Makeover Ladies Reveal Transformations on Season Finale of Mission Makeover on Lifetime Television

13-week weight loss and health & wellness journey is over for the three women on series hosted by Julie Moran, but new life of health and wellness is just beginning

(Pompano Beach, FL - CISION – May 16, 2013) After three months of tough work outs, tough love from coaches, eating habit rehab, and stretching out of their food and fitness comfort zones, the three women of the Mission Makeover™ series have crossed the finish line and come to the end of their journey.

Don’t miss this exciting SEASON FINALE and Big Reveal airing on Monday, May 20th at 7:00 am (ET/PT) on Lifetime Television to watch the stunning results of all their hard work -- and see if they declare ”Mission Accomplished” as healthier, happier women to their coaches, trainers -- and most importantly to themselves.

Starting off with unwanted inches, pounds, and health issues, the ladies have spent the past 13 weeks embarked on a powerful journey of a lifetime – to completely makeover their lives. With plenty of sweat and tears, zigs and zags, and veering off the path, the women worked with trainers and experts to stay on course on their health and wellness journey.

“I feel 10 years younger and I have a lot more energy!” exclaimed contestant Blanca Varela, 47, self-proclaimed “spicy lady,” mother of 5 and from a Puerto Rican family that loves food. Suffering for years from anxiety, depression and diabetes, find out if her health issues have improved.

Alexandra Arguello, 26, paralegal and former dancer said in the first episode that she doesn’t like how her face looks. Is she happy with her new look? “I don’t even consider this a finale for me, I consider this a beginning,” she says.

“You really have to think of the big picture“, says Brenda Selner, a 70 year old realtor on-the-go who wants to keep competitive in her field. “It’s just not you alone.” Does she feel she can now keep up with her younger co-workers? Will she still indulge in her go-to splurge of a glass of wine?

“This season, Mission Makeover™ truly embraced our motto of “making over our ladies from the inside out… and the outside in” and we are most proud of the fact that their journey to better health is an on-going process that didn’t end with the finale of our show. As we wrap-up this season and start planning for the next, we know the ladies involved will serve as an inspiration to all those seeking to improve their health and wellness, and we hope to help even more women in the future,” says Steve Berlowski, Executive VP of Production, Mission Makeover™.

Mission Makeover™, which goes beyond your typical weight loss show, is brought to you by The Balancing Act®, America’s premier morning show for women, airing weekdays at 7:00 am (ET/PT) on Lifetime Television. This makeover show is unique in that it doesn’t focus solely on pounds lost, but on helping the women change all aspects of their lives so they can become healthier.

During their quest to lose weight and get healthy, the women received the guidance and the tools they needed from industry experts in nutrition and fitness. To round out the full life makeover experience, they also benefited from beauty, style and life coaching as they continue to travel the makeover road step by step and achieve the healthier lifestyle they desire while inspiring others.

The finale will chronicle the highlights and low points of each woman’s personal journey, pounds and inches lost, and end with the women revealing their new selves to America. The ladies also receive a surprise tropical trip, compliments of Celebration Cruise Lines.

About Mission Makeover™

Now in its second season, Mission Makeover is a special series that chronicles the 13-week journey of three women as they set out to transform their lives.  Nutrition, fitness, style and life coach experts give the women the tools and guidance they need to make significant life changes and achieve a healthier lifestyle.  America’s best fitness, health and nutrition brands partner with the show to further enhance the experience. http://www.thebalancingact.com/mission

About The Balancing Act® on Lifetime Television

Now in its 6th year, The Balancing Act® continues to empower women in all aspects of their lives. The mission at The Balancing Act is simple - the show strives to help today’s modern woman balance it all by bringing them exceptional solutions to everyday problems. Entertaining, educational and trusted by women, viewers can tune in to America’s premier morning show The Balancing Act on weekday mornings at 7:00 am (ET/PT) on Lifetime television.

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Entering its second season, Mission Makeover™ is a special series brought to you by the producers of The Balancing Act® that chronicles the six month journey of three women as they set out to transform their lives. With a panel of nutrition, fitness, style and life coaching experts, the women are given the tools and guidance they need to make significant life changes. Some of America’s best fitness, health and nutrition brands partner with the show to further enhance the experience. Fans can follow along and even start their own fitness makeover journey by logging into the website for in-depth video diaries of the ladies, fitness and nutrition tips and recipes and to learn about innovative products to help achieve a healthy lifestyle. Mission Makeover™ is on a Mission to Health, come and join in!

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This season, Mission Makeover ™ truly embraced our motto of “making over our ladies from the inside out… and the outside in
Steve Berlowski, Executive VP of Production, Mission Makeover