Ellen designs ability-appropriate realistic workout programs and demonstrate proper form instructing in person or via Skype/Facetime. “Build, Don’t Break” and “Training for Mortals.” Before her books, Ellen worked as a volunteer assistant high school cross-country and track coach and ran with students every day after school. Bradenton Herald: "Keeping Up With the Kids." More than two dozen articles including a Tampa Bay Times Magazine cover and “Walking” Magazine centerfold stories have been written about her cooking classes and athletic accomplishments. She works with clients designing a program specific to goals, expectations and abilities. She is a rare athlete with a combination of 3 decades of running, current sprint and endurance race performances, along with training certifications.