Confessions of a Fitness Professional Behind the smile and motivational cues, lies a trainer who is fed up with your you-know-what. Chapter 1: How light? Day 1 Me: Welcome! Please get a pair of light, medium, and heavy dumbbells. Class: How light? Me: It's up to you. Class: Like light light? Me: Yes. Class: Like … Continue reading How light?
Goodbye! Dear FIU Family, I've had great times at Florida International University - Wellness and Recreation Center. I'm so proud of the community of dedicated patrons who have made my PantherFit classes enjoyable and memorable, and my personal clients who I've built close relationships with and watched develop. I love you guys and I am … Continue reading News for U
I recall a time in first grade, getting permission to use the restroom, which was located way on the other side of the school! At least it felt that way at the time. Upon my return, I started looking for my seat in the classroom, but something wasn't right. The room looked a bit odd, … Continue reading Are you in the Right class?
Participants gather in group fitness classes for various reasons, but all with the common intention to improve themselves. Some may be interested in improving physical features like gaining or losing weight. Others may look forward to the social aspects like having company and support as they workout. Many wish to experience improvement in their mood … Continue reading Is Your Group Fitness Instructor a Teacher?
Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to volunteer at the Mad Dogg World Spinning and Sports Conditioning Conference 2018 that took place in my city, Miami, FL. This was my first time and I was anxious to see what the experience would be like! Participants assembled from every state that you can think of! … Continue reading Mad Dogg Spinning Experience
I fell a little behind on my kickboxing posts. I did, however, get a little more creative with the video for this one, which (hopefully) makes up for the wait! Without further adieu, here is... Combo 3 of Summer Meltdown Triple Step Forward, Back Kick Triple Step Backward, Front Knee Repeater Back Kick to Front … Continue reading Be Right There | Cardio Kickboxing