Athlete, model and actress Gabrielle Reece has been named host of NBC’s upcoming competition reality series STRONG from Sylvester Stallone, The Biggest Loser producer Dave Broome and Holly Wofford.

20121031112516!NBC_logo_2011The 10-episode series pairs 10 women with elite fitness trainers who will work with them to compete in a series of grueling challenges that test their strength, endurance and mental stamina.

Reece has written for Yahoo Health, the Huffington Post and the Los Angeles Times Magazine as well as serving as host on the Fit TV series Insider Trading, where she discusses training and conditioning techniques with professional athletes. She also is the creator of HIGHX Training, a high-intensity group fitness program.

STRONG is produced by 25/7 Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television.

“I couldn’t be more proud and thrilled to partner up with NBC on ‘STRONG,’” said Reece. “The opportunity to share the concept of people wanting to and working toward tapping into their greatness is a dream. My hope is that we can use the show to inspire and motivate others.”