Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition Season 2 Finale “Jarvez”

Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition Season 2 Finale Jarvez

Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition “Jarvez” Season 2 Episode 7 airs SUNDAY, August 19 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Episode Synopsis: At 548 pounds, recently married, 28-year-old Jarvez from Portland, Oregon wants to get his “sexy back.” His obesity ruined his dream of becoming a professional football player and now he realizes that, if he doesn’t lose the weight, he could lose everything. During the journey, Jarvez experiences many setbacks, but with inspiration from his supportive wife, he stays motivated to achieve a healthy lifestyle with results that lead to a life-changing event.

Jarvez has been overweight since childhood, and it was at age 17, when his mother passed away, that his weight spiraled out of control. Over the next year, Jarvez works hard with trainer Chris Powell to hit his goal of losing 50 per cent of his original body weight. In a challenge that Jarvez could only have dreamed of, he gets to experience an NFL workout with his hero, former Green Bay Packer all-time leading rusher Ahman Green, on the Season Finale of “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition,” SUNDAY, AUGUST 19 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

Show Summary: The hit series “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” returns for Season 2 as Chris Powell documents the amazing makeover of eight courageous, “super obese” people who, in an unprecedented 365 days, set out to safely lose half of their body weight, ultimately revealing an amazing metamorphosis. In each of the eight stand-alone, two-hour episodes, the participants, whose ages range from 19 to 50 years, undergo a transformation not only of their bodies, but of who they are as individuals.

The upcoming season is filled with remarkable and eye-opening changes, including one participant who loses a staggering 142 pounds in the first 90 days, while still another will lose a grand total of 281 pounds over the year. In a show of support, one participant’s family challenge themselves to lose 500 pounds together. In 2012 Chris Powell became a bestselling author when his Hyperion book, Choose to Lose, hit No. 2 on the New York Times bestseller list.

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