Carla Birnberg is an award winning author and fitness expert. A onetime personal trainer, she owned a boutique training studio, Head2Heel, in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Carla also competes in both bodybuilding and fitness including a third place finish in the 2001 NPC House of Pain bodybuilding show.
Her writing can be seen on Yahoo!Shine, in the Atkins Nutritional monthly newsletter, Experience Life Magazine, Austin Monthly Magazine and as a monthly health column in Good Life Magazine.
Carla and author Shauna Reid co-host the podcast: Two Fit Chicks & A Microphone and she can also be heard as a regular guest on the popular podcast: Dr. Fitness & the Fat Guy.
Carla is also the author of the book, The Whole Megillah: Miztvahs, Matzo Balls & Everything in Between (Bluegrass Publishing, May 2007).
Carla writes for the Austin American Statesman. Her work there includes feature stories and two advice columns targeted toward elementary school aged and tweens. She's also the author/creator of the Twisted Tales serial for which she won an award for creativity from Cox Newspapers.
Carla's blog, MizFitOnline, has been selected to serve as part of Oprah's Virtual Digital Blogging Network and is ranked by Austin Monthly Magazine as one of the top 3 health blogs in the city.
Carla attended Kenyon College (B.A. English Literature) and the University of Pittsburgh (M.Ed. focus on counseling).