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The Biggest Loser's Bob Harper Was Hospitalized After a Heart Attack

The fitness guru was unconscious for two days

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Bob Harper, the fitness guru who was a trainer on and later the host of weight-loss competition The Biggest Loser, suffered a heart attack two weeks ago, according to TMZ.

Harper, 51, was working out at a gym in New York City when he collapsed. A doctor who also happened to be in the gym performed CPR and even used a defibrillator to keep Harper alive. He was taken to a hospital, where he was unconscious for two days.

Harper spent eight days before being released. For now, doctors are limiting his exercise regimen to walking.

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Bob Harper

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Harper blames genetics for the heart attack, since his mother died from a heart attack. It certainly didn't happen because he's out of shape.

Harper's fans wished him well on social media.