Meet our Amazing Team!

 

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Sara Marie, Founder and CEO of Shefit, has been a health and fitness advocate for as long as she can remember. Sara Marie, lives the life of a quintessential powerhouse – with accomplishments ranging from Miss Michigan Teen USA and Mrs. Michigan America to 3rd place world PRO finish at the WBBF and a current IFBB Bikini Pro. Shefit was created to proved a superior bra that fits perfectly and offers excellent, high-impact support.  The Shefit Ultimate Sports Bra has revolutionized the way support is supposed to function and feel; because a poorly fitting bra shouldn’t be the thing that stops you from living the active lifestyle you want to live.  Sara is also a full-time wife and mother to be beautiful family. Pursuing life with passion and tenacity, her success in business, beauty, and health is meant to serve a much larger purpose – and that’s to be a solid example to her four daughters.  In everything she does, she hopes to set the standard of what it means to be a strong, beautiful trailblazer for her girls and empower them to feel that they can accomplish anything – no matter what the activity.

Find out more about Sara’s and her amazing collection by visiting: https://shefit.com/pages/our-story


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Pilates Platinum began shortly after I experienced my first workout on a Megaformer, which is the revolutionary version of the Pilates machine, the reformer.  Like many of my current clients, I fell in love with the workout and experienced amazing results after just a short amount of time.   Amazingly enough this all happened at a time when I was in my last year of college at UCLA and considering my career options.  It was a combined passion for health and fitness with my new found favorite workout that led me to open my first studio in Hollywood in 2006.  At that time, I had a small goal in mind to introduce this amazing workout to the community.  To my surprise, the phenomenon caught on very quickly, so much that I decided to expand my business and open 3 additional studios.  I hope to open a fifth studio sometime in the next 2 years.  I absolutely love life, spending as much time as I can with family, dancing, running, trying new fitness crazes, being outdoors, drinking green juice and laughing with my friends.  I am a Texas girl residing in West Hollywood, CA!

Learn more about Heather and Pilates Platinum by visiting: http://www.pilatesplatinum.com


jenniferLambioHi! I am a nutrition, cooking, food science and fitness junkie. I hold a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition & Food Science from New York University. Prior to my formal education, I thought I already had a pretty good grasp on good nutrition. However like many, I was being misled by celebrity fad diets and ineffective workout crazes that I would see on the news. I am delighted to see however, that during the past few years, there has been an abundance of reliable information and health tips available on nutrition and fitness, such as you will find on this website! I am glad to be a part of the growing movement where more people are consciously adapting to healthier lifestyles. I am a New York City native currently residing in Tucson, Arizona.


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 I’m a blogger, instagrammer, food lover and recipe healthifier…. welcome to my world! 


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As an 18-year vegan veteran and 11-year certified fitness and wellness coach, my passion is to help people get fit and healthy by transitioning to a well-balanced vegan lifestyle. I created my brand, Sexy Fit Vegan™, to share with people my knowledge and experiences, past and present, that have helped me attain a conscientious and compassionate lifestyle that is also invigorating and electrifying! My mission is to educate, inspire, and empower people all over the world with tools to make conscious choices and live a life they love.

Make sure you check out my website, www.sexyfitvegan.com and sign up for the free newsletter for additional valuable fitness and nutrition tips, information, and recipes!


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Hi. I’m Lindsey Banks, founder of Fit Life Pursuits. I have a passion for fitness and for helping women create a fit lifestyle that requires small changes, not big sacrifices.

My site will help you to find a fitness routine that works for you…while working a full-time job, or running a business, or raising a family. It’s about finding time for what makes you happy, healthy, and fit! At fitlifepursuits.com you can join a monthly virtual fitness challenge with other women like you who have similar goals! You will get a great support system and accountability.


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 Hi! I’m Jenna, a certified personal trainer, group exercise instructor, and author of Little Green Running Shoes, a healthy living and exercise blog. I blog about my latest exercise tips while providing a common place for active people to discover new workout trends. My passion for active living began at an early age in the dance studio and flourished thanks to my parents. I have dedicated my life to helping others reach their healthy living goals through exercise and positive thinking. Don’t settle for anything less that what you want and always keep your focus on the ultimate goal.


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I am a beauty blogger with a great desire to learn new things and a passion for natural wellness and beauty. I am the founder of Organicbeautyblogger.com, an online beauty blog dedicated to sharing topics that are focused on a beauty and nature. Connect with me on Twitter and Instagram.

 

 


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Hi, I’m Anjali! I am a food writer, board certified health coach, and the owner of the The Picky Eater, a healthy food and lifestyle blog.  I grew up a “whole wheat” girl, but married a “white bread” kind of guy. Hoping to prove that nutritious food could in fact be delicious and desirable, I taught myself how to cook and successfully transformed my husband’s eating habits from a diet of frozen pizzas and Taco Bell to healthy, yet flavorful recipes made with simple, wholesome ingredients. Through my blog, The Picky Eater, I share my passion for tasty, healthy cooking. Follow me on FacebookTwitterPinterest, or subscribe to my monthly newsletter here!


PictureHi, my name is Juhea Kim. I’m the co-founder of Peaceful Dumpling, a vegan lifestyle network.  I’m a long-time vegan, and passionate about spreading the message of peaceful, inspired living.  My mantra is “Do what makes your soul shine.”  Previously, I’ve worked for Random House and Vogue Magazine. My work has appeared in New York magazine,Time Out NY, and Mind Body Green; I also contribute to the Huffington Post. Follow me on Facebook , Pinterest, and Twitter @peacedumpling.



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My name is Naomi and I love everything fashion and beauty relative! I enjoy a great DIY as well as finding out who wore what at the most recent awards show. I am the creator of KissTheChaos.com, an online Beauty/Health, Pop Culture, DIY, and fashion blog. I am dedicated to offering inclusive and diverse information about living a healthier and happier life. Connect with me on Twitter and Facebook.


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Hey y’all, I’m Susan AKA theFoodette! I blog about the real food that my real family really eats! We are an on-the-go family that needs quick and healthy meals to fuel our active lifestyles. I created thefoodette.com to document these tasty dishes in hopes that other busy families would be motivated and inspired to ditch the fast food and spend a little time together in the kitchen.
In February 2014 I was featured in Austin Fit Magazine for my Pumpkin Pie Protein Oatmeal recipe. I have also worked with MyFitFoods and the California Avocado Commission. I am currently working with Hamilton Beach, Ninja, and Keurig.
I was an Ambassador for the Fit Foodie Race Series, and am attending the Prevention Magazine R3 Summit in October as a VIB (Very Important Blogger).


henrycroftcontributor

Henry is a fitness junky with a passion for running, strength training and martial arts. You can find him blogging over at GymTalk.


PictureHi, my name is Lauren Majewski. I am a busy mom, of 2, a wife and founder of the Fit Force Team and Lauren Majewski Fitness and Health.  I am a former high school/college athlete, NFL professional cheerleader and former fitness competitor. I have a BS degree from the University of Delaware in Individual and Family studies with a specialization in Counseling and Human services focusing on Mental Health and Nutrition. My love of fitness and nutrition and real world experiences as a fitness professional and a mom have inspired me to reach out and help other overworked, busy moms try to navigate through the whirlwind of everyday life.  Lauren Majewski Fitness and Health offers an understanding community of support and accountability to help you establish yourself on your own time in the comfort of your own home, with some of the most sought after home fitness programs and team of people that have made the physical and mental transformations themselves or are feeling similar.  I am here to empower you and help you realize that you will have more to give to others if you can give to yourself first. Read more about me and my journey on my BLOG as well as get great tips and motivation. I am also on FACEBOOK and on PINTEREST.


Picture” I am Dr. Kristen Bentson, the creator of YouAnew Lifestyle Nutrition. Everything I design has you in mind. Get to know me, and you will find that I can help you Change Your Meals and Change Your Life. Now, I’m not an advocate for any one type of diet. The only type of eating that I endorse is healthy eating! Hear me out: Oreos are vegan, gluten-free food are often full of sugar, sugar-free foods are usually full of chemicals, and cookies are still cookies even when they’re organic. Vegan, gluten free, sugar-free, organic doesn’t necessarily=healthy. Healthy=Healthy. Love animals? I’ll help you go vegan! Got celiac? I’ll teach you how to go gluten-free! Down on dairy? Let’s get rid of the cheese! Whatever eating style fits in best with your lifestyle, I want to show you how to do it the right way, the healthy way. If you are catching my vision for an incredible lifestyle of health and wellness, spread the word! Like me on Facebook, join me on Instagram, find me on Pinterest, follow me on Twitter and check out my Blog. Can’t wait to see where YouAnew takes you. Change Your Meals, Change Your Life!! Live Long, Live Strong, Look Fabulous.”


PictureHi, I’m Tiffany Bowler. I heart helping people feel and look fabulous! I am a Southern California native, and former student of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. I moved to Austin, Texas in 2008. In 2009, I took my love of art and fashion and channeled it into my career as a stylist, working with several well known and up and coming designers. I graduated with honors from Paul Mitchell Academy. I enjoy spotlighting and showcasing my clients attributes…appreciating that true beauty starts from within. I believe when you feel good emotionally and physically, that it tends to reflect in your outer appearance as well.  
I enjoy being fit. I love yoga and became gluten free over a year ago. Being a fitness enthusiast and stylist, I realize that individuals who exercise also have needs  as it pertains to their personal style, whether it be hair or wardrobe needs.  I enjoy helping people  accommodate their personal styling needs and meet their fitness goals all in one.  I look forward to providing you with beneficial information regarding beauty, fashion and wellness. Please feel free to email contact me at styleexpert@fitnessgalore.net.     


SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR
GUEST CONTRIBUTORS

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP

Amie Valpone  is the Editor-in-Chief of www.TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer, Writer and Motivational Speaker specializing in simple gluten-free, soy-free and dairy-free ‘Clean’ recipes.  Amie recently healed herself from a decade of chronic pain including Lyme Disease, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Hypothyroidism, Heavy Metals and much more exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating and Detox saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too.  Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, organic, whole foods. Amie’s work appears on Martha Stewart, Fox News Health, WebMD, The Huffington Post, The Food Network, Glamour Magazine, Clean Eating Magazine, SHAPE Magazine, Prevention Magazine, PBS and many others.

Visit Amie on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus and Pinterest @TheHealthyApple. My first cookbook on ‘Clean Eating and Detox’ will come out in Spring of 2016.

 

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Writer/Yoga Instructor
Laci Chiodo graduated from Cal State Long Beach in 2006 with a BA in English-Creative Writing and a minor in Comparative Literature. In addition to having worked as a freelance writer and editorial assistant for the Wellness section of Glam.com,she is a San Diego based yoga teacher specializing in traditional Ashtanga Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Power Yoga, Yoga Therapy for children with learning disabilities and behavioral disorders, and Yoga for Teens and At-Risk Populations. Laci enjoys teaching and practicing yoga, reading, and writing.
To learn more about Laci, visit www.yogamermaid.com

 

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Writer/ Fitness Enthusiast
Brenda Panin is a freelance writer, passionate yogin and a full time mom of two beautiful girls. In her free time she enjoys exercising and shopping. Brenda is interested it topics related to alternative, beauty and fashion. She enjoys seeing her readers getting useful information from her articles.