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Denise Austin        

Fitness Expert, Author & Video Hall of Famer

Denise Austin promotes a sensible, realistic, and enthusiastic approach to fitness and eating: She works out only 30 minutes a day and never skips a meal! Her health and fitness philosophies have won her countless fans throughout the United States, who send her over 10,000 letters and e-mails a week. She has been named "America's favorite fitness expert" and credits her energy to tackle challenges and achieve her success to the gratification of knowing she makes a difference in people's lives and inspires them to feel better.

Austin began her fitness career teaching aerobic exercise classes in the Los Angeles area, earning her own local television program. Since then, in her 25 years of working to promote health and fitness, she has sold nearly 20 million exercise videos and DVDs landing her in the Video Hall of Fame. She subsequently released Eat Carbs, Lose Weight : Drop All the Pounds You Want without Giving Up the Foods You Love , and she has launched Denise Austin's Fit Kids, especially for kids and their families.

Austin has authored eight books on fitness. Her most recent one, Sculpt Your Body with Balls and Bands, has a new system to help firm up and shed unwanted pounds in 12 minutes a day. Her column, "Body Work by Denise Austin," appears monthly in Prevention magazine and highlights target exercises that zero in on problem areas of the body. In addition to books and videos, she is entering her 20th season on television. You can watch this exercise maven on her own shows, Denise Austin's Daily Workout and Fit and Lite Daily Workout on Lifetime TV. The show's 18-year history makes Denise Austin's Daily Workout the longest running fitness show on television. Her second show on Lifetime, Fit and Lite focuses on yoga and Pilates and gets the body warmed up before the high-energyDaily Workout follows it every morning and have been chosen the nation's most popular television shows in health and fitness.

In 2002, President Bush appointed Austin to the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (PCPFS), an organization that strives to promote, encourage, and motivate Americans of all ages to become physically active and participate in sports. She is especially excited about the PCPFS's special emphasis on programs to help the nation's youth lay the foundation for active and fit lives. To date, she has visited schools in 10 different states, and her goal is to visit and work with the youth of every state in America.

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America's Favorite Fitness Expert

The Story of a Fitness Empire

Total Fitness Motivation


Ready, Set, Go! Fitness Guru Denise Austin Joins AARP as New Wellness Ambassador
AARP today named Denise Austin, a pioneer in the fitness industry, as the new AARP Wellness Ambassador. At almost 60 years of age, Denise is focused on the message that you are never too old to get fit, regardless of your level of skill. As an AARP Wellness Ambassador, Denise will bring a unique approach that blends exercise, nutrition and a positive attitude to help people feel their best.
An Insight Into Denise Austin’s Yoga Body Burn
If flat abs have always seemed like a distant dream, and massive thighs have been your long-standing partners, we have got a solution right here. The Yoga Body Burn series by Denise Austin promises total body toning, flat abs, and lean legs.
Fitness expert, Denise Austin discusses staying healthy
Denise Austin is a pioneer in the fitness industry that has sold more than 24 million exercise videos, written 12 books and inspired generations.
Fitness Icon Denise Austin Introduces New 10-Week Health And Fitness Plan
With the holidays fast approaching, fitness icon Denise Austin is introducing an all-new, 10-week health and fitness plan that will give people the tools they need to achieve their goals. Denise Austin's 10 Week, 360 Degree Plan will combine everything Austin knows about exercise, nutrition and motivation in one place for the first time ever through all-new video content.
Fitness Guru Denise Austin, 59, Slays It In A Lace Mini Dress At ...
Everyone knows Denise Austin as the exercise queen of the 1990s. Well, she never stopped working out and still looks amazing at 59. Austin attended the ESPY ...

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