With only weeks to go before a winner is crowned, LUCY CHESTERTON goes behind the scenes with the final five contestants of The Biggest Loser to find out how they feel about their transformations.
Instead of celebrating milestones with a meal, these days, the last five contestants on The Biggest Loser have found a haircut is a far healthier way to spoil themselves.
But heading into a Sydney salon for their surprise makeovers, the final five were terrified of their transformations.
“One of my biggest fears was not knowing what we were going to have to wear,” says 24-year-old Shannon Bourke, who has lost an amazing 69 kilos. Phoebe Noble, 19, says the makeover was the scariest challenge so far.
“Today has been a world of crazy things that would have been unmentionables in my previous life,” she laughs.
Now, with the kilos dropping every day, Phoebe and the finalists are embracing their new figures – and confidence.
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