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General Information

Name:  Jim Karas  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Other

Born: 1962 in Chicago, Illinois


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.

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