Casting call for NBC’s new fitness reality show set for Saturday in Austin

NBC is looking for contestants for an upcoming fitness series.
NBC is looking for contestants for an upcoming fitness series.

Want to get your butt whipped into shape on national television?

NBC will hold a casting call for contestants on its newest fitness-focused reality series this weekend in Austin.

The show, “S.T.R.O.N.G.,” from the creators of “The Biggest Loser,” will pair 12 contestants and 12 fitness trainers. They’ll train together and the team that makes the most impressive transformation will win a cash prize.

NBC officials say they are looking for people from all different walks of life. People who are overcoming personal struggles and want to become their best selves are especially encouraged to apply.

Open calls will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 16 at Aloft, 11601 Domain Drive in Austin. Casting calls will also take place in Chicago, New York City and Los Angeles.

For more information go here.

Author: Pam LeBlanc

Pam LeBlanc writes about fitness and travel for the Austin American-Statesman. She has worked for the Statesman since 1998 and written her weekly fitness column, Fit City, since 2004.

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