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Bob Harper Shares 'Extremely Private' Photo of Himself in a Coma a Year After His Heart Attack

Bob Harper Shares 'Extremely Private' Photo of Himself in a Coma a Year After His Heart Attack
Bob Harper is still healing mentally and physically following his heart attack last year.

In an intensely emotional post on Instagram Friday, Harper shared a chilling photo of himself while he was in a coma last year. The former The Biggest Loser trainer, 52, wrote that it was an “extremely private photo.”

His reason for sharing? Harper recently achieved a major milestone in his emotional recovery, training in the same room he had experienced his heart attack.

“This was me 1 year and 10 days ago, in a coma. Today I just did 18.1 (a CrossFit workout for those of you that don’t
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Bob Harper Shares "Private" Photo of Himself in a Coma 1 Year After Heart Attack

Bob Harper Shares
Bob Harper recently returned to the New York gym where he suffered a heart attack last year to continue his fitness amid his road to recovery. The 52-year-old former Biggest Loser trainer and host recalled the aftermath horrific experience in an Instagram post on Friday, posting a throwback photo of himself lying shirtless and unconscious in a hospital bed while hooked up to a ventilator. After his heart attack, Harper was hospitalized for eight days, two of which were spent in a coma. "I am sharing an extremely private photo with all of you today. This was me 1 year and 10 days ago, in a coma," Harper wrote. "Today I just did 18.1 (a CrossFit workout for those of you that...
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How Bob Harper Turned His Heart Attack Into a "Second Chance at Life"

How Bob Harper Turned His Heart Attack Into a
Life can change in the blink of an eye. Last February, Bob Harper and his friends went to a neighborhood gym to complete their normal exercises. But with little to no warning, The Biggest Loser star suddenly dropped to the ground and stopped breathing. As fans later learned, Bob experienced a heart attack that nearly killed him. Exactly one year after his health scare, the health and fitness expert is proud to admit that he's come a long way in his healing process. In addition, the best-selling author wants to bring awareness and hope to other survivors. "I realize I'm part of a club—the heart attack survivors club—and it's never a club you want to be in but once...
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Bob Harper Says He Had an 'Identity Crisis' After His Near-Fatal Heart Attack

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Bob Harper Says He Had an 'Identity Crisis' After His Near-Fatal Heart Attack
It’s been almost a year since Bob Harper had a near-fatal heart attack, and although he recovered physically, the emotional toll also took some healing.

“I went through such an identity crisis,” the Biggest Loser host and trainer, who also battled depression, tells People Now. “Think about it. I was the workout guy. I was the one you came to to want to workout and ask for health advice.”

He continued: “I had to go back to the drawing board and find out what my purpose was. Who I am. I had to go through a lot personally and emotionally.
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Full Episode | People Now Wednesday January 31, 2018

Full Episode | People Now Wednesday January 31, 2018
Bob Harper Reveals How Life Has Changed Since Heart Attack, Plus Bindi Irwin’s Boyfriend Made a Big Move

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Oprah Winfrey's Longtime Partner Stedman Graham Says She Would 'Absolutely' Run for President

Oprah Winfrey's Longtime Partner Stedman Graham Says She Would 'Absolutely' Run for President
Oprah Winfrey laughed when Seth Meyers used reverse psychology to encourage her to run for president in 2020 (with Tom Hanks on the ticket, no less!) during the 2018 Golden Globe Awards — but almost everyone, including longtime partner Stedman Graham, is in support of the idea.

“It’s up to the people,” Graham told the Los Angeles Times. “She would absolutely do it.”

Celebrities and social media users alike rallied behind the idea after Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at Sunday’s ceremony, an honorary award bestowed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.
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‘I’ve Cried A Lot Over My Broken Heart’: Bob Harper Battles Depression After His Heart Attack

‘I’ve Cried A Lot Over My Broken Heart’: Bob Harper Battles Depression After His Heart Attack
The Biggest Loser‘s Bob Harper seemed to be the epitome of fitness, so he was shocked to wake up in a hospital bed this spring and learn he had suffered a near-fatal heart attack. Now the celebrity trainer, 52, details that ordeal — and his subsequent depression in his new book The Super Carb Diet, excerpted exclusively below:

February 12, 2017, is a day I don’t remember, at all, and a day I won’t ever forget. I died that day, a Sunday, in a gym in my Chelsea, New York, neighborhood. Sounds dramatic, but it’s very much a true story.
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Fox Searchlight’s Nancy Utley Recalls Her Early Days in Film Biz

Nancy Utley has been a studio powerhouse for 30 years. She started at 20th Century Fox in 1986, then moved to Fox Searchlight in 1999. She became president of the specialty arm in 2009, overseeing all aspects of the films alongside fellow prez Stephen Gilula. Their box office has been successful, and their awards track record is terrific, including 117 Oscar nominations and best picture wins for “Slumdog Millionaire,” “12 Years a Slave” and “Birdman.” This season they have a strong awards lineup that includes “The Shape of Water,” “Battle of the Sexes,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “Goodbye Christopher Robin.”

Utley is also a big proponent of mentoring, working with such programs as Fox’s high potential employee program, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Step Up Women’s Network, Film Independent’s Project Involve and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Gold Program. She is on the boards of AMPAS, Lupus La and Film Independent.

What were your
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Bob Harper Goes Vegetarian After Near-Fatal Heart Attack

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[[tmz:video id="0_b2mxokik"]] PETA has a friend in Bob Harper, who says he's cut meat completely out of his diet after almost dropping dead from a massive heart attack back in February. We got the 'Biggest Loser' trainer and host in Bev Hills Tuesday and he looked healthy as a horse.  While his heart attack was triggered in part by genetics, Bob says he's made a bunch of lifestyle changes after getting a second chance at life, which
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Bob Harper Opens Up About Heart Attack in New Book: ‘My Whole Perspective of Life Has Completely Changed’

Bob Harper Opens Up About Heart Attack in New Book: ‘My Whole Perspective of Life Has Completely Changed’
Bob Harper had a lot to reconsider after he suffered a near-fatal heart attack in February.

“My whole perspective of life has completely changed,” the Biggest Loser personality, 51, tells People exclusively.

Now Harper is sharing what he’s learned about his body and nutrition after discovering his heart attack was caused by a hereditary condition that was leading to high levels of a particle in his blood called Lipoprotein(a).

Harper has written his lessons down and is sharing them in his new book, The Super Carb Diet — and People has the exclusive first look at the book’s cover.
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Jillian Michaels Weighs In on Bob Harper's Heart Attack

Jillian Michaels Weighs In on Bob Harper's Heart Attack
Jillian Michaels has a surprising response regarding her former Biggest Loser co-trainer, Bob Harper, and his recent heart attack. The fitness guru joined E!'s Daily Pop today and admitted she thinks Harper's diet and fitness routine didn't help his situation. "What do I really think?" she asked when hosts Catt Sadler, Justin Sylvester and Carissa Culiner broached the subject. "Knowing a little bit about Bob, I know that he does have a family history of it. I was there when he lost his mother to a heart attack—with him the night that she died. So there is a family history." She continued, "I do also think that, you know, you're in the middle of a CrossFit...
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Bob Harper Completes Cardiac Rehab After Near-Fatal Heart Attack

Bob Harper Completes Cardiac Rehab After Near-Fatal Heart Attack
Bob Harper recently reached a “Big” milestone on his road to recovery after suffering a near-fatal heart attack earlier this year.

The 51-year-old Biggest Loser trainer and host recently completed rehab, just months after he collapsed on the floor of a New York gym.

“Yesterday was a Big Day in my recovery from my heart attack. I finished my cardiac rehab,” Harper captioned an Instagram photo on Thursday.

“It has been super important to me and also Humbling. All the support that I’ve been getting from all my Ig friends helped me when it was tough so Thank You
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'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Completes Cardiac Rehab After Suffering Major Heart Attack

'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Completes Cardiac Rehab After Suffering Major Heart Attack
Bob Harper is feeling grateful.

The 51-year-old Biggest Loser star suffered a shocking heart attack in February, when he suddenly collapsed while exercising at a gym in New York City. On Thursday, Harper took to Instagram to share that he's officially done with his cardiac rehab.

"Yesterday was a Big Day in my recovery from my heart attack," he wrote. "I finished my cardiac rehab. It has been super important to me and also Humbling.
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Bob Harper Completes Cardiac Rehab: How He Bounced Back in Record Time

Bob Harper Completes Cardiac Rehab: How He Bounced Back in Record Time
Bob Harper is on his way to reaching 100 percent after suffering a heart attack earlier this year. As you may recall, the Biggest Loser host was working out when he went into cardiac arrest on February 27. He's dedicated the last four months to working on his health and strengthening his heart again. Yesterday marked a big milestone in that recovery process. Harper took to Instagram to announce he'd finished his cardiac rehab, sharing a photo of a heart with the number "36/36" in the middle. "Yesterday was a Big Day in my recovery from my heart attack," he wrote. "I finished my cardiac rehab. It has been super important to me and also Humbling. All the support that...
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Bob Harper Shares Video of Himself Doing Burpees 3 Months After Heart Attack: 'One Day at a Time'

Bob Harper Shares Video of Himself Doing Burpees 3 Months After Heart Attack: 'One Day at a Time'
Bob Harper is taking his recovery "one day at a time."

The Biggest Loser host took to Instagram on Saturday to share a video of himself doing burpees, just three months after suffering a life-threatening heart attack.

Watch: 'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Shares Shirtless Selfie Following Heart Attack: 'On the Road to Recovery'

"Okay @crossfit @thedavecastro I'm getting closer to coming back," Harper wrote alongside the clip. "I did some burpees in my rehab yesterday to get a feel and see how my heart rate responded. The top notch team there kept a very watchful eye on me. One Day At A Time. #heartattacksurvivor #beherenow."

Related: 'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper ​Calls Out Haters One Month After Heart Attack

The 51-year-old trainer, who has been sharing his road to recovery with fans, opened up about his heart attack during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen last month, revealing that he
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Bob Harper Does Burpees 3 Months After Heart Attack: ‘I’m Getting Closer to Coming Back’

Bob Harper Does Burpees 3 Months After Heart Attack: ‘I’m Getting Closer to Coming Back’
It’s been only three months since Bob Harper suffered a life-threatening heart attack that left him in a coma for two days. But the 51-year-old Biggest Loser trainer is slowing working his way back to his regular fitness routine.

On Saturday, Harper shared video of himself doing burpees to his Instagram page — taken during his Friday rehab session on the three-month anniversary of his attack.

“I’m getting closer to coming back,” the star wrote in the post’s caption. “I did some burpees in my rehab yesterday to get a feel and see how my heart rate responded.
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Bob Harper Reveals the Condition that Led to His Near-Fatal Heart Attack: ‘I Dropped Dead, I Really Did’

Bob Harper Reveals the Condition that Led to His Near-Fatal Heart Attack: ‘I Dropped Dead, I Really Did’
Bob Harper now knows what led to his near-fatal heart attack on Feb. 12: He has high levels of a particle in his blood called Lipoprotein(a), which is a hereditary condition.

The Biggest Loser host and trainer carries large amounts of the particle — which contains cholesterol, fats and proteins, which puts him at a higher risk for heart attack, regardless of his exercise habits.

Harper says that at first, his doctors thought he just had a blockage, until he got a second opinion from someone who confirmed that he has Lipoprotein(a). Once he found out the cause of his heart attack,
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Bob Harper Returns to the Site of His Heart Attack: ‘I Was Not Supposed to Die That Day’

Bob Harper Returns to the Site of His Heart Attack: ‘I Was Not Supposed to Die That Day’
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Bob Harper Regrets Overlooking Heart Attack Warning Signs: ‘I Kick Myself Over and Over Again’

Bob Harper Regrets Overlooking Heart Attack Warning Signs: ‘I Kick Myself Over and Over Again’
After surviving a widowmaker heart attack that nearly took his life, Bob Harper regrets the warning signs he overlooked.

During a visit to Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Tuesday night, the former Biggest Loser coach and fitness guru explained his body had been sending off red flags well before the attack struck.

“I fainted one time in the gym,” said the 51-year-old trainer. “I started having these dizzy spells. And I just kind of overlooked them and just adapted. Which is the dumbest thing — I kick myself over and over again about it.”

Harper had just finished
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Bob Harper Heard From "Almost Everyone" on The Biggest Loser After His Heart Attack

Bob Harper Heard From
Bob Harper made a welcome return to the Bravo Clubhouse Tuesday night. Andy Cohen invited Harper to appear on Watch What Happens Live with Rachel Dratch, marking his first time on the show since having a heart attack in February. "I technically died," Harper said. "There was a piece of paper that the doctors said, 'Cause of death: cardiac arrest.'" According to the Biggest Loser host, "That's a wake-up call!" Harper said he regretted ignoring the warning signs. "I fainted one time in the gym. I started having these dizzy spells and I just kind of overlooked them," Harper, 51, told Cohen. "I just adapted, which was just the dumbest [choice]. I kicked myself over...
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