Beth Funari Sims

Beth Funari SimsBeth Funari Sims

Beth is a Sports Performance Trainer who specializes in working with women and kids. A health and wellness junkie who enjoys helping others reach their personal goals.
She previously worked in Publishing/Journalism, and loves combining her passion for wellness with writing. She’s into cooking, whipping up healthy cocktails, reading in bed, discussing women’s issues, and spending time with her husband, and one-year-old daughter.
Beth relocated to Cleveland from NYC a few years ago, and now is happy to call CLE home. Stay connected to Beth on Instagram @FitnessBeth, or email at

Workout Nutrition, and What's Up with Fasted Cardio 

Did you know July and August bring the second most indulgent time of the year after Christmas. BBQs, ice cream cones and rose’… that care free summer attitude often means we’re a little less disciplined when it comes to nutrition. I say live your life and enjoy some of those summertime treats! But recognize that you have to put […]Read More »

Why Choose Travel

I don’t like to have regrets, (who does?) but whenever conversation lends itself to dispensing the following information I do so in a vehement fashion. When in doubt – travel. During my junior year of college I made the decision to skip out on a semester abroad in favor of staying close to my then-boyfriend. Big […]Read More »

Why You Seriously Need to Strength Train

In my years as a trainer, I’ve heard countless women and young girls say they’re scared of strength training because they “don’t want to get too big or bulky.” They somehow equate picking up a dumbbell with looking like a bodybuilder. The misconception drives me bananas! Women do not have the testosterone to easily develop […]Read More »

Postpartum Bodies: You Are Not the Same, and that's OKAY

Childbirth is no joke. I’m in the phase of life where many of my friends are new mothers so pregnancy, and its aftermath tend to be a common topic. For many years I’ve trained pregnant and postpartum women. I know all the best movements to keep a woman strong and physically fit both during pregnancy […]Read More »

How to Set and Reach Your Fitness Goals

It’s a new year and just in case you missed the memo the wellness industry is happy to remind you. As a fitness professional, I love seeing people (re)invigorated to take better care of themselves. But sometimes the noise can be deafening. It seems like everywhere you turn there’s a different product or program promising “to […]Read More »

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Beth is a seasoned Health & Fitness Professional. She works with people from ages 7 to 85. Her clients range from experienced athletes to those who’ve never seen the inside of a gym. She specializes in athletic training, prenatal, and postpartum fitness. Shoot her an email at to learn more.Beth loves combining her two passions – writing and health.
She’s constantly investigating the latest wellness trends, and deciphering what’s legit, and what’s propaganda.

She gets anxious when she’s still for too long. She can’t stand littering, and lives to travel.

As a newish Mom she’s still wondering if that elusive work/life balance exists.