Jake "Body By Jake" Steinfeld

2/10/2021 12:55:00 PM

Who doesn't remember working the broom and towel in front of the TV with Body By Jake?

Now in is 60's, Jake knows how important it is to stay active and physically healthy. I talk with Jake about his beginnings on TV, and what he is doing today to help older adults stay active during COVID-19.

Jake started as a personal trainer with clients including Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford, whom he trained for Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

Steinfeld became Chairman of the California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports under Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006 and served until 2011 under Governor Jerry Brown.

As a tribute to his lifelong devotion to physical fitness and for his persistent teaching of the Fitness Life Style, he was inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame, Class of 2006.

Jake was named Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils in 2012. Through the cooperation of public and private partnerships, the NFGFC rewards "Don't Quit" fitness centers to elementary and middle schools who show innovative ways to promote fitness and nutrition in their schools and communities across the United States.

As Jake states, "We all have dreams. And, you know, a lot of folks don't don't act on their dreams because they get they get afraid. They feel they're not to be able to succeed. Well, maybe they talk about their dreams and the people they talk to about them, but they maybe might not be as positive as they would hope them to be. It's not that they don't want you to succeed, but like my parents, they don't want to see you get hurt."

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