Nicci Howard- Owner of HeartStrong Fitness studio and online training company along with HeartStrongFit blog, Instagram and Facebook where she gives motivation and advice for people wanting to live a healthier lifestyle. She began her career in fitness during college at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo,CA where she first studied nutrition and taught group fitness classes helping clients learn the ins and outs of good nutrition and fitness choices. She furthered her education with a Masters Degree in Business Administration/Marketing and opened her own fitness studio so she could help people face to face with reaching health and lifestyle goals. Her passion has always been working out, playing sports and living a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Nicci’s activity of choice is lifting weights, competing in physique bikini competitions and setting goals and blasting through them. She currently lives in Missouri with her amazing husband, and 2 little girls where they like to hike, boat and love life.