'The Biggest Loser': Olympians Lolo Jones and Apolo Ohno help raise the bar

When you strip away everything, as NBC's "The Biggest Loser" tends to, what remains is a show about inspiration.The regular trainers are more than skilled at inspiring their teams, even if screaming sometimes passes for motivating. But the two-hour episode airing Tuesday, Jan. 14, takes inspiration to new heights when the contestants train at Olympic Park in Park City, Utah.Apolo Anton Ohno reminds how he was top of his game at 14 and dead last at 15."The high performance mechanism is from here to here," Ohno tellsZap2it, pointing to each side of his head.U.S. curling team members Jessica Schultz, Debbie McCormick and Anne Swisshelm teach contestants how to curl, while U.S. bobsled team members Lolo Jones and Jazmine Fenlator give tips about their sport.The contestants, however, have to run up the bobsled track. Bob Harper designs an Olympic-inspired workout, and Jillian Michaels tries to help a contestant struggling with her confidence. Trainer Dolvett Quince says the Olympians...


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