Contact Us

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Biggest Loser Rachel Frederickson Addresses Weight Loss Controversy [AUDIO]

Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC

Rachel Frederickson is this season’s Biggest Loser, losing over her half her body weight. But was it too much weight? We talked with the winner to find out.

Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC

Although critics have blasted Rachel for dropping 155 pounds to finish at 105 at the finale, making her look unhealthy, she’s happy with where she’s at ‘My journey on the Biggest Loser was finding that confident, strong woman again. She came out little by little, week by week. Now that I’ve found her again, I’m just trying to find that balance of working out and eating healthy to maintain.’

From the looks on their faces, Biggest Loser trainers Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper were shocked with Rachel’s drastic results.

YouTube/Biggest Loser

Neither Bob or Jillian is comfortable commenting on Rachel’s weight loss. Bob sent a message to BL fans on Twitter about the controversy.


 

 

Dolvett Quince, who was Rachel’s trainer, did take time to address Rachel’s journey on the Biggest Loser and her weight loss.

Biggest Loser fans weren’t as diplomatic.

 

Rachel lost more weight than any other contestant in Biggest Loser history. She says the key to her success, other than determination, was to take the first step ‘I was watching last season and it empowered me to see how alive they were on that stage with their transformations. My first step was auditioning for the Biggest Loser. Every step after that matters and it brought me through this journey.’

Weight loss isn’t all about exercise, it’s about making the right food choices too. ‘The key is in the kitchen. Eating healthy is as important as working out. I knew if I kept hiding myself and eating how was I was eating, I’d miss out on my entire life.’

Regardless of what anyone thinks, Rachel feels better than she’s ever felt in her life and she’s looking forward to living it again. We wish her the best.

RACHEL INTERVIEW

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Rachels’ Transformation

Winning Moment

NEXT: Biggest Transformation in Biggest Loser History

David’s Miraculous Make-Over on The Biggest Loser

More From Big Frog 104

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://bigfrog104.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on BIG FROG 104 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on BIG FROG 104 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!