The contestants visit several doctors, including Dr.
Huizenga, who talks to them about their health, explaining their health problems in grim terms.
By the time this episode aired, Alexandra has lost 60 pounds. She also reveals that she had a crush on someone at the ranch, but will not tell who until the finale.
It was revealed later (in Week 3) that she is dating fellow contestant Antoine.
First aired September 15, 2009 Before arriving on the Biggest Loser Ranch, the contestants are given a challenge: a footrace along the last mile of the Biggest Loser Marathon from Season 7.
The winner would receive immunity for him(her)self and the person s/he would choose as his or her partner.
The weights are a shock to many, including trainers Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper.
The initial weigh-in featured three Biggest Loser records: the greatest number of contestants having initial weights exceeding 400 pounds (five, four males and one female) and the heaviest female and heaviest contestant overall (Shay, weighing in at 476 pounds).
Daniel, winning the race, has first choice of teammates and chooses Shay as his partner, granting her immunity as well for the first week.
Damien passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014." PHOTOS: Stars we've lost this year "All of you who knew Damien can attest to his generous and loving spirit, his outgoing and gregarious personality, and his caring and compassionate nature," she continued. In the meantime, friends of Gurganious have set up "The Damien Gurganious Family Fund" website for those who'd like to help Nicole and Giselle's financial stress.
"Damien always desired to bring out the best in those around him by offering encouragement, support and love, often couched in his own hilarious and sage adages." PHOTOS: Shocking Biggest Loser makeovers is set to air an "in memoriam" card following next week's episode on Thursday, Dec.
Another change to the format this year is that the two trainers will work with all contestants rather than splitting the contestants into two camps and creating an imagined competition between the two trainers.
In the fifth week, when teams are changed to blue and black, Jillian leads black while Bob leads blue.