Inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame in March of 2007, Linda Shelton is one of the country’s leading exercise experts. She is an internationally recognized fitness and wellness consultant, certified trainer, speaker & health writer.
For 23 years, Linda was Fitness Director for Weider/AMI women’s fitness publications, including SHAPE Magazine, Natural Health and Fit Pregnancy. She’s also the former Fitness Director at VIVmag, a digital women’s lifestyle and fitness magazine, breaking ground in technology-driven, online-only, magazine content.
Linda has produced, directed and/or choreographed over 1000 fitness DVDs, co-produced four award-winning television fitness shows and authored eight books, including Shape Magazine’s Ultimate Body Book (2006).
She co-wrote Slim For Life (2013) with The Biggest Loser’s Jillian Michaels. She joined Empowered Media in 2012 as a fitness consultant and program developer for Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED, working with Jillian and her company to launch a global instructor certificate program as well as re-branding with new programming for Curves.
Linda has pioneered many onsite corporate employee wellness programs. She continues to consult, develop, and implement innovative wellness programming and train fitness and wellness practitioners in her methods.
In constant demand as a “visionary” exercise programmer, Linda co-created Zumba Toning with Beto Perez, JUKARI Fit to Flex for Reebok & Cirque du Soleil and co-developed the PILOXING certificate program.
She’s President of her three companies: Professional Fitness Services, a consulting and program development firm; LIFESTYLEscapes, a consumer fitness and resource wellness business; and SOULjourn, a multimedia production company.
Linda is Content & Education Director, Producer/Director for WELLBEATS™, technology-driven fitness, and wellness programming. She is Sr. Advisor for Exercise Sciences & Director of Content Creation for ProActive Health Solutions.
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