Cardio-free fitness?

Tips to losing weight:

1. Yes you can eat and exercise to boost your metabolism.
2. The calorie is king, so be sure to count your calories.
3. You bite it, you write it. Keeping a food diary is key.
4. Exercise to lose and change your body's composition.
5. Never perform a minute of useless cardiovascular exercise.
6. Only perform interval strength training.
7. You snooze, you lose. Sleep enhances weight loss.

About Jim Karas:
He's unique in the weight loss and fitness industry because he combines a degree from the Wharton School of Business with over twenty years of unparalleled success as a weight loss and fitness professional. Jim has skillfully blended his business education and passion for helping people look and feel their very best by designing solutions that are meant for our busy and failure-intolerant society. His absolute devotion to bottom-line results-driven thinking and exceptional ability to inspire people to take action make Jim Karas the expert amid a marketplace saturated with confusion and contradiction.

Jim is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Business Plan for the Body and Flip The Switch. His most recent book, The Cardio-Free Diet, was recently published on April 10, 2007. In this latest, groundbreaking New York Times bestselling book, Jim presents a research-based solution that challenges one of the fundamental misconceptions facing Americans today. He makes the case that to lose weight and get in the best shape of your life, regardless of your age, you should only perform interval strength and resistance exercise and never, ever get on a treadmill, elliptical trainer, bike or stair stepper again. As Jim says quite simply, "Cardio is a 1970s solution to a 21st century problem."

Jim is also the Fitness Contributor on ABC's Good Morning America (he has helped co-host Diane Sawyer lose over 35 pounds), is frequently see on The View (helping co-host Whoopi Goldberg shed the pounds), and hosted Couch Potatoes on ABC News Now. Jim has served as a Contributing Editor for Good Housekeeping magazine and has written feature articles for countless other national publications, including O, The Oprah Magazine.

At O You!, the theme of Jim's seminar is Stretch Your Life!
Jim Karas, renown weight loss and fitness expert, will share his proven strategy to successfully lose weight and get in the best shape of your life. By embracing his simple steps that offer maximum results, you will feel inspired to take control of not your body weight and composition but your energy, creativity and productivity as well.


O You! Seminar is happening this Saturday, 10/25 at Moscone Center

Tickets are sold out however you can watch the seminars FREE online at:

About O You!:
O You! brings the magazine's "Live Your Best Life" mission to life.This is the 3rd annual O You! event. Past events have taken place in Boston and Miami. This year's event will take place on Saturday, October 25th in San Francisco at Moscone West in San Francisco.O You! is an interactive day of seminars with O contributors and Oprah's hand-picked experts. For those who cannot attend, all the seminars will be posted online at .

Experts include: New York Times best-selling author and O's resident life coach Martha Beck; Emmy Award-winning television host, one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People and O columnist Suze Orman; interior design expert Nate Berkus; fashion expert and co-host of TLC's "What Not to Wear" Stacy London; organizational management expert Peter Walsh; author and speaker on spiritual and personal issues Marianne Williamson; nationally-recognized fitness and weight loss expert Jim Karas and Art Smith, chef restaurateur and best-selling cookbook author. O, The Oprah Magazine Editor at Large Gayle King will also conduct on-site interviews for her radio show on Oprah & Friends, XM 156. In addition to the seminars, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in activities designed to enrich their lives including, beauty makeovers, fitness demos, financial advice, technology tips, sampling and more.

10:00 AM Jim Karas will answer your fitness and weight-loss questions
10:30 AM Nate Berkus will inspire you to love where you live
11:00 AM Marianne Williamson will answer your spiritual connection questions
11:30 AM Stacy London will help you find the style you need
12:00 PM Art Smith will give you quick and easy recipes to bring your family together
12:30 PM Peter Walsh will help you organize the clutter
1:00 PM Martha Beck will give you a few rules to live by
1:30 PM Suze Orman will answer your questions about how to start saving for you

9:30am Welcome to O You!; Gayle King
10:00am Unlocking the Power Within; Dr. Helene Gayle
11:00am Listening is an Act of Love; Dave Isay
11:45am Total Skin Care; Dr. Lydia Evans
12:45pm Music by Martin Luther McCoy
1:00pm O You! Fashion Show, brought to you by Kohl's
2:30pm What's Inside Counts: Making Tech work for you; Deborah Conrad
3:15pm Music by Martin Luther McCoy
4:45pm Angel Network Donation to CARE
Closing Remarks; Gayle King
5:00pm Music by Martin Luther McCoy

Log on to on October 25 for a live webcast where contributors answer questions for 15 minutes.

>> Learn more about the 2008 O You! event
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