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Effects of Obesity: Exercise Challenges
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Ever wonder what its like to work out like a celebrity? Find out, as Deborah welcomes FitTVs Gina Lombardi, one of the most sought after fitness experts in the entertainment business, and Gregg Miele, The owner and operator of New York Strength & Conditioning Industries; a celebrity trainer who also takes on the regular folks.
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FitTVs Gina Lombardi
Gina tells us about how she got into celebrity training, some of the early challenges she faced dealing with the stars, and how she was finally able to get results. She also talks about how she handles things differently when training with someone who is obese, and shares some startling scientific evidence about how obesity affects your physiology, and your ability to build muscle.
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The 24-Hour Trainer
New York Strength & Conditioning Industries Gregg Miele talks about what led him into the world of personal training, and his unique Jerry Maguire approach to training, called the 24-Hour trainer. He also talks about the biggest obstacles his clients put up, how he gets past those, and his unique talk on nutrition.
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Debs Mailbag
An a emotional eater wonders how she will be able to juggle work, exercise, and making the right food choices, while a husband cant seem to find the right words to help his wife stay motivated to lose weight. Deb has some advice to help show them the way.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Gina Lombardi
Gina is host of FIT NATION on the Discovery Channel’s FitTV, their only investigative reporting show. Gina has a regular column in Health Magazine called “Inside Track,” where she tests and reviews health & fitness products. MSNBC .COM features her celebrity fitness tips on their Fit List. She is a spokesperson for Nasonex, The Yogurt Smoothie and FUZE Beverages as well as fitness expert for Weight Watchers Start Getting Healthy DVD series. Born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania Gina relocated to Southern California after college. Here she began working with celebrities at a large Public Relations firm in Beverly Hills. While working with high profile actors, she identified their need for specialized services like personal training. Having a strong science background, experience as a trainer & a high affinity for exercise & fitness, Gina pursued her certifications in fitness training and began her own business. Since that time she has had the privilege to work with famous Actors, Musicians & television executives such as Andy Garcia, Catherine Bell, Kevin James, Isaac Hayes, Leah Remini, Val Kilmer, Kirstie Alley, Sally Pressman, Clementine Ford, Robert Towne, Kevin James, Beck, Chick Corea, Les Moonves, Beth Sullivan, and many, many more.

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Gregg Miele
Gregg is the owner and operator of New York Strength & Conditioning Industries, The Selfdiscipline Band And the soon to be Industrious Apparel. He has completed many of the nation’s top certifications to date, and has personally mentored under today\'s leading educators in the field of Fitness and Wellness. He has had the pleasure of working with a diverse group of clients from all walks of life. This exceptional group includes some of the Worlds ‘Top Fashion Models’ and multiple ‘Grammy Award Winning Artists’. He has also successfully executed complete training programs for entertainers on 4 major U.S. tours And 3 world tours including Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and have trained and dripped sweat in 4 continents and over 100 gyms worldwide.

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