Dr. Ian SmithDr. Ian Smith

Dr. Ian Smith is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling books SHRED: THE REVOLUTIONARY DIET, SUPER SHRED: The Big Results Diet, BLAST THE SUGAR OUT, The Clean 20, THE ANCIENT NINE, CLEAN & LEAN, FAST BURN along with sixteen other books with millions of copies in print. His newest book, THE MET FLEX DIET, will be released in April of 2023.

Dr. Smith’s detective novels, the Ashe Cayne series, include The Unspoken and Wolf Point, and have been picked up for an upcoming television series. The third installment of the series is The Overnights and will be published in May of 2023.

He served as the solo host of the nationally syndicated Emmy award-winning television show THE DOCTORS and is a longtime medical contributor to The Rachael Ray Show. His podcast, Conversations with Dr. Ian Smith, is popular and informative.

He served as the medical/diet expert for six seasons on VH1’s highly rated Celebrity Fit Club. He is the creator and founder of the national health initiatives The 50 Million Pound Challenge and The Makeover Mile. Dr. Smith is the former medical correspondent for NBC News Network and NewsChannel 4 in New York, where he filed reports for NBC Nightly News and The Today Show, as well as WNBC’s various news broadcasts. He has appeared extensively on numerous broadcasts, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, Steve Harvey Show, The Talk, Anderson Cooper 360, CNN, MSNBC, HLN, and many more. He has written for various publications, including Time, Newsweek, Men’s Fitness, and the New York Daily News. He has been featured in several other publications, including People, Redbook, Details Magazine, Essence, Ebony, Cosmopolitan, and Black Enterprise.

The Met Flex DietA highly sought-after speaker, Dr. Smith’s work has been honored by several organizations, including the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, for his coverage of the momentous events of September 11th, 2001. He is also very active in charitable causes. In addition, Dr. Smith has served on the boards of the American Council on Exercise, the New York Mission Society, the Prevent Cancer Foundation, The New York Council for the Humanities, and The Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity. Smith was honored to be a member of President Obama’s health endeavor, the President’s Council on Fitness, Health, and Nutrition.

Dr. Smith graduated from Harvard College with an AB and received a master’s in science education from Teachers College of Columbia University. He attended Dartmouth Medical School and completed the last two years of his medical education, graduating from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

Joey ThurmanThe Minimum MethodJoey Thurman

Joey Thurman is a health, fitness, nutrition expert, and television contributor/host. He is the author of two books including his newest best selling book, “The Minimum Method, The Least You Can do to be a Stronger, Healthier, Happier You”. Joey was named the best trainer in Chicago by the Chicago Sun Times and ‪NEWBEAUTY’s top 3 favorite celebrity trainers.

He has appeared on Good Morning America, Live With Kelly and Ryan, The Today Show, Sherri Shepherd, Tamron Hall, Watch What Happens Live, Harry Connick Jr, WGN, TEDx, his own Facebook Watch series Home Sweat Home, and many more. Joey’s work has been featured in publications such as Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Pop Sugar, U.S. News and World Report, NPR, People Magazine, Shape, NY Post, Fitness Magazine, ‪Livestrong, ‪BodyBuilding.com, Daily Burn, Muscle and Fitness, Huffington Post, Beach Body, and many more.

Certifications: Bachelors in Liberal Studies (BLS), Pain Free Performance Specialist (PPSC), Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), Human Movement Specialist (HMS), Fitness Nutrition Specialist (FNS), Barefoot Training Specialist (BTS), Heart Rate Performance Specialist (HRPS), Certified Stress Management Coach (CSMC), Certified Sleep Science Coach (CSSC)