Beau Byron – General Manager
Beau got his B.S. in both kinesiology and accounting from San Diego State University, where he played basketball and attended on a sports/academic scholarship. Beau’s fitness motto is, “You are what you eat.” Habits make the man. He believes in promoting a healthy lifestyle where one can still have fun and enjoy their food as long as they do it in moderation. He reminds our clients that hard work always works better than no work, and those who push and constantly strive to be better will be. Beau reminds us that Fit For Life is a family – a family of people all working hard toward the same goal. Motivation is key, and Beau ensures a positive, encouraging environment here at Fit For Life.
Keith Kern – Manager
Clients call him “Keith Sweat” because that’s what he does, he makes people sweat and he loves it. Keith’s workout style is fun, challenging and intense. He can give people modifications for lower intensity and beginner level exercises as well as more challenging difficult exercises. He believes the job of a good group fitness instructor is to have a circuit for all fitness levels and keep it fun. Keith creates a new workout daily. He wants to make sure our clients never get bored with their workout so he keeps it fresh. Because of his love of sports and coaching youth football, Keith implements a lot of agility and teamwork into his classes. He has a lot of knowledge in nutrition and can help customize a meal plan to meet your fitness goals. Keith believes in committing yourself to a goal, and persisting until you reach that goal. Show up, work hard, sweat your butt off and you’ll feel amazing. Commit – Persist – Succeed.
James “Hitch” Furlow – Head Trainer
James is an IFBB Men’s Physique professional bodybuilding competitor. He has been working as a personal trainer in the fitness industry for 12 years. James recognizes that health is trending in the U.S. From superfoods to new exercise fads like bootcamp, yoga and crossfit, healthy habits are on the tip of the American public’s tongue. The desire to achieve an improved quality of life is driving consumers to pursue specific health and wellness habits, reading package labels and becoming more aware of what they are consuming. The problem is, it takes a strong support system of like-minded people to maintain healthy habits and achieve fitness goals. That’s why James loves Fit For Life, because we provide a welcoming community that we call the “Fit Fam,” where people truly thrive in becoming the best they can be.
Matt Brown – Head Trainer
Matt has been a personal trainer for almost ten years now. He is an ISSA and NASM Certified trainer. Matt also hold certifications in kickboxing, nutrition, and group fitness classes. He enjoys helping our clients achieve not only their fitness goals, but improve their quality of life as well. If you take care of your physical health, then other parts of your life fall into place as well. Fit for Life is a fun, motivating environment that helps all kinds of people become the best versions of themselves.
Bo Kelley has been personal training for over seven years and has his training credentials through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (N.A.S.M). Exercising is an activity Bo truly enjoys, and it shows. Being able to share his passion for health and fitness with others what he enjoys most. As an athlete, Bo has always pushed himself to be the best. The goals he has accomplished through being disciplined and dedicated to fitness has impacted his life forever, and it is is that same impact that drives him to help make others’ lives better. There is always room for improvement when you strive for perfection. Everyday Bo strives for perfection, and you should too!
Justin “Drew” Spencer – Head Trainer
Drew is an ACE (American Council on Exercise) certified Personal Trainer. He is currently working on obtaining his Group Exercise certification as well as becoming a certified U-Jam dance fitness instructor. Drew’s fitness mottos are “train with purpose” and “make fitness fun.” If you don’t enjoy your fitness program, it will be almost impossible to adhere to. That is why Drew loves the culture here at Fit For Life Solutions, not only because we strive to always provide our members and clients with the most awesome workout possible, we also make sure that classes are fun and keep people wanting to come back. Dream big, but work bigger.
Danny Fernandez – Head Trainer
Paula is the senior of the FFL Team who embarked on her fitness journey 7 years ago at the age of 47. After working in the corporate world for over 20 years, she decided it was time to follow her true passion and pursue a career in health and wellness. Her mission is to encourage and teach others how to improve their lives through fitness, health and nutrition. She believes it’s never too late to start something new. Paula is now a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Zumba Instructor, and will complete her NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist certification in Spring of 2017. Paula has completed many endurance events that include half marathons, a triathlon, a half Ironman and numerous obstacles races. She continues to be involved in community events and group training. “Everyday I see our members getting stronger, and that alone is priceless.”
Gracie grew up with an active lifestyle. She has been riding horses from a young age, and also participated in other sports such as gymnastics, swimming, and roller skating. Her love of physical fitness is what initially brought her to FFL as a client. When she exceeded her own expectations of physical capability and “Non-Scale Victory” accomplishments, she wanted to help others do the same. She is most enthusiastic about helping others overcome their fear of trying something new, and turning “I can’t” into “I can” attitudes! Gracie enjoys using her own experiences as a FFL member to help others achieve a healthier lifestyle, and to gain confidence in their various strengths and abilities. She hopes to provide a safe and fun learning environment, and encourages clients to get out of their comfort zones. Seeing people overcome obstacles and accomplish things they didn’t think they could do is the most rewarding part of her job. She’s a testimony that through self discovery and growth, one can achieve a higher, healthier way of living.
Janel graduated from Sacramento State with a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science. As a child she stayed active by participating in ballet and playing basketball. She joined a boxing gym at the age of seventeen and later on decided to pursue an amateur license in boxing. During this time, she learned the fundamentals of plyometrics. In college, Janel was a personal trainer at California Family Fitness where she learned more about weightlifting and resistance training. She also interned with San Jose State’s sports team in their athletic performance facility where she learned how to design and implement sports training programs and help injured athletes with rehabilitation. She is currently working towards getting her CSCS and TRX certifications. Janel has a passion for helping others and motivating them to improve their health and fitness, and is always open to learning new techniques and skills. The process of helping and teaching others to become the best versions of themselves is what keeps her motivated in pursuing her own fitness goals!