Seriously, thank YOU for visiting my site.

I am Jessica H. Maurer and this is where I post all of my recipes, fitness tips, information on fitness education events, and so much more.

I am a master trainer for Lebert Training Systems, BOSU, Barre Above and Tabata Boot Camp; I spend a lot of time on the road educating fitness professionals and you can check out my calendar here.

I have been a group fitness instructor and personal trainer for over a decade. I post videos, workout ideas, and fitness tips that everyone can use on my blog!

LOK Fitness was started in 2016, and I am proud to be the co-creator of this company. We offer 3-hour educational workshops to make you a better fitness professional. Plus, we were awarded Innovative Program of the Year from SCW Mania California 2016!

I also help people like you start your own fitness programs, blogs, websites, social communities, fitness companies, and much more. Need advice? Check out my services!

Questions? Please email me! I would love to answer all of your questions!

My Newest Blogs

Millet is My New Jam

It’s official; I am in love. No, I am not leaving the hubby, but rather really enjoying Millet lately. Like a lot. What’s millet? Well, it is most often associated as the main ingredient in bird seed, it is not just “for the birds.” It’s a whole grain that is gluten-free, easy to make and […]

The Power of Slowing Down

Over the past year, I have been running. No, not hitting the pavement, but rather racing from deadline to deadline. Most of these projects were thrown haphazardly on my plate with unrealistic finish dates. I tried in full honesty. I stopped blogging (as you can see), I didn’t send newsletters as often, and I didn’t […]

5 Tips to Create Your Own Fit Pro Career Path

I like the idea of sharing where we started as fitness professionals. I have been asked (so many times) where, when, and how do you get started in this insane industry. I understand the need to have a reference point for people who want to begin teaching group fitness. But I have tried to write […]

Memphis!! My heart is full! Everyone, meet the newest Barre Above instructors from Tennessee and Brazil! Thank you for your amazing ideas and energy! Now, go forth and conquer! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

I think interviewing candidates is one of the hardest parts of our job. but I love this tip from GroupExPro.com. I wish my younger-self knew this when I first started. ... See MoreSee Less

Interviewing may be even more telling than an audition. But, if you focus on hypothetical questions versus real life scenarios, you may not get the information you need to make a smart choice! When preparing your questions, remember hypothetical questions typically lead to hypothetical answers. Instead, focus on asking about past performance as it typically predicts future behavior. Think about what you find most valuable and develop questions to see how an instructor has handled him or herself in the past. For example, if customer service is important, you might ask, “Tell me about a time when you had a difficult class participant?” instead of, “If you had a difficult class participant, what would you do?”

View on Facebook

I see your dinner and raise you a homemade gluten-free vegan pizza. And the kiddo approves! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook