Cristy

Cristy "Code Red" Nickel

Cristy is the author of the health and fitness book The Code Red Revolution which speaks on the wrongs we have been taught about losing weight. She is also a host of her very own podcast, Rebel Weight Loss and Lifestyle Podcast, a top-ranked health show that goes in-depth about her learnings from the past 25 years in the health and fitness industry. 

Cristy began her career in the health and fitness industry in 1994. Cristy became a federally licensed professional boxer in 2003 and boxed in 15 professional fights over the world. During this time in her life, she was named of one the “Top 3 Most Dangerous Females on the Planet” by Ring Magazine. This landed her a coaching role on MTV’s hit series MADE.

Her success through this show propelled her to train top celebrities, models, and professional athletes in New York. This landed her the award “New York’s Best Trainer” by Allure Magazine.

A woman of many talents, Cristy is trying to bring Code Red Lifestyle to everyone and put an end to childhood obesity with her program Code Red Kids. She also through her 30-day challenge teaches about “cleaning out your newsfeed,” where she pushes people to clean toxic people from their lives including social media.

Cristy and her Code Red programs have nothing to do with working out or exercise at all. With the tag line of their program being “No shakes, no pills, no diet foods, no exercise.” Losing weight has ZERO to do with exercise. Cristy offers 3 digital courses for getting someone’s mind right as they go through their weight loss journey and have written 4 books to combat the mental aspects of weight loss.

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Tracy Southwick

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Elle Russ

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Misty Williams

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Darren Schmidt

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Dean Mahlstedt

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Derwin Gray

Derwin Gray is the Founder and Lead Pastor of Transformation Church. Transformation Church is a multiethnic, multigenerational, mission-shaped community that loves God completely, ourselves correctly, and our neighbors compassionately. In 2015, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Southern Evangelical Seminary. In 2018, Gray received his Doctor of Ministry in the New Testament in Context at Northern Seminary under Dr. Scot McNight.

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