Spa Week and NBC Today Show’s Joy Bauer Present the Fast Track to Health Giveaway
The Biggest Loser Resort
 Wellness and nutrition powerhouses provide the ultimate weight loss journey for one deserving winner
New York, NY (August 1, 2011) – Obesity is one of the leading causes of preventable death in the United States and about one-third of adults are obese, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While personal trainers, nutritionists and fitness centers attempt to conquer this growing epidemic, such resources are not such an affordable option for many people. That’s why Spa Week has teamed up with the Today show’s resident nutritionist and diet expert, Joy Bauer, and one of the exclusive resorts from NBC’s hit TV show, The Biggest Loser to dramatically kick-start a new, healthy lifestyle for one lucky winner by entering the Fast Track to Health Giveaway.
From August 1st through September 11th, visitors to can enter for a chance to win a seven day, six night stay for two at The Biggest Loser Resort at Fitness Ridge in Malibu, CA to delve into the rigorous fitness and weight loss regime, made famous by The Biggest Loser. The trip will include everything the winner needs to get on the fast track to health: daily fitness and exercise activities, healthy low calorie meals, relaxing spa services, educational lectures and a private cooking class with the resort’s on-site executive chef. To help stay on track with his/her fitness goals, the winner will also receive a copy of Joy Bauer’s bestselling book, Food Cures, a personalized nutrition program designed by Joy herself, and $175 in SpaWeek Gift Cards to relax body and mind at his/her choice of over 4,000 spas nationwide. 

 “Millions of people tune in to watch Joy Bauer on the Today show and The Biggest Loser to get inspired and motivate their own fitness goals, so it is extremely rewarding to host such a life-changing giveaway on,” said Spa Week Media Group CEO and President Cheryl Reid.

Since 2004, millions have experienced the benefits of the spa lifestyle thanks to the efforts of and its Biannual Spa Week® $50 treatments. Next event: October 10-16. Booking begins September 12. From dynamic, industry-shaping content and life-changing sweepstakes to a prestigious National Gift Card Program and influential Social Media presence, Spa Week has evolved into a leading lifestyle resource. As always, Spa Week’s mission is to banish the “rich and famous” spa stigma and make the spa an accessible and affordable reality for generations to come.

About Joy Bauer MS, RD, CDN
Joy Bauer is America’s favorite nutritionist. She is the nutrition and diet expert for NBC’s Today show, a monthly columnist for Woman’s Day magazine, and the exclusive nutritionist for the New York City Ballet. Joy is the author of several New York Times bestselling books, including Joy Bauer’s Food Cures, Slim & Scrumptious, and Your Inner Skinny, and the creator of Joy’s mission is to improve the health of our nation and believes it’s never too late or too early to reap the benefits of healthy living! She lives in New York with her husband and three children.

About The Biggest Loser Resorts
Owned and operated by Los Angeles-based Fitness Ridge Worldwide, LLC, the Biggest Loser Resorts, the lifestyle resort chain associated with NBC’s hit TV program, is founded on a four-point philosophy of fitness, nutrition, education and relaxation. Guests of the Biggest Loser Resorts enjoy a nutritionally balanced, boot-camp style experience that creates a lasting influence on their lives. Named one of the top ten destination spas for affordability, the fitness program, hiking and weight loss, the resorts offer a unique blend of education and exercise. Established in 2002 in Ivins, Utah, the company opened a second location in Malibu, Calif., in September 2010. To learn more about the Biggest Loser Resorts, please visit