Michelle Arent received both her Bachelor’s degree and Master of Public Health degree from the University of South Carolina. Michelle is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA CSCS), Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN), Certified Sports Performance Coach (USA Weightlifting) as well as a kettlebell instructor. She is the Director of Training and Conditioning at Rutgers Center for Health and Human Performance and serves as head strength and conditioning coach and head Sport Nutritionist for Rutgers Women’s Soccer. She is a competitive athlete herself having competed as a professional figure athlete in the IFBB with career highlights including a first place finish at the 2006 IFBB Montreal Figure Championships. Michelle has also run 30 races marathon distance or longer- including the prestigious Boston Marathon.