chris tuttle, OWNER & COACH

Chris Tuttle is a Registered Dietitian, retired IFBB professional bodybuilder, and Contest prep Coach. He started Tuttle Nutrition in 2011, enabling him to better share his extensive knowledge of nutrition and exercise with his clients. Specifically offering services and expertise in weight loss, sports performance, contest preparation, medical nutrition therapy, bodybuilding, fitness and figure competitions, and educational lectures

Chris received his bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of New Haven. From there, he expanded his understanding of nutrition by completing a Dietetic Internship at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York.  After leaving New York, he continued to study nutrition in further depth and earned a Master’s degree in Nutrition from the University of Saint Joseph. 

The importance of nutrition was evident early in Chris’s life when he was diagnosed with hypoglycemia at the age of ten. He learned the advantage of eating multiple small meals which contained a balance of complex carbohydrates and protein and resulted in stabilizing his blood sugar. Working in the past in an acute care setting at a Connecticut hospital has served to underscore the critical importance of nutrition in achieving and maintaining good health.

Combining good nutrition with physical training contributed to his success by earning his professional status as a Motocross competitor in 2004 and more recently achieving his IFBB pro card as a bodybuilder at the NPC Nationals in November 2013. 

Chris loves to educate others on the power of nutrition and derives great satisfaction helping them to achieve their goals.  He is dedicated to sharing his love of nutrition with others in the hope that this knowledge will serve others as well as it has served him.


Alexia Tuttle is a nutrition and wellness coach to weight loss clients, specialized nutrition clients, bodybuilding competitors, and pageant contestants; and co-owner of Tuttle Nutrition.

Alexia has her bachelor’s degree with honors in Business at Charter Oak State College and is certified in Monash University’s FODMAP program, Specialist in Fitness Nutrition, Precision Nutrition Level 1 certified, Pre/Postnatal as well as a CPT. 

Alexia started taking a serious interest in fitness and nutrition at the age of 19. She has competed in numerous competitions in both the figure and bikini divisions over the past 10+ years developing an expertise and positive mindset that she enjoys sharing with others. She helps her clients lose weight, gain muscle, reach their individualized goals, and educates them on how they can make their lifestyle changes sustainable for long-term success.

Alexia loves to help spread her knowledge by speaking to numerous classrooms and groups in regard to proper nutrition and healthy lifestyles, in hopes to help as many people as she can. Alexia believes that mindset, perspective, balance, and sustainability are the most important aspects in behavioral and body changes, as she touches on all aspects of wellness with her clients.

In her spare time, Alexia enjoys competing in ballroom dancing, traveling, and spending time with her husband and their 5 dogs.

She also owns Tuttle Equity LLC, which provides opportunities in multifamily real estate investing, go to tuttleequity.com for more information.


Nihar Paranjpe is a seasoned nutrition and exercise specialist with nearly a decade of experience in transforming lives through health and fitness. Nihar’s qualifications include a B.S. degree in Nutrition Science, an M.S. degree in Exercise Science, and certifications from NASM as a Corrective & Performance Exercise Specialist and Fitness Nutrition Specialist.

Nihar’s journey into the world of fitness and nutrition is as inspiring as it is unique. After battling depression for over a decade, he found solace and motivation in the gym. The rush of endorphins and the visible transformation of his body ignited a passion in him for the science behind health and fitness. This passion led him to pursue a career in the field, helping others.

He found that the key to successful bodybuilding lies in the sustainability of a nutrition and exercise regimen. This approach has been crucial in both his contest preparation and off-season periods, enabling improvement and progress.

Moreover, he believes that nutritional flexibility is essential for long-term adherence to a program. It’s not about strict dieting, but being able to adapt and adjust based on individual needs and circumstances.

In addition to these insights, his 10-year experience in training clients at his own gym has deepened his understanding of fitness. Helping others achieve their health goals has been an incredibly rewarding journey.

Beyond the realm of fitness,  he is an accomplished Indian Classical percussionist, regularly participating in concert tours with various ensembles all across the U.S.


Tori Grover is a nutrition coach and successful bikini bodybuilder. Tori has her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology: Exercise Science, M.S. in Nursing, Precision Nutrition Level 1 certified, and is a NASM Certified Nutrition Coach, Women’s Fitness Specialist, and Personal Trainer. She helps clients with weight loss, body recomposition, and competition prep. 

Tori’s passion for fitness sparked in high school, where she excelled as a multi-talented athlete, captaining three varsity teams and laying the foundation for her lifelong dedication to health and wellness. Wanting to keep her competitive edge while studying in college, she began seriously weight training and learning about nutrition to prepare for her bikini bodybuilding debut in 2019. Under the guidance of Alexia, Tori competed in the NPC for 3 years before pausing her career to start a family. As a competitive bodybuilder, Tori learned firsthand the importance of mental strength in achieving physical success. Tori emphasizes the importance of mental resilience alongside physical strength and diet adherence in achieving health goals. That’s why her coaching approach is holistic, addressing not just food and exercise but also mindset and motivation. 

With 8 years of experience, Tori’s coaching philosophy prioritizes education and empowerment over simply giving directions. She believes that clients are most successful when they understand what’s going on in their body and learning its needs so that they’re equipped to make informed decisions about their health in the future and can take ownership of their life-long health journey. 

Tori is dedicated to staying up to date on the latest research and advancements in nutrition and exercise science, ensuring that clients receive the most effective and cutting-edge coaching possible. Her passion for education and continuous learning allows her to provide personalized guidance and support that addresses each client’s unique needs and goals. One of her favorite things about coaching is when clients have “AHA!” moments throughout their journey, not just when they reach their goals.

Outside of fitness, Tori is a pediatric nurse administrator at a level-1 trauma hospital in North Carolina. She loves adventuring with her family and cooking/baking healthy versions of classic foods.