Kristen Simmons – Precision Nutrition Certified and CPT
I was always active and in to sports in my adolescence years. What many dont know is that for most of my teens and early 20s I struggled with an eating disorder and my mental and physical state continued to deteriorate over my high school and college years.
I hated my body, hated my appearance, hated feeling so unhappy all the time. I unwillingly went to an outpatient rehabilitation program and managed to put on some weight but eventually fell back into my old ways of restriction.
I was lost and looking for an outlet. I was drinking frequently, not eating, and letting my emotions get the best of me. I was starving my body and obsessing over food.
Fast forward a few years and I was on a mission to look like the fitness models I saw on social media so I hired a personal trainer. But I never saw the results I wanted because we never took a closer look at my nutrition.
I finally realized that I did not want to go through life feeling this run down and unhappy. I hit my breaking point.
I remember promising myself I was going to commit to a better me. I was so sick of idolizing other women and their body shape. It was then that I made that commitment – to do whatever it took to find my mental happiness so the physical could follow.
I have made leaps and bounds since then. I have transitioned from envying others to becoming the best version of ME. Amber and ADOFitness has helped me immensely in my never ending journey to health, happiness, and balance. I am honored to now work beside her to help other accomplish their own goals.
I 100% believe that it was through health and fitness that I saved my life. I believe that the mental demons would have destroyed me had I not had the courage to stand up to them and take my life back.
My mission is to free other woman of these insecurities, of the detrimental thoughts and behaviors of restriction, and teach them to live a balance truthfully happy and healthy life.
Bachelor’s of Science in Finance
Minor in Sociology
Precision Nutrition Certified
Certified Personal Trainer
8th Place Bikini Open – Junior USA Nationals 2016
1st Place Overall, Bikini Open, Bikini Novice Desert Storm September 2015