LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Known for her undefeated boxing record, along with being a television host, wellness & fitness expert, author, speaker and mom, Laila Ali now adds "podcast host" to her impressive repertoire, announced PodcastOne Founder and Executive Chairman Norman Pattiz. Ali today launched the Laila Ali Lifestyle podcast on PodcastOne, the nation's largest advertiser-supported podcast network. Fans can join Laila Ali on her journey to holistic greatness, as she balances mind, body and soul, and shares her passion for helping people achieve their personal best in every aspect of life. Laila believes facing life's challenges takes confidence, which comes from preparation, and she will prepare listeners for victory through insight and knowledge on fitness, holistic wellness, cooking, relationships, parenting and more. She will invite guests to appear each week, with new episodes every Thursday on PodcastOne.com, the PodcastOne app and iTunes.
"I am so excited to add a podcast to my lifestyle brand," said Ali. "I'm pumped to partner with a leading network like PodcastOne. I will be able to connect with my fans like never before, and engage with them every week, as we take the journey to self-improvement together."
PodcastOne Founder and Executive Chairman Norman Pattiz said, "We're happy to have someone of Laila's esteem, experience and class on our network. She's a legend in her own right, and it will be great for fans to see a different side of her through the podcast."
To listen to the show, visit http://www.podcastone.com/laila-ali-lifestyle.
About Laila Ali
Laila Ali is a world-class athlete, fitness & wellness expert, TV host, cooking enthusiast, founder of the Laila Ali Lifestyle Brand, inspirational speaker and mother of two. The daughter of late beloved global icon and humanitarian, Muhammad Ali, she is a four-time undefeated boxing world champion, and is heralded as the most successful female in the history of women's boxing. Laila is a regular panelist and contributor for the CBS Sports Network's all-female sports commentary program, We Need to Talk, and went on to host Late Night Chef Fight, an exciting food truck cooking competition show. For multiple seasons Ali hosted Everyday Health, airing in national syndication on ABC, in addition to being the previous co-host of American Gladiators, former host of All-In With Laila Ali and a guest star on The Biggest Loser. She's served as an Olympic commentator for NBC Sports, hosted the ESPN Sports Humanitarian Awards, and appeared on Food Network's celebrity edition of Chopped, Rachael Ray, The Chew and Steve Harvey's hit daytime talk show. In 2014 she made her feature film acting debut as the co-star of the action movie, Falcon Rising, opposite martial arts star, Michael Jai White. Laila tickled America's funny bone with multiple hilarious roles as Kevin Hart's boxing nemesis on the hit comedic series, Real Husbands of Hollywood. Never one to turn down a good challenge, she captured the hearts of millions and made it to the final round of the fourth season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" in 2007. Laila can also be seen on this season's The New Celebrity Apprentice and on her own lifestyle blog "Laila Ali Lifestyle," with a cookbook slated to be released in fall 2017.
Laila is a past President of the Women's Sports Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes equality for women in the world of professional sports. She was the 2012 "Mombassador" for the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon. A recognizable and trusted figure whose name and likeness packs a powerful punch, Laila has been an endorser for major brands such Subway and Kohl's, and created a line of hair styling tools with Hot Tools. She is also a major supporter of charitable organizations such as Feeding America and Peace 4 Kids.
PodcastOne, (www.PodcastOne.com) the nation's leading advertiser-supported podcast network, was founded by Norm Pattiz, founder of radio-giant Westwood One. The network currently hosts more than 200 of today's most popular podcasts, including Adam Carolla, Shaquille O'Neal, Steve Austin, Heather and Terry Dubrow, Dan Patrick, Barstool Sports, Dr. Drew, Neil Strauss, Gabrielle Reece, Penn Jillette, Eddie Trunk, Ross Mathews, Rich Eisen, Chris Jericho, Jay Mohr, TheCHIVE, Malcolm McDowell, Chris Webber, Laura Ingraham, the Forbes on PodcastOne Network and more.
Amanda Deutchman, PodcastOne
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