'Biggest Loser' Trainer Bob Harper: I Want to Guest Host With Kelly Ripa (EXCLUSIVE)
He's been a trainer on NBC's The Biggest Loser from the beginning, he's written a New York Times bestseller (The Skinny Rules), he's even started his own Online Fitness Club.
But despite all of his many accomplishments, Bob Harper says there's still one thing he'd love to do -- and it involves Kelly Ripa.
"I want to do a LIVE! With Kelly [episode]," he told Celebuzz exclusively on Wednesday. "I want to help her host that show. I think I'd be a great addition with her."
"I love her," he said of the 41-year-old morning host, who has brought on a number of guest hosts since Regis Philbin left the show last November. "She's hilarious, and I think we'd have the best time."
While that works itself out, Harper, 46, remains busy as ever thanks to his new Online Fitness Club, which fans can join via his official website.
Launched in April, Harper tells Celebuzz he got the idea to do an online program after traveling around the country and meeting various fans.
"People would come up and talk to me and say, 'If I had you as a trainer, I would be able achieve these results,'" he said. "And so I thought, 'Okay, well, how can I get to be everyone's trainer without having to go to everyone's house?'"
"I try to make it scalable," he said of the show, which is produced by Watch It Now Entertainment. "I get people who have never worked out before. I give different scalabilities to people who have been working out for awhile and can take the workouts up to another level."
With only a few months under his belt, Harper -- who also has his own line of supplements, called Smart Success -- says he is already seeing major results from his clients.
"The people who help me with my social networking have been keeping track and following these people who have been with me only for a few weeks on BobHarper.com," he said. "They've lost 10, 20 [pounds]. I have one girl who lost almost 30 pounds already. It seems like it's really working."
Check back tomorrow for Celebuzz's full Q&A with Bob Harper in which he offers advice for Jessica Simpson's post-baby weight loss and reveals what changes he would like to see on The Biggest Loser.