Every season, we watch as the contestants of The Biggest Loser plow through piles of cookies, cakes, candy or some other calorie-filled treat in order to improve their standing in the game. Taking part in these fattening food feasts comes with coveted rewards– from getting a multiple pound advantage at weigh-ins to letters or videos from family members, the producers of the show do their best to make these temptation challenges as enticing as possible.
Last night’s episode featured a Halloween-themed temptation challenge, in which they received everything from cash to immunity for taking part. While it’s hard for viewers to watch the contestants shovel that much food down in a single sitting, it’s even worse for the contestants’ trainers, who told The Ashley that they hate the temptation challenge episodes.
“It’s those temptations of ‘You’ve got to eat this much s— to gain power in the house.’ That I can’t rationalize. That’s not real life,” trainer But it’s those temptations of ‘You’ve got to eat this much s— to gain power in the house.’ That I can’t rationalize. That’s not real life,” trainer Bob Harper told The Ashley in June. “No one’s ever going to come up to you and say, ‘Eat this whole cake and you get to see videos from home.'”
To see what else Bob had to say about the temptation challenges, as well as what the other trainers think about them, click here to read The Ashley’s story on Today.com!
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