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Tony Horton
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 18 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 he is in discussions to star in his own reality show.

Tony completed a second tour with Armed Forces Entertainment the Tony Horton “Ripped and Ready” Tour, where he traveled overseas to reach 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 went to Washington, D.C., where he was the race marshal for the National Press Club’s 5K Race. He travels to D.C. regularly to whip about 140 members of Congress into shape on Capitol Hill at the Results Gym.

Aaron Schock (cover of Men’s Health), Paul Ryan, Heath Shuler and Kevin McCarthy are just a few of the members who use P90X.

Tony has been featured in numerous national publications like Men's Fitness, Fitness, SELF, Women’s Health, People, LA HEALTH, ESPN, NY Times, Washington Post, Washington Examiner, Politico, LA Times, Military Times and has made multiple appearances on National Television, including the Today Show, GMA, CNN, A&E, NBC, CBS, FOX and TV Guide Network.

His training techniques have produced amazing results for TV celebrities such as; “Twilight’s” Taylor Lautner, “The Old Spice Guy” Isaiah Mustafa, “Extra’s” Mario Lopez, “ESPN’s” Erin Andrews, “Without a Trace’s” Poppy Montgomery and Roselyn Sanchez, “Brothers and Sisters” star Rob Lowe, Sean Connery, Shirley MacLaine, and the list goes on. Music celebrities such as Bruce Springsteen, Usher, Tom Petty, Billy Idol, Annie Lennox, Sheryl Crow and Pink credit Tony for their on-stage energy. Athletes like David Akers, Carl Banks, Michael Strayham, Ray Allen, Stuart Scott, Rick Fox, and Mike Tyson all use P90X. 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 this year.

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.

For more, visit his website.

Blog Entries by Tony Horton

Feel-Good Fitness

2 Comments | Posted February 6, 2012 | 02/06/12 02:50 PM ET

Why do you guys work out? Is it to look like a linebacker and score the ladies? And ladies, how about you? Maybe what you're looking for is a quick and easy fix to drop a few pounds so you can squeeze into that little black dress and turn some...

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Pleasure From Pleasure vs. Pleasure From Pain

1 Comments | Posted January 11, 2012 | 01/11/12 05:49 PM ET

I'm working on a play about how we got into this mess in the first place. I'd like to run it by you.

Act One: Poor diets and lack of physical activity.

Act Two: Depression, stagnation and lethargy.

Act Three: Finger pointing and/or the constant pursuit of...

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Miserable While Eating

Posted December 9, 2011 | 12/09/11 08:00 PM ET

Maybe the reason why you can't change to a healthy diet is because food has become this profound visceral experience every time you sit down to a meal. Flavor and texture are the king and queen in your mouth, palate, taste buds and especially your brain. You can't go from...

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I'm Having Too Much Fun -- And So Should You!

Posted November 23, 2011 | 11/23/11 01:07 PM ET

I'm having too much fun out here. And so should YOU! Life's too short; we all should enjoy it to the utmost. So how can we begin living healthier, more fulfilling lives?

First things first. Take a look at the company you keep. Like it or not, the people in...

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Quick-and-Dirty Tips for Clean Eating

Posted November 3, 2011 | 11/03/11 07:10 PM ET

Let's start with the real-deal truth. There's no better grocery than Mother Nature's Market -- this planet. Whole, natural foods are simply unbeatable staples in any healthy diet. If it doesn't come from the good earth or from a tree, then it's not worth dropping in your shopping cart. In...

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Let Fitness Change Your Life

Posted September 29, 2011 | 09/29/11 08:39 PM ET

For many of us, it's befuddling to figure out how to improve our lives. Here's my shot at it.

When you decide to eat right and exercise regularly, the person you become has it much easier. Life isn't as complicated, and more opportunities come your way. This simple philosophy...

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The American 'Food Fight'

Posted August 26, 2011 | 08/26/11 12:05 PM ET

I recently posted a news story about Novak Djokovic, the Serbian professional tennis player who started winning shortly after he switched to a raw, dairy free, gluten free, vegan diet. No surprise that readers from all ends of the dietary spectrum rose up to defend their own ways of eating...

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The Drinks That Can Ruin Your Workout: Alcohol and Caffeine

Posted August 11, 2011 | 08/11/11 09:08 AM ET

Let me start out by saying that I have many detractors regarding this topic. Coffee and wine drinkers hate this argument and fight tooth and nail to protect their use. Here's how I feel about both.

First off, caffeine and alcohol are both considered (by many experts) slow poisons that...

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