Obi Obadike, M.S.


Obi Obadike, M.S., is a three-time Telly Award-winning TV host and the coauthor, along with actor Morris Chestnut, of "The Cut: Lose Up to 10 Pounds in 10 Days and Sculpt Your Best Body." Obadike has trained Chestnut and other celebrity clients such as Steve Harvey, Stephen A. Smith, and Charlie Ebersol.

Obadike holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona), as well as nutrition specialist and fitness trainer certifications from ISSA. He also sits on ISSA's fitness certification board.

In 2014 he was recognized as the sixth most influential fitness expert on the web by Dr Oz's site. In 2019 he was recognized as one of the most influential fitness and health experts by IndustryWired magazine.

Along with being a celebrity trainer and author, Obadike's media pursuits have been far-reaching. He has co-hosted the nationally syndicated health TV show "Lifestyle Magazine" since 2014. In 2015, he co-hosted the reality-competition series "Sweat Inc." on Spike TV. He has authored numerous fitness articles for print and web, graced more than 50 fitness magazine covers, and appeared on most of the major daytime talk shows.

Obadike offers a virtual online body transformation program called Perfect Anatomy Online Training.