Lucas James has developed a team that is composed of the top health and fitness professionals in the country that are dedicated to educate, train, and instruct clients on how live a healthy lifestyle through proper nutrition, exercise, and weight training.
The following fitness and health professionals are consultants for Lucas James, LLC. Each client will have the opportunity to work with following professionals depending on the chosen fitness program, goals, physician recommendation and current state of health.
Strength & Conditioning Consultant
Pro Athlete Trainer – NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA
Dan has trained youth athletes starting at the age of nine all the way to professional basketball players in the NBA and everything in between. When training athletes his goals are to decrease the risk of injury and increase on field performance. Dan specializes in writing custom 90-day workout plans for men and women to achieve better performance, speed or strength.
Dan has experience training and writing weight training programs for the following sports – Baseball, Football, Basketball, Softball. Soccer, Tennis, Wrestling, Swimming, Water Polo, and Volleyball.Dynamic Sports Development – Director of Sports Performance Oral Roberts University – Asst. Strength & Conditioning Coach Arizona State University – Asst. Strength & Conditioning Coach
Karen Graham is a registered dietitian and has been in the ﬁeld of food/nutrition for over 14 years. She has been in private practice since 2007. Prior to starting her private practice, Karen worked in various ﬁelds including, clinical, dialysis and the nutrition supplement industry. She specializes in medical nutrition therapy (MNT). MNT includes the assessment, intervention and treatment of an illness or disease.
Karen will guide you in preventing, controlling or reversing your medical condition in a natural way. She takes an integrative approach to nutrition by combining cutting-edge medical nutrition therapies along with traditional, time-proven natural methods. During a consultation, Karen investigates many aspects of a person’s lifestyle in addition to diet, including sleep patterns, daily schedule, job, medications/supplements, medical records & physical activity.
Specialties: Diabetes, Chronic kidney Disease, Crohn’s, Celiac, IBS, GI disorders, Food allergies, sensitivities, Migraines, Hypertension, High cholesterol, Hypothyroid, Weight Loss, Muscle Gain.
Natropathic Medical Doctor
Dr. Leila Turner is a licensed naturopathic medical doctor (N.D.) in the state of Arizona. She is licensed as a general family practitioner, and is considered an expert in women’s health. Dr. Turner utilizes natural remedies to treat many common conditions such as hypothyroidism, adrenal fatigue, abnormal pap smears, uterine fibroids, depression, anxiety, menstrual irregularities, PCOS, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis and other hormone related issues. Each patient is treated individually and is often prescribed herbs, nutritional supplements, and nutritional and lifestyle counseling.
Dr. Turner received two Bachelor Degrees from the University of California in Santa Cruz in 2002; one in Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology and a second in Psychology. She received her degree in Naturopathic Medicine in 2007 from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr Turner is one of the few Naturopaths to have 2 years of residency experience.
Specialties: Naturopathic Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Botanical Medicine, Homeopathic Medicine, Physical Medicine, Lifestyle Counseling and Stress Management, Emotional Health Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Women’s Health/Gynecology, General Health, Fatigue, Headache/Migraine, Weight Loss/Management, Hot/Cold Sensitivities, Insomnia, Arthritis/ Osteoarthritis, Acute and Chronic Pain, Hypo/hyper thyroid conditions, Wellness and Prevention.