In this section you will find reviews of some of the well-known weight loss gurus.

Jillian Michaels

If you watch The Biggest Loser, then more than likely you’ve already been introduced to Jillian Michaels. She’s that tough chick on the show that helps contestants get into shape and meet their weight loss goals. In addition to being a trainer and life coach on The Biggest Loser, Michaels also maintains a popular website, daily newsletter, has a radio talk show, and is an AOL fitness coach. And if that isn’t enough, she has authored two books, published several DVDs, and even has a Nintendo Wii game – Jillian Michaels’ Fitness Ultimatum 2009. She’s also an ambassador for the American Cancer Society. Read more »

Bob Harper

Robert “Bob” Harper is best known for his appearances on the US television series, The Biggest Loser, a show designed to help people lose weight and get fit. But, before his claim to television fame, Bob was already a well-known, in-demand fitness specialist in Los Angeles, California. Today, along with The Biggest Loser appearances, Bob tours as a motivational speaker. He is also the author of several DVDs and books. His most recent book, Are You Ready! To Take Charge, Lose Weight, Get in Shape, and Change Your Life Forever, provides dieters with tips and insights into healthy, long-term weight loss. Read more »

Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson, PhC.M.P.S, is an Australian pharmacist who, working with nutritionist Jan Tait, developed his Tony Ferguson Weightloss Program to offer dieters a nutritious and safe alternative to fad diets. His goal was to provide something that was 1) based on scientific fact, 2) easy to use, 3) affordable, and 4) wasn’t too restrictive. Today, he is considered to be one of Australia’s favorite weight loss experts. Read more »

Michael Thurmond

Michael Thurmond first caught our attention in the early 1980s, with the beginning of his 6 Week Body Makeover, a weight-loss and body sculpting program tailored to suit each individual’s metabolism and weight loss needs. Today, the six week makeover program is still going strong and Michael has joined the American reality series, Extreme Makeover to help participants attain their body and dreams through customized diet and exercise programs. Read more »

Jon Gabriel

Jon Gabriel, author of The Gabriel Method, is a weight-loss success story all unto himself. A graduate of Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Jon obtained a B.S. in economics as well as worked with recognized biochemist Dr. Jose Rabinowitz in extensive biochemistry study. It was by drawing on his knowledge of biochemistry that helped Jon obtain the weight-loss results he now shares with others through his method. Read more »