Nia Shanks: Nia Shanks is a writer, personal trainer, and lover of life who promotes no non-sense strength training and nutrition information. Her goal is to help as many individuals as possible achieve their body composition and performance goals through simple, tried and true, stress free strength training and nutrition guidelines.
Nia was also rated one of the 15 Must-Read Trainers Rocking the Web and she was also included in The 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness 2012.
She received her personal training certification in 2004 and continued her education at the University of Louisville where she graduated with a Bachelor’s in Exercise Physiology with high honors.
Nia is an author for Greatist.com, TribeSports.com, BreakingMuscle.com, Beautifully Hardcore, Contributor’s Corner for Experience Life Magazine, Fit Girl World, BodyBuilding.com, EliteFTS, Muscle and Strength, and has contributed to TMuscle.
The training philosophy that Nia promotes focuses on getting individuals the best results in the least amount of time. Her motto is: revolve your eating patterns and training around your life, not vice versa. She strongly believes that diet and exercise should be made as simple as possible.
Nia also teaches simple, no nonsense strength training and nutrition principles so people can achieve the results they want without wasting time, stressing out, or wasting their money.
Nia is also the SPF push/pull world record holder for her division with a bench press of 145 pounds and a deadlift of 300 pounds at the bodyweight of 122.
Finally, Nia is the creator of the Lift Like a Girl Guide and the author of Fat Loss Detour and Beautiful Badass, and the (S)hero Training Program.
Nia Shanks is the leader of the Beautiful Badass and Lift Like a Girl revolution.
She’s devoted to all things health and fitness, loves deadlifting, and is a chronic moonwalker.
Nia Shanks is the leader of the Lift Like a Girl Revolution, co-founder of Girls Gone Strong, and graduate from the University of Louisville with a degree in Exercise Physiology. She is an advocate of simple, no nonsense workout and nutrition principles that help others achieve their goals without unnecessary stress. Nia teaches how to utilize workouts based on the experience level of the trainee, available equipment and time to workout, preferences, and unique goals of the individual.
Her official site is located at: http://www.niashanks.com/