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Denise Austin
Known as "America's favorite fitness expert,” Denise Austin has sold more than 24 million exercise videos and authored more than 12 books on health and fitness. As a worldwide fitness phenomenon, she has created a loyal audience with her two major television shows: Getting Fit, which ran for 10 years on ESPN and continued under the new name Denise Austin's Daily Workout, and Fit & Lite, both on Lifetime. Denise served two terms on the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. She has testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, helped launch the new food guidance system of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and was recently honored by Woman's Day magazine and the American Heart Association with the Red Dress Award for her contributions to heart health. Married for more than 25 years to Jeff Austin, they have two teenage daughters, Kelly and Katie.




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Blog Entries by Denise Austin

Master the 7 Diet 'Dos'

(6) Comments | Posted December 28, 2012 | 7:00 PM

I can't wait for you to be the fit and fabulous person you want to be -- and you will be. Now that you're creating a healthier you, follow these tips to avoid common diet pitfalls:

1. Eat until you're satisfied. Believe it or not, if you want to lose...

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Exercise Anywhere, Anytime

(31) Comments | Posted December 26, 2012 | 7:48 AM

Muscles don't know if you're in a fancy gym or in your kitchen. These tips are designed for busy lives -- a minute here and a minute there add up. These are great ways to sneak in certain exercises throughout the day. Keeping your muscles toned works miracles for your...

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Keep Moving!

(1) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 7:13 AM

I know it is hard to stay committed to any behavior change like exercising daily. I also know how much better you'll feel if you exercise, stay fit, and eat right. Not only will you feel more alert and have more energy, but you'll be healthier too -- and that's...

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How To Burn Calories: 8 Easy Tricks To Try Right Now

(2) Comments | Posted February 8, 2012 | 12:15 PM

By Denise Austin

Trying to shed pounds? A few changes to your routine can help boost your metabolism and optimize your daily caloric burn, moving you that much closer to weight loss success!

I always caution people that there are no quick fixes to weight loss, and...

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