuring every theme including calorie knockout, yoga, power walking, and cardio max.
"The Biggest Loser" Books
If you are looking for some summer reading, "The Biggest Loser" has no shortage of options in this arena. There are books focusing on weight-loss programs that indicate they will help you transform your body, health, and life. You will also find "The Biggest Loser" name on a bevy of cookbooks, including individual books that promise recipes that are quick and easy, budget-friendly for families, focused on the flavors of the world, or even just dessert. If weight-loss reading and cookbooks aren't your thing, you can find books written by former contestants like Ali Vincent and Michelle Aguilar, or even "The Biggest Loser" wall calendar.
"The Biggest Loser" Video Games
Perhaps workout DVDs are a bit too 1980s for your taste; step it up a notch with "The Biggest Loser" video games available for Microsoft's Xbox 360 with Kinect, as well as the Nintendo Wii. Both of these games have the benefit of being customizable, and the Xbox Kinect version offers many additional perks such as real-time feedback and a "body analyzer" feature, which tracks your progress.
"The Biggest Loser" Health and Personal Care Items
How about a "Biggest Loser" protein shake to jump-start your healthy lifestyle? Or maybe a bathroom scale with "The Biggest Loser" brand attached? Not only do these options exist, but you can also purchase "The Biggest Loser" core stability ball, as well as a weight-management system armband.
"The Biggest Loser" Resorts
Perhaps reading, watching DVDs, playing games, and purchasing products falls short of your desire to truly experience all that is "The Biggest Loser." Well, you are in luck as there are now four "Biggest Loser" Resorts you can visit in Chicago, Illinois; Ivins, Utah; Malibu, California; and Niagara, New York. These resorts promise you will receive a nutritional education and energizing workouts in conjunction with delicious spa cuisine. You will find more details on "The Biggest Loser" resorts on their website.
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