This summer, in a new reality competition TV program, Beachbody, America’s premier health and fitness company will launch “THE 20s: The Search for the Next Beachbody Super Trainer” for web and TV audiences.
Its first foray into original entertainment content, “THE 20s” marks a significant brand extension for Beachbody, the company behind the nation’s most popular fitness, nutrition and weight-loss solutions, including P90X®, INSANITY®, 21 Day Fix®, Cize® and Shakeology®.
“THE 20s” will premiere on Monday, August 8 on the company’s online streaming platform, BEACHBODY ON DEMAND, and on Monday, August 15 on the cable network Pop.
Hosted by Dan Cortese (“Veronica’s Closet,” “MTV Sports”, “Guinness World Records Unleashed”), “THE 20s” is an 11-week unscripted competition series featuring a handpicked group of ambitious, twentysomething trainers living and working together. Each is determined to join an elite cadre of Beachbody Super Trainers, well-known personalities like Tony Horton of P90X®, Autumn Calabrese from 21 Day Fix®, and Sagi Kalev of Body Beast®.
- Ajdin Sefer Age: 26
- Hometown: Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Currently Resides: Los Angeles, CA
- Fitness Expertise: Bodybuilding
Born in Bosnia and Herzegovina and raised in Michigan, Ajdin’s early life was filled with challenging times. He was raised by a single mother, and faced relentless bullying at school for being skinny. In high school, he got into weight training, and seriously committed to the discipline when he started seeing results. After college, he moved to Los Angeles and began his personal training business. He’s single, funny, and driven to win.
- Bonnie Salary Age: 27
- Hometown: Haines City, FL
- Currently Resides: Haines City, FL
- Fitness Expertise: General Fitness
Though she’s been athletic her whole life, Bonnie has always struggled with her weight. In high school, a spot on the volleyball team changed her life, which led to an athletic college scholarship. She returned to her high school as a teacher and volleyball team coach. Bonnie looks at each day as an opportunity to motivate her students to reach their full physical and intellectual potential.
- Derick Pierson Age: 25
- Hometown: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
- Currently Resides: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
- Fitness Expertise: Dance/Pole
He was a wild, active child. But after being in a car that was hit by a drunk driver, Derick wasn’t able to do physical activity until he was 17. He worked hard to get in shape and became his high school’s first male cheerleader. His incredible acrobatics and athleticism led to a career in pole fitness, which he now teaches and he is also a multiple-time world champion pole dancer.
Beachbody, a worldwide leader in health and fitness headquartered in Santa Monica, California, was founded in 1998 by Carl Daikeler and Jon Congdon with the mission to help people achieve their goals and enjoy healthy, fulfilling lives. Beachbody’s formula of world-class fitness, nutrition, motivation and support has proven again and again to deliver results for its customers.
Whether through Beachbody on Demand (BOD) the streaming platform featuring Beachbody’s portfolio of iconic fitness brands like P90X®, INSANITY®, 21 Day Fix®, and CIZE®; via its superfood shake, Shakeology®; or through its premium line of sports nutrition supplements, Beachbody Performance, the Beachbody name has come to define the power of putting a healthy lifestyle within everyone’s reach.
Beachbody products can be purchased on its websites, and via its more than 450,000 strong Team Beachbody Coach network of independent distributors. Beachbody On Demand, featuring more than 400 streaming workouts, is available through its own mobile app for iPhone, as well as on Apple TV, Roku TV models, Amazon Fire and Google Chromecast, and now in over 120 countries around the world through BeachbodyGlobal.com.
For more information please visit Beachbody.com.