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

How to Make Adequate Regressions for New Exercise Participants

While teaching group fitness classes, one of the most important things to be aware of is the safety need of your class participants. However, when teaching public classes, you often do not know the entire class’s limitations prior to creating your class. It’s vital for all group fitness instructors to have a few tricks up […]

Top 5 Common Fitness Mistakes

Mistake 1 Swings : During bicep curls, your arms should never swing behind you. You should lower slowly back to the start position, and not allow momentum to move the weights behind your hips. Fixes? 1. Bring the weights down so that the back of your hands touch your thighs. Each rep results in a […]

Social Media For Dummies

Social Media is an umbrella term for digital tools that let you share information with a network of others. With social media, you can blog, share videos and ideas, chat, argue, keep in touch, and so much more. Socially driven sites have removed barriers that once stood between businesses and potential customers. Out of the […]

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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