Ben Brown, MS, CSCS, Nutritionist
Ben Brown is the owner of Body Systems, a fitness and nutrition consultancy that offers a holistic approach to solving health problems and improving sports performance. It heals stressors and imbalances from the inside out with customized health plans based on individual goals and biochemistry.
Ben specializes in corrective exercise, strength and conditioning, stretch therapy, nutrition counseling, nutritional supplementation and holistic lifestyle coaching. His customized fitness and nutrition programs have helped clients achieve their goals through weight loss, improved performance, injury prevention and improved vitality.
For nearly a decade, Ben has trained and counseled individuals of all physical abilities, from youth through professional athletes. Prior to founding Body Systems, he served as a strength and conditioning coach for Chandler Gilbert Community College and for the Arizona Cardinals. In addition, Ben has maintained an active practice designing corrective, performance enhancement and rehabilitative exercise programs for clients with chronic musculoskeletal problems, weekend warriors and professional athletes. He is also a member of the adjunct faculty for Chandler Gilbert Community College.
Ben, a Scottsdale resident, earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education from the University of Arizona and a master’s degree in exercise and wellness from Arizona State University. He is currently pursuing a second Master’s degree in Human Nutrition from The University Of Bridgeport. In addition, he is a CHEK (Corrective High-Performance Exercise Kinesiology) Level 2 Practitioner, Certified Metabolic Typing® Advisor and Functional Medicine Practitioner (Kalish Method).
Professional Stats at a Glance:
- Master’s Degree in Exercise and Wellness from Arizona State University
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
- Certified Nutritionist
- Certified Metabolic Typing® Advisor
- CHEK Practitioner Level 2
- Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level 2
- CHEK Certified Golf Biomechanic
- Active Isolated Stretch Therapy (AIS)
- TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor Level 2
- NMT 1 (Neuromuscular Therapy)
- Functional Medicine Practitioner (Kalish Method)
- Poliquin Certified BioSignature Practitioner level 2
Kaitlin Mackay – Intern
Kaitlin is a senior majoring in Nutrition at California Polytechnic State University. Last summer she was the nutritionist and Celiac cook at Bearskin Meadow Camp, a diabetic youth camp in California. She has also been a dietary technician assistant at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix.
Following graduation, Kaitlin plans to attend graduate school in pursuit of a master’s degree in sports nutrition or attain a Registered Dietitian credential through completing a dietetic internship. In the future she hopes to work with athletes, with focus on sport nutrition and human performance.
Kaitlin has been passionate about nutrition her whole life. She takes pride in her healthy eating habits and loves to cook. She leads an active lifestyle, including weight lifting, sand volleyball, and racquetball. Kaitlin loves sharing her passion for nutrition and health with others and often enthusiastically tries to teach those around her about anything nutrition-related.