Hi there! I’m Mardee Calkins and my passion statement is to bring nutritional education and fitness to all walks of life. I believe that when we understand what we’re eating and why our health has deteriorated over the past few decades, we will make the changes to our lifestyle and diets that will change our world, save our children and put the epidemics of diabetes, autism, cancer and autoimmune disease behind us.
I’m a health coach trained through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, a comprehensively trained Pilates teacher, a registered yoga teacher, an ACE certified Personal Trainer, a Spin Instructor, a Cardiolates teacher trainer, and a kettle bell certified trainer. I own Trio Life Fitness in Austin, TX (http://www.triolifefitness.net). I have three children, a wonderful husband, some amazing four-legged best friends and a farm that infuses me with peace and passion everyday.
I’ve invented a new, at-home workout apparatus that incorporates all aspects of fitness. The website for The Nexus Trainer will launch in the Spring of 2015 and I can’t wait to share it with the world. The Nexus Body Systems website will offer online workouts, Goals-orientated weight loss plans and a healthy eating program where you get points for the healthy foods you eat. In addition to the The Nexus Trainer, I’ve developed a board game with my youngest son that will educate children and families on the benefits of great nutrition and the dangers of the chemicals in our foods and environment. The board game is “Chomped” and it’s a lot of fun with some sneaky information to teach our children (and parents, too) how they can lookout for themselves with healthier eating, living and caring for our Earth. Chomped will launch with The Nexus Trainer in Spring of 2015.
I’ve healed my body of an autoimmune disease with nutrition and my youngest son from the symptoms of Tourette’s and Asperger’s through nutrition. Our journey to health and wellness taught me that fitness alone will not make you healthy. Our world has become full of chemicals that our ruining our health, but through good nutrition, we can minimize and in some cases eliminate the symptoms, leading to a pharmaceutical-free life. I manage our conditions with food and supplements with 100% success. Follow this blog and I believe I can teach you how to heal you and your family, as well.