The Shape Up America Health & Fitness Expo Hosts Open Call for Season 10 of NBC's Hit Series the Biggest Loser

The Shape Up America Health & Fitness Expo has been selected to host an open call for NBC's The Biggest Loser. The casting team will be interviewing potential contestants at the launch of Shape Up America's 30-city Tour at Pershing Square in Los Angeles. The event will also be offering a variety of complimentary health screenings, product give-a-ways and fun activities to encourage Americans to take that first step in the journey to better health. - March 01, 2010 Launches the Shape Up America Campaign 30-City Tour to Fight the Obesity Epidemic

The City Council of Los Angeles has granted Michael Torchia's declaration to make the week of March 14th, 2010 an Annual Holiday called "Health and Fitness Week" in the State of California. Mayor Villaraigosa will personally be awarding the honor to Michael Torchia at the launch of the Shape Up America Campaign 30-city tour. This monumental occurrence is only the first stepping-stone to creating awareness of this dangerously growing epidemic of obesity taking over our country.  - February 26, 2010

As US Obesity Rates Continue to Climb, Celebrity Trainer and Operation Fitness Founder Receives Resolution from Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti

Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti will be presenting Michael Torchia, founder of Operation Fitness with a resolution from the City of Los Angeles for his work as a health expert and his Shape Up America Campaign. This presentation will take place this Friday, July 31st, 2009 between 10:00 - 10:30am. - July 30, 2009

Fitness Unleashed... Learn How to Lose Weight and Gain Health with Your Pet

Michael Torchia, founder of Operation Fitness is hosting a free health and fitness event for dogs and their owners this Saturday August 1, 2009 from 10:00 am - 3:00pm. This event will take place at Westwood Park, 1350 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles and is held in conjunction with the Los Angeles City Council Resolution marking August 1 as an official "Health And Fitness Day" in Los Angeles. - July 30, 2009

Celebrity Trainer Offers Fitness and Sports Services to Elite Hotel Chains

Michael Torchia, best known as a fitness advisor to some of Hollywood's biggest stars is now offering his unique training techniques to some of the hotel industries most elite chains. Torchia will be providing personal trainers and nutrition consultants that are available 7 days a week at 24-hour notice to the Beverly Hills Hotel, Four Seasons, Thompson Beverly Hills and Hotel Bel-Air. - July 02, 2009

Operation Fitness to Honor Joe Weider with The Health Advocate Lifetime Achievement Award at 1st Annual Health and Fitness Day Event

Joe Weider will be receiving the "Health Advocate Lifetime Achievement Award" for his contributions to the world of bodybuilding and efforts in eradicating the epidemic of obesity in America. Celebrity trainer, Michael Torchia's, proclamation to make August 1st an Annual Holiday called "Health and Fitness Day" in Los Angeles will also be announced at this monumental event. - June 22, 2009

City Council Grants Celebrity Trainer's Proclamation for Annual "Health and Fitness Day" in Los Angeles

The City Council recently granted Torchia’s proclamation to make August 1st an Annual Holiday called "Health and Fitness Day" in Los Angeles. He is also proposing that Congress makes it a National Holiday to unite Americans in the battle against obesity. There will be special guest appearances from renowned Doctors, fitness experts and bodybuilding champions. - June 02, 2009

Celebrity Trainer Vows to End the Epidemic Obesity in America

As one of the most successful celebrity trainers in Hollywood, Michael Torchia has spent over 25 years of his life trying to bring the life-saving message of personal fitness and healthy diet to men and women everywhere. In 1985, he began Operation Fitness to combat the (then) overlooked epidemic of childhood obesity. He is proud to announce the next phase of his "fitness for all" philosophy. - June 01, 2009

Celebrity Trainer Reveals Summer Healthy Barbecuing Recipes and Tips in Time for the Summer

He’s a personal trainer. He’s a gourmet chef. He works with movie stars. Michael Torchia makes his living helping L.A.’s beautiful people stay that way. Torchia has re-engineered recipes for such luminaries as; A-List actors, top designers and action stars. Now he is offering tips on how to keep your summer barbecues healthy without the added fat and chemicals. - May 14, 2009

Renowned Health Expert, Michael Torchia Reveals 10 Natural Tips to Prevent the Swine Flu

Michael Torchia, renowned health expert recently revealed on his talk radio show, Shape Up America 10 natural tips to prevent the Swine Flu. Torchia is offering strategies you can easily implement in your life and naturally prevent you from getting the Swine Flu. - April 30, 2009

Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Michael Torchia Announces Launch of

The billion-dollar fitness industry now has an unofficial watchdog. has been launched by celebrity fitness trainer and radio host Michael Torchia for the express purpose of providing background information on the fitness industry's products and practices. Visitors will be able to keep informed by Torchia's informative articles, recommendations, podcasts and videos. - April 10, 2009

Health & Fitness Expert Michael Torchia Stands Strong in His Attempt to Help Wii Users Get Proper Guidance

Although Michael Torchia has received criticism about his plight to get Nintendo Wii creators to make important changes to their system, he is not backing down. His fight is not against the creation of the system, but rather the manner in which it has been marketed as a fitness tool and the lack of proper instruction involved with the Wii system. - February 26, 2009

Michael Torchia Introduces "Shape Up America Fitness Show" a Radio Program Focusing on Solving the Epidemic of Obesity in America

"Shape Up America Fitness Show" will provide listeners with fitness tips and advice but will also go after the healthcare, medical, fitness and even the video game industry. Although controversial in nature, Torchia will leave no stone unturned so that he can provide his listeners with a well rounded show that is sure to entertain and educate. - February 25, 2009

Michael Torchia, Celebrity Trainer to the Stars, Announces the Launch of Children's Fitness Academy, in an Effort to Combat America's Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Children's Fitness Academy (CFA) designed by Health and Fitness expert Michael Torchia is an innovative resource that public schools across the country can use to implement health and fitness education programs. CFA’s team of professional fitness and education experts work with schools to revise and update physical education programs as well as provide informative and engaging seminars on career opportunities in the health and fitness arena. - January 13, 2009

Michael Torchia, Health Expert Offers a Solution to Eradicate the Epidemic of Childhood Obesity

Operation Fitness,™ designed by health and fitness expert Michael Torchia, is designed to teach kids how to properly work out and eat right, culminating in a healthier lifestyle. The all-around effect is an equal balance of feeling good mentally, emotionally and physically. - January 07, 2009

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