Kristen is the founder of Design for Fitness, LLC and has been working in fitness and nutrition for over 30 years. She is the creator of the popular Design for Fitness Health and Fitness Blog, and the Psychology Today Health and Human Nature Blog.
Kristen re-examines the tools we have been using to lead healthier lives by taking a fresh look at some of the challenges we face. She studies the obstacles posed by our environment, such as fast food, body images promoted by the fitness industry, commercialism in gyms, and pressure from those selling the latest fitness fad. She takes into account the realities of our busy lives and current lifestyles. She keeps close tabs on research in body/brain chemistry and human behavior as they affect diet and fitness.
Kristen holds an M.S. in Exercise Physiology from Temple University. She is a Certified Precision Nutrition Coach, Certified Personal Trainer, and Certified Titleist Golf Fitness Specialist, and is trained in Lifestyle Management and Weight Control, and Health Coaching. Kristen has been on national podcasts, live radio, and You Tube interviews. She is a public speaker, workshop leader, and author of numerous articles through her blogs
Kristen and her husband live in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, where she takes advantage of the great outdoors to exercise and appreciate nature. She can be reached at www.designforfitness.com.