Which classes do you teach?
Cycle at EFC on Tuesdays and Bootcamp Express at RFC on Wednesdays
How did you get started in health and fitness?
I was always an active kid. I ran track in middle and high school as well as lifted weights. As an adult I fell in love with the sport of Triathlon. I love exercise and I wanted to share it's benefits with others so I became a trainer.
How would you describe your training style?
I'm a trainer who listens and delivers. I take feedback from clients as well as my own observations and develop a plan specific for the individual keeping their goals in mind.
Top three favorite exercises and why?
Cycling - I like to go fast and it's a great endurance sport
Rope Climbing - It's challenging and rewarding
TRX/Suspension Training - It increases challenge by adding instability and working your core
What food would we find in your fridge?
Fresh greens and vegetables
Lean meats like Chicken and Turkey
Any classic healthy meals that you eat?
Give your best 3 health tips that people can do right now:
Drink lots of water
Take the stairs instead of the elevator or escalator
Be sure to get ample rest between workouts
What are your best tips for losing the last few pounds?
Eat 5 or 6 smaller meals rather than 3 large meals each day.
Do you have a fitness role model? If yes, who are they and why do you look up to them?
Craig Alexander - 3 Time Iron Man World Championship winner
What is your favorite inspirational quote?
"Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength." - Arnold Schwarzenegger
What is the best piece of advice you were ever given about health and fitness?
Adequate rest is equally as important as getting regular exercise
What are your favorite exercises for developing abs?
I love doing abs on TRX
What are your favorite exercises for developing a nice butt?
Kettle Ball Swings
What is your favorite form of cardio?
Running, Biking and swimming... Hey, I'm a triathlete...
If you could be the best at one sport/fitness activity, what would it be?
Triathlon, particularly Iron Man
What is your favorite song to workout to right now?
Turn Down for What by Lil Jon
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