Rachel co-owns and has operated Results Fitness, a fitness center in Southern California, for the past 18 years. Results Fitness was named one of the top ten gyms in the United States by Men’s Health Magazine three years in a row, and is known as one of the country’s most profitable gyms per square foot.
Rachel earned her Bachelor of Science in Physiology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and holds her CSCS with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Throughout her career she has also been certified by a number of organizations including the International Society of Sports Nutrition, USA Weightlifting, Functional Movement Systems, and Precision Nutrition.
Rachel has been featured in numerous magazines including Muscle and Fitness Hers, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Women’s Running, Oxygen, More Magazine, Runner’s World, Women’s World, Real Simple, and Shape Magazine. She was also featured in Experience Life Magazine as both the expert and as the fitness model.
Currently Rachel has her own columns in Women’s Health Magazine and on Huffington Post, and she contributes as part of the advisory board of Livestrong.com. She is the best-selling author of the book The Female Body Breakthrough, published by Rodale in November 2009. Her second book, Drop Two Sizes: A Proven Plan to Ditch the Scale, Get the Body You Want & Wear the Clothes You Love, also published by Rodale, was released in April 2013. She has conducted television interviews on Fox, ABC, and WGN repeatedly. She has been featured on numerous radio shows promoting her current book, Drop Two Sizes, and has made an appearance on the Dr. Oz Show.
A spokesperson/consultant for Nike, Rachel has also been a consultant for Secret Deodorant, Gatorade, Livestrong.com, Women’s Health and Men’s Health Magazines.
As one of the featured speakers for Perform Better, a company dedicated to functional training, rehabilitation and sports performance, she lectures nationally and internationally on topics such as strength training, fat loss, business in the fitness industry, and nutrition specifically for women, helping them to reach their potential in all aspects of their life.
In 2012 Rachel was awarded the IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year. An athlete herself, she is an Ironman triathlete and has been to the World Championships on Team USA for triathlon. She has also competed in powerlifting and fitness competitions. Extremely goal oriented, Rachel is always looking for a new physical challenge and draws from experience making her a better coach. Rachel and her team at Results Fitness strive to be the best part of their members’ day every day, achieving results, changing lives, and having fun while doing it! They are on a mission to “Change the way fitness is done.”