Kathy Smith, president of Kathy Smith Lifestyles, has stood at the forefront of the fitness and health industries for more than 30 years with a collection of books, videos, audios and DVD's on walking, cardiovascular health, nutrition, strength training, yoga, Pilates, menopause, dance, and all-things-exercise. Her goal and personal mission is to inspire the best in others.
As President of Kathy Smith Lifestyles, she has sold over $500 million in lifestyle products and fitness equipment. In addition to her DVD library, Kathy is an accomplished author, with bestselling titles including Feed Muscle Shrink Fat Diet and Moving Through Menopause. She has also contributed her expertise on health and wellness to countless media outlets, including the LA Times, USA Today, The Today Show, Oprah, The View, Larry King Live, and many more. Smith recently launched Ageless with Kathy Smith, a new age-fighting DVD workout line with award-winning producer Acacia. The first workout, Staying Strong, was released in May 2011, with Total Body Turnaround coming out nationwide in November 2011.
Kathy has teamed up with Pivotal 5, the industry trendsetter in hand held fitness, to successfully launch two lines of products. In 2009, Kathy Smith partnered with Rejuvenation Prevention + Rehabilitation™ to create a line of seven products targeting the "Actively Ageless". These products pioneered the category of fitness over forty targeting key areas of interest including toning and firming to balance and mobility. Each item comes complete with DVD featuring Kathy Smith's uniquely designed workouts targeting total body fitness and overall wellness. In 2010, Smith helped develop the Kathy Smith Healthy Living brand exclusively for Ross Dress for Less® stores. This exclusive brand promotes the active living across all fitness levels with the Healthy Living System to guide customers to the correct equipment based on their fitness goals.
Kathy can be reached on Facebook and Twitter and online at www.kathysmith.com.
M.S., M.A., FACHE, ACSM-PT, Sprint 8 Cardio creator, author, Director of KDMC Athletic Performance and Research Center, and Chief Operating Officer of
King's Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, MS
If you've seen a fitness magazine lately like Oprah's O Magazine, Men's Fitness, Outside Magazine, or OnFitness, you may have seen an article or a quote by Phil Campbell, author of Ready, Set, Go! Fitness that is in the 2nd edition, 8th printing and sold worldwide.
Phil is the creator of the Sprint 8 cardio program that is the featured program in award-winning cardio equipment manufactured by Vision Fitness. His cardio program was called “The Fastest-Working Workout” on the cover of Oprah magazine and recommended to all women by Self Magazine.
Phil's E-Lifts strength training techniques were developed and refined over the years to target fast-twitch muscle fiber. Professional, college and high school athletes from across the US travel to Phil for speed technique and fast-fiber strength training. Phil has two master's degrees and is certified by American College of Sports Medicine and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Dr. Jeff Spencer, Olympian, ICA "Sports Chiropractor of the Year", and author is one of America’s top champion builders and has been directly involved in 40+ Olympic, World, National and Tour de France championships. He has worked with NASCAR champion Bobby LaBonte, World Series MVP Troy Glaus, rock legend U2, and most known for helping Lance Armstrong win all 7 of his Tour de France victories. Spencer has also worked with PGA, WTA, and Supercross champions, ultra-successful entrepreneurs and business standouts, NFL, MLB athletes, as well as Motocross and Formula 1 drivers. Spencer received his master's in physical education and his undergraduate degree from University of Southern California and his doctor of chiropractic degree summa cum laude from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles. He has taught post-graduate sports rehabilitation and performance internationally and frequently lectures on peak performance, health, fitness, and wellness. Dr. Spencer is the author of the acclaimed book, Turn It Up! How To Perform At Your Highest Level For A Lifetime and audio program “The Top 10 Tactics From The Champions Playbook”. Please visit Dr. Spencer’s website, www.jeffspencer.com, and Facebook page, www.facebook.com/connectwithdrjeff for more information.
Chris Freytag is a health and fitness expert, blogger, author and motivational speaker. She has been teaching fitness classes and personal training for over 20 years. She is a contributing editor for Prevention Magazine; the fitness contributor for the NBC affiliate in Minneapolis; and sits on the Board of Directors for the American Council on Exercise. Chris has authored 5 books; has created dozens of fitness DVD's; is a top trainer for Exercise TV; and sells her signature line of healthy kitchen and fitness products on QVC. Please visit Chris' website, www.chrisfreytag.com, and Facebook page, www.facebook.com/chrisfreytagpage for more information.