I believe that the key to health is understanding that the pursuit of better fitness and a stronger body is intricately connected to everything we do outside the gym. With more than a decade of experience in the fitness industry, I am a proven ambassador of holistic approaches to functional fitness, competitive Weightlifting, and overall wellness.
Health is about optimizing performance by aligning your lifestyle, mindset, nutrition habits, and training.
I earned my Ph.D. from the University of South Florida, where I focused my research efforts on the psychosocial determinants of sport and exercise. Exercise, nutrition, and overall fitness must be considered within the context of the environment, resources, and personal attitudes. I created the OPTIMIZE STRENGTH FRAMEWORK™ to empower athletes through education and evidence-based practices to be the strongest version of themselves.
I am an extremely active person and I love challenging myself with new fitness endeavors. I train and compete in the sport of Olympic Weightlifting. I am known to be high energy and thrive in my ability to coach to the very best in others. I use my education and experiences to design evidence-based exercise and nutrition coaching programs that are tailored to meet the needs of the athlete. I believe that the biggest obstacles to optimizing performance are self-doubt, misinformation, and poor coaching. My mission is to change the narrative within the fitness industry and help women build confidence and strength through science with a whole lot of sass.
Courage with compassion
Science supported decision making
Fuel your training through evidence-based nutrition principles and macro guidance in a 12-week individualized coaching program. Nutrition coaching is not synonymous with dieting or weight loss. Personal nutrition coaching is about eating to support your overall health, lifestyle, and training goals.
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