Tony Nicholson Health

China’s Acclaimed Health & Wellness Expert, Fitness Coach, Entrepreneur, Actor & Producer. Tony Nicholson, bringing you 8 simple steps to creating a healthier, fitter, and balanced lifestyle

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Tony Nicholson

Tony is a prominent, Best-known Health and Fitness Coach in China, with a client list that includes top business executives and entertainment celebrities across the country, and the world.

“Tony started as the premier FITNESS COACH to the STARS IN CHINA before ramping up his appearances in media events, series television, and now, feature films, while building a global brand with his clients.”


ony resides in Beijing where he inspires people to transform their lives through his infectiously positive attitude, a thirst for living a healthier life and his natural ability to create powerful connections with every individual he meets.

His personal journey has motivated many others to redefine their own well-being through his health and fitness programs. Parents, teachers, students, athletes and people from all walks of life have all called upon Tony to help them live their best, healthiest lives. Tony has become the best-known Fitness and Wellness Coach in China with a private client list that includes industry leaders and entertainment icons.

Tony uses his unique understanding of both Western and Eastern mindsets to help his clients experience the best of both worlds—so they can dedicate their lives to a plan that will help them manifest their ultimate dreams. By sharing his knowledge throughout the world across multiple mediums of communication and entertainment, Tony will help build positive values for people of all ages and backgrounds.

With his brand and positive work influencing millions, Tony is poised to become a global icon with a strong presence across multiple mediums.


  • Military Boarding School, UK
  • The Hotchkiss School, USA
  • Hanshan Normal University, China
  • Tsinghua University, China
  • Harvard Business School, USA


With over 15 years of coaching experience and certifications from leading programs in America, accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), along with leading organizations in the UK, Tony is profoundly committed to helping others create positive change in their lives.

Some of his certifications have come from the Institute of Human Performance (IHP), The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), The International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), Sports Leaders UK, etc. Tony is certified in Traditional Chinese Medicine from State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, People’s Republic of China.

Tony’s 8 Minute Workout App

“Tony’s 8 minutes” is a simple and comprehensive workout formulated by Tony for anyone, anywhere, to achieve and maintain a basic level of fitness on only 8 minutes per day with no special tools or weights.

There also New features which include:

Qigong (Baduanjin) & Meditation

Using nothing more than a chair, a wall, and your own body weight, you can accomplish a daily physical workout that will dramatically improve your well-being. TONY’s 8 minute workout is based on scientific studies to provide the maximum benefit of working out regularly in the shortest time possible. Gorgeous illustrations, visual & spoken cues, and even tactile feedback makes sure you can focus on the workout while the App takes care of the rest.


No internet access needed. Work out anytime, anywhere!

Play songs from your favorite music app in the background

Fitness enthusiasts can do multiple circuits for longer workouts

Armband friendly : vibration or voice mode indicates when to switch exercises

Beautifully designed for both iPad and iPhone in a single app

iCloud sync to keep your progress up-to-date on all your devices

The “Learn” tab includes pro tips on how to perform each of the 12 exercises

Tony's Book: Core Health

China’s Acclaimed Health & Wellness Expert, Fitness Coach, Entrepreneur, Actor & Producer. Tony Nicholson, bringing you 8 simple steps to creating a healthier, fitter, and balanced lifestyle

Download Tony’s 8 Minute Workout App

This app is available only on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.


“My friends introduced me to Tony in April (2015) of this year, by this time Tony was already a famous celebrity trainer in China, with a long list of clients, many of them politicians, ambassadors, business leaders and film stars. I am not interested in just looking for a competent coach, after being with many different coaches, I want the best. I chose Tony because he is so keen, his concepts of health are excellent and I see why Tony has a powerful connection/impact on stars and normal people alike.

Dr. Chan Chai

Founder Red Bull China Chairman Reignwood Group

Tony is my personal coach and also my good friend. In the past two years Tony has brought a lot of positive changes to my life. Before I started coaching with Tony I could not do one push up, now I can do 1,311 perfect push-ups in one session and I even ran the Paris marathon. I believe that Tony’s method cannot only give you a strong body, but give you a positive mindset and a strong will. Tony is a man who can bring about positive change in you and his advice is worth following.

Mr. Pan Shi Yi

Chairman, SOHO China

Tony is effective because he teaches the importance of complete health–physical, nutritional, and mental. It’s not just about what you put into your body that counts, but rather the philosophy that physical and emotional well-being go hand in hand. He challenges and inspires his students and leads by example.

Gary Locke

United States Ambassador to China
Obama Administration, United States Secretary of Commerce, 21st Governor of Washington State.

Tony is an incredibly inspirational Coach. He taught me what is “Health” what is “Fitness.” Health means the body is fit, the diet is light, the mind is positive. Fitness is about challenging yourself for higher and higher goals. With Tony’s coaching I was fit to complete my first ever marathon.

Zhang Xin


As an Investment Banker who is constantly traveling and working; Tony’s methods have been ideal to give me the strength and energy to always perform at my very best.

Lei Zhang

Investor & Entreprenuer
Founder & Chairman of Hillhouse Capital Management, Ltd.

Tony is a great guy. He is a doer. He is a thinker. I like him.

Jiang Wen

Chinese Actor, Screenwriter, and Director

Tony has such infectious positive energy, if you are feeling bad, I believe that Tony’s book will give you the strength you need; Tony’s methods are easy to understand and will work if you continue to follow his methods.

Hong Huang

Chinese TV Host, Author, Actress & Media Figure
CEO of China Interactive Media Group (CIMG)

Tony Nicholson in the time I have known him is quickly becoming such an influence in so many people’s lives. His gifts, talent and skills around Health and Fitness has the potential to influence different cultures around the Globe. I know very few people with the drive, determination and the dedication to achieve the vision he has set for himself and others. He will certainly be one of the thought leaders of our time.

Stedman Graham

Chairman and CEO of S. Graham
& Associates
 Author & Educator

As a CEO, I have broad leadership responsibilities that inevitably comes with global travel and stress. I also have an active family who are my number one priority. Working with Tony not only made me much healthier and stronger, in mind and body, it also made me better at my job and importantly a better Dad.

Ben Way

CEO of Macquarie Group Asia

I first met Tony on a visit to The Hotchkiss School in Connecticut (2004) where I had been invited to lecture at both a Chinese Class and an international Affairs and Ethics Class…Tony is hard-working, disciplined, motivated and highly committed….

Clark T. Randt Jr

Longest-serving U.S. Ambassador
to China (July 23, 2001 to January 20, 2009)


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