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America's most notorious physical trainer is back in session to challenge America to get into shape.

Recaps by Chico Alexander, GSNN

Host Alison Sweeney
Trainers Bob Harper
Jillian Michaels
Dolvett Quince
Creator Benjamin Silverman
David Broome
Mark Koops
EP Benjamin Silverman
David Broome
Todd Lubin
Lisa Hennessey
Eden Gaha
JD Roth
Todd A. Nelson
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Lead by Example
February 4

Last week, Danni was a team of one, and she shouldered the responsibility of the team of one incredibly, doing what she had to do in order to stay in the competition. But it turned out that she didn't need a bonus two pounds in order to make the weight needed to survive. It was a tough choice between Lisa and Jackson as to who to send home. That would be... Lisa.

As we begin the second half of the competition...

Joe: 299
Francelina: 224
Jackson: 280

Gina: 197
Michael: 371
Jeff: 329
David: 253
Alex: 207

Danni: 213 (-9)

This week, one teammate will shoulder the responsibility of the entire team, because there are dice in play. But we won't roll them - and by extension, we won't know who is going to face the scale - until the weigh-in. So it's on everyone to lead by example. And this leads Gina scared... and a bit stand-offish to Bob. Will she rise up and accept the pressure and drive to succeed... or will she crumble? All we know for sure is that this is not a good way to start the week. Known: Gina is a threat. Known: Gina doesn't see herself as a threat, which makes her also a target. Known: the time for her to act on her fear is NOW. Known: Bob will NEVER give up on her.

Oh, and Danni... you don't have to roll a die, because you're ... well, you're your whole team.

Jackson, after two solid weeks, has begun to wretch again. And for once, he's sick and tired of it. But Dolvett reminds him that he's never done one thing halfway, and that he respects him for it. The taunting and the bullying, they're going to happen. But what Jackson needs to do is rise above that.

Let's check in on the three kids, Sunny, Biingo, and Lindsay. They're informed of this week's theme and a challenge to inspire kids to lead better lives. Sunny was thinking about running a circuit. Biingo is leading his sports club in school. But Lindsay is going to steal the show. Trust me on this.

CHALLENGE #7: Keep Your Balance

It's the dice again. Whoever's face comes up is going to represent their team in this challenge. One teammate will traverse a balance beam and grab a plate with a calorie count, They'll have to match it up with one of five foods - 1/2 double cheeseburger, bagel with cream cheese & lox, nonfat yogurt with blueberries, ravioli with meatballs, and grilled chicken with quinoa. First team to get it right wins letters from home for their entire team.

By the way... there's also a matter of swinging bars to watch out for. The players...

REDS: Jackson
WHITES: Danni (obviously)
BLUES: Gina (she's begging for it)

While they're challenging, let's FOLLOW UP on Pam. She's down 65 since her elimination and every facet of her life has changed.

Back to action, and much like "Wipeout" before it... it's part cerebral, part organized mayhem... but mostly mayhem.

If you're playing along at home...

Burger: 895
Bagel: 323
Yogurt: 142
Ravioli: 620
Chicken: 280


Let's break and head to NY to see what Sunny is doing with her gym class. It looks like she's ready to teach a fitness circuit. And it looks like the kids are really involved with it. To see Sunny's full workout circuit, head to BiggestLoser.com.

Biingo is going out of his way to expand his sports club. He wants to see 30 people in the club, enough to play a decent game of football for a change. His friends think that it's more fun than anything they've done.

Back at the ranch, the Blues are feeling the pressure to perform. The only real solution to the feeling? Hard backbreaking work. And yet only David is out on the bikes WITH A BUM LEG, MIND YOU...  The rest of the Losers are inside the gym leading by example, even with no trainers to get on them to do so. This is how you lead.

Halfway into the journey... and it's time to go to work again. "This is where the pain meets the pain." Thanks for that, Dolvett. The Reds have won three of the last four weigh-ins. They are targets. The Blues are "absolutely" set to lose the next weigh-in. There are five of them. You need to start right now in order to keep the team whole. As for Danni, Jillian's going to get her working... and Alex of the Blues besides, because she's slow going and needs the extra boost.

FOLLOW UP! Nikki left in week one of her own volition and got a makeover for it. So far, she's lost 50, and if she plays her cards right, she's got another 50 ahead of her. TC, on the other hand, was eliminated via Red Line. He's lost 80 pounds so far.

Meanwhile, Alex is "over it". And Bob gives her a tongue lashing over it. She has no idea what's going on, and it's pissing her off. "Good!" She needs to do something different in order to change or confuse her body into winning this week.

Okay, remember when I said that Lindsay was going to steal the show today? Lindsay has organized a pep rally for people who have been bullied. The takeaway: "I just don't want anyone - ANYONE - to live with being bullied." And this is in front of people who may or may not have actually bullied her. So that takes courage. Meanwhile, because it's sweeps, here's Cody Simpson to surprise Lindsay and to talk to the kids himself. And of course, there's a concert involved.

Meanwhile, the Reds have gone boxing with ANOTHER surprise guest... a friend of Dolvett's... I think you know professional boxer, health & fitness expert, and TV host (not to mention daughter of The Greatest of All Time) Laila Ali. Hopefully outside of the ring instead of inside.

CHALLENGE AMERICA: Remember when Brita helped Biingo's after school program out? Turns out that the FACULTY is joining up on the challenge. Fact: 85 percent of kids don't drink enough water.

Subway. Eat cash.

LAST CHANCE WORKOUT! David's a potential threat, but his leg is still not 100 percent. Alex... is not sweating beads of tears. Meanwhile, at a freerunning studio, we meet a ninja... ANW All-Star Brian "Nosole" Orosco (C-Note: Did we mention season 5 is forthcoming?). Danni... is not ready for season 5. But she's a sport about it. And remember, you have to push through fear. I wonder what the red team is doing. We haven't seen any of them yet... Oh wait, there they are, Laila's putting them through hell. Turns out that she went through hell herself getting into fighting shape. She was not an active girl... more than made up for it.


Tonight, the trainers will roll one die to determine who will get to represent their team at the weigh in. The player with the lowest percentage weight loss will send their team to vote.

Let's roll....

Jackson: 279 (-1) (Dolvett sees it, but he doesn't see it)
Francelina: 217 (-7) - BIGGEST LOSER OF THE WEEK
Joe: 291 (-8) - LOST 2.68%

Danni (needs to lose more than 5 lbs): 207 (-6) - LOST 2.82% (SAFE)

Gina: 193 (-4)
Alex: 204 (-3)
Michael: 363 (-8)
David: 250 (-3)
Jeff (needs to lose more than 8 lbs) : 323 (-6)

With that, the Blues will vote out their weakest link at long last tonight.

Michael, as the player with the highest percentage weight loss, is immune. In the event of a tie, the other teams will return to vote.

Jeff - DAVID
David - JEFF
Gina - DAVID
Michael - DAVID

EPILOGUE: David has lost a total of 57 lbs. since starting at the ranch. Since being voted out of the game, David has dropped SUBSTANTIALLY to 220, and that's in his kevlar. He's been able to help his family and coworkers to get in shape. He's finally fit enough to keep the streets of Oklahoma a little safer, and to keep his life a little more appreciative. He is shooting for under 200 by finale night.

Tonight's episode featured music from Fabolous featuring Jeremih, "It's My Time". Now available on iTunes.

To see more information regarding this episode, go to www.biggestloser.com. To apply to be a contestant on "The Biggest Loser", visit the official website at nbc.com/casting