September 15, 2008 02:00 PM by Paulene Hinds
Matt and Suzy Hoover, The Biggest Loser, alumni and BestLifeDesign.com owners delivered their second child on Thursday. Their son, Jax Paul was born at Valley Medical Hospital in Seattle, weighed in 7.6 lbs., and measured 18.75 inches long.
Their first son, Rex Timothy is 14 months old and Matt told People Magazine, “We’re so excited to add a new member to our family! We’re adding another healthy Hoover to our family and look forward to raising both boys in a healthy way with information we learned on the show.”
They decided that their second child would have a unique name like his big brother and thought that Jax and Rex sounded similar to each other.
Thirty-two year olds, Matt and Suzy became a couple after they met on The Biggest Loser in 2005. Matt, a former wrestling coach was the winner after losing 157 pounds. Suzy, a hairstylist was the second runner up. Matt proposed to her on the Today Show in March 2006 and the couple married on September 19th of the same year ona beach in Jamaca.
The couple reside in Seattle and have started a new company, BestLifeDesign.com, a site that helps people reach their health, fitness, financial, romantic and spiritual goals. Matt also has his first fitness manual, Matt Hoover’s Guide to Life, Love and Losing Weight, which he co-wrote with exercise physiologist Dr. Sheri Colberg being released nationwide in bookstores on September 23.
NBC’s The Biggest Loser: Families premieres Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 8 PM ET and will feature husband-and-wife teams competing against parent-and-child teams.
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