Weight-loss expert in Ogden
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.