Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition Preview: The Transformation Begins This Monday On ABC

ABC is taking weight loss to the extreme with their latest makeover series, set to premiere this Monday. This new reality show follows eight extremely obese people who, over the course of a year, work to slim down and get healthy. We have some details about the premiere and some clips from Monday’s episode for you to check out.

With The Biggest Lower wrapped up, fans of weight-loss series may be looking for another show focused on physical transformations. Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition isn’t a competition series. Instead, each episode follows one person as they work to find the mental and physical strength to get in shape, with the help of trainer Chris Powell. The videos below ABC’s episode description will give you a good idea of what this show is all about.

In a unique, non-competitive show about weight loss - unlike anything seen before on television - Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition will document the amazing makeover of eight courageous, "super obese" people who, in an unprecedented 365 days, set out to safely lose half of their body weight, ultimately revealing an amazing metamorphosis. The term "super obese" defines those who exceed their estimated ideal weight by approximately 225 percent and who are roughly 200 pounds or more overweight. Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition will premiere MONDAY, MAY 30 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.Trainer and transformation specialist Chris Powell ("The 650-Pound Virgin") will guide each of the eight participants through their transformation process by moving into their homes with their families or loved ones. By assuring that they have the proper nourishment and exercise movement, Chris will provide a fresh perspective to individuals whose lives have become unmanageable because of their weight.In each of the eight one-hour episodes, participants undergo a transformation not only of their bodies, but of who they are as individuals. Each stand-alone episode of Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition will chronicle one participant's journey.

Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition premieres Monday, May 30th (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET) on ABC.

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