3:27 PM Jul 25, 2014

My name is Andy Carroll and I am writing to express my interest in being a FIT contestant.

I am 40 years old and I weigh 325 pounds. I am married to my wife, April, and we have three sons (Austin 12, Logan 8, and Bentley 4).

4:42 PM Jul 23, 2014
I have battled obesity since I graduated  from high school in 1997. 
 
In the past four years, I have gone  from 410 pounds to 318 and back up to 340  pounds. 
 
6:00 PM Jul 23, 2014
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." Robert Frost   I've always known that my weight was an issue for me and that it was interfering with my quality of life.    There were a lot of things that I had wanted to do, but...
7:30 AM Jul 24, 2014
Trina is a whole new person. She is more outgoing and confident, and physically is a new woman. I can say she is a gym rat now; she does her morning cardio and her strength training after her breakfast. She has made a ton of new friends and has encouraged so many people in the gym. She is showing...
5:30 PM Jul 16, 2014

I like running. I like biking. I'm not so sure about swimming.

But if someone wants to compete in a triathlon, you have to swim before they let you bike and run. Duathlons are also an option. And where there are triathlons, there are usually duathlons.

11:50 AM Jul 18, 2014
Here is a recipe that is better known for being made with tomatoes, but is just as good with watermelon. This is a great soup to make for a hot summer day, but could also be used for a salsa with the addition of a few minced jalapenos. Watermelon Gazpacho 6 servings, generous 1 cup each 8 cups...
8:50 AM Jul 19, 2014
A tablespoon of brown sugar ties it all together
9:37 AM Jul 22, 2014
Can you believe cornbread is among the suggestions?
3:15 PM Jul 23, 2014
It's a protein-rich and gluten-free food
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