Colorado Experts

Colorado Experts

Life Time has a variety of health and wellness experts available to speak with Colorado media. Please contact Dan DeBaun ( if you’d like to speak with or get quotes for your story from our experts.

Steve Acuna
Nutrition Program Coordinator at Life Time Centennial


Steve has been with Life Time since 2016 and has worked with endurance athletes for more than 12 years. He studied nutritional science and chemistry at the University of Arizona. As a former college baseball pitcher turned triathlete, Steve specializes in endurance training and performance athlete nutrition. He has a deep understanding of metabolism and how to improve it through proper diet, exercise and metabolic conditioning.

Certifications: NASM CPT, ISSA Nutrition Certification, Bachelors of Science Nutritional Sciences Dietetics

Available for interviews on: Nutrition, weight loss, endurance training, how to create a workout plan, workout motivation

Abby McQueeney Penamonte
Senior Nutrition Program Manager at Life Time Parker


Abby has been with Life Time for more than 12 years. She works with clients to fuel their bodies with the best possible nutrition to optimize health and performance. Abby is a competitive athlete and has gone from running 100 mile mountain races to setting state records in powerlifting.

Certifications: RD since 2005, NCSF-PT since 2016, ISSA Nutrition Coach 

Available for interviews on: Nutrition, weight management, performance and endurance coaching, powerlifting

Cole Fritz
Personal Trainer and Body Transformation Specialist at Life Time Parker


Cole has helped numerous clients find success in transforming their bodies, especially through Life Time’s 60day program. He’s also coached many on the ins and outs of weightlifting and results powered by nutrition. Cole has personal experience as a powerlifter and loves helping his clients find success in the sport and bodybuilding.

Certifications: ISSA CPT,  USPA Coach, Precision Nutrition 1

Available for interviews on: Body transformations, weightlifting, workout ideas