Holley Mangold, the most recent ousted contestant on The Biggest Loser told The Today show on Dec 3, 2013, what caused her demise was she is allergic to running. The Olympic weight lifter claims the days before her elimination she was very active on the treadmill, clocking many miles.She went on to say she increased her treadmill time, in an attempt to lose more weight. It back fired with only a three pound loss.
The former The Biggest Loser contestant found a solution. She said, “I just stopped running”. She went on to explain that that does not mean she is not continuing her weight loss journey, by any means. She is still working towards her goal and has a deep appreciation for Bob Harper for showing her that she can be fit, strong, and not overweight. She went on to explain she does not feel cheated in any way by her departure from the game, only blessed for the experience.
She said, “One thing for certain, if you do the work, it will pay off on the scale, at some time, or another. It may not be this week, but it will pay off.”
Holley Mangold has lost an amazing amount of weight. When she first arrived at the ranch, she was 361. Her final weigh in was 260. Facebook and Twitter are blowing up with viewers pouring out support to her and excited to see her final weigh in.
Tune in to NBC tonight to see The Biggest Loser at 8 EST. Check your local listings for channel.