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Meet Our 'Transform Your Workout' Fitness Experts!

Posted by on Oct. 20, 2011 at 11:45 AM
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Meet the fitness experts joining us throughout November to help YOU Transform Your Workout!

Alison Sweeney

Alison Sweeney is one busy mom! She's the host of NBC's hit reality series 'The Biggest Loser' and she stars as Sami Brady on the long-running soap opera 'Days of Our Lives'. She is also the author of 'The Mommy Diet'.

Amanda Beard

Amanda Beard is a mom and an American swimming champion who has won 7 Olympic medals in the sport. She is also a model, business woman, and blogger.

Dara Torres


Dara Torres is a mom who also happens to have won 12 medals as a 5-time Olympic swimmer. She hopes to participate in her 6th Olympic games in 2012. She is also a model, TV personality, and motivational speaker.

Jackie Warner

Jackie Warner is author of the bestselling book "This is Why You’re Fat (and How to Get Thin Forever)" and star of the reality television series "Work Out" and "Thintervention." She stars in several personal training DVDs and was co-founder of SkyLab, a luxury fitness vacation and retreat.

Kimberly Garrison

Kimberly Garrison has over 20 years expertise in the fitness, health and wellness industry and is the owner of One on One Ultimate Fitness, LLC and the Fitness and Wellness Director for Facts Fitness. She is a Certified Personal Trainer, a health and wellness columnist, and a spokesmodel for national brands.

Lindsay Brin

Lindsay Brin is a mom of three and founder of Moms Into Fitness, which offers meal plans, progress trackers, workout DVDs and more catered to moms and pregnant women.

Sue Fleming

Sue Fleming is the creator of the Buff Fitness® workout regimen. The program’s popularity led to a critically acclaimed reality TV series – Buff Brides – on Discovery Health Channel, still in reruns on Fit TV. Sue’s Buff line of workout DVDs are based on her Random House/Villard book series, which includes Buff Brides, Buff Moms, Buff Moms-to-Be, and Fashionably Buff.

Carla Birnberg

Carla Birnberg is an award winning writer, community builder, personal trainer, and bodybuilding competitor. She blogs about fitness at the popular You can vote for Carla/Miz Fit in Shape magazine's Best Fitness Bloggers competition here.

Kara Thom and Laurie Kocanda

Kara Thom and Laurie Kocanda are both moms, endurance athletes (same thing, right?!), and authors. Together they wrote 'Hot Sweaty Mamas'.

Kristen Horler

Kristen Horler is CEO and founder of Baby Boot Camp stroller-based fitness & nutrition programs for moms. She is also a continuing education provider for the American Council on Exercise and author of 'Baby Boot Camp: The New Mom's 9-Minute Fitness Solution'.

Lisa Druxman

Lisa Druxman is the founder of Stroller Strides, a popular fitness program that moms can do with their babies. She is also an expert in pre and postnatal fitness and an award-winning author.

Lisa Johnson

Lisa Johnson is a certified Pilates instructor who has been training clients since 1997 at her studio, Modern Pilates, in Boston. She is also a popular fitness blogger at and is frequently seen hanging out on Twitter @LisaJohnson.

Jackie Keller

Jackie Keller is the Founding Director of NutriFit, LLC, a company that delivers healthy meals and provides nutritional support and wellness coaching. She has 23 years experience in the nutrition field and has shared her expertise with famous clients such as Reese Witherspoon and Penelope Cruz. Jackie is also a certified personal trainer, wellness coach, and nutrition educator.

Jenny Hein

Jenny Hein is an ACE certified Group Fitness Instructor and co-founder of Squeeze It In, which offers exercise suggestions that moms can fit into their busy lives.

Stephanie Mansour

Stephanie Mansour is a private in-home trainer (fitness, yoga & pilates) and coach for women, based in Chicago. She is also a body image & confidence coach and the author of the workbook "30 Days To Love Your Body & Your Life." You can find out more about  her and her holistic workout program on

Sarah Bowen Shea and Dimity McDowell

Sarah Bowen Shea and Dimity McDowell are the authors of "Run Like a Mother: How to Get Moving--and Not Lose Your Family, Job, or Sanity," a book of practical advice and inspirational stories designed for busy women who want to get in shape. They also write the blog another mother runner.

Leah Segedie

Leah Segedie lost more than 170 pounds over two pregnancies and inspires women through her websites and She was named "Mom of the Year" by Shape magazine. You can find out more about Leah and her journey on Mamavation or on her popular Twitter feed, @bookieboo.

Sheryl Wilson


Sheryl Wilson, co-founder of Fitmomease and founder of Fitnotic, is a personal trainer specializing in prenatal and postpartum fitness. As a mom of two, Sheryl understands firsthand the challenges to staying fit during pregnancy and getting back in shape after having a child. Her goal is to provide moms everywhere with the support and tools they need to reach their health and fitness goals.

Rachel Elizabeth Murray

Rachel Elizabeth Murray is a celebrity fit­ness per­son­al­ity, nutri­tion expert and coach deter­mined to make a pos­i­tive change in the lives of peo­ple around the world through research and fact based fit­ness and nutri­tion edu­ca­tion, proven results-based work­outs, opti­mal health and physique-improv­ing nutri­tion, and gen­eral but reli­able tips and tricks to change your lifestyle to a fit lifestyle for life. 

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by on Oct. 28, 2011 at 3:35 PM

YAY! Looking good!

by Darby on Oct. 28, 2011 at 3:47 PM

This is awesome!

by on Oct. 28, 2011 at 4:03 PM


by Member on Oct. 28, 2011 at 4:26 PM

Sounds like a great group of experts, thanks!

by on Oct. 28, 2011 at 4:45 PM

this is really great for you ladies to join us and help us!

by on Oct. 28, 2011 at 4:54 PM

Awesome! Welcome!

by on Oct. 28, 2011 at 9:05 PM

What a great team! :D Good luck to everyone participating! 

by on Oct. 28, 2011 at 10:07 PM
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Holy moly, what an awesome group!
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