Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith is a certified wellcoach, personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and author of Thin in 10 Sunrise River Press, 2012). Having started her own fitness journey more than 40 pounds ago, Jessica knows how challenging it can be to lose weight (and keep it off). Recently named one of Sharecare's Top 10 Online Influencers, she loves finding and sharing the latest info on weight loss, fitness, and healthy lifestyle habits.

The star of several best-selling exercise DVDs, Jessica has over 13 years of experience in the industry, and holds a BA in Communications from Fordham University, and certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America the International Sports and Conditioning AssociationPowerhouse Pilates (in both mat & reformer method), Martial Fusion and Johnny G’s SPINNING™ Program. For more information, please visit her online

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