How to Stop Feeling Sluggish and Build Lean Muscle Effectively: Top 4 Tips for Busy Professionals

You're swamped. You're stressed. Your sleep is suffering. Regain your energy, circumvent common ailments and build the strong physique you desire. This concise guide focuses on impactful steps you can take right now!

Your Best Health

Restore your strength and stamina. Remedy your aches and pains.


My name is Corina. I’m a passionate personal trainer and massage therapist with 15 years of experience. I’m also a wife, a mom of 3, a hearty bookworm, and a baked goods fanatic!

I support and empower busy professionals who:

  • Need to prioritize their health
  • Need a strategic routine to fit their busy schedule
  • Want to lose weight safely and effectively
  • Need to manage stress and chronic ailments
  • Don’t know where to begin with an exercise routine

Build a strong body and boost your health from the convenience and comfort of your home with online fitness programs or come see me in person for massage and training. Benefits of a personalized program include:

  • Gain strength and stamina with proper guidance and accountability
  • Maximize effectiveness with a strategic plan to fit your needs
  • Build lean muscle, boost your metabolism, and manage your weight
  • Sleep better, reduce stress
  • Form healthier habits to support your long-term health and vitality
  • Enjoy the activities you love with strength and confidence
  • Support your mental wellness through the power of fitness!

Background and Fitness Philosophy

After spending time in corporate and seeing overworked professionals deteriorate in health, I decided to pursue my passion for fitness. I’m a strong supporter of taking small, consistent, and preventive steps to improve the quality of our lives. I’m certified and licensed in the following:

ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Post-Rehabilitation Exercise Specialist. Post-rehabilitation routines help you maintain the strength you built up in physical therapy and prevent the reoccurrence of injury.

NYS Licensed Massage Therapist; 2009 graduate of the Swedish Institute of Massage Therapy.

Nutrition and Healthy Living Coach certificate from Cornell University.

NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist. This addresses muscle imbalances and promotes a healthy balanced body. If you are experiencing muscular tension or chronic pain that is limiting your movement, corrective exercise can help alleviate your discomfort.

Mat Pilates Instructor from Pilates Unlimited – the Art of Movement

I love empowering clients toward a more robust and healthier version of themselves!

I believe fitness should be fun, insightful, and purposeful because this is truly the way it will remain consistent in your life.

Learn More

Book your virtual consultation and assessment. Based on our discussion, I will design a customized fitness program to suit your unique needs. We’ll find a routine that maximizes your fitness outcomes and fires up your internal motivation. I will be there to guide you through the process.

Ready to book a Complimentary 60-minute Consultation? Start with this form, CLICK HERE to maximize your fitness gains, boost your energy, and improve your functional strength so you can keep doing the things you love in life.

Check out my blog page for tools and strategies to support your fitness journey. With this blog, I hope to inspire, motivate, and provide insight into maintaining our bodies! I believe exercise is medicine, and many muscular pains can be managed or diminished with the appropriate exercise plan.

Begin your journey today. Send me a chat!

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Stand tall Breathe deep,
Corina Miranda-Risnes

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