Shannon Clark


Shannon Clark holds a degree in exercise science and sport performance from the University of Alberta in Edmonton. Her love for physical activity began with her time as a competitive figure skater and she has since been working in the health and fitness field for over 10 years.

When she's not writing about fitness or working out herself, she loves working as a personal trainer, baking up the latest high-protein desserts, and spending time with a good book or movie.


  • HIIT It: 3 Fun, Simple Fat-Burning Workouts

    These three HIIT cardio workouts are exactly what you need to maintain your muscle mass while you lean down. File them away or do them today!

  • Bodybuilding for Teens: Start Here

    So, you want to start pumping iron? Follow these pro tips for teen bodybuilding success!

  • Ways to Manage Your Everyday Stress

    Feeling a bit stressed? Try these tried-and-true stress-fighting tips to get yourself back in that Zen state of mind.

  • 5 Tasty Complete-Protein Vegetarian Meals

    There's more to being a vegetarian than just eating vegetables. Here are five ways to get the protein you need without heading to the barnyard.

  • How To Combat CNS Overtraining

    Just like your muscular system, your central nervous system can be overworked. If you feel tired, weak, and unmotivated in the gym, your sleepy CNS may be the cause.

  • The Super Spice: 4 Delicious Turmeric Recipes

    Turmeric has been used for the past 4,000 years to make food tastier and healthier. Isn't it time you got on the bandwagon and started using this spice to accelerate your workout recovery?

  • Easy Meal Planning on a College Budget!

    It's possible to eat well and fuel muscle growth even as a student. Follow these 7 simple steps plan your college meals and supercharge your gains.

  • 12 Packable Muscle-Building Snacks

    Eating on the run doesn't need to sabotage your physique. These protein-packed snacks are easy, convenient, and perfect for adding lean mass.

  • Spice Up Summer with Grilled Fruits and Veggies

    If you're not planning on grilling this summer, you should be! These veggie grill recipes are the perfect addition to a Fourth of July barbecue or anytime.

  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Fat Burner

    Whether you're cutting for competition or simply looking to lose a few pounds, it's important to know the right way to take a fat burner! Here's how to increase the effectiveness of this popular supplement.

  • The Real Ways to Lose Weight Fast

    Weight loss stalled? We've assembled the best tips we know to turn you into a fat-burning machine!

  • Up Your Strength With A 5x5 Program

    The 5x5 program can't be beat for increasing strength, breaking plateaus, and adding muscle. Try out this classic lifting routine and see results!

  • Going Steady: 5 Reasons to Do Steady-State Cardio

    Back-to-back sessions of strength training and HIIT can leave you running ragged. Learn why there should always be a place for steady-state cardio in your fitness program.

  • Female Muscle Growth: The Summer Muscle-Building Plan!

    There's no better time than now to kick your muscle building gains into high gear. Build your beach body with these tips from fitness model Jen Jewell!

  • Summer Shred Tips: 16 Ways To Burn Fat Faster

    Muscle is built in the gym and definition in the kitchen, but the real magic happens when you make losing weight a 24/7 lifestyle. Follow these 16 essential shred tips to get cut for summer and stay that way.

  • Hot Eats: 5 Foods For Sexual Health

    You may think that an aphrodisiac is in the eye of the beholder, but modern science has identified a few foods with bedroom bona fides. Read on and reap the rewards!

  • 8 Tips to Make 2021 Your Fittest Year Ever

    Adopt these simple strategies and turn your fitness goals into the body of your dreams!

  • 5 Full-Body Workouts You Can Do at Home

    Don't let staying at home keep you from going for your fitness goals. Pick a workout and get moving!

  • RSP: Raising the Bar in Sports Nutrition

    When athletes are ready to take their game to the next level, RSP Nutrition is there to fulfill their sports nutrition needs with quality ingredients and products that work.

  • At-Home Workouts for Women of Every Training Level

    Make your resolution a reality, no matter how crammed your calendar.