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Rulon Gardner motivating hometown to shed the pounds

The NBC hit show "The Biggest Loser" has inspired plenty of people to lose weight, on the air, and off. One Logan man is determined to shed serious pounds in his neighborhood gym with the help of a personal trainer with a celebrity connection.

"Trying to do it by myself beforehand, I would have never made it this long," says Jared Sagers as he prepares to start a workout. This time he relies on fresh motivation.

Olympic wrestling gold-medalist Rulon Gardner is a contestant on the show this season. He and his wife run the Rulon Gardner Elite Training Center in Logan. So, while Rulon is sweating off the pounds on the air, his wife Kamie is helping Sagers aim for his personal gold.

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