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On the set of Firm & Burn

Working Out

Posted on September 19, 2011, in Health & Fitness, My Blog, with 143 Comments

I have gotten amazing, heartfelt feedback from people who are working out with my last two DVDs. One woman said she was 80 years old and had never exercised before in her life but was ‘hooked’ by my videos (her son gave them to her) and felt better than ever. Younger people who have gotten out of shape are telling me the same thing.…

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From left to right: In back, Dex Graham, in stripes, Rachel Tonick, our assistant director in front in violet, Alison Brown leaning over in yellow behind me, Kathleen O'Neil, the redhead standing behind, Jane Howard March, next to Kathleen (her grandfather was Malcolm X's attorney, Lee Gale Gruen in bright turquoise, kneeling on my right is Maddy Lewis, our choreographer, standing behind her is our director/producer, Cal Pozo, with his arm on the shoulder of Bonnie Fernebok.

JUST ABOUT FINISHED MY 2 NEW DVDs

Posted on April 8, 2011, in Health & Fitness, My Blog, with 5 Comments

It has been so fun. What a wonderful group of people, both those who were in the DVDs with me (brave souls! We worked hard), and the crew. These are going to be really great programs. A wonderful follow up to my first 2 Prime Time DVDs.

From left to right: In back, Dex Graham, in stripes, Rachel Tonick, our assistant director in front in violet, Alison Brown leaning over in yellow behind me, Kathleen O’Neil, the redhead standing behind, Jane Howard March, next to Kathleen (her grandfather was Malcolm X’s attorney, Lee Gale Gruen in bright turquoise, kneeling on my right is Maddy Lewis, our choreographer, standing behind her is our director/producer, Cal Pozo, with his arm on the shoulder of Bonnie Fernebok.…

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Jane Fonda on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Posted on December 3, 2010, in Health & Fitness, My Appearances, My Blog, with 13 Comments

Click here to watch the full episode Available Until: 12/18/2010

episode aired 12/02/10

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OPRAH.COM: LEGENDARY ICON JANE FONDA: HER LIFE, NEW LOVE AND WORKING OUT

Posted on October 27, 2010, in Health & Fitness, My Appearances, My Blog, Press, with 40 Comments

Jane Fonda on “The Oprah Show” episode aired October 27, 2010

Oscar® winner Jane Fonda opens up about aging, motherhood, ex-husband Ted Turner and her new love. Plus, how she’s still feeling the burn.

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People.com FIRST LOOK: Jane Fonda’s New Workout DVD Revealed

Posted on September 1, 2010, in Health & Fitness, My Blog, My Fitness, Press, with 40 Comments

Baby Boomers, get ready to feel the burn again! Jane Fonda, 72, is springing back into her workout gear this fall to release two new DVDs designed for the generation that came of age feeling the burn from her first blockbuster workout tape, Jane Fonda’s Workout, debuted in 1982. “I’m very excited to be back in the fitness business,” Fonda told PEOPLE.…

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More on World Fitness Day

Posted on May 2, 2010, in Health & Fitness, My Blog, with 9 Comments

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The heroic GA congressman, John Lewis, speaking to the crowd at the 1st Annual World Fitness Day. Lewis risked his life, alongside Rev Martin Luther King, for civil rights and is called the "Conscience of Congress." Photo by Ron Alston/HotlantaHeadshots.com

All photos below are by Ninh T. Chau, Imagez Photography

That’s Debbie Allen on the left. She starred in the TV series "Fame" and is about to release her first exercise DVD, "Salas Downsize"

with Congressman John Lewis

I’m with CNN’s medical correspondent, the wonderful Dr Sanjay Gupta who opened the event

Here’s some of the A team

Billy Blanks and his daughter, Shelley

Georgia youth working out with Richard

teens with Billy

All of us signing autographs when it was all over.…

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World Fitness Day

Posted on May 1, 2010, in Health & Fitness, My Blog, with 7 Comments

May 1st

I am sooooo happy it’s over and sooo happy with how it went. Let me quote what my young student friend at Arizona State University just wrote me…this is the sort of response that makes me know we need to keep doing this every year:

It’s 8:48 phoenix time and World Fitness Day just wrapped. Maaaaan, that was DOPE!!

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BODY BY JAKE

Posted on April 16, 2010, in Health & Fitness, My Blog, with 13 Comments

Jake’s testing to see if I’m as strong as I was when he trained me…30-some years ago.

Jake came by the studio where we were filming my DVDs to do a shout-out for World Fitness Day and chat with me about the changes in fitness since we first met 30-some years ago. We used to work out in my driveway, using a broom handle, as I recall.…

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SORE AND SAD

Posted on April 13, 2010, in Health & Fitness, My Blog, with 22 Comments

Too many people I love are very sick right now. People much younger than I. My body aches for them. It also aches because I have worked out all day yesterday and today, making my new DVDs. By the way, thanks to my blogging community’s comments. They (fairly unanimously) suggested I not go retro with leg warmers, etc. Instead I’m wearing yoga pants and tight tops as per their comments.…

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