About

Fitness is my passion and my profession.

Rachel in use 2017My own fitness journey began in the 1980’s when I was in high school. At home I did Jane Fonda’s workout video. At school I signed up for a gym class to learn how to lift weights. I also joined the neighborhood gym to take aerobics classes. Since then I’ve explored many fitness topics from a variety of perspectives.

I’ve been a gym member and I’ve been the manager. I’ve been trained and I’ve been the trainer. I’ve been an athlete as well as a coach. I’ve been a student of fitness and I’ve been the teacher. Throughout my career one constant has been the power of the fitness myth. These stubborn myths are a major source of misinformation and they have shown resistance to debunking that would make bacteria jealous.

I believe people are tired of the fitness mythology and ready for the truth. Your fitness results depend on the choices you make every day – from your annual resolutions to how you spend your precious exercise time. Those decisions are only as good as the information you consider.

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Consumers are faced with a constantly changing barrage of fitness recommendations, promises and infamous “scientific breakthroughs,” but the distinction between reliable and unreliable information remains a mystery instead of a priority.

My objective is to help you find and use only the best information. I believe knowledge determines both attitude and action and I’ve written several eBooks to help you navigate your own fitness journey: The Fitness Paradox (i.e. the problem) and Fitness Education for Consumers (i.e. the solution). 

About The Trainer

Rachel is a freelance trainer and instructor based in New York City. In addition to holding a master’s degree in Exercise Science and maintaining several certifications, she has worked in the fitness profession for 25 years.

Rachel’s clients are busy professionals and active retirees who say she is professional, knowledgeable and trustworthy. They value her dedication and creativity, as much as her honesty and sincerity.

For her own fitness, Rachel focuses on health, fitness and mobility. She enjoys cardio and weight training in the gym as well as daily walking and a variety of stretching techniques. Rachel has played amateur baseball and is not too proud to tell you about the complete game she pitched at Mets Fantasy Camp.

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