Alexis Eggleton is the creator and author of the nationally-recognized blog, Trading Cardio for Cosmos.
Trading Cardio for Cosmos is where Alexis shares positive and inspirational messages, lessons in emotional wellness, healthy recipes and also features weight loss success stories, including her own! Alexis has lost more than -110lbs with Weight Watchers and exercise, without losing her sunny disposition!
After only one year of operation, Alexis and her blog have nearly 25,000 Facebook fans, and get nearly 250,000 page views each week. She also sells merchandise and provides private coaching for clients looking to get healthy and make sustainable changes in their lives.
Alexis has also been featured several times by Weight Watchers International and is one of fifty men and women in America to be named “Ambassador,” by Weight Watchers International. She even had the honor of speaking with Oprah Winfrey about weight loss and wellness earlier this year!
Alexis grew up in Roscoe, NY and graduated from Roscoe Central School. Alexis is also a graduate of The Ohio State University where she studied English, Historyand Buckeye football. During her time at Ohio State, Alexis was a member of the MountLeadership Society, Undergraduate Student Government, the Red Ribbon AIDS Awarenessgroup, the College Democrats and the sorority Chi Omega.
Alexis has always been passionate about helping others. Following college, Alexis taught was an Aide to theSullivan County Legislature and spent five years as the Executive Director of the local Boys & Girls Clubs. Alexis was the recipient of a Joel E. Smilow Prize for Leadership through Boys & Girls Clubs of America and named an Orange County Rising Star in 2010. In 2014, Alexis received the Distinguished Service Award from the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce for her commitment to the children and families of Sullivan County. In 2016 Alexis was honored at the “Women Who Make a Difference” awards hosted by the SUNY Sullivan Foundation.
In her free time, Alexis loves to bike, hike or exercise in any way, cook and create recipes and of course, blog! She lives in Orange County, NY with her Mr. Big and spends weekends with her family in “Trout Town, USA!”