Ben G. Greenfield spent most of his childhood years with his nose in a book. President of the chess club, violin player, and a complete nerd in school, he especially loved writing fantasy fiction.

After graduating, Ben’s life took a turn as he delved into another passion: fitness. He was soon named as America’s top personal trainer, one of the world’s top 100 most influential people in health, and also penned the New York Times bestseller Beyond Training.

After years of success in the health and fitness industry, Ben has returned to his love of fantasy. The Forest, the first in his new fantasy series, takes its inspiration from Ben’s own twin sons, combined with his deep knowledge of survival, wilderness, adventure, intrigue, health, suspense, and a true hero’s journey.

Ben resides in Spokane, Washington with his wife, Jessa, and twin boys, River and Terran, where he can be found caring for his goats, chickens, and organic vegetable garden, playing the ukulele, and penning his next fantasy tale.