‘Biggest Loser’ Winner Rachel Frederickson Admits She May Have Gone Too Far

Interesting update to Rachelgate2014. At least she admitted that she might have taken her regimen a little too far. Hopefully she truly believes that and is not just saying it to save face. Thoughts?

(You can check out my original response to the Biggest Loser finale here.)

Health & Family

The Biggest Loser  trainers looked aghast when an emaciated Rachel Frederickson took the stage in this season’s finale. The winner of the show had lost a record 60 percent of her body weight (155 pounds), putting her BMI below a level that doctors consider healthy. Now, in a new interview with  People magazine , Frederickson concedes she may have taken her training regimen too far.

“Maybe I was a little too enthusiastic in my training to get to the finale,” she says in the interview published Wednesday. Frederickson is now 5’4″ and 105 pounds (down from 260), putting her BMI at 18.0. Doctors consider below 18.5 BMI to be underweight, and the fashion industry in places like Israel and Madrid forbid models with a BMI under 18.5 from walking the runway.

Frederickson told People that for three months before the show’s finale, she worked out for six hours every day and…

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