Christine Hronec | Food Scientist & Nutrition Expert
Christine Hronec is the co-owner and food scientist of Body + Mind Nutrition, a dietary supplement manufacturing company based out of Philadelphia and the founder of Gaugegirl Training, an online meal planning, training, and coaching service.
Christine graduated from Drexel University with a B.S. and M.S. degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering in 2005, getting her start with Fortune 100 Company DuPont as a Process Engineer, being the only female engineer under 40 in a building of over 500 scientists! Changing industries in 2008 with a desire to focus on health based sciences, Christine served as Senior VP of Research, Development, and Manufacturing of Nuvilex, Inc., a company focused on the use of biotechnology to engineer safe and natural products in the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries.
Having an entrepreneurial spirit, Christine utilized her engineering background to establish a cGMP certified dietary supplement production facility with two business partners to manufacture the Body + Mind Nutrition brand as well as private labeled supplements for domestic and international distribution. Christine’s passion for nutrition and fitness was sparked in the lab where she formulated sports nutrition supplements for Body + Mind Nutrition and many other popular commercial brands. As a former marathon runner and self proclaimed “cardio junkie”, Christine grew frustrated logging in hours and hours of weekly cardio without achieving her desired physique goal of having 6 pack abs and lean muscle definition.
Putting her science to the test, and much research and consultation with fitness professionals and nutrition industry experts, Christine took 2nd place at her first NPC Bikini Competition in a show of over 40 competitors and became a nationally qualified NPC Competitor after only 9 weeks of targeted training and nutrition. After competing at the GNC National Bodybuilding Championships she considers herself officially addicted to the blood, sweat, and tears of the bikini competitor lifestyle. Christine’s current goal is to turn pro and utilize scientific principles to provide women the proper tools and guidelines to reach their fitness goals.
Catherine Munster | Lead Nutrition
Consultant Catie graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from West Chester University. In June 2015, she began working as a intern at Gauge Girl Training. Shortly after, she was hired as a nutrition consultant. She manages the meal planning protocols and comes up with innovative ways to engage clients such as the Fitbit Challenge. In her spare time, Catie enjoys staying active by hiking and doing yoga. In September 2016, Catie will begin working on her Masters in Clinical Nutrition at the New York Institute of Technology.
Emma Owen | Nutrition Consultant
Emma graduated with a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from Pennsylvania State University. It was there that she discovered her passion for health when she became heavily involved in a women’s fitness organization on campus. She is a true foodie at heart, and likes to earn those calories doing anything outdoors–hiking, jogging, swimming, or walking her Goldendoodle. Emma started her post-graduate career as an intern for Gauge Girl Training and is now a full-time employee writing meal plans and working with various social media outlets. She is truly elated to be able to help others everyday through doing what she loves.
Elizabeth Josephs | Nutrition Consultant
Elizabeth Josephs is a Nutrition Consultant for Gauge Girl Training. Elizabeth graduated from Kaplan University with a B.S in Nutrition. She also has an associate’s degree in Sports Management from Northampton Community College. At a young age, Elizabeth exhibited an interest in sports and fitness, playing soccer and basketball. From playing sports, Elizabeth recognized the importance of nutrition, and eating a balanced diet to perform on the court and field. Even though Elizabeth no longer participates in competitive sports, she still maintains healthy eating, and a daily fitness routine. Elizabeth has a passion in helping others achieve both fitness and nutrition goals. Elizabeth believes that to achieve both fitness and nutrition goals, you need hard work and dedication.
Liam Tumelty | Digital Marketing Specialist
Liam is an associate of the digital marketing department at Gauge Girl Training. He is a proud Penn State alumni with a B.A. degree in telecommunications. As a person who has always strived to capture life’s moment on film, Liam has been an experienced videographer. His creativity comes to light through the video production behind the Gauge Girl Training YouTube channel. Also, his writing reflects his enthusiasm for the fitness industry. When Liam is not writing or being creative in an editing suite, you can find him at a CrossFit box or doing CrossFit workouts at the beach