Meet Our Fit Family Challenge Panel of Experts
Our Fit Family Challenge panel of experts will guide our two spotlight families, the Hudsons and the Armstrongs, through eight weeks of healthy lifestyle changes, offering strategies for improving their attitude, nutrition and fitness level. Before and during the Challenge, which takes place Aprl 15-June 9, they will also blog about ways you, our readers, can improve your family's overall health.
Cindy Goulding, our motivational coach, is a licensed professional counselor, as well as a health and wellness coach and certified personal trainer. She is the author of Healthy Weight: It's a Family Affair. Learn more about her at victoriousmcg.com. (Picutured at right)
Maria Kennedy, our nutrition expert, is a registered dietitian and a licensed dietitian/nutritionist specializing in individual nutrition assessment and counseling in Cary. Learn more about her at mariakennedyrd.com. (Pictured above left)
Ryan Fahey, our personal trainer, is a member of the Certified Personal Trainer's Network of Canada, and a canfitpropersonal training and fitness instructor specialist. He is also the program manager for Be Active Kids, an interactive health program created by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation for N.C. children ages birth to 5 offering tips, ideas and suggestions for adults working or living with young children to develop healthy physical activity and nutrition habits. He blogs at