Richard Simmons

Richard Simmons is an American former actor, fitness personality, and legend who promotes weight-loss programs, prominently through his Sweatin’ to the Oldies line of aerobics videos and is known for his eccentric, outgoing and personality. Simmons began his weight-loss career by opening a gym called Slimmons in Beverly Hills, California and became widely known through his appearances on The Late Show With David Letterman and his Emmy award winning series, The Richard Simmons Show. Simmons continues to promote health and has broadened his activities to include political activism, notably in support of a bill mandating non-competitive physical education in public schools. Currently, he also provides the voice of Coach Salmons on the Disney Channel animated series Fish Hooks.

Guest Appearances

August 10, 2012

Ladies and gentlemen, we are honored to have legend Richard Simmons join us for the first ever musical episode of Sklarbro Country! Richard electrifies us with tales of early beginnings as a waiter, his appearances on Letterman, and how Sweatin’ to the Oldies became an overnight success. Randy & Jason also give Sir Richard Branson a call to chat about all things olympic and new innovations to his Virgin empire. Stop reading, sit up straight, tighten your obliques and just listen already!