Beyond Biggest Loser

Austin’s Diagnoses and the Support he Needs…

As the Doctor left the room I just had a sinking feeling in my gut… I was in Urgent Care for what I thought was a cold. I hadn’t been very worried; all I had was a little cold. I had a cough, some dizziness, some “exhaustion,” I was peeing […]


60 Days till the New Year- How will you spend those days?

I want to BUST INTO 2016 knowing that I am ALREADY ahead of my 2016 goals… Are you with me? Posted by Austin Andrews on Monday, November 2, 2015 Let’s make a change… 60 Days till January 1st. 60 days… 2 of those days are probably accounted for in Thanksgiving and […]


Weeks After Ali Sweeney Leaves Biggest Loser, Replacement is Announced.

Just weeks after Ali Sweeney, longtime host of NBC’s The Biggest Loser, was announced to be leaving the show a replacement has been named. Bob Harper, longtime trainer on The Biggest Loser and one of the most beloved TV Trainers in the 21st Century, has been elevated to the title […]


Weeping at the Disneyland Half Marathon with Run Disney

Today as I ran through Disneyland…I wept. It had been 6 years, since I had last visited Disneyland. The last time I was at Disneyland I weighed more than 435 lbs. We had to constantly stop and rest because I was so large I couldn’t stay on my feet for […]


Biggest Loser Loses Ali Sweeney

Biggest Loser loses its heart. 😢.@NBC‘s @biggestlosernbc will NOT include Host, @Ali_Sweeney. Ali, you will be more than missed… — Biggest Loser Austin (@RetroFitAustin) August 25, 2015 Access Hollywood broke the story that Biggest Loser is parting ways with Alison Sweeney after 8 years and 13 seasons. Arguably the […]


Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition TONIGHT!

Tonight On: Mitzi TONIGHT! You won't want to miss one of our most UNIQUE transformations ever, as Mitzi battles a lot more than weight loss. 9/8c on ABC Posted by Extreme Weight Loss on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 In early 2014, Austin and I held a RetroFit Faith & Fitness […]


8 Pound Gain at my Grandpa’s Memorial

I gained 8 pounds this weekend. My extended family and I gathered in Tucson to say goodbye to my Grandpa Chuck, who passed away and needed to be laid to rest. The ceremony was heartfelt and the memories fond but the toll of the weekend was high. My emotions were […]



#TWITTERSAVEDMYLIFE We all have heard of divine intervention stories but when it happens to you it changes your life forever. I say this because in 2011 while I was pastoring a small church in Salisbury, MD I was told by the denomination I was affiliated with that there is a […]


Biggest Loser Renewed for Season 17!

For several months there has been a cloud hanging over NBC’s The Biggest Loser TV Show. A flagship reality TV Show that has experienced some decline in viewership the past three years but still makes the network a huge chunk in change, Biggest Loser has seemingly been in a state of purgatory. […]


To Women who are not Mom’s and Mom’s

A Message to Women: My Mom, Future Moms, People Missing Mom, and Women who are not Mom. Posted by RetroFit on Sunday, May 10, 2015   To Moms and Women who are not Mom’s: To MY Mom: I love you, and I wouldn’t be the man that I am today […]