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Bob Harper Biography

Birth Name:
Robert Harper
Birth Place:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Profession
Fitness trainer, life coach, reality-TV star

Fast Facts

  • Became a fitness instructor even though he wasn't involved with sports in high school
  • Moved to Los Angeles and started working with celebrity clients, beginning with Jennifer Jason Leigh
  • Received fitness-instructor certifications with American Fitness Training of Athletics and with the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America
  • Known as an active proponent of the Function Training Method fitness regimen
  • Has appeared in several books and DVDs under the Biggest Loser brand and released his own book, Are You Ready!: Take Charge, Lose Weight, Get in Shape, and Change Your Life Forever, in 2008