The First Step to a Better You


Why Us?

Smarter Athlete Fitness and Nutrition offers individualized nutrition and fitness coaching, tailored to help you reach your goals.  If you are tired of fad diets that aren't sustainable long term, want to eat the foods you like, workout because you enjoy it, and see the body composition changes you want, then this is the place to be.  We want our clients to reach their goals without the restrictions commonly made on fad diets and believe that if you actively participate in any form of exercise you are an athlete.  


Our mission is to transform lives through fitness and nutrition.  With our background in Division 1 College Athletics, Exercise Science, and Nutrition, we will help you to achieve all of your wellness goals.  Whether you're an aspiring college athlete, someone looking to improve overall health and body image, or just looking for longevity and wellness, we are here to help.




Amy W.

I love food and love to eat.  Both have been a source of true joy for me and not something about which to fret.  I just exercised, ate and went about life.  Well, when my mid forties rolled around, I noticed that my workouts weren’t doing the trick so being a child of the 70’s, I embraced the cutting calories approach to nutrition .  That worked for a bit but my performance at the gym began to suffer and to say I was cranky and hungry all of the time was an understatement.  I just kept with it and chalked the slow down up to staring 50 in the face.  Frustration set in and I was looking for a solution.  I started working with Paige at Smarter Athlete and things changed quickly.   She shares a love for food and has taught me that less is not more.  Her approach to nutrition is very positive and quite refreshing .  She took my history, current lifestyle and my fitness goals into account and conjured up my magical macros.  She told me that to achieve my desired fitness level and body composition, I needed to eat more.  That was a completely foreign concept to me and hard to believe.  She explained that there truly is a science to it all.   All I can say is that it works and to achieve my desired results with the added benefit of more “joy” was a win- win.



Owner, Head Nutrition Coach

Exercise has always been an important part of my life.  I was involved in soccer from a very early age and it allowed me to play at the collegiate level.  Playing Division 1 soccer is where my interest in nutrition started.  Fueling my body properly was critical to support my daily practices and strength & conditioning sessions. I followed my passion and earned my B.S. in Exercise Science. The nutrition courses, coupled with my desire to learn everything I could about human performance resulted in me continuing my education. I am currently working towards an M.S. in Health, Exercise, and Sports Science at The Citadel. Additionally I am a WAG Certified Nutrition Coach and a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer.  I have seen firsthand the positive changes the correct diet and exercise have on people’s lives and want to share my knowledge and passion with others.  I am a firm believer that one should do what they can to make the world around them a better place; through Smarter Athlete Fitness and Nutrition, I believe I can positively impact people’s mental and physical health, which in part will allow them to be their best selves and in turn positively impact the world.


Fitness Coach

Coach Greg has always had a passion for health, fitness & coaching and has been involved in sports & fitness his entire life. His first exposure to weight lifting was at age 14 when his dad dragged him to the gym at 6am to train with him and his bodybuilder friends. Thousands of curls, bench presses and years of skipping leg day turned into a lifelong pursuit of health and functional fitness, and in 2011 to CrossFit.  

Always looking to improve, Greg not only took to CrossFit and the benefits of functional fitness, but he dedicated his time to becoming a CrossFit Certified Level 2 Trainer.  Combining his sports background, bodybuilding  and various training methodologies with CrossFit, Greg became a coach in high demand.  Having a family and full time office job, and now over 50, Greg understands the benefits of fitness, health and wellness for adults with a busy schedule and less active job, as well as how to coach competitive athletes to reach their best levels of performance.

Greg’s athletic background includes playing college soccer at the University of Denver, over 30 years of boxing, kickboxing, Hawaiian Kenpo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and various adult sports leagues; Greg now dedicates his fitness and competitive efforts towards CrossFit, a passion for nutrition, sports performance and coaching athletes of all ages and experience/fitness levels.



(203) 885-8578


(203) 885-8578

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