Carolyn Collman, MS, ATRI-C, ACE, AEA, NETA is an exercise physiologist, nutritionist and certified aquatic therapist with advanced training in treating rheumatic diseases and sports injuries with aquatic exercise therapy. A former elite distance runner, Carolyn placed 31st in the 2000 Olympic Marathon Trials with a personal best time of 2:47:08. Over the years, she was the first place female finisher in a number of races, including the Ogasa-Kakegawa Marathon in Japan in 1996.
Carolyn is a graduate of Stanford University with advanced degrees in nutrition and exercise physiology from the University of Oregon and Clayton College. Carolyn also holds certifications in aquatic therapy, yoga and personal training. She is a frequent speaker and writer on nutrition, health and fitness and aquatic athletic rehab and conditioning, as well as a “top health blogger” and “health maven” for the BeWell Stanford and Wellsphere health networks. Carolyn is also a regular guest nutritionist for the Dr. Smiles wellness radio show.
Carolyn was an exercise physiologist and aquatic therapist for the world-renowned Canyon Ranch in Tucson for eight years and has been in business for herself as a health and fitness professional the past 15 years. Her multidisciplinary expertise combined with her experience as an elite athlete have evolved into her “Be Well”, whole-person approach to nutrition and wellness. You can find Carolyn’s blog at https://bewellcoaching.wordpress.com and her website at www.bewellcoaching.com.