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Published:February 16th, 2012 13:56 EST
Forbes Riley Tells Judyth Piazza "I Was Supposed to Be On United Flight 93"

Forbes Riley Tells Judyth Piazza "I Was Supposed to Be On United Flight 93"

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

*Forbes Riley is an award winning international television host renowned for branding healthy lifestyles.

*Inducted into the 2010 National Fitness Hall of Fame (alongside past recipients Arnold Schwarzenegger, Joe Weider and Tony Little), in recognition for her lifelong commitment to bringing quality health and fitness products to market.

* Forbes is widely recognized for motivating television audiences across the world to buy products that improve their health and quality of life. Whether it be the SpinGym, Jack LaLanne Juicer, Montel Williams HealthMaster, or any of the over $2 billion in fitness and wellness products she has sold.

* Accomplished Broadway Dancer with more than 35 years of performing, 22 years as a martial artists (brown belt Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Wing Chun Kung Fu and licensed massage therapist. She holds a Bachelor degrees in Poiitcal Science and Communications with Minors in History and Film Studies. She has also studied nutrition, kinesiology, rolfing, pilates and various modes of personal training.

* Award winning actress, Forbes Riley has appeared on Broadway, in movie and tv. She began working with Bob Fosse and Lee Theodore in the American Dance Machine, worked on a variety of NY soap operas from As the World Turns to Another World. On tv she co-starred on 24, Picket Fences, The Practice, Boy Meets World and more. Lily Tomlin had such faith in Forbes` ability that she agreed to let her star in the one woman show she created, Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, playing all 15 characters, 2 ½ hours a night.

* Author. Forbes Riley is a the author "e.a.t." a journal for what you eat, and for what`s eating you. She is also a contributing author on the anthology Chicken Soup for the Soul: Busy Working Moms, Women in the Media, and BraveHeart Women. She is featured in the upcoming photo/essay book by MaryAnn Halpin, Fearless Women and working on a book with Jack Lalanne`s wife Elaine, called The Fountain of Youth.

Her most innovative workout device to date is the SpinGym. It`s simple, s[e]xy, and revolutionizes on-the-go fitness. Not only is SpinGym guaranteed to tighten and tone your arms, chest, shoulders and back in just 5 minutes per day "it is also one of the first true fitness devices portable enough to toss in your purse or briefcase. Forbes believes fitness should be fun and incorporated into our daily lives, and now with SpinGym we can get a quick effective workout anytime, anywhere. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Mario Lopez, Eva LaRue and teen sensation Vanessa Hudgens, as well as high level executives to secretaries, are using their SpinGym on planes, in offices and on-the-go. Forbes and SpinGym are frequent guests on morning shows such as The Doctors, Fox-Business News and the Today Show.

BIO: Forbes is a familiar personality on television as the series host of The X-Games on ESPN, Essentials (a daily talk show) on TLC, Zig & Zag " Dog Game show on Animal Planet, 5 years as the Original Fitness Host on Fit-TV and the Cable Health Club as well as hosting series ABC Family, Pax-TV and MyNetwork TV. With an eye and heart towards charity, Forbes who has always been active with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Clothes to Kids, Dress for Success, SPCA (hosting several telethons), the Dexter Fund, Revlon Run/Walk for the Cure and many others has now enrolled her business to give back. In late summer SpinGym will launch a Go Pink! SpinGym Empowerment fitness program for breast cancer survivors from a portion of the proceeds of the new Pink SpinGym.

PHILOSOPHY: My philosophy on fitness is that is has to be fun for you to do it and stay with it! So many people will burn out on the gym, rigid diets and expensive personal trainers. The joy of SpinGym is that not only is it compact, affordable and portable, but its truly an effective workout that utilizes physics to achieve results fast.

Bottom line, You may only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.


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