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Denise Austin is a pioneer in the fitness industry who has sold more than 24 million exercise videos and DVDs, authored 12 books on fitness, and starred in the longest running fitness show in the history of television. Denise's trademark zest for life, positive outlook, and can-do attitude have endeared her to millions of fans and earned her the reputation as America's favorite fitness expert.


Ready, Set, Go! Fitness Guru Denise Austin Joins AARP as New Wellness Ambassador. Learn more.

Denise Austin: AARP’s Wellness Ambassador

At almost 60 years of age, Denise wants to help you feel your best, through exercise, eating right and more

7 Healthy Lifestyle Tips to Help You Get Fit

AARP wellness ambassador and fitness icon shares her strategies for overall well-being

3 Moves to a Stronger Back

Reduce injury, prevent pain and improve your posture

Ease Back Pain By Stretching

Denise Austin offers three simple exercises to help relieve discomfort

Just the Core Basics

Try these simple sit-ups while you’re watching your favorite TV show and tone your tummy at the same time!

Learn How to Do Mini-Squats

Grab two slices of bread, put them in the toaster, then see how many mini-squats you can do until they brown

Try Mountain Climbers in the Kitchen

Work your core and upper body with this simple, modified version

Make Time for a Morning Stretch!

Wake up and get the blood circulating with this easy routine

Wind Down with an Evening Stretch

Gain flexibility, ease soreness and sleep better!

Stretch Your Back While Watching TV!

Denise Austin demonstrates the back extension, and challenges you to hold the pose for 10 seconds

Strengthen Your Upper Body

Countertop push-ups are a great way to tone your arms, chest and shoulders right in the kitchen

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