Season 1, Episode 8
Jillian helps a Cuban couple address their family's health issues and improve their communication skills. The pair's 9-year-old son is prediabetic because of his weight and looks to his father for guidance, but his dad also has unhealthy habits.
Season 1, Episode 7
Jillian journeys to Michigan to help a husband and wife engage in a healthier lifestyle and shed pounds. The pair have been overweight for much of their lives, and the loss of their family business has added extra stress to their world.
Jillian helps a mother and daughter, who are cultural leaders of the Yavapai-Apache Nation, change their unhealthy eating habits and those of their tribe. The pair learn to balance good health with traditional living by planting corn and roasting an agave plant.
Season 1, Episode 5
Jillian helps a family of six, who are all more than 6 feet tall, recover from a series of bad events. After a knee injury led to the discovery of heart problems, the patriarch of the family was forced to close his roofing business. His son, meanwhile, is headed for an unhealthy future.
Season 1, Episode 4
A father has lost his motivation while unemployed, and his twin teenagers have followed suit. In order to whip the family back into shape, Jillian makes them toss out their deep fryer and helps them get active with a step competition and a roller-skating outing.
Season 1, Episode 3
A family need a boost toward positive change following a life-altering event. Jillian takes the mom out for a night on the town and then arranges a soccer-based workout for the kids. Later, the family hold a garage sale to clear out space in their home.
Season 1, Episode 2
Jillian works with a Massachusetts family struggling with grief following a loved one's death. One member has diabetes, so Jillian shows the woman how to make exercising fun for the whole family. The group go canoeing, play ice hockey and go dancing.
Trainer Jillian Michaels moves in with a Massachusetts family to help them change their unhealthy lifestyles in the premiere of this reality series. One member of the family had gastric-bypass surgery but has regained the weight, and another is planning to go under the knife for the same procedure. While working to change their fitness and nutrition habits, Jillian discovers an upsetting issue from the past that could play a role in the family's health woes.