Jen Widerstrom

Jen Widerstrom Shape headshot
Title: Contributor
Education: University of Kansas, B.S. in Sports Administration
Expertise: National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, Dynamax Master Trainer, Crossfit Level 1 Certificate

Jen Widerstrom is a celebrity trainer, best-selling author, and the former Fitness Director and Brain Trust member for Shape magazine. She's regularly featured on TV shows, including Dr. Oz, LIVE with Kelly and Ryan, and The Doctors, and contributes to Shape, Oxygen, The Greatist, Muscle & Fitness, Muscle & Fitness HERS, and Health. Widerstrom is also the founder of community-backed, story-driven content hub FÖRENA Daily and GetUp, the first CBD company of its kind, supporting consumers in financial hardship with Pay What You Can prices. She's also an owner and investor in SuperCOFFEE. Widerstrom holds a bachelor's degree in sports administration from the University of Kansas, is a certified personal trainer by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (specializing in weight loss, fitness nutrition, and behavior change), is a Master Trainer for Dynamax, and holds a Crossfit Level 1 Certificate. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

About Shape

Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.

Latest from Jen Widerstrom