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about jim white

More information about Jim can be found on his personal website:


James D. White, RD, ACSM HFS, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Spokesman
Owner, President of Jim White Fitness & Nutrition Studios

Jim graduated Summa Cum Laude from Youngstown University in Ohio with a B.A. in Nutrition. He is credentialed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a Registered Dietitian and certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health Fitness specialist. On November 1, 2005, Jim opened his first Jim White Fitness & Nutrition Studios on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach. He soon outgrew this studio and opened a larger one in November 2006 on Laskin Road followed by an additional location in 2009 off Great Neck Road, both in Virginia Beach. Jim and his team have helped hundreds of people lose thousands of pounds. Maybe that’s why Virginia Living readers have voted Jim White Fitness & Nutrition Studios one of Virginia’s best personal training studios. Jim is currently the National spokesman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has the reputation of being one of the top health professionals in the country.

In fact, Jim has been honored with a 2011 President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Community Fitness Award. He is one of just 38 individuals across the country given this honor for making sports, physical activity, fitness and nutrition-related programs available in their communities. As a community leader, Jim is a regional spokesman for the Alzheimer’s Association and has teamed up with the nationally recognized Junior League as their chairman to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic. In December of 2010, he started his very own Jim White Community Fitness Foundation, raising money for school fitness programs, holding food, clothes, and toy drives, serving food to the hungry, and offering free fitness services for people in need.

"[Jim White is] one of the
top fitness professionals
in the country."

-Men's Fitness Magazine
Men's Fitness

Most recently, Jim’s has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, named Top Forty Business Men Under 40 years old in Hampton Roads, honored with the Virginia’s Recognized Young Dietitian Award, the 2012 Hampton Roads Health Care Hero and the 2012 Safe Harbor Awards. He has been selected as the head dietitian for Old Dominion University sports teams and has become one of the top male spokesmen for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Jim has been nationally featured on the ABC Family Channel, The 700 Club and “Living the Life,” TLC, Radio Disney, and the Discovery Channel. He is also on the nutrition advisory board for Men's Fitness magazine and a nutrition specialist for Stack Magazine. He has appeared in Better Homes and Gardens, Everyday Health, Fitness, Maximum Fitness, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Journal, Muscle and Fitness, MuscleMag, New Body, Parade, Prevention, Runners World, Shape, USA Today, the Virginian Pilot, Washington Post, Weight Watchers, Wine Spectator Magazine, and Woman’s Health.

Now at the age of 33, Jim’s future plans are to open a chain of branded Jim White Fitness & Nutrition Studios expanding nationwide, Jim White fitness videos, books, and more. Jim’s main motivation is to help people, either personally or by means of mass communication, to change their bodies and their lives.

Jim is available for public appearances and speaking engagements by calling Gerri McLaughlin at 757.469-8625: info@jimwhitefit.com.