There’s still a lot of chatter around Rachel Frederickson, the 24 year-old Biggest Loser winner who showed up for her final weigh in at just 105 pounds at 5’5″ tall. Rachel had lost a total of 155 pounds from her high of 260. Since leaving the ranch three months ago, Rachel lost an additional 45 pounds, leaving her very thin and giving her the advantage to win the competition and the $250,000 prize money. Rachel lost the highest percentage of her body weight among the contestants, 59.5%, which is the highest percentage loss in the show’s 15 season history. Rachel is also the firstMore >
Oh boy. I’m not sure Rachel Frederickson is helping her case as she makes the media rounds! People are arguing Rachel lost TOO much weight, going from 260 lbs to 105 lbs to win the 15th season of ‘The Biggest Loser.’ To make matters worse, it turns out Rachel isn’t 5′ 4″: she’s actually 5′ 5″, making her even more underweight than we thought! When asked about the controversy about her weight loss, Rachel said this:
First and foremost, my goals are to be healthy and strong. I’m an athlete. I’ve been an athlete since I was a little girl. And I went on The Biggest Loser journey to find that
Two days after being crowned the winner of ‘The Biggest Loser‘ for season 15, Rachel Frederickson is speaking out. People are worried ‘The Biggest Loser’ champ lost too much weight, slimming down from 260 lbs to 105 lbs. At 5′ 4″, that’s considered underweight. Rachel left ‘The Biggest Loser’ compound weighing 150 lbs, so she dropped 45 lbs in the three months where she did her weight loss journey on her own. So what did she do? Rachel chatted with the media in a conference call.
I followed The Biggest Loser exercise and healthy eating routine, so I actually eat five times a day because it’s
I will “out” myself right now: I don’t typically watch ‘The Biggest Loser.’ I’ve caught an episode here and there, and I’m a fan of Jillian Michaels’ exercise DVDs, but I don’t regularly watch the show. I was watching a special about the Olympics on Tuesday night, though, and kept the TV on as ‘The Biggest Loser’ finale aired. I watched Rachel Frederickson come out, and my first thought was, “She’s TOO skinny.” Turns out much of the internet agreed with me.
Rachel started the show at 260 lbs. Given that she’s 5′ 4″, that’s far too heavy. On ‘The Biggest Loser’ finale, she weighed in at 105More >