410: Weighing in on The Biggest Loser

Time Block M - Saturday, 4:00-5:50pm
Session Format: Panel Discussion

Panelists Include: Brett Hoebel, Personal Trainer for The Biggest Loser, Jonathan Ross, 2010 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year; Shannon Fable, a finalist for 2010 IDEA Instructor of the Year.

Love it or hate it, The Biggest Loser is a hit TV program that has helped showcase the merits of exercise and healthy eating. While some industry experts criticize the show for its extreme and unrealistic portrayal of weight loss, others applaud how it inspires cast members and viewers to adopt a fitter, healthier lifestyle. What do you think? Come share your opinion on The Biggest Loser and its impact on the fitness industry.

Amanda Vogel, MA

IDEA Author/Presenter
Amanda Vogel, MA human kinetics, is the owner of ActiveVoice.ca, a writing, editing and consulting s... more less

Brett Hoebel

IDEA Author/Presenter
Brett Hoebel is a Personal Trainer for The Biggest Loser.

Shannon Fable

IDEA Author/Presenter
Shannon Fable, Top 3 Finalist for 2009 IDEA Instructor of the Year and 2006 ACE Group Fitness Instru... more less

Jonathan Ross

IDEA Author/Presenter
Simply put, Jonathan shares information that changes lives. Jonathan Ross is the 2010 IDEA Personal... more less