Weight-loss expert in Ogden
Published: January 11, 2012 08:40AM
Updated: January 11, 2012 08:40AM
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Chris Powell, host of Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition,” will speak in Ogden on Jan. 19.

Chris Powell, host of ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition,” will be in Ogden on Thursday, Jan. 19, offering a free public presentation on wellness and mental health. His free presentation begins at noon in the Weber State University, Shepherd Union Ballroom

Powell, who has a degree in exercise science with an emphasis in biomechanics and physiology, first gained notoriety as a “transformation pro” on “Good Morning Arizona.” He captured national attention when his innovative techniques helped David Smith lose 401 pounds in 26 months. It is considered the largest and fastest natural weight loss ever documented.