Melanie Douglass is the Studio 5 Health and Fitness Contributor. She is a Registered Dietitian, NASM-certified personal trainer, and AFAA-certified fitness instructor. She has traveled internationally fitness presenter, nutrition lecturer and motivational speaker. Melanie is the author of "Tip-a-Day Guide for Healthy Living" and the best-selling, "Losing it! 5 Keys to Successful Weight Loss that Work". She created and produced numerous successful workout programs, including: StepTonic, SculptTonic, DanceTonic, Re:Mix, Xfinity Band, and Ruthless. Melanie loves crafting up new programs, meals plans and workouts that motivate people to improve their health and has worked with various companies in such adventures, including: Microsoft, eDiets, Jillian Michaels, Kathy Smith, Steve Young, lolo Fitness Apps, Yes! Fitness Music, Walmart, and the Cooper Institute of Health. In 2005, she was recognized by the American Dietetic Association as an "Industry Mover" for her work in developing innovative fitness and nutrition programs for the consumer market. She currently works for the largest fitness equipment company in the world, ICON Health & Fitness; teaches group fitness classes at Sports Academy & Racquet Club; and enjoys every second with her three children.