Fun and Fit Interview Certified CrossFit Trainer, Justin Kier
- “Don’t be scared of CrossFit”
- “CrossFit is infinitely scalable and can be adjusted and tailored to almost all goals, all adult exercisers, all fitness levels.”
- “The focus of the workout is on Functional Fitness, though many people have lost weight with the program.”
- “While you can perform a CrossFit workout at high intensity, this does not mean you have to do high impact.”
These are just some of the tidbits Justin shares with us as we dive bomb a few myths, discuss the realities of CrossFit, and discover what AMRAP stands for. Might this workout be just right for you? We ask:
- What results can you expect?
- How can you find a good CrossFit program?
- What fitness goals are best met by CrossFit training?
- What type of exerciser is CrossFit really suited for?
Our guest, Justin Kier is Director of Client Experience at Warrior Pride Fitness CrossFit (warriorpridefitness.com) in Marietta, GA. In the fitness world since 2000, he has seen remarkable success with CrossFit for his clients. He is a Level 1 Certified CrossFit coach and works will all ages and demographics to reach extraordinary fitness goals.
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Identical twins and fitness pros Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MAhave been in the fitness industry since the first aerobics studio opened--with them--on the European continent back when leg warmers and thong leotards were the rage. Their fitness experience spans 3 decades on land, sea, and airwaves.Kymberly has taught fitness on 4 continents in 4 languages for 30 years to more than 10,000 exercisers. She is former faculty at University California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in the Department of Exercise & Sport Studies. IDEA, the International Association for Health and Fitness Professionals tapped her to serve as the inaugural editor for Fitness Edge, a publication devoted solely to group exercise leaders. Finally she knew enough people in the exercise world that she became a three-time nominee and finalist for IDEA’s Program Director of the Year award. Kymberly also worked the mind attaining a Master's Degree in English. Her true specialty was conducting business writing seminars and helping professionals communicate more effectively in the business world. From hosting an international fitness TV program to serving as grammar expert on a live show, Kymberly has led, moved and grooved with energy and good grammar for all. Alexandra has been teaching, presenting and writing about fitness for over 25 years (since she was 7 and 1/2)! Currently on staff in the Exercise Studies Department at UCSB, she is also a contributing editor and writer for IDEA Health and Fitness Association's many publications. As an international presenter, Alexandra enjoyed her honeymoon in Venezuela after judging their national fitness championships. Alexandra has her advanced degree in counseling, which qualifies her to ask nosy questions of her two teens. Combining her love of words and the microphone, she has also had a successful run as a radio presenter, emcee and comedian. She loves to work, so she also writes for her blog and is a frequent guest contributor to a variety of blogs about business and health. Kymberly and Alexandra are also the Hosts of Fun and Fit on WomensRadio. Fun and Fit offers answers to audiences’ fitness questions, shares Fun Fit Facts, faces Freak Out Fit Facts head on and helps listeners cut through the hype and fat to reach their fitness goals. Learn, laugh and live it up on your road to health and fitness! Web | More Posts (96)