Photos: The Jillian Michaels Story.


Jillian Michaels born February 18, 1974, is an American personal trainer.

As a personal trainer and owns a black belt, Jillian Michaels uses a blend of strength training techniques with her clients including kickboxing, yoga, Pilates, plyometrics, and weight training.

Since 1993, Jillian has held two personal training certificates from the National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) and The Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA).

In addition, she is Kettlebell Concepts certified.

Jillian has also developed a continuing education series for trainers with AFAA and holds a nutrition and wellness consultant certificate with the American Fitness Professionals and Associates (AFPA).

In January 2012, Michaels released a 90-day weight loss program titled “Body Revolution”.

She recently launched BODYSHRED, her 30-minute workout class exclusively at GoodLife gyms in Canada and in the US with clubs like Lifetime Fitness, Crunch and UFC Gyms.

In 2015, she launched her new infomercial BODYSHRED, a 60-day at-home workout program. 

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