Dr. Sara Solomon is the creator of the "Fat Loss Fast" System about intermittent fasting, flexible dieting and HIT Workouts. Sara's passion is making fat loss effortless, maintainable and FUN! Her philosophy is "minimum effective dose to get results".
Sara earned both a DMD (doctor of medical dentistry) and a B.Sc in Physiotherapy from McGill University in 2001 and 2005 respectively.
Sara is a writer and sponsored athlete for Bodybuilding.com, the most visited bodybuilding and fitness website in the world. She is also a Team BSN Athlete
This NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist also completed her ACE personal training, Mad Dogg SPINNING and Buddy Lee Jump Rope certifications. Sara is known around the world for her jump rope skills and her "Dr. Sara Solomon Cross Speed" Jump Rope by Buddy Lee Jump Ropes.
This retired professional fitness model competed 9 times in fitness competitions using practices that slowed her metabolic rate and her ability to lose fat. Frustrated, Sara decided to hit the books and spent 2 years devising an evidence-based system (“Fat Loss Fast”) that restored her metabolic capacity and her passion for fitness. Sara knows first-hand the challenges of juggling a busy schedule with a healthy lifestyle, which is why her system focuses on endurable, maintainable, time-saving, and metabolism-boosting approaches for losing fat. If you want to “take the hell out of healthy,” then click on DrSaraSolomon.com.
Biography (Long Version):
Dr. Sara Solomon was born on January 25, 1978 and raised in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. Sara completed her undergraduate training at McGill University in Montreal, Canada where she received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 2001. Sara’s desire to interlace science and artistry resulted in her pursuit of dentistry. After obtaining her dental degree (DMD) from McGill University in 2005 (which included 1.5 years of medical school), she moved to Toronto, Ontario for her residency training at Mt. Sinai Hospital. After 8 years of university, Sara had gained weight. In 2006, Sara finally had her "aha moment" and adopted a healthy lifestyle. Within a few months, her body completely transformed. Sara's transformation was even featured as one of Oxygen Magazine's Success Stories in 2011.
Sara earned her ACE personal training, Mad Dogg Spinning and NASM Fitness Nutrition Certifications in 1999, 2007 and 2014 respectively. Sara became a certified jump rope instructor with the Jump Rope Institute under the tutelage of Olympian and world-renowned jump rope expert, Buddy Lee in 2009. That same year, Sara entered and won her first fitness competition at 31 years of age. In 2010, Sara began actively competing with the World Body Building and Fitness Federation (WBFF). On July 2, 2011, Sara was awarded her PRO Status at the Alberta WBFF Championships. She proudly competed on the PRO stage in August of 2011 and 2012 before retiring from the WBFF stage.
- Fitness Star Montreal Nov. 28, 2009: 1st place Athletic Tall Female & Best Stage Presence Award
- WBFF World Championships Sept 18, 2010: did not place
- WBFF Quebec April 30, 2011: 2nd place Fitness Model Tall and 4th place Bikini Model
- NPC Atlantic States June 4, 2011: Bikini – 10th place
- WBFF Calgary July 2, 2011: Fitness Model: 2nd place and awarded PRO card.
- WBFF World Championships Aug 27, 2011: PRO Fitness Model: 2nd call out.
- JUDGE: WBFF Quebec April 28, 2012 Championships.
- WBFF World Championships Aug 25, 2012: PRO Fitness Model: 2nd call out.
- Inside Fitness Cover Contest: Oct. 14, 2012 and July 13, 2013: Best Bikini
The years of overtraining and over-dieting took a toll on Sara physically and mentally. In 2012, Sara gained 20 pounds despite training 2 hours a day and eating calorie-restricted meals every 2.5 hours, 6 times a day. Sara did her research and started applying evidence-based principles to her diet and training. It wasn't before long that she lost the 20 pounds of fat and restored her passion for fitness. Now Sara is able to easily maintain her lean physique without having to restrict calories or spend hours doing cardio. Sara's philosophy is minimum effective dose to get results. Believe it or not, she only trains ~30 minutes a day, never does slow cardio and eats "feasts", thanks to her Fat Loss Fast System. Sara's Fat Loss Fast System has helped over 10,000 people outsmart dieting!
Sara been featured on numerous fitness magazine covers and television shows, including Lifetime's "The Balancing Act" (2012) and CityTV's "Look I Cook" (2012). Sara’s motivational strategies, recipes, fitness regimes and educational articles have been published in numerous international magazines, including Oxygen Magazine, Inside Fitness and Natural Muscle Magazine. Sara is both a Team Bodybuilding.com and a Team BSN Athlete.
Sara is known for her evidence-based lectures addressing prevention and treatment of work-related musculoskeletal injuries, proper exercise prescription, as well as nutritional strategies to ensure long and productive careers. Sara has also served on the 2012 Official US Army Get Fit...Be Strong..World Team Fit Tour to help Buddy Lee motivate, educate and encourage children and adults to get fit and stay fit for life! (In 2011, Sara became the face of the Dr. Sara Solomon Cross Speed Jump Rope by Buddy Lee's Jump Rope Technology).
Sara also studied piano to the grade 10 level with Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music.
Sara’s goal is to motivate others to become healthier, happier and more productive through the adoption of an endurable and maintainable ("less is more") approach to health and fitness. Sara doesn't take herself too seriously and likes to make fitness fun! She is best known for her "fan and hate mail" segments, as seen in the videos below. Sara lives by the motto, “Do it Now!” and prides herself in being an athlete, a dentist, a writer, a student, and an educator.