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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Presents of Mind: 4 Gift-Giving Ideas That Spark Joy Dec 12, 2017

In April, we plant flowers. In December, we give gifts. Which is why I lasered in to something a wise young yoga teacher said at the end of a deliciously challenging 90-minute class: "Take all the warmth and energy you've just built up in your body,"... Read More

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Just in Time! Your Ho-Ho-Holiday Spirit Action Plan Dec 05, 2017

Here comes the December dilemma: Am I going to enjoy this holiday season or not? We all have obstacles to overcome: too little time; too little money; too much commercial merrymaking. And that's not to mention the nightly news! And still, dear reade... Read More

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8 Fun Ways to Make Yourself Completely Miserable Nov 28, 2017

A smiling and enthusiastic fan of the column introduced herself to me the other day in Sarasota, Florida, waving a golden oldie from several years ago. "I loved this one so much, I still have it," she said, "and I made copies to send to my entire fam... Read More