Skyler Tanner, MS
Exercise Physiologist, President and Co-founder of Smart Strength
Master of Science in Exercise Science from Texas State University
- ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist
- Functional Movement Screen Level 1
- Ancestral Health Symposium 2014 “Resistance Training and Cognitive Function”
- Prevention R3 Conference 2016 “Uncomplicated Resistance Training for Brain Health”
“I’m an exercise physiologist with more than 18 years of one on one training experience. My experience training clients as young as 10 and as old as 94 gives a unique perspective – one that helps my clients improve health, function, and longevity with minimal time investment. I believe that you shouldn’t risk getting hurt to get healthy, that you should have all the strength you need for anything you want to do in life, and that, if you do it right, you’ll enjoy robust vitality until the day you die.
I hold a Master of Science in Exercise Science from Texas State University. I’ve lectured at the Ancestral Health Symposium in 2011 at the University of California Los Angeles, and in 2014 at the University of California Berkeley, both industry leading events at the intersection of evolutionary medicine and healthcare. My work has also been featured on Fox and on the Prevention Magazine media network. In addition to my one on one training work, I am also a lecturer with World Instructor Training Schools, who provide personal training certifications through more than 100 universities worldwide.”
Sarah Tanner, M.Ed.
Co-founder and Office Manager at Smart Strength
Sarah has been a life-long athlete and lover of sports. Throughout high school, college, and her early 20s she was an avid distance runner but always included strength training as part of her routine. Having spent the last 10 years as a middle school science teacher and now the mother of 2 young boys, time has become an invaluable commodity. Influenced by Skyler and conferences she has attended with him, she has learned that working out at all costs is not the smart way to train. She has learned that making sleep a priority and a real food diet must come first and are closely followed by focused strength training. This has lead her to a stronger and happier life with more time for her family and allows her time to do the things she enjoys which still includes the occasional run.
Edwin Guardarrama, B.S.
Personal Trainer at Smart Strength Austin
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Brooklyn College
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Brooklyn College. He is an avid reader of exercise science and nutrition science as well as a multitude of other topics ranging from political science to poodle training tips. His personal goals are to earn his ACSM Exercise Physiologist Certification and to participate in a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu tournament by the end of 2019. His personal message is “I can’t wait to help everyone reach their goals. Let’s get after it!”.