“Living Long and Lean” Speaker Series photos

Thank you to all who joined us for the Women's Health Advisory Council's 9th Annual Speaker Series, "Living Long and Lean," with speaker Jim Karas. Below are photos from the event held on Wednesday, October 24, 2012.

Jim Karas with Christy Riley and Karla Schwartz, Co-Chairs of “Living Long and Lean” Women’s Health Advisory Council Speaker Series

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Women’s Board members Leslie Dhamer, Jennifer Horan and Becky Milliman

Nearly 100 people attended the event at the Gorton Community Center.

Speaker Jim Karas energizes the crowd.

Jim describes how proper form and strength training is critical to develop lean muscles.

Jim shares his philosophy that the secret to living long and lean involves 75% diet and 25% exercise.

Jim entertained the crowd with humor and stories.

Jim recommends performing a “plank a day” for optimal wellness.

Christy Riley presents the book “Among the Oak Trees,” a history of Lake Forest Hospital.

The morning’s energy continued during book signing.

Whitney Keller, Lesley Fisher, Stephanie Klein and Carolina Minetti, Women’s Health Advisory Council members and friends

Jim Karas with Women’s Health Advisory Center founder and member Posy Krehbiel

Attendees like Leslie Dhamer bought and had copies of Jim Karas’ books signed after the event.