jayjacobs Author

Jay Jacobs, a 56-year-old serial entrepreneur from West Orange, NJ, was a contestant on the eleventh season of NBC’s hit weight-loss reality show, The Biggest Loser. Known as one of the strongest teams to beat, Jay and his daughter, Jen, were the Green Team and lost a combined total of 295 pounds on the show! In addition to being a managing partner of Shurn Group, his family-owned health and wellness branding and marketing firm, Jay has become a highly sought-after and very successful motivational speaker who inspires others to unlock their “Personal Best!”

Want Effective Weight Loss? Ditch the Diet and Try Honesty!

I’ve come to find that the one thing that consistently keeps me on track is really being brutally honest with myself....

Fitness Tips

Health and Wellness, Inspiration

How I’m Using a Blank Slate Approach To Improve My Life

I got far, I accomplished a lot, but in my heart I knew I hadn’t yet “crossed the finish line.” Not only in my health, but certainly my wealth, and my...

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Health and Wellness, Inspiration

I’ve Lost 100 Pounds Two Dozen Times

Cancer is a challenge, 99.9% of obesity and being overweight is a choice....

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Recipes

The World’s Best Tasting Bread Is Hiding Right Under Your Nose

Shocked that I couldn’t find any that were commercially made, and I only found one or two obscure homemade recipes after a long search, I figured I’d throw...

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Inspiration

The Most Important Thing I Learned From My Life Coach

The most successful professionals, business people, and athletes that I’ve had the honor of meeting and getting to know all have advisors or life...

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Health and Wellness

Ignoring the Importance Of Sleep Almost Killed Me

For years I said “I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” Little did I know that my proclamation was killing me. I don’t know about you, but the...

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Fitness Tips

These 7 Elements Will Help You Master Weight Loss

Studies show that for those looking to master weight loss, there are strikingly common threads in how they found success....

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Walk, Jog, Run

Running Every Day: Are These People Crazy?

The more I thought about it, the more I was drawn into the idea of what it would feel like mentally and physically to test drive running every day for a year...

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Inspiration

Your Most Important Relationship

The most important and most difficult relationship you'll ever have is you....

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Inspiration

No One Thought I Would Make It

...because of such invasive surgery and my severe weight loss in such a short amount of time, chances were, I wasn’t going to survive the operation....

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