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'Biggest Loser' Trainer Bob Harper Opens Up After Heart Attack

Update Date: Mar 01, 2017 08:12 AM EST

Bob Harper from the "Biggest Loser" opens up about his post heart attack condition. The trainer was rushed to the hospital last week.

The "Biggest Loser" trainer struggled with a heart attack which left him unconscious for two days. TMZ mentioned that Harper was doing his routine workout when he collapsed. He was then aided by a doctor who was also in the gym and performed CPR. The 51-year-old fitness guru was hospitalized for 8 days and is still not permitted to board the plane and go home.

As of the latest update in regards to Harper's condition, it was mentioned that he came from a family who struggled with heart diseases. He then added that his mother died from a heart attack. On one of his Instagram posts, Harper mentioned that he is already feeling better as he thanks, everybody that extended their concern in regards to his health.

"I am feeling better. Just taking it easy," Bob Harper stated in his Instagram post. "I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of messages and support. It feels good to be cared about. I've been home for 8 days now."

CNN pointed out how family histories are being linked to a person's overall health. It was mentioned that high blood pressure and cholesterol can potentially be passed on through genes. Others would usually imply that exercise can work wonders to one's health, but it was explained that it can potentially do more harm than good for those who are suffering from heart diseases.

Bob Harper has already spent most of his life helping people who would want to lose weight and stay fit. The fitness guru spent more than 20 years of his life in health and fitness. Being the iconic fitness coach and a host of the "Biggest Loser", Bob Harper helped countless contestants with their weight loss and fitness routine.

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