'Biggest Loser Doubles' reveals stories of contestants on Saturday Primer

"The Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition Doubles” will reveal the inspiring stories of some of its 14 pairs of contestants who will undergo a life-changing journey to a healthier life in its primer episode this Saturday (Feb 1, 2014) on ABS-CBN.

Biggest Loser Doubles hosts and coaches

They will be introduced by the “Biggest Loser” team composed of host Iza Calzado, challenge masters Matteo Guidicelli and Robi Domingo, and fitness coaches and real-life married couple Jim and Toni Saret, who will also share how they got to be a part of the reality show and the weight loss struggles they faced when they were younger.

The primer will show the pre-camp, the first part of the competition where the 14 pairs of contestants will be asked to lose weight on their own, using only the things that are readily available in their homes and environment, for 30 days.

The 14 Pairs of overweight Filipinos Embark on Life-changing Journey

After scouring the country for pairs with heartwarming stories, “Biggest Loser Doubles” will introduce in its premiere the 14 pairs of contestants Filipinos can draw inspiration from.

Both in their early 20s, brothers Ralph and Christian are successful businessmen who joined “Biggest Loser” because they believe that the people they work with will respect them and take them more seriously if they are physically fit.

Sisters Tin and Dianne, on the other hand, are both very pretty and charming, but claim they have never had a boyfriend because of their obesity.

Married couple Carl and Kayen made a promise to each other to not only lose weight but also to become a better husband and wife for each other and become better parents to their three-year-old son.

Eating has always been siblings Bryan and Ikya’s way of bonding with each other, both believe that they started gaining weight when a doctor prescribed them “pampagana” medicines when they were kids.

Both from Cebu, the “happy and gay” Bien and his girl best friend Mai have been officemates in a call center for three years and instantly became friends because of their huge appetite for fun, food, and drinking alcohol.

Tristan and Jepoy have been friends for more than 20 years since high school. In Tanza, Cavite where they are from, they are the biggest and heaviest in their barkada.

Cousins Lovely and Carol have been witnesses to each other’s tragedies in life. Now they are on both on a quest to regain their health back for themselves and for their families.

Meanwhile, it has always been twins Chrisfer and Chesfer’s goal to get fit, a promise they made to their father before he passed away at an early age due to obesity.

Both from well-known showbiz families, Pat and Cathy are well acquainted with the limelight. Pat is the daughter of Yayo Aguila and William Martinez, while Cathy comes from the showbiz clan of the Revillas. Though their parents work in the same industry, they have never met each other and are one of the “stranger pairs” of this edition.

Cherry and Randall have been best friends since their college days in UST where they met as members of the Salinggawi Dance Troupe. After they graduated from college, both have lived their respective lives and gained weight.

The next “Biggest Loser Doubles” pair met and became friends while competing against each other at a local beauty pageant called Bilbiling Mandaluyong, a pageant for obese women, where Benzi was named the Bilbiling Mandaluyong 2012 and Ysai was named the first runner-up.

Francis and Andrew, the show’s second stranger pair, both have their families as their inspiration. Andrew wants to get fit for his girlfriend and his future kids.

Mommy Osie used to express her love for her kids through food, but this has only led to their weight gain over the years. Now, Mommy Osie wants to correct this by joining “Biggest Loser” with her daughter Nina.

Biggie turned to drugs as a means to lost weight, until it was found out one day by his girlfriend Valerie. As they continue to build their relationship, they are ready for their second chance at life.

Watch them change not only their bodies, but also their lives as they compete with each other in a bid to win P1 million, appliance showcase, P100,000 worth of sports merchandise from Toby’s, lifetime gym membership at Gold’s Gym, a kitchen showcase, among others.

“Ang Bigating Pagbabago: The Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition Doubles Primer” will air after the “MMK” episode featuring Iza’s inspiring journey to health and how she bravely faced and overcame obesity.

Don’t miss the primer on Saturday (Feb 1) and the official premiere of “The Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition Doubles” this Monday (Feb 3), after “The Legal Wife” on ABS-CBN Primetime Bida. It will regular air from Mondays to Fridays, and on Saturdays after “MMK.”

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