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Average Loser Sheds 418 Pounds

This <i>Biggest Loser</i> fanatic lost 418 lbs. on his own.

This Biggest Loser fanatic lost 418 lbs. on his own.

Thursday, April 1, 2010 17:07 GMT

LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – One huge Biggest Loser fan became a real loser all on his own.

When Wayne Vandenlangenberg hit 674 pounds, he knew it was time to shape up or else he’d die.

Inspired by contestants on The Biggest Loser, he committed to turning his entire life around and dropped 418 pounds with a strict diet and regular exercise.

He was invited on an episode of Loser to show off what he was able to accomplish by simply watching and learning, and is glad to now be “inspiring the world to get healthy” himself.

With his new smaller physique, Vandenlangenberg is “looking forward to doing anything where I can put shorts on and not feel embarrassed.”

This includes seeing movies, which he never did before because he couldn’t fit into theater seats, and visiting Six Flags where he once stopped a ride because the seat belt buckle wouldn’t fit him.