Fitness Guru Richard Simmons has motivated thousands of people to lose weight with his highly energetic approach to exercise. Overweight as a child and frustrated by fad dieting, Simmons has created a number of aerobics DVDs and written cookbooks to help others lose weight and keep it off.
Richard has stated that he has kept off his own 100+ pound weight loss for over 40 years, has been helping others lose weight for over 35 years, and in the course of his fitness career has helped humanity lose over 12,000,000 pounds. Richard uses the web as a method of outreach by running his own membership based website, and has established official pages on Facebook and Twitter. Check out www.richardsimmons.com for more information. For Facebook check www.facebook.com/TheWeightSaint, and for Twitter check www.twitter.com/TheWeightSaint.
Richard has his own exercise studio, called Slimmons, which operates in Beverly Hills, where he teaches motivational classes and aerobics throughout the week. Check out information about Slimmons and class times at www.richardsimmons.com/site/slimmons-studio. It has been said that exercising at Slimmons is like experiencing a piece of heaven. Everyone has a good time while they exercise and get in shape, and Richard makes it so much fun!
Knowing that exercise and weight loss regimes must go hand in hand, Richard has created a series of products that integrate the two components. The FoodMover helps people keep track of calories and portions. His numerous fitness videos and DVDs, which have sold over 20 million copies, pair lively music, with rocking routines and Richard's humor and encouragement. Richard even has a workout designed for people who cannot stand. For information on purchasing his fitness videos and DVDs, check out www.richardsimmons.com.
Project HOPE is Richard's newest and very effective weight loss exercise system featuring 9 all new workouts designed to transform your body in just 90 days. You can sculpt, strengthen and blast calories with Richard's Triple Training method and his revolutionary new electronic FoodMover. Project HOPE can help you burn up to 3X more fat than with traditional cardio alone. Plus, you'll have fun while you do it! This information is also available at www.richardsimmons.com.
Richard still personally answers emails and letters, and makes hundreds of phone calls each week to those who seek his help. While many of his legions of fans are overweight, he resonates with everyone, including anyone who has just a few pounds to lose and wants to be fit.
Richard's success as a fitness expert and advocate led to abundant local and national television and radio appearances which still continue today. Richard has been on "General Hospital", and his own nationally syndicated series, "The Richard Simmons Show" ran for four years and received several Emmy awards.
Richard Simmons is also the author of several books, including the New York Times Best Seller, "Never Say Diet", and his own autobiography, "Still Hungry After All These Years", in 1998. He is also the author of three best selling cookbooks. So, if you are looking for a healthy and fun way to lose weight and keep it off, check out richardsimmons.com for more information.