JEN WIDERSTROM is an industry leader committed to helping people understand and implement a holistic approach to health and wellness. She is the big hearted, undefeated trainer on NBC's The Biggest Loser, a former co-star on Daily Blast LIVE and the second coming of American Gladiators, and the global partner for SHAPE Activewear.
Born in the great city of Chicago suburbs, and with a life time of sports, it's no wonder where Jen's visceral passion and competitiveness stems from. After completing her degree at the University of Kansas in Sports Administration, she went on to become certified by the leading certification program in the country, National Academy of Sports Medicine with an emphasis in behavior change and has become a leading weight loss expert. She is also a certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist, a Master Trainer for Dynamax Medicine Balls and has also achieved her Crossfit Level 1 Certificate.
Branded a top fitness expert by the entertainment community as well sharing her approach and wellness philosophy on shows, Jen makes regular appearances on Dr. Oz, LIVE with Kelly and Ryan, The Talk, Today Show, Extra, E!, Access Hollywood LIVE, Hollywood Today LIVE and Larry King Now as well as the covers of Health, Oxygen, Muscle & Fitness Hers and is a mainstay contributor to SHAPE Magazine.