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Nicci MiccoNicci Micco, EatingWell.com
Nicci Micco is Eating Well Magazine’s Deputy Editor, Features & Nutrition. She has a master's degree in nutrition and food sciences. Nicci has held staff positions at SELF and More magazines and as a freelance journalist contributed nutrition, health and psychology features to various publications, including Cooking Light, Men's Health, Fitness, Ladies’ Home Journal and Family Circle. Nicci lives in Burlington, Vermont, with her husband and son.

Tiffany DavisTiffany Davis, DailyCandy.com
Tiffany Davis is the Atlanta editor of DailyCandy.com, the insider’s guide to what’s new, on-the-verge, and totally undiscovered. In a former life, Tiffany was a wardrobe stylist and freelance writer whose work appeared in Atlanta Magazine, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, JEZEBEL, and Women’s Wear Daily.


Wayne WescottDr. Wayne Wescott, www.fitcommerce.com
Wayne L. Westcott, PhD, CSCS, is the Fitness Research Director at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Massachusetts. His tenure as a strength training expert spans more than 35 years as an athlete, coach, teacher, professor,
researcher, writer, and speaker.


Dr. Jonny BowdenDr. Jonny Bowden,  jonnybowden.com
Jonny Bowden, PhD, C.N.S. is a board-certified nutrition specialist and a nationally known expert on weight loss and nutrition. Dr. Bowden has a Master’s Degree in psychology and counseling and a PhD in nutrition, and is board certified by the American College of Nutrition. He is adjunct faculty at Clayton College for Natural Health, and a much in-demand speaker at conferences and events across the country.


Kristin HarrisonKristin Harrison, womensrunning.com
Kristin Harrison is the editor in chief of Women's Running magazine. A runner in high school and college, Harrison got hooked on long-distance events after completing her first marathon. A host of races and three months of physical therapy to loosen up an extremely tight IT band later, Harrison also competes in triathlon and practices yoga as forms of cross-training.


Craig Pepin-DonatCraig Pepin-Donat,  fitadvocate.com
Craig Pepin-Donat, "The Fit Advocate", is uniquely qualified to speak on issues of health and fitness. Starting as a nationally certified personal trainer and rising to the top of his profession, Craig led several high profile fitness organizations as president and also served as executive vice president of sales and marketing for the world's largest fitness organization, 24 Hour Fitness.


Teresa TappTeresa Tapp, ttapp.com
Teresa Tapp is an exercise physiologist/rehabilitative trainer whose specialty is real fitness from the inside out. Teresa's program isn't about weighing yourself and counting calories. The T-Tapp program is about RESULTS! Let's face it - it really does come down to inch loss. Who really cares what the scale says if you look great when you look in the mirror? 


Tracey MallettTracey Mallet,  www.traceymallett.com
Tracey Mallett, author of "Sexy in 6", "Super Fit Mama" and a mother of two young children knows exactly how hard it is to keep in shape and be healthy. She brings her 16 years of fitness expertise all in one place to guide you to be the best that you can be!



Shawn PhillipsShawn Phillips, mystrengthforlife.com
Shawn Phillips, whose uncompromising commitment to strength and fitness, is a best-selling author, entrepreneur, and renowned expert in the area of performance training and nutrition. For over twenty-five years he has helped hundreds of thousands of people look great, feel great and unleash their full strength.


John BiggsJohn Biggs, Crunchgear.com
John Biggs is a New York-based author and consultant. John has published work in The New York Times, Laptop, Men’s Health, Linux Journal, Popular Science and others. John is also the author of Black Hat: Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the Internet Age. Visit his website here, www.bigwidelogic.com.


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Michael CarsonMichael Carson, www.mindbodyseries.com
Michael Carson is one of Southern California’s top fitness trainers, is UCLA certified, AFFA insured and an avid multi sport athlete. His creative teaching style has made him and kept him one of LA’s hottest group exercise instructors.


Ingo WeigelIngo Weigel, www.revatfitness.com
Ingo Weigel is the author of “SELF-DEFENSE FOR MODERN TIMES”, the first book on Revat, an innovative fitness and self-defense program for professional adults living in an urban environment. Weigel opened the Revat Training Center in Chicago, IL offering regular group classes, private instructions and corporate workshops.


Valerie OrsoniValerie Orsoni, www.lebootcamp.com
Valerie Orsoni, creator of LeBootCamp®, is an entrepreneur, wellbeing expert, celebrity coach, author, contributing editor, mom and survivor. In 2003, she founded MyPrivateCoach™, a coaching service that uses a large array of tools and methods to help individuals unlock their inner potential in the areas of business, life, relationships and weight loss.

Marta Montenegro-AuvertMarta Montenegro-Auvert, SoBeFit Magazine
Marta Montenegro is SOBeFiT's CEO and Editor-In-Chief. With a diverse educational and professional background in journalism, finance, and exercise physiology. Marta brings a wealth of expertise to our title. She has been a frequent contributor to both local and national media outlets (including CNN) on topics ranging from nutrition, diet and sports medicine to personal fitness, wellness and conditioning.


Matt BrzyckiMatt Brzycki
Matt Brzycki is the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, Fitness at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. His primary responsibility is managing the Stephens Fitness Center and Cardio Annex. In addition, Matt teaches a variety of weight-training classes such as Women-n-Weights and Introduction to Free Weights.

Kathy SmithKathy Smith, kathysmith.com With over 16 million workout videos sold since 1980, Kathy Smith has become a household name in fitness. A mother of two, Kathy also serves on the board of the USC School of Gerontology, the Women's Sports Foundation and is a recipient of the IDEA Lifetime Achievement Award from IDEA Health & Fitness, the world's largest professional fitness organization.


Dr. Tim HarlanDr. Tim Harlan,  drgourmet.com
Dr. Harlan is a practicing, board-certified Internist and he is currently the Medical Director of Outpatient Clinics, Associate Chief of General Internal Medicine, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Gourmet® is a natural outgrowth of Dr. Harlan's interest in good food and good health: "Eating well and eating healthy is the same thing," he says.


Gina LombardiGina Lombardi, www.ginalombardi.com
Gina Lombardi, known as the WELLNESS DETECTIVE in her industry, stands out from a field of pretenders because of her integrity, her honesty, and her incredible knack for getting to the truth and distilling information into something people can really use.



The Nutrition TwinsThe Nutrition Twins, nutritiontwins.com
Tammy Lakatos Shames and Elysse ("Lyssie") Lakatos share more than identical features; they share identical success in the competitive field of nutrition and wellness. In 1997 Lyssie and Tammy co-founded Healthy Happenings Corporation whose mission is to better the health of its clients through improved nutrition and lifestyle/behavior modification.


Brad GilbertBrad Gilbert, bradgilberttennis.com
One of the elite men's tennis players in the 1980s and early 1990s, Brad Gilbert peaked as the No. 4 singles player in 1990. But his work coaching superstars like Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick will be his tennis legacy.


Jessica DenayJessica Denay,  HotMomsClub.com
Jessica Denay is co-founder of The Hot Moms Club, a fun group dedicated to redefining motherhood. These moms are professionals, unapologetically sexy or simply dynamic women who break the typical mommy mold. Jessica is the author of the Hot Moms Handbook as well as editor of HMC Magazine.


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Fitz KoehlerFitz Koehler, www.fitzness.com
Author of Everything Flat Belly Cookbook, Fitz Koehler is a fitness expert with a Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sports Sciences from the University of Florida, and 20 years experience teaching fitness around the globe.



Harrison ForbesHarrison Forbes, www.harrisonforbes.com
More than just a boisterous talk show host; pet expert Harrison Forbes has been an animal behaviorist for over 20 years, with an extensive and fascinating background in police dog training in the US, and abroad.


Joan DenizotJoan Denizot, www.supersizedcycles.com
Joan Denizot has been riding bikes her entire lifetime. When looking to ride after a long hiatus during which she put on more than a few pounds, she was informed that she wasn’t the right size for a bicycle. She responded not by getting mad, but by getting equal, and created a company that builds the world’s strongest and most comfortable bicycles. Super Sized Cycles is all about bringing the joy, freedom, and health benefits of bike riding to people of all sizes.

Denise AustinDenise Austin is a pioneer in the exercise and sports industry. A five-foot-four-inch dynamo, she has sold more than 20 million exercise videos and DVDs, authored 10 books on fitness, and starred in the longest running fitness show in the history of television.



Dr. Joel FurhmanDr. Joel Furhman is the author of  Eat For Health, Eat To Live, Cholesterol Protection, and other nutritional books. Joel Fuhrman M.D. is a board–certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods.

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Dr. Gerald MusanteDr. Gerald Musante is a renowned clinical psychologist and founded Structure House in 1977. He understands firsthand the struggle faced by overweight people.




Janet and Greta PodleskiJanet and Greta Podleski are Canadian Cooking TV Stars. Even if you have 200 cookbooks, you’ve never seen anything like Eat, Shrink & Be Merry. Their TV Show on the Food Network and E! Channel is good food, good health and good fun!



Marilu HennerMarilu Henner has starred on stage, in several hit TV series, films, commercials, television movies and specials. She believes that with good health you can do it all. She has an incredible amount of energy, replenished constantly with good health and compatible habits. It is the key to managing the hectic pace of being Marilu Henner.


Tamilee WebbTamilee Webb's knowledge and acquired experience, combined with her contagious energy, and effervescent personality, have made her an ideal guest speaker on many top-rated television talk shows. Her well-toned body has graced the covers of Shape Magazine, Home Gym and Fitness Magazine, and Diet and Exercise Magazine.



Fred HahnFredrick Hahn, author of Strong Kids, Healthy Kids, has been a professional exercise trainer for more than 20 years. He is certified by the American Council on Exercise, and is president and cofounder of The National Council for Exer­cise Standards.



Devin AlexanderDevin Alexander, New York Times Bestselling Author, is a veteran in the fight against obesity and she's winning the war with her unique approach to healthy cooking. Having maintained a 55 pound weight loss for over 15 years, she lives and eats her message: you don't have to deprive yourself to be fit and healthy.


Annette SymsAnnette Syms is Australia’s most successful self-published cookbook author,  with 2.5 million cookbooks and thousands of her other products sold. She knows from her own personal experience what works and has helped thousands of people to do what she did – lose weight and get healthy.



Robby GinepriRob Ginepri is a multi-sport athlete who didn't devote himself to tennis until he was 12 years old. First player to compete at Wimbledon with a sleeveless shirt on June 23, 2003. Enjoys fishing and fan of NFL's Atlanta Falcons. Coached by former ATP Tour player Francisco Montana (since November 2004).



Mercury MorrisMercury Morris, Former Miami Dolphin Great






Brian WamsinkBrian Wansink (Ph.D. Stanford 1990) holds the John S. Dyson Endowed Chair in the Applied Economics and Management Department at Cornell University, where he is Director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab. Previously, he was a professor at Dartmouth College, the Vrije Universiteit (The Netherlands), the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, INSEAD (France).

Barbara J. RollsBarbara J. Rolls is Professor of Nutritional Sciences and the Helen A. Guthrie Chair in Nutrition at The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Rolls also holds positions at Penn State as Professor in Biobehavioral Health, Professor of Neural and Behavioral Sciences in the College of Medicine, and is a faculty member in the Intercollege Graduate Program in Physiology.


Dr. David KesslerDavid A. Kessler, MD, served as commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration under presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. He is a pediatrician and has been the dean of the medical schools at Yale and the University of California, San Francisco. A graduate of Amherst College, the University of Chicago Law School, and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Kessler is the father of two and lives with his wife in California.


Jennifer Nicole LeeJennifer Nicole Lee, jennifernicolelee
Jennifer Nicole Lee is an Author, Fitness Expert, Lifestyle Consultant, Fitness Model™ and most importantly a devoted wife and mother. Her motivational weight loss success story has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The CBS Early Morning Show, Fox & Friends, and The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, thus inspiring millions. Jennifer Nicole Lee’s mission is “to help increase the quality of everyone’s life.”


Judith BeckJudith S. Beck, Ph.D., is the Director of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research in suburban Philadelphia and Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in 1983.



Dawn Jackson BlatnerDawn Jackson Blatner RD, LDN, is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian. Dawn passionately believes in using the power of food to prevent and manage illness and maintain optimal health. Dawn teaches "Flexitarian Nutrition”, an eating style she developed, which is based on personal preferences and individual lifestyles.


Rory FreedmanRory Freedman, is a self-taught know-it-all and co-author of SkinnyBitch, a no-nonsense, tough-love guide for savvy girls who want to stop eating crap and start looking fabulous! There is a common misconception that Skinny Bitch is all about deprivation. Nothing could be further from the truth. Skinny Bitch is the lifestyle we live, and rest assured, we would never maintain it if we felt deprived.


Missy Chase LapineMissy Chase Lapine is the brainchild behind The Sneaky Chef. Her New York Times bestseller, The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals (Running Press, April 2007) inspired a whole new brand in the healthy eating/lifestyles category.



Suzanne NottinghamSuzanne Nottingham, Nordic Walk Now founder, is a fitness industry pioneer, well known for original award winning program development, with specific leadership expertise for outdoor sports and fitness. Her extensive marketing and exceptional educational leadership spans 25 years, hundreds of articles, television appearances, books and conferences.


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