This week we have the pleasure of hearing from Tony Horton. In his own words:
“Meet Tony Horton, the master behind the best selling fitness program in America P90X®. Tony helps people get fit all over the world by keeping them motivated in health, physique, and lifestyle. Over the last 20 years Tony has acquired, perfected, and shared his fitness expertise with countless individuals across America. From professional athletes, sports teams, television and major movie stars, recording artists to the average American, Tony has helped people turn their lives around with the perfect mix of encouragement, humor, discipline and fun.
His expertise includes post-rehabilitation training, advanced stretching, yoga, weight/resistance training, cardiovascular/aerobic training, boxing and kickboxing, plus circuit, cross and interval training. Aside from his powerful programs with Beachbody and operating ASH Fitness, a state-of-the-art training facility in Santa Monica, California, Tony hosts a minimum of three fitness camps per year where he personally helps scores of people meet their goals.
His first book “Bring It,” with Rodale books debuted January 2010, and his second eBook “Crush It,” debuted in May 2012. Tony completed a fourth tour with Armed Forces Entertainment – the Tony Horton “Ripped and Ready” Tour, where he traveled overseas to Japan, Italy, Bosnia, Kosovo and Germany. Here he reached our soldiers, airmen, sailors and their families motivating them with a fitness regime geared especially for them. Tony loved helping teach and lecture on how working out is the practical tool that helps them prepare for the rigors of their job. Tony also regularly goes to Washington, D.C., where he is the race marshal for the National Press Club’s 5K yearly Race. He also whips about 140 members of Congress into shape on Capitol Hill at the Results Gym. He did his first workout at the Pentagon this June. He has also warmed up the crowd for our First Lady, Michelle Obama and her “Let’s Move Campaign.”
Tony has been featured in numerous national publications like Men’s Fitness, Fitness, SELF, Women’s Health, People, LA HEALTH, ESPN, Washington Post, Washington Examiner, Politico, LA Times, Roll Call, Military Times and has made multiple appearances on National Television, including CNN, ABC, A&E, NBC, CBS, FOX and TV Guide Network. His training techniques have produced amazing results for TV celebrities such as Without a Trace’s Poppy Montgomery and Roselyn Sanchez,Brothers and Sisters star Rob Lowe, James Bond star Sean Connery and legendary film star Shirley MacLaine. Music celebrities such as Bruce Springsteen, Usher, Tom Petty, Billy Idol, Annie Lennox and Sheryl Crow credit Tony for their mean touring machines. Former New York Giant Carl Banks. Finally, current Philadelphia Eagle David Akers, credits the P90X® Extreme Home Fitness program with helping him set the NFL record for most consecutive post-season field goals in 2011.
With a whopping $500+ million in sales of an extremely impressive library of fitness programs like the highly acclaimed P90X®, Power 90®, One on One with Tony Horton, Ten Minute Trainer, Power Half Hour™, Tony & the Kids! (for ages 5 to 12), Tony & the Folks! (for senior citizens), and Great Body Guaranteed!™, this East Coast (Rhode Island, CT) native incorporates his personal training experience and engaging personality to get people of all ages moving and digging deep to get their best results.”
The Slim Is Simple.org Non-Profit Nutrition Education Effort
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