FOX’s ‘American Grit’ Contestant from Elk Grove

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FOX's newest competition, hosted by WWE Superstar John Cena, show will see 16 of the country's toughest men and women face a variety of military-grade and survival-themed challenges in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest.

One of the contestants on the show is Elk Grove's own "The No Excuses Mom" Maria Kang.

"American Grit" airs Thursday's at 9 p.m. starting April 14.