NICK BENAS

NICK BENAS, USMC, QMHA, is a Qualified Mental Health Associate and a former United States Marine Sergeant as well as Iraqi Combat Veteran. Nick is the former Director of Business Operations for Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare, a private non-profit mental health agency, located on the Columbia River in Astoria, Oregon.

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SAMANTHA BOWICK

SAMANTHA BOWICK has a Master of Public Health degree from Liberty University. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration at Columbia Southern University. She is devoted to using her education and experiences to advocate for women who suffer with endometriosis. She currently lives in Aiken, South Carolina.

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JO BRIELYN

JO BRIELYN is an author and contributing writer for Hatherleigh Press and has currently completed 16 nonfiction books about health and wellness. Jo holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Education, Training and Development. She is the founder, writer, and editor of Creative Kids Ideas, a resource website that supplies parents, teachers,

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PAUL FREDIANI

PAUL FREDIANI, ACE, ACSM, is a nationally recognized fitness trainer and educator. He has been featured on national television and in magazines, including Fitness, InStyle, and Self. Certified by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Council on Exercise, he is a C.H.E.K level I practitioner.

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SARAH FUHRMANN

SARAH FUHRMANN is one of the leading voices in the rowing community and operates a fitness website UCanRow2 that brings the benefits of indoor rowing to people and groups across the United States. Sarah joined UCanRow2 to pursue her passion for rowing.

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CATHERINE GILL

CATHERINE GILL is a writer, blogger, and holistic vegan chef who specializes in natural and health foods. She studied and found her passion in writing, literature, and social science in college. She runs the popular blog The Dirty Vegan since 2010, focusing on comfort-food-style vegan recipes that are fun, accessible, and healthy.

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SARI GREAVES, RDN

SARI GREAVES, RDN, is an expert nutrition consultant and former national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. She is a leading nutrition expert in women’s health, weight management, and wellness and disease prevention. As the Nutrition Director at Step Ahead Wellness Center in Far Hills, New Jersey, Sari provides personalized nutrition counseling to […]

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SARA HAAS, RDN

SARA HAAS, RDN, LDN is a food and nutrition expert with formal training in the culinary arts. She works as a freelance writer, recipe developer, media authority, public speaker and consultant dietitian/chef. Sara is a former culinary and nutrition instructor and served as a National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Media Spokesperson.

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ROGER HALL

ROGER HALL is an HKC certified kettlebell trainer. He holds a master’s degree in education from the University at Albany. Roger has trained and been involved in fitness for 8 years. He currently lives in upstate New York where he opened a thriving kettlebell studio.

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DAVID KIRSCHEN

DAVID KIRSCHEN is the Director of Personal Training and Strength Coach at New York’s EVF Performance gyms. He has 15+ years of personal training, coaching, education, and club management experience at Asphalt Green, Equinox, Cando Fitness, and American Leisure.

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