With more than 17 years of experience as a personal trainer, Kim Lyons — former IFBB pro Fitness competitor and trainer on NBC’s hit show The Biggest Loser — has become an icon in the health and fitness arena. Kim graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in human development and is master certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine in corrective exercise, sports performance and prenatal exercise. She segued into fitness competitions and quickly won national and international titles, earning her IFBB pro Fitness card in 2002.Kim has been featured on leading broadcast programs and print publications and published her first book — Your Body, Your Life — in 2008. She is the co-founder of the Automatic Body Program and launched her Bionic Body brand of fitness equipment in more than 300 stores nationwide as well as the first Bionic Body fitness studio in Hermosa Beach, California.Kim is known for bringing in the often-neglected emotional coaching that goes hand-in-hand with the training and nutritional aspects of achieving ultimate health. She understands the psychological and practical barriers facing those starting a new program, and she offers simple strategies to help anyone understand their potential from a physical, mental and emotional perspective.