Chris Powell is the trainer and transformation specialist on ABC’s highly rated “Extreme Weight Loss” (formerly known as “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition). In the adocumentary-style series, Chris and his wife Heidi Powell travel the country and use their innovative techniques, education and expertise to guide extremely overweight individuals as they shed hundreds of pounds over the course of a year. Empowering thousands across the globe, they work side by side to carry out their vision of transforming lives from the inside out. This summer, Chris and Heidi welcomed America into her home on the ABC.com web series “Meet the Powell Pack.

Adding best-selling author to his list of accolades, Chris’s first book Choose to Lose, was released by Hyperion in December 2011 and has soared to the top of the New York Times Best Seller list multiple times. The book provides motivation, nutrition, exercise, tips, and tricks to help anyone lose those last twenty pounds. His second book, Choose More Lose More, For Life, recently hit stands and focuses on choices. It immediately soared to the New York Times Best Seller list. The book offers readers four different carb cycles, and twenty new workouts called Nine-Minute Missions that pack maximum results into minimum time.

In most recent developments, Heidi has joined together with Vemma, one of the premiere leaders in liquid wellness supplementation, to help make a positive difference in the $80 billion domestic weight loss market. This program, called the Vemma Bod•? 12-Week Transformation Plan, allows her to coach tens of thousands of people five to six times a day via texting, email and the latest in iPhone app technology.

Chris is a regular contributor to “Good Morning America” and “The Doctor Oz Show,” and has been the Transformation Pro on KTVK’s “Good Morning Arizona” for the last ten years – delivering tips, shortcuts, and tricks of the trade to the largest news viewing audience in Arizona.

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