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To inspire people and transform their lifestyle, we need a strong, motivated team. Our professionals come from varied backgrounds, different parts of the world, and contribute their irreplaceable expertise so that you can become a Better You. Regardless of our differences, we all come together because our life-long mission is to make this world Better, starting with each one of the people we help. 

Meet Our Team

Kristen Fleming

Kristen Fleming

Dietitian

Kristen is a U.S. educated and trained Registered Dietitian (MS, RD, CNSC) with clinical and international development experience.
She has her own evidence-based practice as an RD, and is eager to share her knowledge to help others.
Kristen is currently based in Lusaka, Zambia where she is enrolled in the Peace Corps.

Jovial Paul

Jovial Paul

Nutrition Consultant

Jovial is from Dubai, and is a Head EMS Instructor/Fitness Manager/Nutrition Consultant for REMS Fitness. He is certified by the Gold’s Gym Fitness Institute and Registered as a Gym Instructor.

Jovial specialises in HIIT training, Rehabilitation/injury recovery, Strength and Conditioning, Kickboxing, Body Weight Training and Weight Training, and practices each discipline himself. His approach is to focus on improving his clients’ lifestyle by motivating them and setting an example.

Soraya Ziou

Soraya Ziou

Dietitian

Soraya Ziou is a Canadian Registered Dietitian (RD) who graduated from the University of Ottawa, Canada. She worked at the Montreal Pediatric University Hospital and the Ottawa Heart Institute before joining the International Clinic of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.

With a strong interest in community nutrition, Soraya worked in Haiti and in a Syrian refugee camps affected by the scourge of malnutrition. She is passionate about food and its science!

Inga Grebeniuk-Gillyer

Inga Grebeniuk-Gillyer

Personal trainer

Inga is a European Champion in synchronized swimming who holds a Bachelor degree in Physical Education. She has experience working with Olympic level athletes, she’s produced National Champions, State Champions and helped athletes secure their spots on the National teams. Even though Inga’s resume might sound impressive and intimidating, she doesn’t just want to work with professional athletes. She strongly believes that her purpose is to help anybody she works with to achieve their fitness goals and become their best self. She is a coach who will make sure you achieve your goals by supporting, motivating and pushing you every single training session.

Laura VanTreese

Laura VanTreese

Nutritionist

Laura has a bachelor's degree in Dietetics and Nutrition, Fitness, and Health and am an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer as well as a NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist. She has worked as a nutritionist/personal trainer in clinics, fitness centers, and health coaching agencies. Her lifelong passion is to provide easily accessible tools to help others succeed and live life to the fullest.

Alex Porter

Alex Porter

Writer

Alex is a professional writer who takes pride in helping people achieve their health goals and motivates others to start taking care of their bodies through exercise and proper nutrition. Being a part of the BetterMe Team, he is extremely inspired by our mission to promote a healthy lifestyle, which includes not only physical, but also mental well-being. Alex emphasizes the importance of safe yet efficient workouts and healthy diets. His main goal is to make more people realize how essential these aspects are, and how drastically they can improve their lives.

Olivia Johnson

Olivia Johnson

Writer / Proofreader

Olivia is a passionate writer and a whip-smart proofreader who takes pride in her ability to turn hard-to-digest information into an enjoyable read. She is a book worm, a life of the party, a meditation and fitness enthusiast, and a champion for healthy living all in one. Dissecting dietary fads, debunking long-established weight loss myths and delivering science-backed quality content is her top priority. When working on a piece, Olivia tunes into her own experience of trial-and-error weight loss which helps her cut through the clutter when doing extensive research. Her unbridled enthusiasm spills over into her work and motivates readers to chase after their full potential.

Nikki Midland

Nikki Midland

Writer

Nikki is an experienced writer who specializes in nutrition, weight management and overall health. Due to her personal struggles with weight in the past, she has also developed a keen interest in fitness and exercising. Nikki believes that since she started doing sports, not only her body, her whole life has drastically changed for the better. Nikki has a great passion for helping people achieve their weight loss goals. She stands firm in her belief that tackling challenges is the only way to become a better version of yourself that is why she urges her readers to never give up.

Lana Woods

Lana Woods

Writer

Lana is an excellent writer driven largely by questions of health and mental well-being. She specializes in writing articles on both nutrition and exercise. Nothing brings her as much pleasure as helping others get their health back on track. In her works, she provides informative tips on how you can change your lifestyle for the better, develop healthy eating habits, and improve your well-being with the help of workouts. Besides, in recent years she became more interested in studying weight management, gearing her focus towards healthy weight loss approaches.

Albert Simiyu

Albert Simiyu

Writer

Albert is an excellent writer who devotes most of his time to studying proper and effective approaches to exercising and always tries to equip his readers with tried-and-true workout tips, expert opinions, and well-researched information. He is also an enthusiastic advocate for a balanced diet. He is challenged and yet inspired by studying how much influence these two aspects have on both body and mind. In his works, he always strives to provide science-backed recommendations concerning working out, meal planning, dieting, leading a healthy lifestyle, and it’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Lilly Lawrence

Lilly Lawrence

Writer

Lilly is a professional writer specializing in health and science writing. She’s highly inspired by questions of science, which particularly concern nutrition, fitness and medicine. She is a firm advocate for a healthy lifestyle, which is why she creates informative articles based on scientific research and strives to deliver clear and yet detailed information on how to take care of your body and mind. Lilly never fails to flesh out her articles with no-frills nutritional advice, up-to-date fitness tips, and latest medical research data which helps readers get a better grasp on the issue they are concerned about.

Ben William

Ben William

Writer

Ben is an experienced writer who is no stranger to fitness. His career goal is not only to educate people on proper exercising but also help them recognize the profound importance of healthy nutrition. As a writer, his top priority is to foster awareness about healthy lifestyle and encourage more people to transform their bodies and kick their deep-rooted habits. Ben strongly believes that anyone can achieve their fitness goals, as long as they work hard, stay on track and keep a positive mindset.

Clare Kamau

Clare Kamau

Writer

Clare is an excellent and experienced writer who has a great interest in nutrition, weight loss, and working out. She believes that everyone should take an interest in health and fitness, as not only do they improve your way of life, but they can also have a significant impact on your health.
As a writer, her goal is to educate her readers about the ways they can reprogram themselves to enjoy exercise, as well as break free from bad eating habits. In her articles, Clare tries to give advice which is backed by scientific research and is also easy to follow on a day-to-day basis. She believes that everyone, no matter their age, gender, or fitness level, can always learn something new that can benefit their health.

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