Eric Helms, MS Exercise Science
Eric is a certified power lifting judge, weight lifting coach, personal trainer, strength and conditioning, fitness nutrition and performance enhancement specialist with the NSCA, NASM and USAW. He is a co-owner of 3D Muscle Journey LLC, a consulting business for drug free physique and strength athletes and serious gym goers and has been a personal trainer, nutritional consultant, strength and conditioning, power lifting and bodybuilding coach for a decade. He has written for the NSCA’s educational “Hot Topics” series and writes guest articles for Alan Aragon’s Research Review, and has written and appeared in Ireland’s Gym magazine,,, and He is currently pursuing his PhD in strength and conditioning at AUT University in Auckland New Zealand and is proudly an adviser for and most recently Smart-Fit-Chicks!


Amanda Vogel, MA Human Kinetics
Amanda is a certified fitness instructor and presenter for ACSM, IDEA, IHRSA and other major fitness conferences. She owns, a writing, editing and consulting service for the fitness industry. She’s a Lolë activewear ambassador and social media consultant for fitness brands and public figures, including BOSU® and Amy Dixon Fitness. In addition to being the co-author of Baby Boot Camp: The New Mom’s 9-Minute Fitness Solution, Amanda has written for popular fitness and women’s magazines, including IDEA Fitness Journal, Oxygen, Best Health, Women’s Health and SELF

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