Richard Simmons / Little Ricky Simmons
Richard Simmons Dinosaur
Co-host, with Kinga Philipps
, of an infomercial for his "Project Hope" (Health, Optimism, Passion, Energy) progressive workout system.
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For my workout, I'm up at 4 A.M. I say my prayers, count my blessings, and I work out right away. I just get it done.
He runs his own workout studio, Slimmons. He opened it more than 30 years ago in Beverly Hills, California, after finding that established gyms and exercise studios tended to favor already-fit people while discouraging beginners and the overweight. He endeavored to create an encouraging environment for that previously neglected clientele. He still teaches three days a week when he's in town.
His afro and glittery leotards