Fitness Icon Kathy Smith Raises Workout Bar For Healthy Living With Re-Launch Of New Website KathySmith.com
Smith Focuses on One Day-At-A-Time Weight Loss Approach to Combat National Obesity Epidemic
Users Will Be Able To Win Ultimate Lifestyle Get-Away To Park City, Utah To Workout With Kathy
PARK CITY, UTAH, April 2, 2012 – World-renowned fitness and lifestyle expert Kathy Smith is urging individuals to Think Progress Not Perfection when it comes to eating right and losing extra pounds with the re-launch of her site KathySmith.com. Debuting this month, the new streamlined site will feature personal texts from Ms. Smith, weekly recipes, and work-out tips from her 30 years of experience.
“With our fast-food lifestyle today, individuals need more help than ever in getting healthy,” said Kathy Smith. “Obesity in America has reached epidemic proportions with heart disease and diabetes becoming a common occurrence. People need a site with real-life information where they can get the right tools and motivation, and integrate healthy living into their daily lives. We just may be able to stop this merry-go-round that claims more and more people everyday.
KathySmith.com will feature a new streamlined look with easy navigation. Each week the site will include blogs that address hot topics in the news, the latest fitness techniques, personal recipes and advice for overcoming healthy living obstacles. Additionally, users can get inspirational messages, workout tips with pictures and video, and access to Smith’s extensive healthy living library of product, which includes audio, DVD, books and fitness equipment. Smith’s plan for the future includes weekly motivational phone calls and text messages to keep individuals on track.
Furthermore, to inspire users to log on and get moving, Ms. Smith is offering The Ultimate Life-Style Get-Away with Kathy Smith. This 10-week contest starting today, sponsored by Natural Factors, a leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements, features an all-inclusive Grand Prize excursion to Park City, Utah. The winner will receive:
- Two nights stay at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel
- Two spa treatments at the Golden Door Spa
- Personal work-outs with Kathy Smith
- Private one-on-one session with renowned Holistic Chef Jason Keiffer
- Dinner on historic Main Street in Park City
- PGX basket of supplements from Natural Factors
- Two free round-trip airline tickets
KathySmith.com will also give-away weekly and monthly prizes, including PGX supplements from Natural Factors. Users can also sign up on Smith’s Facebook page facebook.com/therealkathysmith. All contest rules and details are available at KathySmith.com.
PGX® (PolyGlycopleX®), is a novel complex of naturally-occurring, water-soluble polysaccharides (dietary fibers). It was developed after many years of research, focusing on the link between blood sugar levels, appetite, and weight gain. PGX promotes healthy blood sugar levels already within the normal range, reduces appetite, and supports healthy weight loss.
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one-third of the U.S. population is obese. No state has met the nation’s Healthy People 2010 goal to lower obesity prevalence to 15%. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and some forms of cancer.
Natural Factors is one of North America’s leading manufacturers of nutritional supplements, distributed through natural health stores. For more than 50 years, the company has researched, developed and formulated vitamin, mineral, herbal and specialty supplements that are trusted throughout the world.
As President of Kathy Smith Lifestyles, Smith has sold more than $500 million in DVDs, audios, home videos and fitness equipment. In addition, Kathy is a bestselling author with titles including “Feed Muscle Shrink Fat Diet” and “Moving Through Menopause.” She has contributed her expertise on health and wellness to countless media outlets, including the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Today Show, Oprah, The View, Larry King Live, and many more.
Kathy recently filmed a new one-hour PBS show called “Ageless Energy,” which debuted on television March 30, 2012 in San Diego, California.
Smith also launched Ageless with Kathy Smith, a new age-fighting DVD workout line and released Rejuvenation Prevention + Rehabilitation™ product lines targeting the “Actively Ageless.” In addition, in 2010, Smith developed the Kathy Smith Healthy Living brand exclusively for Ross Dress for Less® stores, promoting active living. She also teamed up with the American Diabetes Association to release Project You, Type 2 to help the 26 million people with diabetes today.
Kathy is the spokesperson for the International Council on Active Aging, which unifies organizations dedicated to “changing the way we age” through education, facilities, programs and guidance. She is a Founders Circle member of the Woman’s Sports Foundation, the nonprofit founded by Billie Jean King to empower girls and women through sports and physical activity.