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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No Spin Here! Learn to Jump Rope and Fitness Is at Your Feet Oct 29, 2019

You don't have to be a boxer or a 10-year-old to fall in love with jumping rope. Three people I know, who don't know each other, told me recently they're jumping rope for fitness and they can't get over how much they like it. Yes! Dear Readers, lear... Read More


Walking the Path: A Step-By-Step Guide to Transformation Oct 22, 2019

Everything about walking is good for your well-being — unless you're doing it with a bag of Oreos. It builds strength, reduces your risk of heart disease, juices up your joints, calms your mind and helps you and your cocker spaniel live longer,... Read More


The Feng Shui of Exercise: No Pane, No Gain Oct 15, 2019

OK, it's just a theory — like relativity — but I consider it true: The place where you work out makes a difference. The space, the clutter, the number of windows all have an impact. Stick yourself in a tiny space, with bad air, negative c... Read More


Why Is This Powerful Secret Weapon Against Breast Cancer Still a Secret? Oct 08, 2019

As I've mentioned before, breast cancer doesn't just run in my family, it gallops. My grandmother, my mother, my sister, my niece and way too many women I know and love have all been diagnosed, so when I tell you I keep abreast of this subject, you'l... Read More