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Joseph manuel

Hometown: Beaumont, TX

Credentials/Certification: ACE (Personal Training), DSW (Kinetic Anatomy &Winning Sports Nutrition), AMFPT (Personal Training & Sports Nutrition)

Major(s)/Degree(s): Geoinformatics- the study of Geology, Computer Science and Geographic Information Systems

Experience/Expertise: Over 20 years experience as a trainer/nutritionist and almost 40 years bodybuilding. Worked 10 years at a hospital-based wellness center working with people living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic diseases, taking up where their doctors left off and teaching them the importance of exercise and nutrition for conquering their illness and overcoming the side effects of medication.

Philosophy: My goal is to give people the tools they need to achieve the greatest quality of life for as long as possible through a combination of strength, endurance, and flexibility, while teaching them the importance of eating clean, balanced nutrition. I have what could best be described as a fundamentalist approach toward training, in that I break the body into nine individual muscle groups and target each group specifically. Whether the goal is weight loss, toning, endurance or all out muscle building I believe that specifically targeting each of these areas on a weekly basis yields the greatest return for the least amount of work.

Hobbies/Interests: Martial Arts, Music, and Technology. I have a passion for music and teach jazz piano, jazz guitar, music theory, and music production.


ZECHARIAH R. O'RARDEN

Hometown: Itasca, TX

Credentials/Certification: National Academy of Sports Medicine CPT

Major(s)/Degree(s): Kinesiology Exercise Science Wellness Fitness (Senior)

Experience/Expertise: Official training experience: 3 months/since March 23, 2012. Training Research: Since November 2008 (training with numerous CPTs, Body Building Competitors, and Collegiate Athletes)

Philosophy: Fitness and Exercise is by far the best medicine for Human health in our society. Prevents, cures, and tolerates numerous of human health inconveniences. There is 24 hours in a day, we as a society may spend 8 hours a day working at a job, plus an additional required 8 hours of sleep. Total, that is 16 hours with 8 hours left to spare in our day, why not spend at least 30 minutes to an hour within those extra 8 hours exercising? If we can routine our normal lives to watch our favorite TV series then why not routine our lives with a simple daily exercise? It is important to live healthy; makes life much easier. Would you rather live a harder life? Keep the body clean to live longer. Living THE healthy lifestyle.

Hobbies/Interests: Competing in Sport Competitions (Intramural and outside school leagues), continuous research on fitness training, working out (self-training), practice with anything sports related. 


Adrianna "Nikki" Goudeau

Hometown: Liberty, TX

Credentials/Certification: NASM CPT

Major(s)/Degree(s): Speech Communication, Health Education

Experience/Expertise: May 2012

Philosophy: To improve ourselves, the only choice we have is to work hard. Don't be afraid to go to the next level.

Hobbies/Interests:  Training, Volleyball, Running, Yoga


Kevie Tennant

Hometown: Collinston, Louisiana

Credentials/Certification:Issa Certified Personal Fitness Trainer, Fitour Certified Group Exercise Instructor, American Heart Association CPR AED, State of Texas Notary Public Commission

Major(s)/Degree(s): Accounting Associates Degree

Experience/Expertise: Body Sculpting, Boot Camps, Strength & Endurance, Power Lifting, Water Aerobics, and Cycling

Philosophy: Becoming a stronger, healthier, and better you, with determination and hard work. It's never too late to change.

Hobbies/Interests:  Working out, traveling