Blogs about IDEA Fitness Journal

2018 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year Award Finalist

What a feeling! I have been selected as one of the TOP 3 for the 2018 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year Award for second consecutive year. This award is considered as one of the Oscars in the global fitness industry and the award recipient will be announced at the Opening Ceremonies of the IDEA World Convention on June 28, 2018 in San Diego, CA.List of past award winners: http://www.ideafit.com/past-award-winners

When Kindness Does Not Work

One of my toughest clients walks into my gym early in the morning; we’ll call her “Da Boss Lady.”  She was not the toughest to train, but just plain gritty in nature.  She’s the type of person that says precisely what’s on her mind with no lubricant.  When she gets on the treadmill to begin her warm up, I jokingly start to grill her on her eating for the prior week. 

2017 IDEA World Fitness Award Finalists

Thank you IDEA and global health and fitness industry for this incredible honor that gives me more energy for excellence, innovation and high-quality work within our industry!https://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/2017-idea-world-fitness-award-finalists

15-16 weeks Trying. Good Stress.

16-17 Weeks Pregnant Tomorrow Crystal

Interview with the IDEA Fitness Journal

"The power of mindset": A real priviledge and an honor to spread the message about the role of qualified fitness professionals in the fight against the global obesity epidemic through an interview that has been published in the March issue of IDEA Fitness Journal.http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/the-power-of-mindset

IDEA Fitness Journal Interview: 'The Power Of Mindset'

Bridging the Gap by Cedric Bryant, PhD (ACE Chief Science Officer): Alexis Batrakoulis, MS, CSCS, teaches that the road to permanent, sustained weight loss begins with a powerful mental game.http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/the-power-of-mindset

Being an Owner

Ahhh the glorious Owner title.. A blessing to those who know how to use it and a curse to those who crown themselves too early.I started out on the cursed side for sure! I left the gym I was working for in September of last year without a single client to follow me over to my new company.

Food Network & IDEA Fitness Journal

Many thanks to Food Network star, author, and healthy cooking and lifestyle advocate