Jim Karas is a Lifestyle Expert who combines a degree from the Wharton School of Business with 35+ years of unparalleled success in helping people look and feel their very best.
Jim is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Business Plan for the Body, the New York Times bestsellers, The Cardio-Free Diet, The 7-Day Energy Surge, The Petite Advantage Diet, Flip The Switch and The Ultimate Diet Revolution. His newest book, Confessions of a Division-1 Athlete was released in June of 2021, co-authored with his daughter, Olivia Karas.
Jim has been the Fitness Contributor on ABC's Good Morning America (he helped former co-host Diane Sawyer lose over 25 pounds), is frequently seen on 20/20 and The Dr. Oz Show.
Jim is a widely sought after as a key note speaker for many of the world’s most prominent corporations and organizations such as Oprah’s O You, Kraft Foods, Fortune Brands, Blue Cross BlueShield, the Federal Reserve, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Young and World Presidents’ Organization.
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 (he helped Editor-At Large and Oprah’s bff, Gayle King, lose 25 pounds) Jim and his team of trainers have personally worked with People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive,” Hugh Jackman, and with countless other celebrities, CEOs and Soccer Moms in Chicago and New York.