Rosemary Conley CBE is one of the nation’s most successful diet and fitness experts and is best known for her multi-million selling diet books and fitness DVDs with joint sales approaching 10 million copies. To date she has written 36 books and presented 30 fitness videos/DVDs.
Rosemary has been helping the country to stay slim, fit and healthy for almost 50 years and shot to fame in 1988 via her book The Hip & Thigh Diet, which went on to sell over two million copies based on her own successful weight loss from a low-fat diet.
Rosemary has presented over 400 cookery programmes on television as well as presenting her own TV series on both the BBC and ITV in addition to appearing on “This Morning” with Richard and Judy for seven years. She continues to have a high media profile with many regular appearances on national radio and television.
In January 2004 Rosemary was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Years Honours List for her services to the fitness and diet industries and three years earlier was granted the Freedom of the City of Leicester, the first woman ever to receive this honour. In 1999 Rosemary was made a Deputy Lieutenant of Leicestershire.
Rosemary also supports many charities and works tirelessly as a Patron for STEPS – a Conductive Education School for children with cerebral palsy and other conditions, a charity based in Leicestershire.