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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jim Karas  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Other

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1962 in Chicago, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.jimkaras.com/
-- Jim Karas on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=jim+karas

E-Mail: -- info@jimkaras.com


Illinois Connection

Jim is a Chicago based Life Style Expert. He lives in the city of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jim Karas is a lifestyle and weight-loss expert who combines a degree from the Wharton School of Business with over twenty-six years of unparalleled success in helping people look and feel their very best. Jim is the owner of Jim Karas Personal Training, Inc., in Chicago and New York and is the author of five New York Times bestselling books, including the number one bestseller The Business Plan for the Body. Jim has been the fitness contributor on ABC’s Good Morning America and is frequently seen on The View and The Dr. Oz Show. He has been a contributing editor for Good Housekeeping magazine, has written feature articles for countless other national publications, including O, the Oprah Magazine and is a keynote speaker all over the world.


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) http //www.allamericanspeakers.com/speakers/Jim-Karas/5812

Selected Titles At Your Library

Flip the switch :
ISBN: 1400049709. OCLC Number: 50590772

Harmony Books,. .

Blast through the excuses with a series of revealing self-test that help you confront, understand, and ultimately overcome your issues of denial; slim down with a detailed set of eating guidelines, including a seven-day jump-start diet plan with menus and shopping lists; hack through the nonsense and negative mental graffiti that are holding you back, and firm up with three quick and simple exercise routines.

The 7-day energy surge :
ISBN: 9781605294797. OCLC Number: 302189123

Rodale,. .

We all know what it feels like to be on--To wake up feeling refreshed and rested, to bound through the day feeling like you can conquer the world as you bounce between work, family, and friends, and go to bed feeling relaxed and satisfied with your accomplishments. What makes all the difference during those highly productive days? Energy. Here is a simple program to increase your energy immediately, and keep it up throughout the day, every day. Personal trainer Jim Karas has identified the ten components that contribute to your personal balance-of-energy equation, and created the 7-Day Energy Surge to help you put all ten to work for you. He exposes the bad habits that sabotage energy, lays out the principles for increasing your energy and offers simple strategies that are easily customizable for anyone to use anywhere, at any time.--From publisher description.

The business plan for the body /
ISBN: 0755310470. OCLC Number: 59363620

Headline,. .

The cardio-free diet
ISBN: 9781416951186. OCLC Number: 893117034

Gallery Books,. .

Are you constantly pounding away on the treadmill but never losing a pound' Does every step on the StairMaster become more and more painful' Are you tired of endless workouts that only make you want to eat more' Cardiovascular workouts do burn a few calories, but far fewer than you think. And the more cardio you do, the hungrier you feel. Not only does cardio fail to help you lose weight, but it kills -- it kills your time, your energy, your joints, and your motivation. You burn a few measly calories but then eat twice as many afterward. The result' Weight gain -- and lots of it. The Cardio-Free Diet is a revolutionary four-phase program that emphasizes strength training to boost your metabolism; build lean, sexy muscles; and achieve all the same heart-healthy benefits of cardio. With just twenty minutes a day, three days a week, you can look and feel noticeably leaner, stronger, and younger than ever before. Weight loss expert Jim Karas has shaped the bodies of Diane Sawyer, Paula Zahn, Hugh Jackman, and even Oprah's best pal, Gayle King. With easy-to-follow instructions, Jim shows you how to exercise the right way in order to see incredible results. You won't just lose weight -- you'll sculpt a whole new physique. Watch the pounds disappear as you prepare delicious dishes such as apple balsamic chicken, Dijon turkey, feta vegetable omelets, and grilled tomato tuna. You can even enjoy a daily glass of wine! With detailed shopping lists, a variety of daily menus, and helpful tips on how to maintain your diet when eating out or ordering in, you'll never have to worry about what to eat. The Cardio-Free Diet offers maximum results in minimal time -- so break free from the mindless, ineffective cycle of cardio and get the body you've always wanted!

The cardio-free diet /
ISBN: 1416949135. OCLC Number: 80180310

Simon Spotlight Entertainment,. .

Cardiovascular workouts burn far fewer calories than you think. And the more cardio you do, the hungrier you feel. The Cardio-Free Diet is a four-phase program that emphasizes strength training to boost your metabolism; build lean, sexy muscles; and achieve all the same heart-healthy benefits of cardio. With just twenty minutes a day, three days a week, you can look and feel noticeably leaner, stronger, and younger. Provides recipes, detailed shopping lists, a variety of daily menus, and helpful tips on how to maintain your diet when eating out or ordering in.--From publisher description.

The petite advantage diet :
ISBN: 0062025457. OCLC Number: 733223698

HarperOne,. .

The author, a weight loss expert, delivers a lifestyle guide that is already revolutionizing the world of health and fitness in this book designed exclusively for women 5'4" and under. In his previous book The Business Plan for the Body he gives advice designed to help women find their way to fitter, firmer, healthier, and happier lives. Now the lifestyle expert reveals a specially designed program designed for women whom The Belly Fat Cure cannot cure and 21 Pounds in 21 Days takes too much too quickly. This new work aims to help petite women achieve that long, lean look, and eat the right foods to feel full fast, with the specialized diet for women 5'4" and under!

The petite advantage diet :
ISBN: 9780062098573. OCLC Number: 773581525

HarperOne,. .

The author, a weight loss expert, delivers a lifestyle guide that is already revolutionizing the world of health and fitness in this book designed exclusively for women 5'4 and under. In his previous book The Business Plan for the Body he gives advice designed to help women find their way to fitter, firmer, healthier, and happier lives. Now the lifestyle expert reveals a specially designed program designed for women whom The Belly Fat Cure cannot cure and 21 Pounds in 21 Days takes too much too quickly. This new work aims to help petite women achieve that long, lean look, and eat the right foods to feel full fast, with the specialized diet for women 5'4 and under!