In today's society, with all of the different workout and diet systems available it can become very confusing to know what is healthy for you and what is not. Things that used to be considered easy, such as eating healthy and creating workouts, have become more difficult and discouraging to many people. This EmpowerU class we will show you how to put together a simple, but effective workout that you can do anywhere. After taking you through a workout that will give you the best results with a minimal monetary investment, we'll show you how to supplement your exercise with an effective diet. A healthy diet starts with the basics, such as how to read a food label. Today's food labels appear to look the same as 20 years ago, but if you take a closer look you may be surprised to see that they are very different. We'll educate you on how to look past the surface and truly learn what it is that you are putting in your body, because as Mom always said, ' you are what you eat.
Jeff Ackerman graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2008 with a Bachelor's of Science in Education in Health Promotion and Education, specializing in Exercise and Fitness. While working on the degree, he received his Personal Training Certification from the American Council on Exercise (ACE) in 2007. In 2010 Jeff opened his own company, named J. Ackerman Personal Training, LLC. That same year he began training clients under his business name at Fit Body Boot Camp, where he has trained until the present. Jeff has training experience with people of ages ranging from 6 years old to 75, and has included people of all heights, weights, and conditioning levels.
Trisha DeHall began her business career as a fashion designer starting her own business DeHall Designs, Inc. in 1985 after graduating from UC College of Design. There she designed and manufactured a line of spandex athletic wear for stores not only in the United States but in Europe as well. Interested in healthy living, nutrition and bodybuilding, as a natural transition in 1989, Trisha began designing sportswear and became a consultant to a supplement and training company. She was also a national competitive bodybuilder competing in 18 bodybuilding contests and winning 5 including the Master National Championship in 2004. She now holds a Masters in Nutrition and is also a Master Certified Personal Trainer.
Trisha currently owns Cincinnati Fit Body BootCamp where a client has the option of training one on one with a personal trainer, in a semi private session or in a Bootcamp setting. Her Fitness Center is joined by her center for health education and body detoxing, Fit Body Fitness & Detox, LLC. At the center, education on cleansing the body through proper nutrition and colon hydrotherapy is offered.