Author Archives: Chris Mann

Supplements With Science

The chief scientific and medical advisor for Direct Digital, LLC, is also a nationally recognized nutrition expert. Here, he tells how the right nutraceuticals can play a powerful role on your path to total-body wellness. He’s been called a nutrition trailblazer for his breakthrough books on optimal eating and weight control, his respected work as… read more

Denise Austin: Forever Fit

This fitness icon has been on the move, physically and professionally, for more than 30 years. Here, she dishes on her latest projects, plus the secrets behind her famous physique. It’s been nearly three decades since Denise Austin burst onto the VHS scene sporting yellow sneakers and a midriff-exposing, cut-out purple leotard. But the high-octane… read more

Evelyn Lozada: Rock-Hard Resolve

The reality star-turned-advocate opens up about beauty, fitness and motherhood, plus the personal obstacles that led to powerful life changes. That Evelyn Lozada looks closer in age to her 21-year-old daughter than her own 38 years is impressive enough. That the curvaceously lean “Basketball Wives” star lit up the Internet with her Fourth-of-July bikini body… read more

Rainbeau Mars: Balanced Beauty

The sought-after health and fitness guru shares the secrets to finding your inner and outer shine. Rainbeau Mars wants to expand the way you think about cleanses. For this Hollywood-based yogi and author of “The 21-Day SuperStar Cleanse,” it’s goodbye “restriction” and hello “restoration.” “It’s really a rejuvenation program that encourages a lifestyle of thriving,”… read more

Bob Harper: Flavor Rules

Celeb trainer and “Biggest Loser” star talks about his rules for lasting weight loss and the foodie-approved recipes that can help you lean down, tone up and feel amazing. Bob Harper’s waistline-shrinking skinny rules aren’t made to be broken—but that doesn’t mean they aren’t open to culinary inspiration. “The Biggest Loser” trainer and best-selling author… read more

Lisa Lillien: Recipe for Success

  The force behind the wildly popular “Hungry Girl” brand—encompassing TV shows, cookbooks, a website and more—shares the inside scoop on her new book, and the lifestyle approach that’s won over millions. As a 9-year-old girl, Lisa Lillien was already all-too-savvy about swapping lunch-box favorites for lighter fare. “I remember being a chubby kid and… read more

Great Health Is Their Business

This husband-and-wife team—who opened their first GNC store in 1991—found success by marrying their desire to work for themselves with a passion for wellness. Family economics and community need drove cost-conscious Annette and Leonard Fassler to open their first GNC franchise store in Florida in 1991. “Already we knew we had a [national] health-care crisis… read more

Making Protein Even More High-Powered

The chief science officer and senior vice president of research and development for Dymatize Nutrition has designed a series of powerful, protein-based products to amplify your results—long after you’ve left the gym. From the university classroom, research lab and gym, to health-food-product shelves nationwide, Robert Wildman knows nutrition. As a registered and licensed dietician with… read more

Aviva Drescher: Forging Her Own Reality

Photo by Michael Lavine/bravo An accident at the age of 6 left the beautiful blond—and “Real Housewives” costar—with an unexpected obstacle. But that wasn’t about to hold her back from living the life she imagined. Whether you have prosthetics or preconceptions about living with them, Aviva Drescher is ready to show you a new reality.… read more

Wake Up To Wellness

Marianne Williamson’s new book offers 365 ways to reenergize your mind, body and spirit. Oprah Winfrey has called her “the best prayer writer, sayer, giver that I have ever known.” And her weekly lectures, meditative CDs and best-selling books—starting with 1992’s A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principals of “A Course in Miracles”—have given millions… read more