About Me

Welcome to my website.  My name is Tara Christopher.  My greatest passion in life is helping people transform their health and live a healthy lifestyle.  I am an author, health coach, long distance runner and swimmer, personal trainer, and consultant specializing in health and wellness.

The purpose of this website is to educate you about health and wellness issues, and to let you know how I can help you improve your health and quality of life.  I will provide cutting edge information that can help you take charge of your health.

Thanks for visiting my website. Make sure you check out my about me and services page and see what I have to offer you.   Have a great day!


  • Started a movement in the state of Mississippi to help people lose one million pounds
  • Author of the book “A Million Pounds in Mississippi: An American Revolution One State at a Time!”
  • Teaches health and weight loss classes at the Family Medical Center
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Completed three marathons (New York, Philadelphia x 2)
  • Ironman Finisher 2009
  • Dateline NBC March 2012
  • TMZ
  • The O’Reilly Factor March 2012
  • Life Time Live July 2001, A segment with Deborah Roberts on exercise during pregnancy
  • Promoted in Baby to Bikini book by Greg Wagner
  • New Woman Magazine, April 1998, Make over for the assistant editor
  • New Woman Magazine, September 1997 featured in the article “Getting Physical”
  • Fitness Plus Magazine, November 1997, model for various exercises
  • 1996 Town of Oyster Bay Triathlon Program, cover page as the cyclist
  • Graduate, Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Hunter College, New York

Personal Information

  • Single mother of three children
  • My hobbies include reading, finding great restaurants, running, traveling to different cities in the U.S., open water swimming and downhill skiing
  • I grew up in Long Island, New York
  • I love the culture and sites in New York City
  • I’m scared of heights, but I’m always challenging myself to overcome this fear
  • I own two Devonrex cats: Danto and Nook
  • I like Chocolate, animals, museums, art galleries of new artists, reading, and traveling within the United States
  • I do not like being around negative people, heights, or scary movies (when I am alone)


  • Member, BNI International
  • Alumnus, Sigma Delta Tau sorority