Boot Camp

Billy Blanks has sold over three million boot camp fitness videos. He's got a TV infomercial now promoting his latest DVD; Billy's Boot Camp Elite. This video is quite popular on Amazon's best-selling lists and will likely help motivate a lot of people in their weight-loss fitness goals.

The picture shown here is one of the many before and after photos he uses to promote the DVD.

Billy Blanks is the creator of Tae Bo, a total body fitness system. He has had a lot of famous clients over the years including Paula Abdul, Charlotte Ross, Melissa Reeves, Stephanie La Grossa, Trista and Ryan Sutter, Pamela Anderson, Justine Bateman, Goldie Hawn, Queen Latifah, Magic Johnson and Shaquille O'Neal.

He was born in 1955 as the fourth of fifteen children and took his first martial arts class when he was eleven. He went on to get a seventh-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and was admitted to the Karate Hall of Fame in 1982.