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 BOSU, Hedstrom Fitness, Barre Above, Tabata GX, and Lebert Training Systems; 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 and Up-and-Coming Female Presenter 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

My Problem with Your Motivation

Warning : More than a few cuss words sprinkled around some honesty I just can’t take it anymore. I can’t take one more “fitspiration” screen shot sent to me or instagram photo tagged with my name. Let’s be honest : This shit sucks. But Jessica, you teach fitness. Don’t you want people to workout? Yes, […]

Baked Sweet Potato Boats

Boring baked sweet potato? Not anymore! Meet the baked sweet potato I stuffed with Chipotle-inspired goodies. Or as the kiddo called it : Sweet Potato Boats! Last year, I had the habit of creating a menu for dinner for the whole week. This ensured that I bought the right ingredients at the store, plus it […]

My Mom, Yoga, & an EQualizer

Typically when we use fitness equipment, it is to make a movement more difficult than replicating with body weight only. We use additional weight to make the load heavier to lift. We use a BOSU to mimic an unstable surface, which is more difficult to balance upon than the stable earth. I know you get […]

LeHIITā„¢ Defined

Let’s face it : Some fitness professionals often give into the hype of a trend and feed off of the “compliment” that their class is the “hardest” at the gym. For the past few years, HIIT has gotten hot in the fitness industry. Dangerously hot. What is HIIT? High Intensity Interval Training. It is designed […]

Pushing Up Their Push-Up

originally posted on Push Ups : Some people dread the word while others want to do 100 the minute their hands hit the floor. Love them or hate them, push-ups are essential to most group fitness classes. They are a great exercise; Push-ups are surprisingly functional, require no equipment, and tax your entire upper […]

30 Days of Salad Pt. 5

Well, we made it! The challenge of 30 days of salad for dinner was a success. Want to know my 5 take-away tips? 1. Remember to change your lettuce selection. If you don’t want to get bored, don’t plan on eating one type of greens! Remember, there are a lot of options from romaine, green […]

30 Days of Salad Pt. 4

Arrived home from traveling for SCW Mania Cali with the flu. I was under the weather, aka not eating solids, for almost a week. Luckily for me, my husband stepped in as salad creator. Here are some of his creations this week! Green leaf lettuce, tomato, chopped eggs, sauteed mushrooms, and onions Green beans, yellow […]

30 Days of Salad Pt. 3

Things started to get a little tricky as travel plans tried to knock me off my path. But I wouldn’t let it happen! Ok, once I did….but it was my birthday. Behold! the newest salad creations for you to try! Kale, steamed beets, great northern bean, carrots, mushrooms, and avocado Kale, steamed beets, great northern […]

4 fun cardio moves to do anywhere and anytime. While I show them with the bender ball, you can use a water bottle if you want. Check out the new blog at for more info, see these slowed down, learn why I don't think the gym is for everyone, and read why I do believe people may not have time to "workout". Want more moves like this? Join me in Asheville August 27th for Tabata GX instructor training. 6-hours. 6 CECs. At least 6 jokes. to register!
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How often do you use transverse lunges in your training session? We love this transverse lunge with thread the needle with the SurgeĀ®. #TrainerTip: focus on pressing back with your hips to maintain that neutral spine. ... See MoreSee Less

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Finalizing plans for the STEPS in September at-home program that begins Sept. 5th. In my research, I found I need more positivity reminders in my life. What do you do to stay stress-free, happy, and positive? Share with me. ... See MoreSee Less

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