About Marilynn Preston

Marilynn Preston

Marilynn Preston

Marilynn Preston—journalist, healthy lifestyle expert, Emmy-winning TV producer—is the author of Energy Express, America’s longest-running syndicated fitness column.

Marilynn is an ACE-certified fitness trainer and certified Wellcoach, and she has written two other books, Dear Dr. Jock: The People's Guide to Sports and Fitness and Work Well, Be Well. She created, co-wrote and exec produced the Emmy winning, nationally syndicated Energy Express TV series about sports, fitness, and adventure for kids and families.

Marilynn is also the founding chair of a life-changing nonprofit called Girls in the Game, It helps girls get the healthy lifestyle training they need to become strong, confident women. Please check out www.girlsinthegame.org and be inspired.

When Marilynn isn't writing about healthy lifestyle, she is doing her best to live it. Her practice includes yoga, race walking, kayaking, wine tasting and as much adventure travel as she can fit in. She's circumambulated Mt. Kailash in Tibet, climbed Mt. Olympus in Greece, bicycled in France, golfed in Bhutan, and scuba dived in the YMCA pool in Chicago. Her next big adventure is getting people to read All is Well to create their healthiest, happiest lives.

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'Moms, Think About This!': a Welcome Rap on Crap Jun 20, 2017

This month, I'm researching personal well-being on a small, gorgeous remote Greek island. Be happy for me. A generous spirit is a sign that your healthy-lifestyle training is paying off. Up the street and around the corner, next to the school, is a ... Read More


Rethink and Reboot: 3 Hot Ideas for the Coolest Summer Ever Jun 13, 2017

School's out and summer is on her way. Expect rising temperatures, melting polar caps and a need to rethink and refresh your warm-weather workouts to prevent that killer of all dreams: boredom. Boredom is to fitness what a bucket of water is to a fl... Read More


The 'Body as Battery' Theory Lives! Tick-tock, Tick-tock Jun 06, 2017

President Donald Trump is exercising his right to be wrong, so hilariously wrong that I must put aside the column I intended to write — which was about the benefits of working out in water — and instead discuss our president's current und... Read More