Denise Austin Biography
Denise Austin was born as Denise Katnich on February 13, 1957, in San Pedro, California, United States. Denise Austin’s father was a professional baseball player with the St. Louis Browns. Denise has three sisters and a brother. She attended the University of Arizona and completed her degrees in physical education and exercise physiology from California State University, Long Beach.
Denise Austin holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Denise Austin Career
Austin is known for her emphasis on staying fit naturally, emphasizing that she herself exercises only about 30 minutes a day and does not skip meals. She also prefers the use of sugar and butter over artificial sweeteners and margarine, though she does emphasize portion control, proper nutrient balance, and exercise. Austin encourages people to stay fit at all ages, and conducts research with experts in nutrition, to emphasize realistic, real-life solutions to weight control and fitness.Austin supports a balanced program of exercise and proper diet, and encourages people to stay away from fad diets or “crazy claims” for quick fixes. Her exercise programs often integrate a variety of methods including yoga, pilates, cross training, and aerobic exercise.
Austin had a long-running exercise television program Getting Fit with Denise Austin on ESPN2, reruns of which can currently be seen on ESPN Classic and Altitude Sports and Entertainment. The show moved to weekday mornings on Lifetime Television where it was renamed Fit and Lite and Denise Austin’s Daily Workout. Austin produced these shows each fall spending four months on location in resorts in the Caribbean and Arizona. Lifetime canceled the shows in April 2008. Austin said she was developing a new TV show later that year. It was in the planning stages for 2010. According to The Washington Post, Austin was headed back to Lifetime in January 2011. She is on the morning program The Balancing Act. Austin before had said on her website that she was getting a new show ready for debut in the fall of 2008,though the show did not debut. When she was interviewed by Erin Whitehead in 2009, it was reported her new show would be back on in the fall of that year.In April 2007 a Washington, D.C. alternative weekly newspaper called the Washington City Paper featured an article on Austin under their Cheap Seats column where she was questioned about how some of her exercise shows on YouTube are like pornography to some people. Austin said that she was totally unaware. She also reportedly said, with a giggle, that she was worried about it.
Denise Austin Husband
She is married to Jeff Austin since April 30, 1983.
Denise Austin Children
As of November 2017 She has two children only Kelly and Katie.
Denise Austin Awards
She has not won any award.
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