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

Trainer Tuesday : Jennifer Lenzendorf

In the small town of West Bend, Wisconsin, there is a building that was built in the early 1970s. Originally it was built to accommodate an expanding lawn mower/snowmobile/motorcycle shop. Two decades later, it morphed into a successful real estate and construction business. Now, Jen Lenzendorf has remodeled the building to be the home of […]

What’s Your Niche?

Let’s face it. As humans, we can’t do it all. There is no way to be perfect, knowledgeable, and practiced in every form of group exercise possible. Just as Olympic athletes, you must find your niche as a group fitness instructor. Now don’t freak out, I’m not saying you should be a one-trick pony. There is no […]

Core Galore Updated

Last summer, one of my most successful workout posts was Core Galore. In that post, I shared 6 exercises that you can do to strengthen the core, while staying away from the do-nothing crunches that people stuck in the 90’s still do. Today for Workout Wednesday, I want to share Core Galore Updated! It’s no […]

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

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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?”

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

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