Rob is the Senior Director of Programming and Innovation for Large Group, Small Group, Yoga and Cycle. He holds a B.S. in exercise science and continues to bring cutting-edge education, programming to the fitness industry. In the past few years, he is responsible for cocreating AMP, EDG, WTRX, Spartan Strong, Team Spartan. He also co-created EMPOWER! fitness events to help educate and inspire instructors from all areas of the fitness community. He is always focused on what can inspire more people to chose a happy, healthy way of life by giving people more choices to find the one thing that excites them to get out of bed and move more. He is a continuing education provider for both ACE and AFAA. Join Rob for at the Life Time in Laguna Niguel. www.empowerfitness.com ... read more.
Alex is a national Signature Brand Ambassador for Life Time Fitness, a member of IDEA’s Health and Fitness Advisory Board, and VIP founding member for Men's Health Fitness Council. With over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry he specializes in program and product development, education and consulting. Alex’s projects include: KettleWorX®, Spartan Strong, WTRX, Kettlebell Kombine, Radius with NBC Sports, and BTFit with BodyTech. He is an international presenter, author, public speaker, innovator of fitness, elite athlete, and fitness enthusiast. Alex is a regular contributor for Men’s Health and has been featured in several national media publications (OXYGEN, SHAPE, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health UK). His television and media appearances include NBC Sports Network, The TODAY Show, Discovery Channel, Hallmark’s Home & Family, CBS The Talk, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and CNN Headline News. ... read more.
Skip Jennings is the author of Spirit Explosions, Group Manager for Equinox-Pasadena, a motivational speaker, trusted transformational coach, fitness instructor at SpiroFit, Master Trainer for Schwinn Fitness and owner of Mind, Body, Spirit Solutions. Skip’s presentations have been featured with IDEA Health and Fitness Association and conventions such as: Sara City Workouts, Crunch Conventions, Can Fit Pro, and IRHSA USA and IRHSA Latin America. His transformation guidance and expertise can be found on Ideafit.com, SkipJennings.com, SpiritualNuggets.wordpress.com and many other online blogs and services. Skip Jennings has transformed the lives of many clients with spiritual principles and philosophies empowering the Mind, Body and Spirit. He is certified by AFAA, ACE, and the National Academy of Sports Medicine and has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from NYU. With 20 years of experience, over fifteen qualifications in fitness and nutrition, and licensed as spiritual counselor/life coach, Skip continues to help transform the planet one life at a time. ... read more.
Robert Sherman is GM and CFO of TRUEBODY, president of Robert Sherman Fitness, LLC., Schwinn and SPRI Master Trainer, and Lead Trainer with ActivMotion Bar. With over 35 years in the fitness industry, Robert is recognized worldwide as an accomplished speaker, trainer and consultant. He can be seen in numerous exercise videos, print and television. Robert was named one of the top 100 fitness trainers in America by Men’s Journal and Allure and was selected by the Washington Post as one of the best fitness instructors in the Washington DC area. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and marketing from the University of Maryland. Certifications: ACE, ACSM, AFAA ... read more.
Jeremy Shore, Group Education Director at Matrix Fitness. CSCS, NASM-PES, CES, CPT has been working in the fitness industry for more than 18 years. Jeremy is the founder of StrengthToServe.com and reGYMS.com. Former Education Director at Dynamax Medicine Balls and Trigger Point Performance. Jeremy has made appearances on The Doctors, The Rachael Ray Show as Rachael’s trainer, and on morning shows coast to coast. Jeremy is an Expert Contributor for ReebokONE, Livestrong.com, and Men’s Health Magazine. He regularly appears in publications including Men’s Health, Outside, Runner’s World, Men’s Journal, and Men’s Fitness. Jeremy's latest projects include the Men's Health 15 Minute Workout DVD, 3V 30-Second Fitness (You Tube), Livestrong.com (current) Online Expert Host. Follow Jeremy on Twitter @ShoreFitness / Instagram: jeremyshore ... read more.
Kimberly is the Senior Director of Group Fitness, Yoga and Indoor Cycling for Life Time Fitness, a premier ‘healthy way of life’ company that operates over 100 centers across the United States and Canada. She is a member of the IDEA Program Director Committee, LifePower Yoga Faculty Member and one of Exercise TV’s Star Trainers as well as star of several exercise videos. She is the co-creator of 5 Star Development Training and co-producer of EMPOWER! Fitness Events. Known for her passion, enthusiasm and humor, Kimberly travels the world as a Presenter, Motivational Speaker and Continuing Education Provider. Kimberly’s philosophy: Do what you love – LOVE what you do! ... read more.
Ken Weichert (aka SGT Ken®) CSP™, USA-MRT, USA-MFT, ACE-GFI is an award-winning international speaker, six-time US Army Soldier of the Year, Master Fitness Trainer, Master Resilience Trainer, Counterintelligence Agent and decorated combat veteran. Ken is a CSP™ (Certified Speaking Professional), a member of the National Speakers Association, and a graduate of the John C. Maxwell Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker Course. Ken has trained over one million Service Members and civilians through Operation Fit to Fight, has written over 100 articles for GX®, Backpacker®, Outside®, Health®, and created the Operation Family Fit video series and family fitness kits for the Air National Guard. Ken was awarded the Canadian Fitness Professionals (canfitpro) 2011 Best New Presenter of the Year, the EMPOWER Fitness 2013 Male Presenter of the Year, the IDEA WORLD 2016 Fitness Instructor of the Year, the EMPOWER Fitness 2017 Inspiration Award of the Year, the Canadian Fitness Professionals (canfitpro) 2017 International Presenter of the Year, has been featured numerous times on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox news, and continues to serve as a host for the Fit for Duty show on the Pentagon Channel. Ken was awarded a Letter of Appointment by the Chinese Government, naming him the Ambassador of Health and Fitness for the city of Changsha. Ken was awarded his tenth Army Commendation Medal for creating the Warrior Fit Camp program for the Tennessee Army National Guard Suicide Prevention Task Force, helping thousands of Armed Service Members turn stress into strength and obstacles into opportunities through physical and emotional resiliency coaching and leadership training. ... read more.