The series goes beyond your typical weight loss show. Starting out with several women who have a desire to make over every aspect of their lives, only the most committed and determined will be chosen to move forward. During their quest to lose weight and get healthy, the women receive the guidance and the tools they need from industry experts in nutrition, fitness and life coaching. The mission is for the women to achieve a healthier lifestyle and inspire viewers to do the same.
S01:E01 - Bio-Kinetics
Sarah den Hoed, VP, Bio-Kinetics Corporation Inc. and Robert den Hoed, Founder/CEO, Bio-Kinetics Corporation Inc., join Mission Makeover with a spirited discussion on nutrition. Were all familiar with the nutritional benefits of olive oil. But do you know about the powerful olive leaf extract? OleGold is a vial of pure Olive Leaf extract. The antioxidants of the olive leaf extract, rutin and quercetin reduces the tired syndrome allowing the body cells to function at normal performance and take up the quality nutrients they need and supplied for optimum performance. Allowing us to exercise, work and enjoy the quality of life we are looking for.
S01:E02 - Bio-Kinetics Corporation Inc.
Nutrition is sprouting up all over! Are there secrets out there to Getting over the Hump and being able to enjoy their favorite meals while remaining true to their new healthy lifestyle? Sprouted flours are going from alternative to mainstream and by substituting this with their everyday flours/grains it just may be that special something that helps the ladies get one step closer to success on their Mission Makeover. Sarah den Hoed from Bio-Kinetics Corporation Inc. returns to share with us the benefits of sprouted grains.
S01:E03 - Pure Encapsulations
Jamie Eason and Trainer Billy Beck III are at BB3 Personal Training & Performance Center in Weston, Florida sharing important facts with the ladies about supplements with the help of Pure Encapsulations and Caroline J. Cederquist, MD of the Cederquist Medical Wellness Center in Naples, Florida.
S01:E04 - Taylor Precision Products
The majority of anyone on a health and wellness journey knows the importance of knowing their weight as well as body fat numbers. Having a tool that can do the math for you based on your personal information should be your new best friend! The Mission Makeover ladies meet their new diagnostic tool, the Taylor Smart Bath Scale. This scale estimates and measures: Body Fat percentage, Body water and muscle mass as well as being a one-step stop to keeping all of their important goals and data in one place. Join Jamie Eason and the Mission Makeover ladies as they learn how this new tool will help them track all of these important numbers along this fitness journey and how the Taylor SmarTrack app can keep it all organized and ready to share with their trainers at the touch of a button!
S01:E05 - Domino Foods
Food for thought from the folks at Zing Stevia Sweetener as Celebrity Chef Nick Stellino pays a visit to the three of the six ladies to offer up some sweet substitutions for their favorite treats under the watchful eye of Nutritionist Meryl Brandwein.
S01:E06 - Domino Foods
We all have our favorite treats. But not all of them are healthy for us. Enter Zing Stevia Sweetener. Stevia is an herb that is naturally sweet and has no calories a win, win! Using that as a base, Celebrity Chef Nick Stellino serves up some goodies, with three of the 6 ladies of Mission Makeover, under the watchful eye of Nutritionist Meryl Brandwein.
S01:E07 - Domino Foods
The ladies have learned a lot about substitutions so today Nicole and Rochelle along with Rochelles son will be given the opportunity to make their own healthy substitutions under the watchful eye of Mission Makeover Nutritionist Meryl Brandwein. Rochelle finds a way to sneak in some vegetables into the recipe for her son Jordan while Nicole substitutes based on personal flavor preferences. Zing Stevia sweetener allows you to save calories without sacrificing flavor..one more weapon in the arsenal to help the ladies on their journey here on Mission Makeover.
S01:E08 - Otsuka America Foods, Inc
Jamie Eason and Ashley Koff, internationally-renowned registered dietitian and self- declared Qualitarian serve up healthy breakfast options that are a snap to prepare.
S01:E09 - Udaya Entertainment
Earlier, we discussed the importance of switching up your routine, to avoid burn-out. Yoga is an excellent option... whether at the beach or beyond. And what better way to start your day than yoga on the beach?! Yoga Master - Rudy Mettia, a Founding Member of Udaya Entertainment, joins us - and takes the ladies of Mission Makeover on an incredible yoga journey. The benefits of yoga are seemingly endless. For starters, yoga tones and strengthens our bodies. But its also an excellent stress reliever; lowers anxiety levels; improves respiration, energy and vitality; and helps with weight reduction and cardio and circulatory health. Its an excellent supplement to your otherwise hard-charging workouts.
S01:E10 - Ajinomoto North America
Amino acids are essential for healthy living. In fact they play a vital function and can affect mood, weight management, immunity, heart health, energy and so much more. In clinical studies Amino Acids have been shown to promote energy during training to help people train longer and recover quicker. The ladies will meet up with USA Track & Field National Champion, Bree Lambert for tips and tricks for endurance training to get them ready for their first 5K. Theyll also get a lesson in Amino Acids from Dr. Miro Smriga at Ajinomoto North America, Inc. who will explain that while Amino Acids are sometimes thought to be the same as proteinthis is not the case.
S01:E11 - HairUWear
Today the ladies and Team Mission Makeover are hitting the streets for their local Making Strides 5K for Breast Cancer Awareness. this life-changing event gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to come together to Celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, Remember loved ones lost, and Fight Back against the disease. Turning heads when it comes to cancer support, HairUWear joins our Mission Makeover team with their own team of supporters. HairUWear is a proud supporter of the American Cancer Society, donating more than 60,000 wigs valued at more than $8 million to the Society wig banks across the country. Through these generous donations, tens of thousands of women facing cancer have been provided with wigs that they otherwise might not have been able to afford and have been better able to cope with their cancer experience.. Join HairUWear CMO, Michael Ferrara and celebrity stylist Kristina Barricelli with some after race fun and a new style for someone special. This day is all ab
S01:E12 - Phit America- Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation
Did you know that walking is the number one family activity in the US that the whole family can do together? No matter what your age, walking is a step in the right direction to a healthy lifestyle..Jim Baugh from Phit America, a partner in the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, meets up with the Mission Makeover team and shows them what a walk in the park can do for them.Well also join the girls and their families to play some ball and learn that fitness can be found in a lot of fun places.
S01:E13 - Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation
Earlier this season the girls, their kids and I headed to the park for fun fitness Today its time to garden! The ladies get to the root of matter and learn how to stay active and be able to eat the fruits of your labor! Susan Ralston from Healthy Weight Commitment joins the ladies in our very own Nutritionist Meryl Brandweins own garden to show us some ways to engage the entire family touching on nutrition and energy balanceand were getting our hands dirty in the process with a little active gardening the kids and ladies make container gardens that they can take home and tend to. a great way to learn about varietyand eating a rainbow of fruits and vegetables. Many interesting veggies can be easily grown and are inexpensive and fun to plant, grow and pick. and even use in the kitchen!
S01:E14 - Patricia Rivera Background
Patricia is a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids. Her kids are her life and along the way she lost her will power and motivation to take care of herself. She lost her mom and grandmother at an early age. Its important for her get healthy, to be there for her kids, fianc and their future. She is motivated by her upcoming wedding day and is looking forward to the challenge ahead all with the support and inspiration from her family.
S01:E15 - Nicole Kidd Background
Nikki is a born performer who sings, writes songs and is a vocal coach. She is passionate about her art and worries that her appearance could prevent her from getting jobs. She doesnt like what she sees in the mirror and wants to change that image. Her motivation comes from her family. Her mom struggled with weight issues only to turn it around and Nikki feels she can do the same as well as encourage her sisters, by showing them how it can be done.
S01:E16 - Nicole Brown Background
Massage therapist for dogs and caregiver for her ailing mom, Nicole is a caring soul who also volunteers at hospitals. She has launched several successful businesses and gives her all, each and every day, to those around her except for when it comes to herself. Nicole has a wide circle of supportive friends but feels her weight has kept her from falling in love and having a family and is sensitive when it comes to dating; she doesnt want men to see her at her current weight. Nicole is ready to conquer her fears and to meet the challenge head on.
S01:E17 - Rochelle Hampton Background
A single, career woman with two sons, Rochelle was raised by her grandmother, whom she lost last year. This was Rochelles wake up call. She decided that she wants to enjoy her life again with travel and physical activities, but knows she needs to take better care of her body by making smarter, healthier choices. The future is bright and she wants to embrace every minute of it.
S01:E18 - Brandi Bostedor Background
Brandi is a mother of two boys and has a spray tanning business. She admits her food choices for the entire family arent always the best they could be. She wants to teach her kids about having a healthy lifestyle no matter how busy it all gets. Their love and support will help her navigate this journey .
S01:E19 - Debbi Baillard Background
A cantor, mother and spiritual advisor, Debbi has been diligently building a business and working within the community. She has completely dedicated herself to her family and friends; she just hasnt committed the same time and passion to herself. Now, however, is the time!! She is ready and looking to succeed.
S01:E20 - Billy Beck III and Phylice Kessler Backround
Billy Beck III is one of the worlds most elite and accomplished personal trainers. He joins Mission Makeover this season as a lion his signature catch phrase and personal mantra. He accepts no lambs only those who are willing to roar their way to success. Thats why he makes the perfect addition to Season Four... failure is not an option. He will help unleash the six contestants inner lions and ultimately transform their bodies and minds.
S01:E21 - Meryl Brandwein Background
Meryl Brandwein (RD/LDN) is back as the nutritionist of Mission Makeover -Season Four. She remains committed to changing the inner dialogue of the six contestants who are on journey to a better lifestyle. Mission Makeover is all about health and wellness. Providing the life changing tools, knowledge and inner fortitude these girls need to ultimately battle with weight issues and overcome their struggles with diet, exercise and self-sabotage.
S01:E22 - Dr. Jessica Leon Background
Dr. Jessica Leon is back as the life coach of Mission Makeover -Season Four. She remains committed to changing the inner dialogue of the six contestants who are on journey to a better lifestyle. Mission Makeover is all about health and wellness. Providing the life changing tools, knowledge and inner fortitude these girls need to ultimately battle with weight issues and overcome their struggles with diet, exercise and self-sabotage.
S01:E23 - The Fresh Diet, Inc.
A common misconception is that meal delivery programs are too expensive. However, a person tends to spend more on dining out on a daily basis without knowing the nutritional value of what they are eating. A meal delivery program, such as The Fresh Diet offers innovative gourmet meals using the freshest, all-natural ingredients that compare to the cost of dining out without sacrificing nutritional value.
S01:E24 - Girls Testing
Know your numbers is the message today! Crucial for any health plan, knowing your vital numbers help determine whats needed when it comes to nutrition, fitness and overall health. Join nutritionist Meryl Brandwein and the girls of Mission Makeover as they pay a visit to Dr. Terrance Harris of the Womens Wellness Center of Boca Raton Florida to get their blood and saliva tested. They learn about important vitamin deficiencies, vital hormonal clues to weight loss and how their internal health plays a big part in their external health!
S01:E25 - Detox Pt. #2
For many years, our nutritionist Meryl Brandwein has been a leader in advancing a whole foods approach to integrating nutrition into overall health and wellness programs and strategies. She personally counsels clients with a broad range of health and nutritional goals and challenges. Meryl works to transition her clients to a healthier way of eating as an educator and nutritionist. Join Meryl at the Farmers Table in Boca Raton Florida for a lesson in clean eating and presents our Mission Makeover ladies with their first nutritional step to wellnessa 14 day detox program.
S01:E26 - Jamie and Girls First Workout
If you dont put in the hard work and efforts you wont see the results of any fitness or weight loss program. The Mission Makeover girls are set up for success to train with the best of the best. Join Jamie Eason as she checks in on the Mission Makeover first workouts, slips on some boxing gloves and sees just what Billy Beck III has in store for the girls. Billy Beck shares his passion to excel and the attitude to never, never, never quit.
S01:E27 - Meet the experts-Jamie Eason
Jamie Eason joins Mission Makeover Season Four as co-host and trainer. Shes is a fitness model, writer, public speaker and full time mom. Her unique combination of strength and sweetness, grit and gratitude make her the winning combination to shepherd the six contestants through this life changing journey.
S01:E28 - PANEL ELIMINATION DISCUSSION
The time has come to send two of our ladies home. The esteemed team of Jamie Eason, Trainer Billy Beck III, Life Coach Dr. Jessica Leon and Nutritionist Meryl Brandwein come together to review the numbers, progress and commitment level of our six contestants. Its never been a secret. From the very beginning, the ladies knew of impending eliminations. They all knew this day would come. So how did the show decide whose journey on Mission Makeover is about to end? Listen carefully, as our panel of experts weighs in on who is committedwho has been bringing their A-game and who seems as if theyre throwing in the towel. Its about much more than the numbers on a scale.
S01:E29 - ELIMINATION TWO MUST GO
This is the end of the road for two of our contestants. Who will get the ax? The girls came together 4-weeks ago, knowing full well that they either had to go hard or they would be forced to go home. And its now its home-time for two of our contestants. Our team of experts: Jamie Eason, Trainer Billy Beck III; Life Coach Dr. Jessica Leon, Nutritionist Meryl Brandwein, got together to access the each girlto decide whose mission should end. They took much into consideration: determination, commitment levels, progress, weight loss, compliance or lack thereof... and even attitude.
S01:E30 - MOTIVATIONAL MOMENT OVERCOMING SETBACKS
Trainer Billy Beck III has been pushing clients to shed weight, while helping them develop abs of steels for many years now. As one of the worlds most elite and accomplished personal trainers, Billy has helped thousands of people to gain control over their bodies and lives. Hes got great advice not only for our ladies but everyone out there who may sometimes get defeated.
S01:E31 - Is it all in your Genes?- Motivational Moment by HairUWear
Studies are showing that by watching what we eat and how we exercise that we can alter our genes and how they are expressed. This is encouraging because that means that if your parents or family members tend to be on the large side, your lifestyle choices can alter your destiny.
S01:E32 - Motivational Moment- HairUWear
Keeping Motivated is the key advice here from our very own "Therapist-to-go Dr. Jessica Leon.Our contestants are now at the halfway point of their journey. Theyve been hard workingchanging habits, obtaining knowledge, opening their minds and seeking support.
S01:E33 - Motivational Moment-Maintaining Your Momentum
Achieving your life-changing nutritional goals isnt easy and wont happen overnight. Success is not a race, be patient. One of the most challenging parts of a successful journey is maintaining your momentum you must start strong and finish strong. Its important to summon the energy youll need to keep moving towards your goal.
S01:E34 - Jessica Chat
Oh that nemesisFood! Whether its actual food or the mental aspect of food Hello Life Coach were confronting it head on offering motivational solutions and nutritional tips to help the ladies see the big picture!
S01:E35 - It's in your Genes
Did you know family can play a large role in meeting weight loss goals? Some say its all in the genes.Studies arent conclusive on family DNA and its effect on ones ability to lose weightOur Final Four join Jamie Eason & Nutritionist Meryl Brandywein for a frank discussion on the tough issuesare the girls pre-disposed to being overweight because of a fat gene? Are there steps they can take to defeat what might be their destiny? Jamie will share her expertise on fitness and lifestyle changes that can help the ladies overcome their genetic disadvantages. Meryl will weigh in with more advice on better eating habits for the whole family as well as some extra energy boost suggestions to help the girls maximize their workouts.
S01:E36 - SURPRISE WORKOUT
Jamie Eason and our cameras surprise the ladies with workout photo bomb. The girls have been hitting the deck for 4-weeks now, working out with Trainer Billy Beck lll, at BB3 Personal Training & Performance Center within Alaya Spa at The Bonaventure Resort. But is everyone giving it their all?
S01:E37 - Vancive Medical Technology
The girls travel to Las Vegas for their Mission Milestone and face their biggest challenge to date.First they will stop at CES, the International Consumer Electronics Show, to check out the latest in high-tech, user-friendly wearable health monitoring technology. We meet up with Colleen Ward at the Vancive Medical Technology booth to learn about the Metria IH1 wearable digital health tool that the Mission Makeover ladies have been wearing for a week. Theyll have their physiological data measured for one more day during their Mission Milestone while their fitness levels are tested in the desert.
S01:E38 - Sky Zone!
All work and no play create burn out. Going full-steam ahead on a regular basis without changing it up, could lead to you hitting a plateau. If youve hit a wall switch it up. Do something new that allows you to have some fun PLUS get in a great work-out. The Mission Makeover girls have been working hard and now its time for some fun FITNESS! So theyre shaking it up and getting their bounce on -- at the Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Welcome to the bounce zone! The ladies of Mission Makeover, along with their esteemed panel of experts, take it to the mat for some fun and fitness. Its TEAM BILLY versus TEAM JAMIE. From testing their basketball dunking skills.. to wading through.. not water.. but FOAM.. to doing key fitness moves, while balancing yourself on a trampoline.. everyones bringing their a-game. And who will take home the prize? Time to tally up the points. You wont believe the intense, yet fun work-out you can get on a trampoline! Its not just for youngsters anymore. Y
S01:E39 - Firefighter Workout
Jamie sounds the alarm and calls our ladies to the Coral Springs Florida Regional Institute of Public Safety for a workout to challenge their bodies AND their minds. Firefighters must be physically ready for just about anything. They must be coordinated, strong and have a good cardiovascular capacity to be truly useful on an emergency scene. The Firefighters physical agility test (PAT) is used to determine if a recruit is a good candidate for the Fire Academy and the standards are set high. Endurance is key since they must be prepared for many scenarios. Ideally, a candidate should be able to maintain a reasonable and acceptable pace as they move through the course and complete all the tasks. Its also common practice to try to simulate the additional weight a firefighter must carry while on the emergency scene. Weight vests or personal protective clothing are worn to increase the burden on the candidate.
S01:E40 - Mission Milestone Training with Billy Beck III
The ladies have been gearing up their Mission Milestone -- both physically and mentally -- for months now. By now fear is no longer a part of their vocabulary. Before they leave town for Las Vegas, they hooked up with Trainer Billy Beck the third for one last challenge... at the BB3 personal training and performance center, at the Weston Bonaventure Resort and Spa. Billy will be challenging the girls on what he likes to call THE GAUNTLET a combination of intense stair climbing and other endurance building exercises ending with a powerful push towards the finish line. Their legs will be roaring like lions as Billy Beck III makes sure they are up for the challenge in Vegas which is sure to be a cliff-hanger.
S01:E41 - Mission Milestone- Adventure in the Desert
The day has finally come, the Mission Milestone. This will be the girls biggest challenge to date.The Mission Makeover team has been training hard and bonding with each other over the past few months. Their bonds are going to be put to the test with a team building challenge up on the ropes course under the guidance of the Awesome Adventures Team. Billy and Jamie take the lead up on the wires with some inspirational teamwork as well as some laughs. The ladies are harnessed in and holding on to each other. This journey has been all about the teams support of each other. An important element of teamwork is overcoming obstacles and now they are putting their strength to good use. The challenge ends at the top and there is only one way down! The team will zip off across Bootleg Canyon and on to their next challenge. Awesome Adventures takes the girls on a grueling hike up Lone Rock and harnesses their attention on the stunning view of the Valley of Fire! We quickly learn what goes upmust come down! Who will make
S01:E42 - Balega International
Before you criticize a man (or woman) walk a mile in his shoes That quote certainly applies to our ladies Especially today in this episode theyre about to get some life after the makeover advice from last seasons contestant Victoria Brooks! Aka Vicky B! Until now the ladies havent thought about life after Mission and they are leaning on Vicky B with some questions of their own.. most importantly how has she kept her momentum after the show? Well Vicky B has been training and running. In fact, she shares some prep tips for her runs, like having the right gear. Socks are very important for running almost as important as your shoes Vicky introduces the ladies to the Hidden Comfort Line from Balega International. They were designed by runners for everyone who would like to perform at their ultimate ability in absolute comfort and they are seamless for greater running comfort and reduced risk of blisters.
S01:E43 - Life After Mission Makeover with Dr. Jessica
Last week the ladies accomplished their mission milestone, and what a mission it was, but the journey is far from over. Maintaining momentum can sometimes be hard especially when youve hit a plateau. Our goal is help the ladies develop lifelong healthy habits after the cameras stop rolling.