"Baseball hasn't been the national pastime for many years now - no sport is. The national pastime, like it or not, is watching television." -- Bob Greene
Bob Greene (born December 8, 1958) is an American exercise physiologist and certified personal trainer specializing in fitness, metabolism, and weight loss. Greene is the creator of Best Life, a diet and fitness plan, and Best Life Foods, which sells a line of butter substitutes.
Born in Cherry Hill, NJ, he is a graduate of Cherry Hill High School East. Greene studied physical education at the University of Delaware and then went on to get a master's degree in exercise physiology from the University of Arizona. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine.
Greene has authored over ten books concerning weight-loss, diet and health, including two books co-authored by Oprah Winfrey. He is a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, has a radio show on the "Oprah and Friends" satellite radio network and is a contributor to O magazine. He lives in Santa Barbara, California with his wife Urania and daughter Kylee. Winfrey was the "best woman" at his 2005 wedding.
"I love Caribbean food. It's a great melting pot of so many cultures including the Native Americans.""If you look closely enough, amid the merciless and the bitter, there is always the chance that you may find comfort and the promise of something good.""The meat-and-potatoes work of world journalism is performed by the wire service reporters.""The professionalism of wire service reporters is constantly being tested because reporters know that if they're late or sloppy on a story, it will show up because the competition is likely to be not late and not sloppy.""We were made to exercise. We feel better."