Health & Fitness: Body Styler of the Rich and Famous

Dan Isaacson sculpts heavenly forms without scarring star egos

Dan Isaacson greeted Indianapolis 500 Winner Danny Sullivan with a reassuring smile. But soon Sullivan's grin was a grimace. As rock music pulsated through the gray-carpeted, fluorescent-lighted room, Isaacson put the race-car driver through a grueling 1 1/2-hour workout designed to strengthen his lower and middle back after injuries suffered last summer when his vehicle slammed into a wall at 185 m.p.h. in the Poconos. The punishing session included 20 minutes of fast pedaling on an exercise cycle, 60 sit-ups with a 20-lb. dumbbell across his chest, some stretching, alternate elbow-to-knee and leg raises, and lifting weights. "I don't come here...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!