All About Fitness is a podcast that reviews and discusses relevant, factual fitness and workout information for adults who are looking to slow down the biological aging process. Come to this first-ever live recording of a podcast at IDEA, and participate in a discussion about the latest applications in the field of exercise science.
Faculty Instructor for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and faculty in Exercise Science and Nutrition at San Diego State University. Fabio was an exercise physiologist and certification manager for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) where he, during his tenure, was the original creator of ACE’s Integrated Fitness Training Model™ and lead developer of their live personal training educational workshops. His previous experiences include collegiate head coaching; strength and conditioning coaching; and opening and managing health clubs for Club One. As a national and international presenter, he is frequently featured on television, radio, internet, and in print publications. He authored chapters in various textbooks and publications, and is presently authoring upcoming academic and consumer books. ... read more.
Amy Dixon is one of the most dynamic fitness instructors and Master Trainers in the industry today. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Lifestyle Management with an emphasis in exercise physiology as well as many other fitness certifications. Amy is a contributing fitness expert for many major Lifestyle magazines, a master trainer for Schwinn, BOSU, and GRAVITY and stars in many critically acclaimed fitness DVD's. She is a former World competitive power tumbler and coach and uses that experience everyday in her classes. With over 15 years of teaching experience, she is best known for her energy and enthusiasm for fitness. Her energy is contagious. She delivers a fun, performance based class and works hard to educate and motivate her students to achieve extraordinary results. She has also been a part of the Nike Rockstar Fitness Academy in Los Angeles. Her talents have been featured on MSNBC, The Today Show, ABC News, Exercise TV, Your LA, Fox News, and MTV. Her classes and insights have been reported in Women's Health Magazine, Health Magazine, Self Magazine, Shape Magazine, Variety Magazine, In Touch, the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. Amy is the Group Fitness Manager for Equinox in Santa Monica. Check out her website at www.amydixonfitness.com. ... read more.
Fitness is all about having the energy and vitality to do what you want to do when you want to do it. Whether you want to add lean muscle mass, compete in an obstacle course race, earn that next pro contract or play with your kids (or grandkids) exercise can help you enjoy your life to the fullest and my role as a personal trainer is to help you achieve that potential. Host of the All About Fitness podcast, blogger (for a variety of fitness companies), public speaker and author. For the past number of years I've been an educator working for the largest personal training certifications: the American Council on Exercise (ACE) where I helped create a wide variety of education to support how fitness professionals work with their clients, and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) where I teach online courses for people preparing for the NASM personal trainer certification exam. I've had the opportunity to teach workshops to personal trainers around the world and have been quoted in numerous publications (NY Times, LA Times, Washington Post, Shape, SELF, etc...) but the bottom line is that I enjoy helping people change their lives and achieve their maximum potential through exercise. If your goal is to use exercise to enhance your life and you're in the San Diego area, then please contact me to learn how I can help support that objective. ... read more.
Dr. Jessica Matthews, DBH, NBC-HWC, E-RYT 500 is an award-winning, industry leading health and wellness educator. As a seasoned yoga teacher and innovative college professor, she has developed and implemented graduate degree programs as well as comprehensive 200-and 500-hour yoga teacher training programs at the college level in addition to teaching a variety of associate, undergraduate, and graduate-level health and exercise science courses. A former exercise physiologist and licensed educator based in San Diego, California, Jessica serves as assistant professor and program director at Point Loma Nazarene University where she developed and directs the online Master of Kinesiology in Integrative Wellness program. A sought-after and trusted media resource, Jessica regularly contributes as a wellness expert to numerous publications and media outlets, including, but not limited to, CNN, The Washington Post, Women's Health, Men's Fitness, The New York Times, and NPR. A recognized leader and mentor in the field, Jessica was named the 2017 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year for her superior instructional abilities and positive influence within her local community and the global health and fitness industry. An educator and entrepreneur, Jessica is s founder and president of Integrative Wellness Education Inc., in which she delivers keynote speeches, lectures, workshops and workouts at conferences and companies worldwide, including courses in the areas of health coaching, behavior change, mind-body exercise, and professional development in the field of health and fitness. She also designs cutting-edge online courses and programs and has extensive video production experience, including serving as a featured health and fitness expert and guest host on the Oprah brand web series #OWNSHOW through OWNTV. When she isn't talking about health and wellness in a college course, at a conference, or on a video set, Jessica is writing about it as a former contributing editor for SHAPE magazine and a freelance writer for other wellness-focused websites and publications. She also serves as senior advisor for behavioral health coaching for the American Council on Exercise (ACE), developing educational health, fitness and wellness content in the form of textbooks and articles. Additionally, Jessica is the lead author and editor of the ACE Group Fitness Instructor Handbook: The Professional's Guide to Creating Memorable Movement Experiences (2016), and Stretching to Stay Young (Althea Press). One of the first nationally board-certified health and wellness coaches as well as a certified personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and experienced registered yoga teacher (E-RYT500), Jessica holds a bachelors degree in physical education teacher education from Coastal Carolina University where she graduated at the top of her class as well as a masters degree in physical education from Canisius College where she was named to the inaugural Griffs Under 40, a list of notable alumni under the age of 40 who are recognized innovators in their respective fields. She also holds a doctorate in behavioral health with a focus on clinical integrated care from Arizona State University and serves within the Centers for Integrative Health at UC San Diego. ... read more.