Chris Powell

Bio

Chris Powell is the trainer and transformation specialist on ABC's highly rated documentary style series "Extreme Weight Loss." With an unyielding dedication to helping others, Chris travels the country using his innovative techniques, education and expertise to guide extremely overweight individuals as they shed hundreds of pounds over the course of a year. Season 5 premiered to high ratings on May 26, 2015. In addition, his spinoff series entitled “Extreme Weight Loss: Love Can’t Weight,” premiered on June 23rd, where he and his wife, Heidi Powell, help transform real-life couples in the months leading up to their weddings.

Adding best-selling author to his list of accolades, Chris has written two books that have soared to the top of the New York Times Best Seller list. He is currently working on his third book, Extreme Transformation: Lifelong Weight Loss in 21 Days, which will be published by Hachette on December 22, 2015 and is co-authored by Heidi. His first book Choose to Lose, was released by Hyperion in December 2011 and provides motivation, nutrition, exercise, tips, and tricks to help anyone lose those last twenty pounds. His second book, Choose More Lose More, For Life, hit stands last May and offers readers four different carb cycles, and twenty workouts called Nine-Minute Missions that pack maximum results into minimum time.

Chris holds a degree in Exercise Science, with concentrations in biomechanics and physiology and the training accreditation: The Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He has written numerous articles for publication, and is a regular contributor to “Good Morning America” and "The Doctor Oz Show." Additionally, Chris frequently appears as a fitness expert for nationally syndicated shows including "The View," "Live with Kelly and Michael," and "20/20."

Specialties:

  • Fitness

Location:

  • Phoenix, AZ

Activity

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    How Does Coconut Oil Work to Improve Health?

    A simple pre-meal concoction of coconut oil and water can help you feel fuller so you'll eat less, says fitness and weight loss expert Chris Powell. To find out how to make it and why it works, watch this video.
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    Does It Matter When I Eat Fiber?

    Whenever you eat fiber you'll benefit, but if you schedule doing so for one particular time of day it can help curb cravings, says fitness and weight loss expert Chris Powell. Find out when to get your fiber fix by watching this video.
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    How Should I Choose Healthy Carbohydrates for My Diet?

    The healthiest carbohydrates are the least processed ones, says fitness and weight loss expert Chris Powell. To learn more about how eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains can help you lose weight, watch this video.
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    What Can I Do to Stop Mindless Eating?

    Every find yourself standing at the kitchen counter with an open bag of potato chips, wondering 'How did I get here?" In this video, fitness expert Chris Powell shares an easy trick for putting the brakes on mindless eating.
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    Can a Poor Diet Slow Down My Metabolism?

    If you're gaining weight, you may wonder if your metabolism has slowed. In this video, fitness expert Chris Powell tells Dr. Oz what's really causing your expanding waistline.
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    Are Genes to Blame for My Low Metabolism?

    Many people think they can't lose weight because they've inherited a low metabolism, but is this really true? In this video, fitness expert Chris Powell gives Dr. Oz the real scoop.
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    How Does Eating Protein Help Reduce My Appetite?

    Eating protein at a certain time during your meal can help you eat less and lose weight faster, says fitness and weight loss expert Chris Powell. To learn when you should be eating your protein for maximum benefit, watch this video.
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    How Does Thyroid Hormone Affect Metabolism?

    Think of your thyroid as the thermostat for your metabolism, says fitness and weight loss expert Chris Powell. To find out what you should be eating to keep that thermostat working properly, watch this video.
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    How Does My Metabolism Influence Weight Loss?

    Your metabolism determines how many calories you burn, whether you're exercising or sitting on the sofa. In this video, fitness and weight loss expert Chris Powell explains how changing your metabolism can help you peel off the pounds.
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    How Can I Speed Up My Metabolism?

    Making sure your metabolism is firing on all cylinders is key to weight loss success, says fitness and weight loss expert Chris Powell. To learn about three quick and easy things you can do to speed up your metabolism, watch this video.
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    Is It Wrong to Cut Carbs?

    Carbohydrates can be addicting and make you gain weight but did you know that cutting carbs altogether can have the same effect? Dr. Oz demonstrates how no-carb diets depress your metabolism and cause you to gain weight.
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    What’s the Secret to Keeping a New Year’s Resolution?

    To keep a New Year's resolution, it's best to keep it simple and ensure your goals are realistic, so that you can actually keep your promise. Watch celebrity fitness trainer Chris Powell explain how keeping resolutions small is the key to success.
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    What Is Carb-Cycling?

    Carb-cycling is a nutrition method that consists of alternating between high-carb and low-carb days, which helps keep the body's metabolism working optimally. Watch as celebrity fitness trainer Chris Powell explains carb-cycling and why it works.
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    How Can Exercise Help Me Avoid Hitting a Weight-Loss Plateau?

    The foundation of weight loss is based on nutrition, but exercise is the next key step that helps you reach your goals. In this video, celebrity fitness trainer Chris Powell explains how you can use exercise to break through a weight loss plateau.
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    How Can I Plan Meals for Losing Weight?

    Lose 20 pounds in 13 weeks with Chris Powell's miracle meal plan! The secret is creating your meals using his weight-loss trifecta: protein, fiber and metabolism-boosters. Plus, get his 3 tricks to lose weight faster!