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Chuck Carroll

Sports & Fitness Writer

Chuck Carroll is truly The Weight Loss Champion. He once weighed 420 pounds before making the decision to radically change his lifestyle and losing 265 pounds. The dramatic weight loss gave him the surge of confidence he needed to pursue a lifelong dream of being a reporter.

Since gaining a new lease on life, Chuck has covered everything from Pope Francis' visit, to the U.S. to the Baltimore riots, to the NFL, where he became a regular in the Washington Redskins locker room. He has hosted a number of shows with players on CBS Radio where he was first given the nickname of The Weight Loss Champion by former defensive standout Adam Carriker. He also once presented Robert Griffin III with a championship belt in front of an audience of 4 million on WWE's Monday Night RAW.

At his heaviest, Chuck was eating 10,000 calories a day! In hopes of inspiring others, he founded where he openly shares intimate details of his weight loss journey including how he broke a severe food addiction.

In addition to writing for DCRefined, Chuck appears regularly on NewsChannel 8 for Motivation Mondays and is one of the top health and weight loss contributors for

More often than not Chuck posts weight loss and nutrition tips on social media.