Physicist turned nutrition and performance scientist. Currently considered one of the industry’s leading experts on human metabolism.
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I’m a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and WBFF Bikini Pro. My athletic interests include Gymnastics and weight lifting. I hope to teach clients how to pay attention to what their bodies need, when they need it and how to manipulate the foods they eat in order to reach any goal.
Certified Personal Trainer, Nutrition Coach and Level 1 Fascial Stretch Therapist. My goal is to teach my clients how to listen to their body and adapt to its needs rather than being derailed by every bump in the road.
Jim Laird has been working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach helping clients achieve their goals since 1997. He has 4 years of Division One coaching experience and over a decade of working with clients in the private sector. He has worked with everyone from housewives who just want to look good and feel good, to professional athletes in the NFL, LPGA, and MLB; his most notable client being Scott Downs who is currently with the Chicago White Sox and is going on his 13th year in the MLB. Jim has helped dozens of young athletes achieve athletic scholarships to Division 1 schools and also trains a team of female Powerlifters. As an elite level Powerlifter, Jim pushed his body to the limit for years, and now understands the difference between working out to be healthy, and working out to achieve a high level performance goal, and he want to help others do the same. Learn more about Jim on his blog: http://1b.io/tn
Dr. Frederick Navarro is a health psychological researcher with a PhD in health psychology. His work has focused on the modeling of adult health-related behavior and its relationship to diverse health outcomes. Developer of the Patterns of Adapting to Health or PATH covered in his book, Pattern of Health
I’m a competitive lightweight strongman and my other sports interests include being a perpetually disappointed Cleveland Browns fan. My area of expertise is manipulating both Carb Nite and Carb Backloading for strength and performance during fat-loss.
Nutritionist, Certified Personal Trainer, BA Journalism, MS, RD and also a NPC bikini competitor. My area of expertise is in working with clients who may be metabolically challenged, improving health outcomes, and physique building.
My area of expertise is performance and combat sports. I like educating people and getting them to where they want to be. I am passionate about being a coach and I enjoy the coaching process.
Monte is a former bodybuilder and owner of Kinetic Chain Sport LLC in Pleasanton, CA. He specializes in sports therapy, which includes strength and conditioning training, speed, agility, and recovery, which is tissue work dealing with the kinetic chain. Monte's background is in exercise physiology. He's worked with hundreds of NFL players, major league baseball players, and everyday people.
Jon is recognized internationally as a strength athlete, professional wrestler, IFBB pro bodybuilder, and author of Deep Water Method. Jon transformed himself from a scared, fat weakling into a physical juggernaut.
CrossFit Level 1 Coach and a Mother of two beautiful daughters. As a CrossFit gym owner and Coach I get the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients. My expertise ranges from implementing a mixture of CNS and CBL with female athletes and beginners.
My area of expertise includes looking at the client’s metabolic situation based on body measurements and lab values, then integrating that into a program to improve ones health. I hope to teach my clients how to improve their health.
Caroline Gick is a figure competitor, librarian, and the founder of QuarterTurn Clothing™, an upcoming line of ‘real clothes for really fit women’™. After changing her body considerably through strength training, she found that she could no longer find clothes for work that fit and flattered her muscular physique and couldn't find anyone who made them. So…she decided to, not only for herself but the many women who face the same challenge everyday.
I'm a wife and mom of two, a former kindergarten teacher turned yoga instructor, and a homeschooler. I believe that food is medicine and that diet is the key to optimal health, along with a daily dose of sun and plenty of sleep. My hope is that my real life experiences can help others achieve their wellness goals, not only for themselves, but their entire family.
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. The biggest take away I want to impart on clients are tools that can be used in the long term. I want to end yo-yo dieting and have clients build a healthy relationship with food on behavioral, performance and physiological levels.
Shana Alverson has been devoted to exercise and fitness since the age of 15. She is a 6-time regional and 4-time CrossFit Games individual competitor – and she became a professional athlete when she was signed to the Grid League’s Philly Founders in 2014. Along with her 20 years of teaching exercise, Shana has attended CrossFit’s Level 1 and Level 2 certifications and holds multiple certificates in Running Technique, Weightlifting, Programming, and Gymnastics and is the Owner and Head Trainer at Move Functional Fitness.